Excerpt: The Sony DVP-SR500H is our TopTenREVIEWS Silver Award winner. We like this standard DVD player for its compact design, high quality upconversion and the highly trusted brand name. You will not find too many bells and whistles in this DVD player, but you will find solid upconversion that makes your DVD collection sparkle like new on your HDTV. You may invest in a Blu-ray player yet, but for now, keep those DVDs burning bright.
Pros: Less than an inch and a half thick, this DVD player is one of the sleekest options on the market.
Summary: User reviews are the best source of information on the Sony DVP-SR500H. As with most DVD players, Amazon.com hosts the most reviews -- more than 130 users have weighed in as of this writing. Walmart.com and BestBuy.com are other retailers with a good amount of owner-written feedback. We also found a brief review at About.com.
Pros: Upconverts DVDs for HDTVs, Good value, Playback-resume feature, Excellent picture quality
Cons: Remote lacks an eject button, Some durability complaints