Toshiba HD-XA2 HD DVD player reviewed @HD Guru

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HD Guru published a review of the 2nd generation HD-DVD standalone player, featuring some improvements compared to the first generation ones. According to the article, the 2nd generation player is…

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Nice. I wonder if any of these blue laser players can handle individual x.264 files.

“Priced at only $999 retail” WTF? I thought HD-DVD players were $500 to $600. That kind of price will kill them in the market. I think I’ll wait for the HD-XA3 !! :wink:

I don’t know if it is the same model exaclty as reviewed as I am uninterested in these devices and will not bother reading about it. However, I happened to see a model called TOSHIBA HDA2 HD DVD Player at Newegg this morning. There, you can “snag” one of these DRM riddled beauties for $399 and they will even send you a free HD DVD movie later by mail.

HD-A2 - $499 HDMI 1.2a output with 1080i HD-XA2 - $999 HDMI 1.3 output with 1080p