Yamaha BD A1060 Review: The Blu-ray player you need

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If you already have a 4K TV, then you are bound to face the problem of finding real 4K content. Currently, 4K content is widely distributed on Ultra HD Blu-ray discs, which can be ordered online.

You will have to play such discs through a special player that supports this mode. Yamaha gives you the opportunity to enjoy excellent Blu-ray disc playback on new players.

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Yamaha BD-A1060 supports 4K Ultra HD upscaling from standard 1080p HD video content. Brilliant picture quality is now available on huge 4K TVs.

The front panel of the Yamaha BD-A1060 player is made of high quality aluminum, and the sides are made of steel plates for rigidity of the device as a whole. This is to ensure minimal signal errors due to disc vibration during rotation. In addition, there is a pair of professional XLR audio channels with appropriate connectors.

The Yamaha BD-A1060 has a built-in wireless Wi-Fi adapter to make it easy to connect to your home network as well as to use the Internet.

In addition, BD-Live is available to support various Blu-ray disc formats. The presence of “Wi-Fi Direct” in the specification provides the user with the ability to connect mobile devices (smartphones and tablets) via wireless communication with the player for subsequent playback of content on the TV screen.

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The new Yamaha BD-A1060 player, in addition to the ability to scale up to 4K resolution, reproduces a standard set of possible media: Blu-ray discs, Full HD Blu-ray discs, 3D Blu-ray discs, DVD, SACD and simple CDs, this could be omitted.

To improve the quality of playback, technological solutions have been taken to reduce the vibration level during the rotation of the disc by 30%. The DAC in the Yamaha BD-A1060 is 192 kHz / 32-bit. This player has a “magnetic shield” between the built-in power supply and the sound electronics.

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  • Audio and video specifications Supported disc / media formats DLNA, USB, BD-Video, BD-ROM, BD-R / RE (BD-MV), DVD-Video, DVD-R DL / -RW (DVD- Video, DVD-VR, AVCHD), DVD + R / + RW (Video and VR mode), SACD, CD-DA, HDCD, CD-ROM and CD-R / -RW
  • Supports multimedia files [VIDEO-]: MKV with H.264, MPEG PS, MPEG TS, MPEG-4, VOB, AVI, ASF, WMV, DivX Plus HD, AVCHD [AUDIO-]: MP3, WMA, AAC, WAV, FLAC, ALAC [PHOTO-]: JPEG, GIF, PNG
  • HDMI connection 480i, 576i, 480p, 576p, 720p, 1080i, 1080p, 1080p @ 24Hz, 4K (2160p) @ 24Hz
  • USB port (Front / Rear) 1/1
  • Digital audio out (optical / coaxial) 1/1
  • Analog audio output 1 (XLR balance)
  • 2-channel mixed audio output 1
  • Ethernet 1 (Wi-Fi built-in)
  • IR remote control input / output 1/1
  • General Specifications Standby power consumption ≤ 0.3 W (HDMI control disabled, standby pass-through disabled)
  • Dimensions (W x H x D) 435 x 86 x 257 mm
  • Weight 3.8 kg

 

 

Conclusion

The Yamaha BD-A1060 has a “CD Mode” for high quality music disc playback. This mode delivers truly revolutionary sound quality. You can turn off HDMI data transfer at any time and enjoy crystal clear sound through a separate speaker.

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