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BD-F8500 Smart 3D with 500GB HD Recorder & Blu-ray player

BD-F8500A

You can now get double the fun from one unit thanks to the great multitasking ability of the Samsung Blu-ray HDD player. 0 5 0 reviews

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  • The European Directive on Batteries and Accumulators aims to minimise the impact of batteries on the environment and encourage the recovery of the materials they contain. In the UK, regulations on the recycling of batteries and accumulators (rechargeable batteries) were Introduced in 2009. The Waste Batteries Regulations aim to significantly increase UK collection and recycling of used portable batteries from 3% in 2007 to 25% by 2012, rising to at least 45% in 2016.

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BD-F8500 Smart 3D with 500GB HD Recorder & Blu-ray player

Features

  • Blue-ray HDD Player.
  • BD-F8500A.
  • You can now get double the fun from one unit thanks to the great multitasking ability of the Samsung Blu-ray HDD player.

Record more, watch more and enjoy more

Record more, watch more and enjoy more
You can now get double the fun from one unit thanks to the great multitasking ability of the Samsung Blu-ray HDD player. Make sure you don’t miss out on your favourite shows by recording two favourite channels at the same time. The timer recording feature also allows you to set future recordings so you can watch them on your own time.

Outstanding web browsing speed with Dual Core

Outstanding web browsing speed with Dual Core
Leave your PC aside and browse the web on your Smart Blu-ray Player. The Dual Core processing speed allows you to perform multiple tasks at the same time, such as using an app while downloading another one. It also enables fast web browsing while playing Apps.

Make your TV Smart

Make your TV Smart
Make your TV "Smart" with the Samsung Blu-ray Player BD-F8500 which gives you access to Smart Hub. Smart Hub has 3 easy-to-use panels which allows you to navigate through your TV, Social and Application content.

Share pictures and videos with compatible devices

Share pictures and videos with compatible devices
Enjoy wireless access and share your digital content with AllShare . Using screen sharing technology, content from your Blu-ray Player can be displayed on a compatible Smart phone device, using a compatible HDTV. It lets you beam photos, videos and you can even play games using your Smart Phone as a controller. Take entertainment to the next level with screen mirroring and content sharing.

Enjoy content from USB memory drive or external HDD

Enjoy content from USB memory drive or external HDD
Access all your multimedia with great connectivity. Sync and enjoy movies, photos and music on from your USB memory drive or external hard drive. External HDD Connectivity allows you to connect your external storage directly to your Blu-ray player via USB and quickly access video, audio or images. It’s designed to handle a wide range of content, so you can enjoy all your home movies, downloaded music and holiday photographs all in the comfort of your living room. Just connect, sync and enjoy.

Experience the pinnacle of picture quality

Experience the pinnacle of picture quality
A television with 1080p Full HD technology is more than just entertainment, it’s an experience. Providing nearly twice the resolution of conventional HDTVs, the 1080p picture engulfs you with spectacular detail – rich, eye-popping colours and super-sharp, ultra-realistic images that enhance everything on your screen, from movies to videogames. Why watch TV when you can experience it?

Experience the next level of Full HD 3D entertainment

Experience the next level of Full HD 3D entertainment
Bring home a more immersive and spectacular 3D experience. With Full HD 3D, your 3D home entertainment will be more exciting and vivid than you had imagined. Its powerful features maximise your enjoyment. Thanks to 3D Auto Contrast, you’ll have a crisper image with sharper and more dramatic contrast. Samsung’s outstanding 3D technology uses sophisticated algorithms to minimise image layers and maximise response speed, for a more fluid and clear viewing experience. Immerse your senses in a new reality of 3D HD.
Quick Start Mode

Quick Start Mode

With Quick Start Mode your Blu-ray player is ready to go when you want it. Quick Start Mode translates to less waiting and more enjoying.
BD Wise

BD Wise

Save time and hassle by optimising your picture quality with BD Wise. It automatically syncs your HDMI-connected Samsung devices, ensuring your experience is simply stunning.
CD Ripping

CD Ripping

Convert your CDs to MP3s with the CD ripping feature. Extract audio tracks from your CDs simply by inserting your CD and pressing the ripping button, converting music onto your USB memory drive or HDD. *Only copy material that you have copyright to.
Anynet +

Anynet +

Anynet+ is an AV network system to automatically control Samsung audio-video (AV) device. There is no need to use different remote controls for different devices. With Anynet+ feature, all you need is one remote control for simple and convenient experience.

tech specs

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Playable Disc Type

  • 3D Blu-ray
    Yes
  • Blu-ray Video
    Yes
  • DVD-Video/DVD±R/DVD±RW
    Yes
  • CD DA/CD-R/CD-RW
    Yes
  • VCD 1.1
    No

Video Decoding Format

  • MPEG 2/4
    Yes
  • DIVX
    Yes
  • DIVX HD
    Yes
  • AVCHD
    Yes
  • MKV
    Yes
  • WMV
    Yes
  • JPEG
    Yes
  • MPO
    Yes

