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The R_volution PlayerOne 8K

8K, Dolby Vision and HDR10+

The R_volution PlayerOne 8K is a new media player compatible with Dolby Vision and HDR10+ powered by the powerful Amlogic S928X-K/J chipset !

The R_volution PlayerOne 8K is at the same time a high end media player and a media server capable of streaming content to other R_volution devices in a network through the exclusive R_share advanced streaming protocol.


The R_volution PlayerOne 8K comes with an internal hard drive bay capable of hosting up to 32 TB of movies,TV shows and concert files. It offers HDMI 2.1 output, compatibility with the latest AV1 codec up to 8K resolution in HDR and delivers stunning picture and sound quality to meet the needs of the most demanding home theater enthusiasts.

R_volution PlayerOne 8K: About
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The Uncompromised Audiovisual Quality Of The Original Film

Our products are designed to provide our end-user customers with convenient and intuitive access to their entire movie library collection, in stunning 8K Ultra HD resolution. Your movie files are delivered to your private cinema with the highest video quality available and pure high fidelity, lossless reproductions of the original motion picture soundtracks. The R_volution PlayerOne 8K combines the best performance possible with an utterly unique design for high-end home entertainment.

Our amazing R_video user interface provides the best AI available on the market to organize your movie library. R_video along with the PC/Mac app offers advanced customization features that allow you to create custom categories and specific groups of movies, listen to original soundtrack clips while browsing titles, personalize your home page and add custom signature top banners like Director’s Cut or Pure Audio Blu-ray. Use the intuitive PC/Mac app to upload your own title page content, movie covers and backgrounds.

The R_volution PlayerOne 8K supports the majority of digital audio and video formats, including the most modern HDR standards such as Dolby Vision and HDR10+, almost all recent video file formats including  MKVs, BD and UHD ISO files with full and fast BD/UHD Menus, AV-1, and HEVC video codec with one billion colors, HDMI 2.1 output 8K 60p HDR, high resolution audio files such as DSD, AIFF, FLAC, and ALAC, and features a wide solid chassis, Auro3D, Dolby Atmos and DTS:X for the best possible home theater experience.

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Dolby Vision

Experience a remarkable color palette, sharper contrasts, and incredible brightness that feel more like looking through a window than at a screen. This is HDR like you've never seen it before.

Our media player supports direct playback of full 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray disc images (BDMV and ISO) with menus in Dolby Vision (MEL and FEL), as well as various file formats including MKV, MP4, TS, and M2TS. All popular Dolby Vision profiles (P4, P5, P7 MEL and FEL, P8) are supported. The extended Dolby Vision metadata is used and transmitted to the TV to improve picture quality.

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R_volution PlayerOne 8K: Feature
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DVD, Blu-ray & UHD Menu Support

Display the Blu-ray and 4K UHD menus and get access to additional content (director's cuts, theatrical versions, bonus extras, bookmarks, etc.) This feature is compatible with both ISO and BDMV (Blu-ray and 4K UHD Blu-ray). Or, if you do not want to display menus, you can start a movie immediately without trailers or warnings. The seamless branching is also perfectly supported for perfect gapless playback on director cut editions. Support for DVD menus is planned for a future update.

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HDMI 2.1a Output

R_volution PlayerOne 8K offers HDMI 2.1a output for connecting to the latest UHD 8K TVs, projectors and A/V receivers. The HDMI 2.1a port features up to 48Gbps as well as other improvement such as:

  • Dynamic HDR (HDR dynamic metadata) – HDR data (depth, detail, brightness, contrast, and color gamuts) can now be optimized on a scene-by-scene or even a frame-by-frame basis.

  • Full 8K 60p HDR video support – UHD 8K resolution offers 4 times as many pixels than 4K and 8 times than Full HD 1080p. 8K format offers the most impressive viewing experience and delivers a smooth and sharp picture. The PlayerOne 8K supports both 8K 60p HDR video decoding from video files or streaming content with 8Kp60 HDR video output for the best possible visual experience. The PlayerOne 8K can also downscale 8K content to any other resolution for better experience on 1080p and 4K displays. It can also upscale any content to glorious 8K resolution.

