Anyone else holding out for Blu-Ray DVD players?

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  1. Dan_J_H.

    Dan_J_H. Stunt Coordinator

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    I am about to buy a new receiver (Pioneer Elite VSX-74TXi) and a DVD player (Pioneer Elite DV-79AVi). After reading on the Pioneer website that the new Blu-ray players will also play regular DVD's, I think it would be wise to wait for Spring 2006 and get the Blu-ray player. I hope these players are not super expensive to start. I'm ok with around $1200 or so.

    Is this a good idea or should I go ahead with the DV-79 for now? I currently have the DV-37 player.
     
  2. Garrett Lundy

    Garrett Lundy Producer

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    I'm waiting. I've already started making space on my shelf for BRDs (Blu*Ray disks) too. [​IMG]
     
  3. PatWahlquist

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    I'd at least wait until after CES. If the big announcements aren't made there, I'll be worried about either format.
     
  4. Paul McElligott

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    Question: Does anyone think that BR players will typically be able to upscale standard DVDs?
     
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    Nope! If Blu-Ray stays on it's present course I'll be turning up my nose. I'll not have a disc player with a phone line, which is capable of stopping me playing discs. I think it's gonna be another DIVX... I'd totally disregard any claims about when this format is gonna emerge too.
     

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