Buying a CD / DVD player can be a tedious task, especially since many different brands and models are available to select from. A CD / DVD player is well known for its crisp video and impressive audio quality. This is why the popularity of CD / DVD players has increased in recent times.
LG, Samsung, Toshiba, Sony, Philips, Panasonic etc, are some of the leading CD / DVD player manufacturers. While the offerings from different manufacturers remain the same, some features may differ. If you want to have the best CD / DVD player you need to look for the features and functionalities that they offer. The picture quality, resolution and the available connectivity options are some crucial aspects you need to consider when purchasing a CD / DVD player.
A CD / DVD player now comes with plenty of features including picture zoom, surround sound, digital theatre system (with Dolby surround sound), parental control settings and disk changers.
Main features to consider when selecting a CD / DVD player:
Almost all CD / DVD players available today include 3 types of video jacks (from the basic quality ones to the superior ones). These include component, composite and S-video. If your TV set lacks a direct A/V input and has a sole antenna type RF input, you will need an external RF modulator between the TV and CD / DVD player.
Up-conversion and digital video:
Some CD/ DVD players are able to convert DVD signals to a resolution that can match with the HDTVs. You can send these signals to a compatible television set using a digital video connection. DVI (Digital Visual Interface) and HDMI (High-Definition Media Interface) both provide high-quality digital transmission and high-definition standard definition signals.
Current CD / DVD player models include a digital audio output – coaxial, optical or both. This enables to send DTS or Dolby Digital signals to your A/V receiver.
By using the above tips you can now easily choose the best CD / DVD player for your home entertainment.