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Toshiba SD 3900

Toshiba SD 3900
alaScore 70

50 reviews

Nov, 2019

alaTest has collected and analyzed 50 reviews of Toshiba SD 3900. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, 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 3900 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 70/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Toshiba SD 3900


alaTest has collected and analyzed 40 user reviews of Toshiba SD 3900 from The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.6/5 for other DVD Players on

72% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

Nov, 2019

Expert review by : John Falcone (

6/11 Toshiba SD3900 (Double Production)


Toshiba SD3900

Progressive-scan output; solid 3:2 pull-down detection on filmed material; six zoom modes; improved MP3 and photo playback.

Doesn't play Enhanced CDs; awful remote; 3:2 pull-down sometimes engages during 30fps video.

While it delivers serviceable performance, the SD3900 is bested by other similarly affordable prog-scan DVD players.

Jun, 2003

Expert review by : (

Toshiba SD-3900 DVD Player Reviewed


Several years ago, when Toshiba introduced the first DVD player, my staff and I (from my former publication) were among the first to review it. We pulled that player from its packaging and quickly moved it into our audition room,......

Consumer review (

The workhorse that drives your home system


This dvd player is the main unit in my home audio/video system. In the past I mostly used it for playing music but since I bought my new TV I was able to start using the S-video hookup to enjoy some quality movie watching. Video: Having a ...

Slim, good price for the amount of options

no true Dolby Digital, I HATE the remote!

Feb, 2007

Consumer review (

Excellent DVD player for the price.


Easy remote, plays different formats, great picture quality.

Hard to program for MP3s and jpegs. Remote similar to TV.

Nov, 2004

Consumer review (

Good player......... until it breaks


Ive had this DVD player for almost a year now and it has has worked pretty well. I purchased based on the Toshiba name, the features (Progressive scan/DTS/Color Stream Pro/Optical and Digital Coaxial out), the sub $100 price, and the design. It is ...

Performance, design, features, price.

Stops working after a year

Jul, 2004

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Listen to the choir sing baby!!!


Ok, so, if you have read my review on the Pioneer DV-340, you will see that I had to go out and buy another DVD player. It was not in my budget to buy the "latest and greatest" because I had *just* bought a DVD player already. However, since the ...

Best bang for your buck

Don't put anything on top of it...

Jul, 2004

Consumer review (

Has a few problems not obvious until you owned it a while


This is not a bad unit in that it was easy to set up. It has a nice number of features, and it does what it's supposed to do... play DVD's... well sort of. I found this unit had a few annoying short-comings that showed up after owning the unit for a ...

size, cheap, quick to setup, has optical output.

lousy design for IR, fussy reader for data track.

Jul, 2004

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Toshiba SD-3900 DVD Player


Reads a lot of media formats: DVD,DVD-R,DVD+R,DVD-RW,CD-R, CD-RW,VCD,SVCD,XVCD, MP3, WMA, JPEG stills

Does not play enhanced music CDs (which are becoming more popular now), flimsy build quality

Jun, 2003

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Versatile, but music lovers should stay away


The Toshiba SD-3900 is an inexpensive progressive-scan DVD player that plays almost every format of popular media except enhanced music CDs. Compatibility I bought the Toshiba SD-3900 because it was versatile, but also inexpensive - under $100 at m ...

Reads a lot of media formats: DVD,DVD-R,DVD+R,DVD-RW,CD-R, CD-RW,VCD,SVCD,XVCD, MP3, WMA, JPEG stills

Does not play enhanced music CDs (which are becoming more popular now), flimsy build quality

Jun, 2003

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Toshiba SD-3900 DVD


I Just bought the Toshiba SD-3900 at my local Best Buy. I am upgrading from a Panasonic RV32. I am not utilizing the progressive scan output, as I do not have an HDTV yet. The DVD player is easily hooked up out of the box. The set-up menu required a...

Video quality is very good ; Price is right

No video black level/PLUGE setting as advertised

Jun, 2003

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