Yamaha BD-S477 Blu-ray Disc™ Player Streams Video, Music, Game Content; Images from Mobile Devices

This model delivers a diverse world of entertainment and supports the popular Yamaha AV Controller App for Apple® iOS and Android™ smartphones and tablets.

Buena Park, Calif. August 27, 2014


Yamaha Corporation of America, AV Division, today introduced the BD-S477 Blu-ray Disc™ player, which delivers great audio and video quality from CDs, DVDs, and Blu-ray Discs, as well as a diverse world of streaming entertainment.

This powerful Blu-ray Disc player is able to stream video, music, game content and images from mobile devices, the Internet and other components. It also supports the popular Yamaha AV Controller App for Apple® iOS and Android™ devices that provides seamless control of the player.

The BD-S477 has built-in Wi-Fi and Miracast™, enabling users to directly stream content wirelessly from compatible smartphones and tablet devices to share with family and friends. This player also provides the ability to view digital images using Picasa Web Albums™.

"The BD-S477 combines high quality audio and video with wide connectivity and convenient control options," said Bob Goedken, general manager, AV Division, Yamaha Corporation of America. "It is a feature rich Blu-ray Disc player that improves a home entertainment system while staying within most home entertainment enthusiasts' budgets."

The BD-S477 complements the company's current line of AV receivers in styling and operation, including HDMI® CEC support that enables the player to be powered on and off and play discs at the touch of one of the SCENE buttons found on all Yamaha AV receivers.

With a direct USB connection via the player's front panel port, users are able to access content stored on portable devices and flash drives. This model is also DLNA Certified® and can wirelessly playback content from PCs and NAS devices. The BD-S477 offers a wide range of multimedia format compatibility and a complete list of these formats can be found at the link below.

For more information, please visit http://4wrd.it/YAMAHA_BD-S477.

Pricing and Availability

The Yamaha BD-S477 will be available in September for an MSRP of $229.95.

Featured Product

BDA-1 External DAC from Bryston - The Absolute Sound Golden Ear award winner

BDA-1 External DAC from Bryston - The Absolute Sound Golden Ear award winner

The Bryston BDA-1 is a state-of-the-art external Stereo DAC (digital to analog converter) using fully discrete Class-A proprietary Bryston analog circuits, two independent linear power supplies and dual Crystal CS-4398 DAC chips. The BDA-1 features an impressive array of inputs for USB, COAX, OPTICAL, AES-EBU and BNC equipped digital devices. For audio outputs, the BDA-1 offers both balanced XLR as well as unbalanced RCA stereo connectors on the rear panel.