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Samsung HT-E4500
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Summary: A 5.1-channel home-theater-in-a-box system with an integrated 3-D Blu-ray player.
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Type: Systems with a blu-ray player
About - Samsung HT-E4500

A 5.1-channel home-theater-in-a-box system that features an integrated 3D Blu-ray player, an FM radio tuner, five speakers, and a passive subwoofer. This model provides decoding of both standard- and high-resolution digital-audio signals. The system can connect to a home network via an Ethernet cable or Wi-Fi (when used with an optional adapter), and can access online content including movies and TV shows from Blockbuster, Hulu Plus, and Netflix, and music from Pandora. This model can also access an apps market where additional content can be downloaded. This HTIB system comes with an iPod dock that lets you control the device using the system's remote control, and it can stream audio, video, and photos from a network-connected PC.

About This Brand

Samsung is a powerhouse electronics brand in several categories, including home-theater systems.  It sells 2.1- channel sound bars, and 5.1- and 7.1- channel systems that include either a Blu-ray or 3D Blu-ray player and wireless connectivity. Prices vary, ranging from low to high.

Features & Specs - Samsung HT-E4500
info Video player disc capacity 1
info Active subwoofer No
info Wireless subwoofer No
info Receiver OSD Yes
info Auto speaker calibration No
info Plays 3D Blu-ray discs Yes
info Analog to HDMI video conversion NA
info 3D capable HDMI switching NA
info FM tuner Yes
info AM tuner No
info Internet streaming access Yes
info Stereo analog audio (in/out) 1/0
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General Information
Manufacturer Samsung
Manufacturer Website Address
Product Model HT-E4500
Product Name HT-E4500 5 Speaker Smart 3D Blu-ray & DVD Home Theater System
Product Type Home Theater System
User Reviews - Samsung HT-E4500
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(5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)
BD-Wise not so wise
Clear Sound
Energy Efficient
Difficult To Set Up
Poor Interface
Best Uses
Smaller Rooms
This player is easy to hook up and the sound is good. However, a number of problems exist with is player.<br /><br />1.) First is the default output for the system is D-In. If you do not have D-In it still goes to this and you have to change it. When you cannot support you get the same answer and you cannot change not make any of them the default.<br />2.) When you get optical out cable the resolution for the TV is too high. This unit is setup to auto detect the resolution and it doesn't work.<br />3.) The resolution problem no picture is shown and you cannot get the the setup feature to change to auto detect off (BD-Wise).<br />4.) This system should be wise enough to turn on the TV when it is turned on.<br />5.) Online features are very slow.<br />6.) Response time from the remote is too slow and creates problems with online features and the setup system.<br />7.) System updates should be done in the back ground while you are doing something else.<br />8.) Customer support for the product is horrible. Everything is scripted and they do not have any technical people on staff.<br />9.) Set proof of payment out two weeks ago for the repairs and Did not hear from them. Called today and they got the proof but did nothing after words. Was told on the phone 2 weeks ago they where going to send out another unit. Today they tell me they are sending out shipping label for the repairs. Escalated it and still got no straight answers on why nothing had been done to date and why I was told it was an exchange before and now I have to send it out for repair. Now I am waiting on the second level escalation to call ma back to see about getting a straight answer.
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No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
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