Blu-ray Player News (67 Posts)


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May 01, 2010

Panasonic Adopts DivX Plus HD Technology In Blu-ray Players

The ability to play back DiVX Plus HD will now be part of Panasonic's next generation of Blu-ray players, adding to the product's versatility while simultaneously expanding the reach of the DiVX format, something brought about by a deal between the two companies. Continue Reading
Panasonic Adopts DivX Plus HD Technology In Blu-ray Players

Apr 25, 2010

Harman Updates Firmware For Controversial Lexicon BD-30 Blu-ray Player

Thanks to Harman High Performance A/V, automatic updates will now be available for Blu-ray players connected to the Internet. This addresses concerns and desires expressed by consumers who have purchased Harman's Lexicon BD-30 Blu-ray player. Continue Reading
Harman Updates Firmware For Controversial Lexicon BD-30 Blu-ray Player

Feb 28, 2010

VIZIO VBR200W Blu-ray Player Packs 1080p Video and Downloads From VUDU, Pandora

As most people know by now, Blu-ray players can do a lot more than simply play hi-def discs. VIZIO's new VER200W Blu-ray player is capable of downloading streaming video from online vendors VUDU and Pandora for even more home entertainment options. Continue Reading
VIZIO VBR200W Blu-ray Player Packs 1080p Video and Downloads From VUDU, Pandora

Feb 13, 2010

Sony Just Launched their First 3D Blu-ray Player To Retailers

While we'll be waiting until summer for the firmware update to make the component that much better, electronics giant Sony has brought forth their first standalone 3D-ready (once the firmware update is made) Blu-ray player, the BDP-S470, now in stores. Continue Reading
Sony Just Launched their First 3D Blu-ray Player To Retailers

Feb 05, 2010

Krell's First Blu-ray Player Weighs In at $15,000

It's here to handle large-format video, and comes with a large price tag: Krell's Evolution 555, the company's first Blu-ray player, is available for $15,000. The Evolution 555 is designed to get the best possible performance from both flat-panel and front-projection video. Continue Reading
Krell's First Blu-ray Player Weighs In at $15,000

Feb 05, 2010

S1 Digtial's Massive 100 Disc Blu-ray Changer

For those who have hard-to-reach components in their home entertainment systems or who just really don't like to get up between movies/TV episodes/audio albums, S1 Digital is launching its S1 Digital Blu-ray Disc Changer, which can handle up to 100 discs. Continue Reading
S1 Digtial's Massive 100 Disc Blu-ray Changer

Jan 26, 2010

Sony Releases New 3D Capable Blu-ray Players

Sony's new Blu-ray line, which includes the BDP-S770, BDP-S570, and BDP-S370, amongst many other models features a host of features, including 3D playback options for the new 3D home theater technology. Continue Reading
Sony Releases New 3D Capable Blu-ray Players

Jan 26, 2010

OPPO Releases New BDP-80 Blu-ray Disc Player

Universal disc players are a good value, as one of these can generally combine the function of multiple types of players into a single unit, saving both money and space. OPPO's new BDP-80 is a universal Blu-ray disc player that supports a wide variety of formats. Continue Reading
OPPO Releases New BDP-80 Blu-ray Disc Player

Jan 13, 2010

Denon Releases Blu-ray and 5.1 Receiver System

For those who want the best in audio and video combined into a system with components from a single source, Denon Electronics is offering the 5-SBD BD/Receiver, which brings together an audiophile-grade surround sound receiver with a 2.0-profile Blu-ray player. Continue Reading
Denon Releases Blu-ray and 5.1 Receiver System

Dec 13, 2009

Wireworld's New $1,000 HDMI Cable Delivers on Performance Promise Of New HD Sources

The newest flagship HDMI cable from Wireworld has been introduced and these provide the highest level of performance the company has ever offered. Continue Reading
Wireworld's New $1,000 HDMI Cable Delivers on Performance Promise Of New HD Sources

