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Need a replacement DVD player

by Chigal48 / August 9, 2013 1:07 PM PDT

My DVD player just went out on me. It was old. I need a replacement, but not sure what features I should be looking for.

What resolution?
What output/input?
I don't have blu-ray DVDs, should I buy a Blu-ray machine?

Will be shopping Sunday, thanks.

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For me
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 10, 2013 1:51 AM PDT

It would depend if I had a HDTV. Most BR BD players UPCONVERT and put the video on HDMI so I want that.

As to DVD players the last time I was at the shops I would find 1 DVD player so you would not find any choices so with the market place offering one model (I saw this at 5+ stores!) you might be thinking about what your choices were years ago.
Bob

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Thanks
by Chigal48 / August 10, 2013 3:54 AM PDT
In reply to: For me

I bought a DVD with HDMI so we'll see if that works.

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The recurring complaint I hear about this one
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 10, 2013 3:57 AM PDT
In reply to: Thanks

Is how CC support is hit and miss. Before it was mandated but in the rush to HD, they dropped the ball.
Bob

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I would have bought a BluRay player
by volvogirl / August 11, 2013 6:09 AM PDT
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even if you don't have any. It will upconvert your DVDs and make them look better and I bet sometime in the future you will buy BluRays or someone might bring one over to watch, etc. But you can probably find DVD players for less than $40 now if you can even find any.

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Why you worry about what resolution or...
by Oldartq / August 9, 2013 3:03 PM PDT

output/input. You got something in mind that we can't think of? Anyway, dvd player or BD player, they are very reasonably priced.

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Would anyone have suggestions for a DVD Player?
by Chigal48 / August 9, 2013 10:28 PM PDT

What features should I look for when buying a DVD Player. Please answer the question, thanks.

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