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Panasonic DVD-RV31

Panasonic DVD-RV31
alaScore 66

15 reviews

Jul, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 15 reviews of Panasonic DVD-RV31. The average rating for this product is 2.7/5, 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 Panasonic DVD-RV31 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 66/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 15 reviews)

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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 Out of date technology/discontinued.

Jan, 2007

Consumer review (

Claimed another victim


Worked great until it died

Got the HO2 message

Jan, 2007

Consumer review (

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


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

Developed H02 error temporarily.

Dec, 2006

Consumer review (

Don't Last Very Long!


good sound, great company

does not last long!

Aug, 2005

Consumer review (

H02 drove me to drown this lemon in H20


Black Body and Panasonic label matched my other components

H02, playback problems

Jul, 2005

Consumer review (

Apex makes tapes


Quality DVD/CD/MP3 player for under $100

No programmable play list for MP3s

Jun, 2005

Consumer review (



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

H02...piece of poo.

Apr, 2005

Consumer review (

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!

Mar, 2005

Consumer review (

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.

Jan, 2005

Consumer review (

Be sure to have some tools handy


Great while it works

HO2 Error, no zoom

Dec, 2004

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