For the value-oriented consumer, Pioneer is also introducing the DV-285-S, an entry-level workhorse offering the best in performance with playback of DVD-Video with PureCinema progressive scan, at a price that cant be overlooked. It also offers playback of .mp3 and WMA compressed music formats and has a PhotoViewer for digital images.
These new DVD players offer performance features at a great value to consumers, said Gary Bauhard, director of marketing for home entertainment of Pioneer Electronics (USA) Inc. In todays digital world, players need to be flexible enough to playback a majority of digital audio and video formats especially compressed audio content.
Both DVD players offer outstanding image quality with Pioneers PureCinema progressive scan circuitry and 108 MHz/12 bit video signal processing. They also process both Dolby Digital and DTS for a complete surround sound experience from DVD. They offer component and S-video outputs.
The DV-588A-S and DV-285-S will be available in April at a manufacturers suggested retail price of $199 and $99 respectively.