Onkyo's new DV-HD805 HD DVD player

Ben Drawbaugh
B. Drawbaugh|06.06.07

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Ben Drawbaugh
June 6, 2007 11:03 PM
In this article: DV-HD805, HD DVD, HdDvd, hdtv, Onkyo
Onkyo's new DV-HD805 HD DVD player image
Onkyo's new DV-HD805 HD DVD player image
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While Onkyo has been a part of the HD DVD promotions group as long as we can remember, Onkyo really hasn't done much. We have heard rumors about a HD DVD player from Onkyo for some time, and there was even a mention of it at CES this year. Our friends over at FormatWarCentral have discovered a few details in an otherwise obscure Onkyo post on a UK site that we find very interesting. Apparently Onkyo expects to launch the DV-HD805 this autumn, and it will be based on the Toshiba HD-XA2 player -- with a few yet to be mentioned tweaks. We are excited to see another HD DVD player on the market, but we hope it's not just a re-badge of the HD-AX2. Before any format fanboys get too rabid; the Onkyo rep also mentioned that officially Onkyo supports both formats.
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