Netgear Digital Entertainer Live EVA2000
Two USB ports.
Supports WMA Lossless.
Many content sources, online and off.
Network digital media streamer.
Access to content from various entertainment Web sites; YouTube channel.
VuNow and Roxio CinemaNow access.
Quick, easy-to-use interface.
Max video resolution limited to 720p.
Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon streaming requires third-party software and a host PC.
Doesn’t support FLAC.
No S/PDIF audio output.
Interface and remote quirks.
Need to leave computer on for a few Internet services.
Bias towards Windows sources.
Internet-only content sometimes too niche.
Need to purchase licenses to access anything other than YouTube, VuNow and your own content after trial periods expire.
Wi-Fi sold separately.
Some inconsistencies in file type playback.
By Good Gear Guide on July 27, 2010
Netgear's Digital Entertainer Live EVA2000 is a fine media streamer for those of you who want to stream videos off a USB 2.0 hard drive onto an older, standard-definition TV, but if you want to view good quality video on a high-definition screen,...40
By Web User on July 01, 2010
Pros and ConsProduct Pros: + Adequate at streaming movies and music over a HomePlug network Product Cons: - Not properly converted to the UK - Pricey and lacks latest features Most of us watch online video on our PCs but we'd probably prefer to be...60
By Digital Trends on January 05, 2010
The Netgear EVA2000 Digital Entertainer Live boasts a low list price of $149.99, but its limitations make it a questionable buy, even at this price...50
By Electronista on December 24, 2009
With a budget price point of only $150, there is a lot to like in the Entertainer Live. The user interface is unpolished, and the remote is a touch small, the Entertainer Live offers a surprisingly broad mix of content options and great connectivity...80
By TechRadar on December 05, 2009
The Netgear EVA2000 compact media player resembles one of Netgear's popular routers. It connects to one of these via Ethernet, and to your TV via HDMI. The EVA2000 then allows you to view content stored on your network or USB devices, and among the...60
By SmallNetBuilder on November 16, 2009
Easy-to-use device plays multimedia content from local or Internet sources on analog or...-
By PracticallyNetworked on November 12, 2009
Cons: no 1080p output and limited codec support for 720p; BYO HDMI cable; some features will require additional subscription fee In the past year or so, the act of television "cord cutting"—dropping cable or satellite TV service and opting instead...-
By Trusted Reviews on October 21, 2009
There's a veritable cornucopia of streaming video players available. While you might think that's great for us consumers, it does make it difficult to decide just which you should pick - especially as there's little that manufacturers can do...70
By cnet on October 08, 2009
The Netgear Digital Entertainer Live is an easy-to-use networked digital media streamer in a small package. Read full review See all...65