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Sony BDP-S5000ES

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Sony BDP-S 5000 ES

19 March 2012
  • Conclusion: The BDP-S 5000 ES is an impressive, high-end device - only the DVD playback leaves room for improvement. The Blu-ray picture quality nears perfection, and the analog CD sound falls nothing short of superb. Versatile image-enhancement options tease an extra touch of detail out of many discs.
  • Pros: Excellent HDTV, with 24p support and video controls., HD audio as a bitstream., BD-Live support., HD decoder for analog 7.1-channel audio.
  • Cons: Imperfections in DVD de-interlacing., No decoding of DTS-HD into PCM via HDMI., No MP3 playback.
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Sony BDP-S5000ES Blu-ray Player

Sound & Vision Magazine
7 August 2009

Sony BDP-S5000ES Blu-ray Player

Sound & Vision Magazine
4 March 2009
  • Excerpt: Sony’s Elevated Standard (ES) products have long been at the respected upper end of the company’s product line. I remember Sony’s early ES DVD players were the cat’s meow in terms of solid video performance and features. If you wanted reference-quality DVD playback early on in the format, you wanted an ES player. Now Sony has delivered two ES branded Blu-ray players. For this review, I’m going to look at its new flagship, the BDP-S5000ES.
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Overall 8

The Sony BDP-S5000ES Blu-ray player is large and feature-packed. Unfortunately it is very expensive.

Good Gear Guide.au
10 February 2010
  • Summary: The Sony BDP-S5000ES is a quiet and fully featured Blu-ray player that has excellent picture quality and the ports needed for an A/V rack setup. Unfortunately this isn't enough to justify the very high price tag.
  • Pros: Excellent Blu-ray image quality, quiet operation, ready for rack setup, very good DVD upscaling, 7.1-channel analog output
  • Cons: Very expensive, large and heavy
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Overall 10

Sony BDP-S5000ES review

30 January 2009
  • Summary: Typical: you wait an age for a high-end Blu-ray player to come along, and then two break cover in the space of a month or so. Hot on the heels of Denon’s DVD-3800BD comes this, Sony’s most expensive Blu-ray player yet. Given our current economic nightmare, you’d be forgiven for wondering what’s going on, especially when you can get a Sony BDP-S350 sporting the same brand name and doing much the same job for under £200.
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Sony BDP-S5000ES

27 September 2012
  • Conclusion: Den Vergleich zu seinen Mitbewerbern braucht der Sony BDP-S5000ES nicht zu scheuen. Er ist erstklassig und hochwertig ausgestattet. Durch die massive, in schwarz gehaltene Konstruktion und das schnörkellose Design ist er sofort als kraftvoller Blu-ray-Bolide erkennbar.
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Sony BDP-S5000ES en SCD-XA5400ES

6 July 2012
  • Excerpt: (SA)Cd-spelers van Sony uit de ES (Extremely Standard) lijn hebben een naam hoog te houden. Voor deze test heb ik de beschikking over maar liefst twee verschillende exemplaren. Naast de SCD-XA5400ES (SA)Cd-speler heb ik tevens de BDP-S5000ES Blu Ray speler gekregen. Omdat de XA5400ES beschikt over de mogelijkheid DSD signalen digitaal via HDMI te transporteren heeft de importeur ook een STR-DA5400ES receiver meegestuurd.
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Overall 8

Sony BDP-S5000ES

2 August 2010
  • Conclusion: BDP-S5000ES to solidnie wykonany odtwarzacz Blu-ray Sony. Urządzenie uruchamia się szybko - po włączeniu, gotowe jest do pracy zaledwie po kilku sekundach i równie szybko wczytuje płyty Blu-ray.
  • Pros: Referencyjny obraz, Wysokiej jakości brzmienie, Regelacja pracy dekoderów audio HD, Analogowe wyjście 7.1
  • Cons: Wysoka cena
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Overall 8

Sony BDP-S5000ES: For you blu(e)

20 February 2010
  • Conclusion: Mit dem Sony BDP-S5000ES liefert Sony einen überaus würdigen Vertreter der ES-Klasse: Erstklassige Qualität und umfangreiche Ausstattung zum fairen Preis.
  • Pros: Erstklassige Audio- und Bildqualität bei Blu-ray als auch DVD, einfache Bedienung, umfangreiche Ausstattung, schickes Design
  • Cons: Kann keine MP3, WMA oder AAC-Dateien von CD wiedergeben
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Expert Review

26 August 2009
  • Conclusion: У Sony легкий характер, скромная цена и потрясающее качество - как в фильмах, так и в музыке.
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