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Best DVD players for TV

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DVD players are convenient to have since we still have DVDs stored somewhere throughout the house. They can come in handy to watch some of those countless numbers of movies amassed over the years. Even homemade film is a joy to watch and recover some of the nostalgic past.

Below are some of the best DVD players that you can use to watch or even convert into HD.

Staff pick

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Sony DVPSR210P DVD player

With progressive scan for smoother viewing

This player is a multi-format DVD and CD media player in an ultra-compact design. In addition to having all the functions for a DVD player, you can also enjoy slideshows with MP3 background music. A bonus is the multi-brand remote control that will work with most TVs. This DVD player also comes with Progressive Scan to improve picture quality for smoother viewing.

Improved quality

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LG BP175 Blu-ray player

Play blu-ray discs from any region

There are no restrictions to play your Blu-ray from any region, but you do get to enjoy watching it on your HDTV. Don't throw away the DVD collection, because this player will play them also. Not only that, but the DVD upscaling also delivers excellent image quality to 1080p via the HDMI connector. You are ready to watch the old movies with improved viewing quality, so enjoy the technology.

Best for budget

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Impecca compact DVD player

Play digital files also via USB

Revolutionize your viewing experience with a wide range of DVD formats, also play digital files using the USB port. Customize your experience with the skip, slow-motion, advanced zoom, and single-step play functionality. The Impecca DVD player also has anti-shock protection to give you uninterrupted performance as it caches the data and plays from its memory rather than from the discs directly.

Quality viewing

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Megatek home DVD player

Premium medium size fits any room

Play your DVD and enjoy the up-convert to full HD 1080p to view fine details you didn't notice before. You can also play your digital files via the USB port and enjoy HD quality with crystal clear sound. Additionally, watch your favorite slideshows with music playback at the same time. The built-in anti-shock technology will ensure you get uninterrupted viewing while the compact size perfectly fits any space in your room.

CD and DVD formats

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Tojock DVD player

Memorizes the resume point

Play CD formats in addition to DVDs and watch on your HDTV. A memory function will remember the resume point from your previous played discs, so you can easily pick up where you left off. You get multiple output options of HDMI, A/V output, and coaxial audio. Don't worry about vibrations interrupting your viewing as the built-in memory caching eliminates it all.

Party time

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Ceihoit DVD player

Sing along with the Karaoke mike

In addition to playing CDs and DVDs from any region and format, you can hold a party with the built-in support for a Karaoke microphone. This player features a fast/slow playback, and it also memorizes where you left off at any time. The Celilhoit player comes with a remote control unit and works on any worldwide ac power.

Modern LCD display

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Electcom DVD player

Advanced drive core to reduce noise

Get the full immersive video experience with near-perfect HD picture quality while playing your CDs or DVDs from any region. You can also watch digital files with the USB connector for hassle-free viewing. Progressive Scan technology and the advanced drive core design both combine to improve the video delivery and reduce noise at the same time. It all adds up to a nuisance free and enjoyable time.

Watch those old DVDs again with a good DVD player

You'll be surprised at how good some of the old DVDs play and look on your current HDTV. The newer DVD players have compatible HDMI connections and anti-skip technology to give you the best viewing experience possible, so bring out those discs and be prepared for some nostalgic moments.

Our staff has picked their favorite to be the Sony DVPSR210P DVD player for its clean looking style and multiple functions like high-speed search, instant advance and replay, disc resume, and fast playback.

Add a party atmosphere to playing the "oldies" with a Karaoke mike and the Ceihoit DVD player. Most are reminiscing for the "old days," now you can do it with some modern technology to add to the viewing pleasure.

Just like the vinyl records, the DVDs will be around for a long time yet.