Blu-ray Disc Player


Blu-ray Disc Player with SD Card Slot, BD-Live Compatible, Precise Digital Audio & Video and UniPhier Technology


The Ultimate Playback Source for High Definition 1080p Content

The DMP-BD50 is Panasonics third generation Blu-ray disc player.  Blu-ray media offers a wide range of functions that foster the transition to HD including 1080p image quality, lossless Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio and versatile Picture-in-Picture applications.  The DMP-BD50 adds the new BD-Live function, which uses the internet to further enhance your entertainment experience by allowing you to download additional contents and share the information with other BD-Live users.  In the future, BD-Live will allow users to connect the DMP-BD50 to the internet to download such data as images and subtitles, and to join in multi-player interactive games that are linked to bonus movie content contained in Blu-ray discs.

Experience True Cinema Viewing Right in Your Living Room

For optimum image HD i/p quality, the DMP-BD50 features the PHL Reference Chroma processor and P conversion processor, which combine to create UniPhier, a precise digital video processor that produces sharp, crisp, natural colors that are extremely faithful to the original movie. 

Incredible Sound Completes the Hi-Def Experience
The true to the original source images are complimented by an exceptionally pure, accurate sounds achieved through Audio Re-master and integrated decoders for the lossless Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio formats. Furthermore, the DMP-BD50 can be combined with a 7.1 channel amplifier and speakers for full 7.1 channel surround sound.


HD Networking with SD Card
Networking is an essential product of the DMP-BD50. The included Memory Card slot allows for easy transferring of images from an HD camcorder or digital still camera via an SD Memory card. You can simply insert the SD card into the DMP-BD50 to view images on a large screen HD flat panel television with AVCHD format video images or stills in full 1920x1080 resolution.  


One-Touch Control from Your TV's Remote
With EZ Sync HDAVI Control, you can control your Blu-ray Disc player and all your home theater components with your TV's remote2. Simply press the EZ Sync button and select "BD Player" on the menu screen; the BD player's menu will be displayed and you can begin playback.

SpecificationsExpand All

    • FORMAT:
    • BD-ROM Playback
    • BD-RE / BD-RE DL
    • BD-RE SL/DL
    • DVD-RAM Playback
    • DVD-ROM
    • DVD-R/-RW/-R(DL) Playback
    • +R/+R(DL)/+RW Playback
    • CD, CD-R/-RW Playback
    • SD Memory Card
    • VIDEO:
    • PHL Reference Chroma Processor
    • P4HD (Pixel Precision Progressive Processing for HD)
    • Precise Pixel Generation
    • 16-Level Motion Detection w/ Pixel-Based Motion Adaptive
    • Diagonal Processing
    • 3:2/2:2 Pull-Down Progressive Processing
    • i/p Conversion for 1080p Playback
    • Up-conversion to 1080p Playback
    • Video D/A Converter
    • Progressive Scan
    • Digital Noise Reduction
    • Picture Mode
    • Picture Adjustment
    • HD i/p Conversion [1080p (P4HD)]
    • NTSC Output Selectable
    • AUDIO:
    • Audio D/A Converter
    • Dolby® Digital Plus
    • Dolby® TrueHD
    • DTS™-HD
    • Re-Master for DVD/CD
    • Advanced Surround (V.S.S.)
    • Dialogue Enhancer
    • Dynamic Range Compression
    • Super Hi Speed Scan
    • Audio/JPEG Navigation Menu
    • VIERA Link (HDAVI Control 3)
    • HDMI™
    • Component Video Out (Y, PB, PR)
    • S-Video Out
    • Video Out
    • 2ch Audio Out
    • Digital Audio Out
    • SD Memory Card Slot
    • Ethernet for Network
    • Multi Channel Independent Output
    • Audio S/N
    • Dynamic Range
    • Power Source
    • Power Consumption
    • Dimensions (H x W x D)
    • Weight



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