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Oppo UDP-203 & UDP-205 Ultra HD Blu-ray Players Review

— December 04, 2017 21:00

Oppo UDP-203 & UDP-205 Ultra HD Blu-ray Players Review

We reviewed Oppo's newest Blu-ray players, the UDP-203 and UDP-205. With very responsive interfaces and state of the art playback performance The UDP-203/205 will leave you wanting very little.

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Oppo BDP-105 Blu-ray Player Review: The Universal Audiophile Dream Machine?

— March 06, 2015 08:00

Oppo BDP-105 Blu-ray Player Review: The Universal Audiophile Dream Machine?

Our review of the Oppo BDP-105 Blu-ray Player proves only a Star Trek holodeck could better your A/V experience than this source device. Live long and prosper and long live Oppo!

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Mark Levinson’s No. 5101 Plays SACDs Like It’s 1999!

— June 11, 2019 00:00

Mark Levinson’s No. 5101 Plays SACDs Like It’s 1999!

Mark Levinson introduced his No. 5101 CD/SACD player recently at the High End Audio Show in Munich. The No. 5101 also has network streaming, digital inputs and outputs, and a ““PrecisionLink II” DAC.

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Samsung BD-F5900 Blu-ray Player Review

— August 15, 2013 10:00

Samsung BD-F5900 Blu-ray Player Review

Review: Samsung BD-F5900 - For those that want a cheap solution for playing Blu-rays and streaming without the hassles of running wires, the Wi-Fi enabled Samsung BD-F5900 is a solid choice.

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Pioneer Elite UDP-LX500 4K UHD Blu-ray Player Targets Audiophiles

— September 08, 2018 08:00

Pioneer Elite UDP-LX500 4K UHD Blu-ray Player Targets Audiophiles

Pioneer’s Elite series UDP-LX500 is the first 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player from the company. With its audiophile ambitions and ability to play DVD-A and SACD, will it fill the shoes of Oppo? Read on.

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SONY BDP-S780 3D Network Blu-ray Player Review

Adam Liebling — November 06, 2011 21:11

SONY BDP-S780 3D Network Blu-ray Player Review

The Sony BDP-S780 is one of the best values in 3D networking Blu-ray players today. It loads movies quickly and offers a host of networking options with a great HD picture quality.

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Panasonic Shows Off Its New Flagship DP-UB9000 Ultra HD Blu-ray Player

— June 26, 2018 00:00

Panasonic Shows Off Its New Flagship DP-UB9000 Ultra HD Blu-ray Player

Panasonic’s DP-UB9000 Ultra HD Blu-ray player is packed with cutting-edge video technologies and hopes to fill the high-performance void left by the late Oppo Digital players. Will they pull it off?

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Oppo BDP-93 Universal 3D Blu-ray Player Full Review

— March 15, 2011 05:05

Oppo BDP-93 Universal 3D Blu-ray Player Full Review

How do you upgrade the number one solution for Blu-ray on the market? It's hard, but Oppo Digital did it with the BDP-93 (still) Universal 3D Blu-ray player. Netflix, HDMI x 2, Wi-Fi, 3D... Wow.

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OPPO UDP-205 Universal Ultra HD Blu-ray Player Preview

— April 23, 2017 19:00

OPPO UDP-205 Universal Ultra HD Blu-ray Player Preview

OPPO's UDP-205 4K Ultra HD Audiophile Blu-ray player brings state of the art audio & video performance with a top shelf headphone preamp and USB DAC. Read our preview to see what makes it so special.

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Toshiba BDX2700 Blu-ray Player Review

— October 22, 2010 09:28

Toshiba BDX2700 Blu-ray Player Review

Toshiba is finding itself adrift amidst a sea of Blu-ray players with its BDX2700, but the Blu-ray player has everything you could need: high quality BD playback and streaming movies and music.

