Sony has announced the availability of the 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Player – UBP-X1000ES. This is the high-end model, specifically targeted to professional applications. It offers full Custom Installation compatibility and incorporates a number of features and technologies.
Sony X1000ES Universal Player can read Ultra HD Blu-ray discs, 2D and 3D Blu-ray discs, CD, SACD, DVD and DVD Audio. To ensure consistent performance with virtually every optical disc format, Sony X1000ES uses Precision HD technology.
Sony UBP-X1000ES 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Player is also compatible with various online streaming services: Sony mentions Netflix, Amazon Video, and YouTube. Obviously, you can play video in full 4K resolution and High Dynamic Range (HDR) – to be precise it comes to HDR10 format. Additionally, when playing 4K HDR content on a 4K SDR (Standard Dynamic Range) television, the X1000ES uses a unique Sony algorithm to reproduce the intended brightness and color gradations, to provide the best picture possible.
The audio section uses 32-bit processing DAC (digital to analog converter), compatible with DSD files up to 11.2MHz and LPCM up to 192kHz. As for the home cinema, obviously, support for Dolby Atmos and DTS:X. Sony X1000ES uses “Frame and Beam” chassis helps to increase structural rigidity and its honeycomb top plate.
The Sony Blu-ray player uses a unique Sony algorithm to reproduce the intended brightness and color gradations, to provide the best picture possible. The integrated media player can play files HEVC, H.264, VP9, UHD Divx, MKV UHD, UHD MP4, TS, M2TS, AVI, WMV, FLAC, LPCM, DSD up to 11.2 MHz, ALAC, AIFF, and MP3. Connectivity includes Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth, DLNA and support for Google Cast and Spotify Connect.
The available connections include dual HDMI output to separate audio and video (HDMI 2.0a HDCP 2.2), stereo output, coaxial digital output, an Ethernet port and built-in Wi-Fi. Sony X1000ES can be integrated with various kinds of automation systems, such as Control4, Crestron, Savant, and more. Sony UBP-X1000ES price is $574.99 and it can be purchased via Amazon.com.