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Panasonic's 4K PRO HDR model Ultra HD Blu-ray Player features an HCX Processor for Ultra HD Blu-ray packed with original imaging technologies for stunning picture quality. The precise colours and HDR reproduction that form the essential elements of Ultra HD are the basis of high-definition images. They bring you a whole new viewing experience that you've never had before.

  1. General Details

    Panasonic’s 4K PRO HDR model Ultra HD Blu-ray Player features an HCX Processor for Ultra HD Blu-ray packed with original imaging technologies for stunning picture quality. The precise colours and HDR reproduction that form the essential elements of Ultra HD are the basis of high-definition images. They bring you a whole new viewing experience that you’ve never had before.

    Cinematic, Hollywood Picture Quality

    HCX Processor for Ultra HD Blu-ray Panasonic’s 4K PRO HDR model Ultra HD Blu-ray Player features an HCX Processor for Ultra HD Blu-ray packed with original imaging technologies for stunning picture quality. The precise colours and HDR reproduction that form the essential elements of Ultra HD are the basis of high definition images. They bring you a whole new viewing experience that you’ve never had before. HCX stands for Hollywood Cinema Experience. Supervised by Panasonic Hollywood Laboratory.

    Taking High Dynamic Range to the Max

    Multi HDR Support The UB820 supports multiple HDR formats, such as HDR10 (which is the standard HDR format for films and UHD Blu-ray discs) and HDR10+ dynamic metadata, and is compatible with Dolby Vison and Hybrid LogGamma. This multi format combination delivers precise image expression.

    HDR Content with Even Greater Detail

    HDR Optimiser Panasonic’s original image processing technologies achieve HDR images with higher definition by utilising our unique adjustment functions. Tone mapping is used to adjust the brightness level of the content. And even HDR images from ordinary HDR10 and TV footage, which do not support special new formats like HDR10+ and Dolby Vision, provide optimal playback.

    Stunning Colour and Details

    4K High-Precision Chroma Processor Technologies from Panasonic Hollywood Laboratory, the base for Blu-ray Disc Research & Development, are applied to Panasonic‘s unique “4K High Precision Chroma Processing.” 4K image colour signals (4:2:0) are interpolated into 4K (4:4:4) by a multi-tap chroma process, for natural textures and depth.

    Experience Studio Master Sound quality

    High-Resolution Audio Playback This model is designed for high-resolution audio reproduction. In addition to the conventional WAV/FLAC/MP3/AAC/WMA/AIFF formats, DSD (5.6 MHz/2.8 MHz/11.2MHz) and ALAC music files can be reproduced. Simply connect to your home audio system to enjoy music sources equivalent to studio master sound quality.

    — The product with this logo is conformed to High-Resolution Audio standard defined by Japan Audio Society. This logo is used under license from Japan Audio Society.

