This question to you who have adready upgraded from non to progressive players. Are progressive players more finicky? Have a Pioneer DV-C302D 3 disc changer (non-progressive), and it has been a trooper. Had a few miniscule 'skippy' moments but its pretty much handled everything thrown at it. Double duty as CD/DVD player. Came home with the Sony 12 bit 108 MHz DVP-NS715P my first foray into Prog. players. The Sony hung twice on discs requiring a play button enter before it would cont. Hitched and jumped forward a large chuck once, hitched and jumped forward (as when a Satellite has catch-up moments when a storm is coming in) for lesser amounts several times. Paused for layer change (I think? still trying to grasp LC) longer than the old Pioneer has ever paused. I have a collection of abused and non-tended DVD’s. Are all Progressive players ‘twitchy’ about surface condition of the DVD’s, due to more complicated sophisticated electronics and I am being picky? Or could this Sony be a player that does not handle certain situations as adeptly as other offerings? Thanks for any input!