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post #18091 of 18102 Old 04-28-2015, 08:40 PM
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Marantz seems to have a solid eleven pounds universal Blu-ray player for less than three clams. ...Plays SACDs and DVD-Audio discs. ...Good lookin' too. ...UD5007. It's high though; @ 4.2"
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Marantz seems to have a solid eleven pounds universal Blu-ray player for less than three clams. ...Plays SACDs and DVD-Audio discs. ...Good lookin' too. ...UD5007. It's high though; @ 4.2"
It looks like the price is twice that. Am I looking in the wrong places?
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Marantz seems to have a solid eleven pounds universal Blu-ray player for less than three clams. ...Plays SACDs and DVD-Audio discs. ...Good lookin' too. ...UD5007. It's high though; @ 4.2"
Now THAT's what I'm talkin' about - a disc player that weighs more than a baby.

But seriously, it does have IR in (and out) that the previous poster is looking for, and can slow time with its own gravity.
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It looks like the price is twice that. Am I looking in the wrong places?
Every where that I have looked it is $599??? That is OPPO territory.............. Oppo is the best, RIGHT?
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Every where that I have looked it is $599??? That is OPPO territory.............. Oppo is the best, RIGHT?
A4L has refurbs for USD $299.
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Hi all,

Is the DVD up conversion any better on a blu ray player than a DVD player? Also, have any up converting improvements been made over the past few years that would be generally noticed on any new and good model ?

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Every where that I have looked it is $599??? That is OPPO territory.............. Oppo is the best, RIGHT?
I have found no better.

What you got back home, little sister, to play your fuzzy warbles on? I bet you got little save pitiful, portable picnic players. Come with uncle and hear all proper! Hear angel trumpets and devil trombones. You are invited.
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Every where that I have looked it is $599??? That is OPPO territory.............. Oppo is the best, RIGHT?
Please remember that authorized D+M resellers are only allowed to advertise full list price. To get the actual selling price you have to call them on the phone.

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The experience you've had with your Panasonic player is a decent indicator. I suggest you look closely at Panasonic & Sony players and select the one that best matches your desire for features and give it a go. My experience says these manufacturers do a good job and offer a quality product. I expect your Panasonic DMP-BD35 still plays all current releases just fine . another indicator you might pay attention to . .
Thank you, Rich86. I have been very happy with my Panasonic BD35 except for the very slow load times with newer titles, though it does play 99% of every BR I've tried. It's running the latest FW, which IIRC is about 3 years old at least.


The new house will have a dedicated theater (a 1st for me!) so the old Panny is staying in the living room. I will check out the newer Panasonic and Sony players.
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Every where that I have looked it is $599??? That is OPPO territory.............. Oppo is the best, RIGHT?
Except for bossobass' revelation about the clipping in the Oppo LFE channel (analog out)?
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Arrow Oppo 103 and 105 (and 103D and 105D)

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Excellent reliability. Excellent customer service. Excellent PQ (all players are pretty much the same for BluRay, but Oppo is better than many others for upscaled DVDs). Excellent audio (all players are pretty much the same for digital audio via HDMI, but the Oppo will be better than many other players if you use analog audio out from the player).
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Except for that audio bass clipping issue. ...From the multichannel analog out. ...LFE/Bass
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Every where that I have looked it is $599??? (Marantz UD5700). That is OPPO territory.............. Oppo is the best, RIGHT?
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Except for bossobass' revelation about the clipping in the Oppo LFE channel (analog out)?
Yes indeed.

* But everything is fine when using the HDMI connection in both Bitstream and LPCM audio out.
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Since I use 2-channel only with my 105, not an issue for me.
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