Manchester Sound & Vision Show
Come and see our awesome Blu-ray demo at the Manchester Sound & Vision Show in which we compare a budget Blu-ray player with a high-end DVD player

If you happen to be in Manchester this weekend, pop in and see our awesome Blu-ray demo at the Manchester Sound & Vision Show in the Renaissance Hotel.

We've built a state-of-the-art cinema room equipped with the latest high-definition audio and video. At the heart of the system is a £5000 Denon AVC-A1HDA home cinema amplifier, powering a 7.2-channel Dali surround sound system.

We've got now fewer than seven Dali Helicon 400 MkII speakers and two subwoofers to handle high-definition audio, more than enough to shake the room.

And for video, we're pitting a £700 Marantz DV7001 DVD player against the brand-new £400 Sony BDP-S760, using film clips from Wolverine shown through a £5500 JVC DLA-HD750 projector.

Why? Because in its day the Marantz DVD player was nearly twice the price of the Sony Blu-ray model, so it's fascinating to see the contrast between standard-definition DVD and high-definition Blu-ray.

More after the break

And just to take things one step further, we have a clip from the beautifully remastered Blu-ray of The Wizard of Oz playing on Sony's £1100 BDP-S5000ES model.

Still not enough for you? Well for our grand finale we've been given special permission to show two clips from the as-yet-unreleased Blu-ray of Terminator: Salvation. You'll be blown away, we guarantee.

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