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Friday, September 07, 2007
Sharp Announces AQUOS Blu-ray Disc Player for the U.S. Market


Sharp introduces the new slim-profile AQUOS BD player, model BD-HP20U, the company?s first offering in the U.S. market and first U.S. product outside of the Sharp LCD suite to carry the AQUOS name.

Combining full digital 1080p video output with an AQUOS HDTV Liquid Crystal Television, the BD-HP20U allows consumers to view the latest high-definition films as well as enhanced definition titles in stunning high-definition quality.

The player features a built-in HDMI 1.3 digital inputs AV interface that can be connected to an AQUOS LCD HDTV, allowing consumers to watch a Blu-ray disc in1080p high-definition with high-quality picture and high fidelity audio.



The key components of the AQUOS BD player were all built by Sharp, including the Blu-ray laser, the pick-up beam, and the driver unit, Sharp said.

Through the HDMI cable connection, users can experience AQUOS LINK, which enables integrated and seamless operation between the Blu-ray disc player and AQUOS LCD TV. With the AQUOS LINK feature, HDMI-connected products can be controlled through the AQUOS screen with a single TV remote. The remote also provides simultaneous Power On/Off, which allows the user to power on/off both the Blu-ray disc player and the AQUOS TV together.

The BD-HP20U can output 1920 x 1080 24 fps (frames per second) high-definition video, which is the highest resolution possible via an HDMI connection. In addition to an HDMI output, the player has component video output for those consumers who have an HDTV without HDMI. The unit?s Quick Start feature allows the user to begin enjoying gorgeous Blu-ray video with a touch of a button in less than 10 seconds. Additionally, the player offers multi-channel audio output via HDMI by decoding Dolby TrueHD. It also decodes Dolby Digital Plus. In addition, via HDMI, the player outputs 7.1 Channel digital audio.

The BD-HP20U is compatible with a wide variety of formats including BD-ROM/RE/R, DVD Video, DVD-RW/R, DVD+RW/R, and Audio CDs. Additionally, the BD-HP20U is compatible with standard DVDs and is capable of upscaling them via HDMI to 1080p.

The BD-HP20U will be available in a piano black finish with one of the slimmest designs in the industry. It will be released in September 2007 for a Manufacturer?s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of $549.99.


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