I just purchased Panasonic DVD S55 (S for silver, I guess.). This player
will play just about everything. I comes with a remote, but doesn't have
a headphone jack. If you go here:
http://www.superstore-electronics.com/pd_panasonic_dvds55.cfm you will
see it. I don't know really from whom it was purchased because I just
submit a request and someone else tracks it down, but I know it didn't
cost us more than $120. It works just fine for what we need.
I seriously considered some high end models, but after thinking of the
player's use, I didn't feel I could justify spending that kind of money.
Besides, the higher end players tended to not be able to do all the
things this one does. I also need to take into consideration who will be
using any piece of equipment I recommend for purchase.
The staff who have been using it think it is just fine. Besides, if it
lasts more than five years, it will have been the perfect purchase for us.
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