October 27th 2009 8:30 am

Heads up! A newer version of this product is out!

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Criteria Comments Rating
  • Media support Pretty good selection of channels, but there is no option to connect a USB drive like later models. so-so
  • Video quality Consistent video quality. Occasional freezing when using Hulu and Amazon channels good
  • Audio quality No comments great!
  • Ease of use Will often go unresponsive. Video will keep playing and then the Roku box will crash. Seems to happen the most on Hulu and Amazon VOD apps. poor
  • Design and form factor Awesome size and form factor. great!
Detailed review
Great, easy to use box. Decent selection of channels free and premium. Box is sluggish and unresponsive when playing Hulu Plus channel.

I recommend using a wired connection. More consistent video without as many hiccups.