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General Information

  • Deck Type
    Tray
  • Front display
    VFD
  • Control button
    Touch Key

Audio Decoding Format

  • Dolby Digital
    Yes
  • Dolby Digital Plus / TrueHD
    Yes
  • DTS Surround
    Yes
  • DTS-HD Master Audio Decoding
    Yes
  • DTS-HD High Resolution Audio Decoding
    Yes
  • DTS-HD Bitstream Output
    Yes
  • LPCM
    Yes
  • AAC
    Yes
  • MP3
    Yes
  • WMA
    Yes

Audio Decoding Output

  • Dolby Decoding Channel
    7.1Ch
  • DTS Decoding Channel
    7.1Ch

Feature

  • BD Wise
    Yes
  • BD Wise Web
    Yes
  • BD Profile
    5.0
  • Video Up-Scale (DVD)
    Yes
  • Hyper Real Engine
    Yes
  • Full Screen
    Yes
  • Smart Hub
    Yes
  • Remote Application
    Yes
  • Remote Application (Smart Phone Control)
    Yes
  • Web Browser
    Yes
  • Full Browser
    Yes
  • Smart View (Dual/Clone view)
    No
  • Remote Scheduler
    Yes
  • Remote Access
    Yes
  • CD Ripping
    Yes

Connectivity

  • Anynet+ (HDMI-CEC)
    Yes
  • Ethernet
    Yes
  • Wireless LAN Built-in
    Yes
  • AllShare
    Yes
  • Wi-Fi Direct
    Yes
  • USB Host 2.0
    2EA

AV I/O

  • HDMI Out
    1EA
  • Composite Output
    No
  • Component Output
    No
  • Optical Digital Audio Output
    Yes
  • Coaxial Digital Audio Output
    No
  • SCART Jack
    No

HDD

  • Capacity
    500GB
  • Plate Size
    3.5"
  • Recording Time (HD, SD)
    HD: 49 hours, SD: 199 hours

Tuner

  • Dual Tuner
    Yes
  • DVB
    DVB-T
  • Loop Through
    Yes

DVB

  • Auto channel scan
    Yes
  • Manual channel scan
    Yes
  • EPG (Digital)
    Yes (MHEG EPG)
  • TTX (OSD)
    Yes
  • TTX (VBI)
    Yes
  • Subtitle (DVB)
    Yes
  • Subtitle (TTX)
    Yes
  • LCN (Logical Channel Number)
    Yes
  • Favourite Channel
    Yes
  • Parental Guide
    Yes
  • Channel List
    Yes
  • Auto Clock Setting
    Yes
  • Time Shift
    Yes
  • Radio
    Yes
  • OTA
    Yes
  • Common Interface (CI+)
    No
  • Channel Transfer
    Yes

Timer Recording

  • Number of Events (Programming )
    50 Events
  • Dual Recording
    Yes
  • EPG (Digital)
    Yes
  • Instant Recording Timer
    10 minutes ~ 360 minutes

Dimension

  • Product Dimension (WxHxD)
    430 x 55 x 282 (mm)
  • Package Dimension (WxHxD)
    480 x 110 x 375 (mm)

Weight

  • Product Weight
    2.6kg
  • Package Weight
    3.6kg

Power Consumption

  • Stand-by
    1 watts
  • Operating
    33 watts
  • Energy Star 2.0
    No

Power Specification

  • Rating Voltage
    220 - 240V
  • Power Cord Type
    AP-2

Accessory

  • HDMI Cable
    No
  • RCA Cable
    No
  • Battery
    Yes
  • DC Adapter
    No
  • User Manual
    Yes

REVIEWS (1)

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Rees@MDG

2014-04-14

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  • Performance1/5.0
  • Design3/5.0
  • Value3/5.0

Avoid this product

This product will NOT work on a Bridge Wifi Network, only on a direct Wifi Network, which is useless for anyone with a non-standard Wifi Network setup.

I wish I had know this before purchasing this nice black box. Also Series Link Recording is very hit and miss. Sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn't?

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Support

CE DoC

0.12 MB, pdf, ENGLISH

2014.06.12

Other Manuals (3)

  • CE DoC

    0.12 MB, pdf, ENGLISH

    2014.06.12

  • CE DoC

    0.12 MB, pdf, ENGLISH

    2014.06.03

  • User Manual

    5.78 MB, pdf, ENGLISH

    2013.04.15

Firmware (2)

  • Upgrade File(USB type)

    All OS, 246.87 MB, zip, ENGLISH

    2014.04.24 tooltipbox

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    < Firmware update>

    This Firmware update provides the following benefits:

    Ver.1009.1 Apr. 24. 2014

    Ver.1008.1 Jan. 28. 2014
    - Improved System stability

    Ver.1007.1 Nov. 20. 2013
    - Improved System stability and disc playability

    Ver.1006.2 Aug. 14. 2013
    - Improved System stability

    Ver.1004.1 May. 28. 2013
    - Improved System stability & App issue

    Ver.1003.2 Apr. 18. 2013
    - Improved System stability
  • Upgrade guide

    All OS, 0.04 MB, pdf, ENGLISH

    2013.04.18

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