Trying to buy a Panasonic DMP-BDT500 BD player

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  1. Ste7en

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    Hi.

    I've been after one of these for a while but I'm tearing my hair out at the moment. I found one on Amazon and put it in my basket last week. Since then it has gone up forty quid!

    I'll be ordering next week and I'm trying to find one elsewhere, ideally under 200 quid.

    Can anyone recommend an online store I gen source one from?

    Thanks.
     
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    How about richer sounds they are showing them online, awesome player I bought one last month.
     
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    Yeah, I managed to have a look at one in Richer Sounds at Newcastle. One was ex-display the other was ex-demo. I wasn't happy with either as the tops were covered in fine scratches.

    I'll give Richer Sounds customer service a ring tomorrow and see if they will sell one and I'll pay for courier. It is that or drive to York or Glasgow for one :(
     
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    yh i got one from richer sounds for 169 then bought the 5 yr warranty for like 12 quid :)
     
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    Yay! I managed to find one. I rang Richer Sounds customer services and they couldn't do anything regarding mail order but they did recommend ringing a store with them in stock and having a chat with the manager to see if they would ship it to me. I did and they were more than happy to do so. Brand new, still sealed and not ex-display or ex-demo. 6.95 shipping charge.

    Great customer service!
     
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    you wont be disapointed !! im gonna make mine multi region end of month :) how much did u get yours for
    ??
     
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    169.95 + 6.95 shipping. I've seen them a little bit cheaper but I was skint at the time.

    Multi region for BD as well? If so how? I know you can do the Harmony remote hack or use one from Ebay for DVD (which I'll be doing).
     
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    Take a look here:-
    TPS
     
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    Woo-Hoo! I'll be ordering one of those beauties :)

    I forgot about TPS.
     
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    yh thats the one im gonna get as well from tps theres another forum what does enhanced firmware for panasonics but the owner seems a bit of a jammy dodger from the people i have spoke to and yh tps are always helpful when ive rang them
     
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    I may give them a ring. I'm a bit unsure why they need the wired MAC address. Does this mean any firmware updates I'll have to be on a wired network to get them?
     
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    u pay 12 pound each update but u dont have to always update if dont wanna to update apps u dont have to always update the full firmware i had another panasonic last yr wich i update like once after i installed the tps firmware and still played everything just fine the mac address is to lock it to ur player only
     
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    ring them best thing i say fella let them explain it to you
     

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