Marantz to show Blu-ray player at CES

Marantz to show Blu-ray player at CES

My first prediction has come to pass with a press release from Marantz. The BD8002 meets BD1.1 specification and features the 10-bit Silicon Optix Realta chipset which is considered one of the best video decoders on the market today. It will decode TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio or send the bitstream signal over HDMI 1.3.

Marantz BD8002

This isn’t huge news, however, as Marantz has previously had this player on display at CEDIA last year. It’s pricey, but Marantz usually is.

About Steven Kippel

Steven Kippel has worked as a systems designer for a leading high-end audio/video custom integrator in Southern California since 2003. He is responsible for researching new technologies and integrating them into existing systems and new construction projects. He has designed several high-profile systems for discriminating clients on the cutting-edge of technology. When he is not hard at work, Steven is spending time with his wife, playing with his band or promoting concerts and bands in the Inland Empire. His favorite bands include The Cure, U2, Eisley, Living Sacrifice and DragonForce.

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