DVD players were the next step up from VHS. You can choose the scene that you want to get to, instead of having to wait to fast forward or rewind.

And you can store them much more easily. While Blu-ray has become huge lately, DVD players are still in the running.

When they first came out, they were extremely pricey, but now, you can find a great DVD players at affordable price. You can find them online and in almost any general or electronic store.

DVD Vs. Blu Ray

When you look at DVD players reviews you will find that they are still extremely popular. The main reason for this is because they are very affordable. However, they are up against a newer competition of the Blu ray.

While the Blu-ray is said to have better quality, the DVD player is easier to obtain. In the future though, as the Blu-ray costs go down, DVD players will begin to fade out slowly.

People are beginning to replace their DVD’s with Blu-rays as they are compatible. So if you buy a Blu-ray player, you can play your old DVD’s on it as well as begin to build a Blu-ray collection. This is something that the VHS to DVD step did not have.

Types of DVD Players

When you are purchasing a player, you may not think to stop and read the label.

However there are a few different types that you will want to consider when it comes to playing certain DVD’s. You will have to choose between multi region and region free DVD players.

The main difference is that the multi region only works for the labeled DVD’s and a region free DVD player will work on any zip code. Another type to consider is the portable  players.

These are amazing for long car trips or even waiting in the doctor’s room. Kids will love watching shows and parents will appreciate the entertainment break.

You can have this type inserted into the back of the car seats for added viewing pleasure.


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