Pioneer DVD-103S Reviews
Newest Review: ... with their old fashioned ways and trays, so I always came running back to her welcoming slot. And how was the reading? Boy, ... more
Customer Pioneer DVD-103S Reviews (3)
by - written on 07/05/02, updated on 07/05/02
Nice Drive - Far more reliable than my son's Creative Labs DVD... - Advantages: Price, Reliability, Region Free! - Disadvantages: Seems to spin discs constantly..., Not entirely quiet
by - written on 28/01/01, updated on 30/08/01 (Very useful, 250 readings)
I still remember how we first met, she was introduced to me by a mutual friend called SMC along with a large crowd of other components who all hung out in a computer. For a while we all got on fine, we communicated well and I was proud that 103S was my DVD-ROM drive. My friends all remarked on the classic look that of course came from her connection with the respectable Pioneer family but for me her best feature was the easy access to her slot. Yes folks, she was one of those drives that didn’t wear trays and wasn’t shy about it! All that protected her modesty was a thin almost bush like strip of fibrous hairs. Sure, I’d been with other drives ... Read the complete review
by - written on 19/10/00, updated on 19/10/00 (Useful, 713 readings)
This is the model of dvd-drive that has served me well for quite some time now. It is a region free variety providing the jumper at the back of the drive is not fiddled with. However, even if the drive accidentally becomes region locked then there is a program that enables you to restore it to a region free state. The drive itself, reads normal CDs at 32x and DVDs at 5x – this is more than sufficient for anything I have encountered so far. It has a slot loading mechanism which looks absolutely excellent and after a year of having it tray loading mechanisms simply annoy me! It was quite cheap at £60 when I bought it and if anyone were looking to upgrade ... Read the complete review
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