Sylvania NB501SL9 Blu-ray Disc Player - NB501SL9

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Product Overview

Enjoy high-definition movies on your HDTV with this Sylvania NB-501SL9 Blu-ray DVD Player. The NB-501SL9 delivers greatly enhanced video performance with standard DVDs by upconverting their video resolution to HDTV-compliant 720p, 1080i or 1080p via the HDMI interface, adding a new layer of realism to your old favorites. This player also supports a wide variety of disc formats, BD Video, BD-RE, BD-R, DVD-R/RW, CD-R/RW, Auido CD and more.

Full high-definition video playback

Watch movies in the highest picture quality available for your HDTV. This unit offers full high-definition video playback up to 1080p resolution for an amazing viewing experience. A highly detailed picture and increased sharpness delivers a more true-to-life picture.

Upconvert DVD for enhanced picture quality

Your current DVD will look even better than before thanks to video upconversion. Upconversion will increase the resolution of standard definition DVD to high definition up to 1080p over an HDMI connection. The picture will be less jagged and more realistic for a near high-definition experience.

Enjoy your content on different kinds of media

Full backwards compatibility with DVD, CD ensures that you can continue to enjoy your current audio-video collection. Additionally, you can view JPEG.

Listen to the rich multi-channel surround sound

Multi-channel surround sound, which realizes real-to-life sound and makes you feel that you are really there.

Easy and simple connection to your HDTV via HDMI

Connect this unit to your HDTV with one single HDMI (high definition multimedia interface) cable. It is recommended to use High Speed HDMI Cable for better compatibility. The high definition video output signal will be transferred to your HDTV without conversion to analogue signals, so you will get an excellent picture and sound quality, completely free from noise. Thanks to other multiple outputs, you can also easily connect to your home theater system or amplifier.


Some BD-video have the PIP (picture-in-picture) function which enables you to display the secondary video in the primary video. You can call up the secondary video by pressing [PIP] whenever the scene contains the secondary video.

Pop-up menu

Some BD-video have pop-up menu which is a navigation menu that can be called up and be operated on the TV screen without interrupting the playback. You can call up the pop-up menu by pressing [POP MENU / MENU]. Contents in the pop-up menu vary depending on the disc.

HDMI Deep Color

Deep Color reduces the posterization effect of the playback image.

HDMI 1080p / fps output (BD only)

This unit is equipped with the feature which can provide the smooth movement in the playback of film originated material with the frame rate of 24 frames per second with progressive. (Available only when the TV is connected by an HDMI cable and compatible with 1080p24 frame input.)

Playing back the contents in SD Memory Card

You can play back JPEG stored in an SD Memory Card. You can store picture-in-picture commentary, subtitles or other extras for BD-ROM Profile 1 ver.1.1 files in an SD Memory Card and play back with the BD-video.


Manufacturer Sylvania
Mfg Part# NB501SL9
SKU 208341730
UPC 053818671337
UPC 14 00053818671337
Plays BD Video, BD-RE (Signal/Dual), BD-R (Signal/Dual), DVD Video, DVD-R/RW, CD-R/RW, Audio CD, DTS-CD, HD JPEG.
Profile 1.1 picture-in-picture option
HDMI Full-HD 1080p resolution with 24p / 60p Output fps
HDMI 1080p Up-conversion Output
Progressive Scan Video Output
HDMI ver. 1.3 support
Deep Color Processing
HDMI Auido Output
Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Digital Lossless, Dolby TrueHD, DTS, DTS HD, Linear PCM
Advanced User Interface
Screen Saver
Virtual Surround System
FL (Fluorescent) Display
Trilingual On Screen Display (English / Spanish / French)
Parental Lock
Remote Control
Video Output: 1 set
Component Video Out: 1 set
HDMI Output: 1 set
Audio Output (L + R): 1 set
Digital Audio Output(Coaxial): 1 set
Weight & Dimension
Dimensions (WxHxD): 17.2x2.8x13.9 inch (435x70x351mm)
Weight: 9.1 lbs (4.1 kg)
Tech Specs
SYLVANIA NB501SL9 Blu Ray/DVD PlayerSignal system: NTSC color Power requirements: 120V AC, 60Hz Power consumption: 30W standby: 0.8W Operating temperature: 41Degree F / 5 Degree C to 104 Degree F / 40 Degree C Operating humidity: Less than 80 Percent no condensation Terminals Audio output Analog: RCA jack x 2 L/R: 2Vrms output impedance: more than 1k. Video output: RCA jack x 1 1Vp-p /75. Component video output: RCA jack x 3 Y: 1Vp-p 75. PB/CB: 700mVp-p /75. PR/CR: 700mVp-p 75. Audio output Digital: RCA jack x 1 500mVp-p 75. HDMI output: HDMI jack x 1 Video: 480p, 720p, 1080i, 1080p, 1080p24 / AudioPart Number: NB501SL9
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