The Sharp BDHP25U Blu-ray Player (Black) is a 3D-ready, full HD 1080p multi-format disc player that can also stream from online services for an interactive entertainment experience.
This player offers support for Blu-ray 3D discs, so you can enjoy the realistic visuals of 3D content if you've got a 3D HDTV or home theater projector, 3D-ready HDMI cable and 3D glasses (all sold separately). More and more Blu-ray titles are being released in 3D, and with the BD-HP25U you're prepared to enjoy your favorite movies, games, and other 3D content. This player supports resolutions up to full HD 1080p so you can take advantage of the high definition visuals encoded on Blu-ray discs. It also supports playback at 24p (frames per second) so you can get a more cinematic experience.
Of course, this player offers more than just Blu-ray and DVD playback. Connect to your home network connection using the Sharp VR-WL25 wireless adapter to get access to internet streaming services like Netflix, VUDU and Pandora. It also supports BD Live 2.0 so you can download extras like games, chats and previews from the internet.
The BD-HP25U also has built-in audio processing for Dolby TrueHD and DTS Master Audio. This allows for high quality lossless 7.1 channel digital surround sound that is closer to the original soundtrack, so you can get the full experience when you watch your favorite movies.
In addition to Blu-ray and DVDs, you can play your favorite CDs and multimedia files as well. Two USB ports accommodate digital cameras, camcorders and USB memory drives so you can also enjoy MP3 files and JPEG photos on your HDTV. This elegant disc player is Energy Star rated to help save the environment by using less energy. Combining 3D content support, online connectivity and multi-format disc and file support, this player is a smart addition to any home theater setup.
- 3D Support
- The BD-HP25U supports playback of Blu-ray 3D discs so you can enjoy realistic, wraparound visuals that put you right into the action of your favorite entertainment. You're all set to jump into the next dimension of home entertainment if you have a 3D-ready HDTV or home theater projector, 3D-ready cable and 3D glasses (all accessories sold separately).
- Full HD 1080p Resolution
- This player supports resolutions up to 1080p (1920 x 1080 pixels) so you can take full advantage of the crisp, clear images encoded on Blu-ray discs. Since it supports playback at 24 frames per second (fps), you'll get a more cinema-like experience since this is the frame rate that most films are shot and mastered in.
- Wireless LAN Ready
- If you already have an internet connection at home, you can take advantage of all this player has to offer by connecting it via the Ethernet port or use it with the Sharp VR-WL25 wireless LAN dongle (sold separately).
- Web Connected Streaming
- Even before you pop in a disc, you can enjoy online streaming services once you're connected to the internet. Get access to movie streaming from Netflix and VUDU, stream music from Pandora and see your favorite YouTube videos (Netflix subscription required).
- BD-Live 2.0
- This player supports BD Live Profile 2.0 which gives you access to additional content related to the movies you are watching and turns passive viewing into an interactive experience. Access extras like internet chats, games and downloadable content like movie trailers with Blu-ray titles that support this feature.
- Two USB Ports
- This player features two USB ports so you can enjoy MP3 files from a USB memory drive and display JPEG photos from a digital camera. It also supports playback of DivX HD so you can see your videos taken on a camcorder displayed on the big screen.
- Advanced Audio Codecs
- This Blu-ray player features built-in decoding of several Dolby and DTS audio formats, including Dolby TrueHD and DTS Master Audio and DTS HD High Resolution Audio, which are lossless audio formats found on many Blu-ray discs. Support for these formats means a more detailed, immersive sound field that is bit-for-bit equivalent with the master recordings.
- DLNA Certified
- This player is DLNA certified, so it makes it easier for you to use, share and display digital photos, music and videos along with other DLNA certified products like PCs and NAC (Network Attached Storage).
- HDMI w/ AQUOS Link On-Screen Control
- If you've already got a Sharp HDTV with AQUOS Link, a one-cable connection carries complete digital audio and video content between your HDTV and this player for optimum high-definition video and high fidelity audio in home theater today.
- Energy Efficient
- The BD-HP25U is Energy Star Certified to produce a minimal drain on resources. In operation it consumes just 15 watts of power, and in Standby mode it uses about a quarter of a watt.