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Why buy something when you can build your own version of it? Sure, it might be more convenient to purchase this Samsung Blu-ray player with apps that works right out of the box, but that wouldn't be nearly as satisfying as constructing your own!

Building a homemade Blu-ray player is easy: All you need is (1) a degree in electrical engineering, (2) a thorough understanding of parts manufacture and sourcing, (3) an industrial designer, (4) patience, and (5) several hundred thousand dollars.

​Step one: familiarize yourself with the conceptual and practical aspects of basic electronic engineering, optics (for the Blu-ray itself) and software development (even basic Blu-ray players require thousands of lines of code). Set aside some time for this step (3-4 decades) as the accumulated knowledge required to build even a "simple" home electronic device is staggering.

Step two: Build a solid relationship with a Chinese electronic manufacturer. Sure, you're going to design this player but you're going to need someone to put it together for you. Pro tip: Bribery of Chinese government officials is standard business practice. Don't be stingy or your factory might experience some "unfortunate accidents."

Step three: Hire an industrial designer. Better yet, hire a manager to run your design team. Make sure to hire someone who keeps the culture of your company intact and shares your vision for the future of Blu-ray technology. Did we mention you're in charge of a company now?

Step four: Take a breather! You've been working hard and have abandoned a regular life in favor of building your own Blu-ray player.

Step five: Rustle up at least $750,000 to get things off the ground. Now that everything's lined up for production, you're going to need to find some investors who are willing to throw down some serious cash on your project. This is probably the most difficult step, as by the time you've figured out how to construct a Blu-ray player the technology will almost certainly be defunct.

Step six: Enjoy the satisfaction of a job well done!

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Features

  • Stream your favorite content from 5 content partners: Netflix, CinemaNow®, YouTube™, VUDU™ and Pandora
  • Samsung’s AllShare lets you sync up many of your DLNA-enabled digital devices so you can access music, movies and photos right on your Samsung TV screen. Files on your PC, camera and mobile devices can wirelessly and effortlessly be available right on your TV
  • With built-in Wi-Fi, no additional cables or wires are needed to connect to your wireless home network. You can wirelessly access Samsung Apps or other Smart Blu-ray features with ease
  • Anynet+ is an AV network system to automatically control compatible AV devices. 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
  • Dolby TRUE HD Digital Plus delivers high-definition sound that’s just as stunning as your TV’s HD picture. With advanced lossless multi-channel audio codec technology, you’ll be immersed in sound that’s identical to the studio master recording

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Specs

Specifications:
Resolution Supported: 1080p, 1080i, 720p, 480i, 480p
Audio Technology: Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, TrueHD, DTS Surround, DTS-HD Bitstream
Entertainment Services: Netflix, CinemaNow®, YouTube™, VUDU™, Pandora
Built-in Wi-Fi: Yes
Special Features: AllShare, Anynet+
Playback Formats: H.264, MPEG 2/4, MKV, HD JPEG , WMV (1/2/3/7/9), AVCHD, MP3, WMA
Playback Media: BD, DVD, DVD±R, DVD±RW, CD-DA, CD-R, CD-RW
Video Upscale (DVD): Yes
Input/Output:
HDMI: 1
USB 2.0: 1
Physical:
Dimensions: 10.6"(W) x 1.6"(H) x 7.6"(D)
Weight: 2.2 lbs

 

In the box:

  • Samsung BD-E5400C Blu-ray Player with Apps & Wi-Fi
  • Remote Control
  • User Manual

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