Help me choose a portable dvd player...

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  1. Steve Clayton

    Steve Clayton Auditioning

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    I have it narrowed down (a bit anyway) to the following, but am having a hell of a time making a decision because I can't actually see any of these within a 100 mile radius of south eastern Connecticut!
    Panasonic dvd-lv70/75
    Seems to get the most consistently good reviews, good availabilty and price, the 75 has DD and DTS decoding
    toshiba SD-P1500
    Seems to be the newest. Always impressed with Toshiba quality, 8" screen, no reviews out, no decoding
    Sharp DV-L80
    8" screen, Dolby Pro Logic decoding, several reviews...but inconsistent rating of picture quality
    Any help ???
     
  2. Thomas_Berg

    Thomas_Berg Screenwriter

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    my friend has a panasonic lv75 he got for his b-day. (lucky man!) i took a trip with him once and we hooked up a headphone amp and 2 pairs of Sennheisers. Wow. for a portable player, i was amazed.
     
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    If you can find a Toshiba SD-P1000 that's the one to get. It's the only progressve scan portable on the market. The difference it makes on even a portable screen is amazing if you compare it side by side with any other model. The picture is photo-sharp. The screen is only 5.8" which some people think is too small. I can't stress enough that the picture more than makes up for it.
     
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    I went to Pricescan.com and found the Toshiba DVD Player SD-P1000 for $569.
    I just ordered it!
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    [Edited last by JohnS on October 21, 2001 at 04:59 AM]
     
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    I've had the Panasonic LA85 for about 6 months now. The picture is amazing. It's a great player. Unfortuantely, I'm probably going to sell it because I never use it.
    I researched a few of them. The most recommendations I got were for the Pannasonic and Pioneer.
    Ian R
     
  6. AllenD

    AllenD Second Unit

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    How about a lap top with a dvd drive in it? [​IMG]
     

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