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Pioneer DVL-9

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Pioneer DVL-9 LD/DVD Player

Pioneer's DVL-9 leads the DVD revolution in more ways than one. Not only is the DVL-9 the only fully-compatible player for all your DVD, VCD, LD and CD software, it is also the Number 1 selling DVD in Japan.

The DVL-9 gives you all the advantages of the newest DVD technology including the highest picture quality, Dolby-Digital (AC-3) for super sound reproduction and movie playing time of up to 133 minutes on DVD discs.

Features include Both-Side Laser Disc play, separate loading drawers for 12cm and 30cm discs and advanced output terminals that allow you to expand and upgrade your system components.

Fully Compatible for All Your DVD, VCD, LD and CD Software
The DVL-9 is the only fully-compatible player for all your DVD, Video CD, Laser Disc and CD software. This multi-optical disc player demonstrates Pioneer's commitment to be the leading provider of quality hardware to play tens of thousands of Laser Disc and Video CD titles already available in addition to the growing number of DVD titles.

Superior Picture Quality:
Pioneer has included the most advanced video technology to give the DVL-9 the finest picture quality for all your software. DVDs look sharp and clear thanks to the built-in 9-bit video signal DAC (Digital to Analogue Converter) while LDs benefit from Pioneer's 8-bit Digital Field Memory and Digital Noise Reduction.

Unsurpassed Sound Reproduction:
The DVL-9 provides unsurpassed sound reproduction through the use of a built-in 96kHz 20-bit DAC and Pioneer's own Wide Band Technology employing Hi-bit Legato Link Conversion to simulate sounds over 20kHz. In addition, the power of Dolby Digital (AC-3) will bring the excitement of true theatre sound to your home.

Full Range of Features:
No other player on the market can compare with the full range of features available on the DVL-9. In addition to multi-language subtitle and sound features, the unit provides a full GUI (Graphical User Interface) menu for set up and selection controlled through a handy remote control unit. LD fans will appreciate Pioneer's unique Both-Side play with the new high speed-turn mechanism which automatically and quickly starts playing the second side of the disc after the end of side one.


Over 60 min. play time (Spindle-motor speeds: 500 - 340rpm)

74 min. play time for audio/video playback

DVD Video Characteristics:
Horizontal Resolution: 500 lines
Video Signal-to-Noise Ratio: 65dB

DVD Digital Audio Characteristics:
Total Harmonics Distortion: 0.003%
Frequency Response
48kHz: 4-22,000Hz
96kHz: 4-44,000Hz
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (EIAJ): 115dB
Dynamic Range: 97dB

LD Video Characteristics:
Horizontal Resolution: 425 lines
Video Signal-to-Noise Ratio: 51dB

LD Digital Audio Characteristics:
Total Harmonics Distortion: 0.003%
Frequency Response 4-20,000Hz
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (EIAJ): 115dB
Dynamic Range: 97dB

Video Output Terminals
RCA Jack (75 ohms, unbalanced) x 2
S-Video Terminal (75ohms) x 2

Audio Output Terminals:
RCA Jack x 2
Digital Output (Optical x 1 and Coaxial x 2)

Power Consumption: 65W
Dimension (WxHxD): 440 x 140 x 463 mm
Weight: 9.1kg