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Old 02-19-2008   #34
rex
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Default Re: What is the best Blu-ray player on the market right now?

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Originally Posted by CliffH View Post
Can someone recomend a Blu-ray player that has a good up conversion chip for SD Disks. I was thinking of getting the Samsung BD-UP5000 because it has a reon Chip for SD upconversion and is supposed to have a great sd output but I read a few reviews on Amazon that said they purchased the player since it came out in January and it is pretty buggy. It only does Dolby True HD in 2 channels and freezes up and must be re booted from time to time. Is there a blu-ray player in the $500 range that has a similar Reon type chip for upconversion. I have several hundred DVD's and would like to get the best picture from them as I build my Blu-ray collection.
Cliff,
Since current console players won't be upgradeable to 2.0, the only BR player that it makes sense to buy now is the PS3. However, I believe The Reon-VX HQV video processor is available in the high end Denon DVD-2500BTCI Blu transport, and the lower end model Samsung BD-P1200 Blu player. See:
http://arstechnica.com/news.ars/post...of-player.html

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