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Philips DVP5960

The DVP5960 from Philips has that ultra slim design that ensures Read more

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Overall 2
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Design 8
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Value for money 2
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Ease of use 10
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Durability 8
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Customer support 6
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Philips DVP5960 DVD Player Review

sharon, Unbeatable
3 May 2012
  • Excerpt: its my own fault - what do you expect when its cheap ? mmmm lets see for it to even sort of work ? at first it was great -- but after a couple of months its down to --bad disk -- the only thing it plays is music. i have bought brand new disks and still its bad disk -- im going to throw it out the window and hope anyone thinking of buying this model should really wait a while until they can buy a better one - the worse thing ihave ever bought EVER
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Overall 8
8.0

Why does the handset have no 'eject' button? So you'll buy a replacement, or what?

worst_trip, Dooyoo
5 April 2011
  • Excerpt: The Philips DVP 5960 player was an 'emergency' DVD-player purchase I made in 2007. My parents, with whom I was due to be spending a fortnight's stay that summer, didn't use their old DVD player which had broken down, and at the time I was in the habit of parking my young daughter in front of the telly to gain a few moments respite - as a result of which she had become somewhat addicted to her various DVDs.
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Overall 8
8.0

excellent value for money

cindy1005, Dooyoo
28 February 2010
  • Excerpt: I bought the Philips DVE5960 in Aug 2007 and have had no trouble with it. This sleek, slim, silver DVD player takes up minimal space although it is a bit wider than some other players. It is quite easy to connect and has a USB port as well as HDMI, which enables connection to your computer. This model plays most dvds, since it plays DVD + R, DVD -R, DVD + R/W, DVD - R/W. It can also play pricture CDs (CD-R, CD-R/W).
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Overall 10
10

A great DVD player, would deffinitely recommend.

russc1990, Dooyoo
2 July 2009
  • Excerpt: I bought this dvd player after my last one broke. The Phillips DVP 5960 is very reliable! Especially compared to the last one which let me down on numerous occasions. The time taken for the DVD to load doesn't seem to be anything special just rather standard but still does the job and does it well. I haven't really noticed much difference in the display pr sound which it claims is "HDMI".
  • Pros: Reliability
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Overall 10
10

Great player for Divx/avi

debby899, Dooyoo
24 September 2008
  • Excerpt: I've had this dvd/divx player for a while now and would recommend it to anyone I've had no problems playing any variation of xvid/avi/divx or mpeg file either on disc or via the usb port Firmware upgrades are available via the Philips website Anyone buying this model I recommend you 'google' for a site called phunkyfish - there's a lot of useful information on there about this player and some non-philips firmware packs which may be useful if you play divx.
  • Pros: Reliability
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Overall 8
8.0

Go out and buy it!

mynameisrui, Dooyoo
27 April 2008
  • Excerpt: I have had this DVD player for about a year now and, overall, I have to say that I am very pleased with it. Firstly with regards to its looks, it looks good! It is a silver unit with a black front and a red standby button on the bottom left of the player. The buttons on the front are very basic: it only has 5 button, a USB port and the tray. On the back, you get the usual connections that are expected including, obviously, an HDMI port.
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Overall 8
8.0
Value for money 10
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Philips DVP5960/12

3yl3yl, AfterDawn.com
15 April 2008
  • Summary: Great for the price - love the USB ports, plays EVERY disc I've burned (our previous EXPENSIVE DVD player did not).
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Overall 8
8.0

a solid performer

Mike999g, Dooyoo
4 April 2008
  • Excerpt: With the increasing influence of High Definition and more and more products lining our shelves the demand is now catching up with the technology and budget DVD players with impressive HD upscaling are a cost effective option if you want to grab a piece of the action and enjoy an altogether better audio visual experience. With an attractive price tag the Philips DVP 5960 boasts a range of features you would expect from a player twice the price.
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Overall 10
10

User Review

Barri Ghai, Cnet.co.uk
30 July 2007
  • Pros: The fact that the DIXX player works and picture is fantastic even without a HD TV.
  • Cons: Nothing
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Overall 8
8.0

Top quality player.

SticMan, Dooyoo
12 July 2007
  • Excerpt: The Philips DVP5960 is a top player which will suffice for most people looking for an affordable but advanced DVD player. There is a growing trend for DVD recorders and these will slowly replace VHS Recorders. However this DVD doesn't have the capability and thus is catered to a different market.
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