You won't hear any complaints about the falling prices of Blu-ray players leading up to the holiday season. The flip-side, though, is that there really aren't a lot of "luxury high-performance" Blu-ray player options for audio/video enthusiasts.
Lexicon, recognizing a void in the Blu-ray market, has developed the BD-30, saying it will be the first THX-certified Blu-ray player. It intends to launch the BD-30 in September.
It's not cheap with a preliminary price planned at $3,499.
Many luxury consumers, Kellom says, are connecting PlayStations or inexpensive components to their high-end systems just to watch Blu-ray.