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Toshiba XD-E500
4.9 out of 10

Toshiba XD-E500

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Overall 5
5.0

Toshiba XD-E500

PC Magazine
11 March 2009
  • Conclusion: If you don't want to spring for Blu-ray, there are plenty of upconverting DVD players to choose from, but the Toshiba XD-E500 is one to avoid.
  • Pros: Energy efficient. 1080p24 output.
  • Cons: Picture suffers a loss of detail with HDMI output. Default picture settings cause Sharpening artifacts. Overly softened image quality when displaying JPEG files. Low-resolution menus.
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Toshiba XD-E500 DVD Player - Benchmark

Secrets of Home Theater and High Fidelity
20 February 2009
  • Summary: The Toshiba XD-E500 is an exceptionally good low cost up-converting DVD player when used via HDMI and it received a perfect score under the HDMI section of the Secrets benchmark.
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Overall 6
6.0

Toshiba XD-E500

CNET
9 September 2008
  • Summary: This is a decent upscaling DVD player that can breathe extra life into your DVD collection. The problem is, it's rather a pain to use at times, and if you own a 32-inch 1080p Philips TV you're going to be bang out of luck with it
  • Pros: Picture quality; sound; holds its own against other upscaling players.
  • Cons: It's expensive for a DVD player; a pain to use with certain TVs.
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Overall 10
10

Toshiba XD-E500 review

TechRadar UK
24 September 2008
  • Summary: The most exciting DVD player we've seen for some time. But can it rival Blu-ray?
  • Pros: Excellent upscaling, Good DVD player, Great value
  • Cons: In other respects, this player is a 'no-frills' budget model
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Overall 5
5.0

Toshiba XD-E500 Upscaling DVD Player

Trusted Reviews
15 September 2008
  • Summary: With the demise of HD DVD, Toshiba has turned its attention back to DVD.
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Overall 9
9.0

Toshiba XD-E500 upscaling DVD player

Pocket Lint
28 August 2008
  • Pros: Upscaling capabilities
  • Cons: Can't show the technology in action
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Overall 4
3.5

Expert Review

Le Monde Numérique
25 June 2009
  • Summary: Au final, la platine Toshiba XD-E500 n’est pas la fameuse tueuse de Blu-ray comme certains l’attendaient. Si il est vrai qu’elle permet de restaurer un peu les DVD par rapport à une platine classique, les images n’arrivent pas au niveau de celles offertes par le support Haute Définition natif, pour...
  • Pros: La qualité d’image DVD, La réactivité générale
  • Cons: Petite déception sur l’upscaling, Prix, 24 p ??
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Toshiba XDE500KE

COMPUTER BILD
20 January 2009
  • Excerpt: Toshiba verspricht Kinofans mit dem „XDE-500KE“ ein ganz neues Seh-Erlebnis: Herkömmliche DVDs sollen fast so brillant wirken wie Blu-ray-Filme. AUDIO VIDEO FOTO BILD hat die Aussage im Test überprüft.
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Overall 7
6.7
Performance 7
6.7

TEST: Toshiba XD-E500

Dingz
24 December 2008
  • Summary: Det er flere ting som er verdt å ta med i betraktningen hvis du vurderer XD-E500, hvorav den vesentligste er prisen. Rundt 13-1400 kroner må du ut med for Toshibas lille tryllekunstner, som selvfølgelig ikke tryller bra nok til å gjøre folk så forvirra at de ikke vet om de ser på Blu-ray eller DVD,...
  • Pros: Enkel å justere, oversiktelig (men stygg) meny, bra oppskalering av DVD-plater
  • Cons: Middelmådig fjernkontroll, litt dyr, å kalle den "nær HD" er en liten overdrivelse
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Overall 7
6.9

Upscaling-DVD-Player mit Ungereimtheiten: Toshiba XD-E500

CNET
17 October 2008
  • Summary: Der Toshiba XD-E500 ist ein ordentlicher Upscaling-DVD-Player, der einer DVD-Sammlung durchaus neues Leben einhauchen kann. Leider lässt er sich gelegentlich nur recht umständlich benutzen. Für Besitzer eines 32-Zoll-1080p-Fernsehers von Philips etwa ergeben sich ernsthafte Probleme.
  • Pros: ordentliche Bild- und Tonqualität, besser als manch andere Upscaling-Player
  • Cons: hoher Preis für einen DVD-Player, Probleme mit bestimmten Fernsehgeräten
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