The LG BD690 3D Blu-ray Disc Player w/ Wi-Fi is a flagship disc player that supports 3D playback in full HD 1080p resolution as well as home networking and online connectivity with a 250GB built-in HDD (hard disk drive).
The BD690 is fully capable of supporting Blu-ray 3D discs in full HD 1080p (1,080 lines of vertical resolution) scanned progressively for stunningly clear, crisp visual images that will draw you into the action of your favorite entertainment. This player even upscales your standard DVDs to near-HD quality (up to 1080p) for those of us who don't have a huge collection of Blu-rays yet.
It also features integrated Wi-Fi capability, so you can connect to your home network Internet connection to open the door to loads of online content. With SmartTV, you can get access to customizable apps and stream from services like Netflix and Pandora internet radio, as well as Accuweather. This player supports BD Live 2.0 so you can download extras from the internet like chats, games and quizzes to add an interactive edge to your entertainment experience.
If you're wondering where you're going to put all of this additional content, don't worry. The BD690 has a built-in 250GB HDD to store your music, photos and videos and Video On Demand content purchased from VUDU. It can hold up to 250 hours of standard format videos, so you'll be entertained for awhile.
If you download the LG Remote App to your compatible SmartPhone, you can control everything at the touch of a button. Put a movie on, control the volume and even search for content online in between taking phone calls and texting.
This player supports Dolby TrueHD and DTS HD Master Audio for a more detailed, immersive sound field. These audio formats are included on many Blu-ray disks and offer 7.1 channels of lossless surround sound to enhance your viewing experience.
This unit is Wi-Fi Direct certified, meaning it can connect to other Wi-Fi devices without a hotspot. A DLNA certification means it shares photo, music and video files easily with other PCs or other devices in your home network that are also DLNA certified.
The BD690 expertly bridges the gap between a disc player and multimedia entertainment host, offering a slew of Internet connectivity options with internal storage for your favorite media. In addition to high quality audio and video support, it offers loads of online content when paired with an Internet connection.
Prepared for the Future
Your new BD690 is prepared to guide you into the future of home entertainment. It can deliver the wraparound visuals encoded on many Blu-ray discs to give you a fully immersive experience from your favorite movies. Take advantage of three-dimensional entertainment if you also have a 3D ready HDTV or home theater projector, 3D ready cable and 3D glasses (all accessories sold separately).
Full HD 1080p
The highest resolution Blu-ray discs are capable of producing is full HD 1080p (1,080 lines of vertical resolution) progressively scanned. With this player, you can experience your Blu-ray movies in high resolution for exceptional imaging.
This player has built-in Wi-Fi so you can connect easily to your network Internet connection. This way, you can start enjoying interactive BD Live features and online streaming.
Once you're online, you can get access to loads of additional content at your fingertips from the LG App Store, Netflix (with a subscription), VUDU, CinemaNow, YouTube, Pandora, Picasa, and even AccuWeather. This grants you access to movies, customizable apps, and videos through a user-friendly interface.
250GB HDD Media Library
The Media Library integrated hard drive allows for easy storage and instant playback of your music, personal photos, videos and Video On Demand (VOD) content purchased through the VUDU movie service. The 250GB internal hard drive stores up to 250 hours of standard format videos.
Wi-Fi Direct Certified
Your new BD690 is Wi-Fi Direct certified, allowing it to connect with other Wi-Fi devices. Wi-Fi Direct certified products can connect without joining a home, office or hotspot network. Connect with mobile phones, cameras, printers, PCs, and gaming devices to transfer content and share applications quickly and easily. Devices can make a one-to-one connection, or a group of several devices can connect simultaneously. The connection is protected by WPA2, the latest Wi-Fi security technology.
BD Live 2.0 w/ BONUSVIEW
After you're online you can also take advantage of BD Live 2.0 features. This lets you download extras from the Internet like games, chats and quizzes as well as previews for an interactive viewing experience. With BONUSVIEW, you can use the picture-in-picture display to watch entertainment simultaneously, like keeping tabs on the game while watching a movie.
