February 22, 2007 11:00 ET

OPPO DV-981HD Bestowed the Honor of Best DVD Player of 2006 by Digital Trends

In the Midst of a Competitive Market, Presents the Honor to OPPO Digital's DV-981HD Up-Converting DVD Player

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 22, 2007 -- OPPO Digital, Inc. (, an award winning consumer electronics manufacturer, today announced that its flagship DV-981HD up-converting DVD player has been honored by as "The Best DVD Player" for 2006. Having garnered high praise and a loyal following within the video and audio community, the award-winning DV-981HD is available from OPPO Digital and OPPO authorized resellers for $229. The DV-981HD enables home theatre enthusiasts to obtain the most mileage from their DVD collection without investing prematurely in a Blu-Ray or HD-DVD solution.

As Rob Enderle of Digital Trends explained, "You've purchased the HDTV set and now want to watch something on it. You saw earlier that we called HD DVD the winner but what player would you get? Personally I'd get a regular DVD player with an up-converter right now and the best I've seen is the Oppo Digital DV-981. It makes your regular DVDs look very close to HD. And if you are like me, you have a lot of regular DVDs."

"We're honored that the DV-981HD has been recognized by Digital Trends as one of the year's top products," said Jason Liao, vice president of product development for OPPO Digital. "After the tremendous success of our first up-converting DVD player, the OPDV971H, we're thrilled to see our new flagship DV-981HD continuing the trend. Digital Trends' readers are discerning technophiles and we're committed to providing them with solutions that deliver the high quality, value, and versatility they seek."

Designed for HDTV enthusiasts, the DV-981HD delivers exceptional core video performance as it improves picture quality with progressive scan, film mode detection, TrueLife™ enhancement and motion adaptive noise reduction. It also plays high-resolution audio formats such as DVD-Audio and Super Audio CD (SACD) for enveloping acoustics. An official DivX® certified product, the player offers tremendous versatility -- compatible with many digital audio/video/picture types and formats such as DivX video, Kodak Picture CD, Windows Media Audio (WMA) on CD-R/RW, DVD+/-R,RW and DVD+R DL discs.

About OPPO Digital, Inc.

Based in the heart of Silicon Valley, award winning OPPO Digital, Inc., manufactures and markets high quality digital electronics that deliver style, innovation, value, and performance to A/V enthusiasts and savvy consumers alike. The company's leading R&D, high-performance products, and strong customer focus distinguish it from traditional consumer-electronics brands.

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