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Panasonic Black Blu-Ray Disc Smart Player - DMP-BD87

Abt Model: DMPBD87 | UPC Code: 885170067400
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Ultra Fast Booting And Loading/ Built-In Wi-Fi/ DLNA Function/ FLAC Compatibility/ Netflix, CinemaNow, Vudu, HuluPlus, And YouTube Compatible/ External HDD Playback/ Multi-User Mode/ Low Power Consumption/ Black Finish
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Panasonic Black Blu-Ray Disc Smart Player, Model DMPBD87

Key Features:

  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Enjoy your favorite web content with the built-in Wi-Fi antenna
  • Netflix®, CinemaNow, VUDU, Hulu+, YouTube Streaming
    Enjoy your favorite movies, shows and other content direct from your Blu-ray Disc™ player.
  • Ultra Fast Booting and Loading
    Loads your disc fast for quick enjoyment of your content
  • FLAC Compatibility
  • DLNA Function
  • Multiuser Mode
  • Energy Star® Qualified

Features:

SMART NETWORKING

  • NETFLIX™, CINEMANOW™, VUDU™ HULUPLUS™ YOUTUBE™ Compatible Experience orignal movie quality
    Enjoy Streaming movies, shows and other content.
  • DLNA Smart home networking
    DLNA-certified Blu-ray Disc™ Players and Home Theaters are easy to use with your home network. Share and enjoy digital photos (JPEG), music (MP3, WMA) and videos (AVCHD, WMV) by simply connecting to a home network (LAN). For example, you can install a special app on your smartphone and use it to access a DLNAcertified PC via a Wi-Fi router in another room. The PC works as a DLNA server where your collection of movies, photos and videos is stored. You can access, browse and view media stored on the server while in another room without having to worry about shuffling discs.
    * Requires Windows 7 Operating System. Playability may depend on PC performance.
  • External HDD Playback Easily enjoy stored content
    The 2012 Blu-ray Disc™ Players and Home Theaters are compatible with NTFS (NT File System) format external hard disk drives, so you can enjoy music (FLAC, MP3), photos (JPEG, MPO), and camcorder video content (AVCHD, MP4) archived on an external HDD.
    * Playback is not possible with some external hard disk drives.

SMART OPERATION

  • Ultra Fast Booting Blu-ray Disc™ player
    After starting the player, the time it takes from launching the menu to playing a disc is much shorter than in conventional models. Starting and loading the disc from standby is also quick, for more comfortable movie viewing.
  • Wi-Fi Built-in Easily connect a home network
    A Wi-Fi system is built right into the main unit so you can enjoy VIERA Connect™ and BD-Live™ content without having to connect the Blu-ray Disc™ Players and Home Theaters with a LAN cable or wireless LAN adaptor.
    *
    A wireless LAN environment is required.
  • Multi-User Mode Enjoy with favorite setting
    As many as 4 users can be registered. Not only can each user’s name be set but also all of the user’s favorite settings, including the user’s icon, favorite home screen wallpaper, picture mode and audio mode.

SMART ECO

  • Low Power Consumption Reduced power consumption
    A reduction in power consumption has been achieved compared with 2011 models. Panasonic Blu-ray Disc™ products are designed to consume as little power as possible in order to save energy.

Specifications:

PLAYABLE DISCS

  • BD-ROM: BD-Video
  • BD-RE / BD-RE DL (Ver.3): JPEG
  • BD-R / BD-R DL (Ver.2): MKV
  • DVD: DVD-Video
  • DVD-R* 1 / DVD-R DL* 1 / DVD-RW*: DVD-Video, DVD Video Recording, AVCHD, FLAC (DVD-R / DVD-R DL), MP3* 2, (DVD-R / DVD-R DL), MKV (DVD-R / DVD-R DL), JPEG, (DVD-R / DVD-R DL)
  • +R* 1 / +R DL* 1 / +RW* 1: Video, AVCHD
  • CD, CD-R / -RW*: CD-DA, FLAC, MP3* 2, MKV, JPEG

AUDIO SYSTEM

  • Dolby® Digital Plus / Dolby® TrueHD: Decode and Bitstream Output* 4
  • DTS™-HD Master Audio Essential / DTS™-HD High Resolution Audio: Decode and Bitstream Output* 4

SD MEMORY CARD

  • Slot: No

USB

  • Slot: Yes
    • Front: For Playback
    • Rear: None
  • USB Standard: USB 2.0 High Speed
  • Playback: FLAC, MP3* 2, MKV / ts / m2ts / MP4, JPEG

HIGH QUALITY PICTURE

  • 1080/24p Playback* 5: Yes
  • Deep Color: Yes
  • x.v.Color* 6: Yes

HIGH QUALITY SOUND

  • Audio D/A Converter: 192kHz/24bi

EASY TO USE

  • Multiuser Mode / Stylish GUI / Wallpaper: Yes
  • VIERA Link™ (HDAVI Control 5) — (HDMI-CEC): No

