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alaScore 63

12 reviews

Nov, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 12 reviews of COBY DVD-283. The average rating for this product is 1.9/5, 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 COBY DVD-283 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 63/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 10 user reviews of COBY DVD-283 from The average user rating for this product is 1.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.6/5 for other DVD Players on

20% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Coby DVD-283 Upconverting DVD PlayerCoby DVD-282 Upconversion Multizone DUAL VOLTAGE (110-220V) DVD / CD / JPEG Player with HDMI Output (Plays All DVDs From All Over the World)

Nov, 2015

Consumer review by: justme (



Worked for 3 months

Then the warranty ran out. Died in October. Coby doesn't care, I guess I'll be avoiding this brand from here on out ; I've had DVD players die before, but they usually work for at least a year before they go

Dec, 2008

Consumer review by: justme (

COBY DVD-283 HD Upconversion DVD Player with HDMI Output


Plays DVDs just like you would expect it to. I'm only using composite out, so I don't know about the hdmi or upconvert capabilities.

The audio slowly develops a lag during the course of a movie. Not noticeable during the first half an hour, but it becomes rather annoying later on. Pausing will cause it to re-synch. I never noticed this until recently, but the dvd player is mostly...

Sep, 2008

Product Specifications

Coby Electronics is a manufacturer of quality consumer electronics products designed to deliver outstanding performance for value conscious consumers who do not compromise on product performance. Coby incorporates new designs with innovative technologies to produce great looking and great performing consumer electronics products. DVD-283 is an upconversion DVD player with HDMI output. PRODUCT FEATURES: Progressive scan; HD upconversion for enhanced High-Definition video; Compact and slim design; DVD, DVD

Audio System

Sound Output Mode:Stereo

CE System

Parental Lock: Yes

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)



Built-in Audio Decoders:Dolby Digital
Form Factor:Tabletop
Media Load Type:Tray
Media Type:CD / CD-R / CD-RW / DVD / DVD-R / DVD-RW / DVD+R / DVD+RW
Search Speed:16x / 2x / 32x / 4x / 8x
Type:DVD player

DVD Features

Picture Zoom: Yes
Picture Zoom Power:1/2x / 1/3x / 1/4x / 2x / 3x / 4x


Manufacturer:COBY Electronics
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:COBY

Service & Support

Type:90 days warranty