Originally Posted by J.J.
That is why people are afraid to jump into any format war. If you already have to upgrade and you already had to buy into both formats that is a lot of investment. You get stuck with 1080P players that only output 1080i and the secondary functions don't work and you may have expensive paper wieghts. The average guy can't afford it!!
And J.J. you are right. While I came close to getting a Toshiba HD DVD player, the investment in money and source material, must be considered. We need a true "universal player," that will play ALL formats, including HD DVD and Blu - Ray, SACD/DVD - A, with both formats most beneficial features.