TOSHIBA's "Small-World" entry - REGION FREE DVD is Here!
2 November 2011
Summary: The fine print on the carton is voluminous. In essence, the message reflects current angst about Copyrighting and numerous media formats. Original factory package was altered twice. CAVEAT EMPTOR!
Pros: Claims to plays all DVD Region content.
Cons: Will not play some DVD Region content (Catch-22)Spotty USB Performance
Summary: I ordered this XDE600 DVD player on December 09, 2009 to replace a much older Panasonic DVD player from 2002 whose display and audio outputs were beginning to fail and malfunction. This is only my second DVD player. It had a great picture for my HDTV since it is not HD. Menu was easy to use, more so than the Panasonic. I loved some of the features that it had. It was a great player until this past Tuesday when the IR receiver failed.
Cannot really review this item because HDMI cable bought with it appears to be faulty
C. Thompson "lightwizard", Amazon
1 February 2010
Summary: This DVD player is potentially pretty good (my HDTV is also a Toshiba) but the HDMI cable bought along with it (from DVI Gear) appears to be defective - i.e., after being properly connected and configured, the HDMI cable will not provide a video signal to my HDTV. Ergo, I am presently watching my DVDs on this player via my old component cables, and doing so in standard (rather than up-converted) definition, which this DVD player is supposed to be capable of yielding via...