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Panasonic Black Blu-Ray Disc Player - DMP-BD79

Abt Model: DMPBD79 | UPC Code: 885170119031
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Fast Booting And Loading/ Super Multi-Format Playback/ DLNA Functionality/ Wi Fi Enabled Dongle Required/ Dolby Digital Plus/TrueHD Decoding/ USB Input/ Full HD Up Sampling/ 1080/24p Playback/ Black Finish
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Panasonic Black Blu-Ray Disc Player, Model DMPBD79

Key Features

  • Explore Online Entertainment – enjoy some of the most popular streaming Apps for on line entertainment
  • Fast Booting and Loading- quick playback
  • Super Multi-format playback – FLAC/MP4/MKV/MP3/JPEG


Enjoy your favorite online content, including streaming movies, TV shows, videos and more.

Easily connect a home network
The Panasonic DMP-BD79 Blu-Ray Disc™ Player is equipped with a built-in Wi-Fi system. That means you can enjoy your favorite VIERA Connect™ and BD-Live¿ content without connecting the player¿or your entire Home Theater¿via LAN cables or wireless LAN adaptors.

Ultra-Fast Booting For Less Waiting and More Watching
As soon as you start it up, you'll notice the difference. That's because this player dramatically decreases waiting times compared to a conventional player. Everything happens faster, from launching the menu, to actual playback, to starting and loading from standby mode.

DLNA Functionality Means Easier Access
As a DLNA-certified device, the Panasonic DMP-BD79 Blu-Ray Disc™ Player integrates with your home network for quick and easy access to your digital media. Access all your digital photos (JPEG), music (MP3, WMA) and videos (AVCHD, WMV) stored on your DNLA-certified PC or network drive—from any room in your house! No more loading discs, or connecting cables. Everything streams seamlessly and wirelessly.

Energy Star® Qualified
Reduced power consumption makes this product Energy Star® Qualified.


Playable Discs

  • BD-Video Yes


  • JPEG Yes


  • MKV Yes


  • DVD-Video Yes


  • DVD-Video Yes
  • DVD Video Recording Yes
  • AVCHD Yes
  • FLAC Yes (DVD-R/ DVD-R DL)
  • WAV Yes (DVD-R/ DVD-R DL)
  • WMA Yes (DVD-R/ DVD-R DL)
  • AAC Yes (DVD-R/ DVD-R DL)
  • MP3 Yes (DVD-R/ DVD-R DL)
  • MKV Yes (DVD-R/ DVD-R DL)
  • JPEG Yes (DVD-R/ DVD-R DL)

+R/ +R DL/ +RW

  • Video Yes
  • AVCHD Yes


  • CD-DA Yes
  • FLAC Yes
  • WAV Yes
  • WMA Yes
  • AAC Yes
  • MP3 Yes
  • MKV Yes
  • JPEG Yes

Audio System

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


  • Slot (Front, Rear) Yes (For Playback, - )
  • USB Standard USB 2.0 High Speed
  • Playback
    • FLAC Yes
    • WAV Yes
    • WMA Yes
    • AAC Yes
    • MP3 Yes
    • MKV / MP4 Yes
    • JPEG Yes

High Quality Picture

  • Full HD Up Sampling (New P4HD) Yes
  • 1080/24p Playback  Yes
  • Deep Color Yes
  • x.v.Color Yes

High Quality Sound

  • High Quality Network Audio Playback Yes

Easy Operation

  • Multi-User Mode / Stylish GUI / Wallpaper Yes


  • IP VOD Yes
  • Wireless LAN System Capable with Optional Adaptor
  • DLNA (DMP&DMR) Function Yes
  • External HDD Playback Yes
  • Network Drive Access Yes
  • BD-Live™ Yes


  • HDMI Output Yes
  • LAN (Ethernet) Terminal Yes (for DLNA, BD-Live™, VIERA Connect™ and Firmware Update)


  • Video System NTSC
  • Power Supply AC 120V, 60Hz
  • Power Consumption
    • Normal Use 11W
    • Standby (Quick Start Off) 0.5W
    • Standby (Quick Start On) 3.5W

Approximate Dimensions

  • Height: 1.5"
  • Width: 13"
  • Depth: 7.063"

Approximate Weight

  • Unit: 2.2 lbs
  • Shipping: 4 lbs

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer):
    • Parts: One Year
    • Labor: 90 Days
  • Extended Service Warranty Available: Click the warranty tab above for details
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More reasons to buy the Panasonic DMP-BD79 from Abt Electronics
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  • The Panasonic DMP-BD79 is Brand New.
  • The Panasonic DMP-BD79 Ships in a Factory Sealed Box.
  • Abt ships this product for free!
Player TypeBlu-ray
Combo or SingleSingle
Number of Disc1
Player or RecorderPlayer
CompatibilityDVD, CD, Blu-ray
Surround Sound DecodingDolby Digital Plus/ Dolby TrueHD
DVD Video UpconversionYes
3D CompatibleNo
THX CertifiedNo
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes
Internet Movie StreamingYes
Multi Brand RemoteNo
1080p Video OutputYes
Component Video OutputsNo
HDMI OutputsYes
RS-232C PortNo
Digital Optical OutputsYes
Digital Coaxial OutputsNo
Analog Audio OutputsNo
Ethernet PortsYes
Height (inches)1.5
Width (inches)13
Depth (inches)7.06
Weight (pounds)2.2 lbs
Parts Warranty1 Year
Labor Warranty90 Days


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Lack of Amazon VOD


from Eatontown, NJ, USA


  • Compact
  • Inexpensive


  • Did not meet expectations
  • Poor Documentation

Best Uses

    I too bought this player with the intention of using Amazon Video On Demand (VOD). This streaming service is not available still as of 3/4/14. What is the delay? I would like to know how long the logo for Amazon has been on the Panasonic product page with the "coming soon" qualification. I have multiple Panasonic products (2 Plasma TVs and 3 Bluray players). I have always been satisfied with their products and happily recommend them to my friends. This issue has disappointed me to the point I will go elsewhere when I have electronic needs.

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    do not buy if you want a WiFi connection!


    from Undisclosed


    • Compact
    • Inexpensive


    • Did not meet expectations
    • Difficult to use
    • long to load & "open" button doesn't repsond

    Best Uses

      this need an adapter to be wireless (thus wireless "ready") but they don't make the adapter anymore! do not buy this if you want a WiFi connection!

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