Monday, 01 March 1999
Having waited out the first generation of DVD players to pass through
the market, the $599 Toshiba SD-2108 is the first DVD player that has
found its way into my home theater. After all the hype that accompanied
the launch of DVD, I can say with confidence that the SD-2108 has
fulfilled - even surpassed my expectations of the new format.
Providing a DTS output, ColorStream component video outputs, one
S-video, one composite video and one component video output, the
SD-2108 is ready to mate with even the most demanding video
applications. Audio connections include both Toslink, and coaxial
digital outputs as well as two pairs of analog audio outputs.
Before I get to the performance of the SD-2108, let me stroke the good
people at Toshiba for designing a well thought out, intuitive and
responsive remote that made using the player an absolute joy. I
particularly enjoyed the 2X, 8X, and 30X ...