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Roku Soundbridge M1000/M1001

alaTest has collected and analyzed 153 reviews of Roku Soundbridge M1000/M1001. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers really like the size and price. The design and usability also get good views, but there are some mixed comments about the reliability. Some have doubts about the software.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Roku Soundbridge M1000/M1001 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Roku Soundbridge M1000/M1001

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 113 user reviews of Roku Soundbridge M1000/M1001 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the size and design. The price and usability are also mentioned favorably. There are some mixed opinions about the reliability.

usability, price, design, size

79% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Jun, 2022

Expert review by : Matthew Overington (goodgearguide.com.au)

Roku SoundBridge M1000

 

Roku's SoundBridge M1000 is a snazzy piece of industrial design, built for piping digital audio from a PC (or Internet connection), to a home stereo. ...

Stylish industrial design, outstanding functionality

Display can be hard to read from a distance

Universal plug and play support, wireless and wired networking, and both analogue and digital outputs combine to make the Roku SoundBridge M1000 a top-notch network music player.

Sep, 2005

Expert review by : Nathaniel Wilkins (cnet.com.au)

Roku SoundBridge M1000

 

Roku SoundBridge is a network music player that lets you play your Mac or PC digital music files anywhere in the house - connecting your stereo or powered speakers to your computer's digital music library.

Supports iTunes and Slim Devices' SlimServer software ; Includes 802.11b wireless card ; Large, bright text display ; Rhapsody support via a third-party plug-in ; Simple interface ; Optical and coaxial digital audio outputs ; Works with Windows and Mac

Can't stream secure AAC files purchased from iTunes store ; Side-mounted cable covers aren't durable ; Small remote control ; Pricier than competing models that also stream video and images ; Lacks a headphone jack

In the final analysis, the Roku SoundBridge M1000 is a better-than-average audio-only digital media receiver.It's better-looking and slightly more affordable than the Slim Devices' Squeezebox but not quite as durable or as stable as that model

Sep, 2004

Consumer review (cnet.com.au)

Roku SoundBridge M1000

 

excellent, use it every day

all good

on the m1000 model black ends very loose fitting & could break easy

Jul, 2007

Consumer review (cnet.com.au)

"Works as advertised."

 
Feb, 2006

Consumer review (cnet.com.au)

"Great product, shop around, bought mine AU$349"

 

There isn't a perfect device in this cl****. It's horses for courses, depending on your requirements. For music buffs the lack of lossless support in some formats is a drawback but for most mere mortals this really isnt a problem. This thing streams...

Nov, 2005

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