7 reviews

Roku XDS

$100.00 Released September, 2010

Product Shot 1 The Pros:Full 1080p support. Wired ethernet and dual band 802.11N wireless connectivity. USB port for local media.

The Cons:No streaming local network content. Local playback is severely limited by format support. Not worth the premium over the lower priced, 720p Roku HD / XD.

The Roku XD is one of three wireless, high-definition media streamers (HD, XD, XDS) released in Fall 2010. Functioning as the top unit in the Roku series, the XDS offers full 1080p high-definition video processing in addition to Dual-Band Wireless N connectivity and unlimited streaming from one of 75 Roku channels that include Netflix and Pandora, to name a few.

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Unlike the HD and XD, the XDS also incorporates component video / optical audio outputs, and a USB port for accessing flashdrives. Like its counterparts, the unit is compatible with all 3D Blu-ray discs and includes HDMI connectivity for transmitting to an HDTV.


  • Roku Series HD Media Streamer
  • Compact & Lightweight
  • 1080p High-Definition Video Streaming
  • Integrated Dual-Band Wireless N Module
  • Integrated Ethernet Connectivity
  • HD Internet Video Streaming
  • HDTV Compatible
  • USB Interface
  • Composite Interface
  • Component Video Output
  • Optical Audio Output
  • Remote Control w/Instant Replay
  • Two AAA Batteries Included
  • Composite A/V Cable Included
  • 1-Year Limited Warranty

User Reviews (7)

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  • 6

    full 1080p support

  • 6

    wired ethernet and dual band 802.11N wireless connectivity

  • 5

    USB port for local media

  • 5

    full array of digital and analog outputs - HDDMI, optical audio, composite, and component

  • 4

    very small and compact

  • 4

    further competition keeps prices low

  • 2

    simple yet flexible

  • 2

    DLNA compliance is planned for the future

  • 4

    no streaming local network content

  • 3

    local playback is severely limited by format support

  • 0

    not worth the premium over the lower priced, 720p Roku HD / XD

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shadowtech: #roku_xds I don't understand how this product is compatible with 3D Blu-ray discs as stated in the description. Does the author mean to say 3D Blu-ray movie rips will work? Sep 24, 10
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