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LG BD550 Blu-Ray Player


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  • Superior Audio Performance
  • Blu-ray and DVD Disc Playback
  • Express Reaction Startup
  • USB 2.0 Media Host
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Product details

  • Boxed-product Weight: 2.6 Kg
  • Item model number: BD550
  • ASIN: B0048WQ38E
  • Date first available at Amazon.co.uk: 22 Oct. 2010
  • Average Customer Review: 3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (161 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 27,350 in Electronics (See Top 100 in Electronics)

Product Description

Box Contains

  • A/V Cable
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Remote Control
  • 2 x AAA Batteries
  • User Manual

  • Customer Questions & Answers

    Customer Reviews

    3.8 out of 5 stars

    Most Helpful Customer Reviews

    94 of 95 people found the following review helpful A Kid's Review on 1 Feb. 2011
    I am not much of a techy person, so can't review like an expert. But I had to buy a new dvd player as my old one died and thought to take it a step further and get a blu-ray. My budget was quite tight so this player fit perfectly. It arrived very quickly and it was very easy to set up (I already had a HDMI cable) It looks very nice and I like the fact it doesn't have many lights or distracting things. It is pretty straight forward to use. Good controller as well.
    So far I have only used it to watch dvds and I must say the difference is incredible! (I also have a LG tv)Specially to films full of colour and nice visuals.

    I am very very happy with this purchase! Family and friends asked where it was from, and when I told them about the price they quickly came to amazon to grab one.
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    135 of 137 people found the following review helpful By @GeekZilla9000 TOP 500 REVIEWERVINE VOICE on 9 Mar. 2011
    This LG model has the usual glossy black finish which is very much en-vogue at the moment and the front has a nice unfussy look to it.

    Upscaled DVDs look great when using this machine and sceptics will be won over by the improved image quality. Blu-Ray discs look superb and the colours and sharpness appear just as great as they do on more expensive players. It's probably fair to say that Blu-Ray player technology has become much cheaper over the last 12 months, and this player offers the same sort of functionality as a £300 machine would have done a couple of years or so ago.

    This is a perfect player for beginners as it is easy to set up, it pretty much requires to simply connect it up via HDMI cable and turn it on. There's also a USB port so if you have video files on memory cards or keydrives then you can enjoy them on your TV too. As well as standard DVDs and Blu-Ray I have a few disks containing film in DivX format and instead of watching them on my PC I can now watch them on the TV which is much more convenient. Disk loading times on Blu-Ray players aren't as quick as DVD but they have been steadily increasing. The speed of this machine isn't exactly blisteringly fast but it's definitely one of the better performers and is much quicker than some high spec older devices. I would say compares fairly equally in terms of speed to the Samsung BD-C5500 Blu-Ray Player WiFi Ready which is Samsung's entry level player.

    So far I've not attempted to upgrade the firmware on the player but according to the LG website you need a PC running Windows, I have a MAC so that would rule me out - however, a Windows PC isn't required - you simply need to unzip the .
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    42 of 44 people found the following review helpful By D. Smith on 28 Jan. 2011
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    Excellent picture quality, fast start up time and very simple to set up. Build quality not fantastic but what do you expect for [...]? Quiet in operation too. Unit is very slim with minimal connections on back but nowadays you only need the HDMI plus digital coax for the amp. Can't comment on longevity as have only just bought it but can say I'm impressed so far (previously owned a Sony at 4 times the price of this and this beats it on the fact that the picture quality is the same, the sound is the same but the start up is so much quicker and it's quieter in operation)
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    43 of 45 people found the following review helpful By David Clixby on 31 Dec. 2010
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    I recently bought an LG television from amazon and decided on this blu ray player as it system links with the television, though i didn't buy this from amazon i thought i should give my opinion on this blu ray player. the picture quality is stunning, the sound is very good too, if you want a top brand blu ray player with stunning picture quality then buy one of these.
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    8 of 8 people found the following review helpful By Brian Smedley on 27 Mar. 2011
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    Bought this as a present for friends and they have been very pleased with it. They particularly like the fact that they can easily watch their MP4 video of their grandchild from their Sanyo HD camcorder via the USB (with a USB card reader).

    A word of caution for potential purchasers - US based reviews of the LG BD550 refer to the UK LG BD 560.
    In the US, US 550 = UK 560, and US 530 = UK 550 (very confusing when doing research before purchase!).
    The main differences between the two models (UK 550 and 560) seems to be in the level of internet support. The UK 550 model supports Youtube, Picasso and Weather but NOT Netcast or Netflix. The ability to play a variety of video formats seem to be virtually identical to the 560 model. My friends were not interested in Internet support so the UK LG 550 does what they want.
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    25 of 26 people found the following review helpful By Iain Robinson on 31 Jan. 2011
    This player successfully plays all the media formats it says it does but we found the player to be a bit noisy when playing a disk. It is nearly silent when playing something from a USB stick though. I have an LG BD370 and it is much quieter. With the BD550 the player noise can be distracting during quiet scenes of a film, although you may get used to it.

    I sent it back for a refund and Amazon impressed me again with their customer service. It was painless and a generally pleasant experience. Well done them.
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    67 of 71 people found the following review helpful By after-eight on 30 Nov. 2010
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    This is the first blue ray player that I have purchased and I am very happy with it. Excellent picture quality, small and sleak and it doesn't have lots of flashing lights on it, which must be a power save. Easy to set up with a hdmi cable, which I bought seperately from amazon. Would recommend this product.
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