Movie buffs are always on the lookout for new ways of improving their experience of entertainment. With the advent of high definition televisions, the quality of videos on discs has also improved exponentially. The Blu-ray technology is an apt example of this revolution in movie-viewing. The Philips BDP2600/94 Blu-ray Player supports 2.0 profile, letting you access content on the internet directly through the video player.
The Philips Blu-ray player has a slide-out tray that can play one disc at a time. The Philips BDP2600/94 supports videos in Full HD, playing at a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels at 24 frames per second. The Blu-ray player also upscales videos to near-HD quality, giving you razor sharp videos.
This Philips video player functions with a 220 - 230 V, 50 Hz power supply, while consuming 25 W of power on play mode. This consumption reduces to 1 W on standby mode, helping you save energy and reduce your monthly electricity bills considerably.
Weighing 1.25 kg, the futuristic design of this Blu-ray player will fit in comfortably with your other audio-visual gadgets. The minimalist front panel sports the Philips and Blu-ray logos on either side of the disc tray. The eject and power button accompany the USB slot to complete the sophisticated look of this Philips Blu-ray player. The BDP2600/94 has an added advantage of being compatible with a remote control, for convenient usage.
Video and Audio
With PAL and NTSC support, this Philips Blu-ray player encompasses discs from most countries. You can watch videos from BD video, BD-ROM, BD-R/RE, DVD-video, Video CD, CD and CD-R/CD-RW discs, which expands the options you have regarding recorded media. This Philips video player supports MPEG4, MPEG2, DivX Plus HD, MKV and XviD formats of videos.
The Philips Blu-ray video player supports 21:9, 16:9 and 4:3 aspect ratios, enabling you to watch your favorite videos in various dimensions. With x.v Color and Deep Color enhancements, your videos will be brighter and sharper with stunning depth of color.
The Dolby True HD, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Digital, DTS-HD Master Audio and DTS sound systems deliver audio tracks in outstanding quality, giving you a theatre-like movie-watching experience. File formats of MP3 and PCM are supported by this Philips Blu-ray video player in audio playback.
Connectivity and Features
The USB port of the Philips BDP2600/94 can be used to access media from a compatible USB flash drive. You can use the HDMI port to view high definition videos from your compatible media storage devices like a camcorder or camera. You can also use the HDMI port to connect to a compatible HD television. Digital coaxial out port can be used to connect this Blu-ray video player to a home theatre system.
This Blu-ray player by Philips has an Ethernet port on the back panel, which allows you to connect to a modem and surf the internet with the video player. The parental control and child lock feature allows you to keep an eye on the content of videos that your children can watch with this video player.
This Blu-ray has features that will not disappoint you and your family. The Philips BDP2600/94 can be connected to a 5.1 channel home theatre system, integrating smoothly in with your other audio visual paraphernalia. The Dolby True HD and DTS-HD Master Audio systems boost the audio quality of your favorite videos. The Progressive Scan feature provides smooth image quality, providing comfort to eyes even when you watch movies for a long time.
In addition to it's video playing capability, this Blu-ray player can also play images in JPEG format, so that you can enjoy your favorite memories on a compatible big screen television. Further, this Philips Blu-ray video player supports DivX file format in videos, which is the popular format for downloaded video content from the internet. This versatile player will thus be an all-rounder gadget that your family will love.
Doesn't support Blu-ray 3D, but otherwise a good player
Dharampal H S
14 Jul, 2012