Category Archives: CD, DVD & SACD players

Philips PET723

Philips PET723 Portable DVD Player Review

Combining a portable DVD player with a digital photo frames sounds like a neat idea. But the two aren’t the best of bedfellows, especially when you equip them with a…

Oppo DV-981HD DVD Player Review

Conventional wisdom says that a consumer electronic product from a “brand name” will be superior to that from a small company, So you wouldn’t expect better video or premium features…

NAD T585 Universal DVD Player Review

In many ways, NAD is the quintessential hi-fi separates company and over the years has acquired an enviable reputation for its wares – old-timers will remember the legendary 3020-series budget…

Samsung DVD-SR150M Dvd Recorder Multi Format Freeview Review

The versatile DVD-RAM format offers many of the much-loved features of hard-disk recording (chase playback, non-linear editing), but on the downside it’s still incompatible with the vast majority of DVD…

Pioneer DV-400V – budget DVD player Review

We’ve perhaps become a little blasé about budget DVD players, but this deck from Pioneer deserves nothing but your full attention. It will obviously appeal to those who don’t want…

Marantz SA-7S1 review

In the escalating product race between Denon and Marantz, both companies have introduced a range of high-grade disc players and amplifiers that have helped to push the boundaries of what’s…

The Music Hall Maverick SACD/CD Player review

I’ve always had high regard for Roy Hall of Music Hall. Blessed with a wry irreverence and ironic sense of humor, he is refreshingly free of High End pretension. The…

Esoteric DV-60 CD, SACD, DVD-Audio/Video Player

In the world of high-end audio, only a handful of electronics manufacturers share Esoteric’s level of name recognition. A division of TEAC, the Esoteric line of components is an all-out…

Toshiba HD-A20 1080p HD DVD player

Although 1080p video has been encoded on every HD DVD disc released so far, the first generation HD DVD players have been "limited" to mere 1080i output. With the second…