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Pioneer Elite BDP-09FD Review

Released in December 2008, the Pioneer Elite BDP-09FD is a high-end Blu-ray player, and Pioneer's flagship model. Supporting BD Live 2.0 web content for extra media functionality, the BDP-09FD includes 4GB of internal storage. Providing full 1080p resolution at 60/24fps through a 16-bit Marvell QDEO video processor, the 09FD offers bitstream output and onboard decoding for high resolution audio formats through Wolfson WM8740 audio DACs, one dedicated to each of the 8 analog channels (7.1).  The 09FD supports dual HDMI which can both be used at the same time, and each port has seperate audio video settings for fine tuning. The... more