U.K.-based Cambridge Audio is about to release its first Blu-ray Disc/DVD/CD player, the Azur 640DB will soon be introduced in the United States.
The Azur 640DB will feature a HDMI 1.3b output including bitstream output of all surround codecs including Dolby TrueHD 7.1 and DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1 lossless sound formats.
The profile 2.0 640DB will support Full HD 1080p, 24p playback and also upscale to 1080p while providing support for BD Live functionality and interactivity. The latest Cirrus Logic/Crystal chipset with 32-bit DSPs will be incorporated internally.
A full set of analog video outputs will be supported (Ethernet, SPDIF, TosLink) as well as dedicated 7.1 and stereo analog outputs.