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Toshiba XDE Black 1080p Upconversion Extended Detail DVD Player - XD-E500

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Full 1080p Upconversion With 24 Frames Per Second/ Detail Enhancement/ Intelligent Color/ Contrast Enhancement/ DivX Certified/ Black Finish
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Toshiba XDE Black 1080p Upconversion Extended Detail DVD Player, Model XDE500

  • (Features and specifications subject to change)

Experience your DVD collection like never before with the XDE Upconverting 1080p Extended Detail DVD Player. XDE upconverts Standard Definition content up to 1080p with 24 frames per second capability. Featuring various intelligent processing technologies and noise reduction, XDE creates a sharper, more vivid picture. Toshiba’s XDE player will enhance the picture quality of your current DVD collection and take your DVD movie experience to the next level.

Features:

  • Full 1080p Upconversion with 24 frames per second capability fornear HD picture quality
  • No need to replace DVD collection –brings new life to consumer’s DVD collection
  • Extended Detail Enhancement features a full suite of user selectable picture improvements
    • Detail Enhancement - Improves the edge detail where necessary in the picture withoutadded video noise. The result is a sharper, more detailed image.
    • Intelligent Color - Intelligently adjusts colors only where necessary to provide more vivid color reproduction. For example, grass can be made greener without impacting surrounding colors in the image.
    • Contrast Enhancement - Intelligently adjusts contrast levels where needed without boosting surrounding contrast. For example, can boost contrast in a shady area under a tree without adjusting the contrast levels of the tree.

Specifications:

Video

  • Video Upconversion: 720p/1080i/1080p
  • XDE Modes: Sharp, Color, Contrast
  • Playable Disc Types: DVD-Video/DVD-R/DVD-RW/CD/CD-R/CD-RW/CD-DA
  • HDMI™-CEC
  • ColorStream Pro® Progressive Scan Component Video Output
  • Digital Cinema Progressive (3:2 Pulldown)
  • Digital Picture Zoom
  • Fast Scan
  • Slow Motion
  • Multi-Camera Angle Select
  • Multi-Subtitle Select
  • JPEG Photo Viewer

Audio

  • Dolby® Digital and DTS® Compatible Output
  • WMA & MP3 Playback
  • 3D Surround Sound

Convenience

  • Remote Control
  • Screen Saver
  • Tray Lock
  • HDMI™ LED Indicator (480p/720p/1080i/1080p/1080p-24 fps)
  • OSD Language: English/French/Spanish

Connections

  • ColorStream Pro® Component Video Output
  • S-Video
  • RCA Video Outputs (1)
  • L-R Audio (1)
  • Coaxial Outputs (1)
  • HDMI™-CEC (1)
  • Digital Optical Output

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Width: 16.93" (430mm)
  • Height: 1.97" (50mm)
  • Depth: 7.80" (198mm)

Approximate Weight:

  • Net: 3.31 lbs. (1.5kg)
  • Shipping: 5.51 lbs. (2.5kg)

Features and specifications are subject to change without notice.

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Player TypeDVD
Combo or SingleSingle
Number of Disc1
Player or RecorderPlayer
Compatibility DVD-Video, DVD-Rs & DVD-RWs, DVD+Rs & DVD+RWs, Video CDs, and DivX® discs,CDs, audio CD-Rs & CD-RWs, and MP3 & WMA CDs,digital picture CDs (JPEG)
THX CertifiedNo
Multi Brand RemoteNo
Component Video Outputs1
HDMI Outputs1
RS-232C PortNo
Digital Optical Outputs1
Digital Coaxial Outputs1
Height (inches)1.97"
Width (inches)16.93"
Depth (inches)7.80"
Weight (pounds)3.31 lbs. (1.5kg)
Parts Warranty90 Days
Labor Warranty90 Days
  

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REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

by PowerReviews
Toshiba XDE Black 1080p Upconversion Extended Detail DVD Player
 
4.1

(based on 10 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

90%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to set up (7)
  • Easy to use (7)
  • Great picture quality (7)
  • Reliable (6)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Home (9)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Enthusiast (5)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Nice product.

    The product is quite good. The last few upconvert players I've had have a bad time with some brands of DVD-R's even though my 3-year old Magnavox plays them fine. But this player...Read complete review

    The product is quite good. The last few upconvert players I've had have a bad time with some brands of DVD-R's even though my 3-year old Magnavox plays them fine. But this player has no problem playing all of my recorded DVD's.

    You DO see a noticeable difference in picture between this player and a standard DVD player.

    The player also comes with different picture modes that enhance the picture of the DVD although I find that I don't use them at all. One of these is the "sharpen" setting. This setting would help a lot if it wasn't for the fact that it also sharpens the compression of the DVD a lot so it kind've brings out the negative aspects of DVD quality but it does work good on movies with minimal compression artifacts. There is also a "color" setting that I don't really use because it seems to put an unnatural amount of color onto the screen sometimes.

