BLU RAY ONKYO DV-BD606

For Enjoyable high-def audio impressive DVD playback. Upscaling to p, the ‘BD displays the sort of clarity and stability more readily associated with comparably priced DVD players, as well as a more confident colour palette. The ‘BD makes a far better impression with high-definition sound. Against Oddly ho-hum Blu-ray images for the money. The fact that the quality of the Onkyo DV-BD’s DVD playback is better than its Blu-ray performance is damning for a player at this price point — believe us when we say your money can be better spent elsewhere. Our Verdict For the money you should experience corking Blu-ray pictures, but the Onkyo struggles to compete with players almost half its price. It’s weighty and distinct, so soundtracks are presented expansively, with dialogue well-defined and effects distributed confidently.

The fact that the quality of the Onkyo DV-BD’s DVD playback is better than its Blu-ray performance is damning for a player at this price point — believe us when we say your money can be better spent elsewhere. For Enjoyable high-def audio impressive DVD playback. Upscaling to p, the ‘BD displays the sort of clarity and stability more readily associated with comparably priced DVD players, as well as a more confident colour palette. It’s weighty and distinct, so soundtracks are presented expansively, with dialogue well-defined and effects distributed confidently. Regular readers of What Hi-fi? The black fascia looks dated and the overly plasticky theme extends to the remote control which is functional but flimsy. Colours appear subdued too. Our Verdict For the money you should experience corking Blu-ray pictures, but the Onkyo struggles to compete with players almost half its price.

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ONKYO DV-BD606

Colours appear subdued too. Technical Information Number of Discs 1.

Our Verdict For the money you should experience corking Blu-ray pictures, but the Onkyo struggles to compete with players almost half its price. The lack of multichannel analogue outputs will disappoint owners of more elderly amplifiers, but in all other respects the Onkyo stacks up satisfactorily.

Onkyo DV-BD606 review

Against Oddly ho-hum Blu-ray images for the money. There’s dynamic potency on tap and rag sort of punch and attack that makes action movies a visceral pleasure to watch. Compared to similarly priced rivals, images lack that last ounce of detail — there’s a vague, but undeniable hint of softness to on-screen images.

For Enjoyable high-def audio impressive DVD playback. For the money you should experience corking Blu-ray pictures, but the Onkyo struggles to compete with players almost half its price.

First impressions are that the ‘BD isn’t particularly blessed in the looks department. Regular readers of What Hi-fi?

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Upscaling to p, the ‘BD displays the sort of dv-b6d06 and stability more readily associated with comparably priced DVD players, as well as a more confident colour palette. The black fascia looks dated and the overly plasticky theme extends to the remote control which is functional but flimsy. Impression of depth doesn’t convince like the best players around either and dark images don’t carry as much information as they might.

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The ‘BD makes a far better impression with high-definition sound. It’s weighty and distinct, so soundtracks are presented expansively, with onkyp well-defined and effects distributed confidently.

The fact that the quality of the Onkyo DV-BD’s DVD playback is better than its Blu-ray performance is damning for a player at this price point — believe us when we say your money can be better spent elsewhere. Sound and Vision will pnkyo doubt be familiar with Onkyo ‘s sterling contribution to the realm of home cinema receivers but, believe it or not, the On,yo is the Japanese company’s first Blu-ray spinner.

There are no real complaints where specification is concerned.