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 Post subject: When green makes you see red. BD players.
PostPosted: Sun Feb 24, 2013 12:07 pm 
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Well the latest BD players are out, and they use less energy than before. Why? No analogue video outputs, no analog audio outputs. Guess what? I don't want to turn on a fancy receiver for most shows, I just want sound from the TV. The end result? Those that do turn on their receivers will use more electricity than what the BD player saved. My TV is an older HDTV, I have no HDMI inputs, only DVI.

So the latest BD players have no value to me. They sync with smartphones? Well yawn. Size up last year's models quick, they're discounted and their firmware is current.

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PostPosted: Sun Feb 24, 2013 2:56 pm 
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I think it's OK. New TVs for some years have had HDMI and if you don't have HDMI, you can stil buy an older player. It's not like all of the older players are suddenly going to dissappear.

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 Post subject: Re: When green makes you see red. BD players.
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The super cheap brands will be around, but the Sony BDP-S390 and 590 are already sold out at a number of online stores.

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people still watch discs? :shock:

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No editing, no time compression, no commercials, so why not? Often I can view a whole movie quicker on DVD than I can view the edited version elsewhere.

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