Popcorn Hour C-200 USB2

  • Popcorn Hour C-200 USB2
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Based on 17 scores, 33 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    10
  • Good:
    4
  • Average:
    1
  • Bad:
    2

Pros:

  • Fast, Very expandable with USB, hard drive, CD drive, DVD, Blu-Ray drive, Can view internet video, radio, etc.
  • Build Quality, Image / Sound Quality, Sigma Designs SMP8643, BluRay Support, Optical Drive Bay / 3.5' HDD Tray, 2.5' HDD Cage, 4 External USB Ports, Ability To Add Extra Memory Module, Ability To Add Your Own Fans

Cons:

  • Large footprint, WiFi is not built in, No web browser or Netflix feature, Some issues with playing SD CDs in Blu-Ray drive
  • Some Features Not Yet Available, No eSATA Port, Price In The EU

Expert reviews and ratings

By DigitalVersus on

the basic model will set you back around £300. Then you'll need a computer Blu-ray drive for around £100 and a 500 GB...

By Expert Reviews on 80

The C-200 is probably the most versatile media streamer we've ever reviewed, but most people are unlikely to use all its features and should just get a PS3....

By Whathifi.com on 100

The C-200 builds on the capability and flexibility of its smaller, cheaper A-110 sibling. As in that player, the C-200 is available in various forms, with this iteration offering the delights of substantial built-in hard-disk space (500GB) and its...

By IT Reviews on

Fans of the Popcorn Hour brand will no doubt argue that the C-200's capabilities from a performance and media-support standpoint put it up there with the best on the market, and to a degree this is true. Considering the high-price of the base unit,...

By Pocket-lint on 70

The C-200 is clearly aimed at more experienced users who appreciate the level of configuration and control available, but at this price its fair to expect a bit more in the basic packageKey specs3.5mm jack, Component, Composite, Ethernet, HDMI,...

By The Gadgeteer on

I am a TV junkie and whenever I accidentally miss one of my favorite shows, I use various methods to download the video file so I can watch it. I don’t watch the shows on my iMac or iPhone though. I stream them to my 65″ RPTV so I can watch...

By RegHardware on 75

The C-200 is a powerful, competent if sometimes temperamental media streamer with plenty of expansion opportunities and if it came fully loaded with a wireless card, Blu-ray drive and a 250GB hard drive for around 350 we'd say it was a...

By TechRadar on 80

When it comes to intuitive media streaming and integrated NAS (network attached storage) the family of Network Media Tank products from Popcorn Hour spring readily to mind. Using simple but effective middleware from Syabas, these boxes have built a...

By Tom's Guide on

These new devices help you bring tunes and video files to your TV from your PCs and drives around your house. Which one is best? The year is almost at an end. While the year was chock full of praise-worthy trends in technology and consumer...

By Home Cinema Choice on

Few jukebox products have as fervent a fan base as those from Popcorn Hour. Built around a simple user interface and an accommodating approach to file formats, models like the A-110, and the HDX-1000 variant from HD Digitech, are fan favourites....

By Real World Labs on

When i first heard about the A110 i was not really impressed and since i knew nothing of PopCorn Hour products i did not expect that i would be reviewing something special and i was not totally wrong since in comparison with the A100 the...

By TechwareLabs on

One of the best way to save money and still get a kick ass home theater set up has always been three words, “build it yourself”. Now the company Saybas is changing that and hopefully for the better with the Popcorn Hour C200. The Popcorn...

By DigitalReviews on

When looking at the previous popcorn products reviewed to date - A100, A110, and even the black sheep B-110 - there is an obvious evolution at play here. The C-200 is essentially a cross between the A-110 and what the B-110 should've been.If you are...

By DigitalVersus on 100

According to PopcornHour, the C-200 could well be a future star in the world of multimedia hard drives. And, on paper at least, it has everything it needs to succeed: it takes all of the strengths of the A-110 and adds even more features. Now with a...

By CNET UK on 91

We've awarded the Popcorn Hour C-200 the same score as the older Popcorn Hour A-110. Although the C-200 offers much more functionality, there are currently some issues that need to be fixed before it can reach its full potential. We're pretty...

By Dvice on

Imagine a box that can play almost any video or audio file from anywhere, right there in your home theater. Thats the promise of the $300 Syabas Popcorn Hour C-200, billed as a Networked Media Tank (NMT) that brings digital movies, photos and tunes...

By The Review Crew on

There are a lot of excited people in the office today! The courier just dropped off a rather large parcel containing the brand new Popcorn Hour! We immediately ripped open the package, but not before taking a few photos first!For those of you who...

International Review By Planet sans fil on 90

Si nous devions acheter un NMT et si nous en avions les moyens, ce serait sans hsiter le Popcorn Hour C-200 que nous prendrions.Cest vraiment la Rolls Royce des lecteurs multimdias de salon. Malheureusement, son prix le met hors de...

International Review By Chip.de on 85

Der Popcorn Hour C-200 ist ein idealer Universal-Multimedia-Player, denn er spielt nicht nur sämtliche Audio- und Videoformate ab, sondern lässt sich sogar mit einem Blu-ray-Disc-Laufwerk...

International Review By PC-Welt.de on

Die Popcorn Hour C-200 überraschte vor allem durch ihre supereinfache Bedienung. Lesen Sie im Test, ob auch die Bildqualität punkten konnte. Die Popcorn Hour C-200 zeichnet sich durch eine aufwändige Konstruktion aus: einem Gehäuse...