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alaScore 74

481 reviews

Jul, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 481 reviews of OPPO OPDV971H. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, 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 OPPO OPDV971H is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 74/100 = Good quality.

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(Based on 481 reviews)

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 472 user reviews of OPPO OPDV971H from 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

90% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: OPPO OPDV971H Digital HD-Ready Up-Converting DVD PlayerOPPO OPDV971H Digital HD-Ready Up-Converting DVD Player

Jul, 2015

Expert review by: Clint DeBoer (

Oppo OPDV971H DVD Player Review


It seems as if everyone is talking about the Oppo (‘oh-poe') OPDV971H DVD player. The main attraction behind this new player is its DVI output and ability to upconvert DVD source material to both 720p and 1080i (in addition to the expected 480p). It is...

Excellent video performance when using DVI output ; Basic DVD-Audio support ; Nice small form factor

Component video outputs only support 480i ; Atrocious manual that goes through the settings labels without explanation ; Menu button on remote located out of reach ; Sub-par bass management and distance delay options for DVD-Audio ; Runs hot ; Slow...

Oct, 2005

Expert review by: Andrew Robinson (

Oppo OPDV971H 720p/1080i Upconverting DVD player


Introduction In this day and age, it seems everyone, short of your immediate family, is manufacturing a DVD player. However, with so many manufacturers throwing their hats into the ring, it can become somewhat daunting as to which player to buy. Sure,...

Mar, 2006

Expert review by: L.A. Audio File (

Expert Review

Feb, 2006

Expert review by: Steven Stone (

Oppo OPDV971H DVD Player


Since we're in the truth biz, we decided to add our more dispassionate view of the Oppo player to the web's walla. It can't be both great and crap, can it? Let's find out.

Unexceptional audio quality

Nov, 2005

Consumer review by: mattmann58 (

Great unit


Of all the DVD players I have owned, my Oppo 971H is by far the best. I love it's simplistic (read- not Tacky) looks and it'set up features. All my DVDs are a pleasure to view again. I can't get over the improvement in both picture and ... Expand full...

Picture quality, sound, set up, looks

DVD tray a little flimsy

Jan, 2006

Consumer review by: freakonwaves (

I've been converted Oppo Coming Out Party


I've owned a Denon 1910 DVI upconversion for a while now. I thought after Denon I would not have any other DVD brand. Then comes HD-DVD and Blu-Ray. All expert opinions point to wait and see who comes out on top of this format war. Hence the reason to...

Video Quality, Set ups Galore

Manual is too generic; flimsy disc tray

Jan, 2006

Consumer review by: kdanderson5 (

this on the oppo dv-981hd dvd player


bought this player for my new vizio 47"1080p lcd tv. so far this is a well made dvd player with many options. i still need to do some more tweaking. this is also one of the best looking and pricey player. i think its worth the money.

1080p hdmi output

no component output

Jan, 2006

Product Specifications

OPPO Digital is a leading maker of next-generation digital electronics, dedicated to enriching people's digital lifestyles with technology and innovation. The OPDV971H DVD Player features DVI (Digital Video Interface) output to eliminate flickers and to produce more clear pictures.

Audio System

Sound Output Mode:Surround Sound


Built-in Audio Decoders:Dolby Digital / DTS decoder
Form Factor:Tabletop
Media Load Type:Tray
Media Type:CD / CD-R / CD-RW / DVD / DVD-Audio / DVD-R / DVD-RW / DVD+R / DVD+RW / Kodak Picture CD / SVCD / Video CD
Type:DVD player


Manufacturer:OPPO Digital
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:OPPO