Anthem Offers Its First Source Component

Anthem ’s BLX 200 Blu-ray Disc/DVD/CD player features 1 GB of built-in memory and includes an additional 2-GB USB Flash Drive for enjoying the bonus features offered by BD-Live (Profile 2.0), BonusView, and other audio playback options.   Anthem's BLX 200 The BLX 200 features
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Anthem’s BLX 200 Blu-ray Disc/DVD/CD player features 1 GB of built-in memory and includes an additional 2-GB USB Flash Drive for enjoying the bonus features offered by BD-Live (Profile 2.0), BonusView, and other audio playback options.

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Anthem's BLX 200


The BLX 200 features backward compatibility with existing DVD and CD libraries, 1080p picture quality with up to 1920 x 1080p screen resolution, and HDMI v1.3 compatibility with support for Deep Color and x.v Color.

Aesthetically, the BLX 200’s sleek styling, brushed aluminum faceplate and Anthem-blue lights mark it as a part of the Anthem line.

One GB of built-in memory, an Ethernet port and additional 2-GB USB Flash Drive allow fast and easy access to Internet-based features. The BLX 200 also offers full compatibility with 24 movie frames-per-second playback. Because most movies are filmed at 24 frames per second, the BLX 200 is able to play back movies in their native format, reducing unwanted artifacts.

Audio on the player includes Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby TrueHD, and DTS-HD.

With the BLX 200’s AVCHD support, high-definition home movies burned to a standard DVD in AVCHD format can be played back in high-definition. The BLX-200 player supports BD-ROM, BD-R/RE, DVD-Video, DVD-R/RW, Audio CD, Audio CD-R/RW, MP3 and Digital Photo CD (JPEG).

Connections include a LAN for accessing BD Live. Component and composite video outputs are included, and digital optical and coaxial audio outputs allow digital connection of A/V receivers and preamplifiers that don’t support HDMI. The player also has 7.1 PCM audio output via HDMI.

Additional Features of the BLX 200:

• 12-bit/162-MHz video DACs (digital-to-analog converters);
• Capacitance touch transport control (Play, Pause, etc) buttons;
• External IR Remote ‘IN’ port allows fast and easy integration into existing complete home theater control systems;
• Front-panel USB port to facilitate future firmware updates;
• Comprehensive Remote Control with two ‘AAA’ batteries included.

The Anthem BLX 200 Blu-ray Disc Player has an MSRP of $799.00 and is now shipping in a Black finish.



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