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Yamaha BD-S2900

Yamaha BD-S2900
alaScore 81

18 reviews

Apr, 2019

alaTest has collected and analyzed 18 reviews of Yamaha BD-S2900. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.7/5 for other DVD Players for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other DVD Players the Yamaha BD-S2900 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Secrets of Home Theater and High Fidelity (

Yamaha BD-S2900 Blu-ray Player - Benchmark


Yamaha’s BD-S2900 has excellent core video performance giving it superb picture quality during Blu-ray playback. It has speedy load times, the ability to bitstream output the latest sound codecs and implementation of Virtual Package, which is the...

Oct, 2008

Expert review by : Adrienne Maxwell (

Yamaha BD-S2900 Blu-ray Player Reviewed


The BD-S2900 is Yamaha's first entry into the Blu-ray marketplace; interestingly, while many big-name manufacturers are scrambling to cut prices in the Blu-ray realm, Yamaha has chosen a $1,199 price point for the BD-S2900, landing it squarely in the...

Dec, 2008

Expert review by : Donald Tibbs (

Yamaha BD-S2900 Blu-ray Player


With an MSRP upwards of $1,199.99, the Yamaha BD-S2900 Blu-ray player entered the already crowded Blu-ray player market that seems currently divided between high-priced elite models and surprisingly inexpensive entry level models. However, with so many...

Jan, 2001

Expert review by : What Hi-Fi? (

Yamaha BD-S2900 review


Good picture quality ; capable sonic delivery

Only Profile 1.1 ; can’t decode HD audio formats ; price can’t match performance

A solid player from Yamaha but cheaper, more accomplished rivals have the performance edge

Nov, 2008

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Yamaha BD-S2900 review


Yamaha is gunning for Pioneer with this Blu-ray spinner – let's see who comes out on top

An extremely solid player from Yamaha, but stronger rivals and a big price tag stop it getting five stars

Dec, 2008

Expert review by : Steve May (

Yamaha BD-S2900 review


Yamaha is the first AV specialist to go BD

Excellent Blu-ray picture ; Build quality ; CD performance ; Fast loading times ; Profile 1.1

DVD playback only average ; Operationally noisy ; Not Profile 2.0

A fantastic Blu-ray player all round, it's just a shame that it's not future-proof

Oct, 2008

Product Specifications

The BD-S2900 offers industry-leading HD and virtual multimedia capabilities such as 1080p/24fps-compatible HDMI, 12-bit deep color, HD audio bitstream output, Bonusview functions, including Picture-in-Picture, plus a comprehensive array of key custom installation features.


Audio D/A Converter (DAC):192kHz/24-bit
Audio output channels:5.1
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR):115
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD):0.003

Audio System

Sound Output Mode:Surround Sound

CE System

Parental Lock: Yes

Dimensions & Weight



Built-in Audio Decoders:Dolby Digital / DTS decoder/Dolby Digital / DTS decoder
Form Factor:Tabletop
Media Load Type:Tray
Media Type:BD-R / BD-RE / BD-ROM / CD / CD-R / CD-RW / DVD / DVD-R / DVD-RW / DVD+R / DVD+RW/CD-R / CD-RW / DVD-R / DVD+RW / DVD-RW / BD-R / BD-RE / BD-ROM
Supported Digital Audio Standards:MP3
Type:Blu-Ray disc player

Energy Management

Power consumption (standby):1

File formats

Audio formats supported:MP3
Image formats supported:JPG


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Yamaha

Media Types

Disc types supported:CD

Other Features

Audio system:Dolby Digital Plus, TrueHD, DTS-HD Master Audio
Dimensions (WxDxH):17.1 x 12.4 x 3.78

Ports & interfaces

Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) out:1
Digital audio coaxial out:1
Digital audio optical out:1
S-Video out:1
S-Video outputs quantity:1


Power consumption (standby):1

Weight & Dimensions