Sony of Canada Ltd. introduced three HDMI up-scaling DVD players, including a 400-disc changer.
The Sony DVP-CX995V 400-disc DVD/Super-Audio CD (SA-CD) changer up-scales video to
High-Definition (1080i/720p) pixels resolution and transmits high quality audio
through a High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI). HDMI connections allow for the
transfer of uncompressed digital signals to other HDMI-equipped components such as HD
The changer's re-designed Disc Explorer(TM) on-screen graphic user interface provides
intuitive access to the expansive disc library making it easy for users to locate
their favorite movies and SA-CD music.
The product features Sony's Precision Cinema Progressive(TM) circuitry, Dolby
Digital(R) and DTS 5.1 channel outputs and compatibility with DVD-RW/-R/+RW/+R, MP3,
JPEG, CD-RW/-R, VCD and SVCD playback. Additional features include multi-disc resume
(40 discs), custom parental controls (400 discs) and playback memory (400 discs). The
player also offers coaxial and optical digital outputs and a universal remote
The DVP-CX995V will be available later this Summer at a manufacturers' suggested
retail price of $799.99.
The 2005 line also includes one single-disc HDMI DVD player and one progressive model
addressing multiple levels of performance and budget. Both new DVD players feature
Precision Cinema Progressive circuitry and 12bit/108MHz video D/A converter for
high-quality video output.
- DVP-NS70H -- The single disc DVP-NS70H DVD player with HDMI offers
high-quality video and sound with HDMI output and 720p/1080i
up-scaling. The unit features coaxial and optical digital outputs, TV
virtual surrounds, video equalizer, Precision Cinema Progressive
circuitry, picture navigation, Fast/Slow Playback with Sound and
A/V Sync. The DVP-NS70H will be available later this Summer at
an MSRP of $199.99; and
- DVP-NS50P -- The value-packed DVP-NS50P features Precision Cinema
Progressive technology and Precision Drive III for high-quality video
output. The unit also features 12bit/108MHz Video DAC and video
equalizer for outstanding picture quality and Fast/Slow Playback with
Sound. The player comes in silver and black finish and is available
now at an MSRP of $129.99.