Onkyo planning Blu-ray launch

Onkyo planning Blu-ray launch

Onkyo logoOne of the few hardware manufacturers to actually release an HD DVD player will be releasing a Blu-ray player later this year. Onkyo’s previous high-def effort was a rebadged Toshiba player which sold so poorly they pulled their support for HD DVD within months.

While they have not released model or pricing information, the initial player will support all Blu-ray audio formats on board, and will feature HDMI 1.3 (this is pretty much standard now). Considering this is the extent of the information provided, I can only assume Onkyo will build this player and I’m sure we’ll see an Integra version shortly after release.

Source: TWICE

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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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