A new Ultra HD Blu-ray player has been revealed.
Cambridge Audio has announced the upcoming launch of its CXUHD 4K UHD Universal Blu-ray Player. A release date has not been announced yet, but the company's website currently has the player listed for an MSRP of $700.
The CXUHD offers support for 4K UHD Blu-ray disc playback at 3840 x 2160, along with standard Blu-ray and Blu-ray 3D playback via a high-precision, balanced laser optical disc loader. In addition, the player supports HDR10 and Dolby Vision, and includes a conversion option for older SDR (Standard Dynamic Range) displays. Likewise, the CXUHD includes bitstream pass-through for Dolby Atmos and DTS:X immersive audio formats. Two USB 3.0 ports, two HDMI outputs, and one HDMI input are integrated as well. Finally, the unit features a customized quad-core video decoder and has been designed without DACs for noise reduction and improved audio and picture quality.
Here's a full rundown of specs per Cambridge Audio:
DISC TYPES: UHD Blu-ray, Blu-ray, Blu-ray 3D, DVD-Video, DVD-Audio, AVCHD, SACD, CD, Kodak Picture CD, CD-R/RW, DVD±R/RW, DVD±R DL, BD-R/RE
BD PROFILE: BD-ROM Version 3.1 Profile 6 (also compatible with BD-ROM Version 2.5 Profile 5)
ARCHITECTURE DECODER: Mediatek MTK8591 EXTERNAL STORAGE: 2 x USB 3.0 VIDEO FRAME RATES: 24Hz/50Hz/60Hz
VIDEO FILE FORMATS SUPPORTED: MPEG2, MPEG 2 HD, MPEG4, MPEG4 HD, AVC, VC-1, XVID, AVI, AVC, MKV (4.1), DAT, VOB, WMV, MOV, MP4, MPEG-PS, FLV, MTS, M2TS, M2T, M4V, QuickTime
AUDIO FILE FORMATS SUPPORTED: AAC, WMA, MP3, APE, Ogg Vorbis, FLAC, WAV
PICTURE FILE FORMATS SUPPORTED: JPG, BMP, GIF, PNG
HDMI 1 (INPUT & OUTPUT): Video: UHD/1080p 24/1080p/1080i/720p/576p/576i/4 80p/480i, 3D frame-packing 720p/1080p24 Audio: up to 7.1ch/192kHz PCM, up to 5.1ch DSD, Bitstream
HDMI 2 (AUDIO OUTPUT ONLY): Up to 7.1ch/192kHz PCM, up to 5.1ch DSD, Bitstream
ETHERNET: 1000 BASE-T WI-FI: 802.11B, G, N (2.4GHz), 802.11A, N, AC (5GHz) PSU: Universal Switch-mode 100 – 240V AC, IEC Inlet
MAX POWER CONSUMPTION: 35W
STANDBY CONSUMPTION (QUICK START MODE OFF): <0.5W
DIMENSIONS (H X W X D) (INCLUDING FEET): 82mm x 430mm x 312mm (3.2” x 16.9” x 12.3”)
WEIGHT (UNBOXED): 5.0kg (11.0lbs)