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Pioneer DV-440

Pioneer DV-440
alaScore 71

28 reviews

Aug, 2020

alaTest has collected and analyzed 28 reviews of Pioneer DV-440. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, 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 Pioneer DV-440 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 71/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 user reviews of Pioneer DV-440 from The average user rating for this product is 4.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.6/5 for other DVD Players on

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Aug, 2020

Expert review by : David Katzmaier (

Pioneer DV-440 review: Pioneer DV-440


Pioneer DV-440

Excellent MP3 interface; slick design; coaxial and optical audio outputs; user-friendly remote.

A bit overpriced; some artifacts in 4:3 mode.

With similar features compared to those of other players in its class, Pioneer's DV-440 seems a little pricey. Its endearing design, thoughtful feature set, and good overall performance help close the gap, but you may want to hold out for a sale.

Oct, 2002

Consumer review (

Another solid Pioneer product


I remember the time when Sony came up with their really small PC, with the little camera in it... I thought my laptop was pretty small and lightweight, and with it being my first laptop, I was amazed how they can stuff everything in there, and then...

Small form factor, Sound/picture quality, multi-format

Remote control

Apr, 2002

Consumer review (

The Best Player In Its Price Range


Superb Picture

MP3 Capability with mp3 menu system, program feature, resume feature, excellent audio and video quality.

Limits on program ability and number of mp3 files on a disc.

Mar, 2002

Consumer review (

Lots of Features... Great value!


Before I purchased this unit, I shopped around to find all of the features I wanted (good quality MP3 playback, optical digital output). This one turned out to be the best for the money.

slim, MP3 playback

MP3 filenames limited to 8 characters

Mar, 2002

Consumer review (

Great DVD player for the price


This DVD player is economical yet has all of the features for the average movie watcher. It has digital as well as coaxial outputs, easy to connect to any system. The remote control buttons are a little small, but extremely easy to use once you get...

Slim, compact, great picture quality, plays MP3, Easy to use


Feb, 2002

Consumer review (

Solid DVD unit


If you've looked at the features of the unit and they suit your needs, this is an outstanding unit. It's playback is very solid. It has the feel of a well-built product. The small size will help it fit in areas already holding a VCR. The unit is...

Small, same size as Pioneer audio equipment, quiet


Feb, 2002

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Pioneer DV-444-K


I had been using a Technics midi-sized Hi-Fi system for several years (about 6 I think). Along with that there was a Sony Minidisc recorder deck, a VHS deck, a Wharfdale DVD player and a digital TV receiver. Too much! I wanted to reduce the amount of...

Very slim profile. Choice of colours (silver, black). Plays MP3 files from CD-R and CD-RW.

Might not play recordable DVD formats. Some might miss not having component video output.

Feb, 2002

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Good for the money, good for the show!


What a better use of my 21 month old's extra Christmas money and the rest of the money from my returned gifts than to buy a DVD player! Of course, now I'm watching "Lady and the Tramp", "101 Dalmations", and other "Doggie!" movies multiple times in...

Slim-line design, excellent picture quality, user friendly interface

MP3 menu system isn't the best, some contradictions on controls in the manual.

Jan, 2002

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DVD's and MP3's, please!


For Christmas this year, my mother wanted to buy my family a ?family gift?, and suggested getting us a DVD player. Rather than trudging out to the store, buying no particular unit, and shipping it 800 miles to us, she simply sent me a check for $150...

Excellent picture and sound quality in a sleek and handsome unit.

Plays MP3's well enough, but MP3 menu navigation was an obvious afterthought.

Jan, 2002

Consumer review (

No Ghostbusters?


I purchased the DV-440 because I wanted a "good" DVD player that would last and would play MP3s as well. When I found the Pioneer DV-440 I was astounded at the price, under $200 for a DVD player that plays MP3s!

Plays MP3s, Slim design, Component video outs and digital audio out, Nice menuing system

Doesn't support MP3 ID3 tags, Remote not lighted, Problems playing Ghostbusters (see review)

Jan, 2002

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