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Panasonic DMP-BD50 Blu-ray Player

Wharfedale Speakers


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Dec 12, 2008
Introduction For those of you who have waited to take the Blu-ray plunge until you could buy a dedicated player that does everything the Blu-ray format is capable of and does it right out of the box -- your wait is over. Panasonics DMP-BD50 ($599.95) is the first standalone Profile 2.0 player, meaning it has the necessary audio and video decoders to play picture-in-picture content, and it supports BD-Live Web features that, while scarce at the moment, should appear on more and more discs over the next year. This model also has the audio bases covered, offering both internal decoding and bitstream output of Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio. Of course, thanks to recent firmware updates, Sonys PlayStation3 has had the same features for a few months now, but that machine is a gaming console first, a Blu-ray player ...