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Old 04-01-2011, 05:11 PM   #1
OG Pooh OG Pooh is offline
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Question Sony BDP-S770 Vs. Toshiba BDP3000

Apologies, In the thread title, I mistyped the Toshiba as the BDP3000. It is the BDX3000. If a MOD could change the title, I would appreciate it.

I'm looking at replacing our older Sony BDP-S300 and moving it to the bedroom. While I'm inclined to go with an Oppo, I'm also looking at these two players...

Sony BDP-S770

Toshiba BDX3000

They are pretty comparable to one another. While we have a Sony right now, I must admit that other than displays, I'm not a fan of Sony. I guess what I'm getting at is this... I know the Toshiba is a fairly new unit, and I was wondering if anyone has any experience with it? I'm really looking for an excuse to purchase it over the Sony, but I need to know if it's reliable or has any particular flaws. The reviews I've come across haven't mentioned long-term reliability. They have stated it is extremely fast though. I definitely like the physical appearance of the Toshiba much better (not that it's that important). I'm not looking for any debates or fanboy comments. I just want replies of actual experience with either of these players. Any input would be appreciated.

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Old 04-02-2011, 01:24 AM   #2
Ronald L King Ronald L King is offline
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I have the sony BDP-S770 and have no complaints at all the 3d works very well and it loads very fast,it has been very relieable.
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Old 04-04-2011, 07:16 PM   #3
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Default Sony bdp770

I had no complaints either, however last Saturday when I was trying to watch Black Swan, the player didn't work, I thought that I had a defective
movie, and when back to Target, where they exchanged the movie, then I tried again and it did not work. I called Sony this morning and they said that I need to upgrade the player, Have any one have the same or similar complain?
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Old 04-04-2011, 08:53 PM   #4
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'Black Swan' on Blu-ray seems to be problematic with Sony blu-ray players.

- Is there a new replacement for the S770, like the S780?
And are the new Sony models better or worse than the 70 series?

I think that Sony might be a better choice compared to Toshiba. Just a guess...
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Old 04-07-2011, 10:57 PM   #5
stratford stratford is offline
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isn't it likely that sony are to lazy to update their firmware?
some might say the player is not fit for purpose refund!
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Old 01-16-2013, 02:24 AM   #6
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I've had this player for a few years. Hardly used(maybe once a week if that). Anyways lately the movie screen would turn black. Could still hear the movie just no picture. Trying to get help from sony is a real head ache. I was transferred 3 times and had to explain what was happening. Was supposed to get transferred for the 4th time. Told them to give me the number and when i have another hour to waste I'll call them back.
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Old 01-16-2013, 05:32 AM   #7
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good info to me, I think that Sony might be a better choice compared to Toshiba. Just a guess,thanks for your sharing
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Old 01-17-2013, 12:20 AM   #8
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If money is not an issue go with the OPPO , but if it is go with the Sony S770.
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