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post #18061 of 18065 Old 04-22-2015, 03:39 PM
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Well.... The Panasonic BD81 doesn't support 3D. Personally I like Panasonic's GUI. I hate Sony's GUI. That said, any standalone BD player will bitstream lossless audio with 2D or 3D material. Panasonic and Sony are the two most reliable players. Options would be the Sony 5200 (last year's model)/5500 (current year), or Panasonic 360 (last year)/270 (this year). All players will have some sort of smart options and all will have HDMI CEC. Each manufacturer has its own name... Vierralink, etc.


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Well, the PS3 is software based, so it's not surprising you are seeing a difference. Good luck. I haven't had any problems with my Sony players. Keep everyone informed on your impressions in the 5500 thread.


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HDMI Inputs - i.e. using BR Player as AV Hub

Besides the Oppo (BDP-105) and the Cambridge 752BD is anyone aware of another unit that can be the hub, including volume control to directly feed an amp?
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Nope, not in a standalone player.

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Besides the Oppo (BDP-105) and the Cambridge 752BD is anyone aware of another unit that can be the hub, including volume control to directly feed an amp?
Nope, not even the Pioneer LX88 - I think they missed a trick there, considering the price of it. But then again, if anyone wants a recommendation for the best blu ray player, then the Oppo 105 & The CA 752BD are head and shoulders better than any other on the market. If your budget allows they are a no brainer.

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