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Panasonic DVD-S53
4.9 out of 10

Panasonic DVD-S53

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Overall 8
8.0

Love the data DVD option

Alfred S., Newegg
29 March 2008
  • Pros: Nice picture. Data DVD option is terrific and much more convenient to view dgital movie clips as no encoding is necessary on the computer first. Just burn files to DVD.
  • Cons: None
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

Anonymous, Newegg
1 March 2008
  • Summary: Have not hooked it up yet via hdmi. Will soon.
  • Pros: Looks good, plays everything I throw at it. Hooked up to my 500 gig external, allows me to play all my downloaded xvid movies right into it.
  • Cons: Remote, and its a little slow when hooked up to a hardrive
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Overall 8
8.0

As good as the First

Michael G., Newegg
22 January 2008
  • Summary: This device really has made me re-consider ever buying a Blu ray player, until I'm forced to upgrade I won't. I'm perfectly happy with this unit's up-converting ability.
  • Pros: Read my previous review, this one was every bit as good as my first one with the one bonus of this one I ordered from Newegg and it got here muy pronto.
  • Cons: The remote control keeps it from getting 5 stars, too bad it's so hard to read the buttons on it. You'll need to have a light on to see the thing, not ideal while watching a movie.
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Overall 8
8.0

I'm Ordering a Second

Michael G., Newegg
26 December 2007
  • Summary: Overall probably the best DVD player I've ever owned. I only rated it 4 stars because I guess there's always room for improvement. Having watched my older DVD titles upscaled I'm in NO hurry to buy a Blu-Ray anytime soon. Oh yeah, and Newegg Rocks!
  • Pros: This thing plays almost everything I've put into it. Home made DVD's, DVD's burned to either -/+ RW media, discs that my other DVD players won't read. It impresses me all the time at what it'll read and play. Up-scaling is amazing also, I've found some discs won't playback thru HDMI so I use both...
  • Cons: Manual certainly could use work. Luckily I'd rather learn the hard way and not read so not a real issue for me but for some folks, good luck finding out what you want in that thing.
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Overall 8
8.0

HOW TO CHANGE TO 1080P!!!!

Aaron B., Newegg
31 August 2007
  • Summary: Heres the Key!!! 1) Press the function key about 4 times 2)you'll come to "HDMI STATUS" 3)press the arrows until the 480p (or i) is highlighted blue. 4) press enter and it will change color 5)scroll to 1080p!
  • Pros: Does what is should
  • Cons: Somewhat difficult to change to 1080p and others.
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Overall 8
8.0

Good player

Gerald W., Newegg
18 August 2007
  • Pros: Upconverting to 1080P!....look for the "functions" button and use it to set the thing up right!
  • Cons: More features would have made me happier but it performs as advertised...as long as the DVD can support the requested functions.
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Overall 8
8.0

Works great with a commercial DVD

Joseph H., Newegg
17 July 2007
  • Summary: We regularly test new DVD players that come out with each year's DVD product. While most players work fine, a few have problems with our product.
  • Pros: I work for a company that makes a commercial DVD product, and it tested fine with that -- so in my book all systems go!!
  • Cons: None so far :)
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Overall 8
8.0

Works good.

David L., Newegg
29 May 2007
  • Summary: To upconvert you have to select status>HDMI Status> find where it says 480p highlight it, then arrow up and down.
  • Pros: Played a DVD and upconverted to 1080p.
  • Cons: Owners manual does not tell you how to engage the upconverting features. Once after I called tech support and figured how to change the resolution settings, it actually looked alot better on 1080p. This unit might be one of the most reliable. But next time ill just stick with the glitchy Toshibas.
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Overall 8
8.0

Zufrieden mit Einschränkung

M. Bauer "Bücher & Technik", Amazon
24 April 2008
  • Summary: Ich habe mir das Gerät zusätzlich zu meinem neuen Panasonic Viera Plasma 37" aufgrund der Kompatibilität besorgt. Alles in allem bin ich mit dem Gerät mit ein paar Einschränkungen zufrieden: + Die Standarddisziplin des DVD-Abspielens beherrscht es mit vielen Konfigurationsmöglichkeiten sehr gut,...
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Overall 8
8.0

Viele Funktionen, sehr empfehlenswert, kein optischen Ausgang!

Christian Ruppert "cruppert7", Amazon
28 April 2007
  • Summary: Der DVD-Player hat sehr viele Einstellmöglichkeiten um das maximale aus dem DVD-Bild herauszuholen, auch sehr praktische Funktionen (z.B. mit einem Tastendruck 10 Sekunden zurückspulen, Sprache lauter drehen (manche Filme haben zu laute Hintergrundeffekte und die Sprache ist zu leise)).
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