Best Region Free DVD Player?

Discussion in 'Playback Devices' started by MichaelPR, Sep 27, 2004.

  1. MichaelPR

    MichaelPR Second Unit

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    I'm currently using a Toshiba SD-1900 with the region free hack. I really like this player and bought it new for $69 a year ago. It has lately started having audio drop outs every once in awhile or will just pause for a second(not layer switches). I'm using my player with component video hooked up to my Sony Wega 27". For this television should I just stick to getting this same player again? Or should I spend some more? My main question is there a region free player that will produce better video quality on my meager 27"...I'm happy with the Toshiba but I feel that it could possibly be a little better in the video quality department. It is important that the player also be able to do PAL conversion. Well any advice would me appreciated....just keep it around $300 or lower! Thanks!
     
  2. Ron Boster

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    I'm not familar with your TV. Is it HD? Does it have a DVI or HDMI input? If the answer to one or both is yes...then Momitsu 880 would be a good choice. If it's HD, but component input, then Momitsu or Zenith 318 with simple hack (older version) than both do upconversion is still possible through the component output.

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  3. PaulDA

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    Another option, as I suspect you don't have HD set, is the Cambridge Audio 540D. Its audio is superb (IMO, of course[​IMG] ) and it is region free right out of the box (no hacks required). NTSCPAL at the touch of a button on the remote.
     

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