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    Looking for a dvd player, need help on manufactures

    As topic says, Iam looking for a good dvd player and I dont know if theres any real difference between the major manufactures. Can you guys give me your thoughts.
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    How about:
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    I have always had great luck with Sony products.

    I have two DVD Players now, one Combo VHS/DVD and the other just DVD only and they both work with no problems and they read all my disks fine.

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    Well I don't recommend you buy a panasonic. My last GF bought me one and it barely outlasted her.

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    I would recommend this one if only it weren't the first of its kind:
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16882139001

    Once players like this become standard and the features become uniform, I'll buy one in a heartbeat. I'm half tempted to buy the one above. Some of the minor issues may very well be eliminated by future firmware updates.
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    Quote Originally Posted by JPnyc
    My last GF bought me one and it barely outlasted her.
    LOL

    ive used a couple of Pioneer ones and the image quality was amazing (might have been down to the TV... but it looked better than anyone ive used)

    Personally i just use my PS2 as a DVD player but ive been told the quality ****s compaired to a good stand alone DVD player. but if your into gaming then that might be an option to check out, £96 for a Black Slimline one or £112 for a Silver Slimline one
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    ...or if you can wait, a PS3 or Xbox360 should output a pretty good picture - worth thinking about if you're into gaming. Do you have a DVI/HDMI input on your TV? I currently use my PC to output a picture to my tv over DVI - produces a fantastic picture.

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    I have a LG DVD/VHS combo. Havent had any problems with it.
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    If you go Sony be careful which model you choose, they are under class action lawsuit for some of the drives going crazy after a while (usually near or a bit after the end of warranty).

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    Both of mine are Pretty new and top end models so I don't have to worry.

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