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Panasonic DMP-BD70VK Blu-ray Disc/VHS Combo Player

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Product Highlights
  • Supports BD Profile 2.0 (BD-Live Ready)
  • HDMI (ver. 1.3a) x.v.Color/Deep Color
  • 1080i/1080p P4HD Upconversion
  • Built-in Hi-Fi VHS Player
  • Dolby Digital Plus/Dolby TrueHD/DTS-HD
  • PHL Reference Chroma Processing
  • VIERA CAST and VIERA Link
  • Ethernet Port for Networking
  • USB Port and SD Card Slot
  • DivX Playback

Designed and built with superb 1080p HD imagery, 7.1-channel digital audio decoding, and convenient VHS playback, the Panasonic DMP-BD70VK Blu-ray Disc/VHS Combo Player brings your home theater experience to a whole new level, without breaking the bank. Now you can enter the surreal world of BD-Live (BD Profile 2.0), the epitome of the ultimate interactive movie experience; offering the ability to instantly stream movies and music from the Internet. It raises the bar of excellence with HDMI (ver. 1.3a) x.v.Color/Deep Color processing, Panasonic's exclusive 1080i/1080p P4HD upconversion, high precision 4:4:4 color sampling, and PHL Reference Chroma Processing. Enjoy multi-format Blu-ray video playback at native HD resolutions of 720p, 1080i, and 1080/24p cinema output.

It features Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby TrueHD, and DTS-HD (HRA/MA) audio decoding for a wider, deeply rich surround sound environment. DTS-HD Master Audio (Essential) decoding realizes the high-quality cinematic surround sounds intended by the master soundtrack studio editor. Moreover, it presents superb functionality that will be hard to match. Enjoy the ability to play back your old home movies with its built-in Hi-Fi VHS player; this combo unit also offers SQPB (S-VHS) playback. It features VIERA CAST and VIERA Link capability, AVC-HD media playback; Ethernet Port for Networking, USB Port, DivX playback, BonusView with Picture-in-Picture (PIP), and its convenient SD card slot allows easy viewing of hi-def videos and photos on your HD display.

