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Sony BDP-S6700

3D Blu-ray player with 4K upscaling, Wi-Fi®, and Bluetooth®

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Our take on the Sony BDP-S6700

I've built a solid Blu-ray collection, so I'm glad to see Sony is still committed to making great disc players. The Sony BDP-S6700 won't play Ultra-HD 4K Blu-ray discs, but it will upconvert standard Blu-ray and DVD discs to near-4K quality for playback on your Ultra HD TV. And this versatile player also offers popular streaming video services and delivers serious picture detail to a 1080p screen.

Your home theater system's jack of all trades

I've built a solid Blu-ray collection, so I'm glad to see Sony is still committed to making great disc players. The Sony BDP-S6700 won't play Ultra-HD 4K Blu-ray discs, but it will upconvert standard Blu-ray and DVD discs to near-4K quality for playback on your Ultra HD TV. And this versatile player also offers popular streaming video services and delivers serious picture detail to a 1080p screen.

If you're connecting to a home theater audio system, the BDP-S6700 supports high-resolution movie sound formats, like Dolby® TrueHD and DTS® HD. It will play CDs, SACDs, and music files from a thumb drive. Plus, it offers a wide variety of streaming audio options.

Dual-band Wi-Fi means smooth video streaming...

These days you can watch many of the best shows, movies, and even live sports on streaming services. And Sony has you covered. An extensive library of over 300 online apps includes Netflix®, Hulu®, Amazon Instant Video, and MLB.TV. Dual-band Wi-Fi gives you a strong, quick connection, and Sony's noise reduction technology improves the quality of your streamed videos. On top of that, Miracast™ technology lets you “mirror” what you see on your smartphone or tablet on your TV's big screen.

Sony BDP-S6700

Send sound from the Sony BDP-S6700 to a pair of wireless Bluetooth headphones (not included) for late night viewing.

...and music streaming, too

If you're a Spotify® Premium subscriber, Spotify Connect lets you play your albums and playlists through your connected speakers. Or you can download Sony's free SongPAL™ app for iOS® or Android™. It gives you wireless access to the music stored on your phone, Pandora® Internet radio, and even music stored on a DLNA-connected server.

Beam sound wirelessly to headphones via Bluetooth

The BDP-6700's built-in Bluetooth lets you send the sound of your movies, shows, and other media to a pair of Bluetooth headphones. This helps with late night binge-watching. You can catch all the dialogue and hear all the loud, exciting sound effects without waking everyone up.

Product Highlights:

  • plays 3D and standard Blu-ray discs, DVDs, SACDs, CDs and rewriteable CDs
  • 4K video upscaling for use with Ultra HD TVs
  • dual-band Wi-Fi for smooth wireless streaming
    • 300+ apps for playing TV shows, movies, and music, including Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Instant Video, YouTube™, and Pandora (subscriptions required for some services)
  • Bluetooth transmitter sends audio from player to Bluetooth-compatible headphones or speakers
    • LDAC Hi-Fidelity wireless music streaming to and from compatible sources
  • Miracast-compatible — screen-mirroring with Miracast-compatible smartphones and tablets
  • Quick Start/Load mode swiftly queues up a disc from the "off" position
  • free downloadable Sony SongPAL app (available from iTunes Store and Google Play) helps connect the player to your wireless network and controls playback, and volume
    • also gives you control over other compatible Sony speakers as part of a multi-room music system
  • control the player and stream content from compatible smartphones and tablets with Sony's SideView app for Apple® and Android™ devices (requires both devices to be connected to the same wireless home network)
  • BD-Live and BonusView support for added bonus features with compatible discs (requires external USB storage device)
  • remote control
  • plays Region A Blu-ray discs and Region 1 DVDs
Technical Specs:
  • selectable video resolution up to 1080p
  • built-in audio decoding for Dolby® Digital, Dolby TrueHD, DTS®, and DTS-HD Master Audio
  • plays AAC, AIFF, ALAC, FLAC, MP3, WMA, and WAV audio file formats
  • front-panel USB port to play music, movies, and images from external hard drives and thumb drives
  • HDMI output
  • coaxial digital audio output
  • Ethernet port for Internet connectivity
  • 10-1/16"W x 1-1/2"H x 8"D
  • warranty: 1 year
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee

What's in the Box:

  • Blu-ray player
  • AC power adapter (w/ attached 5' DC cord)
  • Wireless remote control (RMT-VB200U)
  • 2 "AAA" batteries
  • Operating Instructions
  • Warranty Information
  • Online Product Registration
  • DIRECTV brochure

Remarkably easy set up and many extras preprogramed. Traditional Sony quality

John J., Marion, IA

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Features and Specs

General
Surround Sound Decoding Dolby Digital Plus
Dolby TrueHD
DTS-HD High Resolution Audio
DTS-HD Master Audio
4K Ultra HD No
3D Capable Yes
Internet Movie Streaming Netflix,Hulu,Vudu,Amazon,YouTu
Built-in Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
DLNA Certified Audio
Video
Photo
Smartphone App Control Yes
DVD Video Upconversion 4K,1080p, 1080i, 720p
Multibrand Remote Yes
Parts Warranty 1 Year
Labor Warranty 1 Year
Compatibility
CD-R Capable Yes
CD-R/W Capable Yes
SACD Playback Stereo
Multi-channel
DVD-Audio Playback No
Outputs
Digital Optical Output None
Digital Coaxial Output 1
HDMI Outputs 1
HDMI Version 1.4
Ethernet Ports 1
Analog Audio Outputs None
1080p Video Output Yes
Component Video Outputs None
RS-232C Port None

Product Research

Disc & USB Compatibility
Video Section
Audio Section
Network/Internet Functions
Convenience Features
Remote & Bluetooth Control

Disc & USB Compatibility

Disc Compatibility: The Sony BDP-S6700 Blu-ray disc player is compatible with many disc types:

Disc Type Disc Description
Blu-ray BD-ROM, BD-3D, BD-R, BD-RE
DVD DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD+R, DVD+RW
CD CD-Audio, CD-R, CD-RW, SACD

Blu-ray Disc: Blu-ray provides these key features and advantages.