  • SmartTube 8K HDR – Some 8K YouTube streams are encoded in AV1 codec with a much higher bitrate (around 2x) than when playing 4K streams (50 Mbps in AV1 quality corresponds to an even higher bitrate of VP9 or HEVC) . This significantly improves picture quality compared to older media players that can only play 4K VP9/HEVC, included for users using 1080p or 4K displays.

  • High Audio Bitrate – Support for high-bitrate home theater audio formats, object-based audio like DTS X, Dolby Atmos, and Auro3D, and uncompressed LPCM 2.0, 5.1 and 7.1 multichannel.

  • Full Audio Decoding – Support full audio decoding and conversion of DTS-HD, DTS X, TrueHD, and Dolby Atmos audio tracks to 2.0, 5.1 and 7.1 multi-channel LPCM.

  • Flicker-free framerate/resolution switching (FFRS) – R_volution PlayerOne 8K offers advanced flicker-free feature for automatic framerate and resolution switching, which performs video mode switching before the start of file playback (rather than after) removing the unpleasant flickering when launching a video playback, resulting a better home theater experience. 

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Technical Specs

● Chipset: Amlogic S928X-K/J.
● CPU: 2.0 GHz ARM Cortex-A55 (4-core) + a powerfull 1.9 GHz ARM A76 core. Up to 2x more powerful than RTD1619DR used in the previous generation media player.
● GPU: ARM Mali-G57. Total Antutu score exceeds 300,000 points.

● NPU (Neural Processing Unit): Hardware accelerator for artificial intelligence.
● Operating System: Linux + Android 11.
● DSP: Video and Audio DSP with hardware acceleration. Native hardware 10-bit YUV support. Hardware performance optimizations for R_video UI.
● Cache: 1MB L2+L3.
● RAM: 8 GB. 2x more than in previous generation media player.
● ROM: 64 GB NAN eMMC. 2x more than in previous generation media player.
● Connectors: Gold-plated HDMI Audio Video 2.1a (HDCP 2.2/2.3, CEC, Deep Color, 12-bit, xvYCC), 1x USB 2.0 (front panel), 3x USB 3.0, gold-plated Audio Analog RC Output, gold-plated Coaxial S/PDIF audio digital output, S/PDIF optical audio digital output (TO-slink), Ethernet Gigabit 10/100/1000 Gb/s, Wi-Fi with 2 gold-plated removable antennas, RF with dedicated antenna, IR input for IR extender, AC input, AC button On/Off, power LED and multi-segment LED display.
● HDD Rack Enclosure Option: Easily and quickly insert and swap 3.5-inch internal SATA hard drives up to 32TB in a single partition.

● Media Sources: Internal HDD, External HDD (USB), USB devices (USB flash drive, USB card reader, etc), PC and NAS in local network (SMB 2), other Internet and local network media sources. External multi-bay USB storage enclosures supported.
● Easy and Fast File Transfers: Up to 90 MB/s via SATA and USB 3.0 and Ethernet.
● SMB Client/Server: Direct access from another R_volution Player / computer through your local network. Samba Client up to SMB 2. R_share technology.
● Video Codecs: HEVC, H.265, x265 (up to Main10 Level 6.1 High 60p in 4K UHD), AV1 (up to 8K UHD 60p), AVC, MPEG, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, VC-1, H.264/x.264 (up to 60p in Full HD and 24p/20 Mbps in 4K UHD), FLV, XVID, DIVX (3/4/5/6), RealVideo8/9/10, VP9 Profile 2 (up to 4K 60p and HDR) ; ultra high bitrate support up to 300 Mbps.
● Video File Formats: UHD ISO, BD ISO, BDMV, MKV, MPEG-TS, MPEG-PS, MPEG, MPE, MPG, TS, TP, M2TS, VOB, ASF, AVI, VC-1, MOV, MP4, QT, WebM, DVD-ISO, VIDEO_TS, RMVB, RM, DAT, VOB, FLV, DAT, WMV, AVCHD, 3D SbS/T&B.
● Dolby Vision support: UHD ISO, BDMV, MKV, MPEG-TS, TS, M2TS, MP4. Full support of Dolby Vision Profiles P5, P7 MEL, P7 FEL and P8.

