Sun. Jul 3rd, 2022

Pioneer has announced an upcoming HDR10+ firmware update for its already highly-sought after UDP-LX800 and UDP-LX500 Universal Disc Players

HDR10+ is the latest version of the HDR (High Dynamic Range) format. Assuming you have the compatible TV or display, and AV Receiver, HDR10+ better realises the incredible dynamic luminance potential of Ultra HD Blu-ray discs.


“The current HDR10 format uses static metadata present on an Ultra HD Blu-ray disc to initially set brightness which then remains unchanged for the duration of the disc when it’s played back. 

HDR10+ improves on HDR because it uses dynamic tone-mapping metadata to allow brightness to be adjusted frame by frame. This results in much more dynamic looking, colourful and realistic HDR images, closer to the creator’s original vision.” Shelden Walker, General Manager of Powermove which distributes Pioneer in Australia.

The firmware update is expected to be available in early 2019.

For more info. Visit Pioneer.

3 thought on “Pioneer To Update It Blu-ray Players With HDR10+ Firmware”
  1. Do you think most 2017/18 Pioneer AVs will be able to be updated via Firmware as opposed to the need to purchase a new compatible model as was the case with DV?

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