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4 reviews

Nov, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 reviews of JVC XV S30BK. 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.

On average, users rate this product 70/100.

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Consumer review by: jimht (



This player produces a sub-par image even with component video hookup. The chroma looks like its at quarter resolution. For example, on a non-anamorphic letterbox movie, the first 4 scanlines of the movie image are completely desaturated by chroma...

plays dvd, vcd, svcd

very poor picture and sound quality.

Jan, 2003

Consumer review by: kimmyjj (

Great DVD for someone who just wants a DVD player


I'll be the first to admit, I'm not a technology suavy kind of gal. Back in October I purchased a CD from a big electronic retail superstore. As I was leaving, the sales clerk stated "oh! You've been randomly selected to take our 2 minute telephone...

I got it free

not progressive

Jan, 2003

Consumer review by: hillandj (

JVC XV-S30 DVD Player


Good Picture, Good sound.

Complicated remote

Mar, 2002

Consumer review by: hillandj (

JVC XV-S30 DVD Player


Ok...I'm not an audiophile, so bear with me.

Good Picture, Good sound.

Complicated remote

Mar, 2002

Product Specifications

JVC is one of the world's leading developers and manufacturers of sophisticated audio, video and related software products. Building upon a wealth of technologies the company is moving decisively to offer appropriate solutions for the multimedia age. To remain at the forefront of the audiovisual industry into the 21st century, JVC is marshalling its resources to create the ultimate in appealing, cost-competitive products. PRODUCT FEATURES: Strobe function - the unit can display nine continuous still pictures on the TV screen; Digest function - you can select the desired selection to be played from the opening scenes displayed on the TV screen; Angle function - you can select a desired angle from multiple camera angles recorded on the DVD VIDEO disk; Zoom function - you can view scenes close-up; Parental lock - you can restrict the playback of DVD VIDEO disks with scenes which you do not want children to see, such as adult or violent films; Theater position -you can select the picture character according to the lighting of your room; High quality digital sound - you can enjoy high quality sound with Dolby Digital or Linear-PCM; Surround function - the unit accommodates the Dolby Digital and, DTS surround systems; 3D Phonic function - you can enjoy surround sound with your 2-channel system; Multi-language subtitles and sound - you can select a subtitle or sound language from those recorded on the DVD VIDEO disk; Multi-disk playback- you can enjoy Audio CD disks and Video CD disks, as well as DVD VIDEO disks; Operation from the on-screen display - user-friendly on-screen displays allow you to operate the unit easily.

Audio System

Sound Output Mode:Stereo
Surround Sound Effects:3D Phonic Surround

CE System

Parental Lock: Yes

Dimensions & Weight



Form Factor:Tabletop
Media Load Type:Tray
Media Type:CD / CD-R / CD-RW / DVD / Video CD
Type:DVD player

DVD Features

Picture Zoom: Yes


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:JVC XV