Panasonic DMP-BD30K Blu-ray DVD Player

Thomas G

Wanted to get some thoughts on this unit since it's priced around the $200 sweet spot now.

I don't like how there is no Ethernet jack for firmware upgrades. Does anyone know if upgrades can be made by DVD software then?

DivX: Panasonic's DMP-BD30K Blu-ray Player Goes DivX Certified

Product Type Blu-Ray disc player Form Factor Tabletop Width 16.9 in Depth 12.6 in Height 2.3 in Weight 7.3 lbs VCR
Sound Output Mode Surround Sound DVD
Media Type CD, CD-RW, DVD-RW, DVD-RAM, DVD, BD-RE, DVD-R, DVD+R, BD-ROM, DVD-R DL, DVD+R DL, CD-R, DVD+RW, BD-R Video D/A Converter 12bit / 149MHz Audio D/A Converter 24bit / 192kHz Built-in Audio Decoders DTS-HD decoder, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby TrueHD Media Load Type Tray Search Speed Up to 200x Supported Digital Audio Standards MP3 Upscaling Yes Output Resolution 1080p Audio System
Digital Audio Format DTS HD output, Dolby Digital output, DTS digital output Surround Sound Effects Advanced Virtual Surround Sound (V.S.S.) Dynamic Range 100 dB Signal-To-Noise Ratio 115 dB Additional Features HDAVI control DVD Features
MP3 Compatible Yes Additional Features Digital photo playback from flash memory card, 3:2 pull down compensation, JPEG photo playback, Progressive scanning, Dialogue enhancer Remote Control
Type Universal remote control Technology Infrared Connections
Connector Type 2 x Audio line-out ( RCA phono x 2 ) - Rear, 1 x Composite video output ( RCA phono ) - Rear, 1 x S-Video output ( 4 pin mini-DIN ) - Rear, 1 x 5.1 channel audio line-out ( RCA phono x 6 ) - Rear, 1 x SPDIF output ( RCA phono ) - Rear, 1 x Component video output ( RCA phono x 3 ) - Rear, 1 x SPDIF output ( TOSLINK ) - Rear Power
Power Device Power supply Type Power supply Slot(s)
Type 1 x SD Memory Card Manufacturer Warranty
Service & Support 1 year warranty Service & Support Details Limited warranty - Parts and labor - 1 year


Excellent picture quality on Blu-ray discs; 1080p output at 24 frames per second; DVD upconversion up to 1080p; HDMI 1.3b output; can output Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio in bitstream format; first Blu-ray Profile 1.1 player; SD card slot can play high-def video from AVCHD camcorders.