Streaming movies is becoming more popular, did the days are numbered Blu-ray? These players believe otherwise.
The flagship player Oppo BDP-105D at the end of last year led us into raptures. An extensive range of its functions more than meets the high price. At that time, he received five stars for the excellent equipment, excellent performance and a wide range of formats supported.
Four months later, our view has not changed: this unit still great. In addition to the drive of the three most popular formats – Blu-ray, DVD, and CD – BDP-105D is able to play SACD and DVD-Audio. And also broadcast music in high resolution (up to 24 bit / 192 kHz) over a home network.
Features of the Oppo BDP-105D
Not forgotten and smart features: Oppo BDP-105D has built-in support of such services. Such as Netflix, BBC iPlayer, YouTube and BBC News. And if that were not enough, the front port HDMI / MHL will provide an opportunity to connect the Roku streaming unit or compatible. In addition, there are three USB-ports type A connection of portable devices, and behind – one HDMI-input.
An entire collection of digital audio inputs – optical, coaxial and USB-port type B. Allows you to take full advantage of the DAC reference level ESS Sabre 32 ES9018 DAC.
The output signal is mainly produced two HDMI-connector. But there are analog outputs – balanced XLR and unbalanced. And as a rare multi-channel.
Image with Blu-ray-drives almost flawlessly. We are delighted with the clear contours, the abolition of the transfer movement and rich color palette. Image processing functions DARBEE seems completely unnecessary.
The screen is no noise, dark scenes, and objects full of detail, flesh tones – an unusually well-developed.
Those advantages are inherent and play a DVD. Despite the transfer of motion artifacts and some noise, the picture is very detailed.
The sound in the Oppo BDP-105D
Equally good in movies and sound: a strong and full-bodied, it provides credibility and power transmission fight scenes. However, the little bass lacks elasticity: they are very significant, but sometimes less informative than the exceptionally accurate Pioneer BDP-LX88. However, the sound does not become because of this less exciting: the highest detail. And also enviable dynamics and drive compensate for all the flaws.
Character CD playback is the same full and reliable.It includes the main advantages is the sophistication and softness HF.
The scale and the musical sound easily fills our test lab. Pioneer smoothness envy. To compete with the best CD-specialized players. Sound Oppo BDP-105D is slightly lacking mobility. But among the Blu-ray-players, he is one of the best in terms of supply stereo.
Oppo BDP-105D exceptionally talented as in the movies, and in music. Oppo BDP-105D-esteem even higher standards this high price category. The company Oppo has created a real gem in its genre.
Pros: Excellent image; powerful and convincing sound in stereo and multichannel modes; equipment; connectivity
Cons: Not very elastic bass
Conclusion of the Oppo BDP-105D
If you need a source of equally strong in all respects, select Oppo.
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