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Sony NSZ-GT1 Internet TV Blu-ray Disc Player - Photo - Rear View
Sony NSZ-GT1 Internet TV Blu-ray Disc Player  - Photo - Rear View

Sony NSZ-GT1 Internet TV Blu-ray Disc Player - Photo - Rear View

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Here is a look at the rear panel connections of the Sony NSZ-GT1.

Starting on the left is the IR sensor cable input connection.

Moving to the right is an HDMI INPUT connection. Yes, you heard that right. The Sony NSZ-GT is only Blu-ray Disc player that actually has an HDMI input connection. However, it is not what you might think. The NSZ-GT1 does not have any recording capabilities, so the HDMI connection is not provided for that purpose. The HDMI input is for connection of the HDMI output on a cable, satellite, or set-top box in order to access program information and HDMI-CEC control between the two devices. In addition, the audio and video information that goes through this port is passed through the NSZ-GT1 to its HDMI output so that the audio and video signals are passed to the rest of your home theater system.

Moving right, next is the Digital Optical audio output, followed by the HDMI output connection.

Next is the Ethernet (LAN) port. The ethernet port allows connection to a high-speed internet router for access Profile 2.0 (BD-Live) content associated with some Blu-ray Discs, as well as access to internet streaming content (such as Netflix, etc...), Google TV functions, and also allows direct download of firmware updates.

Located in the center of the NSZ-GT1's rear connection panel is the cooling fan. Blu-ray Disc players, in general, and this one in particular, do generate heat. Make sure you place this player on a shelf or cabinet in such as manner that air can freely circulate along the top, sides, and rear. It is important that the fan is able to expel warm air generated inside the player during its operation.

Finally on the right side of the rear panel are three USB ports for plug in of additional USB flash drives, external keyboard, or other compatible devices.

Finally on the right, past the USB ports, is the AC power adapter input connection.

Although the NSZ-GT1 appears to have a lot of connection options, it is important to point out that it does not have any Component Video (red, green, blue), Composite video outputs, or analog audio outputs. In order to use this player, your TV must have HDMI inputs for audio/video and your home theater receiver must at least have a digital optical input for audio.

For a look at the remote control provided with the Sony NSZ-GT1, proceed to the next photo...

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