    VS

    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    DON'T BUY THIS UNIT

    DOES NOT PROPERLY WORK SPENT HOURS OF TIME DOUBLE CHECKING CONNECTIONS AND READING OWNERS MANUAL

    DOES NOT PROPERLY WORK SPENT HOURS OF TIME DOUBLE CHECKING CONNECTIONS AND READING OWNERS MANUAL

    Reviewed by 10 customers

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    1.0

    DON'T BUY THIS UNIT

    By BADDOG

    from NY

    About Me Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • NOTHING BUT AGGRAVATION

    Cons

    • DID NOT WORK FROM BEGINNI

    Best Uses

    • Home

    Comments about Toshiba XDE Black 1080p Upconversion Extended Detail DVD Player:

    DOES NOT PROPERLY WORK SPENT HOURS OF TIME DOUBLE CHECKING CONNECTIONS AND READING OWNERS MANUAL

    Comment on this review

     
    5.0

    Top Quality

    By lwb

    from columbus, ga

    About Me Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Compact
    • Consistent Performance
    • Easy To Set Up
    • Easy To Use
    • High Quality Picture

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Home

      Comments about Toshiba XDE Black 1080p Upconversion Extended Detail DVD Player:

      Light weight. Simple to install and use. We are just watching movies.

      Comment on this review

       
      5.0

      Outstanding DVD player

      By Richard

      from Norwalk, CA

      About Me Casual User

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Set Up
      • Easy To Use
      • High Quality Picture

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Home

        Comments about Toshiba XDE Black 1080p Upconversion Extended Detail DVD Player:

        The Toshiba XDE DVD player produces the best picture of any DVD player I have seen. I am very happy with it.

        Comment on this review

         
        4.0

        Just what I was looking for.

        By Zatoichi

        from Tinley Park IL

        About Me Casual User

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Consistent Performance
        • Easy To Set Up
        • Easy To Use
        • High Quality Picture

        Cons

        • Found none so far

        Best Uses

        • Home

        Comments about Toshiba XDE Black 1080p Upconversion Extended Detail DVD Player:

        I watch 2 or 3 DVD's a week. I wanted something easy to set up and use, this fits the bill. Very good picture.
        I watch a lot of Asian movies so the sub-title feature is great.
        I have not had it long but no problems so far.

        Comment on this review

         
        4.0

        Great product

        By dwwillia

        from Columbia, SC

        About Me Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Consistent Performance
        • Durable
        • Easy To Set Up
        • Easy To Use
        • High Quality Picture

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Home

          Comments about Toshiba XDE Black 1080p Upconversion Extended Detail DVD Player:

          This product is excellent. It was easy to set up and gives an amazing upconversion picture. I was not fully ready to switch to Blu-Ray, but as I am an avid movie fan and collector, I want the best quality in my movies, for the best price. I own a Samsung upconversion player as well, and this one outperforms the Samsung brand easily. The only reason it doesn't get 5 stars is that it is not a Blu-Ray player.

          Comment on this review

           
          4.0

          Nice product.

          By Deathstryker

          from South Point, Ohio

          About Me Power User

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Consistent Performance

          Cons

          • Some pic settings suck

          Best Uses

          • Home

          Comments about Toshiba XDE Black 1080p Upconversion Extended Detail DVD Player:

          The product is quite good. The last few upconvert players I've had have a bad time with some brands of DVD-R's even though my 3-year old Magnavox plays them fine. But this player has no problem playing all of my recorded DVD's.

          You DO see a noticeable difference in picture between this player and a standard DVD player.

          The player also comes with different picture modes that enhance the picture of the DVD although I find that I don't use them at all. One of these is the "sharpen" setting. This setting would help a lot if it wasn't for the fact that it also sharpens the compression of the DVD a lot so it kind've brings out the negative aspects of DVD quality but it does work good on movies with minimal compression artifacts. There is also a "color" setting that I don't really use because it seems to put an unnatural amount of color onto the screen sometimes.

          Service and delivery comments:

          Delivery and service from this website was excellent. They also had the best price on this player which is good.

          Comment on this review

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Apt the BEST

          By Bucktooth

          from BayArea,Ca

          Verified Buyer

          Comments about Toshiba XDE Black 1080p Upconversion Extended Detail DVD Player:

          [...]

          Comment on this review

          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Great Product

          By Starpag

          from Rochester

          About Me Power User

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Consistent Performance
          • Easy To Set Up
          • Easy To Use
          • High Quality Picture

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Home

            Comments about Toshiba XDE Black 1080p Upconversion Extended Detail DVD Player:

            For the price, you get HD - Blue Ray 1080p, works on all DVDs, worth the money, I have recommended to several friends already.

            Comment on this review

            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Fantastic DVD Player

            By Max in NC

            from Burlington, NC

            About Me Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Consistent Performance
            • Easy To Set Up
            • Easy To Use
            • High Quality Picture

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • High Volume Usage
              • Home

              Comments about Toshiba XDE Black 1080p Upconversion Extended Detail DVD Player:

              Great player with fantastic picture quality. The up conversion worked great on all the DVD's we've watched so far. I highly recommend this player

              Comment on this review

              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Very Cool!

              By bobhaybob

              from Venice, Florida

              About Me Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Set Up
              • Easy To Use
              • High Quality Picture

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Home

                Comments about Toshiba XDE Black 1080p Upconversion Extended Detail DVD Player:

                Very Cool! Crisp clear images from my old DVD's. REGZA Link allows the DVD player and the REGZA TV to control each other using the DVI cable. Put in a DVD and the TV automatically changes input. DVD controls on the TV remote work without even entering the code.

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