CA Azur 640BD
New machine will hit the shops early in 2009

Cambridge Audio is using the CEDIA Expo 2008 in Denver to preview its forthcoming Azur 640BD Blu-ray Disc player, which is due in the shops early next year.

The new machine will have bitstream output of all the latest HD Dolby and DTS surround-sound systems plus internal decoding of Dolby Digital EX, DTS ES, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby True HD and DTS HR surround-sound.

Outputs run to HDMI 1.3 video/audio, Ethernet, coaxial/electrical and optical digital, and separate dedicated 7.1 and stereo analogue outputs.

The 640BD will also upscale DVDs to 1080p, and has 24fps output.

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The player will be available in both silver or black, and the price is yet to be confirmed.