DMP-BDT3103D Blu-ray Disc Player with Dual HDMI outputs, What do you think?
Posted 28 August 2011 - 07:11 PM
The Panasonic DMP-BDT3103D looks good.
I will run 1 x HDMI -> Marantz SR7002 and 1 x HDMI directly to 40" Samsung A750 LCD.
What do you think?
Posted 29 August 2011 - 12:03 AM
must be good
whats the benefit of going straight to the TV rather than through the AVR?
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Posted 29 August 2011 - 09:33 AM
Currently running Sony S380 Bluray -> HDMI -> Marantz SR7002 -> HDMI -> Samsung 40" A750 LCD.
Amp and TV "no signal" once awhile.
Changed HDMI cables.
Tried 1-2 Splitter.
Changed settings on the amp, bluray and tv.
Wondering if dual Hdmi would fix problem, PLUS I can run the Marantz in "pure direct audio" (video OFF).
Posted 15 September 2011 - 02:56 PM
Unless you're confident the fault lies in the Sony BDP, it sounds like you are spending money to "work around" a problem that would probably cost less to fix. (rough estimate to replace the HDMI board in my HK is $280)
I have seen setups similar to what you are proposing and have seen issues with syncing of the audio / video.
Does the Sony BDP have analogue outputs as well as HDMI? If it does AND can have both running together (PS3 can to a point)? Maybe something you could experiment with.
Posted 15 September 2011 - 03:05 PM
I know I am an Oppo fan, but, at $400, why not spend $500 and get an oppo-93 with dual hdmi, and all sorts of streaming/network/usb playback? You get sacd and dvd-a playback as well as blu-ray. Yes, it costs more for region-free again, but IMO its a good buy.
I am also a huge panasonic fan (my last 6 TV's have been panasonic, as was my previous dvd/pvr).