Blu-ray Players Reviews & News – everything electronic Thu, 05 Apr 2018 00:32:37 +0000 en-US hourly 1 OPPO Digital Throws in the Towel Thu, 05 Apr 2018 00:32:37 +0000
OPPO Digital Ends Production, Support to be Phased Out On April 2, 2018 OPPO Digital announced they will gradually stop manufacturing new products. The company says existing products will continue to be supported, warranties will still be valid, and both in-warranty and out-of-warranty repair services will continue to be available. In addition, firmware will continue […]]]> 0
Sony UBP-X700 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Player Gets Dolby Vision (2018) Sat, 13 Jan 2018 06:09:04 +0000
Universal Disc Player with 4K streaming and 4K Blu-ray playback Sony Electronics announced the UBP-X700 4K Dolby Vision capable Ultra HD Blu-ray Player is expected to be released later this month, although a summer 2018 firmware update will be required to enable HDR10 and Dolby Vision. When combined with a compatible TV the latter two […]]]> 0
OPPO UDP-205 Gets MQA Update Tue, 28 Nov 2017 17:31:02 +0000
OPPO Digital just released a new firmware update for their UDP-205 universal disc player, which adds support for MQA encoded digital music files. This firmware update is OPPO’s first step in supporting MQA. OPPO is continuing the work on MQA-CD support, as well as adding MQA decoding for the USB DAC and coaxial/optical inputs. MQA […]]]> 0
OPPO UDP-205 4K Blu-ray Player Built for Audiophiles Sat, 22 Apr 2017 13:00:19 +0000
Flagship Disc Player for Audiophiles OPPO Digital announced its best disc player to date, model UDP-205. The $1300 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc player brings top-of-the-line audio performance to a universal player that supports 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray and many other digital audio and video formats. The OPPO UDP-205 is a step-up version of the […]]]> 0
OPPO Releases UDP-203 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc Player with HDR Mon, 12 Dec 2016 21:12:33 +0000
OPPO Digital today released the new UDP-203 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc player with support for High Dynamic Range (HDR) and Wide Color Gamut. The $550 UHD Blu-ray disc player provides 3840 x 2160 resolution, four times the pixels of Full HD Blu-ray. In addition, it’s a universal disc player capable of playing back all […]]]> 0
Yamaha BD-S681 & BD-A1060 Blu-ray Players Upscale 4K Thu, 14 Jul 2016 21:26:50 +0000
Yamaha today announced its BD-S681 and higher-performance AVENTAGE BD-A1060 Blu-ray Disc players, both of which employ advanced 4K Ultra HD upscaling technology to turn 1080p HD source material into crystal clear images for today’s premium big-screen 4K televisions. Both models have built-in Wi-Fi networking to access BD Live extra features on supporting Blu-ray Discs. The Wi-Fi Direct feature allows the […]]]> 0
Panasonic 4K Blu-ray Player Prototype Tue, 06 Jan 2015 10:04:20 +0000
Panasonic today announced it has developed the world’s first Blu-ray Disc playback technology supporting 4K and High Dynamic Range, which are expected to be adopted in the next generation Blu-ray Disc standards (ULTRA HD BLU-RAY). A prototype player will be on display at the 2015 International CES (Las Vegas, NV, United States) January 6-9, 2015. […]]]> 0
Pioneer Elite BDP-85FD & BDP-88FD Blu-ray Players Thu, 11 Sep 2014 23:58:48 +0000
Pioneer today announced two new top-of-the-line Blu-ray players, the Elite BDP-85FD ($1000) and flagship Elite BDP-88FD ($2000). Each model features exceptional construction, high quality video upscaling, precise audio reproduction, and advanced network capabilities. Both players set themselves apart from the competition in audio performance with their ability to redistribute processing power for audio only playback, […]]]> 0
Yamaha BD-S477 Blu-ray Player Thu, 04 Sep 2014 07:24:47 +0000
Yamaha just introduced the $230 BD-S477 Blu-ray Disc player, which has built-in Wi-Fi and Miracast, enabling users to directly stream content wirelessly from compatible smartphones and tablet devices to share with family and friends. This player also provides the ability to view digital images using Picasa Web Albums, and of course plays CDs, DVDs, and […]]]> 0
Yamaha AVENTAGE BD-A1040 Universal Blu-ray Disc Player Sat, 09 Aug 2014 01:06:34 +0000
Yamaha just introduced the $450 AVENTAGE BD-A1040, its fullest featured, universal Blu-ray Disc player to date with expanded connectivity that includes Bluetooth for the first time. Designed and engineered with the same granular attention to detail as the company’s premium and critically-acclaimed series of AVENTAGE AV receivers, the BD-A1040 presents exciting new possibilities for home […]]]> 0