Home Hardware High-end DVD up-converter

High-end DVD up-converter

How about a high-definition up-converter that costs the same as an entry level Blu-ray Disc player? Called “a power house of a DVD player”, the $399 DV-983H features processing technology from Anchor Bay Technologies, 7.1 channel audio capabilities, and HDMI and Component output with 720p, 1080i and 1080p up-scaling resolutions.

The DV-983H universal DVD player from OPPO received a perfect five-star rating from About.com. The processor is said to “generate a clearer, smoother, and true-to-life picture free of artifacts.” High end features include aspect ratio conversion, special stretch modes, and multi-level zooming.

The player also supports most video and audio disc formats, including DVD-Audio and Super Audio CD (SACD). Included with the purchase of the player is an HDMI cable, however no component cables are supplied..

For those of you with large DVD collections, up-converting technology is an economical solution with the DV-983H. When comparing the price of discs, you can get two to three standard-definition DVDs for the price of one high-definition Blu-ray Disc.

However, at $399, you could get a superior quality Blu-ray Disc player that also upconverts to 1080p. Unless the DV-983H comes down in price, it may be hard to justify spending that much on an up-converter, unless you can make use of the player’s many high-end features.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

4k TV Deals

Hot Pre-orders!

Paid Amazon Link
Game of Thrones: The Complete Series 4k Blu-ray
Paid Amazon Link Westworld: Season 3 4k Blu-ray

1-Month Free!

Hot Blu-rays!

New Articles

Season 4 of The Expanse releasing to Blu-ray Disc

Season 4 of The Expanse is releasing to Blu-ray Disc on December 15, 2020. The 3-disc edition from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment includes all...

The Godfather III Restored New Definitive Edit Releasing to Blu-ray & Digital

To celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the theatrical release of The Godfather III, Director Francis Ford Coppola and Paramount Pictures have cut a new...

2020 MLB World Series Format Offers Innovations Including 4k HDR

The 2020 MLB World Series hosted by FOX is being broadcast for the first time in 4k HDR. This isn't the first 4k event...

What Happened to Sundance TV on DIRECTV

Don't worry, Sundance TV is still on DirecTV. It just moved from its former channel, 557, to Channel 239 starting on Oct. 21, 2020. Sundance...

Support Us!