A modern DVD player gets to you not just the best but the excellent in audio and video quality. There are several audio or/ and video players out there too that are good but nothing comparable to the DVD. There are a number of factors that help you decide your requirement of a DVD including your preference as well as budgetary constraints and any existing theater system at your home. Before you buy any consumer electronics like a DVD player, your major deciding factors should be quality and budget.
When thinking quality, DVD is the latest in optical technology. So, what exactly is DVD for a layman? It is a faster and bigger CD that can playback your videos, audio that is better than CDs, photographs as well as computer data. The single digital format of a DVD brings to you all the entertainment, business info and computers you were looking for. The video experience with a DVD is almost like a studio and the audio quality is also much better than a CD. DVDs are much superior to the videotape and mostly a better choice than a laserdisc.
With a DVD, you get a number of standard features that make entertainment much easier:
Language choice for selecting video scenes, audio and subtitle tracks as well as the menu.
Several special playback effects like freeze, slow, step, fast and scan.
Parental lock that denies any playback of objectionable scenes or the disc.
Programming options allowing you to playback selected sections of any sequence.
Repeat and random play.
Audio CD playback.
Playback and recognition of Digital Surround Sound tracks.
Durability, that is wear only from damage and not from repeated playing.
Due to the compact size, these are easy to store and ship. Also DVD players are portable and replication of DVDs is less expensive than laserdiscs or tapes.
The most important benefit of a DVD though is the quality of the video, digital surround sound and the added features. There is no degradation of the DVD due to repeated playing unlike a videotape meaning you save money. You can now record and collect your favorite music or television show for years and continue to play it over and over without fear of damage.
Movie experts choose DVD due to higher resolution and the audio excellence for home use. Try DVD and see the difference for yourself and you will see it is worth every penny you spent!