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Philips DVP-642 Reviews

An outdated player now.
Oct 28, 2006 02:08 PMRead
I brought thisphiliphs DVP -642 dvd player , before one year back.I analysed a lot of wesite to buy this dvd player.Before one year , I think this player has all the advanced features like playing MPEG4,DIVX.But I like to say one thing ,we cannot get a divx video as easily as DVD and VCD,So I pe...Read More

New Firmware is available at...
Dec 16, 2005 09:33 AMRead
Http:// working with meSimple procedure to setupenjoy!!!!!The following NB software can be used in order to make the upgrade of following players: DVP630/00 DVP630/02 DVP630/04 DVP630/05 DVP632/00 D...Read More

Did you know that it has 12-bit
Jul 12, 2005 07:33 PMRead
Did you know that it has 12-bit High Definition video upsampling at 54Mhz which makes it a good choice for large screen TV. Most other provide 10-bit only.Well, I bought it for DivX (AVI) but it turned out to be an exteremly good piece of hardware. It never disappointed me even when my numer...Read More


Philips DVP-642
The Only DVD Player plays Divx & MPEG-4
Jul 04, 2005 04:33 PMRead
Review : Hi I am Ahmed from Chennai. Recently, I have bought the Philips DVD Player of model DVP642K. The Main reason I bought is, it is the only player which plays Divx code movie available on and the latest compression of MPEG-4 movies. It has very high option for Audio & Video se...Read More

Best dvd player in india
May 31, 2005 09:53 PMRead
Just three days back I bought the Philips DVP-642 dvd player after carefully going through the reviews given on the,by our couleges,and it is amazing one first of all let me tell the whole storyi was not getting the piece there in mulund,as well as in there thane in one shop I ...Read More

Very Good Player with lots of nifty features
May 18, 2005 04:59 PMRead
My old DVD player conked out recently and I had to buy a new one. I shopped around and looked at all the current models of different brands. I was looking for something that offered the maximum set of features at a reasonable price. The Philips DVP642 fit my requirements perfectly. First of all,...Read More

Trust Me. You want it!
May 04, 2005 12:55 AMRead
You got it. We play it!True. Everything plays on it.If you ask me. You have not choice. Nothing compares to it as of now.What you need to know when you buy a dvd player.Timer and Track Display - Without a track Display you will have to keep the TV turned on when you want to liste...Read More

Too good to be Ignored
May 01, 2005 06:24 AMRead
Bought this player on 30th april 2005 for Rs. 4390/- no discount or any other offer attached from Opera House - A-1 Electronics. The model wasn't available anywhere when I went to buy it except here. There are no stocks with philips. This man had received his order 4 days back and this was the o...Read More

642 Region Hack Much more than a DVD player
Mar 16, 2005 01:09 PMRead
Guys,I have read all reviews about this player. It has got both positive and negative aspectsPositivesPlays nearly all formats (not .mov and Qpel Divx)Fully Firmware upgradable - a computer insdie. very few ppl know about this. Its amazing with a CDR you can upgrade the players f...Read More

A dumb player
Mar 08, 2005 03:53 PMRead
One fine day, my poor 727K happened not to play any disc that load into disc tray so I sent it to the service center and maybe due to the spare part shortage they suggest me to change it to the latest dvd model from Philips: the DVP642K; suppose it delivered and offered the best features from Ph...Read More

Recommended Buy
Feb 07, 2005 05:44 PMRead
PHILIPS DVD PLAYER MODEL: DVP642K/69================================Before writing some points on this dvd player, let me tell you it all depends on ur budget and requirement on wht really u want to buy. Philips provides you with different options on choosing a dvd player one without(Div...Read More

Philips 642
Jan 29, 2005 06:15 PMRead
After days of reading reviews on various sites including the ones at mouthshut, I finally brought the philips DVP642/69. I just had to apply the hacks etc posted on these sites to make it work for me, and I am pleased to see it work.Mine was manufactured in November 2004 and has the firmware...Read More

Philips DVD 642K/69
Jan 04, 2005 08:03 PMRead
Many things are already covered by members in their reviews. So I start with its outputs.Video Out: Composite, Pr Pb Y, S-VideoAudio Out: 5.1 channel for six speakers (normal TV audio can also be connected), coaxial, opticalProgressive Scan (Maybe 12-bit, no info. provided)DA Con...Read More

Looking For DVD+DivX...This is it! DVP 642
Dec 22, 2004 10:23 AMRead
For a long time I was waiting for this baby to hit the market. I was aware of DivX codec and knew its potential. Why I have done DivX encoding using FFMPEG in Linux env.I have a Sony TRV 33E handycam and was always looking for a way to store my home video in best quality possible with least ...Read More

642 is the one
Dec 02, 2004 09:07 PMRead
I already have a very powerful music system bought 1.5 years back. Plays MP3, VCD and the likes. Now I don't want to trash it so soon, but definitely want to play DVDs. So I decide to go in for one of those slim ones. When it comes to features such as playing home video, and scratched CDs, the b...Read More

Great Player
Nov 26, 2004 10:09 AMRead
This Philips DVD player is just great.I have been looking for a good DVD player for regular use as I didn't want to spoil my portable Polaroid DVD player by using it regularly.While in search for a good DVD player, I was just browsing through the user reviews in this site and came across...Read More

Philips 642k Rocks!
Nov 10, 2004 07:42 AMRead
I just recently purchased a phlips dvd player 642k. The best part about this player is, as mentiioned by other people also is that regardless of what format you have your movies in i.e. VCD,SVCD,DVD or DiVx for that matter, it just plays it!!! and that also at 100% quality...haven't seen anythin...Read More

Philips DVP642K--the best DVD Player till date..
Nov 08, 2004 07:24 PMRead
I don't know how many of you are aware of this fact. But truly speaking thePhilips DVP 642K DVD Player is the best DVD player available in India till date. Why?The simple reason---it can play whatever you have.Be it Divx 3.11, Divx 4, Divx 5,XVid, MPEG1, MPEG2,VCD, audio CD, JPEG CD, MP3...Read More

Plus points in philips dvp642K
Oct 28, 2004 01:33 PMRead
Dear MS member,A few details for the above model are here to clarifyyour doubts. See as on date this is the only player in INDIA which can read DivX format apart from few ones from Samsung priced higher than this. The cost of Philips 642k is 5990/- with 1000/ worth 8 hindi movies and 2 carto...Read More


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