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Panasonic DVD-RV31

Panasonic DVD-RV31
alaScore 65

16 reviews

Nov, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 16 reviews from magazines and websites.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other DVD Players the Panasonic DVD-RV31 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 65/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 16 reviews)

User Reviews  

Showing 1 - 10 of 14 Show Reviews: in English | in other languages (2)

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Lasted five years


Worked great for 5 years. Great picture for a 480i. Decent features.

Would lose bookmarks if turned off. Out of date technology/discontinued.

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Claimed another victim


Worked great until it died

Got the HO2 message

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A Real Workhorse, Succumbed *temporarily* to H02 error...


Reliable, plays audio during scan-forward and scan-backwards.

Developed H02 error temporarily.


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Don't Last Very Long!


good sound, great company

does not last long!

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H02 drove me to drown this lemon in H20


Black Body and Panasonic label matched my other components

H02, playback problems

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Apex makes tapes


Quality DVD/CD/MP3 player for under $100

No programmable play list for MP3s

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Good for the first Year and a half...until you know what

H02...piece of poo.

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After over 3 years...the HO2 strikes.


Relatively low $, worked well for over 3 years, good pic and sound.

Does not read all regions, sensitive on scratches, HO2!

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Atfer about 3 years, finally get dreaded H02


Good performance for the first few years.

Seems that Panasonic seem plagued by H02 error. Here is another victim.

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Be sure to have some tools handy


Great while it works

HO2 Error, no zoom


Product Specifications

It's a digital world. A world where sound surrounds you and pictures dazzle the imagination. It's a world where the excitement of the movies is captured and brought to life on a simple five-inch disc - the size of a CD. Welcome to the incredible world of DVD. As a leader in digital technology, Panasonic made possible and forever changed the face of home theatre. Panasonic has packed big-screen excitement into the world's smallest and lightest DVD players. Come and experience the ultimate in home theater entertainment. With great features and newly redesigned cosmetics, the DVD-RV31 is an extraordinary value. It includes the popular combination of features known as A-B-C-D - which stands for Advanced Virtual Surround Sound, Bass Plus, Cinema Mode and Dialogue Enhancer - all designed to improve the movie viewing experience. New for 2001 DVD line, one-touch preset buttons for each of the A-B-C-D features are found on the front panel. Also included is a convenient shuttle dial on the front panel and component video outputs. Also new for 2001 is a disc stabilizer system which helps ensure greater compatibility between the player and software discs that may be warped and more difficult to read on other DVD players. The DVD-RV31 is also CD-R/CD-RW playback compatible.

Audio System

Sound Output Mode:Stereo
Surround Sound Effects:Advanced Virtual Surround Sound (V.S.S.)

Dimensions & Weight



Form Factor:Tabletop
Media Load Type:Tray
Media Type:CD / CD-R / CD-RW / DVD / Video CD
Search Speed:100x / 5x
Type:DVD player


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Panasonic DVD

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty