Samsung HD945 or Yamakawa 375?

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  1. nathlas

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    I want to buy a DVD Player and I have to choose from the chipest YAMAKAWA 375 and the more expensive Samsung HD945 or the 745
    What you would choose?

    I would like to know if all the types of disks and formats (apart that samsungs are SACD and DVDA players) are played in both players or one of them has some problems
     
  2. MarkE19

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    YAMAKAWA 375 Disc Compatability List
    Samsung HD945 Disc Compatability List

    I am waiting on delivery of a HD745 which AFAIK is exactly the same as the 945 except it only has DVI instead of HDMI, so if HDMI is not required then save yourself some money and get the cheaper 745.

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    from what I have seen the samsung has the advantage of playing SACD and DVDA and the yamakawa that plays anything else(vcd etc..) that samsung cannot.

    Any problems from these 2?
     
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    The 745 also significantly differs from the 945 in that the former uses Zoran(?) deinterlacer/scaler while the latter uses the superior Faroudja with DCDi.
     
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    Not according to some. See This thread.

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    It's possible, but Samsung's own site claims 'Faroudja DCDi upscaling," for the 945, whereas it says 'Zoran Vaddis 7 Chipset,' for the 745. If it's untrue, then it would constitute blatant misrepresentation. Has anyone actually opened one up, or is this hearsay?
     
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    They both have Zoran chips (definately) only difference is hdmi or dvi and £60.
     
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    So what do you think? The All playing yamakawa worths buying it or you would prefer the Almost all playing but with the ability of play also SACD & DVDA Samsung(745 or 945) ????
     

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