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Anthem BLX 200

Anthem BLX 200
alaScore 73

3 reviews

Aug, 2014

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Anthem BLX 200 Blu-ray Player Reviewed

 

The BLX 200 isn't just Anthem's first Blu-ray player. It is the company's first source component, a logical complement to Anthem's line of receivers and processors. The $799 BLX 200 is a Profile 2.0 player that supports BD-Live and BonusView but lacks...

The BLX 200's quick disc loading times alleviate one of the most common Blu-ray player complaints. Its loading time appears to be similar to that of the PS3, one of the industry's quickest loading players ; Video output flexibility allows the user to...

The BLX 200 does not have multi-channel analog audio outputs which might tick off some audiophiles who still want to do their audio via an analog connection. Most agree however that HDMI, despite that format's shortcomings, is better today for high end...

The BLX 200 is well suited as a source when used with modern, capable processors such as the D2v it was designed to complement. However, its lack of analog multi-channel outputs means that you will not be able to take advantage of the new lossless...

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Anthem BLX 200 review

 

Anthem is making a welcome return to the UK with the release of its debut Blu-ray player

Picture quality ; Hi-fi audio ; Robust and build quality

Remote ; No built-in Wi-Fi or dongle option ; Insufficient built-in BD Live memory ; Lack of multimedia services ; No 7.1 line outs

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Stuff magazine

 

Acclaimed Canadian AV brand Anthem makes its UK debut with this costly but performance-centric Blu-ray player

There's something rather old-fashioned about the Anthem BLX 200, but its AV talents are worth the premium

Product Specifications

Configuration

BD Live: No
DLNA certified: No
DVB-C: No
DVB-S: No
DVB-T: No
Electronic Program Guide (EPG): No
IPTV (Internet Protocol Television): No
Progressive Scan: Yes
Show View: No
Video-on-Demand (VoD): No

Connectivity

Firewire IEEE-1394 Interface: No
HDMI: No
UPnP: No
USB Interface: Yes
W-LAN Connection: No
WiFi Connectivity: No

General Features

1080p Upscaling: No
3D: No
3D Ready: No
DVD Player / Recorder:DVD Player
Integrated VCR: No
Static / Portable:Static
Table / Portable:Table

Playback

Blu-ray Playback: Yes
DivX Playback: Yes
DVD-R Playback: Yes
DVD-RW Playback: Yes
HD-DVD Playback: No
PC Streaming: No
Super Video CD / Video CD Playback: Yes

Recording

Blu-ray Recording: No
Double Layer Recording:Not Applicable
MP3 Encoding: No
MPEG4 Recording: No
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