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Panasonic SL-MP70

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Reviews and Problems with Panasonic SL-MP70

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Overall 10
10

Panasonic cd player

D. Thystrup, Amazon
15 October 2008
  • Summary: The CD player works fine. I wanted the CD player to be able to find where I stopped when listening to books It does that fine.
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Overall 4
4.0

cute to look at, plays well, but scratches

ronaldbrian, Amazon
28 February 2006
  • Summary: sounds like a kitty cat but it's true--this portable cd player works fine but it can scratch your cds if you're not careful. It's battery console is opened from the INSIDE of the disc console (where you insert the cd to play). If you don't close the battery lid properly, it is still raised and will scratch the disc once you play it. This player scratched three of my favorites.
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Overall 8
8.0

Excellent for the office.

Jonathan D. Dunfee, Amazon
13 February 2006
  • Summary: I've had my mp70 for just over two years, and love it. I listen to mp3s recorded at 256, using Grado sr80 headphones. The sound is excellent. With the Grado's I find a volume level of 5 to 8 to be fine. I've also used it with a pair of Panasonic RP-HG17 headphones, and usually need to crank it up a bit more for them. One of the things I love about the mp70 is the built-in charger -- I've been using the same set of ni-cad batteries daily for almost 3 years.
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Overall 2
2.0

Item worked great for a couple months

M. Heeg, Amazon
10 January 2005
  • Summary: Last year I bought this item for my daughter. She listens on her bed in her room and does not carry this item around. We were pleased at first. Within a few months the lid ceased to close properly and she had to listen with the unit flipped upside-down to apply pressure to keep the lid closed. A few months later it became temperamental and skipped and/or refused to play.
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Overall 2
2.0

Problems to be aware of.

J. Chris Campbell, Amazon
16 December 2004
  • Summary: I got one of these back when it was a new thing and cost about $60, and I have encountered the following problems: - Scratches/engraves a ring around my discs at about 75% out from the center. - Collects internal dust with a surprisingly fast rate compared to the non-MP3 discman I used before. - Have to remove the disc to change batteries - It just broke such that the spindle locks up on startup.
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Overall 6
6.0

THis is ok

Jonathan, Amazon
2 June 2004
  • Summary: This cd-player is ok, it has live, bass and regular sound, but the volume cant go so loud. I would recomend a iriver mp3 player or a sony cd player.
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Overall 8
8.0

it was good for the price

Amazon
23 March 2004
  • Summary: well, i bought this cd awhile ago, and like with most electronic purchases, there are pros and cons. One thing i liked not about the machine, but about amazon, is that i ordered this with the free shipping option and got it in about 5 days, 4 days less than the minimum amount of days they said it would take to ship. For starters, this machine as with many other mp3 cd players dont order the tracks correctly.
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Overall 2
2.0

Just plain awful

Ali Turab, Amazon
22 February 2004
  • Summary: If you care anything at all about sound quality stay far away. I have a very expensive pair of headphones I use with a variety of CD players on various computers, etc. Sound quality has never been an issue with any of them really. Then I got this pile of crap. It sounds HORRIBLE. The two preset eq settings don' help either. I have dozens of Panasonic products including my 1996 model portable CD player (it's huge by today's standards ad takes 6 batteries).
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Overall 4
4.0

Problem after about a month of use

Kevin W "pacers721", Amazon
9 February 2004
  • Summary: It won't play cd-rw discs anymore: it did for about a month. Now it just spins and makes noise. Reads audio and cd-r discs fine. Great anti-skip system. Sound is a tad bit tinny but otherwise okay. I'll probably give it away because I do need the cd-rw capability; don't want to waste cd-rs whenever I want to listen to something. Mine is probably a dud because I haven't found any similar problems on the internet.
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Overall 10
10

Pleasant

Ms. H. L. Williams "Holly8585", Amazon
23 December 2003
  • Summary: I was flipping through Circuit City the other day when this player caught my attention. I like the fact it can show ID3 tags, and it's really stylish. Battery life is long, about 35 hours playing audio CDs and "up to" 48 hours playing mp3's, on two AA alkaline batteries. I'm using nimh battery so I think the battery life will even be longer. I love this cute player. I put a few favorite mp3's on a Cd-r and now I have a single player that makes me happy.
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