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Toshiba SD-4980
3.9 out of 10

Toshiba SD-4980

DVD upconversion via HDMI™ Video Upconversion - 720p/1080i * Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Toshiba SD-4980

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Overall 2


Charles C., Newegg
27 March 2006
  • Pros: Can't think of any.
  • Cons: Don't buy, blue LED is annoying, upconversion does nothing for the picture on HDTV w/ HDMI connection. There are much better DVD players on the market for less money.
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Overall 2

Horrible. Worst player ever.

Chris M., Newegg
16 March 2006
  • Summary: It's truly the worst player I've ever had the misfortune of owning. Or being in the same room with.
  • Pros: It powers up. It read + and - DVD-Rs.
  • Cons: Ugly. Poor display quality. Pauses all the time, such as when it switches layers, you blink, or the day of the week has a "d" in it. That blue LED across the front is horrible.
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Overall 2

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Anonymous, Newegg
12 February 2006
  • Summary: The one time I didnt listen to the reviews...I wish I had.
  • Pros: It powers up. Can play DIVX with Qpel.
  • Cons: I wish I would have listened to the reviews. Horrible machine. Component out is much better then the HDMI (so why bother?) on this machine. Remote has limited angle/range. DVD+Rs will not work. Luckily most of mine are DVD-Rs but still a new DVD player that can not play DVD+Rs?!! Even on a HDTV w...
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Overall 6

Electric blue disk tray

Mr. Y., Newegg
6 January 2006
  • Pros: Has a digital audio out
  • Cons: The bright electric blue light on the tray is annoying. It can be turned off via the setup, but after the device is turned off and back on, it resets to BRIGHT ELECTRIC BLUE. A big pain to look at, my wife hates it, I'm returning this item ...
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Overall 4


Jeremy P., Newegg
13 December 2005
  • Summary: Look at different brands. This model is known for the slight pause during movies.
  • Pros: Small
  • Cons: Pauses movies on its own, awfull explenation of features and settings.
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