18.03.08

HHB launches UDP-89 playback device

With many pro av integrators forced to specify lower spec'd consumer DVD/CD devices, HHB communications latest offering targets the Pro AV Integration market .

Weighing 4.3kg, the UDP-89 is an industrial strength DVD/CD player combining the performance, features, build quality and connectivity required in the most demanding professional AV applications

The UDP-89 delivers digital video via its HDCP-compliant HDMI output and superb analogue picture quality courtesy of a six 14-bit 165MHz video DACs. Both 480p/576p Standard Definition and 720p and 1080i upscaled High Definition are available from the HDMI and component outputs.

Features include compatibility with DVD-Video, DVD-Audio, SACD and CD, plus popular audio and video file formats, A-B repeat mode, professional cueing functions, RS232 and touchscreen X-Y coordinate control.

These, plus a built in preamp (controllable by infrared or RS232 remote) allowing direct connection to an active 5.1 speaker system, equip the UDP89 for a wide range of professional disc playing applications including broadcast facilities, theatres, houses of worship, visitor attractions, boardrooms, leisure venues, home theatre installations and information systems.