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Sony BDP-S550 1080p Blu-ray Player
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                06-01-2013, 08:17 PM by bimmerfreak0
                Well...the time has come. I've had the Sony BDP-S550 for a few years now. This unit has served me well over the years as a standalone unit...but users be warned. It is a blu-ray player. All these extra features touted by Sony on this unit are worthless. My tv and HTPC already can view pictures and videos of many codecs...so anyone looking to buy this unit (used obviously) should not be looking for anything other than disc playback.

                Disc playback:

                Load times are heavily dependent...
                  06-04-2013, 08:58 AM by markhyams
                  I bought this player four years ago, and it is still my first and only blu-ray player. I have been watching movies frequently on it for the whole time, and have had no issues or mechanical malfunctions. Sony has been kind enough to update the firmware regularly, so it is always compatible with even the newest discs, although with the most feature-rich discs, navigation can be painfully slow. Playback is not a problem, however.

                  When I first got it, I hooked it up via the analog multichan...
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                  Sony BDP-S550 1080p Blu-ray Player

                  Description: The future of Blu-ray technology is here with the BDP-S550 and BD-Live. The BDP-S550 comes equipped with a built in Ethernet port and 1GB of memory on board (There is a USB port for additional Memory if needed as well) to allow you to access specially created content on your BD-Live enabled Blu-ray Disc Movie from the comfort of your Home Theater. Whether you are viewing upcoming trailers, playing a game with your friends, or just downloading a new ring-tone to your phone, BD-Live takes the movie experience to a whole new level. You still get the amazing picture performance of Full 1080/24p output and incredible upscaling up to 1080p for your DVD collection via the HDMI connection. Plus, to add to the great Home Theater experience, you get full bitstream output or, if you choose, internal decoding for Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD (Master Audio and High Resolution). To further the connectivity to your existing system, the BDP-S550 has a full 7.1 analog output for older receivers. Making all these wonderful features easy to access is the new Xross Media Bar´┐Ż menu system, which is an icon based menu system for simple navigation. BRAVIA sync is also included which allows for easy one-button operation when connected via HDMI to other compatible Sony TV and Audio products. The BDP-S550 brings the world of BD-Live and Blu-ray to life!

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                  Binding Electronics
                  Brand Sony
                  EAN 0027242737518
                  Feature Bonus View & BD-Live (Profile 2.0) w/1GB flash memory for local storage
                  Full HD 1080/60p & 24p True Cinema Video Output
                  Dolby? True HD/DTS?-HD decoder built-in with 7.1ch out. Quick start up mode.
                  Dolby? TrueHD & DTS-HD bitstream out over HDMI? (V1.3)
                  x.v.Color? for AVC-HD
                  Item Height 2.37 inches
                  Item Length 17 inches
                  Item Width 8.75 inches
                  Label Sony
                  Manufacturer Sony
                  MPN BDPS550
                  NumberOfItems 1
                  Package Height 6.8 inches
                  Package Length 19.7 inches
                  Package Weight 10 pounds
                  Package Width 11.9 inches
                  PackageQuantity 1
                  PartNumber BDPS550
                  ProductGroup Home Theater
                  ProductTypeName DVD_PLAYER_OR_RECORDER
                  Publisher Sony
                  SKU cd518
                  Studio Sony
                  Title Sony BDP-S550 1080p Blu-ray Player
                  UPC 027242737518
                  UPCList - UPCListElement 027242737518
                  Item Weight 6.37 pounds
                  CatalogNumberList - CatalogNumberListElement 46777I
                  SONBDPS550
                  BDPS550
                  Model BDPS550
                  Color Black
                  Warranty 1 Year Limited