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OPPO UDP-203 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc Player Preview

— December 22, 2016 18:00

OPPO UDP-203 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc Player Preview

So you got a new 4K Ultra HD TV for Christmas and you need 4K content to watch? OPPO has you covered with their new UDP-203 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray disc player. Read on to see if its right for you.

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Lexicon BD-30 Blu-ray Player (Oppo BDP-83 Clone) Review

— January 15, 2010 14:30

Lexicon BD-30 Blu-ray Player (Oppo BDP-83 Clone) Review

We discovered the Lexicon BD-30 is an Oppo BDP-83 Blu-ray Player with a $3k premium. We prove this with pictures, measurements and an official response from THX. Lexicon no longer sells this product.

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Oppo UDP-203 Ultra HD Blu-ray Player Sneak Peek

— September 26, 2016 11:00

Oppo UDP-203 Ultra HD Blu-ray Player Sneak Peek

Oppo gave us an exclusive look at their new UDP-203 Ultra HD Universal Blu-ray player at the CEDIA 2016 Expo. State of the art HD audio and video with a fast responding interface is promised and more.

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Denon DVD-A1UDCI Universal Blu-ray Player Review

— October 21, 2009 00:00

Denon DVD-A1UDCI Universal Blu-ray Player Review

The Denon DVD-A1UDCI Universal Blu-ray player exemplifies flagship performance for all formats including Blu-ray, SACD, DVD-A and standard DVD. I was always in shock and awe at its performance.

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Yamaha BD-S681 and AVENTAGE BD-A1060 Blu-ray Player Preview

— August 14, 2016 10:00

Yamaha BD-S681 and AVENTAGE BD-A1060 Blu-ray Player Preview

Yamaha recently introduced their new BD-S681 and AVENTAGE BD-A1060 Blu-ray players that play high end audio sources and also upconvert standard Blu-ray discs to 4K Ultra HD Quality. Check them out.

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LG BD390 Network Blu-ray Player with Wi-Fi Review

— July 29, 2009 04:00

LG BD390 Network Blu-ray Player with Wi-Fi Review

LG Electronics is bringing networking video to its consumers in droves through the use of BD Profile 2.0 players like the BD390. This player boasts wireless n technology which means that users can

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Kaleidescape Alto Movie Player Preview

— December 18, 2014 06:30

Kaleidescape Alto Movie Player Preview

The Kaleidescape Alto Movie Player seems to be the same player as the Cinema One we previewed, but with a firmware update to fix Blu-ray streaming. It is also $1,500 less than the Cinema One.

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Oppo BDP-83 Universal Blu-ray Player Review

— June 03, 2009 00:25

Oppo BDP-83 Universal Blu-ray Player Review

Review: The Oppo BDP-83 Universal Blu-ray player is the first Blu-ray player that also supports DVD-A and SACD audio formats. Impressive!

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Pioneer Elite BDP-85FD and BDP-88FD Blu-ray Player Preview

— September 29, 2014 13:00

Pioneer Elite BDP-85FD and BDP-88FD Blu-ray Player Preview

Pioneer Elite BDP-85FD and BDP-88FD Blu-ray players promise the ultimate in audio and video performance. At $2000 for the flagship BDP-88FD and $1000 for the BDP-85FD, consumers should expect no less.

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Memorex MVBD2510 Blu-ray Player Review

— December 31, 2008 12:14

Memorex MVBD2510 Blu-ray Player Review

The MVBD2510 is one of the most inexpensive Blu-ray players to hit store shelves in 2008. The trouble is this player offers only mediocre playback quality of both DVDs and BD content. It will

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Yamaha AVENTAGE BD-A1040 Universal Blu-ray Player Preview

— August 13, 2014 08:00

Yamaha AVENTAGE BD-A1040 Universal Blu-ray Player Preview

Preview: The Yamaha AVENTAGE BD-A1040 Blu-ray player is compatible with a variety of disc formats including SACD and DVD-A. WiFi and Bluetooth are integrated so users can stream content from the net.

