'Best' portable DVD player?

BGonaSTICK

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A little advice please guys...

Requirements :

Under £125
Good picture and sound quality, screen size not critical.
Sound build quality
Must play recordable and rewriteable disks with no bitching
(preferably + and -, as I haven't settled on a DVD recorder yet either!)

For my daughters birthday ;)

Any experience out there?

Appreciated.

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£125 ?

Do you need a screen as well as the player ?

I was thinking of one of the better laptops from 2003 would have a DVD player and the screen, now of course they are soooo last year. But they have other advantages.
 

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Comet have this Philips 7inch portable for £129 looks good to me

I know you can get cheaper but check out the screen quality first...

_http://www.comet.co.uk/comet/html/cache/506_269069.html?cm_ven=Pricerunner&cm_cat=Feed&cm_pla=Portable%20DVD&cm_ite=269069%20PHILIPS%20PET710/05%20SIL
 

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BGonaSTICK

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Hey, that looks just the ticket.

I'll go and play with one ASAP ;)

  • 7" LCD screen
  • widescreen LCD
  • 2.5 hours battery life
  • CD compatible playback
  • CD/CD-R/RW compatible playback
  • DVD/DVD-R/RW compatible playback
Nice find.

Thought about an old lappie, but they tend to be either more cash, or older, have battery problems, and loads of draws on my time keeping them running.

:)

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Play - Sale £79.99

Compact portable DVD player
Playback of DVD, DVD+/-R/RW, CD, CD-R/RW, (S)VCD, MP3, Kodak Picture CD & JPEG
Video System: NTSC / PAL
7" active matrix TFT screen with 16:9 aspect ratio
Flexible power supply: NIMH rechargeable battery pack for about 2.7 hours, 12volt car cigarette lighter adapter and AC/DC power adapter
TV connection via the AV output
Built-in stereo speakers and 2 stereo headphone jacks
5.1Channel digital output (coaxial) and Progressive Scan
IR credit-card size remote control
Weight: 950g



_http://www.play.com/play247.asp?pa=spromo&page=title&r=ELEC&title=860992
 

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BGonaSTICK

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Blimey, that's impressive!

Cheers m8, I might just go for that on spec (errr... price!) alone.

Also I brand I've heard of (not that it means much these days).

:D

Play also have the Phillips DVDR610 DVD recorder for under a ton delivered...

_http://www.play.com/play247.asp?pa=promo&page=title&r=ELEC&title=551178

... anyone know what "Automatic Satellite Recording" as a feature on the latter is and how it works?
 

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Went for the Mustek from Play. Will report back on quality.

Spec is crazy. Plays all variants of DVD recordable, 5.1, AV out, in-car charger, 2 headphone sockets and multiregion.

Couldn't better it on spec/price, even in the sales.
 

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Remote control as well?? Blimey, do let us know what it's like, I may have to get me one of those, not sure why I need it, but it looks cool, multiregion is a killer bonus, still got plenty of R1 dvds.
 
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