With connectivity to multiple A/V components, playback capabilities to a slew of video and audio formats, your entertainment choices are endless with Panasonic's DMP-BD70VK. Also, its stylish matte black finish is sure to 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, BD-Live 2.0 offers the ability to easily access (during live playback) additional Blu-ray content such as special subtitles, director's commentary, and movie trailers.
HDMI (ver. 1.3a) x.v.Color/Deep Color Processing
This unit features an HDMI (ver. 1.3a) output with x.v.Color/Deep Color processing and 4:4:4 color sampling; it's capable of reproducing exceptionally rich, vibrant colors, with smooth, detailed gradation and color banding. HDMI technology enables the player 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.
1080i/1080p P4HD Upconversion
Panasonic's P4HD technology performs IP conversion at the pixel level for the finest details by utilizing a pixel-management-task. This advanced video processing samples over 15 billion pixels per second to create a detailed picture with life-like textures, and 16-level motion detection ensures on-screen movement stays blur-free.
VHS Player with S-VHS Quasi Playback
Now you can play back your old VHS movies and home videos in Hi-Fi stereo sound with the built-in VHS player; additionally, its advanced circuitry offers SQPB (Quasi) playback, which allows playback of Super VHS tapes with regular VHS resolution in SP mode.
Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby TrueHD, and DTS-HD
It's capable of decoding Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby TrueHD, and DTS-HD audio signals; 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 High-Resolution and Master Audio Essential
It offers both DTS-HD High-Resolution and Master Audio technologies. DTS-HD Master Audio supports bitrates up to 24.5Mbps, 7.1 discrete channels of 96KHz/24-bit audio, and is ideal for HDMI (ver. 1.3a) cables. DTS-HD High-Resolution Audio also offers 7.1 discrete channels of 96KHz/24-bit audio, but only supports bitrates up to 6Mbps.
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 40Mbps, 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.
Full 1080/24p Cinema Output
Since most Hollywood Blockbuster movies are acquisitioned at 24fps, and Blu-ray disc movies are mastered at the same rate, this player offers a 1080/24p video output that offers a true film-like experience in the privacy of your own home.
Multi-Format Versatility
It offers a full-range of playback capabilities for enjoying movies, music and images. It's compatible with Blu-ray Disc, BD-ROM (BD-Live Profile 2.0), BD-MV (BD-RE ver. 3), BD-MV (BD-R ver. 2), DVD-Video, DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD-R DL, DVD-RAM, DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD+R DL, DVD-VR, AVC-HD (H.264), CD, CD-R/RW, MP3, and JPEG (HD) formats.
VIERA CAST
With VIERA CAST you can access a selection of Internet services such as YouTube, Picasa Web Album, etc., from the Home screen. It requires a broadband Internet connection.
VIERA Link Control
Connect the DMP-BD70VK to your VIERA flat-panel HDTV via an HDMI cable and the TV channel setting information is automatically downloaded to the unit.
AVC-HD Media Compatibility
Enjoy the ability to play back your HD camcorder AVC-HD files in full HD resolution. AVC-HD discs encoded with x.v.Color (xvYCC) technology, an international standard for wide color space. It expands the current data range of video by about 1.8 times, resulting in more natural and vivid colors similar to what the human eye can actually see.
Top-Notch Video Processing
It utilizes a 148.5MHz/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.
Progressive Scan with 3:2 Pull-Down
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.
Expanding Technology
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.
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.
Ethernet Port for Networking
The built-in Ethernet port enables this player to be updated with future Firmware upgrades, applications and services (VIERA CAST), as well as for connecting to BD-Live.
Built-In SD Slot and USB Port
It's equipped with an SD Memory Card slot and USB port, which makes it easy to view photos from your digital camera. Just slip the SD card into the slot or use the cable to connect the camera to the USB port, and you're ready to enjoy a spectacular big-screen slide show with family and friends.
24-bit Audio Processing
Its built-in 192KHz/24-bit digital-to-analog converter offers exceptional multi-channel audio conversion. By executing an accurate sound-field reproduction and reducing analog noise in the signal path, the DMP-BD70VK is capable of reproducing an enveloping audio signal that is unsurpassed.
DivX Home Theater Certified
DivX is video compression software, which enables high quality video to be compressed into very small files then downloaded onto CD-R or CD-RW and played back with very little loss of quality.
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.
Picture Adjustment
To fine tune the picture output of the DMP-BD70VK simply adjust the contrast, brightness, sharpness, color and gamma correction. It also features Digital Noise Reduction, Integrated NR and 3D-NR to further improve the overall picture.
Intelligent Power
Its Energy Star rated and features intelligent auto standby, which consumes less than 0.5W in standby mode, for more efficient power usage.
Full-Function Remote Control
It includes a full-function remote control able to execute every command from any angle up to ±30°.
Video
System NTSC
Region A: Blu-ray
1: DVD-Video
HD Upconversion Yes, 720p/1080i/1080p
Progressive Scan Yes
Audio
Dolby Digital Yes
Dolby Digital Plus Yes, w/HDMI bitstream out
Dolby Digital TrueHD Yes, w/HDMI bitstream out
DTS-HD Yes (Master Audio, High Resolution Audio), w/HDMI bitstream out
LPCM Yes
Built-in Decoder Yes
HDCD Decoding No
Audio D/A Converter 192KHz/24-bit
Virtual Surround Yes
Bass Management No
THX Certified No
Disc Playback Formats
Video Blu-ray Disc, BD-ROM (BD-Live Profile 2.0), BD-MV (BD-RE ver. 3), BD-MV (BD-R ver. 2), DVD-Video, DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD-R DL, DVD-RAM, DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD+R DL, DVD-VR
Audio CD, CD-R, CD-RW, CD-DA, MP3 (CD-R/W only)
Pictures JPEG, JPEG HD
DivX Certified Yes
Other Formats MPEG-2, AVC-HD
BD Profile Profile 2.0
Convenience
VHS Playback Yes, Hi-Fi VHS and Quasi S-VHS
Digital Media Slot Yes, SD Card Slot
Slow Motion Playback Yes (DVD)
Fast Scan Yes (DVD)
Frame-by-Frame Playback Yes (DVD)
Bookmarking No
Zoom Yes (DVD)
Connectors
Analog Composite Video: x1 Out (RCA)
Component Video: x1 Set Out (RCA)
2-Channel Audio: x1 Set Out (RCA)
Digital Optical Audio: x1 OutHDMI (ver. 1.3a): x1 Out
USB Host: x1 In
Ethernet Yes, RJ-45 (10BASE-T/100BASE-TX)
Control Yes through HDMI
General
Tray Type Single
Remote Yes
Power Consumption 28W
Power Requirements 120VAC, 60Hz
Dimensions (WxHxD) 16.9 x 3.7 x 13.2" (430 x 94 x 335mm)
Weight 12.1 lbs (5.5kg)
Color Black
Panasonic DMP-BD70VK Blu-ray Disc/VHS Combo Player
  • Remote Control
  • 2 x AA Batteries
  • A/V Cable (RCA)
  • AC Power Cord
  • User's Manual
  • 1-Year Parts and Labor Warranty
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