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Pioneer DV-578A-S DVD Player

Pioneer DV-578A-S DVD Player
alaScore 71

27 reviews

Oct, 2014

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Amazon.com review summary for Pioneer DV-578A-S DVD Player

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 19 user reviews of Pioneer DV-578A-S DVD Player from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.6/5 for other DVD Players on Amazon.com.

63% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

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Our $40.00 unit was more reliable

 

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Good DVD player. A mostly audio analysis...

 

Hi-res 2 channel listening, 480i/480p component video picture, price

1 output is underdeveloped, menu is really poor and difficult to navigate.

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Good DVD player. A mostly audio analysis...

 

I'm currently working on my second of two players in as many weeks. In that time I've done some fairly extensive listening and viewing tests. The 1st player stopped playing DVD-Video discs after about a week. I returned it and took home another...

Hi-res 2 channel listening, 480i/480p component video picture, price

1 output is underdeveloped, menu is really poor and difficult to navigate.

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Good Player but Limited MP3 Capability

 

Great DVD player

Limited MP3 play & navigation capability

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Great Player Marred by Suspicious Quality Control

 

Bass management and distance compensation for SACD and DVD-A, great picture.

Quality control with Pioneer DVD players is under suspicion for being non-existent

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Great Player Marred by Suspicious Quality Control

 

I purchased the DV-57A-S from Crutchfield (excellent service) about a month and a half ago, and was generally very happy with it. As a straight DVD player, it has an excellent picture. I didn't notice any alliasing or mosquito noise as usually happens ...

Bass management and distance compensation for SACD and DVD-A, great picture.

Quality control with Pioneer DVD players is under suspicion for being non-existent

Product Specifications

The DVD-578A-S is a high-performance movie and music machine. In addition to DVD movies, the slim DV-578A-S plays multi-channel, high-resolution DVD-Audio and SACD discs, plus all of your recordings on DVD-R/RW, CD-R/RW, MP3, and WMA. It even has a PhotoViewer feature for viewing JPEG still photos. For sensationally great video, the DV-578A-S features virtually twice the video processing power of previous models with a 12-bit/108MHz Video D-A converter, Pioneer's PureCinema 2: 3 Progressive Scan, and a component video output plus 7 video adjustments for maximum versatility and performance. For great audio, the DV-578A-S has builtin Dolby Digital and DTS 5.1 decoders. Coaxial and Optical Digital Ouputs for Dolby Digital and DTS surround allow for digital output to an A/V Receiver. A high-end 24-bit / 192kHz D/A converter ensures superb audio performance.

Audio System

Sound Output Mode:Surround Sound

CE System

Parental Lock: Yes

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:9.6in
Height:2.2in
Weight:4.6lbs
Width:16.5in

Display (Projector)

Type:None.

DVD

Built-in Audio Decoders:Dolby Digital/Dolby Digital / DTS decoder / MPEG
Form Factor:Tabletop
Media Load Type:Tray
Media Type:CD / CD-R / CD-RW / DVD / DVD-R / DVD-RW / SACD / SVCD / Video CD/CD / CD-R / CD-RW / DVD / DVD-R / DVD-RW / SACD / Video CD
Supported Digital Audio Standards:MP3 / WMA
Type:DVD player

DVD Features

Picture Zoom: Yes

Header

Manufacturer:Pioneer
Model:578A-S
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Pioneer DV

Miscellaneous

Color:Silver
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