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Pioneer Elite BDP-05FD

Pioneer Elite BDP-05FD
alaScore 79

13 reviews

Oct, 2017

alaTest has collected and analyzed 13 reviews of Pioneer Elite BDP-05FD. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 3.8/5 for other DVD Players for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other DVD Players the Pioneer Elite BDP-05FD is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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3 expert reviews

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 user reviews of Pioneer Elite BDP-05FD from The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.6/5 for other DVD Players on

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Oct, 2017

Expert review by: Adrienne Maxwell (

Pioneer Elite BDP-05FD Blu-ray Player Reviewed


In mid-2008, Pioneer released two new Blu-ray models, the Elite BDP-05FD and the standard Pioneer-branded BDP-51FD. The two models share many of the same features, with the $799 Elite model adding a few high-end touches to distinguish it from......

Nov, 2008

Expert review by: David Vaughn (

Pioneer Elite BDP-05FD Blu-ray Player


Surprisingly, Pioneer has not been at the forefront of Blu-ray player development. The first player released was the Samsung BD-P1000 in June 2006, and a Pioneer player didn't venture onto the scene until six months later with the Elite BDP-HD1. It...

Oct, 2008

Expert review by: David Vaughn ( Pioneer Elite BDP-05FD Blu-ray Player


Founded in 1938 in Tokyo, Japan, Pioneer has a long history of making quality audio and video products. Its involvement in optical-disc technology started with the development of Laserdisc and includes a prominent role in DVD and Blu-ray technology....

Excellent build quality, Capable of sending Dolby TrueHD & DTS-HD Master Audio bitstreams, 7.1 analog outputs

Stability issues with Blu-ray playback, Poor DVD performance, Non-backlit remote

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Oct, 2008

Consumer review by: littledog (


Feb, 2010

Consumer review by: flyboy (

You get what you pay for.


Pioneer Elite is for high end users who want the best. Sure, you can get a Blu-Ray player for less, but for me, already having both a Pioneer Elite receiver and rear projection monitor, matching them with the Elite BR player was a given. I was not...

Attractive Design, Easy To Set Up, Great Picture

Oct, 2008

Consumer review by: littledog (

Pioneer Elite BDP-05FD - Blu-Ray disc player - upscaling


Product Specifications

The Elite BDP-05FD BonusView Blu-ray Disc player exceeds the capabilities of current players in the market with support of next generation high resolution audio and video formats that fulfill the emotional experience of high end entertainment. Featuring picture-in-picture interactivity and a redesigned platform that significantly improves overall performance, the player works in tandem with Pioneer's displays and A/V receivers to provide film enthusiasts the most true-to-life reproduction of HD feature films.

Audio System

Sound Output Mode:Surround Sound

CE System

Parental Lock: Yes

Dimensions & Weight



Built-in Audio Decoders:Dolby Digital / Dolby Digital Plus / Dolby TrueHD / DTS decoder / DTS-HD High Resolution / DTS-HD Master Audio
Form Factor:Tabletop
Media Load Type:Tray
Media Type:BD-R / BD-RE / BD-ROM / CD / CD-R / CD-RW / DVD / DVD-R / DVD-RW
Supported Digital Audio Standards:AAC / MP3 / MPEG 2 Audio / PCM / WMA
Type:Blu-Ray disc player


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Pioneer Elite