In addition to support for Blu-ray 3D™ playback and network functions such as Miracast™ compatibility and Wi-Fi built in, the BD-S681 offers many advanced features for high quality audio and video enjoyment, including 4K upscaling, CD Mode and Pure Direct.
Supports playback of Blu-ray 3D™, the latest video format
HDMI® terminals with 4K upscaling for even higher video quality
Miracast™ compatibility for enjoying a variety of media from a smartphone or tablet
Seamless operation with select Yamaha AV receivers and controller apps (AV Controller App)
VUDU compatibility for viewing digital photos
SACD playback and HD Audio format bitstream out
CD Mode and Pure Direct Mode for greater sound purity
Connect to the Internet to access the fun and informative features that BD-Live™ provides
Setup wizard makes setup easy
Automatic wireless setup with WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup™)
4K Upscaling for Even Higher Video Quality
The BD-S681 features a 4K upscaling function. Any resolution video image can be upscale to the latest 4K resolution. You can enjoy video from Blu-ray Discs with the image detail and depth that only 4K can provide.
CD Mode for Greater Sound Purity
This Blu-ray Disc™ Player offers a CD Mode for playing music discs. This mode reduces disc revolution, thus improving data reading sensitivity. In addition, the combination of drive motor stability and disc rotation greatly reduces vibration. It also turns off the HDMI® video output and other circuits that are unnecessary for audio playback. As in high-end CD players, high sound quality music reproduction has become possible.
Supports Various Disc Formats and High Resolution Audio Reproduction
This Blu-ray Disc Player supports playback from Blu-ray 3D™ discs, as well as from SACD and DVD discs. It is compatible with the Dolby® True HD and DTS-HD Master Audio™ surround sound formats. Additionally, for network use, it can handle FLAC and ALAC 192 kHz / 24-bit and DSD 5.6 MHz high resolution audio formats. You can enjoy a wide variety of video and audio content with just this one player.
Miracast™ Compatibility Lets You Enjoy a Variety of Media from a Smartphone or Tablet
This Blu-ray Disc Player is compatible with Miracast, a wireless standard that lets you connect any Miracast compatible smartphone or tablet for mirroring videos and photos to the player, so the whole family can view them on a widescreen TV. When using a Yamaha AV receiver, you'll enjoy a variety of media mirrored via Miracast with dynamic sound.
Wi-Fi Built in and Wi-Fi Direct®
Wi-Fi built in capability allows wireless connection with your household wireless router, greatly simplifying system connections to enjoy network audio and music streaming services. You can control your Blu-ray Disc Player using the AV Controller app or MusicCast app. If no Wi-Fi router is available, the Wi-Fi Direct feature allows you to stream music and movie directly from your mobile device.
Easy Setup and Operations
• Setup wizard makes setup easy
• Automatic wireless setup with the WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup™)
• Software upgrade via network or USB
• Multi language on screen display GUI
• Sequential operation of the TV, AV receiver and this player (HDMI CEC)
• One-touch power on and playback from AV receiver SCENE button via HDMI CEC
• iPhone®/iPad®, Android™ phone/tablet app control
• VUDU compatibility for video on demand (for USA only)
• Playback DLNA® server (PC or NAS) contents
• Software update capability via network
• x.v.Colour and Deep Colour compatibility
• Video noise reduction feature
• HD Audio format bitstream out
• Direct bitstream and multi channel linear PCM output via HDMI
• Audio Pure Direct
• Connect to the Internet to access the fun and informative features that BD-Live™ provides
• BONUS VIEW™ provides secondary video and audio for enhanced commentary and information