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OPPO BDP-83 Special Edition

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#1 of 3 OFFLINE   Charlie O.

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Posted November 21 2009 - 01:55 AM

Has any used one of these or have anymore information about it. I was planning to pick one up a OPPO BDP-83 and use the analog out when I noticed this. Is the extra $400 price difference really worth it?


#2 of 3 OFFLINE   sptrout


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Posted November 21 2009 - 04:19 AM

You may want to check over at AVS, there has been several short reviews based on short-term usage.  Very good so far.  There is a separate thread on the 83SE model.
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#3 of 3 OFFLINE   gene c

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Posted November 21 2009 - 12:10 PM

It looks like most of the SE's upgrades are associated with it's stereo and 7.1 channel analog outputs. Plus a better power supply.

The SE has a much better S/N ratio, 117-110. And a higher frequency responce, 44khz vs. 20 for the 83.

Whether this equates to $400 worth of performance is hard to say. I'm quite happy with my 83 but...
"Everyday room": Panasonic 58" Plasma, Dish HD DVR, Pioneer Elite vsx-23, BDP-23 BR, dv58avi universal dvd player, Paradigm Studio 20 V1, CC-450, Dayton HSU-10 subwoofer.

"Movie/Music room": Toshiba 65" DLP, Dish HD receiver, Marantz 7005, CC-4003, BD-7006, Polk LSI25's-LSi7's-LSiC, 2 original Dayton 10" "Mighty-Mites" subwoofers. (subject to change without notice).
Also have  MB Quart Vera VS05 +.....too much to list. Help me.


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