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Sony BDP-S5000ES Blu-ray Player - Benchmark

Sony BDP-S5000ES Blu-ray Player


The Sony ES line has always represented the very best of what Sony has to offer.  The ES stands for Sony’s Elevated Standard and the BDP-S5000ES is Sony’s premier Blu-ray/DVD player, offering a host of features targeted at the audiophile and videophile who is looking for the very best.   The player is fully BD-Live capable, features 14-bit HD video processing, outputs HD 1080/60p and 24p, upscales your DVDs to 1080p over HDMI, and will play your existing CD library.  The player will also display your JPEG photos and supports the playback of AVCHD video camera format discs.  So let’s take a detailed look at this player and see how it lives up to the ES label.


  • Supported Disc Types: BD-Video, DVD-Video, CD-R/RW, DVD+-R/RW, DVD+-R DL, BD-R/RE, AVCHD
  • BD Profile: 2.0
  • External Flash Memory Storage: 1 GB
  • Connections: 7.1/5.1/2.0 Analog, Coaxial, Toslink, HDMI 1.3, 100Mb Ethernet, RS-232, USB
  • Supported Resolutions: NTSC: 480i, 480p, 720p, 1080i, 1080p
  • Dimensions: 4.92" H x 17" W x 14.37" D
  • Weight: 22 Pounds
  • MSRP: $1,500 USA
  • Sony