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 Post subject: Pioneer LD-870 LaserVision Player
PostPosted: 08 Nov 2013, 03:41 
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This is a no frills laserdisc player that has all the basic functions that you'll need.

PROS:
Based on a simple to work on chassis.
Has good picture quality for a BOL player.
Can play most DiscoVision discs without trouble.
I have gotten it to play a GM disc but it doesn't recognize it as a CLV or a CAV disc.
Very reliable.
Can enable CX on discs without the Auto-CX code.

CONS:
There is only analog sound.
Laser locks on early CLV titles.
Can't play CDs.

CONCLUSION:
Great player for a newcomer to the format who isn't sure if they stick with it, but also makes a great backup player in case your main player has to be repaired. If you find one I wouldn't spend more than $15-$20 for it.
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 Post subject: Re: Pioneer LD-870 LaserVision Player
PostPosted: 08 Nov 2013, 21:38 
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appears to be roughly based on the 1990 CLD-1080 chassis. -1080 was my very first LDP, only had it for a month or so
before it's destruction in a rather careless accident. Oooooh, Get Me... 8-)
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