  • 1080p Video Resolution: Blu-ray disc delivers full 1080p video resolution to provide pristine picture quality.
  • 25GB/50GB Capacity: Blu-ray disc offers up to 5x the capacity of standard DVDs; 25GB for single layer disc and 50GB for dual layer disc.
  • 7.1ch Audio: Blu-ray disc provides as many as 7.1 channels of native, uncompressed surround sound for crystal-clear audio entertainment.
  • Enhanced Interactivity: Enjoy such capabilities as seamless menu navigation, bonus features, and network/internet connectivity.
  • DVD Compatible: Blu-ray disc players enable you to continue to view and enjoy your existing DVD library.
Note: The BDP-S6700 plays Region A Blu-ray discs and Region 1 DVDs. Blu-ray Disc uses the Advanced Access Content System (AACS) to prevent unauthorized recording of copyrighted material.

Firmware Updates: Occasionally, Sony may release updated firmware for this unit that may add or improve the way a feature operates. These updates are available free of charge. This unit is capable of checking the firmware automatically when connected to the Internet via broadband connection. Visit the Sony eSupport Site for the latest firmware update information.

SACD: Super Audio CD use a technology called Direct Stream Digital (DSD) to convert music into a digital signal that can be stored on a disc. Compared to the traditional PCM method (the technology used for CD), DSD offers a much higher resolution by following more closely the original waveform of music. With a frequency response of over 100kHz and a dynamic range over 120dB across the audible frequency range - some 64 times higher resolution then CD - Super Audio CD offers music reproduction that reveals details you just cannot hear on a normal CD.

USB Port:  The front-panel USB (type-A) port allows you to play photo, videos, and music files on a connected USB device. The player can recognize Mass Storage Class (MSC) Devices that are FAT-compatible and Still Image Capture Devices (SICD) class devices. The player can recognize up to 500 folders/files. The USB port also allows you to enjoy additional content (such as BonusView) on certain Blu-ray Disc titles. Some BD-ROMs have bonus content and other data which can be downloaded to an inserted USB Flash Drive (minimum 1 GB recommended, sold separately).

Compatible Audio/Video/Photo Formats: The Sony Blu-ray disc player supports playback of the following audio/video/photo files recorded on BD-R/RE, DVD+R/RW, DVD-R/RW, and CD-R/RW discs; plus compatible USB memory devices.

Media Format File Type
Audio MP3, WMA, AAC, AIFF, ALAC, FLAC, WAV,
Video AVCHD, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, Motion JPEG, WMV9, XVID
Photo JPEG, GIF, PNG, BMP

Video Section

HDMI Output: The BDP-S6700's HDMI output simplifies A/V connections by carrying video and digital audio in one cable. The HDMI resolution can be fixed at 480i, 480p, 720p, 1080i, 1080p, 4K, or set to Auto (which selects the highest resolution accepted by your television).

  • 4K UHD Upscale: Experience your favorite movies in up to 4x the detail of Full HD with 4K upscaling. Connected to a compatible 4K TV, an advanced video processor inside the Blu-ray player converts standard video into a signal nearer to 4K resolution (3840 x 2160). With 8 million pixels in the picture, you get sharper, more detailed images, and the higher image quality lets you sit closer to the screen.
  • 4:4:4 Color Subsampling: The Blu-ray player supports 4:4:4, 4:2:2, and 4:2:0 color subsampling. An "Auto" setting detects the connected TV type and switches to the matching color setting. With 4:4:4, luminance (brightness) and chroma (color) are sampled at the same rate, resulting in an RGB color palette as big as the video sampling rate for a video image with more total colors, plus greater color accuracy and detail.
  • 24p Output: Movies are typically recorded on film with a frame rate of 24 frames per second. When a movie is transferred to Blu-ray Disc at 24 frames per second the BDP-S6700 will output that signal to the TV (if the TV will accept the 1080p/24 format) with no need for conversion.
Note: This player does not offer any analog audio/video outputs.

3D-Ready w/ 2D-3D Conversion: The Sony BDP-S6700 lets you enjoy 3D Blu-ray disc movies in full HD 1080p. 3D viewing requires compatible 3D content, 3D-ready HDTV, 3D emitter and glasses, and a high-speed HDMI cable (supporting at least 10.2 Gbps) connection. The Sony BDP-S6700 can also convert 2D (two-dimensional) video content into simulated 3D (three-dimensional) video when connected to a 3D-ready TV, with 3D-glasses. You can make adjustments to the 3D image depth.

Advanced Color Technologies: The Sony BDP-S6700 Blu-ray player features Sony's proprietary Triluminos Color technology & Super Bit Mapping, as well as supports Deep Color.

  • Triluminos Color: The BDP-S6700 incorporates Sony's Triluminos Color technology to provide a wider color gamut with rich, authentic color and a far more natural viewing experience with a heightened sense of depth.
  • Super Bit Mapping: Super Bit Mapping reduces color banding by smoothing the gradation of video signals.
  • Deep Color: The Sony Blu-ray player supports a color depth of up to 12 bits. Connecting the player and a TV that supports Deep Color via HDMI allows more accurate color reproduction than when connecting it to a TV that does not support Deep Color. The Deep Color function can be set to 10-bit, 12-bit, 16-bit, Auto, or Off. 

