Arcam is well known for its mid-range audiophile products, so it's understandable that the company has taken a bit of time to get into Blu-ray. After all, a new format means an entirely new way of doing things.
We all remember back a few years ago when the BDP-83 launched , bringing high-end features at a mid-level price. It was an impressive player then, and while it's still impressive now, it lacks some of the capabilities of newer players. The BDP-93 is Oppo's answer to that criticism.