Venturer launches 'affordable' high definition HD DVD player
Venturer has launched the SHD7001, described as the ‘affordable’ HD DVD player, although no price for the player is currently available, perhaps because the price of said players is falling so rapidly, the landscape might be very different when it hits the shelves in late December.
The SHD7001 offers 1080i video output via the HDMI connection, as well as Dolby TrueHD (5.1 channel) sound. It also upscales standard DVDs to ‘near HD sharpness’ says Venturer, as well as featuring a 10/100 Ethernet connection.
The player will initially be available to buy in the UK from the QVC TV Home Shopping Channel from the 29th December – so you’ll know how much it actually is if you tune in.
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