Dec 01, 2009

Krell To Offer a Blu-ray Player Plus New Evo Amps After CES

With an unveiling scheduled for the next Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in January, Krell will then begin selling its new Blu-ray player, as well as the latest innovations in its Evolution and S Series lines. Continue Reading
Krell To Offer a Blu-ray Player Plus New Evo Amps After CES

Nov 23, 2009

New Onkyo DV-BD507 Blu-ray Player Released

The DV-BD507 is a new full-featured Blu-ray player from Onkyo. The unit has BD-Live interactive features, with 1080p high-def video playback, HDMI 1.3a multi-channel audio sonics and a wide array of the other abilities consumers want in a Blu-ray player. Continue Reading
New Onkyo DV-BD507 Blu-ray Player Released

Nov 16, 2009

Marantz To Offer $100 Rebate on Blu-ray Players

Usually, more than one hundred dollars goes into the purchase of a Blu-ray player. However, in a new holiday-themed deal offered by Marantz - the slogan is "Go green by going BLU" - you can get one hundred dollars out of the purchase for a limited time. Continue Reading
Marantz To Offer $100 Rebate on Blu-ray Players

Nov 09, 2009

Oppo Offers Special Edition Of Their BDP-83 Blu-ray Universal Player

The BDP-83 Blu-ray Universal Player from Oppo, which has already won great acclaim for its audio and video capabilities, is now being brought out in a new special edition from its manufacturer Oppo. The new unit has a variety of special features. Continue Reading
Oppo Offers Special Edition Of Their BDP-83 Blu-ray Universal Player

Nov 09, 2009

JVC's New Sub-$200 Blu-ray Player

If you've been hesitating on the rim of the big Blu-ray purchasing pool, JVC is making it easy on entry-level buyers with the JVC XV-BP11, available for only $200, yet encompassing all of the high-definition video features that consumers want in a Blu-ray unit. Continue Reading
JVC's New Sub-$200 Blu-ray Player

Oct 25, 2009

Sony's New Blu-ray Player Offers Download Functionality

Want the ability to not just play discs but also download video on your Blu-ray player? Sony Electronics is now here for you with their BDP-N460 Blu-ray player, which allows access to both premium and free content from a wide variety of online sources. Continue Reading
Sony's New Blu-ray Player Offers Download Functionality

Oct 03, 2009

Marantz Adds Flagship Blu-ray Player To Its Lineup

A quartet of new Profile 2.0 designs now joins Marantz's line of already advanced Blu-ray players. All of the Profile 2.0s have Ethernet features and connectivity that enhance set-up and playback, as well as providing many other desirable features. Continue Reading
Marantz Adds Flagship Blu-ray Player To Its Lineup

Sep 13, 2009

NAD's New Flagship M56 Blu-ray Player

The CEDIA trade show, held in Atlanta, Georgia, saw a preview of the M56 Blu-ray Player from NAD Electronics, part of the company's new Masters Series. The M56 is retro-compatible with older audio and video formats, while also providing full support for HD video and audio. Continue Reading
NAD's New Flagship M56 Blu-ray Player

Aug 11, 2009

Toshiba To Make Blu-ray Players Late in 2009

After being on the losing side in the HD-DVD/Blu-ray wars, Toshiba is joining the ranks of its former nemeses and starting to manufacture Blu-ray players, which should be available to consumers in stores and online some time late in 2009. Continue Reading
Toshiba To Make Blu-ray Players Late in 2009

Aug 03, 2009

Marantz Adds New Blu-ray Players To Product Lineup

Marantz just added four new Blu-ray players, their Profile 2.0 series, to their already-available set of Blu-ray products. The Profile 2.0s have been created to serve "audio and video purists," according to Kevin Zarow, Marantz's vice president of Marketing and Product Development. Continue Reading
Marantz Adds New Blu-ray Players To Product Lineup

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