I can't find any thread on this Sanyo FWBP807FP player, so I thought I'd start one myself. Hopefully I haven't missed the thread. Here is the Sanyo USA page:
4K Ultra HD performance
Playback Media: Playback Media: 4K UHD, BD Video, BD-R/RE 2.0, DVD-Video, DVD+R/+RW, DVD-R/-RW, CD-DA, CD-R/-RW, USB
Video disc playback system: NTSC
Video Enhancement: Progressive Scan, Video Upscaling,
BT.2020 / BT.709, HDR -> SDR Convert, HDR10, Deep Color
BD Region: A
DVD Region: 1
Sound System: DTS 2.0 + Digital out, Dolby Audio
Playback Formats: JPEG, PNG, GIF Still pictures, WAV, FLAC, Vorbis, AIFF, Monkey's Audio
Playback Media: BD, CD, DVD, USB, CD-R/RW, DVD+R/+RW, DVD-R/-RW
Picture Enhancement: High Definition Resolution, Rotate, Slideshow
Simple Remote Control
Trilingual On-Screen Display (English / Spanish / French)
fun-Link: HDMI CEC
Owner's Manual on the web (English / Spanish / French)
Front Connection: USB
Rear Connections: HDMI Out, Ethernet
Power Supply: 120V, 60Hz
Weight & Dimensions
Product Dimension (W x H x D): 10.3 x 2.0 x 8.2 (inch) 260 x 51 x 207 (mm)
Product Weight: 2.9lbs (1.3kg)
Packaging (W x H x D): 13.2 x 4.6 x 11.3 (inch) (335 x 115 x 287 mm)
Gross Weight: 4lbs (1.8kg)
Included accessories: Remote Control, Quick start guide
Accessories on the web: Owner's Manual, Quick Start Guide
It seems to only be sold at Walmart. Sanyo's webpage links directly to Walmart. No price is given however. There is no Sanyo Canada page I can find for this, but Walmart Canada has a price for it. Does that count as MSRP? I won't post the price, but suffice it to say it's a very low price.
Who makes this? I presume it is not Panasonic but likely Funai instead, but I'm just guessing.
I just ordered one of these from Walmart Canada. Will share my thoughts when it arrives.
I've had the player for a couple of days now. I ordered Close Encounters & Blade Runner on 4KBD but they have't arrived yet. In the meantime, I picked up Atomic Blonde and Blue Planet II 4KBDs to test it out.
The player itself is a tiny, cheap little thing with only two buttons on the front panel - power and eject. The remote is minuscule - a prime candidate for getting lost in no time and that will render the player useless. No AV outputs other than an HDMI port. Also has an ethernet port but no wifi. I connected the player to my 4K tv with a 18gbps cable.
The setup is pretty self-explanatory and you will be up and running in no time. The player immediately updated the firmware after the internet connection was established.
Picture quality is excellent. My TV immediately recognized HDR content and switches to the HDR setting. The player upscales standard Blu-ray and DVD without any issues.
From what I have researched online, the Sanyo FWBP807FP is identical/similar to these models also manufactured by Funai:
It seems the Sanyo is sold at Walmart whereas the Phillips is a Best Buy product and the Magnavox can be found on Amazon.
Does this player have HDR support? My TCL 49S405 supports HDR10.
I have one... it doesn't seem to handle 4K properly. lots of judder.
i'm going to try to update the firmware tonight, and if that doesn't work its going back to amazon.
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