Tuesday, September 20, 2005

JVC introduces 7.1 Channel DVD Player with HDMI

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JVC announced an HDMI DVD player with 7.1 channel built-in amplifier. AX-D701 features DCDi deinterlacing circuit from Faroudja and includes 2 HDMI inputs and 1 output. Besides HDMI this unit accepts and can output in Composite, Component (D4), S-Video.
Each of the 7 channels can output 130Watts at 6 Ohms. AX-D701 includes an audio DSP of unspecified manufacturer and accepts digital optical, coax, and USB audio inputs. On the analog audio side there is an input for 5.1 channel for DVD-Audio as well as TV, DBS, VCR, DVR/DVD and AUX. In case you decide to use an external decoder there is an optical output that will allow you to do it.
JVC AX-D701 is pretty much loaded for suggested 99,750 yen ( less than $900 ) price tag. The unit will be hitting the stores in Japan late October.

Source: AkihabaraNews

Posted by Mike at 11:21 AM

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