Yay. Just got an email from Oppo with an invitation to buy one myself. I signed up on the interest list a couple of months ago.
$499. So tempting. But not exactly cheap (for me, anyway). I've never been thrilled with my current SACD player (crummy bass management, no DSD via HDMI, just sort of old), and have always wanted an Oppo SACD/DVD-A player but wanted to wait for a true all-in-one that was 'reasonable' in price. Today's the day, it would seem.
For those that have both the Oppo and the PS/3, any differences in DVD or BR playback? I'm pretty content with my PS/3's abilities to do BR & DVD media. Stupidly, my PS/3 is not of the generation that can play SACD's. Ignorance, of course, is bliss. Is the new Oppo superior with BR's or DVD's?
Other than the ability to bitstream the HD audio codecs and SACD playback, is there any other advantage to the Oppo over a PS/3?
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