Portable DVD w/o Screen


Pound for pound, the PDV-20 provides the biggest AV thrills around. The PDV-20 offers Dolby Digital/dts processing/output, a high-end D-A converter for crystalline audio, plus a twin-wave pickup for stunning video. Connect up to a portable screen, or jack into your home theater system- either way, it's great entertainment.

Performance Features:

  • Thinnest and Smallest in the Portable DVD Category
  • Internal Stereo Speakers and Two Headphone Jacks
  • Three Picture Modes: Cinema, Animation, Standard
  • 32 key Credit Card Style Remote
  • Auto Power Off
  • 96kHz sampling frequency, 24bit resolution Audio D/A Converter With 96kHz/24bit digital output(when permitted by software provider)
  • DVD Resume Playback(after stop)
  • dts DVD Digital Output
  • Twin Wave Laser Pickup
  • Bit Rate display
  • Pioneer Exclusive Viter-Bi RF Decoding process for improved DVD error correcting capability
  • Accurate Digital Servo for precise data reading
  • Automatic Gain Level Adjustment minimizes jitter of individual discs
  • 10 Bit Video DAC
  • DVD/DVD-RW/Video CD/CD-R/CD-RW/CD Compatible

Convenience Features:

  • New On Screen Display (English/Spanish/French)
  • Condition Memory recalls set-up conditions such as Language, Subtitle, Aspect Ratio and Mode for up to 15 discs
  • Last Memory for DVD recalls last scene played and set-up conditions for 5 DVDs
  • Selectable Background Color
  • Digital Output Select (48kHz or 96kHz)
  • Angle Mark ON/OFF
  • One Step Play

Output Terminals:


  • S Video Output x 1(using attached cable)
  • Composite Video Output x 1 (using attached cable)


  • AC-3 Bit Stream / PCM Optical Output x 1
  • Analog Audio Output x 1 (using attached cable)


  • 1 Year Parts and Labor


  • AV Cable
  • S Video Cable

Accessories (optional):

  • Battery Pack
  • Battery Case
  • Battery Charger
  • (May be purchased from Pioneer Service. Please call: 1-800-421-1404).

*Since the reflection ratio of CD-R/CD-RW discs is a little bit lower than that of CD discs, the pickup may not be able to play some CD-R discs, depending on the condition of the discs and pickup.