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Netgear Digital Entertainer Elite EVA9150

Netgear Digital Entertainer Elite EVA9150
alaScore 90

43 reviews

Dec, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 43 reviews of Netgear Digital Entertainer Elite EVA9150. The average rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Comments about the design and usability are on the whole positive. Many are less positive about the reliability and size.

usability, design

price, size, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Netgear Digital Entertainer Elite EVA9150 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Jeff Bakalar (

Netgear EVA9150


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 crowd.

Extensive format compatibility ; Streams RSS feeds and YouTube videos ; Includes user-replaceable 500GB hard drive ; 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi compatibility ; Doesn't require Windows Media Center

Occasionally crashes ; Can't play DRM iTunes Store and Flash-based videos

Minor glitches and a few crashes aside, the feature set and enormous compatibility found with the Digital Entertainer Elite gives it a huge leg up over competing models. The fact that it doesn't require Windows Media Center is a big advantage and its...

Jul, 2009

Expert review by : Jeff Bakalar (

NetGear Digital Entertainer Elite EVA9150 review: NetGear Digital Entertainer Elite EVA9150


NetGear Digital Entertainer Elite EVA9150

Network media streamer; enormous file playback compatibility; can access media RSS feeds and play many online video files; includes user-replaceable 500GB hard drive; 802.11a/b/g/n compatible; doesn't require Windows Media Center; plays YouTube videos...

A bit pricey; occasionally crashes; can't play any DRM iTunes Store video purchases; no access to Flash-based online video; and no streaming video services, like Netflix or Amazon Video On Demand.

While it's a bit pricey and far from perfect, the Netgear Digital Entertainer Elite EVA9150 offers an easy way to access the widest array of digital audio, photo, and, especially, video files for the do-it-yourself crowd.

Apr, 2009

Expert review by : Sasha Muller (

Netgear's Digital Entertainer Elite EVA9150 is a good media streamer, let down by a clunky interface


Jam-packed with features, but it struggles to compete with the best.

Nov, 2009

Consumer review (

Netgear EVA9150


I bought this thing because of its interface and specs - wow, it looked great. On paper.

nice looking interface

crashed and never recovered

Nov, 2010

Consumer review (

Netgear EVA9150


While I can see my photos stored on the server, I could do just as well using a memory stick. I had hoped to be able to view Bigpond movies on the TV rather than in front of the PC, however that cannot be done. Supposedly I can view Itunes moves but...

Sep, 2010

Product Specifications

Built-in Display

Type: None

Combined Device

Type:Digital multimedia receiver


Colour of product:Black

Digital Player (Recorder)

Device Type:Digital player (HDD)

Digital Storage Media

Type:Hard disc drive

Dimensions & Weight


File formats

Audio formats supported:AAC, AC3, AIFF, FLAC, LPCM, M4A, MP3, PCM, WAV, WMA
Image formats supported:BMP, PNG
Video compression formats:DivX, MOV, MP4, MPG, VOB, Xvid


Country Kits:Europe
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:NETGEAR Digital Entertainer Elite

Network & Internet Multimedia

Connectivity Protocols:IEEE 802.11a / IEEE 802.11b (Wi-Fi) / IEEE 802.11g / IEEE 802.11n (draft) / IEEE 802.3 (Ethernet) / IEEE 802.3u (Fast Ethernet)
Functionality:Digital audio playback / Digital photo playback / Digital video playback / Internet radio playback / WEB browsing


Ethernet LAN:Y
Frequency band:2.4/5
Security algorithms:WPA-PSK, WPA2-PSK, WPS

Other features

Battery Type:AA
Compatible operating systems:Microsoft Windows XP, Windows Vista, Mac OSX 10.4
Compliance industry standards:802.11a/b/g/n
Connectivity Technology:Wireless
Data Transfer Rate:10
Number of Batteries Supported:2

Packaging Content

Cables included:HDMI, RCA

Ports & interfaces

Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) out:1
Digital audio coaxial out:1
Digital Audio Optical Out:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
HDMI ports quantity:1
S-Video outputs quantity:1
SCART ports quantity:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2


Power requirements:100-240V, 50-60 Hz, 2.5A

Radio System

Device Type: None


Hard Drive Capacity:500

System requirements

Internet connection required:Y
Mac compatibility:Y
Minimum hard disk space:20
Minimum processor:Intel Pentium 500 MHz
Minimum RAM:120
Optical drive required:Y

TV Tuner

Type: None

Weight & Dimensions

Height :50.8