● AV1 video codec support: Get up to 50% video quality improvement compared to HEVC codec. AV1 requires up to 50% lesser bitrate for the same video quality.

● Widevine L1 DRM: Watch premium online video services in 1080p and UHD. Security Level 1 (L1) is a complete processing performed in a Trusted Execution Environment (TEE). This level refers to the highest level of DRM (hardware DRM) and let R_volution Player to stream premium video services at resolutions up to UHD quality. Level 2 cannot stream videos higher than 480p.
● Video Output Flexibility: Output video in any resolution and format from SD to 1080p, 4K Ultra HD (3840×2160) and 8K Ultra HD (7680×4320). Up to 8K 60p. Display your movies in true 24p (23,976 Hz ouput). Experimental support for 120 Hz output.
● Audio Codecs: AC-3, E-AC3, AC-4, DTS, DTS-WAV, MPEG, MPGA, MP3, ALAC (Apple lossless), APE (Monkey's Audio), Apple CAF, M4A, M4A, AIFF, WAV, WavPack, VSELP, FLAC, AAC, AAC-LC, HEAAC, HE-AAC v2, AMR-NB, OGG (Ogg/Vorbis), RA_COOK, LPCM, PCM, ADPCM, FLA; lossless and audiophiles formats support (up to 32-bit / 384 kHz), SACD ISO, SACD DSF, SACD DFF.
● SACD (DSD): Play high-quality Super Audio CD (DSD) music files in all popular formats (ISO, DFF, DSF), including stereo and multichannel files as well as files using DST compression. Multi-channel DSD files can be output to HDMI in bitstream native DSD or in high-quality multi-channel PCM (up to 176.4 kHz). Stereo DSD files can be output to HDMI in bitstream native DSD or in HDMI and S/PDIF in high quality stereo PCM (up to 176.4 kHz).
● Multichannel Audio: Bitstream, decoding and downmix LPCM 2.0/5.1/7.1 (up to 48kHz) of virtually any audio codec such as AAC, MP3, MPGA, WMA, FLAC, WAV, LPCM, OGG, AIFF, DTS, DTS-HD MA, DTS-HD HRA, DTS:X, DTS:X Pro, AC-4, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital EX, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Atmos, Dolby MAT, Auro 3D.

● Playlist file formats: M3U, PLS, CUE.
● Subtitle Formats: SRT (Subrip / external), SUB (MicroDVD) (external), text (MKV), SSA/ASS (MKV, external), VobSub (MP4, MKV, SUB/IDX external), SMI (Sami), IDX, PGS (UHD ISO, BD ISO, BDMV, M2TS, MKV), DVBSUB (DVB-T, DVB-S, DVB-C).
● Subtitle Options: ​Option to download subtitles. Forced subtitles support for MKV, ISO and BDMV (simultaneous display of multiple subtitles not supported). Customization of sync, size, color and encoding. Changing the vertical position of subtitles, including on Blu-ray (PGS) subtitles. Multiple external subtitles supported. Customization of the default subtitles.
● Photo File Formats: JPEG (hardware decoding), PNG, BMP and GIF. Slideshow, transition effects, picture rotation, zoom, browse playlist, repeat, shuffle.
● Supported Formatting: FAT16/FAT32 (read-write), EXT2/EXT3/EXT4 (read-write), NTFS (read-write), exFAT (read-write), HFS/HFS+ (Mac OS Standard/Extended) (read-only), BTRFS (read-write).
● Ethernet: 10/100/1000 Mb/s.
● Wi-Fi: Dual Band 2.4+5 GHz IEEE 802.11ax (Wi-Fi 6), two external Wi-Fi antennas (removable and gold-plated connector).
● Android 11: Install and enjoy additional apps via GooglePlay or APK files. 

Warning! Some Android apps are not suitable for use with the remote control. In this case, use a connected computer mouse or an AirMouse (not supplied).
● Network Playback: Special optimisation of the network, guaranteeing better performances of the local network playback no matter which type of media thanks to SMB protocol (HEVC UHD files included) via Gigabit Ethernet or Ethernet 10/100.
● Universal RC: Integrate seamlessly into smart home installations via IR and IP codes. 

