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AC Ryan Playon!HD

AC Ryan Playon!HD
alaScore 86

176 reviews


alaTest has collected and analyzed 176 reviews of AC Ryan Playon!HD. The average rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. People really like the price and size. The usability and design are also mentioned favorably.

design, usability, size, price

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the AC Ryan Playon!HD is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Jamie Carter (

AC Ryan PlayOn! HD review


Stream music, movies and photos and listen to internet radio


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AC Ryan PlayOnHD!


Media players have borrowed some of the multimedia functionality of a PC system and have become attractive to consumers, seeking for an affordable way to bring their video and audio files to their living room. Being stylish and compact, media players...

Overall we have to do with a great, fully-featured product that could replace HTPCs with a fraction of the cost. It's not a perfect product but with the ongoing support and development from A.C. Ryan, it keeps improving.


Expert review by : Overclock3D (



+ Played HD content without stutter, + Can handle a wide selection of media input, + Massive range of supported file types, + Good looks, + HDMI output, + SATA interface for hard drive

Our unit came with a European plug

Having tried similar devices in the past, I didn't have high hopes for the Playon. My fears then appeared to be coming true as I fired up the box, with the menus showing signs of lag and general slowness. Expecting to cripple the device, I loaded up...


Product Specifications


Colour of product:Black


Plug and Play: Yes

File formats

Subtitle formats supported:SMI, SRT, SSA, SUB

Other features

Connectivity Technology:Wired & Wireless
Drive device, buffer size:300

Ports & interfaces

Audio (L,R) out:1
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) out:1
Digital audio coaxial out:1
Digital Audio Optical Out:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
HDMI ports quantity:1
S/PDIF out port: Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2

Still image

Slide show: Yes


Drive device, buffer size:300
Hard Drive Capacity:2048
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA II
Hard Drive Size:3.5
Hard drive speed:5400
Maximum storage capacity:2
Number of Hard Drives Installed:1
Supported file systems:EXT2, FAT32, NTFS

Weight & Dimensions

Dimensions (WxDxH):227 x 165 x 60