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Pioneer DVL-909

Published: May 20, 2021

The Pioneer DVL-909 is the replacement for the DVL700 (with the biggest difference being the replacement of 9bit with a new 10bit video processor). This late 1990s model of combination player included several new features, including twin pickups, one dedicated to DVD and the other to CD/LD, both side play (auto reverse), digital audio outputs, S-Video outputs, component video outputs.

Pioneer DVL-909

Specs

  • RF, S-Video, SPDIF, component (DVD only), composite, SCART outputs
  • Dolby Digital RF Out (AC-3, LD)
  • Optical/Coaxial Digital Out (VCM/Dolby Digital/MPEG)
  • Coaxial Digital Out (PCM)
  • DVD/LD/CD/VCD/CDV Full Compatible Playback
  • Sigma-turn Mechanism 'quick flip' autoreverse LD Playback
  • 10-bit Video D/A Converter (DVD/VCD)
  • Accurate Digital Servo with Automatic Jitter Adjustment (DVD)
  • Viterbi RF Decoding Process (DVD)
  • Dolby Digital (DVD/LD)
  • Virtual Dolby Surround with SRS TruSurround
  • Hi-Bit Legato Link Conversion
  • 96 kHz/20-bit Audio D/A Converter

The DVL909 had a good selling point as both European North American models could play both NTSC and PAL region LaserDiscs. The LaserDisc play quality is average but is superior to the other mid-range and low-end models produced in the early 1990s. Noise level is low and image is sharp and stable. However, DVD play quality is not even catching up to the cheaper DVD players that you could (or still can) buy at discount stores.

Find an overview of all Pioneer DVL laserdisc players and their differences in this article on Wikipedia.

Instructions & manuals

Looking for the instructions?
Download here the Pioneer DVL-909 manual (PDF).

// repair service manual //

Want a copy of the service manual?
Download here the Pioneer DVL-909 service manual (PDF).

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Pioneer DVL-909 value and price guide

What's your Pioneer DVL-909 worth in 2021? Here are some recently sold items.

Item Title Date Price
Pioneer Pioneer DVL 909 LaserDisc DVD Pioneer DVL 909 LaserDisc DVD CD VCD 04/2021 $ 826.00
Pioneer Pioneer DVL 909 LD DVD CD Pioneer DVL 909 LD DVD CD Laserdisc 04/2021 $ 483.79
Pioneer Pioneer DVL 909 DVD Laserdisc Pioneer DVL 909 DVD Laserdisc Player 05/2021 $ 172.87
Pioneer Pioneer DVL 909 LD CD DVD Pioneer DVL 909 LD CD DVD Player… 06/2021 $ 177.00
Pioneer Pioneer dvl 909 read Pioneer Dvl 909 Read Description… 04/2021 $ 113.37
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