This unit does exactly what we wanted it to do. It plays one movie on both screens or two different movies at once. Sure, it does other things like play photo CDs, but really who does that? MP3 CD? Uh, yeah, I guess so, but even cheapo MP3 players will hold a couple of gigs, making this function pretty much useless. Because it has earphone jacks, my wife and I can still listen to our own music/MP3/book on CD while the kids both have their own entertainment. To be clear, we just use this for long trips, and even then it's limited use (1 movie each way to Grandma's house 6 hours away), but not having to listen to anyone fight about which movie goes in when makes it TOTALLY worth it to spring for the two players, in my opinion. Other comments have mentioned that it doesn't have stellar picture on the second screen if they're sharing a movie. If you're older than 12, you might notice this. For non videophiles, though, it's certainly watchable. I'd say 9 out of 10 on the first unit and maybe 7 or 7 1/2 on the second. (Note to Philips: it really wouldn't be hard to make the two units connect by HDMI or another digital method instead of the lame 1/8" A/V analog one.) Is it sleek and glossy? No, but again, you're not really paying for design here, right? Another minor negative is that the car power cord is a little thin, so you'll need to be careful with it. Also, the way it mounts to the headrest is a little flimsy; it's a little loose for my taste, but it's secure enough, I suppose. Also, be aware that these likely won't fit in most dual screen bags -- even those for 9" players -- because the dual players are thicker than 1 screen + 1 player. With that said, we're definitely happy with the purchase. To their credit, Philips provided two AC adapters, so if you were going to a hotel, both kids could watch different DVDs in different rooms. Presumably this would work at home as well, though we don't watch that much TV as a family that we're willing to give a 5th and a 1st grader their own DVD players. For occasional travel in the car, though, it works great.
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