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Aiwa XD-DV170

Aiwa XD-DV170
alaScore 80

37 reviews

Jul, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 37 reviews of Aiwa XD-DV170. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 3.8/5 for other DVD Players for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other DVD Players the Aiwa XD-DV170 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Aiwa XD-DV170


alaTest has collected and analyzed 21 user reviews of Aiwa XD-DV170 from The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other DVD Players on

86% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: AIWA CSD DV170 - DVD player - metallic silverAIWA CSD DV170 - DVD player - metallic silver

Jul, 2018

Consumer review (

Worked great for the first three months...


Easy to move around from one place to another, very compact and easy to use.

Not a good choice for long-term use.

Dec, 2004

Consumer review (

DVD on the move.


I purchased my Aiwa XD-DV170 DVD player a few weeks ago, and have loved it since I opened the box. The unit itself is smaller than many books I've read. It has all the features of my full size DVD player (and even some extras). I use mine in the...

Compact size, lightweight, user friendly, sturdy design.

DC adapter sold separately for $30.00. The remote control could be smaller.

Apr, 2002

Consumer review (

Bad experience with AIWA


I suppose some of this is my fault. Like the fact that I waited too long to return the unit or at least get warranty repair in time. From the beginning I had trouble with the unit playing many of my compact discs. It would take about 30-45 seconds...

Small Size

Trouble playing CD's, Load time too long, quit working completely after 3 months.

Nov, 2001

Consumer review (

Great for the bedroom


The XD-DV170 is a tad disappointing compared with it's big brother the XD-DV370... Although both of them took a while to load the DVD/CD, it is understandable for the XD-DV370 since it supports MP3s while the XD-DV170 doesn't.... Which is why it...

Small, great video, very light, portable

Problems playing with VCD, huge remote, Slow to start, resume mode not consistent

May, 2001

Consumer review (

Aiwa XD-DV170 Portable DVD Player without Screen


Good audio and video quality. Small, light, portable, durable, great for mobile use.

Won't play CD-RW VCDs.

Apr, 2001

Consumer review (

Nice portable DVD player on the cheap.


I consider myself an "early adopter" of new technology, so

Good audio and video quality. Small, light, portable, durable, great for mobile use.

Won't play CD-RW VCDs.

Apr, 2001

Product Specifications

For those looking for a multi-purpose player, AIWA offers the new XD-DV170, a small, lightweight player that offers AC/DC operation. The unit is ideal for consumers who might want a player that's easily moved from one TV to another, or from one house to another - a vacation home, for example. What's more, the DC power option allows the unit to be used in a vehicle using an external monitor. Available as an option is an adapter to power the unit thorough a car's accessory power outlet. The XD-DV170 plays DVDs, CDs, CD-R/RWs and VCDs. It includes a 96kHz/24-bit audio D/A converter and a 10-bit video D/A converter. There's an optical digital output (Dolby Digital/DTS), one set of analog RCA outputs, plus one S-Video and one composite video output. The player provides forward and reverse search at X2, X8 and X32 speeds, forward slow play at 1/2, 1/5 and 1/30 normal speed and reverse slow play at 1/2 and 1/15 normal speed. Other features include Q Surround for creating surround sound effects from two audio channels, multi-language on-screen display and a remote control.

Audio System

Sound Output Mode:Hi-Fi stereo

CE System

Parental Lock: Yes

Dimensions & Weight



Form Factor:Tabletop
Media Type:CD / CD-R / CD-RW / DVD / Video CD
Search Speed:2x / 32x / 8x
Type:DVD player

DVD Features

Picture Zoom: Yes


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:AIWA CSD


Color:Metallic silver