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Region Two Playback Only
Blu-ray players and DVD players sold by Amazon.co.uk play UK (Region Two) Blu-ray discs and DVDs only. Discs from other regions will not play on these products.
The stunning BDT220 is a full-HD 3D Blu-ray player complete with VIERA Connect, giving you access to the best of the web, including services such as BBC iPlayer, Netflix and YouTube for easy enjoyment of movies and streaming video. Accessing online services could not be easier with WIFI built-in. The BDT220 will also please your ears thanks to Panasonic's 96kHz Surround Re-master function, which further enhances the sound quality from your CDs and raises the quality of multi-channel audio data on Blu-ray discs to produce outstanding surround sound.
3D from the heart of Hollywood - Panasonic has worked with Hollywood film studios at a laboratory that we have maintained in Hollywood over a long period of time to research image reproduction technologies. These activities have enabled us to accumulate the know-how necessary to faithfully reproduce original movie images on Blu-ray discs. Now, we have applied these advanced 2D technologies directly to 3D movie reproduction, to achieve truly beautiful images with even more realism, depth and texture.
Gives you all the fine details and nuances of the Blu-ray Disc - Adaptive Chroma Processing is a high quality image processing technology that gives you all the fine details and nuances of the Blu-ray Disc. It precisely processes the video signal of each pixel in vertical and horizontal directions. For 2012 Adaptive Chroma Processing is adopted for 3D movies as well. Enabling you to enjoy 3D movie titles with stunning picture quality.
Watch 2D images in 3D - 2D-3D Conversion enables conversion of 2D images on DVDs and Blu-ray Discs into 3D images with natural depth perception. Screen type (flat or round), and frame color are easily selectable. Watch your prized DVD movie collection in 3D for even greater viewing enjoyment. The new 2012 models can also convert content from VIERA Connect* into 3D images of stunning depth.
Watch movies with the 3D effects you want - The 3D Effect Controller lets you moderate the leaping effects of 3D images. It also lets you adjust the amount of depth, so you can view expansive images and enjoy movies with exactly the kind of 3D effects you want.
Get sharper, clearer images - Full HD Up Sampling also allows standard definition movies on DVD discs to approach Full HD quality. The picture is intelligently analysed to optimise the processing of each pixel.
Explore online entertainment - VIERA Connect offers a wide range of the best online services to fulfill all your needs. If you want to enjoy Catch-up TV with BBC iPlayer, Video on demand with Netflix, Acetrax, or YouTube , Social Media Services such as Facebook, Twitter or Skype, or play games with your friends. VIERA Connect has it all. And on the VIERA Connect Market Place new Services are added all the time.
Enjoy family-to-family communication in your living room - VIERA Connect with Skype lets you enjoy real-time visual communication on a large screen with far away family and friends by displaying their images on the TV. The Blu-ray Disc players also feature a convenient and unique Auto Answering Video Message function. Let Panasonic's Skype-compatible players and home cinemas expand your range of communication from the living room to the world. Skype requires the optional Communication Camera.
You can instantly access the Skype menu screen by simply pressing the Skype button on the remote control. This is very handy because it lets you easily access the menu screen even while you're watching a TV programme.
If you are away, callers can also leave incoming voice mail messages. These are recorded onto the SD Memory Card, so you can watch the messages when you get home.
Record an original message and set it as your answering voice message. The message will respond automatically when you receive a phone call while you're away.
While watching TV programmes*, a ringtone from both the player and the home cinema system tells you that you have a call. The ringtone also rings during standby mode. *The incoming call cannot be received during Blu-ray Disc playback.
Enjoy multi content on your PC in a separate room - DLNA-certified Blu-ray Disc Players and Home Theaters are easy to use with your home network. Smart Networking allows you to stream content around the home with DLNA. Stream content from your PC, NAS Drive or Panasonic Blu-ray Recorder directly to your Player. Share and enjoy digital photos (JPEG), music (MP3, WMA) and videos (AVCHD, WMV) by simply connecting to a home network (LAN). For example, you can install a special app on your smartphone and use it to access a DLNA certified PC via a Wi-Fi router in another room. The PC works as a DLNA server where your collection of movies, photos and videos is stored. You can access, browse and view media stored on the server while in another room without having to worry about shuffling discs.
Easily enjoy stored content - The 2012 Blu-ray Disc Players and Home Theaters are compatible with NTFS (NT File System) format external hard disk drives, so you can enjoy music (FLAC, MP3), photos (JPEG, MPO), and camcorder video content (AVCHD, MP4) archived on an external HDD. And if you have NAS Drive you can simply stream to your Blu-ray Player. • Playback is not possible with some external hard disk drives.
Operation via a smartphone - Download the Panasonic remote control apps for free and turn your iPhone or compatible Android device into a versatile remote. You can also search for additional entertainment and movie information. By installing the Panasonic remote control apps onto your smartphone, you can easily operate your Blu-ray Disc Players and Home Theaters by tapping and swiping on your smartphone. • iPhone Remote Control App must be downloaded from the App Store (iTunes Store). • For this function, a wireless LAN environment is required. • System Requirements: iPod touch 3rd generation or later, iPhone 3GS or later, iOS version 4.2 or later.
Enjoy with favorite setting - As many as 4 users can be registered. Not only can each user’s name be set but also all of the user’s favorite settings, including the user’s icon, favorite home screen wallpaper, picture mode and audio mode.
Easily connect a home network - A Wi-Fi system is built right into the main unit so you can enjoy VIERA Connect and BD-Live content without having to connect the Blu-ray Disc Player with a LAN cable or wireless LAN adaptor. • A wireless LAN environment is required.
Easily enjoy stored content - The 2012 Blu-ray Disc Players and Home Theaters are compatible with NTFS (NT File System) format external hard disk drives, so you can enjoy music (FLAC, MP3), photos (JPEG, MPO), and camcorder video content (AVCHD, MP4) archived on an external HDD. • Playback is not possible with some external hard disk drives.
Enjoy photos and movies easily with USB devices or SD card - You can enjoy photos, movies and music archived on a USB memory device or SD Card.
Easy on the environment - Making products more slim and compact reduces the amount of materials and packaging used for products. Rationalized packaging also makes product transport more efficient, reducing CO2 emissions. Panasonic Blu-ray Disc products deliver ecofriendliness that extends from the factory to your doorstep.
Reduced power consumption - A reduction in power consumption has been achieved compared with 2011 models. Panasonic Blu-ray Disc products are designed to consume as little power as possible in order to save energy.
Easy operation with a single remote control - VIERA Link lets you operate a Blu-ray Disc player and a home cinema system with a single VIERA TV remote control. With VIERA Link there's no more need to switch between multiple remote controls.