Summary: I, like kevip6, bought mine from Techtronics because of their reputation and price competitiveness (I paid £198 with the full chip mods). Picture quality is truly stunning, sound quality equally so unless you put a CD in it - then it is meerly acceptable. But hey, you want it to play DVD's right? Look no further unless you want to spend a hell of a lot more money and get a comparatively small improvement in performance.
Excerpt: "...recently purchased the DV-444 from Pioneer and it has a slimline aluminium overcoat that almost warrants a motherly wiggle of the cheek. I measured it and it’s only 55mm tall and shop assistant told me, its currently making it one of the thinnest DVD players on the shelves, although it would probably be hidden behind an equally good looking price tag. Standard DVD players these days are becoming increasingly cheaper. The on-screen navigator ...
Pros: Great vaule for money, picture quality is good, Slimness makes it easier to get your hands round the back,
Summary: I had been watching dvd's on my pc for quite a while and enjoyed them apart from every now and again the sound would lose sync and the video would become jerky, mainly due to the fact my graphics card had no dvd support. Anyway i decided it was time to buy a DVD player, i spent alot of time reading reviews on the Internet, and seen the Pioneer Dv-444 do very well in reviews.
Summary: Overall though I am beyond impressed, the overall audio/visual experience is tremendous, especially to someone used to the PC DVD player. I believe though that anyone wanting to upgrade an older player would be pleased with this machine, the way it handles all fast paced action and the high resolution and sharpness make for a very pleasurable viewing experience.
Pros: superb quality, plays lots of formats, arouses me (sorry)
Cons: remote is a tad tacky, unintersting menus, turns you into a geek
Summary: Hi, I started in the DVD market with a simple DVD player and Decoder card in my PC. This was a great entry level as it allowed me to play DVDs from any region and was a very cheap (about 95 pounds) way to gain access to the amazing quality of picture and sound the media had to offer. I soon after got myself a DigiTheater from VideoLogic, which comprises of a Dolby Digital Decoder and a set of 6 speakers.
Solider DVD Player mit sehr guter Video und Audiowiedergabe.
6 November 2013
Summary: Hallo liebe Ebayer, möchte hier meinen Pioneer DV 444 vorstellen.Nach heutigen Maßstäben handelt es sich eher um einen schlichten, aber grundsoliden DVD-Player. Ein USB Anschluß oder eine HDMI Schnittstelle sind nicht vorhanden. Wer mit Scart und Chinch klarkommt ist aber bestens bedient. Der Player punktet mit einer sehr guten Bildwiedergabe, und einem guten Audioteil, das zwar meinen CD- Player nicht übertrifft, aber mp3 abspielen kann.