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Sony Introduces Exciting new 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Player

Discussion in 'Playback Devices' started by Ronald Epstein, Jan 5, 2017.

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  1. William06

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    That’s a shame was hoping dv would be auto. Looks pretty much like the x800 with the 700 dv toggle. The only issue I have with my panny 820 is with dv on everything is dv but all else is auto
     
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    Are you saying that the 820 will output DV even for 4K titles that are HDR only? Mine sure didn't work that way.
     
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    Dave, if you ever decided to open your own home theater dealership you could name it "Moritz and Marantz".:thumbs-up-smiley:
     
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    Sorry my error this happens only on netflicks on the 820 but evidently on everything on the Sony m2 just as the X700’s. I love the panny but wanted a good backup still might go for one of the Sony’s.
     
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    I was initially going to go with a Sony 4K UHD blu-ray player but will go with the Panasonic UB9000 instead. Am also thinking of doing the same thing and pick up a Sony as a back up player. Maybe even use the Sony in my bedroom system.
     
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    I have the 820,the 9000 just more than I need but a great unit.
     
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    I have a Sony A9F 4K OLED so the HDR optimizer will be very good for my particular set up.
     
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    I may end up with the Panny 820 eventually -- if I can get it on sale for less than the $500 it's going for new right now. I don't really need the HDR optimizer, as I have a 70-inch 4K LED display and not a front projector. Maybe if Best Buy has a 15% off sale when using their credit card.
     
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    I am perfectly satisfied with my X700, but I'm disappointed Sony didn't change to automatic Dolby Vision implementation with their new Sony model.
     
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    Now available from bb. Not only is there no auto Dolby vision but very limited streaming apps just Netflix,amazon prime,and you tube. There are six reviews mentioning this. Everything else about this player they like. All considered I might pickup one as a backup.
     
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    From the reviews looks like it comes packaged with a couple of movies also, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse & Jumanji. They don't specify if it's the original or Welcome to the Jungle, I would guess it's Welcome to the Jungle.
     
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    Thank you. I just found this. My Sony locks up every once in a while. I hope the firmware update will solve the problem. I had never done an update like this, but the instructions were easy to follow (using flashdrive) and the update installed perfectly. Time will tell if the update will solve the lock-up problem. Previously when this happened, I unplugged the player, then plugged in again and that solved the problem. But it almost always happened when I had company and wanted to show off a disk.
     
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    It is
     
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