Written on: 23/08/2004 by pezz (1 review written)
I bought my Alba DVD114 DVD Player for £25! Last year and it is the best player I have ever used. at the time I had been using 2 much posher and more expensive players at my home but after 3 months of use they both started to skip on perfectly good disks even new ones out the box after about an hour of play! So I thought I would unpack the Alba and give it a go. What I found was an easy to set up region free (out the box) fully loaded RGB DVD Player with a coaxial digital output just... (read more)
Written on: 02/07/2004 by Kip
Very impressed! Only bought my Alba DVD114 because it was the only one to play VCDs but I am now totally hooked on DVDs!
I've had the machine for about 18 months or so now - it's still going strong which is great for such a lower-priced machine.
Very easy to use so it's good buy for anyone new to DVDs.
A nice, simple machine! (read more)
Written on: 04/10/2003 by LosBenitos (1 review written)
I have to say I am very impressed with my 114. It's played everything I've put it it. I have even burned my own DVD+RW discs and managed to play them in this player without any probs. It also seems to be multiregion as I've played Region 1 DVDs in it as well as the usual Region 2. I've also used it to play my own video cds which I have burned onto CDR and CDRW. MP3s play well through it as well. If connected to a home cinema system via the coaxal or optical outputs, the sound is fantastic. I... (read more)
Written on: 27/03/2003 by jimmy.
Must agree with all reviews, a fantastic dvd player. I need to know if anyone has a hack or an idea on recording onto video to get rid of the macro vision. I always get the usual mess on the playback of the recording. Any help would be useful. (read more)
Written on: 24/02/2003 by Orgy.
Am interested to know if anyone else has had problems playing vcd's on cd-r's on this machine..if so anyone know a way around it? (read more)
Written on: 03/12/2002 by SiMi.
Well in a way its just like Ronseal Woodstain, in that it does what it says on the box STRAIGHT outta the box! and for just under £70.00 its a bargain!! (read more)
Written on: 21/11/2002 by Ph62.
I ordered a Bush DVD2023 from a mail order catalogue, but they were out of stock. They said they would send a replacement. It turned out to be the Alba DVD114. I wanted one that played multi region as I have a friend in USA who can ship me DVD's. I saw this website, and read the reviews on this machine. I just got a R1 DVD off ebay, and was pleasently surprised to find that what I read was true. The DVD played with no problem. I had got a code off ebay to make the machine multi regional,... (read more)
Written on: 15/11/2002 by Scoby.
Took back my Pacific DVD-750 after a friend got one of these. Looks much better, plays VCDs, build quality 100 times better than Pacific and it's multi-region out of the box. Quite simply brilliant for under £70. So now I am £20 up with a better machine, nice one!! Anyone know a macro hack for this machine though?? (read more)
Written on: 24/10/2002 by Filbert.
Just bought this bargain DVD player from Argos (£69). Wanted an Alba 108 but was given DVD114 instead - no complaints as it's absolutely brilliant. Plays everything I've tried incl. SVCDs and Region 1 DVDs. It's multiregion by default. You could pay twice as much and still have an inferior DVD player. (read more)
Written on: 27/09/2002 by DVD King.
This Alba DVD114 DVD player does it all. DVD's multi region, CDs, MP3s, VCDs and SVCDs. Oh, and it plays CD-R and CD-RW. This is an absolute bagain. (read more)
Written on: 26/09/2002 by Townhouse.
I bought my Alba DVD114 DVD player from Argus for under £70. It has played everything I have placed in its tray, although the instructions say Region 2 only it plays them all. It also comes with an RGB lead for instant connection. Buy from Argus, if you're not happy take it back within 16 days and get your money back. I'm very pleased with my purchase - IT WILL NOT BE GOING BACK (read more)
Written on: 03/09/2002 by Sofalofa.
What a bargain this Alba DVD114 DVD player is. I bought this yesterday in the UK for £69.95 inc VAT. It plays DVD's, VCD's, SVCD's, DVD-R's, DVD-RW's and MP3 CD's. Not only that, but it is multi-regional straight out of the box, which means it does not need a "hack" or "chip" to play DVD's from the USA etc...
Picture quality is fine and the player is very easy to use... as for value for money... best I've seen! (read more)
Written on: 24/07/2002 by Scartman.
This Alba DVD114 DVD player is very good value for money. It plays DVD's, VCD's and even MP3 encoded CDR's that more expensive players will refuse to play. It also has an RGB SCART connection for clear pictures and PHONO/Optical digital sound output. The remote lets the whole package down, but what more can you really get for £85? (read more)
Written on: 18/07/2002 by Aitch.
It does exactly what it says on the tin. The Alba DVD114 is a cheap DVD player that also plays VCD's and music CD's. If you buy one of these players so you can access the extra features that DVD's offer over video tapes, and a higher quality of picture to boot, then you won't go far wrong. Expect it to make popcorn and dispense coke for this sort of money and you'll be disappointed because it won't. Overall a reasonable entry level DVD player. (read more)