IP Content Noise Reduction Pro: See it all clearly with IP Content Noise Reduction PRO, a combination of picture technologies. Noise reduction enhances low-resolution web videos, while HD Reality Enhancer does pixel-by-pixel analysis for texture and color definition. Enjoy more lifelike images with improved contrast thanks to Pure Picture Control, and smooth color gradation from Super Bit Mapping

Video Settings: The BDP-S6700 offers the following video adjustments:

  • Picture Quality Mode: You can select from 3 preset pictures settings (Direct, Brighter, Theater, Auto, or Custom) for different lighting environment. The Custom mode lets you adjust the contrast, brightness, color, and hue manually.
  • Texture & Contrast Remaster: Texture Remaster adjusts the sharpness and detail of the edges, while Contrast Remaster automatically arranges the black and white levels so that the screen is not too dark and the image is modulated.
  • Super Resolution + Smoothing: Super Resolution improves the overall resolution of picture. Smoothing reduces on-screen banding by smoothing gradations on flat areas.
  • Clear Black: Adjusts the display of the dark elements of the image. All shading is not suppressed; it allows beautifully reproduced black tones.
  • Noise Reduction: BNR reduces the mosaic-like block noise in the picture, MNR reduces minor noise around the picture outlines (mosquito noise), and I/P to enhance the picture quality of streamed network content.

Screen Settings: The Sony BDP-S6700 features the following screen settings:

  • TV Type: You can select a 16:9 or 4:3 aspect ratio for the unit's video output to match your connected Television's screen aspect ratio.
  • Screen Size: For 3D viewing, you will need to set the screen size of your 3D-compatible TV.
  • Screen Format: You can select the display configuration for a 4:3 screen picture on a 16:9 wide screen television. You can choose Full or Normal (select when connected to a TV with a wide mode function; displays a 4:3 screen picture in 16:9 aspect ratio even on a wide-screen TV) or Normal (changes the picture size to fit the screen size with the original picture aspect ratio).
  • DVD Aspect Ratio: You can select the display configuration for playback of 16:9 screen pictures on a 4:3 screen TV. You can select from Letter Box or Pan & Scan

Cinema Conversion Mode: The Sony Blu-ray player offers two Cinema Conversion Modes - (1) Auto mode automatically detects whether the material is video-based or film-based, and switches to the appropriate conversion method. (2) The Video mode is suited for video-based material and will always be selected regardless of the content.

BonusView: The BonusView feature provides picture-in-picture capability with select Blu-ray Disc titles. You can view addition content (such as director/actor commentary) in a small display window while the movie is playing.

Audio Section

Surround Sound Decoders: The BDP-S6700 has built-in Dolby Digital and DTS surround processors; multi-channel PCM Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby TrueHD, DTS-HD High Resolution, and DTS-HD Master Audio are output through the HDMI jack (when encoded on the Blu-ray Disc).

  • Dolby Digital Plus: Dolby Digital Plus was developed as an extension to Dolby Digital. The audio coding technology supports 7.1 channel surround sound. Dolby Digital Plus also includes the standard Dolby Digital bit stream and is compatible with all current Dolby Digital processors using the coaxial digital output.
  • Dolby TrueHD: Dolby TrueHD is a lossless coding technology that supports up to 8 channels of multi-channel surround sound for the next generation optical discs. The reproduced sound is true to the original source bit-for-bit.
  • DTS-HD High Resolution Audio: DTS-HD High Resolution Audio supports a maximum sampling frequency of 96 kHz, and 7.1 multi-channel surround. DTS-HD High Resolution Audio has a maximum transmission rate of 6 Mbps, with a lossy compression.
  • DTS-HD Master Audio: DTS-HD Master Audio has a maximum transmission rate of 24.5 Mbps and uses lossless compression (Lossless), and DTS-HD Master Audio corresponds to a maximum sampling frequency of 192 kHz, and maximum of 7.1ch.
Note: Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby TrueHD, and DTS-HD are only output via the player's HDMI output.

Digital Music Enhancer: Breathe new life into your digital music with Digital Music Enhancer; a combination of three Sony audio technologies. DSEE (Digital Sound Enhancement Engine), Dynamic Range Recovery, and Advanced Auto Volume combine to restore detail and prevent volume jumps. The result is immersive sound and maximum impact for dialog, movies, and music.

Audio Settings: The BDP-S6700 allows you to adjust the following audio settings:

  • AV SYNC: Synchronize the picture and sound by delaying the audio output in relation to the picture output; 0 to 120 milliseconds.
  • Audio DRC: The player offers three dynamic range compression levels - Auto, On, Off.

Digital Audio Outputs: The BDP-S6700 is equipped with a coaxial (RCA) digital output. The Audio menu allows you to select the digital audio format that is passed through the coaxial digital output. Settings allow you to transfer Dolby Digital and/or DTS sound tracks, or down-mix surround bitstreams to 2-channel PCM audio.

Network/Internet Functions

Dual Core Processor: A powerful Dual Core Processor ensures fast, lag-free performance. Web pages load more quickly, movies and media such as YouTube videos stream faster, and playback appears noticeably smoother. Even navigation is quicker and more responsive, so you can enjoy a frustration-free entertainment experience.

Wired or Wireless Network Connection: The Sony BDP-S6700 Blu-ray player supports a wired or wireless network connection. Via the Blu-ray player's network connection your can enjoy music, video, and still-image files stored on your computer. You can also listen to internet radio and watch online movies, via Bravia Entertainment Network.

