87 Staxus Review [visit now]


Videos:
1981 (avg. 20 min.)  2 Tiered (Stream only OR Stream + Download) Downloads only available with 1 year membership.
MP4 (download); 1920x1080;  6000k  (40% of videos)
MP4 (stream); 1070x570;  ?_k 

Pics:
Photos - 1981 sets of 20 images

Mobile:
Works well on desktop, laptop and mobile devices.

Hot:
Frequent updates; almost 2000 videos.
Not:
Pricing is in Euros; downloads only with annual membership; some updates are remastered older vids; some videos labelled 720p aren't.

Review date: February 2017

Staxus must be Czech for "cute Euroboys fucking bareback," because it has more than 1980 videos of just that for members. Video quality is from good to excellent, and navigation, search, and cross links are plentiful, making this Prague-based offering a worthy competitor to the mighty Bel Ami and William Higgins studios. However, the video streams only unless you cough up for a one year stream-and-download membership.

Tour

The tour gives you a glimpse of the full site's content, and you can preview up to ten scenes per day. You can also browse through the extensive model inventory, where you can check out the profiles for any of the over 400 models and see which videos they've appeared in. Watch out for up-sells in the menu bar, though; "DVDs," "Special Deals," "Toys" and "Store" are all linked to another site (which is true for members, as well).

When you go to sign up, there is a pre-checked authorization to use your email address, which you can uncheck. All of the prices given on the sign-up page are in Euros, except for the one year stream / download membership, which is in $US.

Usability

Staxus has a great responsive design, so it looks good on whatever sized screen you are using, and the site packs in lots of images and text without overcrowding the page. Getting around is quite easy; each video and image gallery has category and model tags assigned, and there is an advanced search feature. You can also sort the videos by "most popular" and "name/title" or leave them in the default "most recent" order. There's also a large list of category tags on the right side of the page, letting you find the perfect scene.

There are just a couple quirks: you can only page through the video inventory a few pages at a time, and the eight "sites" listed at the top of the page -- like "Raw" and "Dirty Fuckers" -- are really broad categories rather than sites. Also, the total video count in the main index is off by about 30.

The Men and the Action

The young models are screened to fit the type, and that means smooth, young European and British guys between the ages of 18-26. The great majority of videos are hardcore, and all the recent ones are bareback. Action includes everything from conventional sucking and fucking to toys, double penetration, watersports, facials, cum-eating, and even fisting. There's a full set of stats for each model, and each video and image episode is accompanied by a detailed text description.

Video Details

The Staxus videos are very professionally made. They are well lit, with lots of medium and closeup shots, and a range of camera angles and poses. The 1080p HD videos (about 40% of the total) have excellent viewing quality. Working back through the catalog, the top quality is labelled 720p HD and many of these are great quality, but the oldest 1/3 of the videos aren't HD and are of average quality.

There are more than 1980 scenes available to members, which makes the site pretty huge by any standard. It is updated several times a week, but some of these updates are older videos that have been remastered (they are listed as such). The average running time is a little over 20 minutes. In 2015, Staxus removed their download options; however, the site now gives you the option of downloads -- but only if you pay for a full year stream / download membership, or buy individual scenes.

The MP4 videos will stream in a resizable player in two qualities; default size for most is 1070x570 pixels.

The only way to get downloads is by buying a full-year membership. About 40% (added since July, 2013) are offered in 1920x1080p HD (6000 kbps). Videos before then (as well as remastered classics) are labelled with a top quality of "720p HD"; most are 1280x720p HD (4000 kbps), but the oldest 1/3 are actually standard definition (640x480 pixels; 2500 kbps).

Screens: The responsive design allows you to use the site with whatever size screen or device you choose. The best quality videos are suitable for watching on TV-sized screens.


Image and Other Content

Each of the more than 1980 videos is accompanied by a video capture image gallery, to a total of almost 36,000 images The video captures are of medium size and quality. There are 32 bonus videos from the Gay Life Network in the "Extras" section.

Summing Up

Staxus offers fans of well-built twink and collegiate guys a huge number of good to excellent quality hardcore videos starring young Euro and Brit boys in many scenarios from vanilla to kink. The frequent updates and sleek design are two more reasons to join this great site, but you can only stream if to commit to a one year stream / download membership.

7 day: $4.95 (rebills @ $19.95)

30 day: $19.95 (rebills @ $19.95)

365 day: $365.00 (no rebill)

Most prices above are Euros, not dollars; annual price is $US and includes downloads.

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87

Quality 28/33
Quantity 19/20
Personality 4/5
Video Options 4/6
Updates 6/6
Content 61/70
Tour 4/5
Usability 14/15
Fairness 5/5
Value 4/5
User-friendly 27/30

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Condoms: Some
Mostly bareback.
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Memberships

7 day: $4.95
(rebills @ $19.95)

30 day: $19.95
(rebills @ $19.95)

365 day: $365.00
(no rebill)

Most prices above are Euros, not dollars; annual price is $US and includes downloads.

Billed as:
CGBilling.com

Staxus is operated by RAD Video / Dream Logistics and has been online since 2012.


Videos:
1981 (avg. 20 min.) DRM: 2 Tiered (Stream only OR Stream + Download) Downloads only available with 1 year membership.
MP4 (download); 1920x1080;  6000k  (40% of videos)
MP4 (stream); 1070x570;  ?_k 

Pics:
Photos - 1981 sets of 20 images

Mobile:
Works well on desktop, laptop and mobile devices.

Hot:
Frequent updates; almost 2000 videos.
Not:
Pricing is in Euros; downloads only with annual membership; some updates are remastered older vids; some videos labelled 720p aren't.

Visit Staxus Now!

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