Panasonic Blu-ray player, now $197
Until 9/18/09 the Panasonic Blu-ray player (model no. DMR-EZ28K) is available at Vanns.com for the reduced price of $197.97. That's $32 off the original price of $229.97 and the lowest price we have seen on this Blu-ray player by around five bucks. FREE shipping is included and there is no sales tax.
The Panasonic Blu-ray player gets five stars across the board for picture quality, performance and value and doesn't appear to have any major flaws. Blu-ray prices continue to drop, as is apparent with the LG BD270 Blu-ray player, which has been reduced to $129 with FREE shipping at BuyDig.com. Samsung's BD-P1600 Blu-ray player is available in refurbished condition at RefurbDepot.com for $179.95 with around $15 for shipping. Sony even has a Blu-ray player that falls just below the $200 mark, it is $195 with FREE shipping at BeachCamera.com.
The Panasonic Blu-ray player features full 1080p HD output from Blu-ray disks as well as up-conversion of content originally recorded in 480i/p, 720p or 1080i format. A built-in SD card slot makes it possible to view HD videos and photos directly from the memory card. Outputs include HDMI, Component, S-Video, Video out, 5.1 audio out, and digital audio out. It is backed by a three month limited warranty from Panasonic. Dimensions: (H) 2.5" x (W) 16" x (D) 12" ; weight 7.3lbs.