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Offline slorayes

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dvd or blu ray?
« on: Nov 04, 2010 at 12:20 PM »
Guys im pretty new here in pinoydvd. First off all I'd like to say im pretty impressed with the site since I myself am a big fan of movies. Anyway, I've decided to start a new hobby which is collect dvds. My only problem is we've reached a point wherein HD is starting to become really popular. Now my question would be is it still worth it to start a dvd collection or should i go hd and get blu rays? Blu rays are still quite expensive for me and I have no problem with dvd if dvd will continue to stay in the market unless they decide to eventually get rid of them including the dvd compatibility in blu ray players. What do you guys think? thanks a lot.

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Re: dvd or blu ray?
« Reply #1 on: Nov 04, 2010 at 06:54 PM »
Since bluray drives can read DVDs, DVD are not going the way of the dodo anytime soon. If you can afford it and willing to spend quite a sum ( this is a very expensive hobby), bluray Is the way to go. The extra details of bluray are such that once you get accustomed to the finer details, it's hard to look at DVDs. But you might want to buy DVDs for those lesser titles, since DVDs cost a fraction of bluray, especially on locally available catalogue titles.

That said, but aware that go into this hobby only if you have money to spare because eventually even bluray will be superseded by newer technologies, look at beta, VHS, laserdiscs (or lp, cassettes,CDs).  So your collection will decrease in value over time.

Then if you get into it, make the most of it - enjoy the movies. Only then would you recoup your investment.

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Re: dvd or blu ray?
« Reply #2 on: Nov 04, 2010 at 07:22 PM »
Definitely you will invest a lot on BD.
If you feel that you can collect both.
My advise
Get movies in DVDs that you feel is not really that collectible.
Get BD movies that are truely worth it.

As tech dude mentioned, value will not increase in time.
To Boldly go where no Bluray has gone before.

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Re: dvd or blu ray?
« Reply #3 on: Dec 15, 2010 at 02:17 PM »
well for me both are worth it, naman, just an impact sa wallet & desire to satisfy once happiness w/c comes as a hobby... think the joy other you'll bring, group movie watching with friends horror or suspense and lastly the impression that you pass on to your kids or next watchers, who knows... guinness might buy your rare collection after long long x100 time for museum purpose, hehehe...
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Re: dvd or blu ray?
« Reply #4 on: Nov 16, 2011 at 01:18 PM »
dvd muna...masyadong pricey ang blu ray :)

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Re: dvd or blu ray?
« Reply #5 on: Nov 16, 2011 at 02:35 PM »
Dramas, Thrillers -- DVD

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Re: dvd or blu ray?
« Reply #6 on: Nov 21, 2011 at 11:43 AM »
Blu-ray all day.
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Re: dvd or blu ray?
« Reply #7 on: Nov 21, 2011 at 11:56 AM »
BDs for me  :)
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Re: dvd or blu ray?
« Reply #8 on: Nov 21, 2011 at 01:40 PM »
blu ray bar-none! sarap manuod lalo full hd. wow!!! :o

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Re: dvd or blu ray?
« Reply #9 on: Nov 21, 2011 at 01:42 PM »
BD
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Re: dvd or blu ray?
« Reply #10 on: Nov 21, 2011 at 01:44 PM »
DVD and BD PLUS a good player OPPO bdp 93 ;)

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Re: dvd or blu ray?
« Reply #11 on: Dec 27, 2011 at 08:32 AM »
bluray of course! great sound, picture quality is perfect (you can see every detail) and nice to collect.

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Re: dvd or blu ray?
« Reply #12 on: Feb 08, 2012 at 07:28 PM »
pretty soon firewired will change the site name to pinoybd. ;D

doesn't have the same ring to it,though. ::)

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Re: dvd or blu ray?
« Reply #13 on: Feb 14, 2012 at 03:59 PM »
always go for the latest technology, so i vote BLURAY.

though i wonder why some of my DVDs are not playing in my BD player. aren't the latest BD player, backward compatible?
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Re: dvd or blu ray?
« Reply #14 on: Feb 14, 2012 at 04:14 PM »
Ang galing ng laser lens ng bluray. It reads everything! As in everything. I have dvd's that cant be read in any dvd i have pero can be easily be read in my new BD :)
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Re: dvd or blu ray?
« Reply #15 on: Feb 14, 2012 at 04:39 PM »
Bluray. Although its still expensive, the resolution and contents are far better superior than the DVD's.

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Re: dvd or blu ray?
« Reply #16 on: Apr 04, 2012 at 09:45 PM »
sa ngayon i think blu ray is the best... but time will come meron lalabas na mas maganda :) :D ;D

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Re: dvd or blu ray?
« Reply #17 on: Jul 20, 2012 at 07:18 PM »
Blue ray for me, iba ang quality!

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Re: dvd or blu ray?
« Reply #18 on: Sep 08, 2012 at 10:08 PM »
Both. I have 20 DVDs and I'm starting my bd collection with movies that I really like, so far wala pa akong na double-dip.  Yung iba ok lang sa DVD panoorin :)
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Re: dvd or blu ray?
« Reply #19 on: Sep 10, 2012 at 09:37 PM »
for me still... blue ray pa rin ;D ;D

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Re: dvd or blu ray?
« Reply #20 on: Sep 12, 2012 at 08:59 AM »
Kapag ang DVD collection ko umabot ng 50 titles, I'm going to shift to Blu-ray.
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Re: dvd or blu ray?
« Reply #21 on: Sep 12, 2012 at 10:16 AM »
BDs definitely

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Re: dvd or blu ray?
« Reply #22 on: Sep 12, 2012 at 10:42 AM »
Honestly, if not for BD merchants here in PDVD I would probably have stuck to DVD's and NMT's.

Masyado talaga kasing mahal dito sa Pilipinas at bitin yung mga pagpipilian.  Mabuti rin at merong nmt option.

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Re: dvd or blu ray?
« Reply #23 on: Sep 13, 2012 at 11:51 AM »
For classics and movies I love that I can watch again = BD

For movies that are not worth collecting = DVD will do

Besides, the newer BD players and HDTV Panels can upscale DVDs better now.  I've seen some demos and I thought it was BD only to find out that it's just a DVD spinning,


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Re: dvd or blu ray?
« Reply #24 on: Sep 13, 2012 at 04:02 PM »
blu ray.. kaso nga lang ang mahal pa

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Re: dvd or blu ray?
« Reply #25 on: Sep 13, 2012 at 10:13 PM »
I started collecting VCDs then when DVDs became affordable, i shifted slowly to DVDs. Now that BDs are slowly (and oh so slow) becoming affordable, I started shifting some of my collectible movies to the BD format.

I guess as technology become affordable, makes sense to avail of the offering and "upgrade" one's collection.
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Re: dvd or blu ray?
« Reply #26 on: Sep 23, 2012 at 11:37 AM »
i used to collect vcd before then shifted to dvd. When the BD came out, i tried and was impressed with it considering the sharper picture, among others, that bd's offer. it's kinda pricey thought. I'm sure in the near future, bd's price will go down too.

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Re: dvd or blu ray?
« Reply #27 on: Jan 19, 2013 at 06:34 PM »
Go for Bluray.

For local titles go for DVD saka siguro cartoons/anime.

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Re: dvd or blu ray?
« Reply #28 on: Dec 14, 2014 at 11:15 AM »
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Re: dvd or blu ray?
« Reply #29 on: Dec 14, 2014 at 11:54 AM »
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