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post #1 of 2 Old 12-28-2012, 01:56 PM - Thread Starter
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I am considering streamlining my disc players by purchasing a discontinued Pioneer Elite BDP-52FD Blu-ray/SACD/DVD-Audio player on the 'Bay for $200 or so.

http://www.pioneerelectronics.com/PUSA/Home/Blu-ray-Disc/Elite-Blu-ray-Disc-Players/BDP-52FD

I would like to simplify the rack and free up an HDMI jack for a Mac Mini.

I just can'y bite off the $500 admission on an Oppo. Has anyone over here in surround music group experienced one of these. I am currently using an inexpensive Sony BDP-S380 for Blu-ray/SACD and a Pioneer DV-48AV universal DVD player for DVD-Audio. Both players are connected to my Pioneer SC-25 receiver via HDMI.

Thanks in advance for any advice, Michael

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All the SACD and general feedback, including mine on the 140 are in the two Pioneer player threads. For SACD via digital/HDMI the Pioneer is certainly no worse and in fact more capable than Oppo for less money. The 62FD(440) is a 140 with DVD-A added. If you can wait, this year's 62FD is more like last year's 53FD but at 52FD's price. Or see if a 53FD comes up at a good price.

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