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Bryston BDP-1 Digital Player

Bryston BDP-1 Digital Player
alaScore 82

10 reviews

Oct, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 10 reviews of Bryston BDP-1 Digital Player. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Audio Systems for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Audio Systems the Bryston BDP-1 Digital Player is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 10 reviews)

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Expert review by: Gene DellaSala (

Bryston BDP-1 High Resolution Digital Music Player First Look


said Tanner.

Oct, 2010

Expert review by: Gene DellaSala (

Bryston BDP-1 High Resolution Digital Music Player Preview


Bryston introduced a new product category with their new BDP-1 digital music player which focuses on performance and ease of use. It even have networking functions to interface with an Apple IPad.

Oct, 2010

Expert review by: Arlen Schweiger (

Hands On: Bryston BDP-1 Digital Player


The BDP-1 Digital Player delivers music files with drama, dimension and detail.

In 2012, the company had 154 Energy Star-qualified models.

Dec, 2012

Expert review by: Andre Marc (

The Bryston BDP-1 Revisited and a Q&A with James Tanner


I have reviewed several Bryston components, including the Bryston BDP-1 Digital File Player, which to this day, is the best single digital source I have heard in my home system and at various audio trade shows. I have seen the $2,200 BDP-1 used in...

Sep, 2012

Expert review by: Andre Marc (

Bryston BDP-1 Digital File Player Review


Bryston's first two forays into digital source components, the BCD-1 CD player and the BDA-1 DAC , have been smashing successes, garnering rave reviews for sound, build quality, and overall value. Those products brought to the table what all other...

Aug, 2011

Expert review by: Jason Kennedy (

Bryston BDP-1 review


A music file player that doesn't stream, what's going on?

Makes playing music files easier than streaming ; Gives access to hi-res files with ease

The ability to stream would have added significant value

Feb, 2011

Expert review by: (

Bryston BDP-1 £2,200


A music file player that doesn’t stream, what's going on? Jason Kennedy examines the first in a new breed of transports

Makes playing music files easier than streaming and gives access to hi- res files with ease

The ability to stream would have added significant value

An interesting variation on the music file playing theme

Expert review by: What Hi-Fi? (

Bryston BDP-1 review


Paired with its BDA-1 DAC sibling, Bryston's BDP-1 music client is a formidable hi-fi media player

Impressive file compatibility ; handles 24Bit/192kHz playback ; easy to use ; solid build

No streaming ; no DAC ; no storage

Limited features aside, the BDP-1 is one of the few true hi-fi media players

Jun, 2011

Expert review by: Suave Kajko (

Bryston BDP-1 Digital Player and BDA-1 DAC Review


The ways in which we enjoy music have changed rapidly during the last few years. The advent of the mp3 file format and portable digital music players revolutionized our ability to purchase and play music. Adding a new album to your music collection...

Nov, 2012

Product Specifications


1080p Upscaling: No
AirPlay: No
Digital Audio Broadcast (DAB): No
DLNA certified: No
Internet Radio: No
PC Streaming:Audio
USB Recording: No
Web Content Access: No
WiFi Connectivity: No


Bluetooth: No
DLNA certified: No
Docking System: No
Ethernet: No
iPod Control:Direct Control
Memory Card Slot: No
Number of Output Channels:2 (Stereo)
USB Interface: Yes

General Features

1080p Upscaling: No
2D to 3D Conversion: No
3D: No
CD Player / Recorder: No
DVD Player / Recorder: No
Home Theatre System (Digital Dolby and DVD Player): No
Network Music System:Music Client
Product Type:Audio Home System
Sound Projector: No


Wireless Speakers: No


Blu-ray Playback: No
DivX Playback: No
MP3 Playback: Yes


Blu-ray Recording: No


Dolby / DTS: No