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Pioneer DV-656A

Pioneer DV-656A
alaScore 75

21 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 21 reviews from magazines and websites.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other DVD Players the Pioneer DV-656A is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 75/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 21 reviews)

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Pioneer DV-656A DVD/CD Player - (DVD Players)


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Thorough bred for the price of a mule.


Pioneer, a long time manufacturer of topquality homecinema equipment, has a reputation to uphold. Le ...

plays DVD, cd, mp3, SACD, DVD-A

Lightweight build.

Consumer review by:

A perfect home theater piece!


Pioneer's DV-656A is probably the best Home Theater Quality DVD player you'll find for under $500. It combines a 10 bit Video processor with a 24 bit/192 Khz audio processor for incredible sound and video quality. It's progressive scan output is...

Decodes DTS, DVD Audio discs, SACDs, CDR/CDR-W discs, all "burned" DVD formats, and MP3s!

Most retail stores don't carry it, you'll probably need to buy it online.


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Pioneer DV-656A DVD Player


Plays everything DVD in nature ; must beRegion 1

Remote could be a little better

Consumer review by:

The DV-656A is an excellent low-cost DVD player


My first DVD player was a Sony S530D. I soon noticed that it didn't play every disc that I put in it; I would get a

Plays everything DVD in nature ; must beRegion 1

Remote could be a little better

Consumer review by:

Great value all in one solution


I paid a lot more for this Pio...

Product Specifications

Silver and less than 3" high, the DV-656A delivers high performance in both DVD video and DVD audio. You'll get exceptionally clean, detailed playback of your favorite movies and concerts, and you'll be ready for the awesome fullness and fidelity of DVD audio. The DV-656A also offers convenience features like CD-R/CD-RW and MP3 playback, super-fine focus filter, Trick Play processor, a component video output, Dolby Digital and DTS outputs, progressive scan and an on-screen navigator for easy setup. This compact, versatile DVD player cooks.

Audio System

Sound Output Mode:Surround Sound
Surround Sound Effects:TruSurround 3D Sound / Virtual Dolby Surround

CE System

Parental Lock: Yes

Dimensions & Weight



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

DVD Features

Picture Zoom: Yes


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Pioneer DV