Chinese Transformers DVD set tin...anygood???

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  1. Wyvern

    Wyvern Velvet Sanchez

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    Does anyone have this??? Is it any good? Is it official? What are the pros and cons in buying this???
     
  2. NeilJam

    NeilJam Resident Audiophile

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    Are you talking about the 15 DVD set in the silver tin? I just got that one a few months ago and it's pretty good. The surround sound is mixed well. It was a good price for the entire G1 series, but I'm not sure now "official" it is.
     
  3. Scourge

    Scourge I shall rise again

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    From the reports i have heard it is an offically licensed item in china i am sure nevermore or draven can correct me on that if i am wrong
     
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    From what I have heard from pple who own this...the quality is indeed good...as for the part "official" part...I have no idea.
     
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    This thread should answer your questions about the quality; I give it a little review in there.
    As for the set's officiality, I highly doubt it. However, since the quality's so good and it's really cheap, I have no complaints with it at all.
     
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    As others have mentioned, it's official - just a Chinese officially liscensed...

    And I got it for Xmas. Love it - BUT, I didn't care for how most of the disks didn't have a protective sleeve b4 being put in the cardboard "holder" - a couple have minor scratches, so I pulled them all out, and dropped into individual holders, copied the episode listing, and that's in the tin (the orig holder is w/ my collection).

    Sound quality seems great, picture is clear (course, I have no clue what to compare to, so....)

    If I could have found the original Rhino releases at least at their orig prices, I might have gotten the US release - but couldn't find those, cept on eBay, usually for a chunk more.

    And my 4 y/o was getting bored of the same 8 disks of S1 & S2.1 and wanted more TFs :thumb 
     
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    these DVDs also lack the "remastered"(ruined) sound effects that rhino added. they're all the broadcast versions of the episodes.
     
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    I'd have to agree. I don't have the tin boxed set...I have the wooden box set.
    I must say it was well worth the price...official or not!
     
  9. Master Sing

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    I have it... great quality .... all my DVDs came with protective sleeves... for about 45 bucks can't beat that!
     
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    Does anybody that has the set have the ability to post a couple screens....just to see the quality that is talked about. I have the Rhino sets, but didn't like the sound work they did and the film transfers full of errors. If this set is the correct versions I remembered as a little tot, then I may get this to replace the Rhino set. No more word on the Sony sets that are supposed to come out....but I'm sure they won't be this cheap!!!
     
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    That's odd; all the discs in mine were in sleeves inside the holder. Stupid question, I know, but are you sure the sleeves didn't just stay in there when you took them out..?
     
  12. Wyvern

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    Hmmm......Sony is making their own sets????

    I want this tin because it just costs too much to get the RHINO ONES. I have the first sets but then stopped buing them. I recently checked on ebay and season 3 was going for $72....
     
  13. Barricade

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    I'm on disc 3 of this set, it was worth every penny. People want a fortune for the US boxes, and I got this fo' cheap. Great quality, cool key chain, nice post cards.

    Borat: NICE!
     
  14. Wyvern

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    Hey Draven, I just read your review of the set. Seems like it kick as. I would have liked the menus to be in english but for the price I can't coplain.

    SO $50 shipped is what I expect to pay? Or has the price gone up??
     
  15. Barricade

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    I picked the most expensive shipping and the insurance and the total was around $68. Got it like 4 days later. Sweeeeeeet.
     
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    Mine's in the mail.
    Can't wait for it to arrive.
    I ordered the 15DVD tin set
     
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    $50 shipped is about what I paid to the UK.
     
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    I've been wondering if I should invest in this set and I've just been sold!
     
  19. Wyvern

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    Well I just checked ebay. Prices average at about $68 shipped like Barricade mentioned. Cheapest was about $55... Can anyone recomend me a seller???
     
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    I can't rememberwho I got it from; it was quite a while ago, and eBay's records of which transaction went with what don't go back that far. However the product is sound, so if you can find a seller with good feedback, I'd go for it. Sorry I can't be more help :( 
     
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