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Oppo DV-983H Flagship Universal DVD Player Review

— June 23, 2008 07:00

Oppo DV-983H Flagship Universal DVD Player Review

The Oppo DV-983H Universal DVD player supports all of the latest audio formats and does a darn good job with video too. Read our review.

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Marantz UD7007 Universal Blu-ray Player Review

, — July 30, 2014 08:00

Marantz UD7007 Universal Blu-ray Player Review

Review: Marantz's UD7007 Universal Blu-ray Player isn't cheap at $1,199. However, it offers a plethora of features, top notch build quality, and excellent AV performance for DVD-A and SACD and 2CH.

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Toshiba HD-A35 HD DVD Player

— February 02, 2008 19:43

Toshiba HD-A35 HD DVD Player

Some may say that the Toshiba HD-A35 is the last of a dying breed as it is the current top-of-the line HD DVD player. With the Warner’s recent shift over to the Blu-ray camp, it may very well be.

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Emotiva ERC-8T High Resolution Audio Preview

— April 01, 2014 13:10

Emotiva ERC-8T High Resolution Audio Preview

Preview: Emotiva ERC-8T High Resolution Audio Player to stun the industry and set a new bar for performance and convenience pushing the 8-Track format to new heights. A must have for audiophiles.

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Sony BDP-S300 Blu-ray Player Review

— November 06, 2007 09:55

Sony BDP-S300 Blu-ray Player Review

While the Sony BDP-S300 is an entry level Blu-ray player, entry level doesn't necessarily mean cheap. At $500, you're getting a capable high definition video player and that's about it. The

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Yamaha BD-S677 Blu-ray 3D Player Preview

— March 05, 2014 08:00

Yamaha BD-S677 Blu-ray 3D Player Preview

Priced at $329.95, Yamaha's new BD-S677 Blu-ray 3D player is packed with amenities included a built in WiFi antenna. Much more than a disc player, read on to see what Yamaha is bringing to the table.

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Toshiba HD-A2 HD DVD Player Review

— October 29, 2007 11:16

Toshiba HD-A2 HD DVD Player Review

There are numerous other reviews for the A2 floating around the Internet, but sometimes a new perspective is a good thing, especially when this will surely be at a great price point very soon (rumor

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Toshiba BDX6400 Symbio Media Box and Blu-ray Player Review

— January 28, 2014 17:00

Toshiba BDX6400 Symbio Media Box and Blu-ray Player Review

Review: Toshiba's new Symbio BDX6400 is promising not only a 4k upscaling Blu-ray player but a WiFi enabled media box that will stream content from the Internet or your local devices.

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NeoDigits Helios X5000 HD Network Media Player

— November 27, 2006 19:00

NeoDigits Helios X5000 HD Network Media Player

When I was asked if I was interested in reviewing the Helios X5000, I said ‘yes’ out of hand. You can’t be a reviewer and not be interested in reviewing nearly everything that comes across your desk.

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Sharp SD-WH1000U Universal Blu-ray Player and Wireless Bridge Preview

— January 21, 2014 08:00

Sharp SD-WH1000U Universal Blu-ray Player and Wireless Bridge Preview

Sharp announced their new SD-WH1000U Universal player with SACD, DVD, and Blu-ray support, it can wirelessly stream 1080p video and eight channels of SACD-quality audio.

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Denon DVD-3930CI DVD Player

— November 02, 2006 19:00

Denon DVD-3930CI DVD Player

The DVD-3930CI was another surprising release from Denon. Just as the DVD-3910 seemed to obsolete (in a practical sense) the DVD-5900, the DVD-3930CI takes the spotlight again... almost.

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Harman Kardon BDS 580 and 280 Blu-ray Systems Preview

— January 13, 2014 08:15

Harman Kardon BDS 580 and 280 Blu-ray Systems Preview

The Harman Kardon BDS units are full featured receiver/Blu-ray combo devices designed to save space. The five channel BDS 580 will run you $1099 while the two channel BDS 280 is $510. Click for more.

