Sony's Blu-ray disc player finally released

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After a double delay, finally Sony announces the BDP-S1 Blu-ray disc player release and availability on major retailers nationwide.Sony’s BDP-S1 model outputs 1920 x 1080p (progressive)…

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Yawwwnnnn. Wake me up when HD-DVD has won and players are $250. :slight_smile:

Wake me up when dual players are available for a decent price which should be less than 5 years.

Hope I can buy this in the UK, will go well with my new Sony 40" LCD TV. Hope there are good music BR DVD’s released as well.

So it really was the software and not the blue lasers. It seems the suits wanted to promote laser shortages as the cause of the delay because laser shortages can be fixed while software normally can’t be fixed. Having said that, considering they shipped only 2 weeks after the Gold Master svn tag, ocean cargo ships either got really fast or they already had the boxes in Mexico and just spent the last 2 weeks flashing them.

So it really was the software and not the blue lasers. It seems the suits wanted to promote laser shortages as the cause of the delay because laser shortages can be fixed while software normally can’t be fixed. Having said that, considering they shipped only 2 weeks after the Gold Master svn tag, ocean cargo ships either got really fast or they already had the boxes in Mexico and just spent the last 2 weeks flashing them.