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Sharp BD-MPC70 1-Bit Theater AQUOS Audio System Announced

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Flagship Model for Large-Screen Living Room Audio Systems High-Quality Sound is the Ideal Accompaniment for Large-Screen TVs

Sharp Corporation will introduce into the Japanese market the BD-MPC70 BD 1-Bit Theater AQUOS Audio System with built-in Blu-ray Disc player, a new flagship model for home theater systems that offers high-quality sound to accompany large-screen TVs that families enjoy in their living rooms.

Equipped with a surround-sound amplifier with a high-end version of Sharp’s proprietary 1-Bit digital amp, and with newly designed speakers for providing an expanded listening area, this 7.1-channel theater system fills an entire room with high-quality sound, perfectly complementing the high-quality images of the AQUOS LCD TV. It’s perfect for an age in which more and more people want large-screen entertainment in their homes.

This new theater system also has a built-in high-resolution Blu-ray Disc player equipped with the 1080p-compatible image engine, allowing it to display high-quality images on an AQUOS LCD TV.

Moreover, with support for the AQUOS Fami-link, a home entertainment AV setup that enables easy operation centered on the AQUOS LCD TV1, this new model becomes part of an audio system that goes elegantly with room interiors. Build-to-order manufacturing of this new model will start on June 25, 2007. As a new flagship model for living room audio systems to match today’s increasingly popular large-screen TVs, the BD-MPC70 meets the needs of those who demand the highest quality in both sound and image.

Product name BD 1-Bit Theater System
Model name BD-MPC70
System configuration Surround-sound amplifier with built-in Blu-ray Disc player, 2 front speakers, 2 surround-sound speakers, 2 surround-sound back speakers, 1 center speaker, and 1 sub-woofer
Suggested retail price 1,050,000 yen (tax included)
Date of introduction in Japan June 25, 2007 (Build-to-order manufacturing)

Major Features

  1. 7.1-channel theater system combines the surround-sound amplifier with 1-Bit digital amp and newly designed speakers that fill an entire room with high-quality sound.
  2. Built-in high-resolution Blu-ray Disc player equipped with the 1080p-compatible image engine for displaying high-quality images on an AQUOS LCD TV.
  3. Compatible with the AQUOS Fami-link, a home entertainment AV setup centered on the AQUOS LCD TV1.

1 When connected via HDMI input jack to an AQUOS LCD TV that supports AQUOS Fami-link.

Specifications

Product name BD 1-Bit Theater System
Model name BD-MPC70

Main unit (player/amplifier section)

Player section
Playable discs BD video, BD-RE Ver2.1 (single-layer type only), BD-R Ver1.1 (single-layer type only), DVD video, DVD-RW/-R (video format finalized), DVD-RAM2,DVD+RW/+R (video format finalized), standard audio CDs, CD-RW/-R (audio CD format)
Video DAC 12-bit/148.5 MHz
Audio DAC 24-bit/192 kHz
Amplifier section
Max. audio output (JEITA) Total 175 W
Front: 25 W + 25W
Center: 25 W
Surround: 25 W + 25 W
Surround back: 25 W + 25 W
Amplifier composition 1-Bit(delta sigma) modulation
1-Bit switching frequency 11.2 MHz
Input jacks Digital audio input (optical) x2
Analog audio input (pin jack L/R) x2
Microphone input x1
Output jacks Video output (pin jack) x 1
S-Video output x 1
D video output x 1
HDMI output x 1
Digital audio output (optical) x 1
Analog audio output (pin jack L/R) x 1
Headphone output (16 to 50, 32 recommended), 6.3mm diameter stereo jack x 1
Speaker output (8) x 7
Subwoofer output pin jack x 1
Power supply 100V AC, 50/60 Hz
External dimensions (W x D x H) 440 x 445.5 x 204 mm

2 When using a DVD-RAM disc, the playback disc must be removed from the cartridge.

Speaker section

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Format
Model name Front, center, surround, surround back
: 1 way (magnetic proof design)
Speaker Front, center, surround, surround back : 10 cm
External dimensions (W x D x H) Front, surround : 288 x 288 x 748 mm
Center, surround back : 150 x 177 x 150 mm

Subwoofer section

Subwoofer 25 cm x 1, 25 cm Passive radiator x1
Power supply 100V AC, 50/60 Hz
External dimensions (W x D x H) 440 x 195 x 390 mm
Max. audio output 250W

Accessories
Wireless remote control x 1, AAA dry cell battery x 2, Power cord x 1, Subwoofer cable x 1, HDMI cable x 1, Optical digital audio cable x 1, Set-up Microphone x 1, Operational manual x 1, Easy guidance x 1, Warranty card

  • Blu-ray Disc and the Blu-ray Disc logo are trademarks.
  • Audyssey Multi EQ XT is a registered trademark of Audyssey Laboratories, Inc.
  • Dolby, Pro Logic and the double D symbol, and the sound shell logo are trademarks of DolbyLaboratories, Inc.
  • HDMI, the HDMI logo, and High-Definition Multimedia interface are registered trademarks or trademarks of HDMI Licensing, LLC.
  • Java and all other Java trademarks and logos are trademarks or registered trademarks of Sun Microsystems, Inc. in the United States and/or other countries. All Java technology used in this product was jointly developed by Sharp and Sun Microsystems, Inc.

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