Amazing build quality
We're really impressed by the 651BD. It takes all the best bits from its bigger brother, the 751BD, and presents it in a more affordable but no less appealing package. The hardcore build quality hasn't been compromised, while twin HDMI outputs, 3D playback, UPnP networking, YouTube/Picasa access and extensive digital file support all carry over from the 751BD's feature list.
Excellent universal player
The Cambridge Audio 650BD is an excellent universal player, one that wears many hats and stylishly wears each of them well. It could easily serve as the only source for a mid to high-end audio/video system with solid audiophile roots. For extremists looking to bump up the performance envelope to the Nth degree - I suggest that you could use the 650BD as a transport for Compact Discs feeding an external DAC - like Cambridge's own DAC Magic.
very high performance
The Azur 650BD represents a very good solution for those wanting to add a universal player to their Cambridge Audio systems or anyone looking for a responsive and capable Blu-ray player. Video performance is on par with any player Iâ??ve seen and audio performance is excellent as well.
Simple to use
Overall, the Azur 650BD is simple to use â?? advanced config is straightforward yet flexible â?? and unlike some players, youâ?? re not forced to stop a disc to dive into the setup menus. With power consumption around 0.5W in standby and 20W during BD playback â?? you can shave another 1.5 off in â?? pure audioâ?? mode â?? itâ?? s pretty economical to run too.
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