DN-500BD MKII

Blu-Ray, DVD and CD/SD/USB Player


DENON PROFESSIONAL’S VERSATILE DN-500BDMKII BLU-RAY PLAYER

The Denon Professional DN-500BDMKII Blu-ray disc and media player is a compact, high performance unit that handles all popular optical video and audio CD playback formats for unrivaled capability from a single disc playback device. For even more versatility, front-loading SD and USB ports deliver access to video, audio and picture files such as AVI, MOV, MP4, MP3, WAV, FLAC, GIF, JPEG, PNG, and more.

The DN-500BDMKII offers a tremendous amount of performance and flexibility in a space-saving single rack unit (1RU) chassis. It provides the wide range of connection and control capabilities that are essential to the professional user, making it ideal for use in corporate A/V, education, theaters, house of worship, and more. These include RS-232C and IP controllability and XLR balanced audio outputs. The DN-500BD also has discrete 7.1 channel analog outputs for simple connection to powered speakers or signal management devices.

The Denon Professional DN-500BDMKII will play virtually every Blu-ray, DVD, and audio CD format, making it easy to utilize multiple disc formats within a system. Supported formats include BD25, BD50, BD-RE, DVD, DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD-R, DVD-RW and Audio CD (CD-R, CD-RW), DTS Music Disc, and HDCD. Using the built-in LAN port, users may optionally access additional content via BD Live.

In addition to its extremely high performance and wide range of format playback capabilities, the DN-500BDMKII anticipates your requirements and operational patterns by providing features that maximize the unit’s ease of use.

The Denon Professional DN-500BDMKII combines no-compromise performance, wide-ranging connection and control capability, and compatibility with virtually every disc and digital file format there is—all in a compact single rack space unit. Its unique combination of performance, versatility and compact size is ideally suited to the professional user.

  • Plays Blu-Ray, DVD, CD and files from SD/USB media
  • Supported Blu-Ray disc formats: BD25, BD50, BD-RE, BD-ROM and BD-R
  • Supported DVD formats: DVD, DVD+R, DVD+RW and DVD-RW
  • Supported audio disc formats: CD, CD-R, CD-RW, DTS Music Disc (DTS Audio CD, 5.1 Music Disc), HDCD, Super Video CD (SVCD) and Video CD (VCD)
  • SD/USB supported video, audio and picture file formats: .3gp, .asf, .avi, .dat, .divx, .mkv, .mov, .mp4, .mpg, .m2ts, .ogm, .rmvb, .tp, .ts, .wmv, .ass, .smi, .srt, .ssa, .sub, .ape, .flac, .m4a (AAC), .mp3, .wav, .gif, .jpg (or .jpeg) and .png
  • USB/SD file systems: FAT16, FAT32 and NTFS
  • Discrete 7.1ch analog audio output
  • XLR balanced audio output
  • RS-232C and IP control capability
  • Power-on Play button eliminates extra steps, and provides simplified, ultra-fast startup
  • Panel lock and IR remote lock functions prevent unwanted or accidental operation
  • Improved, easy-to-read OLED display
  • OSD (On Screen Display) hiding mode eliminates unwanted menu items and disc transport icons
  • Transport controls located conveniently on the front panel
  • Repeat mode offers an uninterrupted playback loop
  • Occupies only a single rack space (1RU)
  • Digital System
    • System
      • Digital media player (Blu-ray Disc, DVD, CD, SD, USB device [mass storage class]) AVCHD playback format

    • Supported Disc Formats
      • Blu-ray Disc: BD25, BD50, BD-ROM, BD-R, BD-RE
        • BD25, BD50, BD-ROM, BD-R, BD-RE

      • DVD:
        • DVD, DVD+R, DVD-R, DVD+RW, DVD-RW

      • CD:
        • CD, CD-R, CD-RW, DTS Music Disc (DTS Audio CD, 5.1 Music Disc), HDCD, Super Video CD (SVCD), Video CD (VCD)


    • Supported File Formats
      • Video:
        • .3gp, .asf, .avi, .dat, .divx, .mkv, .mov, .mp4, .mpg, .m2ts, .ogm, .rmvb, .tp, .ts, .wmv

