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Old 02-28-2008, 03:00 AM
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Default 'Nature' (PBS Series) -- pre-release buzz

Newcomer Questar has announced it is jumping into Blu-ray with four volumes of the popular PBS series 'Nature':

http://bluray.highdefdigest.com/nature_desertlions.html
http://bluray.highdefdigest.com/natu...eofwolves.html
http://bluray.highdefdigest.com/natu...arcticice.html
http://bluray.highdefdigest.com/natu...kmountain.html

Each volume contains two similary-themed episodes spread over a BD-25 single-layer disc.

Tech specs are 1080p video and Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround audio. There are no announced extras.

Street date is May 20, and retail $24.95 a pop.
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Old 03-10-2008, 09:45 AM
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Weak sound... The only sort-of upgrades from the broadcasts are (hopefully) higher bitrates plus non-interlaced video.

Is it MPEG2 like the broadcasts as well?
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Old 03-10-2008, 09:59 AM
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a little pricey for such a bare bones release.... we'll see what the actual street price is.
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Old 03-10-2008, 11:15 AM
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probably $17.50 on Amazon
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Anyone know if Questar is going to be a region free distributor?
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