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Magnavox-dp170mw8.13378711
6.7 out of 10

Magnavox DP170MW8

Full HD Video Up-Conversion (up to 1080p) with HDMI Connection Read more

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Overall 10
10

Best DVD Player For The $$$

Rockinroller "Rockinroller", Amazon
7 December 2013
  • Summary: This is truly an amazing appliance. Not only does it "up convert" your shoddy quality DVDs into the highest pixel level known to man, but it does it without even telling you. I'd buy one of these for every TV I have.
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Overall 10
10

Fantastic DVD Player--With a Quirk

Bugsy, Amazon
18 December 2010
  • Summary: After six months of use, I can say that I love this DVD player. It upconverts as stated, and does better with scratched disks then other dvd players I have tried. It solves a problem I have had with every DVD player I have ever owned. When the unit it powered off you have the ability to open the tray first thing. It does so without attempting to load the disk in the tray. This saves 10 seconds (and the annoyance) every time you open the tray from powered off.
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Overall 6
6.0

Inexpensive and Decent

Joseph M. Walsh, Amazon
10 October 2010
  • Summary: This is a good machine for the money. Most of the other reviews covered the key points. I want to add that it sometimes produces a high pitch noise that you can hear. Maybe it always makes the noise and only sometimes I can hear it. This is true even when the device is turned off but still plugged in. It also consumes 15 watts of power when turned off but still plugged in. Most other DVD players, TV's etc, consume 1-4 watts. Don't know why this one is so high.
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Overall 8
8.0

Great product for a great price!

M. Diaz, Amazon
27 September 2010
  • Summary: My previous DVD player stopped functioning after less than a year of use! So I was left with a couple of months of watching my movies on my computer, but I soon got tired of that. I brought this as a replacement because I like the ease of using a separate unit for playing DVDs. So far, so good...It has great picture and sound, and it's easy to use.
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Overall 10
10

A Superior Piece of Technology

Hope for the Best "Hope for the Best", Amazon
26 September 2010
  • Summary: This constitutes a breakthrough in making dvd enjoyment simple for the simplest minds at an incredible price that makes it affordable for the poorest of the poor. Magnavox should receive some sort of recognition in the form of a humanitarian medal for producing a dvd player that even the old and infirm like myself can operate with relative ease. The price factor is another factor that qualifies them for an award of merit.
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Overall 2
2.0

Caution!

John Robert Mobley, Amazon
8 September 2010
  • Summary: I bought this item here and was VERY satisfied with it....at first. After I used it for three or four weeks it just stopped working. It won't power up now and is completely worthless. The reason you should use caution, is that there is another review here with exactly the same problem. It was a great price but now, what do I do?
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Overall 10
10

Quality and good price.

Carolyn, Wisconsin, Amazon
1 September 2010
  • Summary: Was looking for a simple dvd player - easy to use - good quality and with a reasonable price ...this one fit the bill.
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Overall 10
10

Decent player with useful remote

Daniel W. Inman, Amazon
30 August 2010
  • Summary: I really don't have a lot to add over all of the other reviews, except to point out the remote actually as an "AB repeat" feature (click the button once to mark the start of a sequence, then again to mark the end. The player then repeats the sequence over and over until you press the button again). The two supposedly "junk" DVD players I purchased had it, but the feature was glaringly absent from the remotes for the two "good" (3x as expensive) players I have owned.
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Overall 10
10

Exactly What We Wanted

DoubleDAZ, Amazon
25 August 2010
  • Summary: There are more than enough reviews already, so I won't duplicate them, Suffice it to say, I believe the player performs better than expected and was worth the purchase price.
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Overall 8
8.0

Good player crappy remote

Amazorro, Amazon
21 August 2010
  • Summary: Player works well and it's very inexpensive. No noise from the DVD as it's playing. It's thin, and generates almost no heat. Like many have said, the remote has really small buttons with labels only a teenager could read. But even more annoying is that the the remote has to be pointed exactly at the sensor on the player in order for the commands to take. Still, it didn't look like there was anything better for this price.
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