Pioneer Blu-ray systems

Pioneer unveils four Blu-ray home cinema systems

Tweet Pioneer has unveiled four new Blu-ray home cinema systems, all of which come complete with 3D Blu-ray Disc support. Providing a ‘basic’ and ‘regular’ series, the latest line up caters for a range of budgets with prices starting from £299. Jam packed with specs for high quality BD3D viewing, Pioneer’s exceptional ‘basic’ models, the […]


Blu-ray still on a winning streak in Germany

Tweet Research carried out by the GfK Group, one of the largest market research companies in the world, has revealed that Blu-ray sales continue to rise in Germany and across Europe. German consumers snapped up seven million Blu-rays in the first half of 2011 (an increase of two million on the figure last year) while […]


US research shows Blu-ray uptake is rising

Tweet New figures from a leading US research company show the popularity of Blu-ray has risen significantly over the last year. Figures from the latest NPD report show a healthy level of growth in both the sales of Blu-ray Discs and Blu-ray Disc players. The report, called ‘Entertainment Trends in America’, showed a 15% rise […]

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Panasonic reveals two new 3D Blu-ray recorders

Tweet Panasonic has this week shown off two brand-new 3D Blu-ray recorders set for release in the next few months. As well as including full Blu-ray 3D support, the Panasonic DMR-BWT800 and DMR-BWT700 both include twin high-definition TV tuners, meaning users can record their favourite TV shows directly to a Blu-ray Disc. The DMR-BWT800 also […]

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Sony reveals its latest Blu-ray home cinema system

Tweet Sony treated Blu-ray fans recently when they announced the release of their new home cinema systems – the BDV-EF200, BDV-L600 and its flagship model the BDP-S780. The latter even comes with a range topping Blu-ray player which has Advanced IP Content Noise Reduction Pro technology, a Super Bit Mapping and is Skype enabled. Each […]

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Panasonic’s DMP-BDT110, 3D Blu-ray Player scores high marks

Tweet Following the news of its release in January on our blog, Cnet has now reviewed Panasonic’s latest mid-range 3D Blu-ray player – the DMP-BDT110, praising its excellent picture quality and a stylish finish. They highlight the resolution of 3D and 2D images on offer as well as the new menus and additional features: ‘We […]

Philips unveils new Blu-ray players

Tweet [tweetmeme source= “blurayreporter” only_single=false] Philips has showcased its latest range of Blu-ray players – the ‘7000’, ‘5000’ and ‘3000’ series players, alongside a new portable model. The ‘7000’ and ‘5000’ series models are both 3D ready, with the 7000 also offering upscaling thanks to Philips’ ‘Cinema Perfect HD engine’. The ‘3000’ series is designed […]

Panasonic unveils 3D Blu-ray recorder

Tweet [tweetmeme source= “blurayreporter” only_single=false] Panasonic recently revealed their brand new 3D Blu-ray recorder – the DMR-BWT700. Jam packed with specs for high quality recording and playback it has a twin HD digital terrestrial tuner allowing you to record digital broadcasts in full HD, and record two digital broadcasts at the same time. It also […]

Denon announces Blu-ray player

Tweet [tweetmeme source= “blurayreporter” only_single=false] Denon has revealed details of its latest Blu-ray player – the DBP-2012UD. Synonymous with quality, Denon pitches the player as part of their ‚Äòmid range‚Äô, but it does seem more reminiscent of a high end machine. The 2012UD uses the same structural and electrical design as the higher priced DBP-4010UD […]

Blu-ray 3D demand booms in Japan

Tweet [tweetmeme source= “blurayreporter” only_single=false] News from Japan this week shows just how far Blu-ray 3D has come in a relatively short space of time. According to research from Japanese firm BCN, there are now more 3D Blu-ray players in homes across the country than non-3D players. It reports 57% of all units sold in […]