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Denon DVD-5910CI DVD Player Review

— October 19, 2006 20:00

Denon DVD-5910CI DVD Player Review

While watching old Looney Tunes cartoons as a child, I always recalled Bug Bunny’s nemesis (i.e. Yosemite Sam, Elmer Fudd, etc) say “it has everything but the kitchen sink” seconds before they’d get

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Emotiva ERC-3 CD Player Preview

— November 21, 2013 20:40

Emotiva ERC-3 CD Player Preview

Preview: Emotiva ERC-3 CD player is taking their source offerings to the next level. Priced at $499, the ERC-3 packs some impressive hardware for the cost. Keep reading to see how it rates.

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Samsung BD-P1000 Blu-ray Disc Player Review

— August 27, 2006 20:00

Samsung BD-P1000 Blu-ray Disc Player Review

Not a day goes by that I don’t get inundated with emails or news reports of something going on in the new high resolution DVD “format war”. I am determined to avoid the tendency to break into

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Oppo BDP-103D Blu-ray Player with Darbee Visual Presence Review

— November 04, 2013 11:05

Oppo BDP-103D Blu-ray Player with Darbee Visual Presence Review

Review: Oppo BDP-103D (Darbee Edition, Darbee Visual Presence, or just "DVP") is a brand new video processing technology that enhances depth and detail by looking at the luminance information.

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Oppo DV-970HD DVD Player Review

— July 12, 2006 20:00

Oppo DV-970HD DVD Player Review

Oppo has seemingly cornered the market on buzz, becoming the “Apple Computer” of rumor and forum discussion. Following the success of their flagship (and still shipping) OPDV971H upconverting DVD

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Marantz CD6005 CD Player Review

— October 09, 2013 10:40

Marantz CD6005 CD Player Review

Marantz's new CD6005 Hi-Fi Compact Disc Player is a $499 CD player that boasts high-quality components dedicated to getting the best possible sound out of your CD collection.

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NeoDigits Helios HVD2085 DVD Player

— May 16, 2006 20:00

NeoDigits Helios HVD2085 DVD Player

I hope it’s never too late to say “I’m sorry”. At least, that’s how I feel about the new Helios HVD2085 DVD player. You see, I really judged this player harshly in its former incarnation under the

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Oppo BDP-103D Blu-ray Player with Darbee Visual Processing

— September 28, 2013 00:40

Oppo BDP-103D Blu-ray Player with Darbee Visual Processing

We made it over to the Darbee Visual Processing booth with the Oppo BDP-103D. The 'D' of course stands for Darbee Visual Processing. It will ship for $600, a $100 premium price over Oppo's BDP-103.

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Oppo DV971H DVD Player Updates - Remote and Firmware

— February 18, 2006 19:00

Oppo DV971H DVD Player Updates - Remote and Firmware

It’s rare that we run into an almost universal consensus among users with respect to the quality of a company’s customer service. Certainly there have been some companies in the past, Axiom Audio for

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Yamaha CD-S3000 CD/SACD Player Preview

— August 25, 2013 07:00

Yamaha CD-S3000 CD/SACD Player Preview

The Yamaha CD-S3000 isn't cheap at $6,999.95, and as Yamaha's statement CD/SACD player, expectations are high. Does the CD-S3000 pass muster on a first glance at Audioholics? Read on to find out.

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NeuNeo HVD2085 1080p DVD Player Review

— December 18, 2005 19:00

NeuNeo HVD2085 1080p DVD Player Review

It was only a matter of time until a company released a fully "unlocked" player that upconverted DVDs to 1080p. Just think of the marketing angles: "Why wait for high definition DVD when you can have

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Sony BDP-S1100, S3100, and S5100 Blu-ray Player Comparison

— August 11, 2013 17:00

Sony BDP-S1100, S3100, and S5100 Blu-ray Player Comparison

Sony's 2013 Blu-ray player lineup is price low and feature rich, but it has stiff competition from Samsung, among others. Read on for a full comparison.

