December 10, 2007
| by Arlen Schweiger
Two high-definition DVD formats might not be better than one, but in this case, at least you get them both in one device. LG Electronics announced today that its second-generation Super Blu player (BH200) is now available from leading retailers for $999.
You can watch your HD DVD and Blu-ray Disc movies on the player, which is the new and improved version of LG’s original BH100 that was the first on the market to offer both formats as a dual player.
The second-gen Super Blu includes the BD Standard Profile and is ready for BD Profile 1.1 when Blu-ray discs with such features become available in 2008. For HD DVD, among the features is the web-connected interactivity that’s currently available on many of those discs.
Qdeo video processing from Marvell aids in the image quality, which supports Full HD 1080p; Super Blu will also upscale your standard DVDs to that resolution as well.
No more need to worry if your stocking is stuffed with both HD DVDs and Blu-ray discs.
Arlen writes about home technology installations and product news and reviews for electronichouse.com
and Electronic House magazine.