Panasonic DMP-BD30 Blu-ray Player

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Introducing the DMP-BD30

Panasonic DMP-BD30

The new DMP-BD30 Blu-ray player from Panasonic is a true award winner.

It's fully featured player that blasts out High Definition video to your HDTV for a truely amazing experience in Home Cinema!

The DMP-BD30 is the first pure Blu-ray player to finally support the Profile 1.1 standard which has been talked about for a while, it's known as "Bonus View". This amazing technology allows you to use the advanced interactive features that you'll find on many Blu-ray discs, just like DVD, but a million times better.

Features include picture-in-picture commentary, so you can watch the film, and at the same time, watch the director talk you through the movie - this is a serious must for any film buff.

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Panasonic DMP-BD30 Features

The DMP-BD30 brings slim looks, picture-in-picture features and a thrilling audio-visual experience.

This is certainly one of the very few new Blu-ray Players that really shows what the Blu-ray technology is capable of with a whole host of extra features not seen on other Blu-ray players on the market.

Blu-ray and High-Definition is here to literally blow your socks off, and the BD30 does an amazing job of that, you'll wonder how you managed with Standard Definition content for so long after just a few seconds of watching true High Definition.

The BD30 is one class-act when it comes to playing Blu-ray media on a HDTV.

This player comes with excellent 1080p video resolution at 24 frames per second, just as it was recorded, with the amazing performance of this player, it's a real winner for any home cinema setup.

The images you get out of this player are truely stunning, thanks to Panasonic's P4HD (Pixel Precision Progressive Processing for HD) image processing. This feature delivers razor sharp 1080p video in addition to 24 frames per second. The motion you'll watch is also incredibly smooth without losing any definition or any sign of shudder.

One important feature of any Blu-ray player is the upscaling of your current DVD collection, obviously the BD30 does this without breaking a sweat. You'll seriously need to re-watch your entire DVD collection in HD, especially on a nice big LCD or plasma HDTV.

The audio out from this player is also fantastic. Via HDMI, the Panasonic DMP-BD30 supports bitstream output of Dolby TrueHD, DTS-HD and Dolby Digital Plus. Try to imagine the best quality sound you've heard and you're probably not even close to what this device packs out.

The DMP-BD30 also supports Standard Dolby Digital and DTS and can be sent out via HDMI, coaxial or the optical digital connection, or even from the 5.1ch or stereo analogue sockets. Whatever your home-cinema set-up may be, the DMP-BD30 will seriously amaze you when it's delivering a superb performance.

At last, Blu-ray technology is finally unleashed in full. If you're looking for a fully immersive high definition experience, look no further than the Panasonic DMP-BD30.

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Panasonic DMP-BD30 Specification


  • Model: DMP-BD30
  • Manufacturer: Panasonic
  • Chipset: Panasonic UniPhier
  • Post-processor: None
  • BD profile: Bonus View (1.1)


  • Video resolutions: 480p, 720p, 1080i, 1080p
  • DVD upconversion: 720p, 1080i, 1080p
  • Video frame rates: 60i, 24p, 60p


  • BD media: BD-ROM, BD-R, BD-RE
  • CD media: CD-ROM, CD-R, CD-RW

Playback video

  • MPEG-2: Yes
  • MPEG-2 HD: Yes
  • MPEG-4: Yes
  • MPEG-4 AVC (H.264): Yes
  • VC-1: Yes
  • DivX: No
  • DivX HD: No
  • DivX Ultra: No
  • XviD: No
  • XviD HD: No
  • JPEG: Yes
  • JPEG HD: Yes

Playback audio

  • Dolby Digital: Yes
  • Dolby Digital+: Yes
  • Dolby TrueHD: No
  • Dolby TrueHD (bitstream): Yes
  • DTS: Yes
  • DTS-HD: Yes
  • DTS-HD MA: No
  • DTS-HD MA (bitstream): Yes
  • PCM: Yes
  • WMA: No
  • WMA Pro: No
  • MP3: Yes
  • OGG: No
  • AAC: No
  • AAC+: No
  • SACD: No
  • DVD Audio: No


  • HDMI: 1
  • HDMI version: 1.3a
  • HDMI audio output: 7.1
  • HDMI CEC: No
  • DVI: No
  • Composite: 1
  • Component: 1
  • S-video: 1
  • Optical: 1
  • Analog: 1
  • Analog audio output: 5.1
  • Coaxial: 1
  • Ethernet: No
  • Wireless: No
  • Firewire: No
  • USB: No


  • Video DAC: 12bit / 148.5MHz
  • Audio DAC: 24bit / 192kHz


  • Remote included: Yes
  • Universal: No
  • Programmable: No
  • Bluetooth: No
  • Infrared: Yes
  • Backlight: No


  • Width: 43.02cm
  • Height: 5.97cm
  • Depth: 32.07cm
  • Weight: 3.31kg


  • Operation: 25W
  • Power supply: AC 120V, 60Hz

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