HTZ-828BD 5.1 Blu-ray 3D Home Cinema System with Virtual 3D Sound, Built-In Wireless LAN, Network Streaming, 4 Tall Speakers and Karaoke

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Blu-ray Home Theatre.

Along with Blu-ray playback and 5.1 Virtual 3D Sound, this system offers HDMI, built-in wifi, a mini jack for portable music devices, Bluetooth compatibility, a front USB input and an iPod / iPhone cradle. It even includes a microphone input for karaoke singing, allowing you to adjust Mic Volume and Echo Control.

On top of all regular formats, the HTZ-828BD also plays your SACD discs, DIVX Plus HD and FLV video files and comes with features that optimise detail in low-grade, digital files like YouTube videos.

More sound with fewer speakers

Virtual 3D Sound lets you enjoy full surround sound without the need for additional speakers. By turning on Virtual Height, Virtual Surround Back, Virtual Depth and Virtual Wide modes, you can experience truly rich, virtual sound.

Stream with DLNA

DLNA is widely supported on PCs, laptops, smartphones and other devices. As this system is DLNA certified, you can easily stream audio from such a device using your home network.

Watch a video

The latest HDMI technology

With HDMI version 1.4a, this system allows you to watch 3D video from a blu-ray disc. Now you can enjoy pure audio/visual clarity from HDMI, and surround yourself in Virtual 3D, all from one Blu-ray DVD.

Use YouTube, Picasa

When you connect the system to your home network via LAN, you can watch YouTube videos and view your pictures on Picasa. Net Contents Mode optimises low-grade, digital video formats as you play them.

Digital Direct connection to iPod and iPhone

Connect your Apple device to the Blu-ray player to view stored photos and videos. You can also stream directly from YouTube without a PC, and benefit from the best possible audio quality enhanced by Sound Retriever.

Built-in Wireless LAN

This system has built-in wireless LAN connectivity. Just link it to your home network to enjoy the internet-related features.


Main Features HTZ-828BD
Total Output Power 1100W
Speakers • 4 x tall speakers
• 1 x center speaker
• 1 x slim subwoofer
System Blu-ray disc player
Plays • BD-ROM / BD-R / BD-RE / 8cm BD-R / 8cm BD-RE
• DVD-Video / DVD-R / DVD-RW / DVD+R / DVD+RW
• CD / CD-R / CD-RW / DTS-CD

• iPod and iPhone audio/video

• Data disc playback from: DivX Plus HD, MKV, FLV, FLAC, MPG, TS, M2TS, M4V, MOV, 3GP, LPCM (WAV), MP3, WMA, MPEG-4 AAC, MPEG-2 AAC, JPEG, PNG, GIF
Apple Compatibility • iPod touch: 1st Gen, 2nd Gen, 3rd Gen, 4th Gen;
• iPod classic
• iPod nano: 2nd Gen, 3rd Gen, 4th Gen, 5th Gen, 6th Gen
• iPhone 3G, 3GS, 4, 4S
3D Ready Yes
DLNA (v1.5) Yes
Network Streaming Yes
Wireless LAN Streaming Yes
Supported Functions • YouTube
• Google Picasa
Bluetooth Bluetooth Ready with optional AS-BT200 adapter
Deep Colour Yes
HD Digital Film Direct 24 Yes
HDMI Yes, scaling to 1080p
Audio Return Channel No preference
Firmware Updates Yes
USB x 2
iPod Ready Yes
CD -> USB Recording Yes
HD Audio Formats • Dolby TrueHD
• DTS-HD Master Audio:Essential
• DTS-HD High Resolution Audio
Karaoke HTZ-828BD
Karaoke Function Yes
Echo Control Yes
Surround Sound HTZ-828BD
Dolby Pro Logic II Yes
Dolby Digital Yes
Dolby Digital Plus Yes
Dolby TrueHD Yes
DTS 96/24 Yes
DTS Neo:6 Yes
DTS HD High Resolution Audio Yes
DTS-HD Master Audio Essential Yes
Playback HTZ-828BD
JPEG Viewer/Slide Show Yes
DivX Video Playback Yes
Picture Quality HTZ-828BD
Video Signal D/A Converter 148.5 MHz / 12-bit D/A Converter
Audio HTZ-828BD
Dynamic Range Control Yes
Speaker Distance Yes
Night Mode Yes
Sound Retriever Yes
Virtual Surround Virtual 3D Sound
Sound Modes • News, Gaming, Movie, Music
• 5 Speaker Mode
• Dolby Prologic II Movie
• Dolby Prologic II Music
Tuner HTZ-828BD
AM/FM Tuner with RDS Yes
Terminals HTZ-828BD
Main Unit Terminals • 2 x HDMI in
• 1 x HDMI out
• 2 x USB 2.0 (front)
• 1 x Ethernet
• 1 x Bluetooth Adapter port
• 1 x Mic in (front)
• 2 x Optical In
• 1 x RCA Audio In
• 1 x Portable Audio In (front)
• 1 x Composite Video Out
• 5.1 ch Speaker Terminals
• 1 x FM Antenna
• 1 x iPod / iPhone Cradle
Pre-amp Output Yes (2.1 ch)
Speakers HTZ-828BD
Front Speaker Type Tallboy
Rear Speaker Type Tallboy
Amplifier HTZ-828BD
Class D Amplifiers Yes
RMS Centre 250W (3Ω)
RMS Subwoofer 250W (Passive) (3Ω)
System HTZ-828BD
Remote Standard Remote
Display FLD

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