NETWORKING

  • VIERA Connect™* 9: No
  • Wireless LAN System: Built-in
  • DLNA (DMP&DMR) Function: Yes
  • Network Drive Access: Yes
  • BD-Live™* 10: Yes

TERMINAL

  • HDMI Output: Yes
  • Video Output: Yes
  • Optical Output: No
  • Coaxial Output: No
  • Analog Audio Output: 2ch
  • LAN (Ethernet) Terminal: (for DLNA, BD-Live™* 10 , IP Service and Firmware Update)

OTHERS

  • Video System: NTSC
  • Audio S/N: 90dB
  • Dynamic Range: 90dB
  • Power Supply: AC 120V, 60Hz
  • Power Consumption [Approx.]:
    • Normal Use: 15W
    • Standby:
      • Quick Start Off: 0.5W
      • Quick Start On: 5.0W

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Height: 1.44"
  • Width: 16.94"
  • Depth: 7.84"

Approximate Weight:

  • Unit: 3.3 lbs

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): One Year Parts 90 days Labor
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Player TypeBlu-Ray
DVD Video UpscalingNo
3D CapableNo
Number of Discs1
Player or RecorderPlayer
CompatibilityBD-ROM, BD-RE, BD-R, BD9,JPEG, MKV, AVCHD, DVD Video, DVD-RW, DVD-R, DVD+RW, DVD+R, CD-DA, Flac, MP3,CD-RW and CD-R
Surround Sound DecodingDolby® Digital Plus / Dolby® TrueHD/ DTS™-HD Master Audio Essential / DTS™-HD High Resolution Audio
THX CertifiedNo
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes
Multi Brand RemoteNo
1080p Video OutputYes
Component Video OutputsNo
HDMI OutputsYes
RS-232C PortNo
Digital Optical OutputsNo
Digital Coaxial OutputsNo
Analog Audio OutputsYes
Ethernet PortsYes
Height (inches)1.44"
Width (inches)16.94"
Depth (inches)7.84"
Weight (pounds)3.3 lbs
Parts Warranty1 Year
Labor Warranty1 Year
  

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REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

by PowerReviews
 
3.2

(based on 143 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (37)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (36)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (20)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (17)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (33)

49%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Inexpensive (90)
  • Easy to use (60)
  • Compact (59)
  • Convenient (38)
  • Exceeded expectations (27)

Cons

  • Did not meet expectations (59)
  • Poor quality (28)
  • Difficult to use (24)
  • Poor documentation (20)
  • No netflix (5)

Best Uses

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Most Liked Positive Review

 

Up conversion Champ!

I have had numerious Panasonic products going as far back as tha early 70s. This player has allowed me and my family to enjoy our extensive DVD collection. All other players, to include...Read complete review

I have had numerious Panasonic products going as far back as tha early 70s. This player has allowed me and my family to enjoy our extensive DVD collection. All other players, to include exspensive products just could not make the cut. If you are the type of person who needs a player costing more than $700.00 thats OK, but you are truely missing a GEM in the BD80K. The value and cost that Panasonic works for is clear in this player. Thanks Panasonic

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Quality machine with 2 drawbacks

Quality machine with 2 drawbacks: Does not have Netflix and Viera Cast is disappointing. Needs to have a company like Netflx or true DNLA connectivity. Viera Cast has not been finished in years....Read complete review

Quality machine with 2 drawbacks: Does not have Netflix and Viera Cast is disappointing. Needs to have a company like Netflx or true DNLA connectivity. Viera Cast has not been finished in years. Users can get more internet features on gaming machines and there are so many other alternatives to cable such as Netflix, Hulu, or PlayonTV. BD Live is great and the Blu-Ray features are excellent. I do not think I would ever consider a product with Viera Cast on it in the future. I purchased this product after reading an article that said Netflix was going to be added.

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1.0

Piece of Junk

By 

from USA

Pros

  • Inexpensive

Cons

  • Did not meet expectations
  • Difficult to use
  • piece of junk
  • Poor quality

Best Uses

    This is the worst BluRay Player ever made and if it reflects where Panasonic is going then simply never buy from Panasonic again. It breaks almost instantly out of the box for almost everyone and has Panasonic decided to recall and make things right ... You guess that one...

     
    1.0

    Freeze Problem

    By 

    from Minneapolis, MN, USA

    Pros

    • Inexpensive

    Cons

    • Did not meet expectations
    • Poor quality

    Best Uses

      This unit would be OK if it didn't have the freezing problem that many have mentioned previously. I'd have no problem giving it a much better review if this issue was fixed. I long ago installed the latest Firmware, but that didn't resolve the issue. Maybe the problem is hardware related and can't be fixed by a Firmware upgrade?

