Best DVD Player for £250?

Discussion in 'Blu-ray & DVD Players & Recorders' started by Ono, Apr 1, 2001.

  1. Ono

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    Well, it's finally happended. After 3 and half years my Phillips first gen player was destroyed by my 2 and half year old son.

    I have a budget [​IMG] of £250.

    I need:

    Multi Region (mainly R1)
    RCE compatible
    DD/DTS output to my Yamaha RX795.

    Everything else I am not fussed about.

    Any suggestions and where to purchase it from please?

    Are the modified Toshiba SD100E or Pioneer 535 RCE compatible and any good?

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  2. Radioactive__Man

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    If you don't want the very latest machine, wait a few weeks and pick up a Toshiba SD200E, I can heartily recommend it for excellent picture quality.
    You should get one for that price when the replacement model hits the shelves.
     
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    I recently bought the Pioneer 535 multi-region. I've absolutely no complaints. The picture is superb and the player easy to use with all the connections I need. I was pleased to see that it came tops against the Toshiba SD100 (amongst other players) in this months What HI-FI. I got it for a bargain price of £169 from Richer Sounds, but to be honest I think I caught someone there on a good day 'cos none of my mates could get that same price. It's well discounted elsewhere though.
     
  4. Reiner

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    A bit off-topic, but I found that WHF is not that reliable when judging AV equipment - not to say they talked a lot of rubbish last year.
    I stopped buying the mag after the December issue and now stick to HCC only. :p
     
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    Hitachi 505 from onebetterbuy.com for 215 quid!
     
  6. Ono

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    Changed my mind.

    My bro is coming back from Hong Kong in late May and I am gonna ask him to get me a Pioneer 737 instead :)

    Thing is he can get it for the equivalent of £350 out there so why not!?
     

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