What is the best and cheapest Blu-ray DVD player?

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Do you have to play a Blu-Ray DVD on a Blu-Ray player?

All Blu-Ray players feature backward compatibility with DVD's,which means that you can play a standard DVD in a Blu-Ray player. However, the reverse is not true. You cannot play a Blu-ray disc ina standard DVD player.

Can Blu-ray dvds be played on non-Blu-ray DVD players or do you need a Blu-ray DVD player?

The answer to this is no. Blu-ray may only be played by Blu-ray players due to the fact that Blu-ray DVDs were made with blue and violet rays, hence the name blu-ray, and can only read using those Blue and rays. Absolutely. All discs of every type can be read on all disc reading machines. In a short (MORE)

What is the difference between a regular DVD player and Blu-ray DVD player?

The main difference is the color of the laser used. Regular DVD players have used the traditional red laser, whereas the new Blu-Ray DVD players use an innovative blue laser. So what's the big deal? The primary difference is that blue light has a shorter wavelength than red light and thus allows (MORE)

Can you play Blu-ray DVD in a HD DVD player?

Sorry, but no. Not unless the HD-DVD player has a Blu-Ray logo on it. Blu-Ray and HD-DVD are different competing formats, like VHS and Betamax. Unfortunately, it looks like the HD-DVD format is going the way of Betamax -- WalMart recently announced that they will no longer carry HD-DVD.

What is the best Blu-ray player?

answers will vary among different people but when it comes to visual and audio quality i would have to transformers some other amazing blu ray titles are the dark knight,iron man,black hawk down,band of brothers,wall-e and many more...hope this helps

Do HD DVDs play on a DVD and Blu-ray player?

no. high definition (HD) DVDs are not playable on regular or blue ray DVD players, due to the fact that HD DVDs are designed differently. therefore, they need to be played on a HD DVD compatible player. however, there are some brands of HD DVD players that will allow standard DVDs to be played, whic (MORE)

Can a blu-ray DVD be played on an HD DVD player?

There have been just one or two high definition DVD players capable of playing HD DVD and Bluray discs. If you have one, it will make it very obvious on the front panel that it will play both. It is unlikely that you own one of these, so the HD DVD player in question almost certainly plays HD DVDs a (MORE)

Can you play DVDs on your Blu-ray Player?

You can watch your dvd in your blu-ray player, but you can't watch blu-ray in your dvd player... sent by Macymouse Yes they can, they convert it to HD on the screen

Why will Blu-ray player play DVD but not blu-ray?

It sounds like your player may be having some issues. Try these steps to fix it: 1. Unplug your Blu-ray player for 5 minutes, then plug it back in and try again. 2. Call the manufacturer of the player to ensure you have the latest updates. 3. Call the manufacturer of the player for service.

Do dvds look better on a Blu-ray player?

Yes they do. Blu-Ray players have a special technology that allows it to make the DVD image HD-compatible. But it does not display the full high def resolution. Only Blu-Ray discs display the full HD quality

Can regular dvds play on 3d blu-ray player?

Bluray players are backwards compatible so they will play standard DVDs as well as Bluray discs. Note that although the DVD is being played by a Bluray player, it does not make it HD quality. Some bluray players will up-convert the standard definition image from 480 or 576 lines up to 1080 lines bu (MORE)

When playing a DVD in Blu-ray player does it change quality?

No. DVD supports standard definition video only. Playing them on Bluray players does not make them HD quality. Even a player that up-scales the video to an HD output format does not improve the quality, merely changes the output signal from a native format to a modified format.

Do Blu-ray DVD players effect the quality of sound?

Blu-Ray is a format that directly supports DTS sound as opposed to DVD that can only emulate it through the player. This will most definitely affect sound playback, but many home viewers will not notice the difference unless they are very picky and they are willing to shell out some money for sound (MORE)

What brand of blu Ray works best with regular DVD?