  • Ethernet (LAN) Jack: The Sony BDP-S6700 Blu-ray player is equipped with an Ethernet (LAN) RJ-45 jack for connecting the player to your home network and computer.
  • Built-in Wireless LAN: The Sony Blu-ray player also features built-in WiFi which allows you to wirelessly access the Internet and your home network. A new dual-band 2.4/5.0GHz WiFi module compatible with MIMO provides improved stability and speed performance for a better streaming experience. With this feature, you can easily connect to a wireless LAN and enjoy the benefits of networking in a cable-free environment. A wireless connection requires a home network with an 802.11 b/g/n access point (802.11n recommended) and internet connection. Supports WPS, WEP, and WPA security.

Note: A home network speed of at least 2.5 Mbps is recommended (10 Mbps for HD content). Video quality and picture size vary and are dependent upon broadband speed and delivery by content provider.

Online Entertainment Apps: Once connected to your home's network and internet provider, the Sony BDP-S6700 lets you access a variety online services consisting of TV shows, movies, videos, music, radio, news, sports, and more.

Note: Online content may require additional fees and/or PC registration. Available online content may change without notice.

PlayStation Video: Sony's PlayStation Video (previously named Video Unlimited) is the ultimate source for the latest Hollywood blockbusters, all-time classics, and TV shows from almost every major studio. When you sign up for a free account you can browse the available titles, check prices, and watch trailers and previews. You'll then be able to rent or buy videos from Sony's constantly updated range of movies and TV shows in SD or HD.

Opera TV Store: The Opera TV Store provides a collection of additional downloadable web apps that are optimized for TV viewing. These apps range from movies, TV shows, games, music, sports, lifestyle, technology, kids, nature, travel, news, & weather.

Spotify Connect: With the Spotify app on your Apple (iOS 7.0+) iPod/iPhone/iPad or Android smartphone/tablet, you've got instant access to millions of songs. And now you can stream those same songs from your smartphone to the Sony Blu-ray player by using Spotify Connect; simply hit play on the app to start streaming music. What's more, when you've been listening to Spotify on your smartphone outside and come inside, the song immediately begins to stream to the speaker system for uninterrupted music enjoyment. You can also personalize playlists and receive phone calls while listening to music. A Spotify premium account is required.

Miracast & WiFi Direct: Miracast is a "screen mirroring" function which lets you wirelessly send the display from your compatible Windows 8.1+ or Android 4.2+ device (with support for Miracast) through the Blu-ray player and to your TV. This allows you to view pictures and videos that are playing on your compatible Windows or Android device on your TV screen. And thanks to WiFi Direct, no wireless router or access point required.

DLNA Certified: DLNA certification allows you to enjoy various content from your home network, such as photo (JPEG/PNG/GIF), music (MP3/WMA/WAV), and video (AVCHD/MPEG/WMV/XVID) files stored on your Windows 7/8 PC (or other DLNA Certified media server/Android device) through the Sony BDP-S6700 - up to 999 files/folders. The Blu-ray player can be connected to your compatible PC using a hardwired Ethernet (LAN) connection or WiFi connection (via built-in WiFi). This eliminates the need to copy your photo, video, and music files to a separate USB storage device.

SongPal Link & App: Download the SongPal app onto your Apple (iOS 7.0+) iPod/iPhone/iPad or Android (OS 4.0.3+) smartphone/tablet and enjoy multi-room audio streaming and functionality between your SongPal Link compatible Sony devices, over your home's WiFi network. Use the SongPal app to group SongPal Link compatible Sony soundbars and speakers to the Blu-ray player, then stream music from your favorite CD, a USB thumbdrive, Internet radio, a PC, or your DLNA network in multiple rooms throughout your home.

Gracenote Metadata Service: The Gracenote metadata service instantly gives you access to detailed information about the movies you are watching through the Blu-ray disc player internet connectivity. This easy-to-navigate service displays information such as cast information, genre, jacket art and more right on the TV screen.

Note: Requires Internet connectivity. Some disc titles may not be supported by the Gracenote service.

BD-Live: BD-Live technology allows you to download and stream bonus content such as additional scenes, shorts, trailers, movie-based games, and more from a broadband Internet and home network connections (fees may apply). The Sony Blu-ray player features an Ethernet port to connect to the Internet via your home network and features front-panel USB port for additional storage.

Note: You must have a minimum 1GB USB memory device inserted in the unit's front-panel USB port in order to download content from BD-Live.

Convenience Features

Quick Start: Quick Start speeds up the load time on movies, so discs start faster after they're inserted into the Blu-ray player. The Sony Blu-ray player has a start-up time of approximately 0.5 seconds in Quick Start mode (16.3 seconds in normal mode). In Quick Start mode, it takes approximately 15.7 seconds for a Blu-ray disc to begin playback (41.1 seconds in normal mode).

Note: The Start Up/Play Back Time tests were started with the Blu-ray player initially turned off and in standby mode. The Start Up Time test was stopped when the player's Home Menu screen appeared. The Play Back Time test was stopped when the Blu-ray disc began playback.

On-Screen Display: The Sony BDP-S6700 provides an OSD via its HDMI output. The on-screen text can be set to English, French, Spanish, or Portuguese. The unit does not offer a front-panel display.

Screen Saver: The screen saver image appears when you do not use the player for more than 10 minutes while an on-screen display, such as the home menu, is displayed on your TV screen. The screen saver image helps prevent your display devices from becoming damaged.

Auto Display: The player automatically displays information on your TV screen when changing the viewing titles, picture modes, audio signals, etc..

Auto Standby: If any button on the player or remote is not pressed for more than 20 minutes, the player automatically returns to standby mode.

