|Cambridge Audio Azur 650BD is a universal disc player that, in addition to Blu-ray, DVD, and CD playback, supports the high-resolution SACD and DVD-Audio music formats. It is actually part of Cambridge Audio’s Azur Series and is a fine visual complement to the A/V receivers in the Azur line. This Profile 2.0 Blu-ray player supports BD-Live Web functionality and BonusView/picture-in-picture playback. It boasts power-up and loading speeds just like any notable Blu-ray player currently available. It has the capacity to load discs a slight faster than others. It upscales DVD to 1080p with few alarms, and makes the most of Dolby Digital or DTS sound. The 650BD features an almost universal disc compatibility with the capability to handle not only Blu-Ray discs but likewise CD, HDCD, DVD-Video, DVD-Audio, SACD, AVCHD, JPEG, MP3, WMA, and WMA Pro
Azur 650BD does not only deliver superior video reproduction, it also do extremely well in audio performance. It is equipped with 24-bit/192kHz converters and a Pure Audio mode that switches off all displays. It supports the latest surround-sound formats including decoding of Dolby True HD, Dolby Digital Plus, DTS-HD Master Audio and DTS-HD High Resolution Audio in Stereo, 5.1 or 7.1 variants. 650BD also comes with 1GB of internal memory to store downloadable BD-Live content. For additional storage, it offers rear- and front-panel USB ports that can support the playback of digital music, movie, and photo files. For video connections, it provides HDMI, component video, S-video, and composite video outputs and supports both 1080p/60 and 1080p/24 output resolutions via HDMI. Its menu presents several picture adjustments that include brightness, contrast, hue, saturation, and sharpness. For audio connections, outputs include HDMI, optical and coaxial digital, and 7.1-channel analog.
Posted 2010-11-29 and updated on Nov 29, 2010 5:16pm by richard