Compacks DVD6972 multi-region DVD player for under £18

Home cinema

A DVD player for less than the price of some new release discs? Yes indeed – the Compacks DVD6972 DVD player is selling on Amazon for just £17.89 – and it’s even multi-region.

For the money (if you just want plain and simple playback) it isn’t bad. Apart from being multi-region, it’s compatible with standard DVDs, along with DVD-R, VCD, CD-DA, CD-R/RW, CD, MP3, HD-CD, J-PEG and Kodak picture CD. There’s also multi-angle viewing, slow motion playback, parental lock function and the option to programme a running order for your audio CDs. And of course, there’s a remote.

The downside? Well, it doesn’t come with a scart lead, but if you’re paying this kind of money, I’m sure you can stretch to one. It’s available now from the Amazon website. Have you seen a player cheaper? Let us know.

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Dave Walker
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