Pioneer launches three new 3D Blu-ray players, including the BDP-430 and two Elite models DP-41FD and BDP-43FD. All of them are made to recreate a “state-of-the-art theatrical experience in the comfort of users’ own homes”. They supports media streaming from online services and are WiFi-ready.
The Elite BDP-41FD , Elite BDP-43FD and BDP-430 feature Pioneer’s PureCinema technology, support for 3D Blu-ray playback via HDMI 1.4a, 36-Bit Deep Color, DTS-HD Master Audio and Dolby TrueHD digital audio codec, and the Precision Quartz Lock System (PQLS) for jitter-free reproduction of Blu-ray Disc, DVD and CD content.
Pioneer’s new Blu-ray players include Ethernet connection and is WiFi-capable through the AS-WL200 wireless adapter, allowing users to access content from streaming services such as YouTube, Netflix and Pandora. For convenient integration of personal devices with a home theater system, Pioneer’s free iControlAV App turns iPhone and iPod touch devices into a fully functioning remote control for the new Blu-ray 3D players.
The BDP-430 will be available for $299. The Elite BDP-41FD adds an RS-232 port for custom installation access and control and is priced at $399. The $499 Elite BDP-43FD gets an armored chassis and high grade parts.