Two new 3D Blu-ray players introduced by Pioneer are the BDP-52FD and BDP-53FD that support 3D Blu-ray playback and network capability. Designed to be fully compatible with 3D Blu-ray movies, both BDP-52FD and BDP-53FD are designed with PQLS Bit-Stream Multi-Channel for minimum jitter playback when used with a Pioneer PQLS AV receiver via HDMI 1.4a that supports x.v Color, Deep Color and 3D.

Both BDP-52FD and BDP-53FD supports 1920x1080p Full HD at 24 fps, and capable to playback DivX Plus HD (H.264/MKV) and DivX videos up to 1080p HD, besides also support 3D Blu-ray, CD, SACD and DVD.


The BDP-53FD is also equipped with Marvell QDEO Video Processor coupled with 2x HDMI ports and has an armored chassis while BDP-52FD offers an RS-232 port useful for custom installation access and control.

Other features including the new Sound Retriever Link, Stream Smoother Link, online streaming functionality to enjoy Netflix, Pandora and YouTube. Supported audio formats including DTS-HD Master Audio, Super Audio CD and Dolby TrueHD. Both Pioneer Elite BDP-52FD and BDP-53FD could be controlled via the free iControlAV2 app.


  • Pioneer Elite BDP-52FD = USD399.-
  • Pioneer Elite BDP-53FD = USD499.-