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56 customer reviews

This DVD player is a good all rounder.

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8.9 out of 10 based on 56 reviews.
Toshiba XDE-500: Upscaling, DivX playback See full product description

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ian, swaffham Home cinema enthusiast

Score 3.0/10
Good points:
can be set up for multi region dvd,s
Bad points:
1 no screen saver when on pause for a long time so could harm tv screen in time.
2 sound quality is very very poor, even through a surround sound system, volume has to be turned up to double that of normal tv watching.
Overall rating 3.0
Ease of use 10.0
Image quality 5.0
Sound quality 1.0
Design 5.0
Value for money 1.0
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4 of 4 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 31 May 2009

Confirmed purchaser

Score 8.0/10
Good points:
Reviewer left no comment
Bad points:
Does not always automatically select correct screen ratio
Overall rating 8.0
Ease of use 8.0
Image quality 9.0
Sound quality 9.0
Design 7.0
Value for money 6.0
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Confirmed purchase: 31 Aug 2009

David, Brixham

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
Ease of use
Bad points:
None
Overall rating 10.0
Ease of use 10.0
Image quality 9.0
Sound quality 9.0
Design 8.0
Value for money 10.0
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1 of 2 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 23 Apr 2009

Jayne , Bargain hunter

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
easy installation have no problems at all
Bad points:
Reviewer left no comment
Overall rating 10.0
Ease of use 10.0
Image quality 10.0
Sound quality 10.0
Design 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 22 Jul 2009

Confirmed purchaser

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Price
Super upscaling
Bad points:
Low build quality, looks feeble.
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 9.0
Image quality 9.0
Sound quality 9.0
Design 6.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 12 Aug 2009

Confirmed purchaser

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
east to install and easy to use
Bad points:
none yet
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 9.0
Image quality 9.0
Sound quality 9.0
Design 9.0
Value for money 9.0
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0 of 1 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 11 Jun 2009

mark, bridgnorth

Score 8.0/10
Good points:
Small, good looking, excellent picture.
Bad points:
None
Overall rating 8.0
Ease of use 8.0
Image quality 10.0
Sound quality 8.0
Design 7.0
Value for money 8.0
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Confirmed purchase: 08 Nov 2009

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Product Features

Playback formats DVD-R
Playback formats Super Video CD
Playback formats DVD-RW
Playback formats DVD Plus RW
Playback formats DivX
Playback formats DVD Plus R
Upscaling Yes
Audio technology DTS
Audio technology Dolby Digital
Connections USB
Connections HDMI
Number of scart ports 1
Release date 2008-09-11
DTS decoder DTS Decoder
Weight (g) 3500
Width in cm 4.2
Height in cm 4.7
Depth in cm 2.0
DVI Port No
Blu-ray playback No

Also known as: Toshiba XDE500

DVD players and Digital Video Recorders (DVD/HDD recorders) Buying Guide  

Manufacturer's Description

Introducing Toshiba’s new groundbreaking upscaling DVD player, encompassing the new XDE (eXtended Detail Enhancement) technology. The XDE DVD player provides more than just upscaling. It takes DVD picture quality to a whole new level.


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