Pioneer ships new 3D Blu-ray player line

Dec 23, 2010
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Pioneer is a huge brand in the home theater market and the company has announced that it is finally shipping its new line of 3D Blu-ray players to consumers everywhere. The new players are the BDP-430, the BDP-41FD, and the BDP-43FD and they all share many of the same features.

Those shared features include faster load times than previous players, steaming capability, WiFi ready, and support for control via a new iPhone app. The players use the new HDMI 1.4a standard for 3D support and has Pioneer PureCinema tech for upconverting SD to 1080p.

The players come with integrated Ethernet ports and can be fitted with the optional WiFi adapter Pioneer offers for accessing steaming content like YouTube, Netflix, and more as well as getting updates for firmware and BD Live features. The iControlAV app is for the iPhone and iPod touch and lets the devices be full function remote controls for the players. The BDP-430 sells for $299, the Elite BDP-41FD sells for $399, and the BDP-43FD sells for $499.


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