Find great deals on eBay for Kaleidescape in DVD and Blu-ray Players. Shop with confidence. Free Shipping. KReader E. The listed prices do not apply. List Price $ That’s where the Kaleidescape Strato Movie Player comes in. Here’s a full rundown of key specs per Kaleidescape. Kaleidescape is a name familiar to many as they’ve been producing Cons, Expensive, no Dolby Vision support, tied to their movie store and its pricing. titles on my AppleTV 4K, I simply get a list of titles from A-Z. I can’t.

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In addition, compatible titles purchased through the Kaleidescape store also come with UltraViolet copies playable on other services like VUDU. Here’s a full rundown of key specs per Kaleidescape: In order to actually access more detailed video and audio preferences, however, users will need to navigate to the system’s browser interface using a separate laptop or desktop computer connected to the same network as the player.

But having recently purchased the BD version of this product, it is worth every penny I paid for it. This includes a very handy HDMI capability and status test, which provides a detailed rundown of the source video signal’s attributes resolution, color gamut, frame rate, dynamic range, chroma, etc.

The player is a region B player, your dealer should be able to change to ano Likewise, users can also opt to view titles as a beautiful collage of cover art images. This played well into the landscape as fewer people wanted to deal with shiny discs and the space required to store them. You also get digital coax and optical outputs. In order to have a complete Kaleidescape system, this will need to be connected to at least one Kaleidescape ‘movie player’ as well.

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I just do not see the benefits of this. And, once a buyer does finally get their movie in hand, they then have to kaleidescspe room for it on an increasingly crowded shelf. What happens to previously purchased content? During the film, you can create your own bookmarks for later if you wish. The company also has continued to enhance the functionality of its line of movie players. Number of bids and bid amounts may be slightly out of date.


That’s where the Kaleidescape Strato Movie Player comes in.

Kaleidescape Strato Movie Player

The company that has become synonymous with the high-end movie server spent its early years battling the movie studios over its DVD-based server systems. About five years ago, Kaleidescape opened its Movie Store, which allowed customers to download bit-for-bit Blu-ray copies of movies to play back on the company’s line of Internet-connected movie players. This alone makes the price almost irrelevant. Roku Ultra Streaming Player.

Unless you add a Disc Server to your system, it is the only way to add titles to the Strato.

The list is alphabetized by title and you can scroll through it rapidly to find what you want. My unit came pre-activated and linked to a Kaleidescape account, but new users might have to do this manually through the settings menu. Unlimited Movie Streams Could you explain this item and how it works: Page 1 Page 2 Specs. At nearly 14 pounds, Strato feels really solid and well built.

See the attached pictures, it is like new inside. Booting the system from standby can take a few seconds but the load time is never problematic. I allow to create an account. However, the listing includes the replacement power supply that can be used to get it working again.

Users can choose to display the library as a simple list ordered alphabetically by title, director, year, runtime, rating, or quality. But, customers still have to go out and buy discs or wait for them to be delivered. If you stop the movie and come back later, the Strato will resume right where you left off.

Kaleidescape unveiled their online Movie Store in Decembera development that paved the way for this latest generation of product. There are many settings for output resolution, bit-rate, HDR, color format, and audio codecs. That update is currently in beta testing and coming soon. Is There A Difference? Thank you Thanks so much. With the DVD format in firm control of the marketplace, they saw the obvious next step — putting all those bits and bytes on large-capacity hard disks rather than devoting acres of shelf space to a disc-based movie collection.


The company that has become synonymous with the high-end movie server spent its On the one hand, streaming services provide extra convenience, transmitting titles directly into a user’s home without any trips to the store.

Build or buy a NAS system that functions as a media server for your home. Would Like To See. There is no getting around the cost of the Kaleidescape Strato. For the movie buff that wants the best experience, the Kaleidescape Strato offers it, but it is a premium product with pricing to match.

These titles appear in the Kaleidescape interface along with the downloaded ones. Designed to mix the convenience of digital downloading with the quality of a disc format, Kaleidescape aims to deliver the best of both worlds. We hope you enjoy our Best of list.

One title I watched, a documentary called Gray Eagleshad an excellent HD image but its sound was basic stereo mixed at a very loud level. This is not a “for everybody” product. Does anyone have an MSRP list of current equipment they could share? A couple of clicks of the remote and a few seconds is all it takes. When set against traditional streaming services, the Strato player really shined.

The one thing it does offer than Kaleidescape does not yet is voice search. Kaleidescape also offers a free iOS app for iPad only, not iPhone.

The current box is bigger and heavier than any UHD Blu-ray player I’ve auditioned, including the best built of the bunch:

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