The middle of the range, new blu-ray player from Pioneer’s 2009 range is the Pioneer BDP-320. A step up from the BDP-120, the BDP-320 brings new features such as 1GB of internal memory, 7.1-channel analog outputs and USB media port.
The Pioneer BDP-320 fully supports BD-Live / blu-ray profile 2.0, for online access via an Ethernet connection, for firmware updates, extra content, special features and more.
1GB of internal memory is included for BD-Live storage, while a USB 2.0 port allows for extra storage space and for multimedia file playback. Advanced audio codecs are supported with DTS-HD master and Dolby TrueHD internal decoders, and 7.1 channel analog outputs.
Advanced picture control suite offers 13 video picture control settings to finely tune the video, and noise control circuits improve the image quality of DVD content. A special Kuro Link Picture Mode detects when the Pioneer BDP-320 is connected to a Kuro HDTV and offers a dedicated A/V mode with perfectly syncs the two, and optimized the image.
HDMI 1.3a output with 48-bit deep color support offers an improved viewing experience by improving subtle color graduations.
Expect to see the Pioneer BDP-320 Blu-ray player in April this year for $399 MSRP.