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A universal media player

● HDMI 2.1: Displays up to 8K UHD resolution, 4x more pixels than 4K and 8x more pixels than 1080p Full HD. The 8K format provides the most impressive visual experience and delivers a smooth and sharp picture.
● Video processing: The VS10 video processing technology offers an outstanding picture quality with improved dynamics, accurate colorimetry, increased contrast, solid deinterlacing and impressive upscaling (up to 8K resolution). Even on a Full HD 1080p TV or a front projector, you will be astounded by the picture of your display! 
● Dolby Vision and HDR10+: Display your HDR, HDR10+ and Dolby Vision video content on a compatible display Source-Based Tone Mapping (SBTM).
● HDR Conversion: Convert your HDR video content into SDR to display it on your 1080p TV or projector managed by a brand new video processing for accurate color grading accuracy and luminance curve conversion.
● 10/12-Bit: Take advantage of powerful 10/12-bit YUV hardware decoding for professional-quality video display and benefit from increased nuance and reduced "posterization" ("banding") effect.
● REC. 2020: Enjoy a wider color space for more saturated and richer colors.
● 8K 50/60p: Display your 4K and 8K 50p/60p video content at 50 Hz or 60 Hz.
● Real Cinema: Advanced auto framerate detection compatible with all video frequencies (23.976 / 24 / 29.97 / 30 / 50 / 59.94 / 60 Hz).
● Direct Output: Display your videos in their original resolution and frequency without scaling processing.
● Widevine L1 DRM: Watch premium online video services in HD and UHD. 
Warning! Netflix and Disney+ are not compatible. Amazon Prime Video is compatible up to 1080p resolution. YouTube is compatible up to 8K resolution. Caution! Streaming services may stop at any time depending on content providers' compatibility requirements.
● 3D Video Support: Enjoy all your 3D video files in SbS (Side-by-Side) and Top-Bottom (TV requires manual switching into 3D mode). 3D MVC Frame Packing not supported.
● Network Player: Connect your PlayerOne 8K to your local network and enjoy your content from a PC/MAC or a NAS via SMB or NFS. Caution! NFS is not yet supported by R_video.
● SMB Server: Access the contents located on the internal hard drives of the R_volution Player (or a connected hard drive) from a computer connected via local network.
● MKV Player: Playback SD, HD and UHD video content in MKV and other modern video file containers and formats, including top quality AV1/VP9/HEVC/H.265 video codecs with very high bit-rates (up to 300 Mbp/s in H.265/ HEVC and up to 250 Mbps in H.264/AVC).
● BD ISO / UHD ISO / BDMV: Display Blu-ray and 4K UHD Blu-ray menus with full access to additional content, commentator audio tracks, theatrical versions, bookmarks and all extras with seamless branching support. Support for DVD menus is planned for a future update.

● DVD ISO / DVD Folders: Direct video playback without menus (Lite).
● HDD Rack Option with Hot Swap Function: Conveniently and quickly insert and exchange internal 3.5'' SATA hard drives up to 32TB. Easily format your drive directly from media player up to 32TB in a single partition (NTFS, ExFAT, EXT 2/3/4).
● USB Ports: Conveniently connect HDDs, USB flash drives, USB card readers and other USB storage devices.
● USB 3.0 ports: Read or transfer your files in ultra high speed. 
● Full Range of A/V Connectors: Digital audio and video HDMI 2.1 output, S/PDIF optical digital audio output, audio analog output (mini-jack 3.5).
● Multichannel home cinema audio: Bitstream up to 11.1.8 channels, downmix stereo.
● Hi-Res Music Playback: Playback Hi-Res Audio quality (up to 192kHz) music files in various formats (DSD, FLAC, AIFF, ALAC, WavPack, APE, DTS, AC3, etc).
● Playback Memory: Resume playback from the last position.
● Backlit Remote Control: High quality backlit remote control with convenient direct access and shortcuts, wide range (60° / 26 ft) and recordable buttons to control another device.
● LED Screen: LED display HH:MM:SS. Display the clock or the remaining time during playback. LED dimmer option planned for a future firmware update.
● Computer Mouse: Connect a computer mouse in USB to control third-party applications.
● Complete File Management System: Copy, cut, past, delete, rename.
● Open GUI: Add apps and movies in Favorite section.

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