Yamaha Ships Aventage BD-A1020 Universal Blu-ray Player

Posted Tue Sep 11, 2012 at 09:00 AM PDT by Dick Ward

You'll find DVD Audio and SACD support as well as the bells and whistles you're used to from connected Blu-ray players.

Yamaha found what they call "cult success" with the BD-A1010 universal Blu-ray player, which has prompted the production of an update – the BD-A1020.

The BD-A1020 still does everything that made its predecessor so beloved. It handles SACD and DVD Audio as well as both 2D and 3D Blu-rays, it packs a 192kHz/32-bit DAC, x.v.Color, Deep Color and includes a RC-232C port for home automation.

The newer model adds things that weren't in the previous iteration. The biggest of these additions is Wi-Fi, which not only allows for easier internet connection, but tablet and smartphone control as well.

The BD-A1020 is shipping now at a price of $449.

Source: Electronic House

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