Yamaha introduced the Aventage BD-A1010 Universal Blu-ray Disc Player that provides Blu-ray 3D playback, SCENE with HDMI CEC and control via iPhone app, plus Internet video streaming via Netflix, Blockbuster on Demand or YouTube Leanback. It provides dual USB (front/rear) inputs for a wide-array of audio and video sources. Advance features include compatibility with a free downloadable iPhone app for component and A/V system control. A similar app for Android devices will be introduced later this year.
The BD-A1010 offers many Internet-based interactive features, including BD-Live and BonusView, which provide secondary video and audio for enhanced commentary and information, as well as features for existing and future entertainment options via USB memory devices.
The BD-A1010 facilitates maximum operating convenience with the Yamaha AVENTAGE line of AV receivers. By pressing the SCENE BD/DVD button on a current Yamaha AV receiver remote control, users can turn on the power to the receiver and the BD-A1010 and begin disc playback. The BD-A1010 offers full HD Audio decoding, 1080p/24Hz-compatible HDMI and 7.1 multi-channel analog output as well as 2-channel down-mixed audio output. The BD-A1010 is a Universal Blu-ray Disc Player that also plays SACD and DVD-Audio formats in addition to offering wide-ranging compatibility with DivX Plus HD, AVCHD, WMV, MOV, JPEG (HD), MP3, MP4, WMA, WAV and AAC content. The BD-A1010 also features x.v.Color and Deep Color enhancements for video playback.
Additional features include an RC-232C for custom install integration and control, on-screen display GUI, dual USB ports for video, music and photos, playback of JPEG slideshows with MP3 audio sound, a detachable power cable, and Setup Wizard which enables the system to be easily readied for video and audio entertainment.
- Design matching with AVENTAGE AV Receivers
- Universal (Blu-ray, SA-CD and DVD Audio compatible) player
- Supports playback of Blu-ray 3D
- Full HD Audio format decoding (Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD)
- Connect to the Internet to access the fun and informative features
- BONUSVIEW compatibility
- Netflix, Blockbuster on Demand and FilmFresh compatibility
- YouTube Leanback compatibility
- iPhone app compatibility for easier operation
- Android app available in the coming months
- Highest quality parts allowed sound tuning for optimum performance
- Video adjustment menu
Price and Availability
The Yamaha BD-A1010 is available now for $499.95.