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Old 04-10-2017, 01:31 PM
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Anyone looking at the 4K + BD Combo pack needs to buy this from Amazon UK. The USA edition does not have the regular BDs. Ironically, the UK version combo pack costs less than the USA 4K only package.
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Old 04-11-2017, 09:44 AM
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I just got a 4k television with HDR and Dolby Vision a month ago, and a UHD player about 3 weeks ago. Planet Earth 2 and Rocky Mountain Express were a couple of the first discs I watched. I think they spoiled me - practically everything else I am sticking in, I am like "Meh, its an upgrade, but it doesn't look as good as those two!"
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Old 04-11-2017, 06:46 PM
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Been waiting for this review. Thanks for confirming what I figured: this is the 4K knock-out I'll want to start with when I finally upgrade my tv. I'm not completely enthusiastic about the format, but I know this series will make the cut, no matter how few 4K's I end up buying. Picking this up now just to have it for that day.
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Yes, I will state for the record that the picture on this is just frikken gorgeous. I've seen a couple of other UHDs on our set, but the benefits of UHD on those isn't huge. This is definitely demo-worthy material. The vibrancy of the colours, and the clarity of the picture.

And I've only seen the first episode, though it did offer a nice range of colours, mainly hues of blue and green, but also some really nice reds and oranges courtesy of lava and crabs.
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Uggghhh, the second half of the last episode ('Cities') is corrupted for me. Does that plays for a fraction of a second, visual distortion and freeze, resume, and with no audio.

I think I bought my copy too long ago to get it replaced for free too. I don't suppose anyone else had this problem? I'm probably just unlucky that it would be the last episode this happened on....
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Anyone looking at the 4K + BD Combo pack needs to buy this from Amazon UK. The USA edition does not have the regular BDs. Ironically, the UK version combo pack costs less than the USA 4K only package.
I would like to get the combo 4k+BD set so I can enjoy the set now - and then enjoy the 4k version when I get to upgrade my equipment to 4k.
Is the Amazon/UK 4k+BD set region free & will play in Region A equipment?
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Is the Amazon/UK 4k+BD set region free & will play in Region A equipment?
Yes, region free.
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Yes, region free.
Thanks. What do folks think is a reasonable price? Amazon UK indicates $38.31 delivered to California. Is that about as good as it gets?
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Thanks. What do folks think is a reasonable price? Amazon UK indicates $38.31 delivered to California. Is that about as good as it gets?
List price for 4K only on Amazon USA is $34.99 and Best Buy is $32.99 so you also figure plus taxes. Shipping is determined by you being Prime or not. Amazon UK is just like Amazon USA, their prices fluctuate all the time. I got mine from UK for close to $32 at the time.
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