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Panasonic DMP-BD30

Panasonic DMP-BD30
alaScore 91

593 reviews

Dec, 2019

alaTest has collected and analyzed 593 reviews of Panasonic DMP-BD30. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, 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 Panasonic DMP-BD30 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 91/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Panasonic DMP-BD30

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 39 user reviews of Panasonic DMP-BD30 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other DVD Players on Amazon.co.uk.

87% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Dec, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Panasonic DMP-BD30

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 238 user reviews of Panasonic DMP-BD30 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.6/5 for other DVD Players on Amazon.com.

89% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Dec, 2019

Expert review by (stuff.tv)

Panasonic DMP-BD30 review

 

Panasonic's budget Blu-ray player delivers the latest hi-def spec for a reasonable price. Is it a better buy than the PS3?

A highly capable performer and the best-value Blu-ray player so far

Feb, 2008

Expert review by : TechRadar (techradar.com)

Panasonic DMP-BD30 review

 

The first Profile 1.1 Blu-ray player in the UK

Excellent video performance ; Great HD audio support ; Slimline design ; Profile 1.1

Low-level fan noise ; Dolby Digital 5.1 when the PIP secondary Audio mode is engaged

The first Blu-ray player worth splashing your card-earned cash on. You won't be disappointed.

Mar, 2008

Expert review by : Lincoln Spector (techadvisor.co.uk)

Panasonic DMP-BD30 review

 

Panasonic's DMP-BD30 was one of the first Blu-ray Disc players to support BonusView, the Blu-ray specification for watching picture-in-picture content.

Sadly, the plethora of extras can't make up for the Panasonic DMP-BD30's relatively lacklustre image and sound quality.

May, 2008

Expert review by : Matthew Moskovciak (cnet.co.uk)

Panasonic DMP-BD30K review

 

Editors' note, June 9, 2008: The rating of this player has been changed since its initial publication to reflect changes in the marketplace.

Excellent picture quality on Blu-ray discs; 1080p output at 24 frames per second; DVD upconversion up to 1080p; HDMI 1.3b output; can output Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio in bitstream format; first Blu-ray Profile 1.1 player; SD card slot can...

No built-in decoding for high-resolution audio formats; no Ethernet jack for firmware upgrades or future interactive content.

The Panasonic DMP-BD30 offers excellent video quality and is Blu-ray Profile 1.1 compliant, but those who want high-resolution audio will need a cutting-edge AV receiver.

Oct, 2007

Expert review by (channel5.com)

Panasonic DMP-BD30

 

Panasonic DMP-BD30 is a Blu-ray disc player which has dual video/audio decoders that give the viewer picture-in-picture as well as audio mixing. It weighs 3.3 kg and measures 50 x 50 x 50 cm. Other features include: an SD Card Slot, P4 HD processor and...

An excellent standalone player at an affordable price. Pictures are of the highest standard, and getting round the menus is a piece of the proverbial. Panasonic DMP-BD30 is tagged with Blu-Ray, Panasonic, DVD player and high definition. Select a tag...

Sep, 2008

Expert review by : Lincoln Spector (techworld.com)

Panasonic DMP-BD30 review

 

Panasonic's DMP-BD30 was one of the first Blu-ray Disc players to support BonusView, the Blu-ray specification for watching picture-in-picture content.

Sadly, the plethora of extras can't make up for the Panasonic DMP-BD30's relatively lacklustre image and sound quality.

May, 2008

Expert review by : Danny Phillips (avreview.co.uk)

Panasonic DMP-BD30

 

The DMP-BD30 is slim and sleek, and conceals a nice surprise under a flap on the fascia - an SD card slot that lets you play AVCHD video and JPEG photo files. The unit also supports MP3 and DivX stored on CD and DVD, plus it even plays recordable...

Supports picture-in-picture, superb hi-def pictures, lots of features

No hi-res audio decoding, some audio mixing issues

Mar, 2008

Expert review by : Good Gear Guide.au (goodgearguide.com.au)

Expert Review

 

Panasonic's DMP-BD30 entry-level Blu-ray player offers fantastic video quality, but isn't able to decode high-resolution audio without a dedicated AV receiver.

Great picture quality, DVD up-conversion to 1080p

No Ethernet, no built-in high-quality audio decoding

Oct, 2008

Expert review by : Matthew Moskovciak (cnet.com)

Panasonic DMP-BD30K review: Panasonic DMP-BD30K

 

Panasonic DMP-BD30K

Excellent picture quality on Blu-ray discs; 1080p output at 24 frames per second; DVD upconversion up to 1080p; HDMI 1.3b output; can output Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio in bitstream format; first Blu-ray Profile 1.1 player; SD card slot can...

No built-in decoding for high-resolution audio formats; no Ethernet jack for firmware upgrades or future interactive content.

The Panasonic DMP-BD30 offers excellent video quality and is Blu-ray Profile 1.1 compliant, but those who want high-resolution audio will need a cutting-edge AV receiver.

May, 2012

Expert review by (pcworld.com)

Panasonic DMP-BD30 Blu-ray Disc Player

 

BonusView Blu-ray player responds speedily, but that doesn't make up for disappointing image and sound.

Fast response time ; SD Card slot for AVCHD playback

Image and audio quality mediocre

Sadly, extras like these don't make up for this model's relatively lackluster image and sound quality

May, 2008

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