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Pioneer DV-490V

Pioneer DV-490V
alaScore 78

93 reviews

Dec, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 93 reviews of Pioneer DV-490V. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 3.8/5 for other DVD Players for all reviews. People really like the size and design. The price and usability are also appreciated, whereas there are some negative comments about the reliability.

usability, price, design, size

reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other DVD Players the Pioneer DV-490V is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Pioneer DV-490V

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of Pioneer DV-490V from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other DVD Players on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers really like the design. The price also gets good comments, but many are negative about the reliability.

usability, price, design

reliability

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Pioneer DV-490V-S DVD Player with HDMI - SilverPioneer DV-490V-S DVD Player with HDMI - Silver

Dec, 2016

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Pioneer DV-490V

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 50 user reviews of Pioneer DV-490V from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.6/5 for other DVD Players on Amazon.com. People really like the price. The usability also gets good opinions, but some have doubts about the reliability.

usability, price

reliability

92% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Pioneer DV-490V-S Progressive Scan DVD Player with HDMIPioneer DV-490V-S Progressive Scan DVD Player with HDMI

Dec, 2016

Expert review by: Consumer Guide (howstuffworks.com)

Pioneer DV-490V-S Review and Prices

 

While it isn't the same as watching Blu-ray or HD DVDs in true high definition, using an upscaling DVD player such as the Pioneer DV-490V-S is the next best thing. Hook the unit up via HDMI to a display with a native resolution of 720p or 1080i and you...

HDMI output, 1080i upconversion, slim, compact design, DivX compatible

No digital optical audio output, no SACD or DVD-Audio support, disc loading can be slow

Jan, 2008

Consumer review by: ranger485 (epinions.com)

Initial impression

 

I just bought this DVD player to replace a 6 year old Toshiba player that finally died. I've been playing around with it for 30 min. HDMI upscaling on standard DVD looked pretty good on a 40" Samsung LCD in the store. I don't yet have an HDMI input ...

Plays many formatsNice HDMI upscaling

Weak GUI, but very usable

Jul, 2007

Consumer review by: ranger485 (epinions.com)

Initial impression

 

Plays many formatsNice HDMI upscaling

Weak GUI, but very usable

Jul, 2007

Consumer review by: doublecurl (productreview.com.au)

Excellent

 

I wanted a simple dvd player. I'm not really big on too many features. I wanted one that could play all regions - this one does, and also one that could play divx - this one does. There is really nothing complicated about this player. It does...

Slim design, plays all regions, plays divx, does everything i need it to

A little slow to start up.

Oct, 2007

Product Specifications

The slim, stylish DV-490V-S delivers exceptional performance in both video and audio. For smooth, high-resolution video imagery, it features a 12-bit/108MHz Video D-A converter, the PureCinema 2: 3 Progressive Scan and DivX video playback. For great audio, the DV-490V-S provides digital outputs for Dolby Digital and DTS surround, plus a 24-bit/96kHz audio DAC converter. The DV-490V-S has the versatility to match its performance. It plays DVDs, DVD-R/RWs, CDs, CD-R/RWs, WMAs, and MP3s, plus its Disc Navigator feature makes it easier to browse and view the JPEG picture files of your digital photos on CD-R/RWs. Want to stop a DVD movie and watch the rest tomorrow? Last Position Memory will start the movie again where you left off. And the Video Adjust Menu lets you fine tune the video image with adjustments to sharpness, brightness, and four other levels.

Audio System

Sound Output Mode:Stereo
Surround Sound Effects:Virtual Surround Mode

CE System

Parental Lock: Yes

Configuration

BD Live: No
DLNA certified: No
DVB-C: No
DVB-S: No
DVB-T: No
Electronic Program Guide (EPG): No
HDTV: No
IPTV (Internet Protocol Television): No
Progressive Scan: Yes
Show View: No
Video-on-Demand (VoD): No
Web Content Access: No

Connectivity

DVI Interface: No
Ethernet: No
Firewire IEEE-1394 Interface: No
HDMI:No / Yes
HDMI PORT: Yes
Type of Memory Stick Interface : No
Type of SD Card Interface : No
UPnP: No
USB Interface: No
W-LAN Connection: No
WiFi Connectivity: No

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:8.4in
Height:2in
Weight:4lbs
Width:16.5in

DVD

Form Factor:Tabletop
Media Load Type:Tray
Media Type:CD / CD-R / CD-RW / DVD / DVD-R / DVD-R DL / DVD-RW / DVD+R / DVD+RW / Fujicolor CD / Kodak Picture CD / SVCD / Video CD
Supported Digital Audio Standards:MP3 / WMA
Type:DVD player

DVD Features

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

General Features

1080p Upscaling: No
3D: No
3D Ready: No
DVD Player / Recorder:DVD Player
Integrated VCR: No
Static / Portable:Static
Table / Portable:Table

Header

Manufacturer:Pioneer
Model:490V-K/490V-S
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Pioneer DV

Playback

Blu-ray Playback: No
DivX Playback: Yes
DVD Audio Playback:No / Yes
DVD-R Playback: Yes
DVD-RAM Playback: No
DVD-RW Playback: Yes
DVD+R Playback: Yes
DVD+RW Playback: Yes
HD-DVD Playback: No
PC Streaming: No
Super Audio CD Playback: No
Super Video CD / Video CD Playback: Yes

Recording

Blu-ray Recording: No
Double Layer Recording:Not Applicable
DVD-R Recording: No
DVD-RAM Recording: No
DVD-RW Recording: No
DVD+R Recording: No
DVD+RW Recording: No
HD-DVD Recording: No
MP3 Encoding: No
MPEG4 Recording: No
USB Recording: No

Sound

DTS Decoder:DTS Decoder / No
Real Dolby:Dolby Digital / No