Complete Media Support:
Blu-ray Disc - The high
definition Blu-ray Disc™ format provides pristine video and audio
quality for your home entertainment.
BonusVIEW - BD
"Profile 1.1" enables "picture-in-picture" and
secondary audio features for viewing director or actor commentary while
the main movie is playing.
BD-Live™ - The BDP-83
support BD "Profile 2.0" and contains all necessary hardware -
audio/video decoder, Ethernet port, and 1GB of internal storage - for
- The BDP-83 uses the same VRS™ by Anchor Bay (DVDO) de-interlacing
and scaling technology as in our award-winning DV-983H DVD player. The
up-converted picture quality bridges the visual gap from your current
DVD library to Blu-ray discs.
DVD-Audio - The BDP-83
plays DVD-Audio and supports both stereo and multi-channel high
resolution audio programs. Users can select whether to play the
DVD-Audio or the DVD-Video portion of the disc.
SACD - The BDP-83
plays Super Audio CD (SACD) and supports both stereo and multi-channel
high resolution audio programs. Users can select whether to output the
DSD (Direct Stream Digital) signal in its native format or convert it
Additional Media Formats
- Additional disc and file formats, such as audio CD, HDCD, Kodak
Picture CD, AVCHD, MKV, and other audio/video/picture files on recorded
discs or USB drives can be played back on the BDP-83.
Unparalleled Video Quality:
VRS™ by Anchor Bay
- The BDP-83 incorporates Anchor Bay's award-winning Video Reference
Series (VRS) technology, and delivers a picture that is cleaner,
smoother, true-to-life and free of artifacts.
Full HD 1080p Output
- The BDP-83 features user selectable video output resolutions,
including 480i, 480p, 720p, 1080i, and up to 1080p 50 or 60Hz.
True 24p™ Video
- Many Blu-ray Discs are recorded at 24 frames per second, the same
frame rate as the original movie's theatrical release. The BDP-83 can
faithfully redeliver the original frames using 1080p 24Hz output
(compatible display required) for smoother motion and a flicker-free,
film-like home theater experience. It can also restore the original 24
frames per second progressive-scan video from well-authored DVDs and
output as 1080p 24Hz.
Source Direct Mode
- For users who wish to use an external video processor, high-end
audio/video receiver or display, the BDP-83 offers a "Source
Direct" mode. The original audio/video content on the discs is sent
out with no additional processing or alteration.
Multiple Zoom Modes
- The BDP-83 supports multiple levels of aspect ratio control and image
zooming, including a vertical stretch mode for customers with a 2.35:1
CIH (Constant Image Height) display system.
HDMI - HDMI is an
all digital interface for the cleanest possible connection. It delivers
high-quality digital video and audio through a single cable. The BDP-83
features an HDMI v1.3 output with 30-bit and 36-bit Deep Color support.
High Fidelity Audio:
- Dolby TrueHD delivers lossless studio master quality audio designed
specifically for high definition entertainment. The BDP-83 supports
bit-stream output of Dolby TrueHD via its HDMI 1.3 output. It can also
internally decode Dolby TrueHD into LPCM and output via HDMI or the
7.1ch analog audio output terminals. (Dolby Digital and Dolby Digital
Plus audio formats are also supported.).
DTS-HD Master Audio™
- DTS-HD Master Audio delivers an auditory experience that matches the
lifelike images of high-definition video with up to 7.1 channels that
are bit-for-bit identical to the studio master. The BDP-83 supports
bit-stream output of DTS-HD Master Audio. It can also internally decode
DTS-HD Master Audio and output via HDMI or the 7.1ch analog audio output
terminals. (DTS-HD High Resolution Audio and DTS Digital Surround are
7.1-Channel Analog Output
- Individual analog 7.1-channel surround outputs are ideal to connect to
a 7.1-channel or 5.1-channel surround sound system. The BDP-83 delivers
an incredible sound stage and an immersive surround experience.
Dedicated Stereo Output
- The BDP-83 features a dedicated 2-channel analog output with specially
optimized Digital-to-Analog Converters and output driving stage.
Digital Optical and Coaxial Outputs
- For simple and easy connection to more traditional A/V receivers, the
BDP-83 features both optical and coaxial outputs for digital audio.
Dual USB Ports
- Two USB 2.0 high speed ports are provided, one on the front panel and
one on the back. Users can enjoy high definition video, high resolution
photos and music directly from their USB drives.
- The BDP-83 supports NTSC and PAL systems for both disc playback and
video output. It can also convert content of one system for output in
another. (Subject to DVD and BD region restrictions.)
Back-lit Remote Control
- The BDP-83 comes with a fully back-lit remote control for ease of use
in dark home theaters. With its ergonomic button layout and clear
labeling, operating the Blu-ray Disc player is easier than ever.
Universal Power Supply
- The BDP-83 features a wide-range world power supply that is compatible
with the AC power of all regions. No worries about damaging the player
due to incorrect power voltage.
External IR - For
integration into home theater control systems, the BDP-83 provides
external IR remote IN and OUT ports.
RS232 Control (optional)
- For custom installation, the RS232 control option can be
special-ordered at an additional cost.
HDMI CEC - HDMI Consumer
Electronics Control simplifies the home theater by allowing a single
remote control to operate multiple devices.