Refurb. Sharp Aquos Blu-ray player, only $69 after rebate
This week MacMall.com has the refurbished Sharp Aquos Blu-ray player (model no. BDHP21U) for $94.99, which is already $105 off the list price of $199.99, and until 2/28/10 save an additional $25 with this mail-in-rebate offer that knocks the price down again to $69.99. Even after the $15 standard shipping fee this is still the lowest total price we have seen on this Blu-ray player by about $54. Sales tax applies for residents of California, Tennessee and Wisconsin.
The Sharp Aquos Blu-ray player sees an average rating of three and a half out of five stars, pulling in higher scores for picture quality and ease of use, but losing points on features. A Blu-ray player that sees much more favorable ratings is the Panasonic DMP-BD60K Blu-ray disc player, now $123 after a price drop of $276.99 at JustBuyElectronics. If you still have a collection of VHS tapes that you don't want to part with quite yet, the Panasonic DMP-BD70V Blu-ray disc/VHS multimedia player may be right for you, it is now available for $179.99 with FREE shipping at Amazon.com. The Samsung BDP3600 Bluray player has loads of extra features like 1GB of RAM, 2 USB ports, PC Streaming, wireless connectivity, and get video from places like Netflix and Pandora, pick one up in refurbished condition at TigerDirect.com for $199.99 with about $20 for shipping.
The Sharp AQUOS Blu-ray Disc Player features full 1080p HD-resolution BD-Video with BD-ROM Profile 1.1 Support, Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD decoding, and multi-format DVD playback capabilities. It also plays media on DVD and CD with full up-conversion. It is backed by a one year limited warranty by Sharp. Dimensions: (H) 2.7" x (W) 16.9" x (D) 13.2"; weight 8.8lbs.