SmartPhone LG Remote App
Transform your SmartPhone into a versatile remote control for your Blu-ray player by downloading the LG Remote App.
DVD Upscaling to 1080p
The BD-690 upscales your current DVD collection to 1080p resolution, so you can enjoy near-HD picture quality (up to 1080p via HDMI) without having to upgrade all your discs to Blu-ray.
Music and Video ID
With this service, you can access additional information about your music and videos like artist information and jacket art.
This player is DLNA certified so you can share files easily with other DLNA certified devices. This makes for seamless networking within your home, allowing you to display movie files, photos or music from PCs or NAS devices.
Advanced Dolby and DTS Codecs
This player has built-in decoding of high resolution audio formats that are encoded on many Blu-ray discs. It can support Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus and DTS. It also supports soundtracks mastered in Dolby TrueHD and HD Master Audio, which offer 7.1 channels of lossless surround sound to create a more realistic, immersive sound field.
Front Panel USB Port
A front-panel USB 2.0 port means you can pop in a USB flash drive to listen to MP3 music files or show JPEG photos. You can even display videos from your camcorder, since this player supports playback of DivX HD files.
With SimpLink you can easily set up and control all of your HDMI connected LG devices with just one remote.
Express Reaction Startup
This player features Express Reaction Startup, so you don't have to wait to start enjoying your favorite movies. Just pop in a Blu-ray or DVD from your collection and you're all set for the show.
| Video |
| System || NTSC |
| Region || Blu-ray: A |
| Progressive Scan || Yes, 1080p, 720p, 480p |
| HD Upconversion || Yes, 720p, 1080i, 1080p |
| Video D/A Converter || 162MHz/12-Bit |
| Audio |
| Dolby Digital/DTS Compatibility || DTS, DTS-HD Master Audio, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby TrueHD |
| Built-in Decoder || Yes |
| HDCD Decoding || No |
| Audio D/A Converter || 192kHz / 24Bit |
| LPCM || Yes |
| Virtual Surround || Yes |
| Bass Management || Not Specified By Manufacturer |
| Frequency Response || Not Specified By Manufacturer |
| Signal to Noise Ratio || 100 dB |
| Dynamic Range || Not Specified By Manufacturer |
| THD (Total Harmonic Distortion) || Not Specified By Manufacturer |
| THX Certified || No |
| A/V Playback Formats |
| Video || BD-R, BD-RE, BD-ROM, DVD, DVD-R, DVD-RW, Dual Disc (DVD + CD) |
| Audio || CD, CD-R, CD-RW |
| File Formats Supported || AVCHD, MKV, MPEG2, HP@ML, MPEG4 AVC, HP@L4.1, SMPTE VC1, AP@L3 |
| DivX Certified || No |
| Convenience |
| Digital Media Slot || No |
| Slow Motion Playback || Not Specified By Manufacturer |
| Frame-by-Frame Playback || Not Specified By Manufacturer |
| Bookmarking || Not Specified By Manufacturer |
| Zoom || Not Specified By Manufacturer |
| Network & Internet Multimedia |
| Network Access || Yes, Built-in Wi-Fi |
| BD-Live || Yes |
| Bonus View || Yes |
| Support for Streaming Services || Yes |
| Skype Ready || No |
| Mobile Device Control || Yes |
| DLNA Home Network Sharing || Yes |
| Input/Output Connectors |
| Analog || 1x 2-Channel Audio (RCA) |
1x Composite Video
1x Component Video
| Digital || 1x HDMI |
1x Digital Optical Audio
1x Digital Coaxial Audio
| Other || 1x Ethernet |
| General |
| Tray Type || Single Disc Horizontal |
| Remote || Yes |
| Power Requirements || 120 VAC, 60 Hz |
| Power Consumption || Operational: 19.86W |
| Operating/Storage Temperature || Not Specified By Manufacturer |
| Energy Star Compliant || Yes |
| Dimensions (WxHxD) || 16.9 x 2.3 x 9.8" / 429.26 x 58.42 x 248.92 mm |
| Weight || 6.6 lb / 2.99 kg |