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  1. Venturer SHD7000 HD-DVD Player

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    http://www.venturer.com/nmu/SHD7000.JPG Venturer SHD7000 HD-DVD Player August 28, 2007 - Venturer Electronics today announced the launch of its first HD DVD player for the North American market. Responding to strong consumer demand for high definition video playback devices, Venturer will...
  2. 300 HD-DVD Review

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    I honestly expected more from this film by all the hype that was generated. Don't get me wrong, 300 is an excellent special effects movie that utilizes CGI to it's maximum. It did however have some flaws. For one the make-up/animation on the disfigured Ephialtes could have been done much...
  3. Onkyo DV-HD805 HD-DVD Player

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    http://www.hometheatershack.com/hd-dvd/images/onkyo-hd-dvd-hd805.gif ONKYO Introduces its First HD DVD Player, Including High-Bit-Rate and Lossless Audio Streaming via HDMI 1.3a 08/09/07 - ONKYO USA has announced the launch of its first HD-DVD player, the DV-HD805. This player has been...
  4. The Official HD-DVD vs. Blu-ray Thread

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    HD-DVD or Blu-ray... which one? :dontknow: Who will win the format war? :boxer: Can both succeed? :ponder: Why and what are your thoughts? :nerd: It seems as though several threads get side tracked into an HD-DVD vs Blu-ray discussion... and rightly so for several of them because the...
  5. Happy Feet HDDVD Audio tracks...

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    I was looking at the cover of Happy Feet HD DVD last night. I notice the DD+ track is labelled as 5.1EX, the TrueHD track is labelled as 5.1. My system currently does not have the ability to do EX processing on either of these formats. I'm assuming that these mixes are the same, with DD+ being...
  6. Region free HD-DVD?

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    Here is a question that hopefully someone will be able to answer. I am thinking of purchasing a HD-DVD player within the next few months as the prices are slowly starting to come down on this side of the pond (Europe). The player would be used for both regular dvds and HD material and would...
  7. HD-DVD Releases - September 2007

    Blu-ray Release Dates
    September 04, 2007 Nip/Tuck: The Complete Fourth Season (Warner) September 11, 2007 Face/Off (Paramount) Nature's Journey (Koch Distributing) Wings of Honneamise (Bandai Visual) September 18, 2007 Alexander Revisited: The Final Cut (Warner) Deliverance (Warner) Elizabeth (Universal) For Love...
  8. Blood Diamond HD-DVD Review

    Movies | TV Shows | Hollywood
    Part political message movie, part action thriller, part love story, Blood Diamond weaves all these parts together into a single cohesive film. On top of a good story the great performances by Leonardo Dicaprio, Jennifer Connelly and Djimon Hounsou make it an overall believable adventure. There...
  9. HD-DVD Releases - August 2007

    Blu-ray Release Dates
    August 07, 2007 Disturbia (Paramount) TMNT (Warner) August 14, 2007 Bell Witch: The Movie (Big River) Erin Brockovich (Universal) Meet the Fockers (Universal) Mercury Rising (Universal) What Dreams May Come (Universal) August 15, 2007 Dragon's Lair (Digital Leisure) August 28, 2007 Blades of...
  10. Recommend an HD-DVD player

    Blu-ray | DVD | Disc Media Players
    Okay, I am really interested in getting an HD-DVD player. I currently have a Panasonic RP-91 progressive scan that I really like. It zooms in on non-anamorphic movies, plays DVD-Audio, is really quiet in operation, and has a great picture, albeit 480p. I had no idea HD-DVD players had dropped...
  11. HD-DVD Releases - July 2007

    Blu-ray Release Dates
    July 03, 2007 Blood Diamond (Warner) The Untouchables (Paramount) The Warriors: Ultimate Director's Cut (Paramount) July 10, 2007 Billy Madison (Universal) Dante's Peak (Universal) IMAX: Blue Planet (Warner) The War (Universal) The Wedding Date (Universal) July 24, 2007 The Bourne...
  12. Connecting Toshiba HD-DVD Players for Firmware Updates

    Blu-ray | DVD | Disc Media Players
    I have a newbie question about the hook-up of the XA2 for these updates. I do have broadband but only to one computer, no network in the house. Will I be able to plug the XA2 into my cable modem and it take it from there? I really stink at computer type stuff. When my player gets to me should I...
  13. I want my Mummy (HD-DVD Review)

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    They say that time changes everything (or at least, has the power to change everything), and that is especially true where movies are concerned. Often a film is not well received during it's initial run, but gain a new life with subsequent releases (or home video), where time has allowed it to...
  14. Smokin' Aces HD-DVD

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    Picked it up yesterday and watched it later that night. PQ was great AQ too, everyone was asleep so I can't say much about the envelopment of the action scenes, but dialog was smooth and crisp all the way through. Not to mention this is a suprisingly good movie, and not just another action...
  15. Toshiba HD-A2 HD-DVD Player

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    Available at the Shack Store... Check Current Price. Avg. Customer Rating: 246 reviews
  16. NIN on HD-DVD

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    Nine Inch Nails Live - Beside You in Time on HD-DVD 2/27/07 I had a Best Buy gift card and decided to get this online. They have an online only price of $16.99 shipped free. No out of pocket money from me. :) This gets 5 stars for both PQ as well as AQ. Online Review.
  17. Toshiba HD-A1 HD-DVD Player

    Classifieds - Video Components
    This unit is about 8 months old and in perfect condition. Includes original box, manual and remote. If you are looking to get into HD-DVD, this is a great deal. SOLD! PM me if you are interested. I also have an Audio Control Maestro M2 Pre-Pro and an Earthquake Cinenova Grande 5 Amp...
  18. Does the Toshiba HD-A2 HD-DVD Player upconvert via component?

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    Re: Toshiba HD-A2 HD-DVD Player Although my BenQ 6100 projector is 1080i capable, I have to use a component to VGA cable for my Dish Network HD reciever. Does anyone know if the HD-XA2 upconverts thru component or thru HDMI only? Thanks Mike
  19. Toshiba HD-A2 HD-DVD Player

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    As low as $379.88 at the Shack Electronics Store
  20. Favorite Hi-Def DVD (HD-DVD or BluRay)

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    So, what are your favorites and why? For me, King Kong and The Hulk on HD-DVD are eye candy to the n'th degree and entertaining as well, but ever since I got my first title on HD-DVD, which was Serenity, I don't think I've seen anything better for an all around great hi-def transfer plus a...