Your audio output options are HDMI, a Tos Link optical digital port, and two-channel analog. The power cord, a two-lead, non-polarized cable, is removable.
Alternately, such information may be saved on a USB flash drive connected to the player's USB port.
The player therefore meets the hardware requirements for Profile 1.1 or even Profile 2—profiles required to make full use of the BD-Java features beginning to show up on some discs.
All it appears to lack, at present, is the appropriate firmware.
LG Electronics suggests in the manual that these profiles "could be supported through updating the player's firmware later." As with any next-gen disc player, I would not assume that this firmware is a given when making a purchase decision—note the use of the word "could." But hopefully it will come soon.
After the initial scan, Driver Assist matches your device with the latest and most up to date version of your drivers by scanning its 26 million drivers database.
Before Driver Assist installs the new drivers, it performs a backup of your actual drivers just in case the new drivers would turn out to be incompatible with your system or device. Lastly, Driver Assist downloads all the files required and installs the drivers for you.The player has an Ethernet (LAN) port for connection to the Internet.There's also built-in memory (amount not specified) for both BD and HD DVD, which may be used to store downloaded content.Its sleekly stylish, high gloss exterior looks the part of a high-end design.When the player is first switched on, the touch sensitive controls on the player's front panel are lit by halos of blue (natch) light.Waiting it out means that missing out on the best quality sources of high-definition movies. And buying both is not only expensive and inconvenient, it means that you may be stuck with at least one pricey boat anchor in a year or two. The new LG Super Blu BH200 (9) dual format player is available.