Media streamer reviews

All the media streamers we're reviewed, on sale in Australia

If you want to watch downloaded movies, play music or watch slideshows on your TV, the best way to do it is to buy a media streamer. These dedicated boxes hook up to your home network and TV to display all the shared files you've got, and can also play back files off USB or an internal hard drive.

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Western Digital Elements Play Multimedia Drive (2TB)

This is a great value 2TB Western Digital media player that can display virtually any video format on your TV. We wish it had an eSATA or USB 3.0 port to facilitate faster transfers, and also that it had a better remote control. Considering the price, we can live with these omissions.

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  • 2nd Nov., 2010
  • Elias Plastiras
  • Western Digital
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  • Pros:
  • Large story capacity, easy to use, can play media off an attached USB drive, can play a huge range of formats
  • Cons:
  • No USB 3.0, no eSATA, very small remote control

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