LG HD Blu-ray Player
At CES in Las Vegas, LG launched the industries first dual format high definition disc player. The player offers the convenience of playing both Blu-ray Disc and HD DVD high-definition content. LG Electronics (LG), says that the groundbreaking "Super Multi Blue" player will be released during the first quarter of 2007. This advanced dual-format high-definition disc player, LG model BH100, will be the first player on the market with the capability to play both next-generation disc formats, addressing the challenge of the current format war.
In addition to offering Full HD 1080p picture quality from high-definition discs, the player incorporates interactive functions based on BD-Java, which allows advanced menus and functions to be displayed over the video of Blu-ray discs. And, while the same level of advanced menu interactivity is not available while playing HD DVD discs, the powerful combination of Blu-ray Disc and HD DVD audio-video playback technologies is like no other on the market.
The unit supports various A/V formats, including MPEG-2, VC-1, H.264 video, MPEG1/2 audio, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital+, DTS and DTS-HD audio, and includes multiple inputs/outputs such as HDMI out, component/composite video outputs, and optical/coaxial/discrete 5.1 channel audio outputs, among others.
LG's Super Multi Blue Player (BH100), will be available during the first quarter of 2007, is expected to sell for about U.S. $1,199.
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