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Sony DVP-NS700P

Sony DVP-NS700P
alaScore 71

93 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 93 reviews from magazines and websites.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other DVD Players the Sony DVP-NS700P is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 71/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 93 reviews)

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Sony DVP-NS700P

 

Silver bullet There's no denying the appeal of the DVP-NS700P's sexy lines and distinctive silver face. The angled drawer opens quietly, and a disc spinning inside makes no noise to interrupt quiet movie passages. A convenient jog/shuttle dial on the...

Sweet styling and ergonomics; picture adjustments; excellent 4:3 performance; good progressive upconversion.

No aspect-ratio control; no MP3 playback; occasional color streaks; darker in interlaced mode; somewhat noisy picture.

Its high-end appearance and modest price make Sony's DVP-NS700P an attractive solution for budget progressive-scan shoppers. But a few video gaffes and missing features keep it from outpacing the competition.

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My New 36XBR450 & DVP NS700p

 

I got both the Sony TV and Sony Prog Scan NS700P DVD player for $2129, so that made the TV a great bargin.

The picture quality is scary; it jumps out at you

Tweaking of all pre-set settings is required to get the best picture for your particular signal. It's also heavy, but once the cables are hooked and you don't plan to move it, who cares. I don't like having to go into service mode, but at least it can...

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"Stay away from"

 

I paid $300 for this DVD player a few years ago and it has never read "imperfect" DVDs (which is almost all of them) very well. It pauses, skips ahead, and make large leaps backwards. My cheaper DVD players at home can both play the DVDs that this...

Excellent sound

Does not reliably read DVD data

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"Awesome Player"

 

I have connected this player to my Sony KDS-R60XBR1 TV using HDMI cable and have no problem what so ever. Picture is so crisp and clear. I am addicted to this set up now. I find myself spending most time watching DVD. I purchase this at Circuit City...

Great out of the box, easy connection

No complaint so far

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Wont play minus -R discs

 

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DVP-NS700P

 

none

Has problems reading DVDs - brand NEW DVDs, too.

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You deserve better than this.

 

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Nice Product, But...

 

Sleek, reliable so far.

Complicated manual, no Karaoke, Sony support?

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"I'd buy it again with your money."

 

It's the best thing i bought in a long time.The reason i did so was from a friend who stole his and left it in my house.I was so impressed that i decided to actually BUY my own.I highly recommend buying it,but i strongly do not recommend stealing one.

Consumer review by:

"dvp-ns715"

 

it was either this one or the Sony dvp-ns500v for me...Video seems better than my previous high end Sony dvd player & audio is definitely better than before. Easy set up, great looking. solid build.

Product Specifications

Sony's latest single-disc DVD/CD player offers 480 progressive video output to complement the growing high definition and Hi-Scan television market. With the industry's leading 12 Bit/54 MHz DA conversion and a multifunction MPEG processor, the DVP-NS700P provides optimal video performance from almost any source. Progressive scan 480P output delivers beautiful, film-like performance with the latest High-Scan and other HD compatible televisions. Full 3-2 reverse conversion is the most accurate way to display a film originated DVD, faithfully reproducing the film's frame structure within a video source. 12-bit, 54 MHz digital to analog converter for 480P output delivers smoother gradation for more realistic recreation of DVD video. Block Noise Reduction features helps reduce and remove unwanted "blocks" of information which occur as a result of fast motion and small detail in an image. Dolby Digital and DTS digital output connects to a receiver with Dolby Digital and/or DTS built-in. Precision Drive 2 system provides an improved mechanism for reading DVD discs that are in less than perfect condition. Precision Drive 2 improves over last years Precision Drive to further eliminate errors in playback due to imperfect, scratched or warped DVD discs. Now you can enjoy the versatility of listening to recorded material from CD-R/RW discs, as well as standard CD's and DVD movies. Digital Video Enhancer improves crisp contrast and picture detail, while controlling unwanted artifacts. SmoothScan and SmoothSlow modes give you the cleanest playback of DVD in slow motion and scan speeds. 10-bit Video DAC with 27MHz processing assures accurate recreation of video with smooth gradations of color and contrast, making a more lifelike picture. Component Video Output separates the vital color components of a video signal, combining them again only when the signal has reached the television. Digital Cinema Sound DSP system reproduces the precise acoustics of acclaimed Hollywood mastering stages. TV Virtual Surround System that generates the effect of surround sound speakers, even when you're limited to the stereo speakers inside your TV. Compatible CD's will display song titles, artist name and disc titles. DVD text equipped discs will display titles, a jacket picture and other information. Custom Parental Control "locks" mature-content discs with a four digit code, even if the discs don't carry and MPAA rating. Sound Feedback feature gives you a confirmation "beep" when a button is pressed. In addition to Sony televisions, the supplied remote control also operates other brands of television and the volume control for 8 brands of A/V Receivers.

Audio System

Sound Output Mode:Hi-Fi stereo

CE System

Parental Lock: Yes

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:16.2in
Height:3.7in
Weight:11.9lbs
Width:16.9in

DVD

Form Factor:Tabletop
Media Load Type:Tray
Media Type:CD / CD-R / CD-RW / DVD / Video CD
Type:DVD player

DVD Features

Picture Zoom: Yes

Header

Localization:English
Manufacturer:Sony
Model:NS700P
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony DVP

Miscellaneous

Color:Silver

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty
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