The Sony BDP-S580 3D Blu-ray Disc Player (Black) is a full-featured multi-format disc player that fits everything into a 2" high compact package. Fully prepared for the future, it also supports playback of 3D content.
Many Blu-ray discs are encoded in 3D, and this player has what it takes to deliver these wraparound visuals in crisp, clear full HD 1080p, along with the necessary 3D accessories and a 3D-ready display. The integrated 24p True Cinema mode (24 frames per second) means you'll enjoy a cinema-quality experience more like what you see at the movies.
Built-in Wi-Fi means this player works with your home network internet connection so you can start taking advantage of everything this exceptional player has to offer. Once you're connected, you can get access to its online streaming capabilities and see online movies, videos, TV shows and sports. Get access to the Netflix movie database (with subscription), hundreds of videos on demand from HuluPlus, and create a customized radio station with Pandora. Clearly, this player can keep you entertained even before playing any of your favorite discs.
In addition to its connectivity features, it can support a variety of disc formats including Blu-ray (both standard and 3D), DVD and music CDs. With integrated IP noise reduction, you can see your DVDs in enhanced definition, as well as higher quality videos streamed from the internet.
Gracenote metadata service gives you additional information at your fingertips, offering more information related to movies you watch and letting you search across selected internet applications. The unit can be controlled remotely from your iPhone, iPad or compatible Android mobile device simply by downloading a free app, so you won't even need to reach for the remote.
Two USB ports give you additional connectivity options, as you can simply connect a USB flash memory drive to the front port without reaching to the back of the unit to display photos or videos on your TV and enjoy music files. You can even display slideshows with music from CDs or USB storage, and stream in 3D from your camcorder.
When playing discs, the BD-PS580 offers a quick loading and quick starting single disc tray that gives you instant access to your favorite movies and music. All of these features and connectivity options are packed tightly into a slim chassis, making for an ideal addition to any home entertainment setup in any room of the house. If you're looking for built-in Wi-Fi, online streaming capabilities with 3D 1080p playback support, this multi-functional disc player is a smart choice for your home theater.
- Prepared for the Future
- Enjoy immersive, realistic visuals that literally jump off the screen to bring you into the action of your favorite entertainment along with a 3D HDTV or home theater projector, 3D-ready cable, 3D glasses and 3D content material (sold separately). The list of Blu-ray titles coming out in 3D is growing, so with this player you're prepared to take advantage of the next level of entertainment that these discs have to offer.
- Full HD 1080p Playback
- Take advantage of the sharp, smooth imaging of true 1080p resolution, along with an HDTV that also supports this resolution that is encoded on Blu-ray discs. Since most films were shot at 24 frames per second (fps), the 24p True Cinema mode means you get to see them displayed at this same frame rate, allowing for a more cinema quality experience.
- Built-in Wi-Fi
- If you already have a wireless broadband internet connection, you'll be able to take advantage of all the connectivity options of this player. Connecting it to your network gives you access to loads of entertainment applications.
- Internet Video Streaming
- When paired with an internet connection, this player supports internet streaming of a slew of online movies, videos, TV shows and live sports from services like Netflix, YouTube, HuluPlus, and Pandora.
- iPhone / iPad / Android Remote Control
- After downloading the free "Media remote" app to your iPhone, iPad or compatible Android phone, you can turn it into a remote for the BD-S580. In addition to basic remote functions and a full Qwerty keyboard, this remote app also lets you search for more information about the movies you are watching on YouTube and Wikipedia and lets you share information with your friends via Twitter.
- USB Connectivity
- Share your videos or photos on your HDTV or listen to your favorite music. Simply connect your digital camera, USB-enabled MP3 player, or USB storage device to one of the two integrated USB ports (one front, one rear) and you're all set to share your favorite videos, photos and music with friends and family.
- High Resolution Audio Decoding
- Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD (Master Audio and High Resolution Audio) codecs are capable of reproducing high definition audio with 7.1 channels of discrete audio. Since many Blu-ray discs are encoded with one of these sound formats, you can enjoy uncompromised audio along with your favorite movies.
- IP Noise Reduction
- Improve the picture quality of internet entertainment and DVD discs (which are 480i) to enjoy crisp, clear images on your HDTV thanks to the built-in interlaced-to-progressive noise reduction feature.
- Gracenote Metadata Service
- This service allows you to access additional information about the movies you watch. You can search across certain internet applications like YouTube and Qriocity to find more entertainment.
- DLNA Certified
- Wirelessly connect to your PC to stream music, videos and digital photos to this Blu-ray disc player. The DLNA (Digital Living Alliance Network) approval means this player is compatible with all other devices that share this certification, making it easier than ever to share your files.
- Multi-Room Music with PartyStreaming
- With this integrated features, you can wirelessly stream your favorite tunes to multiple rooms along with your wireless 802.11 home network and Sony HomeShare network speakers SA-NS400 and SA-NS300 (sold separately).
- Quick Start and Load
- The BDP-S580 single disc tray features speedy loading and start times, so you don't have to wait to start enjoying your favorite entertainment.