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Old 09-03-2019, 01:46 PM
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Default McIntosh Trade-Up Program: Are You Tempted?

McIntosh is promoting another Trade-Up Program, this time towards a new MVP901.

I have an MVP881 that I like a lot, even though I know many McIntosh users have reservations about the company's digital products. So I'm tempted by this offer, especially if I could wrangle an additional little discount from my local friendly Mac dealer.

I do have some concerns because the 901 is based on an Oppo mechanism, as I recall.

What do you think? Is anyone else contemplating taking advantage of the program?
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Old 09-04-2019, 12:39 PM
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Not tempted in the least. No 4K is a deal breaker. I still have an Oppo 205 in the box, and other manufacturers offer good 4k Blu-ray and everything machines.
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Old 09-04-2019, 04:37 PM
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Panasonic 9000 in this house. I feel like Mac will be sitting on these for a while unless there is a blowout.
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Old 09-04-2019, 06:46 PM
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Old 09-04-2019, 09:56 PM
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I don't have a Mc bluray player to trade up to a new Mc bluray player, but even if I had one I think I'll wait another decade for Mc to finally release a 4K version.

I still enjoy 3D bluray movies, but my oppo 203 and 205 players do both bluray and 4k.
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Old 09-05-2019, 09:42 AM
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Default McIntosh Trade-Up Program: Are You Tempted?

The Oppoís are great, and picked up one each (203 and 205) before company ceased manufacturing. Trusty 981 is still running great although does not read Blu-Ray, sonically it is refreshing to use as a source for CDís. 8k is around the corner.
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Old 09-06-2019, 09:42 PM
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I am not tempted at all. I was until I saw the McIntosh doesn't do 4K. That's a deal breaker for me.
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Old 09-06-2019, 09:46 PM
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Iím guessing there is a 4K player in the wings and a lot of current MVP 901 stock to move.
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Old 09-08-2019, 06:58 PM
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Iím guessing there is a 4K player in the wings and a lot of current MVP 901 stock to move.
Just in time for 8K.
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