Excerpt: Replacing my faulty video player seemed a bad reasoning to upgrade to blu-ray playback now that I’m an adult. If the cost of such expense would be waived off courtesy of my parents as a Christmas gift, I would be a hypocrite to turn it down. I …
I would recommend the 5992 instead for most folks at this time
2 October 2009
Summary: Have owned/installed dozens of DVD players. Comparing this one with Sony 301, BX1, Toshiba A2, E500, Philips 5992 and Oppo 970HD. Blu-Ray - ok. If you must have a BD player, this may be a nice choice. Especially if you need Divx compatiblity. No Ethernet tho.
Summary: having read the negative reviews i felt i had to defend the philips bdp7200 ive had this player for 5 months and have not endured any problems so far! maybe i lucked up on getting one that actual does work but this player plays beautiful blurays, is very quiet, and has played every bluray i have put...
Summary: This is my first Blu Ray player, and I second "Wewa's" comments. I've got a 50" 1080p tv and the picture is fine, when it works. The Philips BDP7200 takes around two minutes to load the movie, and often will stop playing in the middle of the movie.
Summary: This is good priced blue ray player. I did my research and this unit was rated one of the best buys by Consumer Reports. Got it, hooked it up, and it played the first movie for about an hour then locked up. Took me a while to get my disk out but I finally did.
Decent but I found at least one movie it won't play until a firmware update
D. Stewart, Amazon
25 July 2009
Summary: ]I've owned this unit for a few months now and it works like it should however I contacted Philips to make aware that the newer release from Disney "Bedtime Stories" will not play the main feature.
Summary: This has been a great machine after 11 months of use. It has been reliable and has played all of my titles without glitches. It bitstreams Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HDMA to my Onkyo audio reciever. I was and am still very pleasantly surprised by this machine. Kudos to Philips.
Summary: I could not find both optical audio output and subwoofer output in the newer players but this one has both. It is very-well built and almost too big and heavy for my taste. The disc tray looks heavy-duty and opens/closes very smoothly like the pricey high-end Denon.
Summary: This is my first blu ray player and I'm not too impressed. It plays all discs fine, but it doesnt respond to commands in a decent time at all. The remotes' buttons are annoying to push, and will not work unless you are pointing it spot on at the player.