  2. Technical Info

    Specifications

    PLAYABLE DISCS BD-ROM Ultra HD Blu-ray/ FULL HD 3D/ BD-Video yes
    BD-RE/ BD-RE DL (Ver.3) BDAV/ AVCHD/ AVCHD 3D/JPEG/ MPO yes
    BD-R (Ver.1.3) / BD-R DL (Ver.2) BDAV/ AVCHD/ AVCHD 3D/ MKV/ JPEG/ MPO yes
    DVD DVD-Video yes
    DVD-R*1/ DVD-R DL*1/ DVD-RW*1 DVD-Video/ DVD Video Recording yes
    AVCHD/ MKV yes/ yes* (*DVD-R/ DVD-R DL)
    FLAC/ WAV/ ALAC/ DSD/ WMA/ AAC/ MP3/ AIFF yes (DVD-R/ DVD-R DL)
    JPEG/ MPO yes (DVD-R/ DVD-R DL)
    +R*1/ +R DL*1/ +RW*1 Video/ AVCHD yes
    CD, CD-R/ -RW CD-DA/ DTS-CD yes
    MKV yes (CD-R/ -RW)
    FLAC/ WAV/ ALAC/ WMA/ AAC/ MP3/ AIFF yes (CD-R/ -RW)
    JPEG/ MPO yes (CD-R/ -RW)
    AUDIO SYSTEM Dolby Digital/ TrueHD yes (Decode and Bitstream Output*2)
    Dolby Digital Plus yes (Decode and Bitstream Output*2)
    DTS-HD Master Audio/ DTS-HD High Resolution Audio yes (Decode and Bitstream Output*2)
    Dolby Atoms/ DTS:X yes (Bitstream Output*2)
    FLAC yes (Max. 192 kHz/ 24 bit)
    WAV yes (Max. 384 kHz/ 32 bit)
    ALAC yes (Max. 96 kHz/ 32 bit (7.1ch), 176.4/192 kHz/ 32 bit (5.1ch))
    DSD (DFF, DSF) yes (2.8 MHz (2ch/ 5.1ch), 5.6 MHz (2ch/ 5.1ch), 11.2 MHz (2ch))
    AIFF yes (Max. 384 kHz/ 32 bit (2ch))
    USB Slot yes (2)
    Front 1 (USB 2.0 High Speed)
    Rear 1 (USB 3.0 Super Speed)
    Playback FLAC/ WAV/ ALAC/ AIFF/ DSD (DFF, DSF)/ WMA/ AAC/ MP3 yes (Gapless Playback: FLAC/ WAV/ AIFF/ DSD(DFF))
    MKV/ MP4 (H.264/HEVC), TS (MPEG-2/H.264/HEVC) yes
    MPEG-2/ AVCHD/ AVCHD 3D yes
    JPEG/ MPO yes
    HIGH QUALITY PICTURE HCX Processor for Ultra HD Blu-ray yes
    HDR HDR10+ yes*3
    Dolby Vision yes*3
    Hybrid Log Gamma(HLG) yes
    HDR Optimiser yes
    4K Up-scaling 60p/50p/ 4:4:4 (HDMI2.0) yes*4*5
    24p/ 25p yes*4*5
    4K Direct Chroma Up-scaling yes*4
    4K Networking (4K Video*6 Playback/ 4K JPEG Playback*4) yes
    4K VOD yes*7
    Picture Type Presets (Normal/ Cinema/ Fine Cinema/ Retro Cinema/ Animation/ Live)*8
    Block/ Randam/ Mosquito Noise Reduction yes
    Video on Demand in HD Quality yes
    Ultra HD Premium yes
    Deep Colour yes
    x.v.Colour yes*9
    HIGH QUALITY SOUND TWIN HDMI yes
    Pure Audio on HDMI (HDMI Low Clock Jitter Process) yes
    High Quality Network Audio Playback (DLNA) yes*10 (FLAC/ WAV/ ALAC/ AIFF/ DSD/ WMA/ AAC/ MP3)
    High Clarity Sound Premium yes
    Digital Tube Sound yes (Up to 192kHz/ 32 bit)
    Surround Re-Master yes*11 (Up to 192kHz/ 32 bit)
    Audio D/A Converter yes
    SMART FEATURE Viewing Experience Controlled via Voice(Google Assitant/ Amazon Alexa) yes
    Unit Display yes (Dot Matrix)
    Remote Control yes (Simple)
    Subtitle Position/Brightness Adjustment yes
    HDAVI Control 5 (VIERA Link) yes
    Mirroring with Smartphone/Tablet yes*12
    Internet Apps yes*13
    Web Browser yes
    Wireless LAN System yes (Built-in) IEEE802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
    Network Contents Playback (Client & Renderer) yes*10
    External HDD Playback yes*14
    Network Drive Access yes
    BD-Live™ yes*15
    TERMINAL HDMI Output yes (2)
    Optical Output yes
    Analogue Audio LR Output yes*16
    Analogue Audio 7.1ch Output yes
    LAN (Ethernet) Terminal yes (for Ultra HD Blu-ray, DLNA*10, BD-LiveTM*15, Internet Apps*13 and Firmware Update)
    OTHERS Video System PAL/ NTSC
    Power Supply AC 220-240 V, 50 Hz
    Power Consumption Normal Use 32 W
    Network Standby Off (Quick Start Off) 0.3 W
    DIMENSIONS, WEIGHT Dimensions (W x H x D) 430 x 62 x 204 mm *17
    Weight 2.4 kg
    NOTE *1 Discs recorded and finalized on recording devices.
    NOTE *2 HDMI connections and compatible equipment (e.g. AV Receiver) required.
    NOTE *3 Enabled by software update
    NOTE *4 For 4K Up-scaling playback a TV with same resolution is required.
