Do you have some old VHS tapes, DVDs and Blu-rays to watch, but don’t want to buy a separate VHS player.
If so, you can buy a VHS and Blu-ray combo player.
A VHS Blu-ray combo player is a rare piece of AV device.
There’s only one model available out there – the Panasonic DMP-BD70V.
The unit is no longer manufactured. The VHS format is considered obsolete in this age of HD video.
Still, you can find units available for sale online. You won’t miss it because it’s the world’s first VHS-Blu-ray combo player.
The unit will not only allow you to play your VHS tapes but also DVDs and Blu-rays.
Let’s learn more about this unique VHS and Blu-ray Combo Player through the frequently asked questions below.
Does this Combo Player Come with HDMI Port?
Yes, it does. You can use the HDMI port to connect the player to your HDTV. This would especially be needed when you want to play your Blu-rays and DVDs.
Can I Use the HDMI Port with the VHS Player?
Yes, you can. You can play back your VHS tapes through the HDMI port on your HDTV without the need for an adapter. You will see an improvement in the VHS picture quality when you use this HDMI connection.
Can I Set Picture Mode with this VCR and Blu-ray Combo Player?
Yes, you can. The picture modes available are Normal, Soft, Fine, Cinema, and User (set by user).
Can I Record Video to a VHS Tape?
No, you can’t. You can only play back VHS tapes. This is a player unit and not a VCR unit.
So, there are no AV input ports available on this VHS and Blu-ray unit for recording from an external source.
Does the Unit Come with a USB Port and SD Card Slot?
Yes, it does. You can use it to play JPEG and video file formats like AVCHD and MPEG from your pen drive or external hard drive.
With the SD card slot, you can view photos or videos from your DSLRs and digital camcorders.
What Audio Features Does this Unit Support?
This player unit comes with built-in decoder support for Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Digital Plus, and DTSTM-HD.
What Video and Audio Output Ports are Available with this VHS and Blu-ray Combo Unit?
The following video and audio output ports are available.
- HDMI for 1080p-quality video
- Component Video to connect to TVs without HDMI input
- RCA to connect to older TV sets
- 2ch audio
- Optical audio
As mentioned earlier, there are no video and audio input ports for this combo player unit.
Can I Watch YouTube and Streaming Videos with the Panasonic DMP-BD70V Player?
Yes, you can. The unit can be connected to the Internet and you can use the VIERA CAST feature to stream video from YouTube.
How Do I Learn More About the Panasonic DMP-BD70V Player?
To take a closer look at this VHS – Blu-ray combination player, watch the video below.
Where Can I Buy the Panasonic DMP-BD70V VHS and Blu-ray Combo Player?
The Panasonic DMP-BD70V VHS and Blu-ray combo player is no longer manufactured.
Still, you can buy the player online.
Check out the Panasonic DMP-BD70V VHS and Blu-ray combo player.