Denon DVD-1800BD Pioneer BDP-51FD?

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  1. hariskar

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    I am thinking to buy one of these 2 players. Could you please help me decide which is better or maybe suggest some other better player in this price range? Thank you!
     
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    Hi skylark. :)
    Do you use an amp at all,any audio requirements or features your after? plenty of feedback on the 51 but very little on the 1800,might be a bit more here in the Denon forum though.
    Cheers.
     
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    There has been very little said about the 1800. I have heard it is similar in p.q to the Denon 2500bt. However I haven't seen the 1800 myself so can't comment. Nice display by the way:smashin:
     
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    No, I don't use anything, no amp, I use my tvs speakers. All I need is good Blue Ray picture quality.

    So you think Denon is better than Pioneer 51?
     
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    Then go for the 51 :smashin: good firmware support,lots of user feedback on the forum plus the player has some nice features/picture adjustments as well.
    All the best.
     
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    ...but i have been told denon has a better picture quality. Is it true?
     
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    It is great! Especially after I calibrated it (myself)!
     
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    Yep,quite a few have posted saying the Denon has better PQ the only way for "you" to find out though is to compare both.
    Personally,if i was thinking of either the 1800 or 51 Blu-ray PQ would be the last thing on my mind :) because there both going to be excellent.
     
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    Comparison is not possible. I cannot even see them. I will order it by phone from Athens. No such players in the city I live.
    So, both players are very good...
    I still have to make s choice! :)
     
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    I reckon the 51 will be a great match to your screen :smashin: see what others say of course.
    Cheers.
     
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    I suppose it comes down to how much you want to spend. The 1800 is over £100 more expensive than the 51 over here.
     
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    Both prices are OK.
     
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    I added Denon DVD-2500BT, allthough it is quite expensive. What do you think of that?
     
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    I am mulling over a home demo of the 2500bt tbh as I was dissapointed when I auditioned it at my local dealer's and feel a home demo is the only way I can be sure whether other factors were involved in what was a dissapointing picture. I am told the latest fw sorted out most of the disc issues too.:smashin:
     
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    Owners thread if need any feedback. :smashin:
     

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