Blu-ray Player Reviews (128 Reviews)


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Oct 11, 2008

Samsung BD-P1500 Blu-Ray Player Reviewed

Out of the box, the new BD-P1500 is a Profile 1.1 Blu-ray player, but it does have an Ethernet port...and Samsung plans to release a firmware upgrade to enable support of BD-Live Web features. Its $400 asking price is currently a good deal in the Blu-ray realm. Continue Reading
Samsung BD-P1500 Blu-Ray Player Reviewed

Oct 11, 2008

Pioneer Elite BDP-95FD Blu-ray Player Reviewed

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. Continue Reading
Pioneer Elite BDP-95FD Blu-ray Player Reviewed

Oct 11, 2008

Philips BDP7200 Blu-ray Player Reviewed

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. Continue Reading
Philips BDP7200 Blu-ray Player Reviewed

Oct 11, 2008

Panasonic DMP-BD50 Blu-ray Player Reviewed

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. Continue Reading
Panasonic DMP-BD50 Blu-ray Player Reviewed

Oct 11, 2008

Panasonic DMP-BD30 Blu-ray Player Reviewed

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. Continue Reading
Panasonic DMP-BD30 Blu-ray Player Reviewed

Oct 11, 2008

Goldmund Edios 20 BD Blu-ray Player Reviewed

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. Continue Reading
Goldmund Edios 20 BD Blu-ray Player Reviewed

Oct 11, 2008

Denon DVD-3800BDCi Blu-ray Player Reviewed

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. Continue Reading
Denon DVD-3800BDCi Blu-ray Player Reviewed

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