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alaScore 74

128 reviews

Oct, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 128 reviews of COBY DVD-537. The average rating for this product is 2.9/5, 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-537 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 74/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 128 reviews)

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Consumer review by: ( review summary for COBY DVD-537


alaTest has collected and analyzed 99 user reviews of COBY DVD-537 from The average user rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.6/5 for other DVD Players on

59% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Coby DVD-514 Super Slim 5.1 Channel Progressive Scan DVD PlayerCoby DVD514BLK 5.1-Channel Compact DVD Player, BlackCoby DVD-514 Super Slim 5.1 Channel Progressive Scan DVD Player

Oct, 2015

Consumer review by: Suntekgirl (

Love my new DVD player


Great DVD player at a great price.

Attractive Design","Compact","Easy To Use

Dec, 2010

Consumer review by: Robert (

Needed unit to fit RV cabinet


Needed unit that was compatible with surround Sound system and built into RV audio cabinet

Attractive Design","Compact","Easy To Set Up

Mar, 2010

Consumer review by: Rider (



This was a replacent for a Sony 5.1 that has been heaps of trouble. This unit is smaller, less expensive and was easier to install. So far I am pleased.

Compact","Easy To Set Up","Easy To Use

Jan, 2010

Consumer review by: Taz_Usaf (

Accurate description - so far works as intended!


I used a Hair dryer on low and slightly warmed the sticker then slowly removed it and the glue beneath without an issue.

Very Inexpensive, It works as advertised so far. I was looking for a very inexpensive DVD player that still had great picture quality. This one has just that

The wires that come with it are the red, white, and yellow combo cable. It is very cheap and upon arrival my cable did not work, I replaced it with a much better quality cable and have had no problems. Additionally mine arrived silver as in the...

Aug, 2009

Consumer review by: Mrbinx2006 (

dvd 5.0 player was worth the money


We are using it to hook up our 5.1 surround sound and we love it cuz we already had killer speakers and all we needed was the dvd player to go along and at a cheap price. because if we wanted to pay expensive price we would buy one with speakers that...

Attractive Design","Compact","Consistent Performance","Door opens closes fast","Easy To Set Up","Easy To Use","Light weight

Aug, 2010

Consumer review by: DrewPitcher (

So far So Good


I use this in my bedroom and have spliced cord and use it in my office too.

Compact","Consistent Performance","Easy To Set Up","Easy To Use

Jun, 2010

Consumer review by: Candewurtz (

Simple, Easy to Use, Plays Perfectly


I had 2 of these same products, same model for about 4-5 years. Replaced them with same product because they out preformed other brands and were easiest to set up and use.

Attractive Design","Compact","Consistent Performance","Easy To Set Up","Easy To Use","High Quality Picture

Apr, 2010

Consumer review by: Shikoba (

To be expected from a brand name like Coby...


This DVD player is a piece of junk. The picture quality is subpar and it's begun to make a high pitched noise. This noise isn't from the unit, to comes out of the speakers during DVD playback. I wouldn't recommend.


Lacks features, Poor Quality, Poorly Built

Mar, 2010

Consumer review by: katieladykatie (

Good if you want cheap and don't expect quality


I have had two of these. Why two you may ask. Well, the first one broke and then the second. As it turned out after much investigation, the players themselves didn't break, but the end of the A/V cord broke off inside the player. No way to get it...

Oct, 2009

Consumer review by: twistnrev (

Coby 514 does the job...


I purchased the Coby 514 ( and am satisfied with the performance. I plugged the provided audio/video cable into my Sharp 32" TV and installed the remote control batteries (provided)and was ready to go. The provided guide book goes over all...

Compact region free play ability. Runs cool. Remote control, cable, and guide provided

Two BRIGHT front lights. The unit itself has a (low) buzz/grind noise when playing

Jun, 2009

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. PRODUCT FEATURES: Progressive Scan DVD Player; Super Slim Design; 2-Channel System; DVD, DVD+R/RW, DVD-R/RW, CD, CD-R/RW, MP3 Compatible; Compatible with NTSC/PAL Systems; Multiple Subtitles/Viewing Angles; Convenient On-Screen Display; Zoom Operation; Parental Lock Control.