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Old 01-12-2008, 08:04 PM
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Default Who owns an A35 and what's the verdict?

I am tempted.
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Old 01-12-2008, 10:25 PM
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I bought one a couple of weeks ago and it's fabulous. It also came with the latest firmware upgrade.

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Old 01-12-2008, 11:09 PM
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Just ordered it.
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Old 01-12-2008, 11:49 PM
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I bought one a couple of weeks ago and it's fabulous. It also came with the latest firmware upgrade.

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Same here! couldn't be any happier with this player! no issues whatsoever with any movie i've put in so far (DVD or HD DVD)
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Old 01-12-2008, 11:54 PM
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Wanted it, Bought it , Love it
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Old 01-13-2008, 05:23 AM
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I bought the A35 a few months ago and am verry happy with it was on sale on Amazon for the same sale price its at recently (299). I previously (well still own) the HD A20 which works fine as well. But I had recently bought a home theater receiver (my first one ever) capable of the high end audio so decided to get the A35 because of its high end audio capabilites (both players put out 1080p).

I must say there is an audio difference but you must have the receiver that can perform with the player. I wouldnt necessarily say its worth it to spend the bucks just for the audio because its not like night and day its more nuances..

If you dont have receiver capable of doing that then id just go with the A30 as they still look and sound good.

I will hold onto my HD A20 when I get another HD TV in a year or so then I will have two players for my tv's to play my movies. just traded rooms in the house with my brother and the 42 inch as big as it is, dramatically shrunk due to the room size. gonna have to go 50-55 inch for the bedroom haha As soon as my credit card debt is paid down :P
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Old 01-13-2008, 02:04 PM
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Circuit City's website is currently listing the Toshiba HD-A35 for $299 on sale until this coming Tuesday, 1-15-08. That's a great price for this excellant player. You also get the Toshiba promotion of 5 free HD discs by mail. The website doesn't say of this is involved with the promotion that includes copies of The Bourne Identity and 300 in the box or not.
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Old 01-13-2008, 04:22 PM
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I'm going to have to disagree with numnuts, there is a huge difference with bitstream audio via hdmi to a receiver that can decode it. Lets face facts, toshiba was more concerned with video quality when they produced their players because most people were buying them for their HDTVs, and either didn't have a home theater system or not a very good one. So people would notice improvements in video more so than improvements in audio. As such they put in quality video components and only so-so audio decoders. But that is my point of view, and I'm a huge audio file. I upgraded from an A2 to an A35 just for the audio (my tv only goes up to 1080i). However, I must say, the A35 does a great job upconverting IMHO. I watched a DVD on tuesday that I used to watch all the time when I had my A2, and it looks a lot better, even if it is "just 1080i". The other nice thing about the A35 is that if you have a tv capable of it, you can do 1080p/24. So i future proofed myself.
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Old 01-13-2008, 04:33 PM
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I am very pleased with mine.
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Old 01-13-2008, 04:57 PM
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Just ordered it.
It's down to $289.98 today. Amazon is excellent about its 30 day price guarantee - I received over $40 back on my A35 when it dropped in price a week after I ordered mine. You might want to add one to your cart & then move it to "Saved for Later", that way whenever you go to your cart you'll see any price changes. Just go to their Help section for a Contact Us form and give them your order # and a link for the new lower price.

Oh yeah, +1 excellent player.
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