UPPER SADDLE RIVER, NJ (10/06/08) — Integra has introduced its first Blu-ray disc player, the DBS-6.9, which delivers the ultimate in high definition performance, including 1080p Deep Color capable video and bitstream output of the latest high-resolution audio codecs. « We are very pleased to mark Integra’s first entrance into the Blu-ray disc player category with the DBS-6.9, » comments Keith Haas, Integra’s Director of Sales. « Our dealers have been eagerly anticipating it’s arrival and we are very confident it will deliver on what they have been anticipating. The DBS-6.9 will provide exceptional audio and video performance in a feature-rich package that meets the high standards that our dealers have come to expect from all Integra products. » The DBS-6.9 delivers full 1080p video at 24 frames per second, the native frame rate for most original motion pictures and HD content. This ensures that the user will be able to experience the playback of films recorded to Blu-ray with the smoothest, most stable reproduction possible. It features an HDMI v. 1.3a output, and is fully compatible with the Deep Color£ standard for over 1 billion possible colors.
The HDMI connection also delivers bitstream output of both Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio£ codecs for decoding in compatible processor or receiver, such as Integra’s DTR- series of AV receivers, or the recently introduced DHC-9.9 preamplifier/processor. The DBS-6.9 includes a front-panel SD card slot, necessary to take advantage of the Bonus View£ picture-in-picture capability, giving consumers access to the interactive content available on many Blu-ray discs. It is compatible with legacy DVDs as well as Blu_ray discs, including internal video upscaling to 1080p. It is also capable of playing CD, Video CD, CD-R/RW, DVD±R/RW, DivX, WMA, JPG and even MP3 encoded discs. The DBS-6.9 is currently available at a suggested retail price of $600. Integra designs and manufactures premium Home Theater receivers, processors, amplifiers, and DVD players that are specifically designed to meet the needs of custom audio/video systems installers. Systems integration and convergence technology protocols include RS-232, IR and on-board Ethernet for network connectivity and TCP/IP control. Integra has access to vast technical resources, and bears a proud heritage of over 60 years of audio engineering excellence. For more information about Integra and its many fine products, visit www.integrahometheater.com or call 800 225-1946.