Pioneer Elete DV-45A or Denon DVD-2200 ?

Discussion in 'Playback Devices' started by Westly T, Jan 30, 2004.

  1. Westly T

    Westly T Second Unit

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    I have a friend who has decided to get rid of his Sony DVP-S9000ES (Don't ask why). He tiring to decide between a Pioneer Elete DV-45A or Denon DVD-2200. His primary concern is video quality and audio is decoded on his receiver via toslink. He also tends to like build quality and the unit needs to be some form of black, no silver units. He has a Pioneer Elete 50" RPHDTV. He wants to keep the price ~$470 Max.

    Which unit should he choose?

    Is the Denon worth the extra money (~$125 more)?

    Any others he should consider?
     
  2. Cahyo Wicaksono

    Cahyo Wicaksono Stunt Coordinator

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    Don't get the 45A. CUE galore!
     
  3. Leo

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    The 45A is a nice machine, but the 2200 is a worthwhile upgrade if he wants a machine with a nice image reproduction. The 2200 doesn't have the CUE problem, has an 80Hz crossover point (does BM quite well), nice audio decoding for both DD/DTS as well as Hi-Rez audio. It's a solid unit and I'd recommend it. I've own both units.
     

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