Step into the surreal world of BD-Live (BD Profile 2.0), the epitome of the ultimate interactive movie experience with access to BD bonus features. With Blu-ray video playback at native HD resolutions of 720p/1080i/1080p, 60p and 24p cinema output, 1080p HD video upscaling, and x.v.Color technology, this player offers one of the cleanest HD signals on the market. It raises the bar of excellence with WiFi compatibility (wireless dongle included), and the ability to instantly stream movies
Plays all BLU-RAY discs from region A, B and C
Plays all SD DVD discs from region 1 2 3 4 5 and 6 PLAYER.
Plays PAL on PAL TV or Multi-System TV
Plays NTSC on NTSC TV or Multi-System TV
Plays NTSC on PAL TV with the use of a video converter
Plays PAL on NTSC TV with the use of a video converter
BD-Live 2.0 Ready
BD-Live technology will enable you to connect this player to the Internet to download such data as additional scenes, shorts, trailers, and to join in multi-player interactive games that are linked to BD bonus content contained in Blu-ray discs. This player offers an Ethernet port, 1GB built-in memory, and (2) USB 2.0 ports for easy access to BD-Live content.
Blu-ray Disc Features
Blu-ray discs offers picture quality beyond anything available, with full capability 1080p HD resolution in Blu-ray and up to 40Mbps, encoding 5-10X the capacity of regular DVDs. It also features theater-quality uncompressed audio (supporting 8 channels of Liner PCM), up to 32 streams of audio, interactive capability, seamless menus, integrated games, hi-def bonus and educational features.
HDMI (v 1.3) Output with 1080p HD Video Upconversion
This unit features an HDMI Version 1.3 output that's capable of upconverting video signals to 720p, 1080i, or 1080p. This is achieved by utilizing an ultra high bandwidth digital-to-analog conversion and processing to detect image changes at the pixel level. The BD-P3600 supports the following video signals: 480i/60Hz, 480p/60Hz, 720p/60Hz, 1080i/60Hz, and 1080p/60Hz/24Hz. It's capable of reproducing high-quality video imagery with sharp backgrounds, while eliminating motion artifacts from moving objects within the video frame.
The HDMI connection is also CEC enabled, allowing all compatible CEC components (i.e., television and receiver) in the system to communicate with each other. Enjoy the ability to control multiple HDMI components with a single remote control.
WiFi Wireless Ready
Now you can enjoy wireless access to the latest Blu-ray features. When connected to the USB port of the BD-P3600, the included WiFi wireless dongle enables you to connect to the Internet via an optional wireless IP sharer.
Netflix Streaming Capability
Enjoy the ability to choose from 12,000 movies and TV episodes from Netflix (with optional subscription) for instant viewing without a disc; or easily listen to Internet Radio via Pandora (with optional subscription). Pandora provides digital music personalized to your particular taste.
Dolby Digital Plus and Dolby TrueHD Decoding
If you have a 7.1-channel home theater receiver - you're in luck - this player is capable of decoding Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby TrueHD, and DTS-HD audio. Dolby Digital Plus uses less compression than regular Dolby Digital to reproduce fuller and more dynamic sound effects with up to eight discrete channels of surround sound. In addition, it features a 7.1-channel discrete audio output as an alternative to the optical digital audio output.
DTS-HD Master Audio and High-Resolution Audio
It offers both DTS-HD Master Audio and High-Resolution technologies. DTS-HD Master Audio supports bitrates up to 24.5Mbps, 7.1 discrete channels of 96KHz/24-bit audio, and is ideal for HDMI Version 1.3 cables. This technology reproduces true-to-life audio the way the director intended. DTS-HD High-Resolution Audio also offers 7.1 discrete channels of 96KHz/24-bit audio, but only supports bitrates up to 6Mbps.
It plays: Blu-ray Discs BD-ROM, BD-RE, BD-R, DVD-ROM, DVD-Video, DVD-R/W, CD, CD-R/W, WMA, MP3 and JPEG. Also, the player is backward-compatible, enabling playback of all your favorite DVDs in HD resolution.
BonusView with Picture-in-Picture (PIP)
This interactive player offers the ability to easily access (during live playback) additional Blu-ray content. Some BD-Video incorporates the PIP function in pre-selected scenes; BonusView enables you to display the secondary video source over the primary video.
Top-Notch Video Processing
This player utilizes a 216MHz/12-bit video D/A converter that provides high quality 4x over-sampling for 1080i/720p output. Noise-shaping video processing, shifts the noise component to an unused area to further enhance the signal-to-noise ratio. By incorporating these technologies, it realizes super-fine, high-definition images with over 4400 billion colors.
