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Panasonic DMP-BD85

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Panasonic DMP-BD85

The Panasonic DMP-BD85 features enhanced networking functions, including VIERA CAST, Internet functionality and VIERA Link™. The unit allows users to operate their VIERA Link capable audio/video components with one remote, includes a Wireless LAN adaptor, and is designed to reduce power consumption and also feature a slimmer design to reduce packaging waste. The player also employs the PHL Reference Chroma Processor Plus which is developed in collaboration with Panasonic Hollywood…

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Panasonic DMP-BD85

The Panasonic DMP-BD85 features enhanced networking functions, including VIERA CAST, Internet functionality and VIERA Link™. The unit allows users to operate their VIERA Link capable audio/video components with one remote, includes a Wireless LAN adaptor, and is designed to reduce power consumption and also feature a slimmer design to reduce packaging waste. The player also employs the PHL Reference Chroma Processor Plus which is developed in collaboration with Panasonic Hollywood Laboratory, and reproduces optimized colors faithful to the original film. The Panasonic DMP-BD85 also features high definition audio decoder (Dolby® Digital Plus, Dolby® TrueHD, DTS-HD Master Audio Essential) with 7.1 channel surround sound, HDMI Jitter Purifier which optimizes the bass sounds faithful to the original sound, Digital Tube Sound Simulator to produce the warm, realistic sounds associated with a tube amplifier and uses gold plated terminals and 192kHz-24 bit D/A converter.

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The Panasonic DMP-BD85 features VIERA CAST technology and is an Internet-enabled technology that lets users access selected Internet sites without the need of either an external box or a PC and enjoy the entertainment provided by sites including Amazon Video on Demand™, YouTube™, Google’s Picasa™ Web Album , Bloomberg and a Weather Channel. Netflix™, Pandora, The Panasonic DMP-BD85 also include an SD Memory card, letting users view and share both digital still images and HD video recorded with an HD camcorder in the AVCHD format, a USB slot for connection with Wireless LAN Adaptor for wireless connection to online content such as VIERA CAST and BD-Live. USB memory with JPEG/MP3 and DivX movie data can also be viewed on the big screen; 4:4:4 signal technology, which combined with PHL Reference Chroma Processor Plus processes each pixel of the Blu-ray Disc video signal in the horizontal direction to compliment vertical direction processing; P4HD (Pixel Precision Progressive Processing for HD) which processes 15 billion pixels per second and applies the optimal processing to every pixel; 16-level motion detection to categorize the image motion of each pixel into one of 16 levels; diagonal processing to detect diagonals and correct the pixels accordingly; and 1080p up-conversion to up-convert content recorded in the 480i/p or 720p format to 1080p. The Panasonic DMP-BD85 supports 1080/24p output which reproduces images from a Blu-ray Disc and DVD in their original 24p form without conversion. Other features on the player include Power Save Mode, a function that automatically turns off the player when the system returns to TV operation; Unselected Device Save which automatically turns off the player’s Quick Start function; UniPhier® single chip LSI which packs an entire video signal processing circuit onto a single chip and lower power consumption; and a lowered the start-up time (14 seconds). It also features 96kHz surround re-master, which enhances the sound quality of CDs and other sources and 7.1 channel analog out to produce true 7.1 surround sound.

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  • Anyone's BD85 constantly stopping streaming movies to buffer?

    It's been fine for months, and now watching a Netflix streaming movie is impossible. Haven't changed routers or ISP.

    (No answers yet. Write an answer!) 2011-02-06

  • DMP-BD85 automatically turns on TV

    My Panasonic DVD-Player (DMP-BD85) automatically turns on my Samsung HDTV (Series 6300) when playing CDs. What should I do to keep the TV set turned off? The currently used connections are as follows: HDMI from DVD-player to receiver, from TV to receiver, and from receiver to TV. Thank you in advance for your guidance. -- Alex

    (No answers yet. Write an answer!) 2010-05-15

  • How to prevent Panasonic DMP-BD85 from turning on Samsung HDTV?

    My Panasonic DVD-player (DMP-BD85) turns on my Samsung HDTV (series 6300)even when playing a CD. How can I keep the TV set turned off? The currently used connections are HDMI from TV to receiver, from DVD-player to receiver and from receiver to TV. Thank you in advance for your guidance.

    (No answers yet. Write an answer!) 2010-05-15

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