Very Impressed - Pioneer 444

Discussion in 'Blu-ray & DVD Players & Recorders' started by Phil Hinton, Mar 29, 2002.

  1. Phil Hinton

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    I had a loan of the pioneer 444 dvd player over the last few days to try on my system. The Panasonic 160 I have is getting a bit long in the tooth now, so I was looking for a budget player to last a few months till I upgrade to a scaler and player.

    I have to say I am very Impressed with this budget player (£199 multi region) and the build quality is excellent. Pictures are sharp with natural colours and there are a myrid of set up options. It also plays every disc I have thrown at it no problems.

    So I have decided to keep the player, which Sevenoaks at Newcastle kindly let me home demo- Top Guys.

    So if you are looking for a budget machine that performs brilliantly for the money then check out this player, very good indeed.
     
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    Nice isn't it Phil. The good news is even better though, as you can get an SDI output added to it!

    That means you can get a Viagtech 1280 (or similar) and not have to change your player for very good results!

    :)
     
  3. Phil Hinton

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    Didn't know that Rik, I will have to investigate. Not sure I have £3k plus for a 1280 though.
     
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    Who offers the SDI mod?
     
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    Try Gordon Fraser of Stereo Stereo.
     

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