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Pioneer BDP 51FD

Pioneer Blu Ray Player Review

Pioneer BDP 51FD, Pioneer Blu Ray Player Review

The Pioneer BDP 51FD with its superb 1080p resolution and 24 frames per second will provide you with the ultimate Blu ray experience. The addition of upscaling means that the picture quality is vastly improved by increasing the number of lines present. Currently 1080p provides the highest resolution followed closely by 1080i. Coupled with HDMI Deep Colour to give you the highest quality video output, this player gives you an unbelievable range of colours and tones, making for perfect viewing.

The Pioneer BDP 51FD will also give you an outstanding audio performance via 4 Wolfson WM8740 DACs. It will play all your CD’s to an incredibly high standard via HDMI and the Precision Quartz Lock System.

This player can also output decoded Dolby TrueHD from the analogue outputs and transfer Dolby TrueHD and DTS HD Master Audio to your receiver in bitstream or PCM. As for your digital media, the player accepts DivX, AVCHD, MP3, WMA and JPEG files, and supports a number of disc formats. These include DVD-R / DVD-RW / BD/BD-R / BD-RE and BD-ROM.

The BDP 51FD also offers an optimized Graphical User Interface providing you with outstandingly easy operation. It also supports the connectivity feature known as KURO LINK. This means that the remote control of your KURO flat screen TV will control the main functions of the Blu-ray disc player as well. If you are looking for a mid-range Blu-ray player, then the Pioneer BDP 51FD with its superb picture and sound quality would make the ideal choice.

Pioneer BDP51FD Specifications

Dimensions (Approx): 420x124x361 mm

Weight (Approx.): 5.6 kg

Playable disc formats: CD / DVD / DVD-R / DVD-RW / BD/BD-R /


DivX Playback

Video Features
Progressive scan, 1 S video output, 1 component video output, 1 composite video output, 1 HDMI output, 1 Analog audio output, 1 Coaxial and 1 Optical digital audio output.

Audio Features
Dolby Digital Plus, DTS HD, Dolby TrueHD, DTS HD Master, Dolby Digital Decoder.


Gives outstanding audio performance via 4 Wolfson WM8740 DACs.

Well designed and stylish appearance.

HDMI Deep Colour provides a range of colours and tones for a fantastic natural looking picture.

Accepts DivX, AVCHD, MP3, WMA and JPEG files


The player is perhaps not quite up to the standard in terms of operability and speed if compared to other players.

Only Profile 1.1

No BD-Live function

No Ethernet port

Unable to decode DTS-HD Master Audio internally

You can buy this Pioneer Blu Ray Player along with many others at out superb Online Blu Ray Store.

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