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Pioneer Elite DVL-90


The DVL-90 was a combination player that could play laser discs, compact discs, and DVDs. It had an M.S.R.P. of $1,750.


Video Performance:
Variable Digital Noise Reduction on LaserDisc with independent adjustment for Y and C
9-bit DAC for DVD Video
8-bit Digital Field Memory for Special LD Playback Functions
Dual Sided LD Playback with Digital Memory
500 Lines Horizontal Resolution (DVD)
425 Lines Horizontal Resolution (LD)
65dB Video Signal-to-Noise Ratio (DVD)
51dB Video Signal-to-Noise Ratio (LD)

Audio Performance
Legato Link for Enhanced Audio Performance
Hi Bit Circuit: 96KHz 20-bit DAC
Low-Noise/Low-Loss Laser Pick-up
115dB Signal-to-Noise Ratio

Convenience Features
3 Mode Search: Title, Chapter/Track, Time
3 Mode Repeat: All/One Side, Title/Chapter, Point to Point
Multi-Speed Playback (Forward/Reverse)-CAV, CLV, CDV
Still/Step (Forward/Reverse)- DVD, LD
24-Step Programmed Playback
Random Play
Hi-Lite Scan/Intro Scan
Condition Memory (DVD) for recall of operating parameters
Last Memory (DVD & LD) for access to last scene played
DVD/CD Independent Tray
GUI with HEADS-UP Remote Control

Full Output Complement:
Gold Plated AC-3 Bit Stream / PCM Optical Output
Gold Plated AC-3 Bit Stream / PCM Coaxial Output
Gold Plated PCM Coaxial Output
Gold Plated Analog Audio Output x 2
AC-3 RF Output for LD
Gold Plated S-VIDEO Output x 2
Gold Plated Composite VIDEO Output x 2
Pioneer SR In/Out for System Integration
Urushi-Finish Faceplate with Rosewood Side Panels
Copper Chassis for Superior Electrical Shielding
Large Insulator Feet Isolate External Vibrations
Elite 2-year warranty

Audio Frequency Response:
S/N Ratio:
115 dB
Total Harmonic Distortion:
Dynamic Range:
97 dB
Wow and Flutter:
Limit of measurement (0.001%)

Thanks to Sascha Grau for the above pictures and details.


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