Insignia Blu-ray player @ Best Buy

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  1. Todd Erwin

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    Best Buy is selling their Insignia Blu-ray player for $299, plus a free $100 gift card, and a $100 coupon book with purchase.

    To top it all off, they are also throwing in free shipping.

    However, the sale ends today (6/30).

    The Insignia is the same player as the Maganvox that is currently selling at Wal*Mart, and is 1.1 compliant.

    If I did not already have a PS3, I'd be picking this puppy up myself!!
     
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    Please tell me what a few keys stocks are doing today (7/9). Thanks!
     
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    today 7/9
     
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    If they keep making deals like that...Best Buy won't still be in business by July 9...erm...the end of today! [​IMG]

    Just kidding, Todd! Thanks for the post!
     
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    The current batch of BB coupons has a 12% off coupon for all Insignia electronics, good July 3-7. That would take the price down to around $289 (based on $329 regular retail).
     
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    This player is currently priced at $279. According to bluray.com, it bitstreams DTS-HD MA and Dolby TrueHD, but it is not known if it decodes them. Does anyone own one of these? Is it a decent machine?
     
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    I saw another BR player today at Wal-Mart for $278. Can't recall the brand, though. Maybe Magnavox?

    Cheapest I've seen yet.
     
  8. Chris Gerhard

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    Probably, if so it is basically the same player as this Insignia player made by Funai.

    Chris
     
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    According to the Best Buy website, the Insignia has an optical and coax out, while the Magnavox only has coax. Since my receiver's two coax jacks are occupied, I am going to need optical. Or a new receiver with HDMI inputs.
     
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    That's the difference which is why I said basically. Either player is best suited for owners of HDMI audio processing since both pass the advanced codecs bitstream over that connection.

    Chris
     

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