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Hardware Review HTF REVIEW: Logitech Revue with Google TV

Discussion in 'Playback Devices' started by blyke5, May 24, 2012.

  1. blyke5

    blyke5 Auditioning

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    I went from a WDTV Live Hub to a jailbroken Apple TV 2, and now currently own a Roku XD for all my streaming needs. As I'm a firm believer in trying out different products, today I decided to order a refurbished Logitech Revue off of Ebay for about $90.
     
  2. Dave Scarpa

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    I like Logitech devices and I like the build of the Revue, is it still worth it to buy one or should I wait for the vizio Co-star?
     
  3. John Dirk

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    Dave. My humble opinion would be that you should ignore the Revue and consider a real HTPC. Not that the Revue isn't a well designed product When I owned mine I was thoroughly impressed with the things it actually could do, but the limitations far outweighed this. Since they are thoroughly documented in this thread, I won't rehash.

    I'm sure the latest incarnation of the Revue is an even better product than what I experienced, but it will still have serious limitations, and since you can't upgrade it at will as you could a full blown HTPC, it is ultimately going to end up in your closet, or wherever you store your legacy devices.
     
  4. DaveF

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    It's an 18 month old product, discontinued by Logitech last November.

    But if it does what you need, they're not that expensive.
     
  5. Dave Scarpa

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    I'm using a Mac Mini with Plex, but since I know Plex should work on the Logitech i was asking abut it...
     

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