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Yes, I bought it and it is a great player but it has some issues with ARC (Audio Return Channel) functionality.
 

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Yea I just recevied mine 2 days ago, and no problems seems to handle all my files, have it connected to a matrix 4x2 switcher one hdmi to 5 year old sammy plazma with excellent picture, and second hdmi to benq w1070 real nice
 

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I just got one last week, and ordered another for a different room. I only use it with attached hard drives at the moment, so can't comment on network functionality. So far it plays every file type I've thrown at it. It even plays FLV, and Real Media files. It plays 3D BD ISO's as well.


The UI is pretty bare bones, but I really bought it so I can rip my BD collection to hard drives, so I don't need to run to my media room for disks all the time. I have an Oppo 103, but with Cinavia I won't be able to use it to serve my newer titles.


This is miles ahead of the WDTV HD I've been using for the last 4-5 years.
 

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I have had mine for 4 weeks. This player is a great buy for the money. Streams 3D bluray ISO's from my NAS over gigabit Ethernet. Quality is awesome. I have a 55in Panasonic VT55, the 3d looks just as good as my Panasonic bluray player. The interface is a little sketchy. The remote feels a little cheap in your hands. The picture playback makes up for those small complaints. For $139.95 & FREE Shipping from amazon, hard to beat
 

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Originally Posted by comicguy  /t/1454075/kdlinks-hd700#post_22874205


yep. nothing to write home about

Disagree. Roughly $100 cheaper than the Mede8er 600X3D. Looks like similar Linux kernel, just not as dressed up as the Mede8er. Streams SMB 3D mkv and ISO stutter free. Given all the boxes that don't do that I would say if you are looking for solid 3D mkv or ISO playback for very little money and don't need a video jukebox etc, this is a very good little piece of hardware. What is not to like?
 

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This big question is can it do 23.976 fps natively like the Mede8er just added with the latest firmware. It's the first device (including HTPCs) I've ever seen play video 100% stutter free.
 

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How does this compare with Micca EP600? I am either buying a Micca which is $20 cheaper or this unit. So would like to check for feedback/comparison on both. Thanks!.
 

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I am in the same situation. My PS3 is not cutting it anymore and i have been trying to find a good replacement. The NetGear NETTV550 should be the one to beat but the reviews are horrible. I dont mind spending up to $200 if I am getting a solid product that will do everything it says.

Any opinions?
 

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You can get the Mede8er MED600X3D for under $200. If you want 3D and stutter-free playback is your main concern, it is probably the way to go. Unfortunately the jukebox leaves A LOT to be desired and the remote is horrible. Even if you use your own remote it doesn't help - when you press a button it's a major pain to get it to not press twice.
 

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thanks for the reply. I dont have a 3D TV so thats not my concern. Ease of use and setup are my biggest concerns. I just dont want to worry about having corrupt files because PS3 doesnt want to play them. Aside from the remote you are happy with the MED600X3D? Stutter free palyback is definitely expected.
 

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I own two KDLINKS HD680s and it is one of the best media players on the market. I tried other media players (except for the ones mentioned in this thread)

Ueebo, WDLive, Google TV, ROKU and one or two more that I've forgotten but the KDLINKS player was the easiest and most versatile player. I use it strictly to stream media files

to my TV's. It can play every media format and it never loses the connectivity with the network. No other device listed could match it's playback and connectivity prowess.

IMO KDLINKS is a winner.
 

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Can't seem to find this info easily through Google, wondering if you guys know:


What's inside the box? How much RAM, CPU, etc. are you given with this HD700?


How strong is the WiFi connection? I bought one of these devices a few months ago and the WiFi signal on it is absolutely horrible. I get constant stuttering and buffering with XBMC from a Router one floor below while my tablet, at further range, gets 100% signal and rarely buffers.
 

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the WDTV live has been working great for me except a few media files dont want to play on it. I dont know if its copyright protection but the file extensions are correct. Other than that its cheap and easy.
 

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I have the Kdlinks HD700

I had The Med8er XD1000(wish I still did)

I have a PCH A-400


Of those players the Kdlinks is the most basic. If all you want to do is play a video from a storage device, local network, usb, etc...the Kdlinks will fit the bill.

However if you want continued development the Med8er is probably the best option with the PCH coming in second.

Anyone who asks about which media player to get, I will recommend the Med8er 75% of the time. The only advantage the PCH has is looks(imo), slight video quality improvements, built in movie/tv show scraper, & forced subs.

The Med8er trumps it in playback, hardware/software implantation(less bugs/crashes), & community support.

I do find the PCH is a little easier to use & has a better remote also.

But if all you want is video playback, the Kdlinks is a barebones Realtek 1186 player. It's a stripped down Med8er in a since.
 
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Originally Posted by liquidmetal  /t/1454075/kdlinks-hd700#post_23344164


Sounds like pch can stream most 3d blurays over wired enet now via samba. Can med8er do that cadett?

Not sure. I can tell you this though, the Med8er averaged a throughput of 14MB/s & the PCH averages 24 MB/s on my network. I use an internal hdd at the moment.
 

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Originally Posted by liquidmetal  /t/1454075/kdlinks-hd700#post_23344164


Sounds like pch can stream most 3d blurays over wired enet now via samba. Can med8er do that cadett?
PCH A-400 still has issues with 3D from what I'm reading here .
 
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