Marantz, makers of high-end audiovisual gear, has just brought out a flagship Blu-ray player for people with loads of cash or an obsessive interest in home cinema. The BD8002 has full 1080p and 24fps output, as well as onboard lossless decoding of most standard audio codecs.
On top of that, there’s high-quality upscaling for DVDs, and will play all sorts of stuff: VCDs, SVCDs, MP3s, WMA and DivX video files, as well as displaying JPEG images. There’s an SD Card slot, too. The BD8002 is available now, and costs a lot of money. £1,800 to be precise.
High-end manufacturer Marantz has announced it’s bringing the BD8002 Blu-ray player to the Japanese market next month.
It features a Silicon Optix 10-bit chipset, compatibility with Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby True HD and DTS-HD Master Audio, 7.1 analogue audio output, full 1080p video output including 24fps mode for accurate playback of movies, and of course HDMI output…