Format Compatibility
The DPS-5.9 plays many popular disc formats: CD-R/RW, DVD±R/RW, and even your favorite MP3 & WMA CDs. The latter can contain up to 10 hours or more of music on a single disc, depending on the format. For added flexibility, JPG photo image CDs are also supported for slide shows displayed through your television.

Outstanding Audio Quality
With high-resolution digital-to-analog converters, which incorporate our exclusive Vector Linear Shaping Circuitry, you are guaranteed the superb audio quality your home theater deserves.

Superior Video
With up to 1080p upscaling, the DPS-5.9 has the power to produce stunning video images with increased dimensionality, maximizing the enjoyment of your DVD collection. It also features progressive scan with 2-3 pull-down processing which provides smoother video from film-based sources, a high-speed video DAC, and high quality BNC outputs for connection to plasma and projection displays.

Simple to Operate
An intuitive icon-based, on-screen display makes setup and operation very user-friendly. Enhanced front panel controls allow you to navigate the disc's menus even if you have misplaced the remote control. For added convenience, this preprogrammed remote may also be used to control your television.

Speaker Section
Disc Capacity Single
DVD Audio Decoding
SACD Decoding
Progressive Scan x
Dts®/Dolby®Digital/Digital Audio Output x
Built-In Decoder
Direct Digital Path x
VLSC (Vector Linear Shaping Circuitry) x
Audio DACs 192 kHz/24-Bit
Video DAC 54 MHz/10-Bit
2:3 Pulldown x
Video Circuit On/Off Control
Dynamic Range Control x
Video Black Level Control x
Digital Outputs 1 Optical/1 Coaxial/1 HDMI
Analog Audio Output 1
CD-R/Rw Playback Capability x
DVD-R/RW Playback Capability* x
Mp3 Playback x
WMA Playback x
JPG Playback x
Video CD Playback x
Mpeg Playback x
Component Output RCA & BNC
HDMI x (up to 1080p)
Firewire (IEEE 1394)
External Inputs
Built-in HD Scaler x (up to 1080p)
S-Video Output 2
Multichannel Output
Composite 2
Parallel Video Output
Passes Pluge Signals
Programmed Memory Playback x
8-Language Soundtrack Capability x
Dimmable Display 3-Mode
Bi-Directional Rs-232 Port x
IR In/Out 1/1
12v Trigger
Remote Control x
Power SupplyAC 120 V, 60 Hz
Power Consumption22 W
Audio Output
Single layer3.49 m/s
Dual layer3.84 m/s
48 kHz sampling4 Hz to 22 kHz
96 kHz sampling4 Hz to 44 kHz
Audio CD44.1 kHz sampling 4 Hz to 20 kHz
S/N Ratio (Digital Audio)106 dB
Audio Dynamic Range (Digital Audio)96 dB
Harmonic Distortion (Digital Audio @ 1 kHz)0.004%
Wow and FlutterBelow threshold of measurability
Video Output1.0 V p-p, 75 ohm, negative sync., pin jack x 1
S-Video Output(Y) 0.7 V p-p 75 ohm, (C) 0.286 V p-p 75 ohm, negative sync., Mini DIN 4-pin x 1
Component Signal Output(Y) 1.0 V p-p, 75 ohm, negative sync., pin jack x 1, (Pb)/(Pr) 0.7 V p-p, 75 ohm
Optical Audio- 22.5 dBm x 1
Digital Audio0.5 V p-p, 75 ohm, pin jack x 1
Analog Audio2.0 V RMS, 440 ohm, pin jack, pin jack (L, R) x 1
Dimensions (W x H x D)17 1/8 x 3 3/16 x 12 1/4
Weight8.2 lbs./3.7 kg
Supplied AccessoriesAudio/Video cable x 1, S-Video cable x 1, Remote control (RC-451DV)