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Philips DVP520

Philips DVP520
alaScore 76

55 reviews

Mar, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 55 reviews of Philips DVP520. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 3.8/5 for other DVD Players for all reviews. People really like the size and design. The usability and price also get good reviews.

price, usability, design, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other DVD Players the Philips DVP520 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 76/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 32 user reviews of Philips DVP520 from The average user rating for this product is 4.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other DVD Players on Reviewers really like the design. The usability also gets good views.

price, usability, design

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This summary is based on the products: Philips DVP 520 Multi Region capable DVD PlayerPhilips DVP 520 Multi Region capable DVD Player

Mar, 2018

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one of the best


I use a Philips DVP 520 DVD player to feed my home theatre projector. Great colour and definition. Now discontinued -but good valu...

Apr, 2007

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Great Value for Money


Bought the Philips DVP-520, super-fast delivery - next day. Great product, plays everything I've tried. One review said that on th...

Aug, 2005

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Excellent value for money


I am very pleased with the Philips DVP 520 DVD player that I've recently purchased. Delivery time was prompt - which is typical of...

Apr, 2005

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Anyone looking for a top-notch and cost effective DVD player, look no further, you've found it!!: It's the PHILIPS DVP 520 Multi R...

Apr, 2005

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5 star player


The Philips DVP 520 multi-region capable DVD player is a superb player. Plugged it in via SCART, changed the region to zero (multi...

Feb, 2005

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Have to say, for the money this Philips DVP 520 multi-region capable DVD player is outstanding. Set up took no time at all. The pl...

Jan, 2005

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Region free ? - Not out of the box.


I bought this Philips DVP 520 multi-region capable DVD player as a Christmas present for my parents. Although I have not tried sev...

Dec, 2004

Product Specifications


Audio D/A Converter (DAC):24-bit/192kHz
Audio decoders:Dolby Digital
Audio dynamic range DVD:100 / 90
Built-in audio decoders:Dolby Digital
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR):105 / 95


Aspect Ratio:4:3, 16:9

Energy Management

Power consumption (typical):10

File formats

Audio formats supported:PCM

Other Features

Dimensions (WxDxH):14.2 x 11.2 x 1.69 / 17.1 x 9.25 x 1.69
Disc types supported:CD / DVD+R, DVD+RW
I/O ports:1 x SCART out;\n1 x S-Video out;\n1 x CVBS (Yellow cinch);\n1 x Digital: coaxial (cinch);\n1 x Analog (L+R): line-out (white/red cinch).
Power Requirements:230V, 50Hz / 240V, 50Hz

Ports & interfaces

Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) out:1
Composite video out:1
Digital audio coaxial out:1
Digital audio optical out:1
S-Video out:1
S-Video outputs quantity:1


Power consumption (typical):10

Technical Details

Device type:Player

Weight & Dimensions

Weight:6.39 / 6.61