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Yamaha BD-S1065 Blu-ray Player Reviewed

Yamaha BD-S1065 Blu-ray Player Reviewed

By Adrienne Maxwell

Overall Rating
4 Stars
 

One of two new Yamaha Blu-ray players, the BD-S1065 ($599.95) is a Profile 2.0 player with BD-Live and BonusView support. This model offers multichannel analog audio outputs but lacks WiFi-readiness and streaming video-on-demand service. Read More

 
Sony BDP-N460 Blu-ray Player Reviewed

Sony BDP-N460 Blu-ray Player Reviewed

By Adrienne Maxwell

Overall Rating
4 Stars
 

This new Profile 2.0 player from Sony offers an excellent assortment of Web features, including Netflix, Amazon VOD, YouTube, and more. It's also one of the lower-priced models in Sony's current repertoire. While it lacks integrated WiFi, it does support the use of a USB WiFi adapter. Read More

 
Onkyo DV-BD507 Blu-Ray Player Reviewed

Onkyo DV-BD507 Blu-Ray Player Reviewed

By Adrienne Maxwell

Overall Rating
4 Stars
 

Onkyo's new DV-BD507, the company's second Blu-ray player, adds BD-Live support but lacks streaming video-on-demand and wireless network connectivity. With an MSRP of $449, this player is a more cost-effective solution than Onkyo's previous Blu-ray offering. Read More

 
Marantz BD5004 Blu-ray Player Reviewed

Marantz BD5004 Blu-ray Player Reviewed

By Adrienne Maxwell

Overall Rating
4 Stars
 

Marantz will introduce four new Blu-ray players this year, of which the BD5004 is the least expensive. This $550 player does not offer the universal disc playback found in the flagship UD9004, but it is a Profile 2.0 Blu-ray player, with BD-Live/BonusView support and a Pure Direct audio mode. Read More

 
Sony BDP-S560 Blu-ray Player Reviewed

Sony BDP-S560 Blu-ray Player Reviewed

By Adrienne Maxwell

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars
 

Sony's new mid-level Blu-ray player offers a few noteworthy features not available in the lower-priced BDP-S360--namely, built-in WiFi and DLNA media streaming. However, this Profile 2.0 player does not provide access to a streaming video-on-demand service. Read More

 
Sony BDP-S1000ES Blu-ray Player Reviewed

Sony BDP-S1000ES Blu-ray Player Reviewed

By Adrienne Maxwell

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars
 

Part of Sony's top-shelf Elevated Standard (ES) brand, the new BDP-S1000ES ($700) uses higher-end video processing tools and includes multichannel analog audio outputs and 4GB of external storage, as well as built-in WiFi and DLNA streaming. Read More

 
Oppo Digital BDP-83 Universal Player Reviewed

Oppo Digital BDP-83 Universal Player Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
5 Stars
 

Oppo Digital's first Blu-ray player, the BDP-83 is also a universal disc player that supports SACD, DVD-Audio, and HDCD playback. That's a rare feature at this product's $499 price point. This Profile 2.0 Blu-ray player also uses Anchor Bay's VRS video-processing chip. Read More

 
Denon DBP-2010CI Blu-ray Player Reviewed

Denon DBP-2010CI Blu-ray Player Reviewed

By Adrienne Maxwell

Overall Rating
4 Stars
 

The new DBP-2010CI ($699) falls in the middle of Denon's 2009 Blu-ray line and offers a solid spec list, including BD-Live and BonusView support, multichannel analog audio outputs, use of Anchor Bay's VRS chip, RS-232, a Source Direct video mode, and a Pure Direct audio mode. Read More

 
Denon DVD-A1UDCI Blu-ray Player Reviewed

Denon DVD-A1UDCI Blu-ray Player Reviewed

By Adrienne Maxwell

Overall Rating
4 Stars
 

This $4,500 player is the crème de la crème of Denon's Blu-ray line, loaded with the company's high-end design and performance technologies. The DVD-A1UDCI is a universal disc player that supports Blu-ray, SACD, and DVD-Audio playback. Read More

 
Insignia NS-BDLIVE01 Blu-ray Player Reviewed

Insignia NS-BDLIVE01 Blu-ray Player Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
3.5 Stars
 

Insignia's first Profile 2.0 Blu-ray player includes a network connection for access to BD-Live Web content. This entry-level player, sold only through Best Buy, lacks step-up features like WiFi-readiness and streaming video-on-demand. Read More