      • Subtitles:
        • .ass, .smi, .srt, .ssa, .sub

      • Audio:
        • .ape, .flac, .m4a (AAC), .mp3, .wav, .wma

      • Picture:
        • .gif, .jpg (or .jpeg), .png


    • Supported File Systems
      • FAT16, FAT32, NTFS
      • SD card with 128GB total capacity
      • USB drive (mass storage class) with 2 TB total capacity

    • Video
      • Resolutions
        • Auto, 480i/576i, 480p/576p, 720p, 1080i, 1080p

      • Aspect Ratios
        • 16:9 Full, 16:9 Normal, 4:3 Pan & Scan, 4:3 Letterbox

      • System
        • NTSC, PAL, Multi (if supported by TV)

      • HDMI Color Space: 4
        • RGB PC Level, RGB Video Level, YCbCr (4:4:4), YCbCr 4:2:2


    • Decoding
      • Video:
        • DivX 3, 4, 5, 6; DivX HD; MPEG-1; MPEG-2; MPEG-4; MPEG-4 AVC (H.264); VC-1 (Windows Media Video); Xvid

      • Audio:
        • AAC; Dolby Digital; Dolby Digital Plus; Dolby TrueHD; DTS Digital Surround; DTS-HD; WMA


    • Audio
      • Analog Outputs
        • Output Level (balanced XLR):
          • +4 dBu = +1.786 dBV

        • Output Level (unbalanced RCA):
          • +6 dBV


      • Digital Output
        • Output Level (coaxial):
          • 0.5V, 75Ω

        • Signal Format:
          • AES/EBU


      • Surround Audio
        • DTS-Master Audio, DTS-HD High Resolution Audio, DTS Digital Surround, Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Digital (AC-3), Dolby Digital Plus (7.1ch)

      • Frequency Response:
        • 20 Hz – 20 kHz (+0.5 dB)

      • Signal-to-Noise Ratio:
        • > 100 dB (A-weighted)

      • Total Harmonic Distortion:
        • < 0.05%

      • Dynamic Range:
        • > 100 dB (A-weighted)

      • Headroom:
        • 6 dB

      • Channel Separation:
        • > 90 dB


    • Outputs
      • (2) XLR audio outputs (L/R, balanced)
      • (2) RCA audio outputs (L/R, unbalanced)
      • (8) RCA audio outputs (7.1 surround sound)
      • (1) Coaxial digital audio/visual output
      • (1) HDMI audio/visual output
      • (1) RJ-45 LAN port
      • (1) 9-pin D-Sub female RS-232C port
      • (1) IEC power connection

    • Communication
      • Remote Control
        • Infrared protocol, > 200 mV transmission output level

      • Serial Remote
        • Connector:
          • 9-pin D-Sub female, RS-232C

        • Mode:
          • Full duplex

        • Baud Rate:
          • 9600 or 38400 bps (selectable)


      • Ethernet
        • Connector:
          • LAN port

        • Standards:
          • Ethernet (10 Mbps), Fast Ethernet (100 Mbps)


      • Environmental Conditions
        • Operating temperature:
          • 41 – 95 °F (5 – 35 °C)

        • Operating humidity:
          • 25 – 85%, no condensation


      • General
        • Power
          • Connection:
            • IEC

          • Requirement:
            • 100–240 VAC, 50/60 Hz

          • Consumption:
            • 15 W typical, < 0.5 W standby


        • Dimensions (width x depth x height, with rack ears)
          • 19.00” x 10.75” x 1.73” (483 mm x 273 mm x 44 mm)

        • Weight (with rack ears)
          • 5.9 lbs. (2.7 kg)




Extron IP Link Compatible: Extron has developed and tested an IP Link driver for this product. Using IP Link technology, this device can be monitored, controlled and supported over a standard Ethernet network. In order to enable IP Link network connectivity and control, you must install and configure an IP Link-enabled device such as a MediaLink controller or IP Link Ethernet control interface. For more information, please see www.extron.com/driverdownloads.

  • DN-500BDMKII
  • IEC power cable
  • Remote control unit
  • Rack ears and screws
  • User guide
  • Safety and warranty manual