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Panasonic DVD-S48

Panasonic DVD-S48
alaScore 82

93 reviews

Aug, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 93 reviews of Panasonic DVD-S48. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 3.8/5 for other DVD Players for all reviews. People are impressed by the design and size. The price and usability are also appreciated, but there are some mixed opinions about the reliability.

usability, price, size, design

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other DVD Players the Panasonic DVD-S48 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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(Based on 93 reviews)

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 10 user reviews of Panasonic DVD-S48 from The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other DVD Players on Reviewers really like the size. The price also gets good feedback, whereas some have doubts about the reliability.

usability, price, size


80% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Panasonic DVD-S48EB-K Multi Format Playback DVD Player with USBPanasonic DVD-S48EB-K Multi Format Playback DVD Player with USB

Aug, 2018

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Panasonic DVD-S48 DVD Player overview


Panasonic (DVD-S48EG-K) Video Disc Player/Recorder

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Lot's of unsupported formats.

Jun, 2011

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hunk of junk


bought this for my daughters bedroom. was able to hook it all up real easy, but after that it all went downhill. Slow to start up, and even slower to start the movie. took forever to finally get the movie to come on, slow like as in 7 minutes. it will...

Mar, 2012

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Panasonic DVD / CD Player DVD-S48 - All Region, PAL & NTSC Compatible


Panasonic DVD/CD Player DVD S68 This Unit can display DVD-Video Media with Region Numbers 1 or All (Zero). It also enables users to view NTSC or PAL (European) system technology content. The user manual provided contains instructions for two ...

Versatile, intuitive throughout the menus and features. Good Quality Video and Audio

The remote and buttons are too small, easily misplaced

Sep, 2011

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Panasonic DVD-S48


Just wanted a basic no frills product but from a well known producer. Panasonic got this just right. Can1t fault it.

No bad points.

Mar, 2012

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Panasonic DVD-S48


Very slim, looks good, matches the TV, easy to use, great picture and sound quality. Great value for the price paid.

Mar, 2012

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good picture quality

the least touch on the cd drawer & it closes

Mar, 2012

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Easy to use, fits in well, doesnt take up a lot of space.

Jan, 2012

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Panasonic DVD-S48


Simple to use

Jan, 2012

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Panasonic DVD-S48


Great, easy to use and value for money relapcement

none as yet

Jan, 2012

Product Specifications


Audio D/A Converter (DAC):24-bit/192kHz
Audio dynamic range DVD:80
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR):90


Color of product:Black

Disk Drive

Built-in hard drive: No

Energy Management

Power consumption (standby):1
Power consumption (typical):12

File formats

Audio formats supported:MP3
Image formats supported:JPG
Video compression format:DIVX, MPEG4
Video formats supported:Divx,MPEG4

Hard Drive

Built-in hard drive:N

Management Features

Handheld remote control: Yes
Integrated clock: Yes


Ethernet LAN:N
Ethernet LAN connection: No

Other Features

Disc types supported:CD, DVD, DVD+R, DVD+R DL, DVD+RW, DVD+RW DL, DVD-R, DVD-R DL, DVD-RW, DVD-RW DL
Video out:1

Ports & interfaces

Audio (L,R) out:1
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) out:1
HDMI ports quantity:1
SCART ports quantity:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


Power consumption (standby):1
Power consumption (typical):12


Card reader integrated: No
Number of disks:1
Number of optical discs:1
Playback disc formats:CD video, SVCD
Playback disc types:CD-R, CD-RW, DVD+R, DVD+R DL, DVD+RW, DVD-R, DVD-R DL, DVD-RW
Recording disc types: No

Technical Details

3D compatibility: No
Device type:Player
Form Factor:Set-top
Slide show: Yes

TV Tuner

TV tuner integrated: No


Analog signal format system:NTSC, PAL
Progressive scan output: Yes
Video D/A Converter (DAC):12-bit/108MHz

Weight & Dimensions