System: NTSC/PAL DVD Region 012345678 BD Zone Blu-ray: A/B/C - Works on all USA TVs
Multiregion Blu-ray Disc™ player with 3D Disc playback
This player has been modified to play both Blu-ray region A/B/C, as well as DVD region 1,2,3,4,5,6. (regionfree)
Switching between the Blu-ray zones is performed using the original remote control. The DVD region is selected automatically.
The Blu-ray player is updated to the latest firmware version, and is fully upgradeable with official firmware updates.
The BD-AMS20U 3D Blu-ray Disc Player from Sharp is a full-featured multi-format disc player that fits everything into a 1.9" (48.2mm) high compact package. Fully prepared for the future, it also supports playback of 3D content.
Many Blu-ray discs are encoded in 3D, and this player has what it takes to deliver these wraparound visuals in crisp, clear full HD 1080p. Built-in Wi-Fi means this player works with your home network Internet connection so you can start taking advantage of everything this exceptional player has to offer. Once you're connected, you can get access to its online streaming capabilities and see online movies, videos, TV shows and sports. Get access to the Netflix movie database (with subscription), hundreds of videos on demand from HuluPlus, and create a customized radio station with Pandora. Clearly, this player can keep you entertained even before playing any of your favorite discs.
In addition to its connectivity features, it can support a variety of disc formats including Blu-ray (both standard and 3D), DVD and music CDs. Two USB ports give you additional connectivity options, as you can simply connect a USB flash memory drive to the front port without reaching to the back of the unit to display photos or videos on your TV and enjoy music files. You can even display slideshows with music from CDs or USB storage, and stream in 3D from your camcorder.
All of these features and connectivity options are packed tightly into a slim chassis, making for an ideal addition to any home entertainment setup in any room of the house. If you're looking for built-in Wi-Fi, online streaming capabilities with 3D 1080p playback support, this multi-functional disc player is a smart choice for your home theater.
- HDMI Input - (MHL) Mobile High-Definition Link
- Share your Android based smartphone apps on your television. This HDMI input provides a multi-media link interface for playback from your smartphone. The input also supplies power to your smartphone and allows for control of smart phone content.
- DivX HD / JPEG / MP3 / Network / HDD File Playback
- View both still and video digital images recorded in HD onto a CD-RW/R, USB drive or from your network in a slideshow format and play back MP3 audio files in addition to DivX HD file formats from your network or connected hard disc drive.
- DivX HD / JPEG / MP3 File Playback
- View both still and video digital images recorded in HD onto a CD-RW/R, USB drive or from your network in a slideshow format and play back MP3 audio files in addition to DivX HD file formats
- HDMI Output
- One cable connection carries complete digital audio and video content between your HDTV and the BD-AMS20U player for superior high-definition 3D video and high fidelity audio in home theater today
- Full HD 3D Resolution
- An amazing home theater experience enjoyed in the comfort of your own home. The Blu-ray disc format has full 1080p resolution capability - that's the maximum picture resolution available today. 1080p = 1080 lines of vertical resolution, progressively scanned
- High Fidelity Audio
- Blu-ray disc technology lets you take advantage of the latest surround sound formats such as Dolby TrueHD. This means you will enjoy high quality lossless 7.1 channel digital surround that is bit-for-bit equivalent of the master recording
- Super Picture Upscaling
- Even your existing standard definition DVD library can look better than ever because the BD-AMS20U is backwards compatible with your DVDs. By optimizing standard DVD and streaming video playback signals to 1080p (when displaying on a 1080p capable HDTV through the HDMI connection), the BD-AMS20U can deliver more DVD picture quality as each single frame is upconverted
