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Philips-pet1030.487532
8.1 out of 10

Philips PET1030

Philips PET1030 Philips PET1030 is a 10.2” DVD player. It i Read more

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Overall 6
6.0

Unfulfilled Promise

Andrew Hardy "DRM Free", Amazon
11 November 2008
  • Summary: Phillips PET-1030/37 Review Pros: 1. Versatility--Plays DVD, DVD+/-R and DVD+/-RW, (S)VCD, DivX® & MPEG4 movies and MP3/WMA-CD, CD and CD-RW and Jpeg pictures 2. Play files from USB flashdrives and SD memory cards. 3. Better than average loudness from built-in speakers. Cons: 1. No Power Button on the remote control. 2. The Power Button on the player is difficult to access. 3. The built-in SD memory card reader does not accept the new SDHC high capacity (>2Gb) cards. 4.
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Overall 6
6.0

Seems like a decent player with some flaws

SoCal Eric, Amazon
3 August 2008
  • Summary: This seems to be a decent player. However, the mount on ours just broke a few days ago. Also, just recently, prior to the mount breaking, the screen would flip down every so often and the disc cover part would eject. Now I need to find a new mount and perhaps tape the screen down so that it won't keep flipping down.
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Overall 6
6.0

Disappointing with anamorphic disks

Mike McNally, Amazon
10 July 2008
  • Summary: I haven't had this device for long, but so far I think I agree with most of the positive reviews here. One thing I have not seen mentioned, however, is that there seems to be no way to have the player adjust the image of anamorphic DVD sources such that the picture fills the screen as much as possible.
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Overall 6
6.0

Amazing Player - just watch out for the few with quality issues

Robert Cassab "Keep 'em honest", Amazon
11 November 2007
  • Summary: This DVD is quite a nice unit. Its picture is absolutely fantastic and the sound is much better than the last Phillips portable DVD we owned. The really big downside is if your buying it for use with the kids this is not your player. Even the slightest amount of scratching stalls the disc player and it cant keep tracking. Play the same disc on a normal DVD or the other portable player and no similar problem.
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Overall 6
6.0

Not very portable but better resolution

ogle1bogey, Amazon
13 September 2007
  • Summary: This player has proper DVD resolution unlike the smaller Philips players so the screen is a lot clearer. Unfortunately it is also pretty large and heavy. Can be made multi region with the following instructions: open the tray door, press setup on the remote control, select audio, press right arrow, type 2,1,2,2,2,5, press the left arrow, down arrow, press 0 and the screen will display region code, press setup to save and exit.
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Overall 6
6.0
Value for money 8
8.0
Features 6
6.0
Sound 8
8.0
Durability 6
6.0
Playability 10
10

Good looking Portable DVD player

rosem1, Ciao
24 July 2007
  • Excerpt: I have owned or used quite a few portable DVD players, and this one certainly has the best image quality. The screen is bright and has excellent resolution. The Divx feature makes playing video files much easier, especially you can simply copy the files onto either a USB flash drive or SD memory card and plug it in. When in the file mode, it lists files in long file name format. It's much easier to find the file you want then 8.3 file name format.
  • Pros: Great looking, nicely designed .  Swivel is great .
  • Cons: Can't play some DVD's .  Older DVD's seemed to have more problems .
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Overall 6
6.0

A buenas horas un dvd

denarius, Ciao
23 October 2007
  • Summary: Reconozco que tenía gana de uno, pero se me ha pasado antes de comprarmelo... Y es que: para que un reproductor de DVD cuando todo tiende a estar en memorias-webs; lo mejor es tener un disco duro o una memoria potente y portatil que conectar al usb para porder ver esas imagenes o películas. Un DVD reproductor está quedandose anticuado antes de salir a mercado. Otro cosa es tener una colección de DVDs originales que no puedas incluir en ninguna memoria...
  • Pros: muy nuevo y estiloso, además de poco pesado
  • Cons: los dvd experimentarán un retroceso de mercado por muy dvd blue raid
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