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Marantz DV6500 JLTi Mod - Universal DVD Player Review

— December 12, 2005 18:00

Marantz DV6500 JLTi Mod - Universal DVD Player Review

Ever wished you could own a truly high end esoteric digital player but your budget is limited to mass market players? Joe Rasmussen from Custom Analogue Audio reckons he has the answer. Using a cheap

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Rotel RCD-1570 CD Player Preview

— April 28, 2013 15:45

Rotel RCD-1570 CD Player Preview

Rotel just released their new RCD-1570 CD Player which we previewed here. The RCD-1570 is a slight tweak to the existing RCD-1520 model (if you consider adding XLR outputs a "slight" upgrade).

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Panasonic DVD-S97 DVD Player Review

— December 10, 2005 19:00

Panasonic DVD-S97 DVD Player Review

Panasonic has always made highly regarded DVD-video players, and the DVD-RP82 was widely regarded by many as one of the best DVD players ever made (so much so that when it was discontinued, these

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Sony BDP-S790 Blu-ray Player Review

— April 21, 2013 06:20

Sony BDP-S790 Blu-ray Player Review

The Sony BDP-S790 is an excellent player. It's fast, produces an excellent quality picture, is ready for the 4K format of the future, and will stream all of the current media sources for just $249.

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Primera Bravo II CD/DVD Duplication System Review

— October 16, 2005 20:00

Primera Bravo II CD/DVD Duplication System Review

When we were contacted by Primera to review the Bravo II CD/DVD duplication system we were reticent at first since this doesn't exactly fit within the purview of audio/video products. The more we

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Samsung BD-F7500, BD-F5900, & BD-F5100 Blu-ray Player Comparison

— April 01, 2013 18:20

Samsung BD-F7500, BD-F5900, & BD-F5100 Blu-ray Player Comparison

Shopping for a Samsung Blu-ray Player? Here's a breakdown of all of the pros and cons of their 2013 lineup, the BD-F7500, BD-F5900, and BD-F5100. Overall, they're pretty solid choices.

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Oppo OPDV971H DVD Player Review

— October 10, 2005 20:00

Oppo OPDV971H DVD Player Review

It seems as if everyone is talking about the Oppo (‘oh-poe’) OPDV971H DVD player. The main attraction behind this new player is its DVI output and ability to upconvert DVD source material to both

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Parasound Halo CD 1 Holm-Designed CD Player Preview

— January 08, 2013 10:20

Parasound Halo CD 1 Holm-Designed CD Player Preview

Parasound introduced the Parasound Halo CD 1, a high-end CD player that uses new CD playback and processing technology that is the result of a collaboration between Parasound and Holm Acoustics.

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Marantz DV-9500 DVD Player Review

— April 18, 2005 00:00

Marantz DV-9500 DVD Player Review

If you’re an audio/video enthusiast then you probably have had an eye out on all the universal players that have been hitting the market over the last couple of years. Although many companies have

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Panasonic DMP-BDT330 and DMP-BDT230 3D Blu-ray Disc Players

— January 07, 2013 22:15

Panasonic DMP-BDT330 and DMP-BDT230 3D Blu-ray Disc Players

At CES Panasonic introduced two new 3D Blu-ray Disc Players, the DMP-BDT330, DMP-BDT230. Panasonic is also continuing to manufacture its 3D 2012 models (the DMP-BDT500 and DMP-BBT01).

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Denon DVD-2910 DVD Player Review

— March 28, 2005 19:00

Denon DVD-2910 DVD Player Review

Denon surprised many of us hard-core videophiles at this year's CES with their top of the line DVD-5910 DVD player. I was happy and excited when I became aware that I was going to review its little

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Oppo BDP-103 Universal 3D 4K Blu-ray Player Review

— December 05, 2012 21:40

Oppo BDP-103 Universal 3D 4K Blu-ray Player Review

The Oppo BDP-103 has hit another one out of the park. It may not be light years ahead of the BDP-93, but it is ready for 4K conversion and the Marvell Qdeo processing is impressive.