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SD9000 vs AR88

Discussion in 'Blu-ray & DVD Players & Recorders' started by bug, Mar 13, 2001.

  1. bug

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    I am looking at maybe upgrading my toshiba player for the arcam. Can anybody give me some advice, I know that cd playback is better but what about the picture, or would a trichord mod on my player be the better bet.Please please help [​IMG]
     
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    Sorry the DV88!
     
  3. Matt Horne

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    Well.. the pic/sound of the Arcam is great. The remote sucks and the only other remote which can read the IR codes is the pronto.

    But the pic/sound quality are amazing.
    BUT it has a few bugs in the software at the mo such as sound dropouts on some tracks.

    Swings and roundabouts..huh.
    And if course it is multi region out of the box!

    So if they can sort the bugs outz then itd the best else I would go for the Sony (but of course it costs more)

    Hope it helps

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    Thanks matt
    Does anybody else have any ideas [​IMG]
     
  5. Nic Rhodes

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    Arcam. It's a no brainer.

     
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    Bought a DV88 today. Pic and sound on DVDs is amazing.
    CD sound is very good too - i'm replacing my Marantz CD63SE KI Sig. CD player with the Arcam. Its a little bit crisper than the Marantz with maybe not quite as much bass, although having said that i havent had it running long enough to "burn in" yet, and the Marantz is known for being slightly "warm" rather than "crisp".
    Yes the remote is a bit fiddly, but when i'm watching a film, i am watching a film - not playing with the remote!
    Highly recommended.
    Stu
     
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    I would like to point out that the Denon AVR3801's remote reads the DV88's codes well....



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