Question For Denon 1600 Owners

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  1. RickLe

    RickLe Stunt Coordinator

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    Wondering how this handles the layer changes? I had a Toshiba 2109 and currently have an Onkyo 525 and I hate when it does it's little (pause) change. If it is noticable, how bad is it? I heard the 2900 doesn't have a problem at all with this but I'm not sure I need an $800 unit. TIA
     
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    Doug_NHT Stunt Coordinator

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    If I blink, I miss the layer change. I'm surprised that some people are bothered by it at all as I've seen much worse.

    Doug
     
  3. DanaA

    DanaA Screenwriter

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    The layer changes last about one second or less. Like Doug, I've had much worse with other players. Since it usually only happens once per DVD, I don't really have any problem with it whatsoever.
     
  4. Jack Briggs

    Jack Briggs Executive Producer

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    I've never been bothered by layer changes in the first place. It's sort of a matter of enjoying the total experience afforded by a good DVD transfer: Why let a second-long layer change spoil the party? (In other words, when shopping for a new DVD player, how the machine handles layer changes is not a priority for me.)
     
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    The 1600 handles layer changes about the same as most DVD players. I'd prefer they were quicker, but they are about par for the course. Denon mentions that they have a 3MB buffer to assist layer changes, but I see no improvement myself...
     

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