       
      4.0

      Works Great!

      By 

      from Plymouth, MI

      Pros

      • Compact
      • Durable

      Cons

      • Difficult to use

      Best Uses

        I have had my blu ray player for over 2 years now and use it on a daily basis. It still works great! It has a compact design which fit into my entertainment unit with room to spare. It loads, reads, and plays discs very easily & the quality is good. I don't use the extra features because I only use it for discs so I can't attest how those work. The only drawbacks are occasionally it will not shut off & has to be unplugged to reboot, but works great again. I would also improve the design of the remote control because I've accidentally hit the wrong button because they're so close together. Overall, I'm very happy with my player and would recommend it for playing discs.

         
        1.0

        Disappointing Buy, Mr. Freeze is Warmer

        By 

        from Atlanta, GA

        Pros

        • Easy to use
        • Inexpensive

        Cons

        • Did not meet expectations
        • Poor quality

        Best Uses

          This player had been with me for three years, but I had to replace it. It regularly froze while playing BDs or using the Netflix app. I called customer service within the warranty period only to get a factory reset as the solution. That never worked for longer than a week, no matter how many times I tried that. Only cutting the power would recover the unit. I thought its simplicity and functionality would have made it a solid Panasonic product, but I was wrong.

           
          1.0

          Absolute worthless piece of technology.

          By 

          from Undisclosed

          Pros

          • no redeemable value at all.

          Cons

          • Did not meet expectations
          • Does not work.
          • Poor Documentation
          • Poor quality

          Best Uses

            I thought this was a wise buying decision but I was wrong. To play a blue ray dvd you need to insert the dvd, wait for the system to lock up, unglug the unit (it will not turn off at this point), plug the unit back in and then you can watch a movie. To stream Netflix or Hulu Plus â€" good luck. 90% of the time the options for NetFlix or Hulu Plus (which came pre-loaded) are not available. In fact nothing is available except for the ‘Settings’ option. Some times you can unplug the unit and then the options for NetFlix or Hulu Plus will be there but do not count on it. If you would like to see what a poorly designed piece of technology looks like â€" then this is the waste of money for you. You can have. Really. It's out by the dumpster.

            (7 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

             
            1.0

            do not buy this product

            By 

            from CA

            Pros

            • Compact
            • Inexpensive

            Cons

            • Did not meet expectations
            • Difficult to use
            • Poor quality

            Best Uses

              We found good reviews of this product and decided to purchase it based on low cost and good reviews. Our experience, however, was not good or consistent with those reviews. Quick lost of cons: -it freezes all the time, only option is to turn it off, wait, then turn it on again -a black box appears over half the screen and disappears again randomly -extremely slow response time -remote doesn't always work I wouldn't purchase again or recommend. The constant freezing of this unit is ridiculous.

              (6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

               
              1.0

              DO NOT BUY

              By 

              from Minnesota

              Pros

              • Compact
              • Easy to use

              Cons

              • Did not meet expectations
              • Poor quality

              Best Uses

                I thought it was just me, until I read the other reviews. I finally decided to join the rest of the world and upgrade to HD ths past March and bought an HD TV and this Panasonic Blu Ray player with the intention of streaming netflix and getting rid of my dish service...after only a week I was having problems. I tried to return the Blu Ray but couldn't find the receipt. I googled the problem and found out a firmwarm update was needed- ok 1 for technology 0 for me... That did not resolve the issues of the picture going in/out while Netflix or a DVD was playing. Or the player being "frozen" to the point I have to unplug it and cannot use it again until the next day. This is ongoing issue. Especially frustrating when trying to watch a movie with the children or work out

                (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                1.0

                What a piece of junk. I ...

                By 

                from alma, ar.

                Pros

                  Cons

                  • Did not meet expectations
                  • Difficult to use
                  • Poor quality

                  Best Uses

                    What a piece of junk. I bought two of these and am going to throw them in the trash. Constant problems, won't come on (locks up#, won't shut off #locks up). When it locks all you can do is unplug it and wait. Complete waste of money.

                    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    1.0

                    Worst ever

                    By 

                    from Houston, TX

                    Pros

                      Cons

                      • Did not meet expectations
                      • Difficult to use
                      • Expensive
                      • Poor Documentation
                      • Poor quality

                      Best Uses

                        This was my first smart blu ray DVD player and it acted up from the beginning but I tolerated it. 8 months later it finally went out on me. I tried everything from trouble shooting to get it to work again but I'm done trying and will throw it away today when I purchase a new one that isn't Panasonic.

                        (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        1.0

                        Horrible!

                        By 

                        from Tucson, AZ, USA

                        I have owned numerous Panasonic products, including a blu-ray player without wifi, and have always been pleased until now. This player is junk. I now need to buy another blu-ray player and will look every which way except to Panasonic.

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