Amazon.com.au:Customer reviews: 【Upgraded】 DR.Q 14.1'' Portable DVD Player with 5 Hours Rechargeable Battery, 1280x800 HD Swivel Screen, Remote Control, 5.9ft Car Adapter, Supports SD Card, USB Port and Multiple Disc Formats-Black
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The past 2 years we have been through 4 portable DVD players that has cost double the amount or more of this one. All have failed. The components inside of them were cheap the screen color was horrible the volume was uncontrollable. They were all dbpower. Please avoid those products. The costumer service was horrible as well. I only got refunded once from them. Now let's talk about DR.Q..... completely satisfied the DVDs that skipped before in the other portable DVD players (dbpower products) don't skip in this one. Which makes my daughter very happy. The color is HD quality it's wonderful. Volume great not too loud not to soft. Batteries hold great charge. Pretty simple to figure out controls. Wires are really long which is great if you want to charge and watch the DVD player at the same time. Really the only thing I can't figure out is how to stop the dvd to change it out. The only way I have found for it to stop spinning is to turn it off. Which is not a big deal at all. Prevents the DVD from getting scratched. You do have to play around with the color contrast a little to figure out what's going to be best for the DVD but that's with any the or DVD player. I would say if someone had poor eyesight the remote may be a bit hard to read because of the blue buttons with black print but I have no problem see them. If I could give this product a higher review I would due to quality and the price. If you're sceptical about it don't be try it. Wish I would have found this sooner. Would have saved me money and headaches. Thank you for a great product. I normally don't write reviews but I felt this product deserves it.
**UPDATE** unfortunately this DVD player has stopped working. We used it everyday for at least 8 hours to watch cartoons which was wonderful quality. So on the hunt again for hopefully a more durable DVD play. It never dropped or got damaged in any way just stopped working. I still feel the quality is wonderful just feel that we are going to try the plye brand DVD player and see if it'll last through long periods of play. I would say this DVD player would be great for someone that only used it occasionally. I still stand by the 5 stars for the performance but 4 stars for reliability.
Overall, we really like this portable DVD player. The screen is clear and bright, the speakers are loud and the sound quality is good. The controls and user interface make sense and are intuitive. I made a point to test the battery life to see how long it would last. We timed it, and it lasted a little over 6 hours which is pretty great, as I did a lot of research before I selected a DVD player, and most lasted in the range of 3 to 5 hours, but unfortunately this one did not last the 7 hours as advertised. We wanted to use this in our van for our kids to watch movies on long road trips, hopefully setting it on the center console between the front two seats so they could watch in the back. Unfortunately, it doesn't fit there, but I guess that's what you get with a nice big 14" screen. The only real negative is that the motor that spins the dvd is a bit loud, but I guess that's not too big of a deal. Overall, we think this is a really nice DVD player for the price.
I was looking for a player with HD quality and found it in this little gem! For the price, it is a solid performer. This is my second device in a week or so - the first one I received had an issue with the screen - It was severely impacted by goo from the screen protecting sheet. When I removed it the screen was smeared over the top 1/3, bottom 1/3 and a bit in the middle - made viewing extremely difficult and unpleasant. I contacted the seller who responded with in minutes with a few questions. I took a few pictures to demonstrate the problem and with in a day or so a replacement was on it’s way to me. I received the replacement this afternoon. I timidly removed the screen film with much success! No damaged screen. The picture is crystal clear, the sound is good and I don’t experience any noise (whirring) that one or two purchasers alluded to. This player is of very nice quality. I can’t say enough about the seller. Her commitment to providing her customers with a positive experience is amazing in a world where customer service is for the most part non-existent.
I absolutely love my Dr. Q 14.1 in. I love the size of the screen. I use it to watch movies at home and at night before I go to bed. Very convenient. The only thing I'm at all concerned about is the access button; the way the machine opens and closes to play the dvds. Most of the time it catches right away but sometimes it doesn't. I'm concerned it will ware down at some point; hopefully not. So far every thing works great --no problems really. The volume is always an issue with these portable type dvd players. I have had several of these dvd players and the volume on them is pretty much the same. Also I have noticed that some dvd's play loader than others --I guess that's has to do with the maker of the dvd. All in all I would highly recommend Dr. Q 14.1 Dvd Player and I would buy it again. Great machine --I will say it again I areally love the size of the screen.
Needed a DVD player for road trips with a decent size screen. This unit meets that need. Sound from the speakers is ok but in a noisier environment could prove a bit low (car/road noise). However add a pair of headphones & the world changes. Much more immersive & far better sound quality/volume. Almost becomes a different unit. Had an issue with the remote, contacted seller & fast response with issue resolved - very grateful. From my limited use of this player, I do recommend it particularly when looking at price v performance factors. Update 6/10. Used on a 6 day camping trip. Worked flawlessly. Fell in the sand but kept on working. Was able to watch two or more movies without recharging. Headphones did make a difference with better volume.
This thing is huge! I've only ever used 7-9 in. portable DVD players. I love this because my daughters can all see the screen perfectly no matter where they sit in the car. Very sturdy and excellent quality.
I bought this to replace a portable DVD player with a 7 inch screen that I use for workout DVDs. The packaging was great, the size of the screen was perfect. It was light weight and had all the advertised extras. It was great until I turned it on...the sound quality was awful - sorry but it was - I had to turn up the volume more than needed to drown out the sound of the motor spinning the dvd dicsc - seriously the motor was really loud. If that doesn't bother you, then this is a great product at a great price. I am sending it back because of the sound quality - it would drive me nuts listening to it while working out and watching a movie on it would be even worse. Sorry
Garbage plain and simple. NOTHING works. It sticks on the first song; IF it can be skipped over (and that's a big if), it then sticks on that song. The sound: painfully tinny, SHRILL, no obvious adjustment works. This is just a shiney black case with no value for playing DVD's. Simply useless. Returned it, fortunately through Amazon. Oh, and talk about design? Directions say to push the "open" to access disc section. And where is it? In TINY black on black on the disc area cover...unbelieveably stupid, in light of the other large round silver buttons. And I had a brand new DVD, as well as an older one to try, so it's not a matter of format.
Would love to know if anyone can offer the name of a decent portable DVD player!