New Product: Toshiba HD-XA2 HD DVD Player

CLIMBING THE LADDER Now in its second generation, Toshiba's flagship HD DVD player can finally provide 1080p video output - the top dog among HDTV formats. The HD-XA2's state-of-the-art HDMI 1.3 output can send both video and digital sound, including the new lossless Dolby and DTS formats, straight to your HDTV or receiver over one perfectly convenient cable.

A BIT MORE COLOR Extra bonus: The upgraded HDMI interface can deliver 36-bit color, although you'll have to wait for some even newer video format to take advantage of that feature Price: $1,000 (available in December)., 800-631-3811

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