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The Coby DVD298 is a super-slim progressive scan DVD player.

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Support .srt subtitle files alongside Mp4 content - highly beneficial for foreign film enthusiasts

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External file playback (USB, SD card, etc.) is smooth and easy to configure

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Region Change/Free Region configurations enable playback of virtually all DVD types

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  • Only 3 words are allowed.

USB bus powering does not support 2.5-inch hard drives - limits compatible devices to flash and wall-powered units

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Lack of a "Stop Resume" function disables specific pausing access

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Build quality is relatively feeble - more susceptible to damage than higher-end players

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Universal remote synchronization is hit and miss - many of the unit's functions cannot be "learned" by all-in-one controllers

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  • Only 3 words are allowed.


The Coby DVD298 is a super-slim progressive scan DVD player that combines traditional features with the most cutting-edge digital video technology. A step up from the DVD288, the Coby DVD298 adds along a bevy of features, including support for DivX & MPEG-4 (XviD) videos, USB flash drives, and SD/MMC cards. Like its predecessor, the DVD298 DVD player boasts an HDMI output with 1080p upconversion for converting videos to near-HD quality, NTSC/PAL compatibility, and a variety of customizable functions, including camera angle, picture zoom, and parental control. The Coby DVD298 retails for $59.99 and comes with a ninety-day limited warranty.

  • Progressive scan DVD player with 1080p video output for use with Full HD-capable TVs
  • Upconverts DVD video to near-HD quality (1080p)
  • DVD, DVD±R/RW, CD, CD-R/RW, and JPEG compatible
  • Official DivX® Certified product
  • Plays all versions of DivX® video (including DivX® 6) with standard playback of DivX® media files
  • Plays digital MPEG-4 video files (XviD)
  • Plays digital media files directly from USB drives and SD/MMC cards
  • Dolby digital decoder
  • HDMI output for perfect digital signal transmission to home theater systems over a single cable
  • Digital and analog AV outputs for home theater use
  • NTSC/PAL compatible
  • Convenient front panel and on-screen display
  • Multiple language, subtitle, and camera angle support
  • Parental lock control
  • AC 100-240V automatic power switching
  • FCC approved & ETL listed
  • Display Type: Front Panel, On-Screen
  • Media Support: DVD, DVD±R/RW, CD, CD-R/RW, USB flash drive, SD/MMC cards
  • Format Support: Video: MPEG-1, MPEG-2 (DVD), MPEG-4 (DivX®, XviD); Audio: CD, MP3; Photo: JPEG
  • Video System: NTSC/PAL
  • Menu Language Support: English, Spanish, French, German, Italian
  • Audio Output: RCA Stereo Audio; Coaxial Digital Audio
  • Video Output: HDMI; RCA Component Video; RCA Composite Video; S-Video
  • Power: Main Unit: AC 100~240V / 50-60Hz; Remote: 2 x 1.5V "AAA"
  • Unit Dimension (WHD): 17.0" 1.49" x 8.25"
  • Carton (inner, master): 1, 4
  • UPC: 7 16829 98298 3
  • Certifications: ETL, FCC, HDMI
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