Which DVD player will replace the Panasonic RP82??

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  1. Fernand

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    I'm interested in buying the Panasonic RP82 DVD but it's discontinued. What's the name of the new model?
    Any help will be greatly apreciatted.
     
  2. John Stockton

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    I heard that the replacement model will be the S-55. But as you may have heard the new Panasonic line will have inferior deinterlacing chips and MPEG decoders. If you want the performance of the RP-82 at an affordable price I strongly suggest the Pansonic XP-30 or the XP-50. Both use the same deinterlacing chip and MPEG decoder as the one used in the RP-82. Get them fast before they are discontinued as well.
     
  3. Fernand

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    Cool Info!!

    Thankx John!! [​IMG]

    Is there eny change that you know the difference between the two??
     
  4. John Stockton

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    The obvious difference is that the XP-50 has DVD-Audio while the XP-30 has not. There could be one or two other differences but nothing major. By the way unlike the RP-82 these do not have a coax digital output, only an optical, but that is not a big deal as far as I am concerned. I just picked up the XP-30 and I am very happy with the picture quality.

    Good Luck
     
  5. John Carson

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    Another vote for the XP30. Just picked on up (becoming BERY hard to find) and it REALLY rocks in non-proggy TVs. I imagine the progressive is nice too. [​IMG]
     
  6. Fernand

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    It's settle then. XP30 it is. Thankx for the good advice both of you!! [​IMG]
     

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