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50BMG

Good till something better comes along

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Pros: Has Dolby Digital Bitstream Re-Encode

Cons: It's not a PS3 - controls are primitive by comparison

My Re-furbished BD-D6500 arrived today. Easily hooked up and working. I own several other Samsung BD players, and a Samsung Plasma TV, but this unit was for my home theater projector setup. It supplements a PS3 which for reasons I won't get into here, I will not re-flash to the latest firmware. The 6500 was selected because it will work with my home streaming network server, because it can bitstream re-encode my DTS-only BD disks to AC3 for my aging THX Surround Processor, and because I can re-flash it to keep it's encryption keys current without worrying about losing features or compatibility with my content. The AC3 re-encode output [optical] works as advertised once the settings...
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