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JVC XV-S500 DVD Player

JVC XV-S500 DVD Player
alaAverage 2.8

8 reviews

Jun, 2023

alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 reviews of JVC XV-S500 DVD Player. The average rating for this product is 2.8/5, compared to an average rating of 3.8/5 for other DVD Players for all reviews.

On average, users rate this product 55/100.

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Until this DVD player only used JVC


Good until the warranty is off and then don't call JVC

It is an expensive throw away DVD player

Nov, 2006

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Caused me to switch manufacturers


Worked great for a year.

Powers down immediately when turning it on. Repair = $49 minimum.

Apr, 2006

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JVC SB500BK DVD Player is a good buy!


Its a good buy, even though I got it for Christmas. This is possibly the most flexible DVD player in its price range - Video outs include Composite, S-Vid and Component, and audio has both Optical and Coaxial Digital, Unbalanced Left and right, and a...

Flexibility of outputs is awsome.

One more remote. Who needs one more remote?!?!

Mar, 2004

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JVC XV-S500 DVD Player


Excellent picture quality.

No durability. All units break down beyond repair.

Mar, 2004

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I bought this unit a year ago. The picture quality and features were excellent for the price, so for the most part I thought I made a good purchase. A year later, the unit stops working. It won't read any discs, and only gives a message in the LCD ...

Excellent picture quality.

No durability. All units break down beyond repair.

Mar, 2004

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JVC XV-S500BK was a good buy


So far we have been very pleased with the features and quality of this player. It has many fast-forward and reverse play speeds, extremely good and powerful zooming features, and so far has done an excellent job of playing PAL (European) format DVDs on...

Host of features, progressive scan, NTSC and PAL playback

Poorly written manual, no DVD audio/SACD playback

Mar, 2003

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Progressive scan at great price


I replaced a $1000 Sony DVD player with this $139 player just to get progressive scan. (I know, but the $1000 model was several years old.) The picture on my HDTV was glorious, of course, and made the investment that much better.

Price, progressive scan

Drawer takes five seconds to open

Oct, 2002

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JVC XV-S500BK DVD Player With Progressive Scan


Price, performance, features, universal remote, plays MP3, reads JPEG, CD-R and CD-RW

Looks cheap, no MP3 program/scan/shuffle

Aug, 2002

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