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  1. Matt Hough

    Sony Introduces Exciting new 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Player

    I am perfectly satisfied with my X700, but I'm disappointed Sony didn't change to automatic Dolby Vision implementation with their new Sony model.
  2. Matt Hough

    Sony Introduces Exciting new 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Player

    The Sony UBP-X1100ES doesn't do Dolby Vision, I don't think.
  3. Matt Hough

    Sony Introduces Exciting new 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Player

    Buy separately. At least, I had to. Maybe if they sold a model at Costco or Sam's Club, they might come with a cable, but otherwise no. And be sure to get a certified premium HDMI cable specifically for UHD transmission.
  4. Matt Hough

    Sony Introduces Exciting new 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Player

    Most people who prefer the X800 like its solid construction and heavier build as opposed to the lighter and more plastic feel of the X700. That has never mattered to me; performance is what I'm after, and I need Dolby Vision capability, so the X800 is out. The new model of the X800 to be...
  5. Matt Hough

    Sony Introduces Exciting new 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Player

    Yeah, Sony's internet connections went offline for about a day and a half. Even my regular Sony Blu-ray player wouldn't connect to the net. It's fine now, but it was a bizarre day or so to be sure!
  6. Matt Hough

    Sony Introduces Exciting new 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Player

    The only problem I can imagine is with the HDMI cable. Have you tried switching it out with another one? I sounds like a handshake issue.
  7. Matt Hough

    Sony Introduces Exciting new 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Player

    This is the kind of nightmare scenario that all of us AV home theater enthusiasts simply dread: that necessary piece of equipment that goes on the fritz for no good reason. It's happened to me mostly with receivers that just die long before they should, but a UHD player (most of us have only one...
  8. Matt Hough

    Sony Introduces Exciting new 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Player

    I saw Dolby Vision on one streaming program - season two of Bosch from Amazon, and while it was wonderfully effective, I didn't find it head and shoulders better than HDR10. But that was only on one program. The third season used HDR10, and to my eyes looked just as good. Disc-based media might...
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