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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.
Advanced 2D image technology accumulated over the years at the Panasonic Hollywood Laboratory (PHL) has also been applied to 3D image playback, allowing high quality images to approach original film quality. Lifelike 3D images with dramatic leaping effects and enhanced depth, lustre and texture are beautifully reproduced.
Adaptive Chroma Processing is a high quality image-processing technology developed to precisely process each pixel of the Blu-ray Disc™ video signal in vertical and horizontal directions. Compared with 2010 models, vertical colour data processing has been increased by 1.5 times. This allows Adaptive Chroma Processing to faithfully reproduce colour data.
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.
Enjoy smooth images even with the low frame rate of video on demand. Super resolution processing optimised for video on demand up-converts all streaming images into HD quality. You get beautiful streaming images even on a large-screen TV.
The 2D-3D Conversion makes it possible to convert images from DVDs and Blu-ray™ discs into 3D with natural depth perception. So you can watch your prize DVD movie collection in 3D for greater viewing enjoyment. Even more, the AVCHD movie files recorded with HD camcorders can also be converted from 2D to 3D.
* Except for 1080/60p,1080/50p movie files recorded with Panasonic HD Camcorder.
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.
This function is really convenient for saving hard disk space. In HM mode, a maximum of 214 hours of high definition recording data can be saved onto HDD (320GB) and also a maximum of 35 hours of high definition recording data can be saved onto BD-RE DL/BD-R DL (50GB). What's more, the DMR-BWT800 and DMR-BWT700 are compatible with the Timer Recording function. Set the recording mode when you programme a recording and after it has been recorded the DIGA automatically converts to another mode. No need for you to convert yourself. - great for when you are going away on holiday.
Enjoy the simple new convenience of being able to Rewind Live TV*. Rewind back up to 2 hours to the scene you want and never miss a thing**. Pause Live TV also lets you pause live TV programmes as though you are watching a DVD or Blu-ray Disc™***.
* Rewind Live TV will be effective while channel stays the same.
** The function of Rewind Live TV does not work during simultaneous recording.
*** For Pause Live TV, when 8 hours pass since the programme was recorded, the recording stops.Set the timer to record just once and each programme in the series will automatically be recorded. Recorded series' are easily located as they are automatically archived in the same folder.
A stylish and simple menu design is achieved by using large menu icons and illustrations. The FULL HD 3D Blu-ray Disc™ player now features a simple menu, and thanks to its one-click action, you simply place the remote control cursor onto the menu item that you want to choose, and the menu proceeds smoothly to the next screen. It's easy, even for first-time users.
Set the GUI screen background for your Blu-ray Disc™ player/home cinema to any image you want. For example, you can use a photo that you took with a digital camera and stored onto an SD Memory Card.
With VIERA CAST, you can enjoy online content such as YouTube, Picasa, weather and stock information. Also, VIERA CAST has been further enhanced by Twitter and Skype.
VIERA CAST with Skype lets you enjoy real-time visual communication on a large screen with faraway 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 and Video Voice Mail Recording function. Let Panasonic Skype-compatible players and home cinemas expand your range of communication from the living room to the world.
* If you buy an optional wireless LAN adaptor DY-WL10E-K, you can stream wirelessly.
** Skype requires optional communication camera TY-CC10
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.
While watching TV programme, 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 can not be received during Blu-ray Disc™ or AVCHD playback.
Record an original message and set it as your answering video message. The message will respond automatically when you receive a phone call while you're away.
Callers can also record messages onto an SD Memory Card, while you are away.* Then you can watch the messages you missed when you return home.
* Minimum 512MB required.
Using DLNA technology, Blu-ray Disc™ players and home cinema systems can access files on a DLNA server-compliant PC* or high definition recorders (DIGA)**. By simply connecting to a home network (LAN), you can enjoy AVCHD, WMV, DivX, JPEG, MP3 and WMA on your PC or AVCHD files, recorded programmes and JPEG on your DIGA.
* Requires Windows 7 Operating System. The playability may depend on the PC performance.
Network Drive Access provides Blu-ray Disc™ players with an alternative network file access platform. You can enjoy pictures, videos and music on a shared folder on your Windows PC or Network Attached Storage (NAS).
Simply install a Panasonic App on your iPhone, iPod touch or iPad and you can use it like a remote control to operate your Blu-ray Disc™ recorder or player. If you've got an iPhone it is usually close to hand, so use it to search and playback your recorded content as though it were your actual remote control.
* iPhone Remote Control App must be downloaded from the App Store (iTunes Store).
** For this function, a wireless LAN environment and optional wireless LAN adaptor DY-WL10E-K is required.
*** System Requirements: iPod touch 3rd Generation or later, iPhone 3GS or later, iOS Version 4.2 or later.
With the new DMR-BWT700, the time it takes from launching the menu to playing a disc is much shorter than in conventional models. Starting and loading the disc from standby is also quick, for more comfortable movie viewing.
Home movies and photos can be transferred via SD memory card to the HDD, DVD, Blu-ray Disc™. Until now, transferring and storing HD camcorder images was a time-consuming process performed on your PC. A Panasonic recorder makes this process effortlessly simple.
* JPEG copying is available only for DVD-RAM, BD-RE, HDD.
** Archiving AVCHD only for DVD-R, BD-R,BD-RE, HDD.
*** Archiving onto Blu-ray Disc™ is only for Blu-ray Disc™ recorder.
The SD slot lets you enjoy still images and movie files shot with a LUMIX (digital still camera) or HD camcorder on your large screen Full HD TV with HD quality (1920x1080 resolution).The SD Image Viewer also lets you enjoy 3D photos (MPO) and movies(AVCHD) shot by a 3D compatible digital camera and camcorder.
* To enjoy 3D photos/movies, a 3D compatible TV and 3D Eyewear are required.
You can also enjoy photos, movies and music archived on a USB memory device or external hard disk drive*.
* Compatible only with FAT 32 file systems. Playback is not possible with some external hard disk drives.