Parental Control: The Sony BDP-S6700 offers Parental Control settings to limit BD, DVD, and streamed Internet video according to the age of the users. You can also Allow or Block all unrated Internet video. The control settings are protected by a custom 4-digit password. You can also lock the disc tray to prevent it from being opened by mistake.

Energy Star Compliant: The Sony BDP-S6700 Blu-ray player meets Energy Star standards. Electric power consumption is significantly reduced during both use and standby.

Remote & Bluetooth Control

Multi-brand Remote: The supplied remote operates the Blu-ray player and a Sony TV's power on/off, input select, and volume up/down. The remote even has a dedicated Netflix button for immediate access to your Netflix movies. The remote is also pre-programmed with power, input, and volume controls for several other brand TVs.

HDMI Control (Bravia Sync): Sony & other brand components compatible with the HDMI Control function can be controlled via the HDMI connection. This includes convenient features like One-Touch Play and System Power-Off.

Video & TV SideView App: With Sony's free Video & TV SideView App, you can control the BDP-S6700 Blu-ray player and browse its content from your Apple iPod touch/iPhone/iPad (8.0+) or Android smartphone/tablet (4.1+). Simply download this app from the Apple's App Store or Google Play Store. The Video & TV SideView App will allow your compatible Apple iOS or Android device to act as a remote control and software keyboard for the Sony Blu-ray player. You can also view disc information and search for Sony Bravia Internet apps from your compatible mobile device.

Note: The Sony TV SideView App requires that the Sony Blu-ray player and your Apple iOS or Android device be connected to the same compatible network with the remote device connected through an 802.11 access point (802.11n recommended).

USB Keyboard Compatible: The Sony Blu-ray player also supports the connection of a USB 101 keyboard, which makes web browsing simpler.

Bluetooth Music Streaming: The Sony BDP-S6700 offers built-in Bluetooth (version 4.1) with support for A2DP 1.2 and AVRCP 1.3, so you can stream the audio of music and movies from the Blu-ray player to a Bluetooth-enabled speaker or set of headphones (sold separately). In addition to support for the standard SBC Bluetooth codec, the BDP-S6700 supports Apple's AAC codec and Sony's LDAC codec. With LDAC technology you can stream without compromising on quality, up to 3x the bandwidth of regular Bluetooth.

