Yamaha Electronics Corporation introduced two new Blu-ray players, the BD-S1900 and BD-S1065 (MSRP: $699.95 and $599.95, respectively), designed to complement the company’s new and existing AV receivers. The BD-S1900 has custom installation features to match the company’s higher end AV receivers, including the RX-V1900, RX-V3900 and RX-Z7. The BD-S1065’s features and styling match with the newly introduced RX-V2065 network AV receiver as well as the existing RX-V65 series AV receivers.
BD-S1900 Blu-ray Player
Yamaha’s new BD-S1900 Blu-ray player provides superior HD entertainment experiences and custom installation features. An ideal performance and style match for the company’s high end receivers, including the RX-Z7, RX-V3900 and RX-V1900, the BD-S1900 supports BD-Live and BonusView features and offers full HD Audio decoding, 1080p/24Hz-compatible HDMI and 7.1 multi-channel output with 4 x 2-channel DACs.
An RS-232 interface, IR In/Out ports and HDMI CEC functionality enables the BD-S1900 to be easily integrated into custom installations.
BD-Live and BonusView features provide secondary video/audio for enhanced commentary and information, as well as Virtual Package features for existing and future entertainment options via USB memory.
For all HD Formats, direct bitstream and multi-channel Linear PCM outputs via HDMI are provided. Additional audio and video features include Pure Direct for high sound quality CD playback through analog audio output, 192 kHz/24-bit audio DAC, x.v.Color and Deep Color compatibility, 1080p playback for DVDs, photos and personal videos.
The BD-S1900 is compatible with Yamaha’s SCENE automatic system control feature and has an onscreen display GUI for easy operation. It also features an aluminum front panel and gold-plated output terminals.
BD-S1065 Blu-ray Player
Yamaha’s new BD-S1065 offers a feature set similar to the BD-S1900, including BD-Live and BonusView features, x.v. Color and Deep Color compatibility. With a soft blue LED display, this Blu-ray player is a perfect match for Yamaha’s RX-V65 series AV receivers, including the new RX-V2065.