Sony SMP-N100 USB media player

Sony SMP-N100 USB media player review: This media streamer offers with inbuilt Wi-Fi

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  • Expert Rating

    3.75 / 5
  • User Rating

    4.50 / 5 (of 2 Reviews)
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    $ 229.00 (AUD)

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Evan Longmire



Everything but what's not...
Limited support for file types over WiFi
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I bought a Sony SMP-N100 as a replacement for my Kaiser Baas Wi-Fi Media Player.

I decided to make the upgrade for a couple of features that the Sony offered; the XrossMedia user interface, the nice remote and the unobtrusive lights on the front.
(The equivalent features on the K.B. are just awful.)

So imagine my shock when i pushed the WPS button and connected it to my network (with NAS) only to find it doesn't support my 'test' HD video! :O
I thought surely it must be a "P.I.C.N.I.C." issue!?
Nope.. I'm sad to say it but despite having the features i upgraded for it does NOT support a myriad of commonly used video file types over Wi-Fi! :'(

To cut the long story short-
Even though i have to bring in a portable HD and physically attach it to the Sony in order to watch those certain file types (hardly worth complaining about but still annoying), i'm still using the Sony for the same reasons i upgraded to it in the first place;
the XrossMedia user interface* is smooth and easy to use, the remote is responsive well designed and the unobtrusive lighting at the front turns off when i turn it off. :D

IMO the Sony SMP-N100 is a far superior device.

*And the many streaming web content channels it provides were a nice surprise too! ;)

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