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Philips DVP5980

Philips DVP5980
alaScore 81

473 reviews

Dec, 2017

alaTest has collected and analyzed 473 reviews of Philips DVP5980. 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. Reviewers really like the reliability and size. The design and price also get good opinions.

usability, price, design, size, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other DVD Players the Philips DVP5980 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Philips DVP5980

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 106 user reviews of Philips DVP5980 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other DVD Players on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers are impressed by the reliability and size. The design and price also get good feedback.

usability, price, design, size, reliability

85% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Philips DVP5980 - Multi-region capable DVD Player With 1080P Upscaling and HDMIPhilips DVP5980 - Multi-region capable DVD Player With 1080P Upscaling and HDMI

Dec, 2017

Expert review by: tech.co.uk staff (techradar.com)

Philips DVP5980 review

 

More than you have the right to expect for £80

Impressive connectivity ; Wide range of audio modes ; Good performance for the price

Annoying disc search operation

One of the UK's cheapest 1080p DVD decks offers excellent picture and sound quality plus a very handy USB port

Mar, 2008

Expert review by: Danny Phillips (trustedreviews.com)

Philips DVP5980 DVD Player

 

If you've got a big DVD collection, Philips' DVP5980 player looks like a bargain.

For playback the DVP5980 performs all the tricks you'd expect from a DVD player, such as slow motion, zoom, fast search and a slideshow for JPEGs. In fact, the only real omission from a features perspective is SACD playback but that's hardly surprising...

Feb, 2011

Expert review by: (whathomecinemamag.com)

Philips DVP5980

 

If you're not yet ready to stump up for a proper hi-def disc player then the next best thing is a DVD deck with 1080p upscaling. Just a year ago this feature was only found on high-end players, but the £80 DVP5980 proves that this is no longer the case

Impressive connectivity, Wide range of audio modes, Good performance for the price

Annoying disc search operation

One of the UK's cheapest 1080p DVD decks offers excellent picture and sound quality plus a very handy USB port

Oct, 2007

Consumer review by: Jeff (reevoo.com)

Philips DVP5980

 

Excellent image quality and plays just about anything thrown at it. Plays divx files directly from usb pen drive or disk without any problem.

None.

Jan, 2009

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (reevoo.com)

Philips DVP5980

 

Ability to use USB port to play mp3 music files from memory stick, thus doing away with the need to change CDs.

It is an unusually wide DVD player. It fits our situation, but is worth checking before ordering.

Jan, 2009

Consumer review by: John (reevoo.com)

Philips DVP5980

 

Exceptionally good quality picture on an ageing CRT TV, even using a SCART connection. Main reason for buying this model was the ability to plug my external hard disc into the USB port and watch all my recorded films and TV programs, which it does...

The remote is a cheap and rather limited piece of equipment, but does work. No eject button on remote, but as you need to go to the unit to remove the DVD it really is not that much of a problem. The listing of files using the USB port is very limited...

Nov, 2008

Consumer review by: Dave (reevoo.com)

Philips DVP5980

 

Very Good Definition playback at all speeds, Upscaling Excellent, Good Build Quality, Easy to use Remote, Very pleased, Can Recomend,

Nov, 2008

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (reevoo.com)

Philips DVP5980

 

Plays DivX, upscales fantasticly.

Can't handle 720p divx/xvid files for some reason.

Nov, 2008

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (reevoo.com)

Philips DVP5980

 

excellent file handling - divx etc. Silent dvd operation (it makes my sharp sound like a Jumbo at takeoff)

Slightly flimsy feel -but for the price it would be churlish to expect more.

Nov, 2008

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (reevoo.com)

Philips DVP5980

 

Plays everything you throw at it Easily made multiregion

None I have found so far

Nov, 2008

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio D/A Converter (DAC):24-bit/192kHz
Audio decoders:Dolby Digital
Built-in audio decoders:Dolby Digital
Crosstalk (1kHz):100 / 90
Distortion and noise (1kHz):80 / 85
Dynamic range (1kHz):80 / 90
Frequency range:30 - 20000
Frequency response DVD:30 - 20000
MP3 bit rates:32 - 256 / 32 - 320
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR):100 / 90

Battery

Compatible battery sizes:AAA

Color

Color of product:Black

Disk Drive

Built-in hard drive: No

Energy Management

AC input frequency:50
AC input voltage:240
Power consumption (standby):0.8
Power consumption (typical):10 / 12

File formats

Audio formats supported:MP3, PCM, WMA
Image formats supported:JPG
Video compression format:DIVX, MPEG1, MPEG2 / MPEG1, MPEG2
Video formats supported:DIVX,MPEG1,MPEG2 / MPEG1,MPEG2

Hard Drive

Built-in hard drive:N

Management Features

Handheld remote control: Yes

Networking

Ethernet LAN:N
Ethernet LAN connection: No
Wi-Fi: No

Other Features

Additional accessories:2 x AAA Batteries\nQuick start guide\nRemote Control\nWorld Wide Warranty leaflet\nUser Manual
Dimensions (WxDxH):17.1 x 8.27 x 1.5
Display language:Danish\nDutch\nEnglish\nFinnish\nFrench\nGerman\nItalian\nNorwegian\nPortuguese\nSpanish\nSwedish\nTurkish\nPolish
I/O ports:Analog audio Left/Right out\nComposite video (CVBS) output\nHDMI output\nDigital coaxial out\nComponentVideo out Progressive\nScart
Picture enhancement:Flip photos\nRotate\nZoom\nSlideshow with MP3 playback\nHigh Definition Resolution\nProgressive Scan\nSmart Picture\nVideo upsampling\nVideo upscaling\nHigh Def (720p, 1080i, 1080p)
Playback formats:DivX\nMP3\nJPEG Still pictures
Power Requirements:50Hz\n230V
Set weight:3.53
Set width:17.1

Packaging Content

Cables included:AV
Manual: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes
Warranty card: Yes

Packaging Data

Package depth:11.7 / 12.6
Package dimensions (WxDxH):19.3 x 11.7 x 3.23
Package height:3.23
Package weight:6.17
Package width:16.3 / 19.3

Ports & interfaces

Audio (L,R) out:1
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) out:1
Composite video out:1
Digital audio coaxial out:1
HDMI ports quantity:1
Microphone in: Yes
SCART ports quantity:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:USB

Power

AC input frequency:50
AC input voltage:240
Power consumption (standby):0.8
Power consumption (typical):10 / 12

Security

Child lock: Yes
Parental Control: Yes

Storage

Card reader integrated: No
Playback disc formats:CD audio, CD video, SVCD, VCD
Playback disc types:CD, CD-R, CD-RW, DVD, DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD-R, DVD-RW

Technical Details

3D:N
3D compatibility: No
Device type:Player
Karaoke: No
MP3 playback: Yes
On Screen Display (OSD): Yes
On Screen Display (OSD) languages:ENG
Power:12
Slide show: Yes

TV Tuner

TV tuner integrated: No

Video

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

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:8.27 / 9.25
Height:1.46 / 1.5
Weight:3.53
Width:14.2