Not wanting the thread to drift to far, I just wanted to post this.
A major 16 store midwest retailer just put up on their web site a Bonus view profile 1.1 player for $50.09.
$50 Profile 1.1 Blu-ray player Sherwood BDP5003 (for $50.09 before shipping)
Yes - you read it right. A profile 1.1 player for $50.
I be damned. Not a mistake, and its a real Blu-ray player, not just a description error.
The retailer is a mid west electronics white goods and furniture retailer with more than a dozen stores in the Midwest.http://www.americantv.com/itemDetail...dENkPTUwNDE%3D
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Blu Ray DVD Player
Blu Ray DVD Player
Plays CD, DVD, & Blu Ray Disc
Capability of 1080p output from Blu Ray
Sacles Standard DVD's to 720p
1080i or 1080p w/HDMI 1.3 Output
WXHXD 2.19X16.94X10.25 5LBS
How to get it...
Yes Normally ships within 1 - 2 days
Sherwood BDP-5003 Blu-ray Disc Player - Product Review and Rating
Tuesday December 30, 2008
The BDP-5003 is Sherwood's first venture into Blu-ray Disc player territory. Features of the BDP-5003 include playback of Blu-ray Discs at full 1080p/60 or 1080p/24 resolution and Standard DVD upscaling to 1080p via the HDMI output. The BDP-5003 does not have built-in audio decoders, but does provide Bitstream output for all formats including both Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD via its HDMI 1.3a output. The BDP-5003 adheres to Profile 1.1 (Bonus View) specifications, but with no Ethernet port or memory expansion slot, is not upgradable to Profile 2.0 (BD-Live). On the other hand, both video and audio quality are very good. To find out if the Sherwood BDP-5003 is the right Blu-ray Disc Player for you, check out both my Short and Full Reviews, as well as a Photo Profile and Video Performance Test Results. Photos (c) Robert Silva - Licensed to About.com
Founded in 1954, American has built a market-leading reputation for exceptional customer service, selection, and price earning us numerous awards as an outstanding retailer of furniture, consumer electronics and appliances. Over the years, American has become known for building stunning, beautiful retail stores and for maintaining them meticulously.
Corporate headquarters are based in Madison, Wisconsin, with 15 current retail stores:
Wisconsin (six stores): Madison East, Madison West, Brown Deer, Waukesha, Oak Creek, Appleton.
Illinois (three stores): Peoria, Rockford, O'Fallon.
Iowa (two stores): Des Moines, Davenport.
Missouri (three stores): Bridgeton, Fenton, Cottleville
Michigan (one store): Marquette
Each store averages 125 employees and is approximately 130,000 square feet in size. Two distribution centers, on the outskirts of both Milwaukee and St Louis, as well as a 44,000 square foot service center in Madison support our retail operations. These 15 stores will generate total sales of approximately $450 million and employ over 2000 people.
Two important elements of American's mission and vision are to "serve and support the community" as well as our "dedication to community partnership". Nowhere is this more evident than in the support American and its employees give to the United Way. In addition to the various volunteer roles that American employees assume, from board members to volunteer fire fighters, American also supports numerous charitable and community organizations.
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