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Anyone know of a decent Blue Ray mini player with an HDMI output that will fit in a 13" wide x 3.25" high x 11" deep hole? It will be for my RV, feeding a LCD tv, directly above (now a 26" model, but later planning to upgrade to a 40-42" model).

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Magnavox use to(maybe still does??) make a smaller BD player as well as Vizio and Sony.
IMO the Sony is the nicest but I think lacks most except HDMI output.
BTW the standard abbreviation for Blu-Ray player is BD, I use to use BR too but it's kind of a no-no around here
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Thanks Jeff. That Sony BDP-S185 looks perfect! (actually I'll get the Costco version, the BX18, can't beat their return policy).
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I spotted a Samsung Smart BR Player in Walmart today. It was half the size of a regular player, so if you haven't bought the Sony yet, you may want to look this one over.
http://www.samsung.com/us/video/blu-...S6000/ZA-specs

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Thanks, that one sure is tiny!
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I agree, not much larger than a external PC drive. The $229 retail is a bit high although I'd have to think W/M would be lower. One thing I did notice(other than a poorly done website with no pictures of the remote and none of the back(but 3 of the front)) is this player has NO analog outputs, only HDMI and digital audio! Call me old school but I'd like at least composite and L&R audio for a fallback.
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The Sony S390 is very small, very cheap, and has composite outputs. Just got an open box myself for less than $100. I think the price club version is the BX39.
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Yeah, I had already picked up the Sony BX18 from Costco, for 80 bucks. Good enough for what I need, fits into the cubby hole under the TV perfectly. Thanks for all the help.
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Panasonic DMP-B200 - 8.9" screen, HDMI; it travels with me all the time.
Though, doesn't play SACD's.

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I agree, not much larger than a external PC drive. The $229 retail is a bit high although I'd have to think W/M would be lower. One thing I did notice(other than a poorly done website with no pictures of the remote and none of the back(but 3 of the front)) is this player has NO analog outputs, only HDMI and digital audio! Call me old school but I'd like at least composite and L&R audio for a fallback.

I forgot the price of the Samsung when originally posting, but checked again, and it's $199.

And agreed on the absence of composite & L/R audio outputs. Most households with HDTVs will still have older CRTs in other rooms, so it feels like they're shutting out potential sales by limiting boxes to just HDMI out.

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