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Yamaha BD-S477 Blu-ray Disc™ Player Streams Video, Music, Game Content; Images from Mobile Devices
This model delivers a diverse world of entertainment and supports the popular Yamaha AV Controller App for Apple® iOS and Android™ smartphones and tablets.
Buena Park, Calif. — August 27, 2014 — Yamaha Corporation of America, AV Division, today introduced the BD-S477 Blu-ray Disc™ player, which delivers great audio and video quality from CDs, DVDs, and Blu-ray Discs, as well as a diverse world of streaming entertainment.
This powerful Blu-ray Disc player is able to stream video, music, game content and images from mobile devices, the Internet and other components. It also supports the popular Yamaha AV Controller App for Apple® iOS and Android™ devices that provides seamless control of the player.
The BD-S477 has built-in Wi-Fi and Miracast™, enabling users to directly stream content wirelessly from compatible smartphones and tablet devices to share with family and friends. This player also provides the ability to view digital images using Picasa Web Albums™.
“The BD-S477 combines high quality audio and video with wide connectivity and convenient control options,” said Bob Goedken, general manager, AV Division, Yamaha Corporation of America. “It is a feature rich Blu-ray Disc player that improves a home entertainment system while staying within most home entertainment enthusiasts’ budgets.”
The BD-S477 complements the company’s current line of AV receivers in styling and operation, including HDMI® CEC support that enables the player to be powered on and off and play discs at the touch of one of the SCENE buttons found on all Yamaha AV receivers.
With a direct USB connection via the player’s front panel port, users are able to access content stored on portable devices and flash drives. This model is also DLNA Certified® and can wirelessly playback content from PCs and NAS devices. The BD-S477 offers a wide range of multimedia format compatibility and a complete list of these formats can be found at the link below.
For more information, please visit http://4wrd.it/YAMAHA_BD-S477.
Pricing and Availability
The Yamaha BD-S477 will be available in September for an MSRP of $229.95.
Yamaha Corporation of America (YCA) is one of the largest subsidiaries of Yamaha Corporation, Japan and offers a full line of award-winning musical instruments, sound reinforcement and home entertainment products to the U.S. market. Products include: Yamaha acoustic, digital and hybrid pianos, portable keyboards, guitars, acoustic and electronic drums, band and orchestral instruments, marching percussion products, synthesizers, professional digital and analog audio equipment, Steinberg recording products and Nexo commercial audio products, as well as AV receivers, amplifiers, Blu-ray/CD players, iPod docking systems, earphones, headphones, home-theater-in-a-box systems, sound bars and its exclusive line of Digital Sound Projectors. YCA markets innovative, finely crafted technology and entertainment products and musical instruments targeted to the hobbyist, education, worship, professional music, installation and consumer markets.