Monday, June 4, 2007

Sony BDP-300 Blu-ray Player Price Cut

Originally due to be released at a cost of $599, Sony has just announced that,its BDP-S300 Blu-ray Disc Player will be available for only $499.

As Sony States:

See and hear a whole new world of high definition with the incredible BDP-S300 Blu-ray Disc® Player. The crystalline clarity of 1080p Blu-ray Disc movies and DVD upscaling has to be seen to be believed. Amazing 24p True Cinema output and cinema-tuned picture presets allow you to see movies exactly how the director intended. And with BRAVIA™ Theatre Sync, you can now you can control your compatible BRAVIA TV and AV systems from just one remote.

So if you are in the market for a Blu-ray player here are the specs:
• Dimensions (Approx.) 17 x 3 1/8 x 14 7/8" (430 x 79 x 375mm)
• Weight (Approx.) 10 lb. (4.5kg)
• HDMI™ Connection Output(s) 1 (Rear)
• Component Video (Y/Pb/Pr) Output(s) 1 (Rear)
• S-Video Output(s) 1 (Rear)
• Composite Video Output(s) 1 (Rear)
• Optical Audio Output(s) 1 (Rear)
• Coaxial Audio Digital Output(s) 1 (Rear)
• Analog Audio Output(s) 2 ch; 1 (Rear)
• Analog-to-Digital Converter 192KHz/24bit
• Screen Saver Yes
• DVD+R Read Compatibility Yes
• DVD+RW Read Compatibility Yes
• DVD-R Read Compatibility Yes
• DVD-RW Read Compatibility Yes
• High Definition Full HD 1080/24p and 60p1
• MP3 Player Yes (Content must be in DVD+R/+RW/-R/-RW format.)
• DVD Upscaling to 1080p via HDMI
• BRAVIA Theatre Sync (HDMI-CEC)
• BD/DVD/CD playback(4) and AVC-HD with x.v.Color output
• Multi-channel Linear PCM & Dolby Digital Plus Decoding

Source: Slipperbrick