Netgear Digital Entertainer Elite EVA9150

  • Netgear Digital Entertainer Elite EVA9150
77
Based on 29 scores, 32 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    5
  • Good:
    15
  • Average:
    4
  • Bad:
    5

Pros:

  • Dualband 802.11n.
  • Strong codec and container support.
  • 500GB hard drive included.

Cons:

  • No love for Netflix, Amazon, or Hulu.
  • Video streaming is very weak.

Expert reviews and ratings

By DigitalVersus on 60

Internet services You can access various internet services with a nice graphics layout. Note the Youtube and FlickR plugins. There's also Internet radio and RSS flow support. The most surprising feature is the possibility of controlling a computer...

By Good Gear Guide on 80

The Netgear Digital Entertainer Elite is a must-buy for technology-shy HDTV owners. Even without a HDTV, it remains one of the most user-friendly and versatile media players we’ve ever had the pleasure of testing....

By Whathifi.com on 80

While the EVA9000 (confusingly also known as the EVA9150) has the appearance of an affordable DVD player, it feels extremely solidly built. What's more, rather than an optical disc drive, the Netgear has a 500GB hard disk, so as well as streaming...

By Maximum PC on 80

All that and a hard drive, too! Netgear’s EVA9150 improves on the previous-generation Digital Entertainer HD EVA8000 in just about every way. But its best feature has to be the integrated 500GB hard drive, which adds a mere $50 to the new...

By PC Authority on 50

Jam-packed with features, but it struggles to compete with the best....

By Macworld UK on 80

The Netgear is very much the big daddy of wireless media streamers. It’s at least the size of a standalone DVD player and its rear bristles with connection options. It is also one of the few devices to support wireless draft-n: ideal for video...

By PC Advisor on 90

We found the Netgear Digital Entertainer Elite 9150 perhaps the most dependable and likable of the media streamers. Setup was easy, the onscreen prompts and status updates meant you always knew where you were with the setup procedure and once...

By TechRadar on 80

The Netgear EVA9150 media server, otherwise known as the Digital Entertainer Elite, is one of a rash of devices for playing media stashed away on a computer or network hard drive. This can be streamed via Ethernet, wirelessly or directly accessed...

By CNET Australia on 73

While the Netgear EVA9150 is far from perfect, it offers an easy way to access the widest array of digital audio, photo and video files for the do-it-yourself...

By V3.co.uk on 80

One of the most versatile media streamers weve seen, but also one of the most expensive Good points Built-in hard disk; high-definition support; easy to use; excellent format support Bad points Expensive; remote control takes some getting used to...

By PC Mag on 60

With a huge hard drive and excellent file support, Netgears EVA9150 is a strong media extender, but its weakness with streaming video will likely be a deal-breaker for...

By PCWorld on 87

Netgears Digital Entertainer Elite is the most versatile example to date of a rare breed: set-top media players that can be used by "the rest of us." With their terminal-like interfaces that only a geek could love, most such boxes seem to appeal...

By Computeractive on 80

It’s difficult to think of a better streamer in the current market, but you’re paying a lot of money for this level of...

By IT Reviews on -

Its difficult to find enough good things to say about the Entertainer Elite, which builds on the EVA8000 primarily through a more responsive interface, better streaming performance and file management and an excellent remote control. When you throw...

By RegHardware on 70

The EVA9150 is a very good network streamer with comprehensive format support and good quality playback. The new additions such as the hard drive and 802.11n support are welcome features and, overall, its more refined than its predecessor. However,...

By CNET UK on 80

The Netgear EVA9150 Digital Entertainer Elite is a good machine. We were very pleased with its picture quality, and if you can make use of the removable hard drive, then it's likely to impress. Because of its size, this machine will appeal to the...

By Pocket-lint on 90

For those serious about sharing media collections around the home and viewing video online, this is the most effective solution we’ve seen to date, if you can afford itKey specsAnalogue audio, Component, Composite, Ethernet, HDMI, Optical,...

By Digital Trends on 60

Streaming standard-def movies from computers and remote hard drives to televisions has been old hat for years now. But for high-def connoisseurs looking to step up to the good stuff – pure 1080p digital content – extreme file size and...

By SmallNetBuilder on -

Disk-based Network Multimedia Player supporting many formats and Internet Video and photos without requiring a companion...

By cnet on 73

While its a bit pricey and far from perfect, the Netgear Digital Entertainer Elite EVA9150 offers an easy way to access the widest array of digital audio, photo, and, especially, video files for the do-it-yourself...