The list of features in the LG BD640 is practically endless. This device allows you to enjoy picture in picture functions, BD videos, Bonus Views, and it can up convert DVDs to high definition. This device has a 7.1 channel sound system, and a USB storage device can be used to store downloaded conte (MORE)

Can DVD player with upscaling play a Blu-ray disc?

DVD players cannot play Bluray discs. The lasers and the data storage are different so no data can be read from a Bluray disc in a DVD drive. That is the case whether or not there is any up-scaling available in the player. Bluray players on the other hand are quite happy to play DVDs as well as Blu (MORE)

Why buy a Blu-ray DVD player?

If you have a High Definition TV and want the most detailed picture possible then Blu-Ray is the best you can get today (2010).

Can real-player play Blu-ray DVD?

No, realplayer will only play CD and DVDs from your region. Youwill need to install a Blu-ray drive, a Blu-ray Player and an HDmonitor on you PC in order to watch Blu-ray movies in their fullglory. There are free Blu-ray players available to download fromthe Internet.

Can you play DVD on a Blu-ray player?

Yes, you can. Generally, Blu-rayPLayer could support DVD, BUT Dvd player couldn't support Blu-rayPlayer. Macgo Mac Blu-ray Player which is a good example.

Does your DVD player play Blu-ray?

No. Blu-Ray discs will only work in a Blu-Ray player. But DVDs can play in a Blu-Ray player. Blu-Rays are far more advanced in technology than DVDs and DVD players don't have the right type of laser to read Blu-Rays.

Can scratched dvds damage a DVD or Blu-ray player?

No. Nothing touches the disc, only laser light. If left in the machine trying to play it, it may make noises as the sled tries to track the damaged disc, but this would only cause normal wear to the moving parts, same as an undamaged disc.

Are Blu-ray players DVD compatible?

Yes they are compatible. You can watch a regular DVD on a blu ray player. They have built this compatible unit to be used for both. The blu ray will give a better picture but still can use on regular DVD's.

Is the Sony Blu-ray DVD player good?

The sony blue ray DVD player is an excellent device that offers built in wi fi. It provides clear quality pictures and allows for high definition entertainment.

Why will Blu ray player play DVD but not blu ray?

It is quite likely that the Bluray player is faulty. A badly aligned laser may still be able to read the larger DVD tracks but not the much finer tracks on a Bluray disc. Try some different Bluray discs. If none of them work, it might be time to get the player repaired or replaced.

Can you watch a non Blu-ray dvd in a Blu-ray DVD player?

Usually yes, not because "blu-ray" players are inherently capable of reading standard DVDs, but because the manufacturer has included standard DVD reading hardware in addition to the "blu-ray" hardware. The reason for this is the perception that most people would be much less interested in buyi (MORE)

What is the best hands down 3D Blu-ray DVD player on the market today?

There is actually no one model that can be considered "the best". Here's why: All Bluray players are built to take data from a disc, format it into a signal and send it out on an HDMI interface. The whole process is predictable and the output data from one model will be the same as the other. Don't (MORE)

What is the best rated blu ray dvd player on the market right now?

There are many well-made and popular DVD players on the market and what is considered the best by one person will not necessarily be the best to another. Consumer Reports magazine does comprehensive studies on DVD players listing the pros and cons of many models and is a good source to help the con (MORE)

What brands of blu ray dvd players are available at best buy?

For DVD players, they range from the brand Philips, to RCA, Sony and Toshiba to name some.In selecting the Blu ray players, they differ a little in choice compared to the DVD players. Some brands include Sony, Philips and Toshiba as well as LG and Samsung.

What are the differences between Blu-ray players and DVD players?

There are a few differences between a DVD player and a Blueray player. For instance, Blueray players and Blueray discs have higher picture definition and quality. The Blueray disc is also capable of holding more information. DVD information is written on the disc with a red laser, which a blue la (MORE)