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Samsung BD-P1500 Blu-ray/DVD Player

Samsung BD-P1500 Blu-ray player
“I haven’t seen a Blu-ray player for $49.95 at Costco yet, but prices are coming down, as this recent model from Samsung attests. The BD-P1500 is being sold for close to $200 in Canada, and for as low as $150 in the US. But it’s not a stripped down model by any means, with HDMI 1.3 output for full 1080p at 24 fps, and Samsung’s Anynet+ (HDMI-CEC) connectivity, “which allows you to operate compatible HDMI products with a single remote”, according to an online blurb…”

Samsung Tantus SP403JA LCD Rear Projection TV

Samsung Tantus SP403JA LCD Rear Projection TV

“The SP403JA may be the only rear-projection LCD television in the marketplace. It’s certainly the only one I’m aware of. Measured diagonally, its screen is 39 1/2″ or 100 cm, and is 16 x 9 in aspect ratio. This means that with standard 4 x 3 pictures it’s pretty much equivalent to a 27 or 29″ screen, while with letterboxed pictures from DVD it becomes closer to about a 45″ TV, but without the black bars at top and bottom. A bit of a chameleon, this TV…”


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