TechDigest: Denon has announced the latest addition to their Blu-ray line-up: The €DBP-2010. I want to call it a high-end Blu-ray player but it isn’t really. Not compared to some of Denon’s other Blu-ray machines. Mind you, this one costs £599 (€697) and not £3,300 (€3,842) like the VD-A1UD.
That’s not to say that the DBP-2010 isn’t a good bit of kit because, a quick look at the spec, will show you that it is. It has Profile 2.0 capability with built in BD-Live and Bonus View via the ethernet port.
It can play multiple formats – pretty much any shiny circular disc you can imagine – and it has 10-bit video processing for both HD and SD viewing. It also offers upconversion and IP scaling up to 1080p.
Sound wise it features 7.1 analogue outputs with full decoding of Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio. For music via CD it has a dedicated two-channel analogue audio output.
The DBP-2010 also supports DivxHD and AVCHD playback from HD camcorders. It’s out this month and, as mentioned, it’s going to set you back £599. You can get it in either black or silver. Interested? If so, check availability via Denon.