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AC Ryan Playon!HD Mini2

AC Ryan Playon!HD Mini2
alaScore 85

85 reviews

May, 2020

alaTest has collected and analyzed 85 reviews of AC Ryan Playon!HD Mini2. The average rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the design and reliability. The price and size also get good comments.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the AC Ryan Playon!HD Mini2 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 19 user reviews of AC Ryan Playon!HD Mini2 from The average user rating for this product is 3.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other products in the same category on Opinions about the design and reliability are on the whole positive. There are some critical comments about the size.

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63% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

May, 2020

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AC Ryan PlayOn!HD Mini 2 review


The Mini 2 is an update to the PlayOn!HD Mini and has a new remote control and interface. As well as HDMI, component and composite video interfaces, it has stereo phono and optical S/PDIF audio outputs, two USB ports, and a fast Gigabit Ethernet port.

Excellent file support and a low price, but the interface is clumsy and slow and the streamer doesn't support many internet services

Feb, 2012

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AC Ryan Playon!HD Mini 2 review


As it had happened with the original PlayOnHD! series, ACRyan has released the mini version of the popular PlayOnHD2! network media player, based on the same engine and a better firmware that keeps our interest got the device high.

Listing some negatives, we found the network copying speeds to be low, but that's something we can live with.

Aug, 2011

Expert review by : CDRinfo (

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The PlayOnHD! Mini 2 turned out to be our favorite media player for its tiny size and and its good/stable overall operation. Adding to that the frequent firmware updates released by AC Ryan, the PlayOnHD! Mini 2 wins hands down within it's category of...

Aug, 2011

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Expert review by : Rob Williams (

AC Ryan Playon!HD Mini 2 Review


A lot has happened with AC Ryan's Playon! line-up since I took a look at the original Mini last fall, with a GUI overhaul being the most noticeable and important change. There are a ton of new Internet features packed in as well, and thanks to the...

To date, I haven't found what I'd consider to be a "perfect" set-top media player, and nor does the Playon!HD Mini 2 fill that void. That doesn't mean that it's not fantastic, though, and in fact, it is. So much so, that it's without question the best...

Aug, 2011

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AC Ryan PlayOn!HD Mini 2


Needs extra USB ports

Jun, 2011

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had this player for a while now and had no trouble what so ever plays everything is a great design realy small and compact and is well made with a shinny finsh.the only negative is the manual does not cover much.

May, 2012

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