The Harman Kardon DVD-48 DVD/CD Player brings your home theater experience to a whole new level with superb HD DVD imagery and exquisite digital audio sound. Your current DVD library will look and sound better than ever before, because the DVD-48 is a backward-compatible multi-format DVD player, capable of upconverting your DVDs to a 720p/1080i and 1080p high-definition experience. With the DVD-48, enjoy the awesome power of Dolby Digital and DTS digital audio for a wider, more enveloping surround-sound environment with enhanced sound transitions, or simply, recreate the ambiance of a concert hall with exquisite detail.
In addition, the DVD-48 presents superb functionality and high-end features that will be hard to match, such as progressive-scan, component video output, HDMI output, 6-channel audio outputs, 105dB S/N ratio, and 96KHz/24-Bit audio processing. With connectivity to multiple A/V components and playback capabilities of a variety of video and audio formats, the Harman Kardon DVD-48 answers the call with versatility and reliability.
High Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI)
The DVD-48 features an HDMI output, capable of reproducing and upconverting video signals to 720p/1080i and 1080p. This technology enables the DVD-48 to carry the HD audio and video information through a single cable and achieving the highest quality picture and clearest sound available.
Progressive Scan Capability
The DVD-48 is a progressive scan DVD player, capable of scanning an entire video frame at once; scan-lines commonly associated with interlaced video are drastically reduced. The result is a spectacularly clear image with no motion artifacts (stair-stepping), and details so sharp they seem as if they're etched onto the screen.
Dolby Digital and DTS Processing
The DVD-48 has built-in processors to handle the multi-channel decoders for Dolby Digital and DTS digital audio processing, capable of advanced 24-bit processing and an outstanding sampling frequency of 96KHz.
The DVD-48 achieves greater color accuracy and high resolution playback capability when connected via the component output to your projector, plasma and/or LCD/CRT televisions.
Don't worry about limited playback capabilities, the DVD-48 can play: DVD-Video, DVD-R/W, DVD+R/W, DVD-Audio, SACD, CD, CD-R/W, VCD, MP3, WMA and JPEG.
For parents who want full control of media content played back through player, the DVD-48's menu features a parental control and rating system adjustment.