Hello folks... As I became distracted by my newfound lust for flea-powered tube amps and two channel stereo and Lowther horns, something terrible happened... My DVD player became obsolete! I have a brand new B&K Ref 30 that I can't really test properly because my DVP-S300 doesn't have optical out...so...no DTS. Hate to replace it in the main HT because it is a very nice player...but so it goes. So....let's say I've got about 1.5K to spend on a new player. My aging Toshiba TW56-D90 is soon (within a year or two, or when it blows out..whichever comes first) to be replaced by some sort of HDTV front projector. I will want something that has progressive scan, component out, and is overall the best possible player with an emphasis on DVD MOVIES. So I'm talking about video reproduction and multichannel theater audio. I could care less about DVD-A, SACD, Redbook, or anything else musically....if the features are there then wonderful...great...I'll have fun playing with them...but I have another setup in another room that handles music only...HT is for movies and TV only. There is stereo music in the HT as well, but for the serious listening, I go to the "dark room" where the only digital stuff is on my hands and feet. So...basically..what is the best player in the 1K - 1.5K zone that I can get considering the above? Thanks in advance for any advice!