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Sharp BD-HP24U, BD-HP70U | Sharp’s 2010 Blu-Ray Players

Sharp BD-HP70UThe Sharp BD-HP24U and BD-HP70U are the two latest blu-ray players to be announced my Sharp.

Both players are packed with the latest features and support online connectivity for Netflix and other services. Sharp say that the players set new price / performance benchmarks for the industry.

Both the Sharp BD-HP70U and BD-HP24U support Deep Color, Full 1080p HD at 24 frames per second over HDMI and lossless Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio. They are also very energy efficient and offer a target use of just 14 watts in operation and just 0.4-watt in standby, very low figures.

The latest Sharp blu-ray players both feature Ethernet ports for interactive features such as BD-Live along with Netflix instant movie streaming and news from RSS feeds. AVCHD playback is also supported.

Sharp BD-HP24U

Sharp BD-HP24U

The Sharp BD-HP24U has all the features mentioned above including Deep Color support and Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio. It can output Dolby Digital Plus on 7.1 channels for theater quality sound.

The Sharp BD-HP24U will be available this quarter for $279.99.

Sharp BD-HP70U

Sharp BD-HP70U

The Sharp BD-HP70U is Sharp’s latest flagship top of the line blu-ray player, and has all of the features as the BD-HP24U along with being wireless LAN ready. It also has a RS-232C port for management from external control systems and custom installations. The BD-HP70U has a reinforced anti-vibration cabinet design and center loading DB drive, along

Sharp BD-HP70U is expected to be available second quarter for $499.99.