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NeoDigits Helios HVD2085

NeoDigits Helios HVD2085
alaScore 75

7 reviews

Jul, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 reviews of NeoDigits Helios HVD2085. The average rating for this product is 3.5/5, 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 NeoDigits Helios HVD2085 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 75/100 = Good quality.

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(Based on 7 reviews)

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Expert review by : Evan Blass (

NeoDigits' Helios HVD2085 upscaling DVD player reviewed


Matt Burns has a thorough review of the NeoDigits' Helios HVD2085 upscaling DVD player (also known as the NeuNeo HVD2085) over at our sister blog HDBeat, and not only does he train his own experienced eye on the unit's video performance, he actually...

Apr, 2006

Expert review by : Clint DeBoer (

NeuNeo HVD2085 1080p DVD Player Review


It was only a matter of time until a company released a fully "unlocked" player that upconverted DVDs to 1080p. Just think of the marketing angles: "Why wait for high definition DVD when you can have it now!" or "Who needs Blu-ray Disc when you can get...

True 720p/1080i/1080p upconversion via component video outputs ; HVD support for true HD DVDs

Poor deinterlacing capability ; No flag-less 2:3 error detection ; Fisher Price remote control ; Cheap aesthetics ; Soft Picture ; User manual missing key graphics in diagrams

Feb, 2007

Expert review by : Clint DeBoer (

NeoDigits Helios HVD2085 DVD Player


I hope it's never too late to say “I'm sorry”. At least, that's how I feel about the new Helios HVD2085 DVD player. You see, I really judged this player harshly in its former incarnation under the

True 720p/1080i/1080p upconversion via component video outputs and HDMI ; Much improved remote control with helpful resolution and format buttons ; 480i support via HDMI

Poor deinterlacing capability ; No flag-less 2:3 error detection ; Plasma-killing screen when powered up with no disc ; Slow response time (power up, eject, etc) ; DVD menu button lost in remote ; User manual STILL missing certain images (same missing...

May, 2006

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Neodigits HVD2085


2006 is the year that most of us will probably think about buying a new TV, if for no other reason than the all important feature of HD (High Definition). Apart from the increased resolution and quality improvements, HD TV ready sets include the new...

On the other hand, there are several things that may trouble you. The most obvious, its price. The player costs around US$200. In that price range, we would expect the player to support Mpeg4/DivX formats and network connectivity. Its older brother,...

Apr, 2006

Expert review by : Geoffrey Morrison (

NeuNeo HVD2085 1080p Upconverting DVD Player


I must admit I, and I assume you, had never heard of this company before this review. The boss (Maureen Jenson) had been talking with them and had a review sample sent to our studio. I didn't find that part out until later. As far as I knew, this...

Dec, 2005

Expert review by : Seán Byrne (

NeoDigits Helios HVD2085 Review - Hi-Def Upscaling DVD Player


With HD DVD and Blu-ray players starting off expensive, this makes it the ideal time to get the most out of a HDTV set\'s capabilities with the use of a HD upscaling DVD player. NeoDigits was kind enough to send us their latest upscaling DVD player, an...

May, 2006

Product Specifications

Want to make the most of your television's high-definition capabilities? HELIOS HVD2085 helps boost your HD experience by upscaling standard DVD titles to match your HDTV's resolution. This feature-packed player has the versatility to provide options like no other on the market. Not only does it have the ability to upscale normal resolution DVD titles into high-definition resolution, but also it can do so in 9 different resolutions! This means you have more HD screen options for more HD experiences! Think Swiss army knife of the DVD player world. Think HELIOS HVD2085.

Audio System

Sound Output Mode:Surround Sound

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)



Built-in Audio Decoders:Dolby Digital / DTS decoder
Form Factor:Tabletop
Media Load Type:Tray
Media Type:CD / CD-R / CD-RW / DVD / DVD-R / DVD-RW / DVD+R / DVD+RW / Kodak Picture CD / SVCD / Video CD
Search Speed:Up to 40x
Supported Digital Audio Standards:MP3 / WMA
Type:DVD player

DVD Features

HDCD decoding: Yes
Picture Zoom: Yes
Picture Zoom Power:8x


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:NeoDigits Helios