The BD-SP309 Blu-ray Disc Player (Black) from Onkyo is a full HD 1080p 3D disc player with support for media streaming using your home network, movie extras with BD Live, lossless audio formats from Dolby and DTS, and multi-format playback that includes DVDs, CDs, and several file types. This versatile entertainer also features a sleek contour that will pair seamlessly with the look and video output of your HDTV.
But, back to the main attraction -- after all, it's a Blu-ray disc player. That means it will allow you to experience the detail and realism of the Blu-ray format, including Blu-ray discs encoded in stunning 3D. This format is capable of holding up to five times that of DVDs and outputs a maximum of 1,920 x 1,080 pixels (1080p) so you can enjoy some of the most stunning video available.
Beyond disc-based capabilities, the BD-SP309 also supports various multimedia functions and an Ethernet port for home networking. Videos, music, and photos stored on an in-house media server can now be incorporated into your main entertainment system. The BD-SP309's Ethernet port also supports internet radio and video on demand via Netflix or VUDU for a plethora of added audio and video content at your fingertips.
The Ethernet port also opens up the interactive, content-rich world of BD-Live -- you'll have access to Blu-ray extras like filmmaker chats, quizzes and previews. It also supports BONUSVIEW for picture-in-picture displays of multiple sources, with one in a smaller window. Connectivity on the BD-SP309 is rounded out by two USB ports that let you play media from a variety of storage devices.
This player supports content encoded in HD formats like AVCHD and DivX Plus HD, and all standard definition video can be upscaled via HDMI to widescreen 1080p. As well as handling 3D video, the HDMI output also supports lossless audio from Dolby and DTS to really complete your home cinema experience and put you right into the action of your favorite entertainment. This versatile yet affordable entertainer packs network functionality, access to interactive extras and superb compatibility with the Blu-ray format into a slim package that will fit into any setup.
- Full HD 1080p in 3D
- Blu-ray discs are capable of producing exceptionally detailed, stunning imagery with vivid colors. They offer a resolution of full HD 1080p (1920 x 1080 pixels). Adding 3D to the mix, you'll be able to experience wraparound visuals that leap off the screen of your HDTV to pull you into the scenes of your favorite Blu-ray discs. Your new BD-SP309 is capable of processing full HD 1080p signals in 3D and sending it to your display to experience the thrill of the theater in your living room.
- Ethernet Port for Media Streaming
- When you connect this disc player to your home internet connection via LAN, the fun begins. You can access online content and BD Live extras to turn your home entertainment center into a gateway for all kinds of content beyond your library of DVDs and Blu-ray discs.
- Video On Demand & Internet Radio
- Redefine your home entertainment experience -- this disc player supports video on demand via Netflix and VUDU (additional fees may apply). With Pandora internet radio, you can type in the name of an artist, song or composer and enjoy a custom-built radio station featuring that music and more like it. Talk about expanding your options!
- BD Live (Profile 2.0) With BONUSVIEW
- Online connectivity also means you can access BD Live extras with Blu-ray discs that support this feature. BD Live extras can be anything from interactive games and quizzes to filmmaker chats that can be downloaded from the internet. These can take passive viewing to the next level, offering an interactive edge to your favorite Blu-ray movies.
- 1080p Upscaling of SD Video
- With this disc player, your collection of DVDs can take on a whole new look. It will upscale standard definition (SD) sources like 1080i, 720p, 480p and 480i up to 1080p for near-HD quality. Since online content often offers questionable video quality, this will clean up internet videos and other content that you might stream to your TV.
- Deep Color and x.v. Color Support
- Deep Color can reproduce rich colors, increasing the number of bits describing colors. The player is compatible with Deep Color. You can enjoy this function by connecting to a Deep Color compatible TV using an HDMI cable. x.v. Color reproduces a greater range of color, showing almost all of the colors that the human eye can detect. This player also supports x.v. Color for JPEG file playback.
- Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio
- The BD-SP309 supports several audio formats so you can round out your full home theater experience. It can decode lossless audio formats Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio, which are almost the equivalent of the master recording. It also supports Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus and DTS for a thrilling surround sound experience when paired with a multi-channel speaker system.
- Plays AVCHD, DivX Plus HD, MP3, JPEG
- This is more than just a Blu-ray player. You can enjoy AVCHD (Advanced Video Codec High Definition) files from digital video cameras, MP3 and JPEG files to incorporate all of your digital videos, photos and music. Since it's a DivX certified device, this disc player supports playback of DivX as well as DivX Plus HD (H.264/MKV) video up to 1080p HD including premium content.
- Dual USB Ports
- This disc player features two USB ports -- one on the front panel, one in the rear. So if you want to enjoy files from a USB flash memory drive you won't have to reach around to the back.
- Parental Control
- If you're concerned about what your kids are watching, you'll be happy to know that this disc player lets you set a control level for disc viewing depending on their age for Blu-ray and DVD disc playback.
- HDMI CEC Control
- When connected to a TV or A/V receiver that supports the HDMI control function to this unit using an HDMI cable, and enabling the HDMI control settings on each device, you can enjoy streamlined control using one remote -- no more digging through your pile of remotes.
- Sleek Design
- This disc player boasts a sleek design that will incorporate into your home theater setup effortlessly. Its slim form matches the look of HDTVs and takes up minimal space in any space.