The Panasonic DVD H1000 is “one of the best quality players in existence,” agree audiophiles. They applaud its “progressive scan mode. This groundbreaking player also offers second to none, crystal audio and video production. The sounds are subtle, distinct and sound like musical instruments. Although the price is hard to swallow, the Panasonic DVD H1000 offers features and a level of performance not seen prior to its release late last year. The build and ergonomics are excellent, and the unit is very “stable, albeit heavy. Audio enthusiasts also praise the great remote, which has large transport buttons and glows in the dark. Operation is quick and quiet and there are all kinds of outputs to boot. This is a first rate products of the highest caliber.