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Is it a good idea to get the Sony BDP‑S3700?

Old 03-01-18, 12:28 PM
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Is it a good idea to get the Sony BDP‑S3700?

I want to make sure I didn't f*cked up my purchase, because I kept hearing complaints about the flawed "Child Lock" feature.
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Old 03-01-18, 01:07 PM
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Re: Is it a good idea to get the Sony BDP‑S3700?

Reviews make it sound like a good purchase. Why, have you experienced issues, like with the child lock feature?
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Re: Is it a good idea to get the Sony BDP‑S3700?

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Reviews make it sound like a good purchase. Why, have you experienced issues, like with the child lock feature?
I haven't got it yet, but most of the user reviews were negative, most of the negative reviews mentioned the "Child Lock" issue, and it seems that its unfix-able.
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Old 03-01-18, 01:53 PM
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Re: Is it a good idea to get the Sony BDP‑S3700?

I own a similar (older) model, and it's been a great player so far. My only complaint is that it doesn't always load Shout/Scream Factory discs correctly -- apparently it's a common issue with Sony players that I haven't been able to resolve via firmware upgrades or any other means.
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Old 03-01-18, 05:02 PM
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Re: Is it a good idea to get the Sony BDP‑S3700?

I've got one and it works like a charm. Plays anything I put in it. I too was on the fence about the child lock issue. Sony resolved this a long time ago with an update.
When you first hook it up, connect to the Wi-Fi. The player will automatically detect that updates are available during initial setup.. Do the update. Problem resolved.
The important thing is to update before you ever put a disc in.
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Re: Is it a good idea to get the Sony BDP‑S3700?

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I own a similar (older) model, and it's been a great player so far. My only complaint is that it doesn't always load Shout/Scream Factory discs correctly -- apparently it's a common issue with Sony players that I haven't been able to resolve via firmware upgrades or any other means.
I have three Sonys, all different models, and they play every Shout disc with no problem.
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Re: Is it a good idea to get the Sony BDP‑S3700?

My Blu-ray player is here! Updated the unit, and now its up-to-date, and so far, no issues, for now...
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Old 07-06-18, 07:21 PM
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Re: Is it a good idea to get the Sony BDP‑S3700?

Just ordered mine last week and it came in today. Going to look at it pretty soon..

I mainly got it for the region free discs. Not interested in the wifi part.
At least not right now anyway.

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Old 08-28-18, 10:43 PM
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Re: Is it a good idea to get the Sony BDP‑S3700?

Had an issue with mine. Lost power to the unit after a month of use.
Returned it for a refund. Should I buy another one or look for
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