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Pioneer DVD Players Reviews

Updated: Apr 20, 2014 02:00
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#1
alaScore 100

Pioneer BDP-160

Pioneer's BDP-160 Blu-ray player is unrepentantly old school. For starters, it looks like a Blu-ray deck should, rather than something impractical cobbled together for a Shoreditch design competition. And secondly, it even handles some of the more...

7 expert reviews | 7 user reviews

#2
alaScore 91

Pioneer BDP-LX55

The way the Blu-ray player market has changed over the years is really quite remarkable. Essentially, the high-end has all but disappeared. Where once manufacturers could release hulking flagship players with price tags rivalling those of AVRs, today's...

8 expert reviews | 28 user reviews

#3
alaScore 89

Pioneer BDP-150

83% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

2 expert reviews | 78 user reviews

#4
alaScore 88

Pioneer BDP-330

This is me being subtle.

7 expert reviews | 15 user reviews

#5
alaScore 87

Pioneer BDP-LX52

There’s no question about it: Pioneer devices almost unfailingly produce top-quality pictures. On top of that, the BDP-LX 52 also sounds fantastic: Pioneer’s PQLS technology improves differentiation in HD-audio formats — although only if you use the...

21 expert reviews | 23 user reviews

#6
alaScore 87

Pioneer BDP-LX70

The Pioneer LX70A lacks the hardware to be upgraded to Blu-ray Profile 1.1, but its LAN connection does at least allow it to go online and download new firmware. This is a significant boon. While taken for granted with HD DVD, it's still rare on...

31 expert reviews | 43 user reviews

#7
alaScore 86

Pioneer BDP-LX91

This is currently the best Blu-ray player on the market, and it doesn't come cheap. The huge, black device (which weighs 15 kilograms!) soars into the high-end class with two HDMI outputs, effective picture controls, a flawless picture, and top sound....

19 expert reviews | 19 user reviews

#8
alaScore 84

Pioneer BDP-LX54

The Pioneer BDP-LX54 is part of Pioneer's luxury range, and it looks the part. It's pricier than the BDP-430, but if styling and flashy lights are your thing the BDP-LX54 is a definite pleaser.

4 expert reviews | 44 user reviews

#9
alaScore 84

Pioneer Region Free Multi-Format DVD Player DV2012

I could not play back videos of tvs recorded in Japan. This may not be compatible with the system "CPRM" applied there.

32 user reviews

#10
alaScore 83

Pioneer DV 696AV

The high-definition double act of Blu-ray and HD DVD may be looming large on the horizon, but rumours about the imminent demise of bog-standard DVD appear to be highly exaggerated.

8 expert reviews | 117 user reviews

#11
alaScore 83

Pioneer BDP-LX53

What this costly Blu-ray deck lacks in features, it more than makes up for in picture and sound performance

4 expert reviews | 7 user reviews

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#12
alaScore 83

Pioneer Elite BDP-31FD

Worst DVD player I've ever owned. Took hours to boot, and firmware always seemed to be out of date. Display is small and very hard to read, and black on black buttons are darn near invisible in a dark room. Fortunately, I bought a Square Trade warranty...

16 user reviews

#13
alaScore 82

Pioneer Elite BDP-23FD

Overall, the BDP-23FD succeeds at being a very good Blu-ray player. Blu-ray video performance is excellent and the player can easily decode today’s high resolution audio formats or send the bitstream audio to your receiver for processing. The player’s...

3 expert reviews | 43 user reviews

#14
alaScore 82

Pioneer DV 600AV-K

Until now, 1080p upscaling has been reserved for expensive high-end DVD decks, but it's just become a lot more affordable. The Pioneer DV-600AV costs just £150 but comes with full 1080p, 1080i and 720p upscaling, and more besides

6 expert reviews | 121 user reviews

#15
alaScore 82

Pioneer BDP-LX08

For Blu-ray playback, Pioneer's BDP-LX 08 is almost unbeatable: Its pictures show not even the slightest weakness! The flicker-free DVD playback and comprehensive professional picture controls add icing to an already impressive cake. Our only real...

11 expert reviews | 4 user reviews

#16
alaScore 82

Pioneer DV-610AV

We bought this to replace an existing multi-regional player that was on its last legs. My wife is from Europe and has a large collection of region 2 DVDs. So far, it has been able to play all of our region 1 and 2 discs without any issues.

2 expert reviews | 129 user reviews

#17
alaScore 82

Pioneer DV-220KV

This DVD player is a great choice for upscaling your DVDs to near-HD quality, so long as you don't rely too much on tech support.

1 expert reviews | 190 user reviews

#18
alaScore 81

Pioneer DV 400V-K

Until now, 1080p upscaling has been reserved for high-end heavyweight DVD decks, but now you can find it on £100 players such as this one.This is made possible by the inclusion of an HDMI terminal.

3 expert reviews | 172 user reviews

#19
alaScore 81

Pioneer DV 989AVi-S

It's pricey but if you strive for qaulity without looking for a second mortgage, this is for you.

13 expert reviews | 33 user reviews

#20
alaScore 81

Pioneer DV-220V

All the features I could have hoped for considering the price plus many EXTRAS I didn't even hope for let alone expect. I love it

80 user reviews

#21
alaScore 81

Pioneer DV-420V-K

If you have an HDTV, but don't want to opt for a Blu-ray Disc player such as the Panasonic DMP-BD65K (*Est. $125), the Pioneer DV-420V-K deserves a good look. It can upscale DVDs all the way up to 1080p via its HDMI output, and user reviews generally...

1 expert reviews | 189 user reviews

#22
alaScore 81

Pioneer DVR-540

You also need to remember that this device is going to operate as your main DVD player too -- that's where the DVR-540HX falls short of its class leading competitors like Panasonic's DMR-EX75 or Toshiba's RD-85DT. Detail is not as solidly defined,...

12 expert reviews | 170 user reviews

#23
alaScore 81

Pioneer DV-320

I purchased the Pioneer DV 420V-K and it worked great for almost a year and then slowly quit playing most of my DVD's and then just crapped out. Now I've got to find a new one and am very leary of Pioneer. They used to be a strong brand name but my...

36 user reviews

#24
alaScore 80

Pioneer DV LX50

The Pioneer DV-LX50 is the company's latest high-end DVD spinner, which typically comes equipped with everything bar the kitchen sink. And although it can't deliver proper high-definition pictures, you'll be hard pressed to find an HD deck that can...

4 expert reviews | 12 user reviews

#25
alaScore 80

Pioneer DVR-LX61D

This promising Pioneer is let down by lacklustre video and audio performance

5 expert reviews | 1 user reviews

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