When you connect a DLNA-certified Blu-ray player to your home network, you can stream content like digital music files and photos from other DLNA-compatible devices and computers on your network.
Some players come with a remote control that operates multiple brands of TVs and other A/V devices.
An output that lets you connect the DVD player to any device with a coaxial digital input. Though coaxial digital connections use standard RCA-style jacks, a coaxial digital audio cable designed specifically for the wider frequency bandwidth of digital signals is recommended.
An output that lets you connect the DVD player to any device with an optical digital input. Optical digital connections require a special type of fiber optic cable, known as Toslink. Since the signal is carried optically rather than electronically, an optical cable is virtually impervious to magnetic or electrical interference.
A connection on the player (generally an RJ-45 jack) which is used for connecting to the Internet. Some players use this for firmware updates while others allow you to access bonus material.
"SACD" refers to high-resolution Super Audio CDs, a special audiophile disc format that offers warmer, smoother, more "analog" sound than standard CDs.
"CD-R/W Capable" means the model can play back rewritable audio CDs (CD-RWs).
"CD-R Capable" means the model can play back recordable audio CDs (CD-Rs).
Some players can play MP3 music files that have been recorded to a CD.