Summary: Device worked well when it worked and would play whatever type of disk I wanted to play. Started to skip and get stuck in playback to the point where it couldn't find its way back to the scene that caused the skip. Thought at first that I had bad dvds, but then I substituted another dvd player and the same disks played fine.
Limited File Support and Very bad Remote and Interface
Manuel A. Calcagno, Amazon
12 May 2008
Summary: It has a terrible remote control, its's small and cheap. You have to hold the stop button to eject a disc. My unit will only play files with the extensions MPG and Divx but will not play any AVI Files. It's fussy about which discs it will or will not play and it's becoming more so with time. It's limited to only 8 characters for filenames and has a very primitive interface for Divx and MP3 playback. You Get What You Pay For M.
Summary: This DVD player never operated at a very high level, but then you get what you pay for. At the original price of approximately $40, this player "worked" for a year and a half but there were always problems with it such as stopping and starting during movies, freezing up entirely, failing to recognize that there was a disc in the tray to read, the tray refusing to open... I was pretty shocked since Philips makes quality products.
Summary: Great valued unit - but buy it new. Bought a remanufactured unit as a second DVD/DivX player - died on me just after the 90 day warranty ended (No Disc error for DVDs, plays CDs fine). Meanwhile, my original non-remanufactured unit is still working fine after a year and a half.
Summary: Worked well for 30 days and then started having problems turning on. Really a pain. Won't turn on normally and have to spend 10 min. or so pushing the stand-by button to get it go on. Don't be a remanufactured one.