AVC-HD Media Compatibility
Enjoy the ability to playback your HD camcorder AVC-HD files in full HD resolution. AVC-HD discs encoded with x.v.Color (xvYCC) technology, an international standard for wide color space, expands the current data range of video by about 1.8 times, resulting in more natural and vivid colors similar to what the human eye can actually see.
DivX is video compression software which enables high quality video to be compressed into very small files then downloaded onto CD-R or CD-RW and played back with very little loss of quality.
With other compatible Samsung components, BD Wise, which is an inter-connectivity function, enables you to either (On mode) output the original resolution of the DVD disc to the TV, or (Off mode) output a fixed resolution according to the resolution previously set.
24-bit Audio Processing
Its built-in 192 KHz/24-bit digital-to-analog converter offers exceptional multi-channel audio conversion. By executing an accurate sound-field reproduction and reducing analog noise in the signal path, this unit is capable of reproducing an enveloping audio signal that is unsurpassed.
Progressive Scan Technology
With progressive scan technology, this player is capable of scanning an entire video frame at once; scan-lines commonly associated with interlaced video are drastically reduced. The result is a spectacularly clear image with no motion artifacts (stair-stepping), and details so sharp they seem as if they're etched onto the screen.
User-Friendly Graphic Interface
It includes various menus and subtitle functions offering the ability to search for detailed content of the video. The full-color, HD animated menu enables full control, and the ability to incorporate your own personal creative touch. When you highlight a menu option on a disc, sound effects can be heard such as button clicks or a voice-over explaining the highlighted menu choice.
BD incorporates stringent licensing control, powerful encryption and other content protection. The Blu-ray disc technology offers the ability to copy its data-content to your compatible components. Also, it offers the flexibility to make managed copies across a home network to enjoy music and movies on your PC.
This player features Anynet+ technology through the HDMI cable, enabling linked operation of the player through Samsung TVs that carry the same feature.
Built-in Ethernet and USB Host connections enable this player to be updated with future Firmware upgrades, applications and services. Note, for software upgrades, USB port supports only a USB flash drive.
HD Component Video Output
It achieves greater color accuracy and high resolution playback capability when connected via the HD component output to your HD projector, plasma and/or LCD/CRT televisions.
Home Theater Friendly
Use the optical digital audio output to connect the player to your home theater receiver and enjoy your favorite DVDs in surround sound.
For parents who want full control of media content played back through player, the player's menu features a parental control and rating system adjustment.
Gloss Black Finish
With its elegant gloss black finish, this player matches even the most sophisticated office or home decor.
Full Feature Remote Control
It includes a full-feature remote control able to execute every command from any angle up to ±30°.
Region Blu-ray: Region A,B,C
DVD: Region 1,2,3,4,5,6
Progressive Scan Yes
HD Upconversion Yes, 720p, 1080i, 1080p
Dolby Digital / DTS Compatibility Yes
Dolby Digital Plus Yes, w/HDMI bitstream out
Dolby TrueHD Yes, w/HDMI bitstream out
DTS-HD Yes (Master Audio, High Resolution Audio), w/HDMI bitstream out
Built-in Decoder Yes
HDCD Decoding No
Audio D/A Converter 192KHz/24-bit
Virtual Surround No
Bass Management No
THX Certified No
Disc Playback Formats
Video Blu-ray Discs, BD-ROM (Profile 2.0), BD-R/RE, DVD-ROM, DVD, DVD-R/W (V Mode)
Audio CD, CD-R/W, WMA, MP3
Pictures JPEG, HD JPEG DivX
Other Formats MPEG2, AVCHD, VC-1 (BD-ROM), H.264
BD Profile Profile 2.0
Digital Media Slot No
Slow Motion Playback Yes
Frame-by-Frame Playback Yes
Analog Composite Video: x1 Out (RCA)
Component Video: x1 Set Out (RCA)
2-Channel Audio: x1 Set Out (RCA)
7.1-Channel Audio: x1 Set Out (RCA)
Digital Optical Audio: x1 Out
HDMI (Ver. 1.3): x1 Out
Ethernet Port: x1
USB 2.0 Host: x2
Tray Type Single
Power Requirements 110-240 Volts 50/60 Hz
Dimensions (WxHxD) 17.3 x 2.1 x 9.8" (439.4 x 55.1 x 248.9mm)