Enjoy fabulous quality Blu-ray video and then stream audio (incl. FLAC) and video files (including DivX plus HD files) from your home network or Internet. The UD7007 can give you this universality because it's not only a Blu-ray and DVD player it is also DLNA 1.5-certified, and even provides access to Netflix video on demand and YouTube Leanback online services. To ensure the best analogue stereo audio quality from CD and SACD, it includes the Marantz HDAM audio modules and uses specially customized components all on a dedicated audio board. It also offers you the choice of balance XLR or Cinch audio output. The fast loading high-quality mechanism is shielded by an aluminium top panel and a steal chassis bottom. The cabinet is also very rigid and an additional bottom plate adds extra strength to eliminate vibration. Also, the electronics are divided into five separate sections to minimise interference and maximise audio-video quality. In addition, the two HDMI 3D supporting output ports optimise flexibility in setup and in fine-tuning performance. But as with all Marantz players, musicality reigns supreme so you won't be surprized when you find a "Pure Direct" mode, to ensure the best possible performance from CDs and even SACDs.
What Hi-Fi UK gave the UD7007 5-stars and commented: "This is a solidly made machine that performs to a very high standard. If you have the right system, its a terrific buy".
High resolution digital video signal are supported.
When audio cannot be enjoyed via HDMI connection, the audio output has to be connected analogue to the receiver or output screen. When a source product is not equipped with an analogue multichannel output but only a stereo audio output, the internal 2-channel downmix processing automatically downmixes a 5.1, 6.1 or 7.1 signal back to a stereo signal (2.0). Optional to the HDMI of course the digital audio output can be used for standard multichannel audio as Dolby Digital or DTS.
3D stands for 3 dimensional. Products carrying the 3D logo are able to output or path through the digital 3D video signal.
BD-Live / Profile 2.0
This new Blu-ray Disc profile offers additional enjoyment to your current Blu-ray experience by enabling you to download additional movie content such as alternative endings and trailers. You can also buy merchandise, play interactive games and more. Before a player can handle this new profile it requires an Ethernet port for connection with the Internet and a minimum storage capacity of 1GB (by SD card) to accommodate the downloaded content.
Blu-ray Disc, also referred to as BD-ROM, is the next-generation High Definition (HD) optical disc format. The format is developed to enable recording, rewriting and playback of High Definition video and audio. The format offers more than five times the storage capacity of traditional DVDs and can hold up to 25GB on a single-layer disc and 50GB on a dual-layer disc. This extra capacity combined with the use of advanced video and audio codecs will offer consumers an unprecedented high definition 1080p experience, providing an exhilarate life-like image and an audio soundtrack that is more detailed and clearer.
DLNA certified products guarantee a stable and fast connection, cross-brand interoperatebility, Universal Plug and Play (UPnP), automatic IP-addressing and easy to use in a wired or wireless setup with your home network: Sharing of your favourite music, photos and videos stored on your PC, NAS-drive, Musicserver or HD recorder through your audio/ video set-up is possible.
Super Audio CD
Super Audio CD (SA-CD) is an established music format that provides a more natural, ultra-high quality sound. It offers a smooth migration path to a higher quality sound, as all existing CDs can be played on the SA-CD player. SA-CD is based on the Direct Stream Digital (DSD) technology, which uses 1 bit delta-sigma modulation and a sampling frequency that is 64 times higher than that of the CD. This enables the SA-CD to offer a frequency range up to 100KHz and a dynamic range of 120dB.
USB Audio makes it possible to listen to compressed audio files (MP3, Windows Media Audio, etc.) stored on MP3 players or external harddiscs. All Marantz USB enabled products make use of the USB 2.0 profile for fast and stable data transfer.
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