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In the lab I made some tests. Program playback up to 24 steps is also offered.

Pioneer DVL-919 – DVD Player / LD Service Manual

For DVD setup there are the usual menu languages, parental control, subtitle preferences and 4: As John Goodman taps his way along the walls listening for the concealed safe, you manuql the reverberations behind you.

Although slow motion is well supported, there’s not much by way of speeded-up playback. Finally, there are some embellishments that manua might reasonably expect on this machine, given that it’s a third-generation DVD player and a second-generation combi device.

Digging deep into the mechanism revealed why.


New video circuits improve performance compared with the earlier DVL Then there’s the lack of RGB on the Scart output. With HQ engaged the manua analyzer displayed a wholly unsharp In summary, the DVL is not a bad performer. In some instances this remote was also supplied with players originating in HK.

In many ways, the newcomer’s enhanced video DAC does deliver some enhancements.

Pioneer DVL Manuals

A further sonic feature for DVDs is dynamic maunal control of loud effects during late night listening. In practice this feature will be rarely used, given the paucity of MPEG multi-channel titles. The choice is yours. You also have a screen saver that prevents tube burn should the same OSD mznual displayed for many hours.


Alternatively, you can upgrade that clattering ancient dinosaur deck for a shiny new machine that plays LDs and DVDs.

Even better, at the end of a mwnual, the last frame captured is displayed until manuual next side starts up. However, this function has the disadvantage of switching off the OSDs onscreen displays.

Bob Tomalski investigates the ‘little and large’ machine If, like me, you’re a home cinema fan of a certain age, chances are you’ll have a laser disc collection. On to sharper things. The smaller allows loading of three-inch singles. For many quality-conscious viewers, it soon became the prime carrier for movies, thanks to Pioneer’s undying efforts to market NTSC-compatible players in Britain, plus the availability of US titles – albeit ‘under the counter’ or via mail order.

Although S-video does deliver great images and is more useful for linking via AV amplifiers it’s a pity that this player doesn’t deliver better quality signal output. The moral of this tale is to avoid HQ totally. Thus set, the operations indicators are always visible. Yet there’s a limit to such development. The DVL is Pioneer’s second generation dl-919. If, like me, you’re a home cinema fan of a certain age, chances are you’ll have a laser disc collection.

And if you’ve been playing the B side of an LD then want to play a DVD, you can wait even longer before a picture appears on screen.

Pioneer DVL-919 Manuals

All fine and dandy. Basically, such processing reduces noise at the expense of resolution. The composite figures averaged around -2dB worse on both decks. The Dragonheart clip had me looking around for signs of leathery wings beating over my coffee table.


Otherwise, a tad bulky and expensive. Yet there’s something missing. This jumps to attention as soon as a disc is loaded. You have a number of other ways of searching scenes. The few minutes of Titanic were stunning, both visually and audibly. The rear panel also has a remote manuwl, allowing control via other Pioneer products and a systems switch to suit the colour standards of your TV.

In fact, only the DTS logo tells you it’s a different breed. Based on past experience with the predecessor DVL, the newcomer had to be good. This movie is also good for detail – you pick out every scale dv-l919 the dragon’s hide.

Not so on the On screen it became a disappointing wishy-washy image, lacking anything that could dv-919 called ‘resolution’. You could purchase the Pioneer top-of-range DV for? Yes there are a few. A must if you’re upgrading an old LD deck.

It was worse than a worn VHS print. The frequency response is also largely the same. Chances dvl9-19 it has both-sides play and all the features sans DVD offered by this deck. For all their convenience, the scarts lack RGB outputs. Yet the chroma crosstalk – a measurement of colour bleed from chrominance to luminance channels – is no better.