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Sony Pro Preps UBP-X1000ES 4K Blu-ray Player

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Sony announces the European launch of the X1000ES-- a high-end 4K/UHD Blu-ray player aimed at custom installers, making ideal for advanced home theatre AV systems.

Sony X1000ESThe X1000ES is compatible with UHD Blu-ray discs, as well as 4K and HDR video streaming. It uses a Sony developed Precision HD drive to maintain consistent performance with virtually every optical disc format, including DVD Video and DVD Audio, CD and SA-CD, Blu-ray 3D and BD-ROM media, and handles a variety of video codecs to deliver 4K streams from the likes of Netflix, Amazon Video and YouTube.

A dedicated picture mode for HDR content is included, along with video processing to upscale 1080p content in a "near" 4K 60p resolution. A unique Sony algorithm reproduces the intended brightness and colour gradations of 4K HDR content when played on a 4K SDR TV, providing the best picture quality.

On the audio side, the X1000ES is a "great match" for Dolby Atmos and DTS:X compatible receivers. It carries a 32-bit DAC compatible with both native DSD (up to 11.2MHz) and LPCM (up to 192kHz) high-resolution audio files. Connectivity comes through dual HDMI outputs with separates audio and video signal paths, 2-channel analogue and coax digital, and all outputs are gold plated for better conductivity.

“The UBP-X1000ES Blu-ray player was developed to meet the growing demand for a 4K Ultra HD solution that not only provided excellent image quality, but is also a “one stop” solution for a broad range of applications across the home entertainment sphere, in addition to home cinema,” Sony Says. “The new model will meet the needs of even the most demanding A/V enthusiasts by delivering excellent video and audio quality.”

The X1000ES is available in European markets from Q3 2017.

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