I just posted the article Panasonic goes old-school with Blu-ray/VCR combo player.
Want to embrace Blu-ray without abandoning all those episodes of M*A*S*H you recorded to VHS? Panasonic's Blu-ray/VCR combo player could be the answer.The DMP-BD70V is a BD-Live compatible Blu-ray...
Read the full article here: [http://www.cdfreaks.com/news/15444-Panasonic-goes-old-school-with-Blu-ray_VCR-combo-player.html](http://www.cdfreaks.com/news/15444-Panasonic-goes-old-school-with-Blu-ray_VCR-combo-player.html)
Feel free to add your comments below.
Please note that the reactions from the complete site will be synched below.
It has potential. There’re different versions of this player in Japan.
Well, they are both in about the same demand ducks
I’ve love to see what VHS looks like upscaled to 1080p. I bet you can’t even tell the difference between upscaled VHS and bluray!!!
1080p upsampled VHS? Sure, could happen.
For that price it should burn too!
tapes just make too much sense in my household, so this might be nice … but … I wonder if it handles DVDs and VCD’s as well. I found that the PS3 as a BluRay player will NOT play VCDs, so that sucks.
I guess you would get a pretty bad blurry pixelated mess blowing up a VHS on a modern big screen HDTV so why bother??
Here the resolutions with each video generation:
VHS=320x224, DVD-640x480, Bluray=1280x720/1920x1080
I think is a good idea, because i got movies in all 3 formats (vhs,dvd,blu-ray) i got several tapes that have never been released on to dvd or blu-ray.
I WANT ONE!
Is there an option to get a Betamax add-on?
If there is, I’m completely sold.