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Sony BDPS790 3D Blu-ray Player Reviews

JCP1740

Excellent picture and audio, but does have a problem with some discs.

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Pros: Picture and sound are excellent, apps are plentyful, easy to set up, quick set up on Net. Nice touch sensors on unit. Remote works fine.

Cons: Occasionally a disk will lock up, studder, or not even play. This is very seldom, but it does happen.

I really can't tell anything on the upgrade to 4K quality as I use this Sony BR player mainly on my Sony G70 projector with a Moome HDMI card adaptor and it won't do 4K, but it does 1080P. I have a 10' screen. The picture quality in Blue Ray mode is excellent. I also watch regular DVDs and they look great too with the processing this S790 does. Once in a while I get a Netflix disk that stutters or locks up, and sometimes if I wipe it, it will play, but sometimes it just won't. I can put this same disk in my Panasonic BDT310 and it will play fine. I also use it for streaming movies from Netflix and it has excellent high quality pictures with no problems and loads reasonably fast with my...
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sdmf74

overall good blu ray player

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Pros: lots of outputs, decent remote, responsive menu, wifi, 4k upscaling, gracenote, SACD,excellent picture quality, deep black level

Cons: slow to load discs, no divx

I purchased my Sony "flagship" blu ray player shortly after it came out in June or July of last year so I could watch movies on my new LED tv I also bought at that time. One of the reasons for choosing this model was because of the dual HDMI outputs and also because it was a higher end unit than most available where it was sold. I'm still rockin a Yamaha reciever without 3D passthrough so that feature stood out. It also features both coaxial and toslink audio outputs, a bonus if you own an older reciever with limited digital inputs. The unit feels solid and has a little weght to it unlike some of the cheaper models I have seen. The remote is Sony's standard slim remote with basic...
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