    NOTE *5 For 4K/60p video, a high speed HDMI cable supporting 18 Gbps bandwidth is required.
    NOTE *6 MP4(4K/25p,30p) bit rate up to 100 Mbps/resolution up to 3840×2160.
    NOTE *7 Some network content services may not be available in your country.
    NOTE *8 Ultra HD Blu-ray and Photo (JPG/ MPO) are not supported.
    NOTE *9 This function is effective only when reproducing AVCHD data recorded with x.v.Color technology. The function cannot be used with BD-ROM or DVD-ROM discs. HDMI connection is required.
    NOTE *10 File formats that are not supported by your Network Contents server (DLNA compatible server, etc.) cannot be played.
    NOTE *11 CD sampling is done at 176.4/88.2 kHz.
    NOTE *12 A device that supports the Mirroring function and AndroidTM ver. 4.2 or higher is required.
    NOTE *13 Requires broadband Internet service.
    NOTE *14 The external HDD with capacities of 4TB or less in processing NTFS/ FAT32 data is supported. Playback is not possible with some external hard disk drives.
    NOTE *15 To enjoy content, you will need to insert a USB (1GB or more of free space/ sold separately). Requires broadband Internet service.
    NOTE *16 The analog 2-channel output terminal can also be used as an analog 7.1-channel output terminal.
    NOTE *17 Excluding the projecting parts.
    NOTE Specifications are subject to change without notice. All numbers given here are approximate.
    WARNING The recording and playback of content on this or any other device may require permission from the owner of the copyright or other such rights in that content. Panasonic has no authority to and does not grant you that permission and explicitly disclaims any right, ability or intention to obtain such permission on your behalf. It is your responsibility to ensure that your use of this or any other device complies with applicable copyright legislation in your country. Please refer to that legislation for more information on the relevant laws and regulations involved or contact the owner of the rights in the content you wish to record or playback.
    WARNING Playability may vary depending on the contents, discs and quality of the recording. For content recorded for your personal use.
    WARNING Specifications are subject to change without notice.
    TRADEMARK NOTICE Blu-ray Disc™, Blu-ray™, Ultra HD Blu-ray™ and the logos
    TRADEMARK NOTICE are trademarks of Blu-ray Disc Association.
    TRADEMARK NOTICE “AVCHD” and the “AVCHD” logo are trademarks of Panasonic Corporation and Sony Corporation.
    TRADEMARK NOTICE MPEG Layer-3 audio coding technology licensed from Fraunhofer IIS and Thomson.
    TRADEMARK NOTICE HDR10+™ logo is a trademark of HDR10+ Technologies, LLC.
    TRADEMARK NOTICE Dolby, Dolby Audio, Dolby Vision, and the double-D symbol are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories.
    TRADEMARK NOTICE For DTS patents, see http://patents.dts.com. Manufactured under license from DTS Licensing Limited. DTS, DTS-HD, the Symbol, & DTS and the Symbol together are registered trademarks, and DTS-HD Master Audio is a trademark of DTS, Inc. © DTS, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
    TRADEMARK NOTICE The terms HDMI and HDMI High-Definition Multimedia Interface, and the HDMI Logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of HDMI Licensing, LLC in the United States and other countries.
    TRADEMARK NOTICE DLNA, the DLNA Logo and DLNA CERTIFIED are trademarks, service marks, or certification marks of the Digital Living Network Alliance.
    TRADEMARK NOTICE Android is a trademark of Google Inc.
    TRADEMARK NOTICE THX and the THX logo are trademarks of THX Ltd., registered in the United States and other countries.
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