Strong codec and container support.
500GB hard drive included.
Excellent file support.
Intuitive user interface.
Easy-to-use multifunction remote.
Several connectivity options.
500GB hard drive.
Built-in YouTube, Flickr, Internet radio support.
Easy setup, supports a variety of video formats.
No love for Netflix, Amazon, or Hulu.
Video streaming is very weak.
Graphics are rather plain.
Sometimes displays wrong album art.
No external keyboard option.
Internet video content limited to partners.
User Interface still clunky in spots.
By DigitalVersus on April 28, 2010
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...60
By Good Gear Guide on February 10, 2010
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....80
By Whathifi.com on December 29, 2009
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...80
By Maximum PC on December 23, 2009
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...80
By PC Authority on November 20, 2009
Jam-packed with features, but it struggles to compete with the best....50
By Macworld UK on October 19, 2009
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...80
By PC Advisor on August 03, 2009
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...90
By TechRadar on August 03, 2009
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...80
By CNET Australia on July 29, 2009
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...73
By V3.co.uk on July 21, 2009
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...80