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Pioneer BDP-51FD - Into the Blu...In serious style.

Advantages: Superb performance at a great price.
Disadvantages: There may be better, high-end, players on market, but they'll set you back some serious money.

First of all let’s talk about the cosmetics. This is a serious piece of kit that will appeal to those who like their equipment to be...substantial. The BDP-51FD is built like a tank, and a sizeable tank at that, so if you prefer the minimalist look, the ...

lest-we-forget 02.02.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Pioneer BDP-51FD

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This year's model

Advantages: Inexpensive, plays Blu-Rays and DVDs well enough
Disadvantages: Menus a bit clunky, online connection slightly unreliable

Inevitably, there comes a time when you realise you have to see Flash Gordon in a higher definition than DVD can give you. I’ve had an HD ready telly for a few years, and now they’re cheap and have won the format war, it seemed silly not to get a Blu-Ray ...

hogsflesh 11.07.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Sony BDP-S380

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Sony Blu-ray player

Advantages: connect to lovefilm to watch movies.
Disadvantages: needs a network adapter costing over £50.00 to be wireless.

II bought this item about a month ago from Amazon for £89.99 reduced from £149.00 and when reading the information online was under the impression that it would not need a dongle, even got my dad to read through it to see if I was reading it right, being ...

nina1011 16.02.2012 · Read full review
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The best Blue Ray for the price!

Advantages: Excellent picture qulity, Easy to set-up
Disadvantages: Slow loading on Blu Ray

It's taken me a long time to upgrade to Blu Ray, partially the cost has been up till now quite prohibitive, also I didn't want to be an early adopter of the format and be stuck with a player that really doesn't perform well and was short on features. This ...

MSHunt 03.05.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Panasonic DMP-BD 60 EG

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Top notch Blu-ray

Advantages: High quality picture and sound, good price
Disadvantages: Loading times

I bought this Blu-ray player as my first ever Blu-ray after finally buying a new HD plasma TV. I had done thorough research before purchasing and I cam across this one which seemed to be what I was looking for. This was very reasonably priced and since I ...

Segstar83 03.02.2010 · Read full review
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