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Samsung BD-P1000
4.5 out of 10

Samsung BD-P1000

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Reviews and Problems with Samsung BD-P1000

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Overall 8
8.0

How to set up and maintain the BD-P1000

Antonio del Drago, Amazon
21 October 2008
  • Summary: This player actually works quite well, once you know how to properly set it up and maintain it. The unfortunate thing is that, right out of the box, it will require a firmware update.
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Overall 8
8.0

No problems here

HD Junkie "JSH", Amazon
2 July 2007
  • Summary: I bought this player in June. First thing I did was upgrade the firmware, then did it again mid-june. Important to keep up on this as the technology is evolving and all the new players will require this from time to time, so keep up with it. I have yet to find a blu-ray disc I can not play.
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Overall 8
8.0

bd-p1000

marvin kizerian, Amazon
18 April 2007
  • Summary: i was all ready for problems, but as it turned out ive had none with the blu ray discs or the regular discs that ive played. cross my fingers. no firmware update yet either.
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Overall 8
8.0

Do you get the impression that most of the people that don't like the BD-P1000 are HD supporters?

Mark D, Amazon
26 March 2007
  • Summary: Every once in a while the BD-P1000 freezes and needs to be reset...but not very often. When I got this player, the picture was good and it had a few quirks and irritations. Since installing the firmware, the picture is excellent and the irritations have mostly gone away.
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Overall 8
8.0

Great PQ

J. Whiddon, Amazon
23 March 2007
  • Summary: I just upgraded from a Sony upconvert dvd player and installed the latest firmware (1.1) before I even started.Popped in Casino Royale blu ray and was amazed, it looks like I'm sitting at the movies, all of the softness is gone that the upconvert dvd player would display.
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Overall 8
8.0

Second Gen in March 2007!

A. Help "DrMAL", Amazon
19 February 2007
  • Summary: This player contains most of the features a videophile would enjoy, along with excellent craftsmanship...every bit as good as the Sony or Philips. Samsung is an real up-and-comer, and they are proving it further with their astonishing ***** (solid five star) second generation machine (available in...
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Overall 8
8.0

Works Perfectly.

Sean Flanagan "seanf", Amazon
28 December 2006
  • Summary: With the latest firmware update, that I was able to download from the Samsung web site, this unit plays all blu-ray and standard DVD disks just perfectly. Wonderful picutre when played through HDMI to a Sharp Aquos LC-52D62U, which is a 52" LCD 1080p display. It has a quick startup as well.
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Overall 8
8.0

Huge improvement

MarkH "MRGH", Amazon
25 November 2006
  • Summary: Usually I don't adopt a new technology. Obviously you pay a high price and all you have to go on is the hype. I decided to endulge in the Samsung on the basis of buying a new plasma TV (Pioneer PDP-5071HD).
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Overall 8
8.0
Value for money 8
8.0
Features 10
10
Ease of use 10
10
Sound 10
10
Playability 10
10

the blu ray seduction masterplan

1st2theba..., Ciao
19 March 2007
  • Excerpt: I must confess I have been one of the most fortunate few who has had the blu ray experience. It happened one crazy evening at a friends house.... a few beers and a couple of slices of 4 seasons pizza, lights dimmed and there she was all dressed to kill..... the Samsung BD-P 1000.
  • Pros: it's blu - ray technology
  • Cons: slightly overly sensitive
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Overall 8
8.0
Value for money 8
8.0
Features 10
10
Ease of use 8
8.0
Sound 10
10
Playability 8
8.0

Blu-ray is it really all it's said to be?

dbirse, Ciao
13 March 2007
  • Excerpt: Now this is a very special piece of equipment, it is the first Blu-ray disk player out so it is a really cool piece. It's really a bit for the show offs out there (like me) though.
  • Pros: Great video and sound quality, looks great
  • Cons: Very expensive, quite a few bugs that need sorted out
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