- AQUOS Link Function
- Seamless operation among Sharp audio / video products with one remote control. Why use two remotes when you can use one? The AQUOS Link function allows you to control both your AQUOS LCD TV and your AQUOS Blu-ray disc player together. When you connect your AQUOS LCD TV to the Blu-ray disc player via an HDMI connection, you will have seamless interoperability between your AQUOS LCD TV and the BD-AMS20U. AQUOS Link also features the ability to control on-screen with other manufacturers' remotes
- DLNA Network Connection
- The DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) defines a standard for moving movies, photos, music and other media from a network to a Blu-ray disc player. DLNA servers can store media in one location and can stream the content to DLNA compliant players for playback at a remote location within your network
- Provides consumers access to a wide variety of real-time content via a network connection, such as movie scene extras, new previews, games, chat and more. The Bonus View function provides access to picture-in-picture special features, allowing you to simultaneously watch your favorite movie scenes and added bonus features (on compatible disc)
- AQUOS Pure Mode
- Provides seamless optimization of Blu-ray disc content. When the Sharp BD-AMS20U is connected to an AQUOS TV through an HDMI cable, the AQUOS TV will automatically switch to "dot by dot" mode to deliver full 1080 video content. The BD-AMS20U / AQUOS TV combination provides the most optimized Blu-ray resolution and best possible picture
- Movie Streaming Services
- Using an available connection to the Internet, the BD-AMS20U provides access to BD Live bonus content as well as Netflix, Vudu, Vudu Apps, YouTube in addition to music streaming from Pandora
- DLNA Network / Hard Disc Drive Connection
- The DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) defines a standard for moving movies, photos, music and other media from a network to a Blu-ray disc player. DLNA servers can store media in one location and can stream the content to DLNA compliant players for playback at a remote location within your network or from direct connection to an external hard disc drive connected through the supplied USB ports.
- Draft 802.11n/g/b
Static WEP that supports 64-128-bit keys
WPA (TKIP) with PSK
- Additional Features
- HDMI 1080p 24Hz output: Yes
Display on / off: Yes
Parental lock: Yes
Pop-up menu system: Yes
Auto power off: Yes
Wireless dongle: Yes, included
- Power Requirements 110-240V 50/60Hz Auto Detection and Switching
- Power Consumption (in Operation) 13 W
- Power Consumption (in Standby) 0,15 W (in Normal Stand-by Mode)
- BD Zone A/B/C Manual Switching with the remote control
- DVD Region 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 PAL/NTSC Automatic Switching
- HD Disc Format: Blu-ray 3D
- HDMI® (Output Resolution): 1080p
- AQUOS LINK™ Function: Yes
- HDMI® 1080p 24Hz Output: Yes
- Display On/Off: Yes
- Parental Lock: Yes
- Pop-up Menu System: Yes
- Quick Start (after preload): No
- Auto Power Off: Yes
- Wireless Dongle: Yes, included
- DLNA Network File Streaming: Yes
- Netflix Streaming: Yes
- Vudu™ Streaming: Yes
- RSS Feed: No
- YouTube: Yes
- Media Profile: BD-Live™ (Profile 5.0)
- BD-ROM/R/RE: Yes/Yes/Yes
- DVD Video: Yes
- DVD+RW/R: Yes
- DVD-RW/R: Yes
- MP3 – CD-RW/R/USB: Yes
- CD-DA/CD-RW/R: Yes
- DivX XviD AVI / Divx HD: Yes
- JPEG-CD/RW/R/USB: Yes
- JPEG - CD-RW/R: Yes
- MPEG-2 / H.264: Yes
- AC3: Yes
- Linear PCM: Yes
- Dolby® Digital Plus: Yes
- Dolby® True HD: Yes
- DTS: Yes
- DTS-HD Master/High Res.: Yes
- MHL Input: x1
- HDMI® Output: x 1
- Composite Video: 0
- HD Component: 0
- Analog Audio Output (L/R): 0
- Digital Out (Optical): x 1
- BD USB Memory Port with HDD Connection: x 2 (1-front, 1-back)
- Ethernet RJ-45: Yes
- Wireless LAN B/G/N 802.11: Yes, included dongle
- Power Consumption / Stand-by: 16 W / Approx. 0.2 W (Quick start set to "No")
- Remote Control (with Batteries): x 1
- Height: 1.94"
- Width: 16.94"
- Depth: 7.06"
- Unit: 3.3 lbs
- Shipping: 4 lbs