twice connect
careers

Onkyo Readies HD DVD Player

8/10/2007 08:45:00 AM Eastern

Upper Saddle River, N.J. — Onkyo USA plans fall shipments of its first HD DVD player, which will retail for a suggested $899.

The DV-HD805 features decoders for all of the disc format’s optional and mandatory surround-sound formats, which will travel over the player’s HDMI 1.3a output in native form to Onkyo receivers equipped with HDMI 1.3a inputs. The supported surround codecs include lossless-compression codecs Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio as well as the lossy formats Dolby Digital Plus and DTS-HD High Resolution Audio.

HDMI version 1.3a also supports Deep Color technology to improve color tones and achieve finer color gradation, the company added.

The Onkyo DV-HD805 also supports different frame rates, including playback at 24 frames per second, the native frame rate of the original sources for most HD content, Onkyo said.

The Onkyo player also features an Ethernet port to stream disc-related bonus features and let users upload content and interact with providers. Another feature is onboard HQV Reon VX video processing chipset to upscale DVDs to 720p, 1080i or 1080p.

PHOTOS
ProSource Meeting Filled With Optimism

San Antonio — Optimism reigned at ProSource’s

Ingram Draws 500 To Spring Vendor Expo

Scottsdale, Ariz. — Ingram Micro Consumer

CEA Holds ’14 Digital Patriots Dinner

Washington — CEA held its annual Digital Patriots’

8 Technology Accessories For a Greener Earth

An Earth Day review of Earth-friendly products, by

BrandSource Shows Diverse Product Selection

BrandSource’s Summit show at the Marriott World

Scenes From Toy Fair

By Lisa Johnston

ADL Honors Morales, Bilas, Paull, Weedfald At Annual Dinner

New York — The Anti-Defamation League’s National