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Toshiba SD 5980

Toshiba SD 5980
alaScore 70

44 reviews

Mar, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 44 reviews of Toshiba SD 5980. The average rating for this product is 3.3/5, 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 Toshiba SD 5980 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 70/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 44 reviews)

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Consumer review ( review summary for Toshiba SD 5980


alaTest has collected and analyzed 40 user reviews of Toshiba SD 5980 from The average user rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.6/5 for other DVD Players on

75% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Toshiba SD-5980 Progressive Scan DVD Player with HDMI OutputToshiba SD-5980 Progressive Scan DVD Player with HDMI Output

Mar, 2018

Consumer review (

Working out of the box???



Didn't work out of the box x2

Sep, 2005

Consumer review (

Major Disappointment


sleek/slim outlinecard reader on the front

Remote non-responsiveHDMI picture disappointing (any dvds)No DVD-Audio/SA-CDNo Dolby/DTS decoded outputs

Aug, 2005

Consumer review (

still not excellent


great pic, better remote

just the lag in audio when skipping chapters.

Jun, 2005

Consumer review (

Toshiba SD-5980 DVD Player


Much Improved Model & Remote, Response, Amazing Visual Quality, Features and Price.

None so Far.

Apr, 2005

Product Specifications

Toshiba's SD-5980 incorporates HDMI output with video upconversion to 720p/1080i and a HD JPEG viewer. The combination of the HDMI output and specialized MPEG Decoder/Scaler chipset, provides consumers with a solution that maximizes viewing of high resolution digital images, realizing up to six times greater resolution than component video on a 1080i display. In addition, the model also features a Memory Card slot that supports nine different formats (Secure Digital, Mini SD, Memory Stick, MS Pro, MS Duo, MS Duo Pro, Compact Flash, XD Picture Card, and Multimedia Memory Card) and a universal remote control with TV Controls.

Audio System

Sound Output Mode:Stereo

CE System

Parental Lock: Yes

Dimensions & Weight



Form Factor:Tabletop
Media Load Type:Tray
Media Type:CD / CD-R / CD-RW / DVD / DVD-R / DVD-RW / Video CD
Supported Digital Audio Standards:MP3 / WMA
Type:DVD player

DVD Features

Picture Zoom: Yes


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Toshiba SD