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small size, it will fit as a smart replacement for the dumb player in our RV [ Richard  Oct 03, 2018 ]
I chose this because it is a Sony and the price. But most of all it has a Bluethooth. [ H  Oct 03, 2018 ]
my Dad recommended [ Julie  Oct 01, 2018 ]
Right price for an interim DVD player with HDMI output to connect to 4K TV. Wifi, Bluetooth, USB,and Dvd formats led to choosing this over the cheaper basic player. [ Suzanne  Sep 30, 2018 ]
the price was great and I trust Sony products [ claudio  Sep 27, 2018 ]
Has all the features I need for a basic Blu-ray player. TV isn't 4K, this player will be adequate. Besides, it can upscale to 4K, for someday when I have a more modern TV. Great pricing. [ Peggy  Sep 25, 2018 ]
small size (for RV), controlled via phone [ J  Sep 24, 2018 ]
Crutchfield team liked it why should I? [ David  Aug 28, 2018 ]
Wanted inexpensive, but quality DVD player for room in which I plan to do Yoga exercises with guidance from DVD. I own an OPPO DVD player, but it is installed in another room. [ Paul  Aug 24, 2018 ]
All of the descriptions stat each product is the best, but the reviews and opinions influenced me to make this purchase. [ GARY  Aug 22, 2018 ]
I chose this unit because I think the sony brand is pretty solid and the reviews seemed pretty positive. Ultimately it came down to cost, it seemed like a reasonable price for a device that didn't have super cutting edge tech. [ Paul  Aug 16, 2018 ]
Lowest price 3D capable Blu-Ray player I could find! [ DENNIS  Aug 15, 2018 ]
Bluetooth capable, quality, and reliability of Sony products [ Steve  Aug 02, 2018 ]
I have the Sony BDP-S6700 already for an existing 4K HDTV. I like the performance and streaming options. This is a very good mid-level player. I have a new 4K so I wanted to make sure I had a good blu ray player for it. [ Steve  Jul 25, 2018 ]
60 day warranty [ sandy  Jul 23, 2018 ]
I read the ratings and customer comments, plus crutchfield always has the information needed to buy the best for the bucks. [ TERRY J  Jul 22, 2018 ]
BECAUSE [ steven  Jul 01, 2018 ]
the capabilities are perfect for what i needed. [ david  Jun 05, 2018 ]
I like Sony and we need a DVD player for our new TV [ David  May 31, 2018 ]
Quick replacement for what I had! [ Michael  May 16, 2018 ]
Needed a dvd player with wifi and the price was perfect. We still have an old tv circa 2007 Aquos and the picture is still really good. No need for a smart television just yet when i can stream with a dvd box. makes sense, right? [ Daniel  May 02, 2018 ]
The Sony BDP-S6700 has many features that more expensive players lack. [ M  Apr 24, 2018 ]
Price and features [ ERIC  Apr 23, 2018 ]
Have one already. Works really well. Great picture and great value! [ Jonathan  Apr 17, 2018 ]
Have 1. Makes a good gift [ Ronnie  Apr 16, 2018 ]
Good Reviews and Good Price [ ROBERT  Apr 16, 2018 ]
Good reviews for the price. [ Kurt von  Mar 25, 2018 ]
My other BR player died. I don't need something like the Sony X800 I have on the main HT system. The S6700 has everything I need. [ Gary  Mar 24, 2018 ]
Price range, Brand loyalty [ MICHAEL  Mar 17, 2018 ]
Price point and item loyalty. I'm replacing and upgrading our Sony BDP-S1500 to improve Wi-Fi & Bluetooth capabillity. We only purchase from Crutchfield! [ Dana  Feb 17, 2018 ]
This item met my needs [ James B.  Feb 12, 2018 ]
Built in Blutooth [ Tommy  Jan 23, 2018 ]
Have an Ultra HD Sony player already and just need a nice one but not as nice for my bedroom. Plus I have all Sony products and like for everything to sync. [ Jamal  Jan 21, 2018 ]
I wanted Blu-ray plus SACD playback. [ Christopher  Jan 13, 2018 ]
Recommended by adviser. Also recommended an Arista Digital coaxial cable by you were out of stock. Went to ebay to get one there. [ John  Jan 13, 2018 ]
Great price for great product [ George  Jan 10, 2018 ]
Your advisor recommended it, so that is good for me thanks [ FRANK  Dec 26, 2017 ]
I LIKE THE SONY BRAND,IN PARTICULAR THIS PLAYER SEEMS TO BE VERY GOOD,AT A NICE PRICE, [ Lorenzo  Dec 24, 2017 ]
Good value for the price. [ M  Dec 14, 2017 ]
Excellent quality and good reviews. Sony TV's and stereo equipment have always been compatible with high end European electronics with a fraction of the cost. [ Chavez  Nov 28, 2017 ]
It had the features I wanted and Max said it was a good choice. [ Mark  Nov 28, 2017 ]
A great combination of 4K upscaling, WiFi and Bluetooth in one unit. [ RICHARD M  Nov 25, 2017 ]
Have a few 3D movies.TV can convert regular DVD but blue ray will not play 3D disc cause it cant read 3D.Decided to acquire player with 3D function. [ Yvonne  Nov 24, 2017 ]
Quality and value of product; Crutchfield support. [ Tina  Nov 24, 2017 ]
Nice functions and good price! [ Don  Nov 22, 2017 ]
right features, right price, Crutchfield [ Gerald  Nov 22, 2017 ]
Because of the bluetooth. [ JEAN  Nov 18, 2017 ]
I chose this because of its application and compact size for a yacht. I have both standard definition and blu-ray discs that I want to play on a Sony Bravia HD TV, so the upscaling is a nice feature for the standard-version discs. [ BRIAN W  Nov 12, 2017 ]
Unique size fits location perfectly. Sony's historical quality. [ KENNETH  Oct 14, 2017 ]
3-D Bluetooth [ MARITES  Oct 14, 2017 ]
the size works for what I've got [ Carl  Oct 09, 2017 ]
Features, Price and reputation. [ Frank  Sep 26, 2017 ]
The features were similar to the BDP-S3700, but the S6700 supports SACD. I probably have a SACD disc in my collection (I have over 500 CDs) and wanted to be able to play that format. So I chose the S6700. [ Thomas  Sep 19, 2017 ]
Price & past history with Sony products & Crutchfield service & products. [ Barry  Sep 18, 2017 ]
Price mainly [ Christopher  Sep 06, 2017 ]
I've been waiting to find a Sony Blu-ray player with these features at a good price. Crutchfield's Labor Day sale did it for me. [ ERNEST  Aug 30, 2017 ]
I have a Sony Bravia TV [ Roy L.  Aug 28, 2017 ]
Quality and Performance [ Michael  Aug 23, 2017 ]
Good price [ Daniel  Aug 22, 2017 ]
I have all Sony components... the LG that I had had quit working after 6 yrs. of faithful service... surviving much physical abuse of earthquakes and moving overseas....so no complaints about that one... I bought it overseas..so it was no compatible with regular DVDs made here for the US.. .so ... had to get one made for US DVDs and get the Sony...so there you have it... [ ARTHUR  Aug 20, 2017 ]
Technology. [ Sylvia  Aug 20, 2017 ]
Excellent price and features [ MICHAEL  Aug 19, 2017 ]
Supports SACD and 3D BluRay ... not many affordable choices that offer this. [ Brad  Aug 19, 2017 ]
Good price,feature equipped & compact size.Such a deal. [ RALPH  Aug 16, 2017 ]
Love the low price, been needing a new DVD player with 3D capabilities. [ David  Aug 15, 2017 ]
To give it to a friend! [ Alfred  Aug 14, 2017 ]
Our old Bluray player quit today. Went to Crutchfield and found exactly what we need. With Free Shipping. [ Hub  Aug 12, 2017 ]
Crutchfield support in case any issues. What swayed me was the Bluetooth capability for my kids to be able to watch Hulu and Netflix w wireless headphones so their mother and I can watch what we want in our room or sleep without telling them to "turn it down". [ Thomas  Aug 09, 2017 ]
