Which Second-Hand Arcam DVD Player?

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    I'm after a second hand DVD player for a bedroom and looking at a good component output as the preferred method of connection.

    I had a DV79 and loved it, so I'm looking for a second-hand/ex-dem Arcam for around £300 mark. Which models would you recommend and seen any for sale? :smashin:
     
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    Anyone? :D
     
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    I replaced the DV79 with a Naim DVD5 a few months ago. The DV29 is a little out of my budget. The Toshiba looks interesting and a bit of a bargain. :thumbsup:

    I was hoping to find an Arcam second hand though at around the £300 mark but am open to other suggestions.
     
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    There's loads on fleebay, It's just hard to find a bargain.

    How about the Denon 1920, won all the awards, quality and warrantee ..... thats important!!!

    HDMI too when you swith over to a 32LCD for you bedroom. £250ish maybe less if you look around

    http://www.denon.co.uk/site/frames_main.php?main=prod&ver=&MID=3&sub=1&action=detail&Pid=232

    By the way sorry form not recommending arcam... to all other forum browsers, I have a have a DVD79 and love it!!! bit too expensive for the bedroom though!

    B:smashin:
     
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    I had thought about the Denon but didn't know what it was like with component. Guess I should post in the Denon forum!

    Am I being unrealistic to expect to pick up a second hand Arcam for £300?
     
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    A good one yes, I did see a DVD78 go for £450 on ebay, The DV88+ or DV89 are very good DVD players but for a newish one you'll still be paying around the £450 mark.

    What are you running the DVD player to?

    B
     
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    You can get a DV88 for that sort of money.. very good on component.. just got to keep your eyes open for one :)
     
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    Good question. Most likely a 42PWD8 or a 37PE50. Hence the need for good component.
     
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    There's a couple on eBay which I'll keep my eyes on. If anyone knows of any others, a nudge in that direction would be appreciated! :smashin:
     
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    billyvee have a couple of brand NEW DV78 in black for....wait for it....£399 :eek:
    Managed to bag a silver one too :clap: , but they only had 3 in black left a couple of days ago. Speak to Patrick.

    Hope this helps,
    Shye
     
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    you may get a dv27 if your very lucky. Think there is one on ebay at mo although I have not checked the price today. I use one and im very happy with the picture quality via component.
     
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    It's got to be silver to keep the g/f happy as it's going in the bedroom. If that'd been in silver I'd snap their hands off at that price!
     
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    I've got a bid on it at the moment but if I manage to get that within the budget (or a bit over) I'd be gob-smacked. But you never know!!! :D

    Any other good deals on new/ex-dem/second-hand Arcam DVD playes out there within the budget (or a bit over)?
     

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