Released November, 2010
The Pros:Good number and variety of inputs. Support for both 1080p/60 and 1080p/24 outputs. Plays Blu-ray discs at intended quality, everything is sharp and free of distortion.
The Cons:Limited online content available, could use a larger selection of services.
The Marantz UD5005 is a mid-cost Blu-Ray player. Marantz promotes this Blu-Ray player as having a loading time less than a 1/2-1/3 the amount of their previous models. This player has a 12-bit video processor that ensures a consistently high quality from sources such as DVD.
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Besides playing Blu-Ray discs, the UD5005 supports MP3s, WMAs, AACs, WAVs, DivX Plus HDs, AVCHDs, Jpegs, and Kodak picture files on discs, as well as Mpegs and h.264s through USB. This player also gives you access to online content such as YouTube. The 192kHz/24bit audio D/A converter ensures a consistent performance from the audio. This Blu-Ray player lacks the higher cost UD7005's coated tray (to suppress vibration), double layered top cover, Anchor Bay Technology ABT2015 10bit I/P & scaler (for upconverting DVD sources to HD), Extended Picture adjustments capability, and RS-232C Control Terminal (for more connectivity). The Marantz UD5005 Blu-Ray player supports HDMI 1.4a.
- Plays Super Audio CD(Stereo/Multi), BD-Video/-ROM, DVD-Audio/Video/-R/-RW/+RW, CD-DA/-R/-RW/dtsCD
- Supports HDMI ver.1.4a
- 3D Blu-ray disc playback capability
- x.v.Color, Deep Color and HDMI CEC support
- NetFlix(subscription required), YouTube
- Supports DLNA 1.5, streaming capability of home network Audio/Video/Photo contents
- Built-in 1G memory for BD-Live(Profile 2.0), expandable the memory by USB memory
- Plays MP3/WMA/AAC/WAV/DivX Plus HD/AVCHD/Jpeg/Kodak Picture CD format on disc
- 10bit I/P & scaler, 148.5MHz over sampling, 12-bit Video processing
- Various Picture adjustments capability
- 192kHz/24bit audio D/A converter for Stereo analog audio outputs
- Independent board construction to minimize the interaction between Audio, Video and Power Supply stages
- New "Home" menu style color GUI
- Component/Composite Video outputs, Coaxial Digital Audio output
- IR Flasher In/Out
- Marantz D-bus(RC-5) In/Out
- Luminous-key Remote
- Two IR Remote Code Set
- Detachable Power Cord
- 3 year warranty
User Reviews (1)
good number and variety of inputs
support for both 1080p/60 and 1080p/24 outputs
plays Blu-ray discs at intended quality, everything is sharp and free of distortion
BD-Live content works quickly and smoothly
capable of full 3D playback through HDMI v1.4a port
enables picture fine-tuning to suit individual setup needs
limited online content available, could use a larger selection of services
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