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Basic DVD/Blu-ray player?

Looking for a basic DVD + Blu-Ray player with HDMI. Doesn't need any kind of network streaming (TV and other devices handle that already). Ideally under $100. Am okay with buying used off craigslist or something if the model is known to be pretty reliable. Suggestions?
posted by curious nu on Jan 1, 2013 - 6 answers

 

Connecting LG DVD Player to Mac

I've got LG BD 390 Blu-Ray networked DVD player. Wondering if there's a way to stream/share movies (in various formats) from my Mac wirelessly to the DVD player. Not sure if this requires special software, etc.
posted by dearleader on Jul 30, 2011 - 5 answers

Do they actually *make* Blu-ray carousels?

My beloved CD/DVD player (a five-disc carousel model) conked out last night after eight years of faithful service. I'd like to get one with much the same functionality to replace it, but apparently things have changed drastically in the home video market since 2003. Who knew? Help me figure out what kind of machine I need to buy. [more inside]
posted by Johnny Assay on Feb 28, 2011 - 9 answers

Charger for a Zenith DVP615 DVD player

Does anyone know of a place in the Los Angeles area where I can buy an AC power adapter/charger for a Zenith DVP615 portable DVD player? [more inside]
posted by SpacemanStix on Oct 1, 2010 - 6 answers

DVD headspin!

Time for a new DVD player. Format confusion! Resources? [more inside]
posted by mwhybark on Oct 3, 2009 - 17 answers

What mainstream DVD player has the best error correction?

What mainstream DVD player has the best error correction? [more inside]
posted by worldshift on Apr 27, 2009 - 8 answers

Built-in DVD player no longer recognised by laptop

How do I reinstall my built-in DVD drive? [more inside]
posted by fantasticninety on Feb 27, 2009 - 7 answers

DVD player that isn't hostile to end-users?

Can you recommend an upconverting DVD player with component output that ignores region coding and allows me to perform any action at any time? [more inside]
posted by odinsdream on Sep 24, 2008 - 10 answers

'New' is the new 'obsolete'

new-ish DVD player only plays new DVDs, but none from the library. What's going on? [more inside]
posted by Jason and Laszlo on Sep 11, 2008 - 9 answers

Boredbaby filter: Portable DVD player for car

I need recommendations for a DVD player that straps to your headrest. [more inside]
posted by beccaj on Jun 12, 2008 - 6 answers

Help me find a simple speaker solution!

Looking to get some decent sound out of my DVD player on the cheap. I'm a complete idiot when it comes to things with wires. [more inside]
posted by kmtiszen on Nov 25, 2007 - 6 answers

Need to watch it over and over and over...

Is there a program for Mac OS X (Tiger, if it makes a difference) which I can use to play a DVD video file AND scan through, using the arrow keys, in increments of a few seconds? [more inside]
posted by rhoticity on Nov 21, 2007 - 11 answers

Flash movies on DVD

I want to save flash movies I find on the internet and collect them onto a DVD to watch on a DVD player. [more inside]
posted by paulinsanjuan on Nov 5, 2007 - 5 answers

Stan alone DVD fix?

Can I fix my girlfriend's DVD player? [more inside]
posted by JABof72 on Feb 14, 2006 - 9 answers

DVD player on plane

Want to find out if anyone knows if there are plug in spots on an airline seat for a portable DVD player. [more inside]
posted by Workingtill85 on Jan 2, 2006 - 11 answers

Why can't I play dvd's?

I recently decided to jump on the dvd train, and finally bought myself a player. However, the video gives about 10 seconds of video followed by 10 seconds of blue screen. This from multiple players. [more inside]
posted by sauril on Nov 13, 2005 - 9 answers

Two devices, two remotes, one brand

I have a Phillips DVD recorder (DVR75) and recently bought a Phillips DVD player (DVP630) which sits underneath the recorder. However,when I try to turn on the new player using the remote for it, it's turning on the recorder instead. Is there a simple way to fix this?
posted by gfrobe on Aug 21, 2005 - 9 answers

DVDFilter

My DVD player (Sony DVP-NS325) hangs. The discs work okay on my computer. It's 2+ years old and is currently the source of a great amount of agita in my life. My television is ancient, so I'm running the DVD player through a box that is supposed to allow me to connect multiple components (DVD, VCR, games) to a single television, although I don't have all the other components, so only the DVD player is running through it. Is it time for a new player? Will cleaning the discs help? How does one clean (um, and not DAMAGE) DVDs?
posted by fingers_of_fire on Aug 18, 2005 - 8 answers

DVD player recommendations?

Help me find my dream DVD player [MI] [more inside]
posted by quibx on Jan 27, 2005 - 13 answers

Do DVDs come in bad batches?

DVD Troubles: For Christmas I received a DVD box set of an 80's tv miniseries that I loved as a young teenager. The second and third two-sided DVDs showed as "bad" in my DVD player. With much sadness, I packed it up and returned the item to Amazon, requesting an exchange.

Today I received the replacement set. I eagerly popped the second DVD into the DVD player so I could finish my miniseries marathon. But it is yet again showing as "bad." I tried this DVD in two players (one cheap, one midlevel), both with the same result. There are no hairs, scratches, fingerprints, or dust. So what is going on, and what should I do?
posted by xyzzy on Jan 12, 2005 - 13 answers

Crud-tolerant DVD players?

Crud-tolerant DVD players. My new-ish Sony commonly locks or hiccups on Netflix discs, but I've read that other people go years without problems, and googling reveals that Sony players may be particularly prone to this. What models or brands of DVD players (not PC drives) are good at handling worn/scratched/dirty discs?
posted by NortonDC on Dec 22, 2004 - 29 answers

Playing MPG1 on DVD player from DVD-R?

MPG1 + CD-R = VCD

MPG1 + DVD-R = ???

Preferably, something I can play on my console DVD player.
posted by scarabic on Jul 9, 2004 - 11 answers

Will a DVD released in Russia play on a region-free player?

How to find a DVD that will be playable on a region-free player if it's only been released in Russia? [This is the root menu; there is more inside] [more inside]
posted by amandaudoff on May 12, 2004 - 7 answers

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