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Re: 4k Blu Ray Player Discussion Thread
« Reply #1560 on: March 22, 2020, 14:11 »
Thanks for the concise and good review!

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Re: 4k Blu Ray Player Discussion Thread
« Reply #1561 on: March 25, 2020, 22:32 »
Both Panny and Philly i setup to upscale to 720p in 4:3(to achieve same picture height as WS2.4 movies on that 16:9 screen) output to my 4k Panny TV.
Recently played a few numbers of WS1.85 flicks, found that Panny output luminance is slightly higher than Philly. With that slight higher luminance, some parts of the picture can look grainy(especially with SCHINDLER's LIST DVD). While Philly is more film-like but on some scenes it's darker than Panny. Both setups using Verbatim 4k cables.
Playability, both can play my Tom and Jerry cartoon VCD without issues, so as Bugs Bunny and gangs DVD. Navigation wise, switching on of subtitles or language tracks is more easier on Philly than Panny.

so bro, in your opinion, i should just get the Philips BDP2590 ( $119) right? =)

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Re: 4k Blu Ray Player Discussion Thread
« Reply #1562 on: March 25, 2020, 22:40 »
One can get a basic region free BR player and then import a 4K player in
Just got my Sony BDP 3700 off amazon for all regions
https://peteswrite.blogspot.com/2020/03/sony-bdp-3700-region-free-player-review.html?m=1
Please post instead of sending a pm, so more can learn.

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Re: 4k Blu Ray Player Discussion Thread
« Reply #1563 on: March 25, 2020, 22:49 »
so bro, in your opinion, i should just get the Philips BDP2590 ( $119) right? =)
Philips operation is more easier to navigate than Panny。However,do take note that if ur device takes only optical input... Philly can be a problem.

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Re: 4k Blu Ray Player Discussion Thread
« Reply #1564 on: March 26, 2020, 09:01 »
One can get a basic region free BR player and then import a 4K player in
Just got my Sony BDP 3700 off amazon for all regions
https://peteswrite.blogspot.com/2020/03/sony-bdp-3700-region-free-player-review.html?m=1

Thanks Pete for this. Saw in your review that it is both region free for DVD and BD. Wow. :o

How much is the player and anyone knows where to get it at lower price? :)


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Re: 4k Blu Ray Player Discussion Thread
« Reply #1565 on: March 26, 2020, 09:03 »
Philips operation is more easier to navigate than Panny。However,do take note that if ur device takes only optical input... Philly can be a problem.

Think need HDMI only. Player connected straight to TV. And video and sound just play from TV cos it's for young kids use only. My HT system not involved :D

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Re: 4k Blu Ray Player Discussion Thread
« Reply #1566 on: March 26, 2020, 09:05 »
Local set with warranty? Forget about it lah...
IMPORT is ur best choice at the moment.
https://www.tps.uk.com/?tab_name=MULTIREGION&tab_id=64&choice_name=Sony_Blu-ray&choice_id=296

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Re: 4k Blu Ray Player Discussion Thread
« Reply #1567 on: March 26, 2020, 11:35 »
warranty not so impt for me for this player because its for kids use. As long good price ha...

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Re: 4k Blu Ray Player Discussion Thread
« Reply #1568 on: March 28, 2020, 19:58 »
Thanks all for the advice and help. Special shout out to YANG. 

Went Mustafa today and took the plunge on the Philips BD player 2590 @ $119 since it's the cheapest and dvd region free. And YANG mentioned its UI is more user friendly. Wanted to check out the Sony S3700 but a pity they didn't carry this model.
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