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Panasonic's DMP-BDT500 is the company's top-of-the-line Blu-ray player for 2012. The player features a 192kHz / 32bit audio DACalong with "high-grade audio parts (gold plated terminals, high grade electric capacitor and insulator)" which Panasonic claims leads to faithful audio reproduction. Also new this year is FLAC audio support, while hardware features include two HDMI outputs and integrated Wi-Fi.


  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: May 2012
  • Price at launch: $349.99


  • Width: 16.93 inches
  • Depth: 9.41 inches
  • Height: 2.32 inches
  • Weight: 5.73 g
  • Color: Black
  • 3D decoding: Yes


  • Supported disc format(s): CD, CD-R, CD-RW, DVD, DVD±R, DVD±RW, Blu-ray, BD-Rom, BD-R/RE
  • Blu-ray Live: Yes

Optical Drive

  • Audio codecs supported: FLAC, WMA, MP3, PCM
  • Video codecs supported: DivX, Xvid, WMV, MPEG2 / H.262, MP4, MKV, M-JPEG, AVCHD
  • Media streaming: DLNA


  • Audio decoding: Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital+, Dolby TrueHD, DTS-HD, DTS
  • Audio channels: 7.1

Audio / Video

  • External storage support: Yes
  • Supported external memory: SD, SDHC, SDXC

Storage / Data

  • HDMI output(s): 2
  • Digital optical audio output(s): 1
  • Digital coaxial audio output(s): 1

Output ports

  • Ethernet: 1
  • Wi-Fi: Yes


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