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Yamaha Introduces First Universal Blu-ray Player: the BD-A1000

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Yamaha Electronics Corporation recently introduced the BD-A1000 Blu-ray Disc Player. The BD-A1000 features content playback from Netflix, Blockbuster, and YouTube internet video streaming, along with dual USB inputs for a wide array of audio and video sources.

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The BD-A1000 is Yamaha's first universal Blu-ray player, and adds internet-related, interactive features such as BD-Live and BonusView, as well as features for existing and future entertainment options via USB memory.

The BD-A1000 is engineered for 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-A1000, and begin disc playback. The BD-A1000 offers full HD audio decoding, 1080p/24Hz-compatible HDMI and 7.1 multi-channel analog output with four 2-channel DACs. It has disc and USB multimedia format compatibility for AVCHD, WMV, JPEG (HD), MP3, and WMA. The BD-A1000 also provides full integration with home automation solutions and is Control4 certified.

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Additional features include an RC-232C integration control, on-screen display GUI, dual USB ports for video, music and photos playback, and detachable power cable.

The Yamaha BD-A1000 carries an MSRP of $699.95.

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