DVD-3800BD http://www.stuff.tv/denon/dvd-3800bd/all en-GB Denon DVD-3800BD http://www.stuff.tv/denon/denon-dvd-3800bd/review <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Denon’s flagship Blu-ray player is massively more expensive than its rivals – but can its build and spec justify the outlay? </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-enable-hero"> <div class="field-label">Enable hero:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Enable full width image </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="2936" height="2202" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/dvd3930lrg.jpg?1364299742" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Despite the global gloom Blu-ray has been getting a foothold in the home entertainment market of late. Even so, Denon’s decision to launch its high-end DVD-3800BD Blu-ray deck seems brave – surely there can’t be many buyers for a disc-spinner that costs twice as much as most TVs?</p> <p>But the DVD-3800BD hasn’t been created to sell by the bucketload but to push the boundaries of Blu-ray performance. </p> <p><strong>Specced to the hilt</strong></p> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-pricing"><legend>Pricing</legend><div class="field field-type-number-float field-field-test-price"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> £1,600.00 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-ratings"><legend>Ratings</legend><div class="field field-type-hcmreviewrating-rating field-field-overall-rating"> <div class="field-label">Overall rating:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="hcmrating-default">10 stars</div> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>Review Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-verdict"> <div class="field-label">Verdict:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The finest Blu-ray player on the planet. Painfully pricey, but in the right system it will astonish </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /review/denon-dvd-3800bd </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/denon/denon-dvd-3800bd/review" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/denon/denon-dvd-3800bd/review#comments Blu-ray and DVD Denon DVD-3800BD Tue, 20 Jan 2009 06:00:00 +0000 Simon Osborne-Walker 11669 at http://www.stuff.tv