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Pioneer Elite BDP-95FD Blu-ray Player Reviewed

Pioneer Elite BDP-95FD Blu-ray Player Reviewed

By Adrienne Maxwell

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars
 

Pioneer's Elite brand represents a higher level of design and performance, and these products generally carry a higher price tag. The Elite BDP-95FD ($999) is a Profile 1.0 Blu-ray player that offers good performance but is currently lean in key features. Firmware updates may come, though. Read More

 
Philips BDP7200 Blu-ray Player Reviewed

Philips BDP7200 Blu-ray Player Reviewed

By Adrienne Maxwell

Overall Rating
4 Stars
 

Philips' latest Blu-ray player, the BDP7200 ($399), is a Profile 1.1 player that does not offer network connectivity to access BD-Live features. It's a fairly quick player that has multichannel analog audio outputs but not internal high-resolution audio decoding. Read More

 
Panasonic DMP-BD50 Blu-ray Player Reviewed

Panasonic DMP-BD50 Blu-ray Player Reviewed

By Adrienne Maxwell

Overall Rating
4 Stars
 

Panasonic is often one step ahead in the Blu-ray realm, and the new DMP-BD50 ($599.95) is one of the first Profile 2.0 players on the market. That means it offers network connectivity to access the BD-Live Web features that appear on some Blu-ray discs. Read More

 
Panasonic DMP-BD30 Blu-ray Player Reviewed

Panasonic DMP-BD30 Blu-ray Player Reviewed

By Adrienne Maxwell

Overall Rating
4 Stars
 

Although the DMP-BD30 ($499.95) has been on the market for over a year, this Profile 1.1 player is still a worthwhile option for someone who is not interested in BD-Live bonus content. It is best mated with a newer receiver that has high-resolution audio decoding. Read More

 
Goldmund Edios 20 BD Blu-ray Player Reviewed

Goldmund Edios 20 BD Blu-ray Player Reviewed

By Jerry Del Colliano

Overall Rating
2 Stars
 

If you've got $16,900 burning a hole in your pocket and want to purchase an extremely well-built, hand-crafted Blu-ray player, Goldmund has just the device for you. This product is clearly targeted at the video and audio enthusiast who cares more about performance than features like BD-Live. Read More

 
Denon DVD-3800BDCi Blu-ray Player Reviewed

Denon DVD-3800BDCi Blu-ray Player Reviewed

By Adrienne Maxwell

Overall Rating
4 Stars
 

Denon's flagship Blu-ray model, the DVD-3800BDCI ($1,999) is a well-crafted Profile 1.1 player that uses the Silicon Optix Realta HQV video processor. It sports high-resolution audio decoding and 7.1-channel analog audio outputs, as well as RS-232 for advanced system integration. Read More