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Yamaha DVD-657S DVD Player

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Code Free with Pal to NTSC Converter built in
Yamaha DVD-657S CodeFree
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Yamaha International's DVD-S657 is simple and yet has all the features. It works with any TV in the World and any voltage in the World! Outstanding features include NTSC/PAL Progressive Scan, NTSC/PAL Conversion, Picture CD Playback with Display and MP3 Navigation Display. The DVD-S657 is an ideal companion for affordable price range home theatres receivers and speaker packages.

Pal and NTSC Native Resolution
World Wide Voltage. Includes USA plug and European 2 round plugs and adaptors.
NTSC and Pal Progressive Scan
Pal <-> NTSC converter built in.

This player does not have a HDMI or DVI output.  It's max progressive scan resolution is 480p. If you have or are planning to purchase a HDTV or a HD Ready TV, please also consider one of our Pioneer DV-490 HDMI dvd players.  It gives a much better HIGH Definition unconverted image which offer a output at 720P or 1080i resolution for a much better picture quality.


  • Play virtually any disc including:

    Playback of any DVD, DiVX, DVD-Audio, Super Audio CD (SACD), VCD, SVCD, Finalized DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD+R, DVD+R, DVD+RW, MP3 on CD-R/CD-RW, dual layer (DL) playback, MP3 on CD-R, JPEG on CD-R, WMA Multisession playback with navigation display,
    Picture CD (such as JPEG) Playback with Thumbnail Display, JPEG/MP3 Simultaneous Playback for Slide Show
  • Versatile Format and Disc Compatibility such as VR Format Recorded DVD-RW (with CPRM) and DVD+R Double Layer (DL) Playback
  • Playback of discs with both JPEG and MP3 tracks
  • Playback of discs with both JPEG and MP3 tracks

Plays any PAL or NTSC DVD movie from the World!
Guaranteed to play all old, current and future DVD movies including DVDs that are RCE/REA coded.
Code Free DVD player for movies encoded with region codes 1 thru 6
This unit has a built-in high-quality 16Mb video converter so you can play any DVD or Video CD movie on any TV in the world.
Play a PAL movie on a NTSC TV or Play a NTSC movie on a PAL TV
Basically play any DVD movie on any TV!
Internal converter can be turned off when using with a multi-system TV.
Dolby Digital / DTS for 5.1 Channel Surround Sound

NTSC/PAL Progressive Scanning:
Progressive scanning delivers twice the number of scanning lines than the usual interlaced method. This provides higher resolution for a smoother, film-like image with a high definition TV or a large screen.

 The DVD-S657 offers progressive scanning of both PAL and NTSC signals, and will convert PAL to NTSC and vice-versa.
Picture CD Playback with Display:
CDs with pictures, both Picture CD and JPEG types can be viewed. The images can be zoomed, rotated, flipped and scanned.
MP3 Compatibility:
The DVD-S657 provides full MP3 compatibility, including Fast Forward, Rewind and Special Playback functions, MP3 Navigation Display, playback of discs with both MP3 and JPEG files, and MP3 Multi-session compatibility.

108MHz/12-bit video D/A conversion for highest picture quality
96KHz / 24BIT Audio D/A Conversion
Audio equalizer and 3D reverb
MP3 fast-forward/rewind/special playback
Playback of discs with both JPEG and MP3 tracks
Progressive scan video output
Two laser optical pickup
1.33x, 2x, and 4x Zoom capability
Fast & Easy operation
Screen Saver
Resume play
Preprogram & random play
Child & Parental lock
GUI (Graphic User Interface)
Program Play
Chapter Digest
Super Scanning
Instant Replay
Slow Repeat
Screen Fit
Multiple Zoom:
The Multiple Zoom function lets you vary the size of the image in six steps: 1/4, 1/3, 1/2, 2x, 3x and 4x.
OSD ( On Screen Display) Features:
Title/ Character/ Track selection
Time Search
Repeat/Time Display
Special JPEG Features:
Display the thumbnails of 12 pictures
Zoom the pictures
Rotate the pictures
Flip the pictures vertically or horizontally
Scan pictures by different effects
Special MP3 Features:
You can also choose different playback speeds.
Each song is recorded is as file
Screen Saver Functions:
This functions is used to turn the screen saver on or off.
Closed Caption
Closed caption are data that are hidden in the video signal on specific discs, invisible without a special decoder.
This Player's Component video jack can output progressive signals compatible for a PAL or NTSC TV.
Picture Settings
Brightness adjustment
Contrast Adjustment
Tint Adjustment
Color Adjustment (Saturation)

100-240 Volts 50/60 Hertz Auto Switching -

(W x H x D): 17" x 1.8" x 12"
Weight: 7.3 pounds

Composite Video Out - Cable included at no charge
S-Video Out - Cable can be bought from our site
Component Video Out (Y, Pb, Pr) -
RCA Audio Output - Cable included at no charge
Optical Digital Audio Output Terminal for 5.1 channel Surround
Coaxial Digital Audio Output Terminal for 5.1 channel Surround

Batteries for Remote
Instruction manual
Stereo AV cables
Warranty and Support:

Lifetime warranty on the code free functionality of the unit - Full Details