Love the Blu-Ray player... integrates well with my Sony HDTV and my Denon Multimedia receiver. Replaces a Samsung unit that bricked on me and decided to try the Sony instead [ Stanley  Aug 09, 2017 ]
I needed to upgrade my old multi-zone receiver to meet today's new technology standards. Ryan and Chad helped me select the correct replacement receiver to meet those needs and answered every question I had. I won't purchase any electronic equipment from any other source. These folks know their stuff and won't steer you wrong! [ MARK  Jul 29, 2017 ]
To match with the Sony receiver. [ L  Jul 29, 2017 ]
reviewed as the best choice from researching [ AL  Jul 24, 2017 ]
I wanted a unit that would be considered more reliable. Reviews on Crutchfield combined with a favorable review by a leading consumer organization provides that confidence. I originally was considering a Samsung BD-J5700 or J5900. They are priced near the same or a bit less, but the Sony BDP-S6700 offers Bluetooth connectivity and 4K upscaling for a relatively small increase in cost (useful if I purchase a 4K TV before this unit dies). The Samsung model with such features is a bigger jump in cost. [ MARK  Jul 17, 2017 ]
Good value, trusted name, good reviews [ Garey  Jul 09, 2017 ]
I have always liked Sony products and having Sony TV And external Sony speaker system I hope the remotes will consolidate [ D  Jul 08, 2017 ]
Overall quality of Sony from past experience. This particular device has a number of features that should not become obsolete anytime in the near future. [ Rashad  Jul 08, 2017 ]
The reviews seemed quite favorable overall and Sony typically does a good job with their product line-up. I just needed a quality product for intermittent use on a secondary system without "breaking the bank" to get operational. [ Tim  Jul 05, 2017 ]
Ratings [ Scott  Jun 26, 2017 ]
Only one w/Bluetooth for under $100 and good ratings don't hurt. [ D  Jun 25, 2017 ]
Reasons: 1) have Sony 4k TV and this unit upscales 1080p DVDs to my TV's 4k picture 2) TV and player are both Sony, so theoretically less compatibility issues 3) unit has remote control 4) unit has Ethernet port, hopefully will allow easier firmware updates and app downloads 5) Sony quality (last but not least) [ Phillip  Jun 25, 2017 ]
My older Blue Ray Player has started to fail and this SONY Model has the blue tooth and 4K upgrade at a very good price [ William  Jun 24, 2017 ]
Wanted a player to connect wirelessly to a Sony Wireless TV, hopefully to reduce compatibly issues [ Michael  Jun 23, 2017 ]
Sony is very dependable. Pricing and reviews. Crutchfield always stands behind the products they sell and customer service is outstanding. [ JOSEPH  Jun 23, 2017 ]
Good luck with Sony in the past good price and shipping [ JACOB  Jun 20, 2017 ]
For new 4K TV. [ D  Jun 18, 2017 ]
Price and reliability [ Jasmeet  Jun 15, 2017 ]
samsung blu ray player stopped playing blu rays, read all bad comments about present samsung players, thought it was time to try a different brand, read all good reviews about sony, so i will give it a try [ James Theodore  Jun 05, 2017 ]
On sale. Good experience with Sony in the past. [ I  May 15, 2017 ]
Good reviews on wifi, blue tooth audio, will easily integrate with my sony TV remote [ JEFFREY  May 15, 2017 ]
checked up on 2017 reviews..considered used or refurbished prices..Amazon..Walmart..typical others..your free shipping and no tax, cool! [ Robert  May 10, 2017 ]
Moved the PS3 to our vacation home, so wanted a CD/DVD/Blueray player at home. With these units very inexpensive, I felt it OK to spend the extra dollars to upgrade to a unit which had both wifi and bluetooth capabilities. [ LARRY  Apr 07, 2017 ]
highly recommended, and Crutchfield had the best price [ David  Mar 15, 2017 ]
4K upscaling and 3D capability units are typically better quality than standard blu ray units. [ Mr.  Mar 14, 2017 ]
Great reviews, nice price break, 4K upscaling for my UHDTV. [ Mike D  Mar 09, 2017 ]
I always like Sony DVDs I still have the second generation blue ray DVD player and it still plays good [ FRANK N  Mar 07, 2017 ]
Quality [ Miller Meiers  Feb 28, 2017 ]
Update DVD player [ Cecil  Feb 14, 2017 ]
Have Sony TV [ Charmaine  Jan 31, 2017 ]
I Needed a Blu Ray Player that also had WiFi. I have a very capable Samsung TV. But it' a little older & did not come with Wireless connectivity. [ Paul  Jan 17, 2017 ]
4k upscaling and prior satisfaction with Sony products [ David  Jan 06, 2017 ]
Your review and sony reputation. [ Thomas  Dec 30, 2016 ]
I liked the price and the technical specs. Besides that, I have worked with Rick recently on some other audio equip. Didn't buy then, this makes up for that time! Right Rick? Have a Merry Christmas & a safe and Happy New Year. Now you can hurry up and get that thing here. !!!!!!! [ J  Dec 23, 2016 ]
It will work for my needs and it will replace my old Sony Blue-Ray DVD and Roku unit at a good price. [ Justin  Dec 22, 2016 ]
Best bang for the buck while I wait for true 4K to come down in price [ Dave  Dec 16, 2016 ]
Free shipping and no tax, no-brainer! Website is really well built, and intuitive. First time buying from Crutchfield, but very pleasant experience. [ Miguel  Dec 14, 2016 ]
Brand and price. [ Robert  Dec 08, 2016 ]
Sony brand and Crutchfield website and quality customer service [ Dimiter  Nov 27, 2016 ]
Reviews [ David  Nov 26, 2016 ]
Plays SACD [ John  Nov 19, 2016 ]
Good reviews. [ Ricky  Nov 04, 2016 ]
According to my research, the Sony BDP-S6700 is the best feature packed Blu-Ray player for the price (on sale for $119). [ Alan  Nov 03, 2016 ]
Chose the Sony BDP-S6700 player to go with Sony Bravia XBR-55X850D 4K TV for the upscaling feature for my Blu-ray and DVD movie collection. I don't plan to purchase 4K content whenever is comes out to replace my current movie library about 400 movies. Reviews on various online sites say this is a good player to buy and the price is right. [ Leon  Sep 19, 2016 ]
Features and quality for the price, on sale. Recommended by advisor. [ R  Sep 10, 2016 ]
middle priced of Sony units. Was unhappy with previous Samsung unit. Features of higher priced units did not seem to justify the added expense for me. [ Ken  Sep 02, 2016 ]
Crutchfield backing, fast delivery warranty of product. [ Wayne  Aug 25, 2016 ]
Bluetooth audio [ MARC  Aug 17, 2016 ]
I hope to use the Bluetooth feature on this blue ray player. [ Johnny  Jul 25, 2016 ]
recommended. features sony name [ Jonathan  Jul 12, 2016 ]
Setting up 2nd home theater on a budget [ JAMES E  Jul 07, 2016 ]
I needed a blu ray disk player and I have a Sony now. [ Francis  Jun 18, 2016 ]
Upgrading 1080p bluray. Reviews say its the best 3D 4k upscalling player. [ Richie  Jun 14, 2016 ]
Compact unit with attractive design that can play older DVDs as well as stream movies from Netflix. Simple remote. Previous experiences with user interfaces for Sony products very good - simple and visually appealing. Previously purchased Sony products have proven to be durable and useful with excellent value for money spent. [ SCOTT  Jun 04, 2016 ]

