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post #61 of 74 Old 12-26-2013, 02:45 PM
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I have a Sony S570 used mainly for playing CD but I do have a few SACD. The CD contacts Gracenote for album information but the SACD does not. This is strange but normal for the S570. I would like to upgrade the Blu-ray player, but are there any that display all the information of a regular CD when playing a SACD?

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What best player only for DVD-Audio? The main thing - the quiet reading discs. I can listen to at night. May be Classe Audio CDP502?
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What best player only for DVD-Audio? The main thing - the quiet reading discs. I can listen to at night. May be Classe Audio CDP502?

Hard to argue with Oppo. I replaced my aging BDP-83 with the 105 this weekend. Direct to an Emotiva UPA-7 amp.


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I purchased a Sony BDP-S5100 to play my SACDs and am now looking for a comparably priced DVD-A player that plays Blu-rays...Does anyone have any suggestions?
Wow! It's ben a year since I started this thread and my Denon DVD-3910 (that stopped playing SACDs) still plays DVD-As flawlessly and I love the fact that the $110 Sony BDP-S5100 Blu ray player works GREAT with SACDs...That said, I am still looking for a cost effective/comparable Blu ray player that plays DVD-As when the Denon finally bites the dust. Anyone?
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Wow! Are there really no inexpensive Blu ray players that can play DVD-Audio?
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Wow! Are there really no inexpensive Blu ray players that can play DVD-Audio?
I haven't seen a combo player that plays all three, blu,SACD DVD-A, for under a 100 but I really have not been actively looking for one either. Check out the blu ray player thread as well if you haven't already. When I was looking a few Pioneer models would show up at Best Buy in their open box area.
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I haven't seen a combo player that plays all three, blu,SACD DVD-A, for under a 100 but I really have not been actively looking for one either....
Thanks. I really am looking only for a Blu ray player that decodes DVD-A and it doesn't need to be under a hundred dollars but I've been real impressed with my Sony that was near that price and is an excellent SACD player that happens to play Blu rays.
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Thanks. I really am looking only for a Blu ray player that decodes DVD-A and it doesn't need to be under a hundred dollars but I've been real impressed with my Sony that was near that price and is an excellent SACD player that happens to play Blu rays.
I have that Sony model too and have been pretty impressed with SACD play. Good luck with your search.
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I haven't seen a combo player that plays all three, blu, SACD, DVD-A for under a 100 but I really have not been actively looking for one either.
If it's still available, the most cost effective combo player I've seen is the Pioneer BDP-450... But it's way over $100.00

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If it's still available, the most cost effective combo player I've seen is the Pioneer BDP-450... But it's way over $100.00
Thanks but I'm no longer looking I ended up with an Oppo. As for the OP he only needs a blu ray that does DVD A, not all 3.
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Wow! Are there really no inexpensive Blu ray players that can play DVD-Audio?
I'd be surprised if there were any players being made new today other than Oppo that decode DVD-Audio. And if they are, they're likely close to if not more expensive than an Oppo player.
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I'd be surprised if there were any players being made new today other than Oppo that decode DVD-Audio. And if they are, they're likely close to if not more expensive than an Oppo player.

Thanks. I understand the Oppo is a good player but I really am disappointed that no one is making a Blu ray player that decodes DVD-A as well as the Sony does SACDs. Heck, I'd pay 3 times the cost for it but 5 times doesn't seem prudent to me.
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Although it's sad that new disc players are excluding support for DVD-A playback it's not all that surprising when you consider the disc format is (bar the shouting) - dead

Annoyingly, Sony's money machine has managed to win both the high-def video (Blu-ray) and audio (SACD) disc formats war That said... Personally I do actually prefer SACD...

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Thanks. I understand the Oppo is a good player but I really am disappointed that no one is making a Blu ray player that decodes DVD-A as well as the Sony does SACDs. Heck, I'd pay 3 times the cost for it but 5 times doesn't seem prudent to me.
There are players that do decode DVD A as well as the Sony does SACD, it's just that they also decode SACD. There doesn't seem to be a blu ray player that just does blu and DVD A. The Pioneer model if still available was cheaper than the Oppo. If anything goes wrong with your Sony you have a backup.
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