OPPO Reveals World's First Universal DVD Player with 7.1ch Audio and 1080p Up -Conversion

The OPPO DV-980H is the world's first to offer 7.1-channel audio output and 1080p video up-conversion in a DVD player. 7.1-channel audio output with Dolby Digital Surround EX decoding creates a spacious ambience for DVD video.

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIF. August 7, 2007 - OPPO Digital (www.oppodigital.com), a renowned leader in up -converting DVD players, announced the DV -980H, the latest universal DVD player in their impressive award -winning collection. The OPPO DV -980H is the world's first to offer 7.1 -channel audio output and 1080p video up -conversion in a DVD player. 7.1 -channel audio output with Dolby Digital Surround EX decoding creates a spacious ambience for DVD video. OPPO's advanced up -conversion technology allows standard DVDs to look their best on high definition TVs with 1080p "Full HD" clarity. Priced at just $169, the DV -980H delivers spectacular picture and engrossing sound for today's home theaters.




Continuing the OPPO tradition of extraordinary audio/video performance and immense value,
OPPO designed the DV -980H with a focus on sound and picture quality. Taking inputs from audiovisual enthusiasts and world -famous high fidelity audio equipment partner companies, OPPO refined the audio portion of the DV -980H for precision rendering from Super Audio CD, DVD -Audio, HDCD and regular CDs. Powered by OPPO's expertise in video processing, the DV -980H delivers gorgeous picture with more depth, detail and smoother motion.

"OPPO is known for making quality DVD players that everyone can afford and enjoy, and we've done it again with the DV -980H," said Jason Liao, vice -president of product development at OPPO Digital. "Users can put their worry about the HD -DVD/Blu -Ray battle behind. Instead, they can appreciate their music and DVD collections at a whole new level with an OPPO player."

The DV -980H is among the very few players available today with an HDMI 1.2a output. To bring the best DVD experience to flat -panel and high -definition TVs, the DV -980H offers multiple high definition output formats, including 1080p/1080i/720p/480p/480i. As an ideal source component for the latest audio/video receivers with HDMI, the DV -980H stands out from competing products by featuring PCM and DSD multi -channel high resolution audio through its HDMI 1.2a output for DVD -Audio and SACD. Its convenient USB 2.0 port, high resolution photo slide show capability and DivX playback function opens the home theater to digital cameras, portable audio players, computers, and contents downloaded from the Internet.

Featuring a classic and stylish design, the OPPO DV -980H is compatible with DVD -Audio/Video, SACD, DivX, WMV9, WMA, Kodak Picture CD, as well as many other formats. Matched with OPPO's unrivaled customer service, the DV -980H is an audiovisual enthusiasts' dream come true. Enjoy remarkable video, picture, and music playback, and prepare yourself to uncover the treasures that were once hidden in your home theater.

The OPPO DV -980H is available directly at www.oppodigital.com and authorized resellers.


About OPPO Digital, Inc.
Based in the heart of Silicon Valley, award -winning OPPO Digital, Inc. manufactures and markets high quality digital electronics that deliver style, innovation, value, and performance to A/V enthusiasts and savvy consumers alike. The company's leading R&D, high -performance products, and strong customer focus distinguish it from traditional consumer -electronics brands.

More information can be found online at www.oppodigital.com.

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