If you are on the lookout for an exceptional universal Blu-ray disc player that handles DVDs equally well, then Oppo BDP-83 is one to see. It provides lightening fast speeds, though you need to shell out $500+ to grab this beauty.
It is a universal disc player that operates well with everything right from Blu-ray disks and SACDs down to DVDs, DVD-Audio and CDs. It renders stupendous image quality on DVDs and Blu-rays, along with top-notch operational speed and stability.
The Oppo BDP-83 comes with 7.1 analog outputs, onboard Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio decoding, two USB ports, backlit remote, and 1GB onboard memory. It is Profile 2.0-compliant and comes with an HDMI cable as well.
On the negative side, the Oppo BDP-83 lacks Wi-Fi for BD-Live features, and is far more expensive in comparison to the other Blu-ray players available that offer decent performance. Moreover, you will not find streaming media services such as Pandora and Netflix in Oppo BDP-83
The bottom-line is that the Oppo BDP-83 is one of the best options for those who do not mind shelling out $500+ on a Blu-ray player, in terms of operational speed, performance and playback capabilities. Those who do not appreciate the idea of paying so much may look at other comparable options such as Sony PS3 Slim and LG BD390, which are far cheaper than Oppo BDP-83.