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Blu-Ray 101

by Product Specialist


Just as DVDs replaced VHS tapes, many people now prefer the Blu-ray DVD to the original one. This media format comes with additional benefits such as the ability to store high-definition movies and games and a menu that makes them easy to use. The Blu-ray DVD is just as thin and compact as the original, making them simple to store as well. As more people choose high definition televisions (HDTV) over a traditional set, they naturally want the better user experience that Blu-ray DVDs provide.

The Sound and Picture Quality Can't Be Beat

The level of detail provided by a Blu-ray DVD is something that a standard DVD can't come close to reaching. You can see the main people and props in a scene so clearly that you feel like you're right there with them. Even the background actors, actresses, and scenery comes into sharp focus. With the ability to hook up surround sound if you desire, watching a Blu-ray DVD gives you a sound quality that you've probably never heard outside of a movie theater.

Top Features of Blu-Ray DVD Players

Blu-ray DVD discs require a special player for you to enjoy all of its features. Some of these include:

  • Internet Connectivity: If you receive live stream concerts and download movies on your computer, connecting it to your Blu-ray DVD player gives you a superior listening and viewing experience.
  • Easy Connection to Your HDTV: Blu-ray players come equipped with HDMI outputs that make hooking them up to your high definition television set a snap.
  • Get Information without a Disc: Some Blu-ray players allow you to download weather applications, news station reports, and the local radio station without having to invest in a separate disc.

If you enjoy high-quality movies and games while also appreciating convenience, consider a Blu-ray DVD player with an HDTV the next time you upgrade your audio visual equipment.