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alaScore 75

48 reviews

Jul, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 48 reviews of COBY DVD288. The average rating for this product is 2.7/5, 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 DVD288 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 75/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 48 reviews)

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Consumer review ( review summary for COBY DVD288


alaTest has collected and analyzed 37 user reviews of COBY DVD288 from The average user rating for this product is 2.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.6/5 for other DVD Players on

43% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Coby DVD288 1080p Upconversion DVD with HDMI, BlackCoby DVD288 1080p Upconversion DVD with HDMI, Black

Jul, 2018

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Not a good buy


I didn't find any reviews until after I'd ordered the machine. After using it for a while I found the reviews to be right on. It's appears to be poorly made and degrades with time.

When it worked it functioned as advertised

Deteriorated over time. Lost sound, had to stop and restart DVD to hear sound. Some loading problems

Mar, 2011

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Stopped working before the movie started


Maybe it was just a lemon, but i bought this, hooked it up, put in a dvd, watched the previews and POOF it turned off. ok, so i turned it back on, and after less than a minute, POOF, it turned off again, but this time i wouldnt turn back on, and i...

May, 2013

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This will be perfect for the kids bedroom, also the price was right to put under the tree.

Nov, 2012

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Good Value...


Has been working well, can't say much more. It does what it does, as it should. Happy!

Dec, 2011

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wendy\'s pick...


nice xtra dvd player with hdmi

Jan, 2011

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When we connected the DVD player for the first time to our projector, the DVD player came on but it wouldn't read any DVDs (old ones or brand new ones).

Jul, 2010

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When we connected the DVD player for the first time to our projector, the DVD player came on but it wouldn't read any DVDs (old ones or brand new ones).

Jul, 2010

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Don't Buy It


Despite it's extremely good picture quality and advanced features for the price, it will break down on you, like my did within a week. Audio synch.

Good picture quality and advanced features

Won't last

Feb, 2010

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Coby DVD288 DVD Player


Great little up converting DVD player for the money...easy to hook up and play,had it playing in minutes,self explanatory remote control so very simple to use and to enjoy the features-The only complaints were it didn't supply the HDMI cable with...

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A customer


Nice price for a nice DVD player. Not much simpler than that.


Product Specifications

This progressive scan DVD player offers cutting-edge digital video in an ultra-slim package. COBY's DVD288 features an HDMI output, converting your video to near-HD quality for a premium viewing experience. Dolby Digital audio provides a dynamic range of sound, while multiple AV outputs allow for quick and easy connection to your home theater system.

Audio System

Sound Output Mode:Stereo


Battery voltage:100

CE System

Parental Lock: Yes


Color of product:Black

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)



Built-in Audio Decoders:Dolby Digital
Form Factor:Tabletop
Media Load Type:Tray
Media Type:CD-R / CD-RW / DVD-R / DVD+RW / DVD-RW
Type:DVD player


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

Other Features

Dimensions (WxDxH):17 x 1.49 x 8.25
Disc types supported:CD, DVD

Ports & interfaces

Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) out:1
Composite video out:1
HDMI ports quantity:1
S-Video out:1

Technical Details

Device type:Player


Progressive scan output: Yes