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Originally Posted by wadec22
I've owned both, blu ray and dvd picture quality is identical. if you want/need the better streaming options or larger number of playable media files via USB/network - get the Oppo. If you don't, save a few $ and get the Marantz.
Agreed on the features. However, unless you find a deal on the Marantz the Oppo-103 (non Darbee edition) is actually cheaper. There might actually be some refurbs for sale at oppodigital.com as well for less.
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