JVC has released a new entry-level Blu-ray player, but it only supports the older Profile 1.1 Blu-ray standard.
Sharp has announced two new Blu-ray players at CEDIA, but both are limited to Blu-ray Profile 1.1, instead of the newer Profile 2.0 standard.
Blu-ray players are usually released in the UK months after the US gets them and they generally cost a fortune -- the Panasonic BD30 will help change all that
Sharp has announced one a new Blu-ray Profile 1.1 players, the BD-HP50U, offering fast load times and 1080p/24 output for $700.
If you want to get a little more out of Blu-ray, then you've probably been waiting for the Full Standard Profile players, allowing impressive extras and interactivity. The wait is over -- the 1.1 players are here
Memorex has announced a new Blu-ray player, the MVBD-2510, which carries a low $270 price tag and Profile 1.1 support.
CNET explains the differences between the different Blu-ray profiles, including Profile 1.0, Profile 1.1 (BonusView) and Profile 2.0 (BD-Live).
The BDP7200 has a unique design and is Profile 1.1 compliant, but subpar Blu-ray image quality and the lack of onboard audio decoding options limit its appeal.
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The Philips BDP7200 has a unique design and is Profile 1.1 compliant, but subpar Blu-ray image quality and the lack of onboard audio-decoding options limit its appeal.
The Panasonic DMP-BD30K offers excellent video quality and is Blu-ray Profile 1.1 compliant, but those who want high-resolution audio will need a cutting-edge AV receiver.