Samsung BD-F8500M 3D Smart Blu-ray Disc Player with 500GB HDD and Built In Wi-Fi (New for 2013)

February 19, 2014 - Comment

Product Features Share video with PCs, tablets and smartphones Watch video on the move using Remote Access See two channels at once or web surf while watching Record two shows at once and watch them later

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(as of April 20, 2020 6:45 am GMT+0000 - Details)

Product Features

  • Share video with PCs, tablets and smartphones
  • Watch video on the move using Remote Access
  • See two channels at once or web surf while watching
  • Record two shows at once and watch them later

Comments

JG says:

Samsung BD-F8500 Smart Bluray player with 500Gb drive The drive integrated well with my Samsung TV and the program guide and vie or record scheduling worked well. There is, however, poor “lip sync” on the direct TV which is worse on the recordings and can be annoying,Otherwise this side of things OKDVD Bluray player – Can’t say much about this – it just works.Smart hub. You will require to download the full instruction book from the web to get anywhere. – Plenty of apps for the purchase of films. The usual social sites are included. iPlayer is there but not the regional ones like STV. The web browser works BUT using the remote control to type in destinations and passwords is exceptionally slow and tedious. Fortunately my remote keyboard and mouse solved this problem.Big miss is Skype which I use frequently by connecting my laptop to the TV. Samsung seem inconsistent in which sets etc. they supply this app for.Allshare worked with my old desktop TV but NOT with a fairly new laptop. I(t should be…

M. Gledhill says:

Terrible UI, horrible user experience As a Brit, now living in Switzerland, I bought the Samsung BD-F8500 Blu-Ray for two things: watching Blu-Rays, and giving me a friendly way to record programmes via my cable service’s CI+ card.First impressions are good. It’s a good looking device, with it’s right hand curved side, and is cheaper, less bulky and has a bigger hard disc than the “Samsung BD-E8300” model which it’s replaced.Some users complained about the high noise level of their Samsung BD-E8300 device. You can hear the BD-F8500′ fan when it’s in use, but it’s not too distracting. I’d say it’s comparable to having a reasonably quiet desktop PC’s fan.That’s the good news.The bad news starts when you open the manual, and you realise this product isn’t quite ready for release yet. Even the latest version of the manual on Samsung’s website (April 2003) is barely useful, and often contains badly translated instructions .For example,…

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