Toshiba's HD-A20 is a great choice for people ready to step up to full 1080p playback in a high definition player without a huge price tag. Offering playback of HD DVD discs with outputs of 720p, 1080i , and full 1080p as well as upconversion of regular DVDs to 1080p through HDMI this is the first high defintion player available to offer a full HD experinece at a price this low. Audio output supports 5.1 channels of surround sound in Dolby Digital Plus and Dolby TrueHD formats, as well as legacy formats along with legacy formats including Dolby Digital and DTS.
Besides playback of HD DVDs and regular DVD discs, Toshiba's HD-A20 also supports playback of DVD-Rs, DVD-RWs, CDs, CD-Rs, and CD-RWs. Playback of MP3 and WMA audio files is not supported.
The HD-A20 offers a host of connections in the jack pack including:
- composite Video
- Component Video
- 2 Channel Analogue Audio output
- Digital Optical Audio Out
- Ethernet (10/100BASE)
- 2 Extension Terminals
Toshiba HD-A20 HD-DVD Player takes the performance and convenience of the HD-A2 to the next level. For the highest level of picture quality with today's best performing high-definition TVs, the HD-A20 adds 1080p output. That's twice the resolution of a 720p signal. Ethernet Port - With the ethernet port and persistent storage, you will have the potential to download future studio-provided additional content such as trailers, soundtracks or related merchandise. Also, your HD DVD player can be updated to support future applications and services Ports - HDMI / Ethernet Port / ColorStream Pro Component Video Output / RCA Video Outputs (1); Extension Terminal (2); 2ch. Audio Output; Digital Optical Output; S-Video Output Unit Dimensions - 16.9 x 13.58 x 2.58 (WxHxD) / 8.76 lbs