Samsung BD-UP5000 Blu-ray Player

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Introducing the BD-UP5000

Samsung BD-UP5000

The Samsung BD-UP5000 is definately a high-end Blu-ray player. The remote control is what you'd tend to expect from a Samsung product, although missing the backlight features as seen on most other Samsung remotes.

It's also worth noting that their remotes don't support any discrete IR codes.

Setting up the BD-UP5000 is simple to install and setup and you should be watching High Definition content in no-time. Whether this is some new Blu-ray discs, or even your old DVD collection, since the player will upscale DVD content to High Definition.

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Samsung BD-UP5000 Features

The BD-UP5000 Blu-ray and HD-DVD player was positioned as the flagship home-cinema player in Samsung's growing line of high definition players.

The device offers HQV (Hollywood Quality Video) film processing and the unit supports both Blu-ray and HD-DVD formats as well as Samsungs interactive technologies, BD Java and HDi

The BD-UP5000 has a Silicon Optix Reon chip for upscaling normal standard definition (SD) video content from your existing DVD collection. It has to be said that the SD upscaling with this player is truely amazing.

The HDMI video output with this player can support 1080p60 and 1080p24 in addition to many other common resolutions you may be used to.

1080p24 is definately worth a mention, since many Hollywood films are recorded at 24 frames per second, this means that you can watch video content as the director hoped for. This is without introducing a 3:2 ratio pull-down sequence.

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Samsung BD-UP5000 Specification


  • Product Type: Blu-Ray disc and HD DVD player
  • Form Factor: Tabletop


  • Sound Output Mode: Surround Sound
  • Analog Video Signal: S-Video, Component video, Composite video


  • Video D/A Converter: 12bit / 216MHz
  • Audio D/A Converter: 24bit / 192kHz
  • Built-in Audio Decoders: DTS decoder, Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Digital, DTS-HD decoder, Dolby Digital Plus
  • Media Load Type: Tray
  • DVD Upscaling: Yes
  • Output Resolutions: 720p, 1080i, 1080p

Audio System

  • Digital Audio Formats: DTS digital output, Dolby Digital output
  • Additional Features: MP3 decoding

DVD Features

  • MP3 Compatible: Yes
  • Additional Features: JPEG photo playback


  • Audio line-out ( RCA phono x 2 ) - Rear
  • 1 x 7.1 channel audio line-in - Rear
  • Digital audio output (optical) ( TOSLINK ) - Rear
  • Digital audio input (coaxial) ( RCA phono ) - Rear
  • HDMI output - Rear, Component video output ( RCA phono x 3 ) - Rear
  • S-Video output ( 4 pin mini-DIN ) - Rear
  • Composite video output ( RCA phono ) - Rear
  • Ethernet Network

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