Excerpt: With all of the resources that are available to the Blu-ray Disc Association’s major manufacturers, it’s remarkable that the first company to cure the ills of standalone Blu-ray players was Oppo Digital with its $499 BDP-83 (
OPPO BDP-83SE (Special Edition) and NuForce Edition Universal Blu-ray Players
Secrets of Home Theater and High Fidelity
25 January 2010
Summary: OPPO has set another standard with the BDP-83 Special Edition Universal Blu-ray Player, and NuForce has made some measureable improvements with their tweaked version. The analog audio outputs of these two special edtion players rival players costing quite a bit more. Some of you might have difficulty making a decision on which one to purchase.
Excerpt: If the Oppo BDP-83SE NuForce Edition looks familiar, it's because it is. This is a Special Edition of Oppo's long-lost European Blu-ray debutant, the BDP-83, with some additional pixie dust from NuForce.