Pros: Plays everything I can throw at it. Allows you to upgrade player with new firmware.
Cons: Doesn't work with all TVs. My JVC dvd player plays great on my tv w/ a component cable, but this Philips only shows shades of blue when playing videos. Works fine on another tv, but why not all?? And depending on what kind of media you use, there could b
Pros: A cheap way to watch video Files on your home TV. Sleek, good-looking design. Easily made region-free with a remote-entered code.
Cons: Poor video quality in progressive mode. Doesn't use 3:2 pull-down and has an obviously-cheap de-interlacing chipset. Subtitles in progressive mode have random white specks which flicker around them (can go from unnoticable to horrible and back). I you
Pros: Slim, looks good, "claims" to play all types of discs.
Cons: No matter what type of disc I played there were little hicups every couple of minutes that were very annoying. And, with some discs, it would stop playing them after about 10 minutes and show this crazy screen (think the Matrix but colorful and dense wit