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Samsung DVD-HD945

Samsung DVD-HD945
alaScore 78

80 reviews

Oct, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 80 reviews of Samsung DVD-HD945. The average rating for this product is 3.5/5, 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 Samsung DVD-HD945 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 70 user reviews of Samsung DVD-HD945 from The average user rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.6/5 for other DVD Players on

69% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung DVD-HD941 Up-Converting DVD PlayerSamsung DVD-HD941 Up-Converting DVD Player

Oct, 2018

Expert review by : B.Greenway (

Samsung DVD-HD941, review


Better late than never, or so they say. I've been following this one all the way back to May of this year and now the DVD-HD941 has finally made its way to vendors. The 941 is yet another in a growing line of ‘up-converting' standard definition DVD...

So who is this player for? Well one likely candidate is someone who’s only looking for a DVD/SACD player to match their Samsung display. But even that to me would be suspect as I could think of other up-scaling DVD players finished in silver, the Bravo...

Dec, 2004

Expert review by : staff (

Samsung DVD-HD945 review


The successor to the ground-breaking DVD-HD935

Put simply, the DVD-HD945 is one hell of a bargain

Feb, 2008

Expert review by : Dave Oliver (

Samsung DVD-HD945 DVD player


If this impressive little DVD player from Samsung proves anything, it?s that you can get a lot of AV wizardry for your money these days. In fact, looking through the DVD-HD945?s spec list is like reading through a comprehensive summary of...

The digital HDMI connection allows for an excellent picture performance at the price ;

Performance through analogue connections is far less impressive, and it's not the most elegant machine to use

Hugely impressive specification for the price, particularly the sub-?200 inclusion of the HDMI output, and universal disc compatibility. Average build quality and quirky user interface compromise it, but it's a fine player for the money.

Jul, 2005

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Sep, 2005

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Thin, lightweight, HDMI Connection, DCDI/Faroudja Chip.

Basic DVD picture quality, does not play certain DVD movies

Feb, 2005

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Samsung DVD-HD945: A good value for money HDMI player


Very good video/sound, HDMI, upscaling to 720p and 1080i

Problems playing CD-RW and DVD+/-RW, firmware update not yet available

Dec, 2005

Product Specifications

Let Samsung DVD bring the future to you. It was only a dream yesterday but Samsung makes it real today. It will be a way beyond your digital imagination. PRODUCT FEATURES: Dolby Digital, a technology developed by Dolby Laboratories, provides crystal clear sound reproduction; Video with MPEG-2 compression technology; Program tracks to play in desired order; The parental control allows users to set the level necessary to prohibit children from viewing harmful movies such as those with violence, adult subject matter, etc; Select various languages (Audio/Subtitle) and screen angles while enjoying movies; Easy View can convert Letter Box images to full screen viewing on your conventional TV; View Digital Photos on your TV; Repeat a song or movie simply by pressing the REPEAT button; Play discs created from MP3/WMA files.


Audio D/A Converter (DAC):24-bit/192kHz

Audio System

Sound Output Mode:Surround Sound
Surround Sound Effects:Virtual Surround Mode

CE System

Parental Lock: Yes


Color of product:Silver

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 / DVD+R / DVD+RW / SACD / SVCD/CD / CD-R / CD-RW / DVD / DVD-Audio / DVD-R / DVD-RW / DVD+R / DVD+RW / SACD / SVCD / Video CD
Search Speed:128x / 2x / 32x / 4x / 64x / 8x/128x / 2x / 32x / 8x
Supported Digital Audio Standards:MP3 / WMA
Type:DVD player

DVD Features

Picture Zoom: Yes
Picture Zoom Power:2x / 4x


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Samsung DVD



Other Features

Dimensions (WxDxH):16.9 x 8.07 x 1.77
Disc types supported:CD-R, CD-RW
Optical disc recording:DVD-R/DVD-RW (videomodus)/DVD+R/DVD+RW CD-R, CD-RW


Number of Discs:1
Number of disks:1
Number of optical discs:1


Video D/A Converter (DAC):10-bit/54MHz