Tag Archives: Oppo

Deadwood No-Go for New SoHo

Among the signature HBO series that won’t ride again on Sky’s new SoHo channel is Deadwood. When the HBO-style channel launches on October 31, it will leaven the latest seasons of series like Boardwalk Empire, Weeds and Dexter with what SoHo’s snazzy showreel (Sky, Channel 10) dubs “iconic classics”. These range from The Sopranos and […]

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Oppo in 3D an Optical Delight

Oppo in 3D an Optical Delight

Oppo’s first Blu-ray 3D player is worth buying just for its 2D capability. The BDP-93 is priced higher than most of the competition but picture purists won’t begrudge the $1350 price tag given the calibre of the extras – even if the appreciating dollar is making it harder to justify. However, the premium’s partly due […]

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A New Year, a New Oppo

Oppo’s first 3D-capable Blu-ray player has gone on sale in New Zealand for $1149. The BDP-93 succeeds the BDP-83, which sold for $200 more, and has two HDMI outputs (version 1.4a) to optimise audio and video settings for TVs and a/v receivers. It also boasts a new video-processing chip, Qdeo by Marvell, that upscales DVD […]

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Cutting-edge Video Processor Confirmed for NZ Release

Cutting-edge Video Processor Confirmed for NZ Release

A new Anchor Bay video processor that promises to be a big step up from its first consumer model, the exemplary Edge, will go sale here within the next few weeks. The DVDO iScan Duo is being distributed by Control 4 and will sell for $2999. Anchor Bay describes itself as “a leading supplier of video-processing […]

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