$150, which dvd-player?

vbimport

#1

Well I have a $150 to spare for a PC DVD-Player which I am going to use to rip DVDS. Im a newbie to the DVD-Rip scene, thats why I ask. I want to rip my DVDs in hi quality format if that matters of which player I should by.


#2

Pioneer


#3

Wow, 150?? I just got a new dvd player + decoder* for about $60 total. ; ) rips DVD’s just fine. it can even read/rip the 8+ gig dvd’s. www.pricewatch.com look for DVD, then “kits”. ; ) (you dont need a decoder card to rip dvd’s…unless you plan to rip/convert them to vhs.) hope I saved ya some $$.

    • found the same decoder for $40 and high as $60–so to me it was a great deal–plus I allready own this card (Real Magic/Sigma Design’s Hollywood Plus) so far this card hasnt given me any troubles–as for the dvd player…its great.

#4

Shit! PriceWatch.com has some great prices on Computer Parts. Hmm sounds suspicous, looks a littile to cheap. What kind of place is this, is it like a Overstock stuff or just used stuff. Looks great though, I might purchase my hard drives from them. Also when buying a DVD-Player, are thier certain things I need to look for like, how fast it reads, hardware brand, etc. What do yall think about this DVD-Player, click here.


#5

blech!! Tiger Direct—bad experiences with those guys…sure the problem was solved…but it took quite a bit of time.
as for Pricewatch. its basically just a search engine…but every one of the compaines i ordered from were pretty friendly (I order a LOT–$1600 last month), and everything came though. you GOTTA watch the shipping!!! (Espically on NIC’s… I paid more for S&H than what the NIC cost its self) ; )
as for the compaines…if you want to be sure…call their tech support. ; ) or any of the 800 #'s they have. Its toll free, and you can see if it works or not. And make sure that when your on the page where your supposed to enter a CC# that it has some type of encryption. =) (i’m pretty sure that all of them do–but you can never be TOO sure)


#6

Pricewatch is a good site, and believe it or not - Windrivers.com
has a listings of sites with the prices along with of course - you guess windows drivers. That is what I check daily to check memory prices and what not.


#7

Yeah, I thouht windrivers had something like that, but if ya look at the print on their site:

“All CPU & Memory
Prices From:
PriceWatch.com

; Þ


#8

I usually dont look at a lot of the things on there just the prices…
And damn there was a computer show but I couldnt go - no money, but the last one I went had some killer prices on memory


#9

yeah, now if only i could have gotten my gig of ram for less than $140. sigh well, its better than a few years back where it was about a dollar per meg. Remember THOSE days??


#10

Er… …www.hardwarezone.com is a very useful site :slight_smile:


#11

Yeah I actually remember that and when it was a lot higher. It has fallen through the floor along with prices of burners…


#12

Pioneer all the way!
I’ve read (i think in cdrlabs.com) that the SCSI version (10x) is the best unit for DVD Ripping out there. Don’t know if this is true…