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Toshiba SD3960 DVD Recorder

Toshiba SD3960 DVD Recorder
alaScore 62

125 reviews

Jul, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 125 reviews of Toshiba SD3960 DVD Recorder. The average rating for this product is 2.2/5, 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 SD3960 DVD Recorder is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 62/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 125 reviews)

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Consumer review ( review summary for Toshiba SD3960 DVD Recorder


alaTest has collected and analyzed 113 user reviews of Toshiba SD3960 DVD Recorder from The average user rating for this product is 2.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.6/5 for other DVD Players on

34% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Toshiba SD-3960 DVD PlayerToshiba SD-3960 DVD Player

Jul, 2018

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Toshiba's Junk

May, 2005

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Toshiba SD-3960 - (DVD Players)

Feb, 2007

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Great DVD player for the price


Durable, inexpensive, high quality player

remote easily misplaced due to it's size, and imperative to operation

Nov, 2005

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Not worth the money and does not live up to Toshiba standards


pros:sleek designlightweightsmallgood audionice features


Jul, 2005

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Split personality player


Unknown to most consumers is the fact that there are two versions of this player in existence. This is why you will read reviews praising this player for a robust mechanism, excellent user interface, and advanced options. Then, you'll read reviews ...

Cheap, progressive, excellent video playback & de-interlacing, high "secrets shootout" rating

Second version of player is horrible, probably cannot purchase the original version now

Apr, 2005

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Unreliable poor quality unit



Unreliable, unable to play most DVD's

Mar, 2005

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Be wary of this model


I bought this model a couple of weeks ago in February from Best Buy. I was reassured at the counter by whom looked like a manager that this was a highly durable product. With that confidence, I began using it for casual movie viewing at home with a ...

good picture quality, excellent sound quality. Simple, sleek design.

no playback memory, small awkward remote, defective optical unit on my player

Mar, 2005

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A Lot of BAM for the Buck!!!


This is a lot of DVD player for $50.00. Much to my dismay, I had to replace my old Mitsubishi DVD player. So after reading reviews and tinkering around at local electronic stores, I decided to try the Toshiba. Like other reviewers have noted, this ...

Price, size, functionality, read multiple formats.

Um, well it loses your place when you stop the unit during playback.

Jan, 2005

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Don't buy this!!


None I can think of

It doesn't work.

Dec, 2004

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Hiccups, stalls, and not worth your money.


Slim build, price, audio and dvd formats that it plays

Small remote, about 1/6 of movies don't play.

Aug, 2004

Product Specifications

Reliability. Performance. Technology. Leadership. The Toshiba name means all this and more. Toshiba builds upon this heritage by delivering the industry's most innovative, high-quality solutions.

Audio System

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

CE System

Parental Lock: Yes

Dimensions & Weight



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

DVD Features

Picture Zoom: Yes
Picture Zoom Power:4x


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Toshiba SD