8 questions already asked

not sure have not tried [ KEITH A  Jan 06, 2018 ]
I have no idea,and have never used this method when using this equipment [ JOHN H  Dec 30, 2017 ]
No [ Frank  Dec 27, 2017 ]
Never tried this option. But searching and navegating didn't found a clue. [ ISRAEL  Dec 27, 2017 ]
No. It does not have a tv tuner built in. It does connect to your tv via HDMI. It also connects to the internet and can receive streaming from a huge number of sources. It also has DNLA capabilities so you can connect to a home network (we play all of our music and videos through this feature using the Serviio app). [ Charles  Nov 28, 2017 ]
It's does not have TV tuner. [ ISRAEL  Nov 27, 2017 ]
No [ Melissa  Nov 27, 2017 ]
It will but you will need a A/V THX and DTS. Mine is an Onkyo. [ JAMES S  Feb 28, 2017 ]
Sorry i can not answer only used it once [ RAYMOND  Feb 28, 2017 ]
It's handles Dolby True HD and DTS HD Master Audio of course, as well as MP3, AAC, WAV, FLAC, ALAC and DSD. On the video side you can play MKV, WMV and AVCHD via WI-FI and USB. [ ISRAEL  Feb 28, 2017 ]
the player will work with any player with dts input on the receiver . [ james  Feb 28, 2017 ]
No personal experience. But from DTS: Fully backward-compatible with existing DTS bitstreams, the newest iteration of DTS:X will also incorporate height channels. In comparison, Dolby Atmos and the last version of Dolby Pro Logic IIz also include height channels. It sound like the decoding is in the receiver and this should pass it through hdmi. You might need to just try it out. I doubt you will find any definitive answer anywhere [ BRIAN  Feb 28, 2017 ]
Nop! The sony BDP-6700 Does not hook to surround sound, but the sony BDO-S6500 WILL [ ISRAEL  Dec 05, 2016 ]
I have mine running into an LG 3D TV and that goes into a soundbar but I'm sure if you have a compatible receiver you can run the Sony BDP-S6700 into it and then out to surround sound - hope that helps! [ Neal  Dec 05, 2016 ]
I think any DVD/Blu-ray player would "hook to a surround sound system. " can you be more specific about what your concerns are? [ Hugh  Dec 04, 2016 ]
Yes. Connect a high-speed HDMI cable from the BDP-6700 to your AV receiver and then, from your AV receiver, run a second HDMI cable to your TV. If using an audio only surround receiver, you can connect the BDP-6700 to it via a coax digital cable while sending the video to your TV directly over the HDMI cable. You will need to set the appropriate menu items on all three components (BDP-6700, AV (or A) receiver, and TV) to reflect the setup that you are using. [ Charles  Dec 03, 2016 ]
Sorry. Don't know. Crutchfield's Tech advisors should be able to answer this. [ GALE  Dec 03, 2016 ]
Absolutely [ WILLIAM  Dec 03, 2016 ]
It has an HDMI out. That plugs into any HDMI input on a surround sound recieiver. It will send whatever audio program that is encoded on whatever DVD or blue ray disc in the player. I use 5.1 surround, both DTS and Dolby digital discs on this player. HDMI contains both high definition video and surround sound audio in the same cable. Hope this helps. [ BRIAN  Dec 03, 2016 ]
I'm not sure about the tv; although, it makes sense because I cam connect my Bose wireless to the Sony 6700 and my Denon receiver. [ Donn  Oct 28, 2016 ]
I am not the most tech sophisticated person, Gary. With the help of others, however, I have multiple products connected to older TV's and everything works just great! Using an HDMI cord with multiple connections that I got quite inexpensively. Gale [ GALE  Oct 28, 2016 ]
Country of origin is listed as Malaysia. [ Kenny  Aug 20, 2016 ]  Staff
I have been able to connect both my blue tooth headphones and my blue tooth speaker to the BDP-6700 (although not at the same time). I have been unable to get the blue tooth to connect the other way: that is, I cannot get my smart phone to broadcast to the BDP-6700 via blue tooth - but using Miracast, I am able to play content from my smart phone through the BDP-6700. [ Charles  Dec 03, 2016 ]
I HAVE NOT TRIED TO USE EITHER ONE. MY SPEAKERS ARE WIRED THROUGH A DENON RECEIVER 2200. I HAVE NOT TRIED THE BLUETOOTH HEADPHONES. I AM SORRY THAT I AM UNABLE TO ANSWER THE QUESTION. [ Donn  May 16, 2016 ]
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