Designed and built with 1080p HD pundits and home theater enthusiasts in mind, Samsung introduces its BD-P1600 Blu-ray Disc Player. Step into the world of BD-Live (BD Profile 2.0), the ultimate interactive movie experience. Now, with the BD-P1600 you have the ability to instantly stream movies and music from the Internet, via Netflix and Pandora.
It raises the bar of excellence with Wi-Fi compatibility (with optional LinkStick Wireless USB Adapter), 1080p full HD-resolution, BD-Video, multi-format DVD/CD playback, and HD audio decoding. It features Anynet+ (HDMI CEC) control, Movie-Frame 24fps, and VC-1/MPEG2/H.264 decoding capabilities. This player brings your movie theater experience to a whole new level, without breaking the bank.
With the BD-P1600 enjoy Dolby TrueHD, DTS-HD (HRA/MA), and Dolby Digital Plus 7.1-channel processing, for a wider, more enveloping surround sound experience - DTS-HD Master Audio decoding realizes the high-quality, cinematic surround sounds intended by the master soundtrack studio-editor. Your current DVD library will look and sound better than ever before, because the BD-P1600 is capable of upconverting your DVDs to near-HD quality through its HDMI output.
Moreover, the Samsung BD-P1600 presents superb functionality that will be hard to match. With connectivity to multiple A/V components, video output adjustment, PCM down sampling, optical digital audio output, Anynet+, picture-in-picture, BD Wise, and playback capabilities to a slew of video and audio formats, your entertainment choices are endless. Also, its super slim chassis and stylish gloss black finish will complement your room's decor.
BD-Live 2.0 Ready
This exquisite player enables full interactive access to down-loadable video content, ringtones, and games. In addition, it offers the ability to easily access (during live playback) additional Blu-ray content such as special subtitles, director's commentary, and movie trailers. Enjoy the ability to choose from 12,000 movies and TV episodes from Netflix (with optional subscription) for instant viewing without a disc; or easily listen to Internet Radio via Pandora (with optional subscription). Pandora provides digital music personalized to your particular taste.
HDMI (Ver. 1.3a) with 1080p Upconversion
This unit features an HDMI Version 1.3a output, capable of upconverting video signals to 720p, 1080i, or full 1080p HD. This technology enables the BD-P1600 to carry the HD audio and video information through a single cable and achieving the highest quality picture and clearest sound available. In addition, HDMI supports PCM multi-channel audio and Bitstream audio formats.
Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby True HD, and DTS-HD
If you have a 7.1-channel home theater receiver - you're in luck - this player is capable of decoding Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby True HD, and DTS-HD audio. Dolby Digital Plus uses less compression than regular Dolby Digital to reproduce fuller and more dynamic sound effects with up to eight discrete channels of surround sound.
DTS-HD Master Audio Decoding
This Blu-ray player is capable of decoding DTS-HD Master Audio with high precision and detailed accuracy, then outputting the signal in bitstream form (via HDMI output) with no degradation. Simply stated, it will reproduce the high-quality (cinema) surround sounds intended by the master soundtrack studio-editor.
Blu-ray Disc Features
A Blu-ray disc offers superb picture quality beyond anything available. With full capability 1080p HD resolution in Blu-ray and up to 40 Mbit/secs, encoding 5-10X the capacity of regular DVDs. It also features theater-quality uncompressed audio (supporting 8 channels of Liner PCM), up to 32 streams of audio, interactive capability, seamless menus, integrated games, hi-def bonus and educational features.
Top-Notch Video Processing
This player utilizes a 216MHz/12-bit video D/A converter that provides high quality 4x over-sampling for 1080i/720p output. Noise-shaping video processing, shifts the noise component to an unused area to further enhance the signal-to-noise ratio. By incorporating these technologies, it realizes super-fine, high-definition images with over 4400 billion colors.
It plays: Blu-ray Discs (BD-R, BD-RE), BD-ROM Profile 2.0, DVD, DVD-R/W, CD, CD-R/W, MP3, JPEG, and JPEG HD. Also, the player is backward-compatible, enabling playback of all your favorite DVDs in near-HD resolution.
Progressive Scan Technology
This 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.
User-Friendly Graphic Interface
It includes various menus and subtitle functions offering the ability to search for detailed content of the video. The full-color, HD animated menu enables full control, and the ability to incorporate your own personal creative touch. When you highlight a menu option on a disc, sound effects can be heard such as button clicks or a voice-over explaining the highlighted menu choice.
BD incorporates stringent licensing control, powerful encryption and other content protection. The Blu-ray disc technology offers the ability to copy its data-content to your compatible components. Also, it offers the flexibility to make managed copies across a home network to enjoy music and movies on your PC.
With other compatible Samsung components, BD Wise, which is an inter-connectivity function, enables you to either (On mode) output the original resolution of the BD or DVD disc to the TV, or (Off mode) output a fixed resolution according to the resolution previously set.
Anynet+ (HDMI CEC) Technology
The BD-P1600 features Anynet+ technology through the HDMI cable, enabling linked operation of the player to all compatible Anynet+ components (e.g., television and receiver) in the system to communicate with each other. Enjoy the ability to control multiple HDMI components with a single remote control.
BonusView with Picture-in-Picture (PIP)
This interactive player offers the ability to easily access (during live playback) additional Blu-ray content. Some BD-Video incorporates the PIP function in pre-selected scenes; BonusView enables you to display the secondary video source over the primary video.
Built-in Ethernet and USB Host connections enable this player to be updated with future firmware upgrades, applications and services, as well as for connecting to BD-Live with a wireless LAN adapter. Also, when connected to the USB port an optional wireless LAN adapter enables you to connect to the Internet via an optional wireless IP sharer. Note, for software upgrades, the USB port supports only a USB flash drive.
HD Component Video Output
It achieves greater color accuracy and high resolution playback capability when connected via the HD component output to your HD projector, plasma and/or LCD/CRT televisions. It's capable of processing 720p, 1080i, and 1080p signals through the component video output.
Home Theater Friendly
Use the optical digital audio output to connect the player to your home theater receiver and enjoy your favorite DVDs in surround sound.
For parents who want full control of media content played back through player, the player's menu features a parental control and rating system adjustment.
Gloss Black Finish
With its slim design and elegant gloss black finish, this player matches even the most sophisticated office or home decor.
Full Feature Remote Control
It includes a full-feature remote control able to execute every command from any angle up to ±30°.