Onkyo DV-CP802 Six-Disc Changer At A Glance & Ratings

At A Glance: Onkyo DV-CP802 Six-Disc Changer

Video: component (1), S-video (1), composite (1)
Audio: optical digital (1), coaxial digital (1), 7.1-channel analog (1), stereo analog (1)
Video: none
Audio: none
RI connection for use with Onkyo gear
Compatible Playback Formats: SACD, DVD-Audio, DVD-Video, DVD-R/-RW, CD, CD-R/-RW, MP3, JPEG, VideoCD
Possible Playback Resolutions: 480p/480i
Built-in Decoding: SACD, DVD-Audio, Dolby Digital, DTS, MPEG
Video D/A Converter: 12-bit/108-megahertz
Audio D/A Converter: 24-bit/192-kilohertz
Bass Management for Analog Outputs: Yes, for both SACD and DVD-Audio
Dimensions (H x W x D, inches): 5.188 x 17.125 x 17
Weight (pounds): 16.1
Price: $499


Onkyo DV-CP802 Six-Disc Changer

Build Quality: 93
The remote is small but sturdy
It's a more-substantial piece of machinery than most entry-level players

Value: 89
Are the extra disc slots worth a couple hundred dollars? On their own, maybe not. Add in the numerous tweaks and conveniences, and the answer is yes.

Features: 95
7.1 analog outs, plus a set of stereo analog outs to send the signal to a two-channel or Pro Logic receiver
A video-bypass switch

Performance: 90
The player's audio performance doesn't get in the way of other gear
Resolution is average, but otherwise the picture looks nice

Ergonomics: 93
The onscreen menus are easy to navigate
The manual is straightforward and thorough

Overall Rating: 91
This is the audio fan's entry-level disc changer. While its video performance isn't quite as good as that of other universal players in its price range, its audio features and performance are impressive, and it's an easy way to enjoy any disc in your collection.

General Information
DV-CP802 Six-Disc Universal Disc Changer, $499
Onkyo, (800) 229-1687
Dealer Locator Code ONK

(800) 229-1687