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Pioneer BDP-450 3D Blu-Ray Disc Player

by Johan on August 12, 2012

Pioneer BDP-450 3D Blu-Ray Disc Player

Pioneer Europe has announced the availability of the BDP-450 3D Blu-ray player. It is equipped with two HDMI outputs, allowing you to connect two 3D TVs, video projectors, or HDTVs simultaneously. The Pioneer BDP-450 is also DLNA certified, offering access to video and music content shared from a compatible PC or network server via your home network. What’s more, it is equipped with DLNA DMR2 (Digital Media Renderer) capability, enabling content to be pushed directly from a portable source, such as a compatible smartphone. The Pioneer BDP-450 Blu-ray disc player will be released in October 2012. [Akihabara]

Sony BDP-S590 3D Blu-Ray Player

by Johan on July 31, 2012

Sony BDP-S590 3D Blu-Ray Player

Sony is ready to release the new BDP-S590 Blu-ray player in Japan next month. The player is compatible with MPEG-1/2, MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, WMV, Linear PCM, MP3, AAC and WMA file formats. The BDP-S590 also supports 3D playback, DLNA, Sony Room Link, Media Remote, Wi-Fi, Sony Music Unlimited service, Gracenote and Japanese VOD services. The Sony BDP-S590 3D Blu-ray player is priced at 24,000 Yen or around $307. [Akihabara]

Toshiba BDR-Z260 And BDR-Z250 BD Recorders

by Johan on July 24, 2012

Toshiba BDR-Z260 And BDR-Z250 BD Recorders

Toshiba has unveiled two new BD recorders namely the BDR-Z260 and BDR-Z250. The BDR-Z260 offers a 2TB of hard disk drive, while the BDR-Z250 provides a smaller 1TB of hard disk drive. Both models are equipped with two Digital TV tuners, USB Video recording, DLNA support and a remote controller. Unfortunately, there is no info on pricing at this time. [Akihabara]

Pioneer BDR-XD04R Portable BDXL Drive

by Johan on July 4, 2012

Pioneer BDR-XD04R Portable BDXL Drive

Pioneer is back with its latest product in the form of the BDR-XD04R portable BDXL drive. Measuring 133mm x 133mm x 14.8mm and weighing 240 grams, this Blu-ray burner is claimed to be the world’s smallest external BDXL drive. The Pioneer BDR-XD04R adopts the company’s PURE READ2+ technology, allowing it to burn any BD-R disk at 6x speed, or DVD/CD disk at up to 24x speed. The burner connects to the computer via a USB 2.0 connection. If you are interested, you can purchase the Pioneer BDR-XD04R portable BDXL drive for 15,000 Yen ($187). [Pioneer]

Pioneer BDP-150 Universal Blu-ray Player

by Johan on May 16, 2012

Pioneer BDP-150 Universal Blu-ray Player

The new Pioneer BDP-150 is not an ordinary Blu-ray player, because it comes with a USB port, allowing you to play Divx HD, Divx HD plus, FLAC, MKV, JPEG, MP3, WMA, WMV files directly from any USB Flash drive. The player also supports 3D Blu-ray movies, SACD and DLNA. The Pioneer BDP-150 is priced at 20,000 Yen ($249). [Akihabara]