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Pioneer 703 LD player.......... (1 Viewer)

Corbin Stirn

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Hi. I have a Pioneer 703 in immaculate shape (original box, remote, and manual. $300 plus shipping. This is listed in Streophile Guide as a best buy. I'm a master trader on the HTF Good trader's list. Thanks for looking!
 

RobertR

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Todd,
The 703 can't play Dolby Digital discs. The 704 is the same model with DD capability.
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Nathan_H

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Roughly, how many hours are on it?
I'm mighty interested, though I'd want to talk about the price. Looks like the last one on eBay went for 200 + shipping.
 

Corbin Stirn

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OOPS......didn't think anybody would drag this out again. :) The player was sold. Let me know what you might be looking for though...........
 

Nathan_H

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Woops! Didn't note the date of those posts till after I had posted...
I'll start a new topic for this....
I'm looking for something in the realm of the 704/703, or later vintage Elite models above the 59.
I'm not too concerned with AC-3, DD, DTS, etc. Wouldn't mind some of the capability BUT 99% of the LDs (everything other than the early 90s Star Wars THX remsters) I have are older classics -- so their sound is mono, anyway.... so paying up for sound quality is of little interest to me. Image quality, on the other hand, is what I am looking for -- without going crazy (ie, certainly none of those $1k + Japanese models). Those b/w Criterion LDs deserve the best reproduction equipment I can throw at them.
I'm guessing that everything in my stated realm can play both sides without manual flipping -- but if that's not a good assumption, one should consider it an additional criteria :)
FYI: I'm mating the beast with an HD-compatible RPTV, with a good line doubler and filter -- so whether the LD player has a good S-video out is of no concern to me (I'll be using the composite out).
 

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