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Play all popular video and audio formats with the Tascam BP-MP4K

Handle all popular video and audio formats with one high-performance playback unit

As a remote-controllable, professional-grade 4K UHD Blu-ray player, the Tascam BD-MP4K is the perfect choice for a wide range of commercial installations requiring ultra-high definition image quality, including public, educational and commercial facilities, theaters, amusement and entertainment businesses, to name but a few.

Occupying only one height unit in the rack, the compact BD-MP4K saves space by eliminating the need for discrete audio/video playback devices in an installation rack. It accepts a broad range of media and file formats from discs (Blu-ray, DVD, CD), USB flash devices, SD cards or even Samba network shares on a NAS or remote server through Gigabit Ethernet.

Easy integration into media systems

For integrated media systems where remote control operation beyond infrared is desired, the BD-MP4K offers both RS-232C and IP network connectivity. The unit’s RS-232C port enables seamless, reliable two-way control between devices with status feedback, while Gigabit Ethernet simplifies integration into larger systems with mutual control between components.

In addition to remote control operation, all playback functions can be accessed locally from the front panel if desired. There are also separate lock features for panel, tray and IR remote control to prevent accidental changes or non-authorized use.

Connection of display monitors or televisions is quick and easy via two plug-and-play HDMI ports on the rear panel which support both HDMI 2.0 and 1.4 (audio only) formats.

Typical Tascam: A bit more of everything

When it comes to professional audio quality and commercial integration, the BD-MP4K is pure Tascam. Individual connectors for 7.1 Surround Sound are provided on the rear panel for fully immersive, rich audio playback in any installation. Professional-grade XLR balanced stereo analogue outputs as well as RCA unbalanced stereo outputs are also available. And a coaxial output can deliver professional-grade digital audio formats including Dolby, DTS, and two-channel linear PCM (SPDIF).

With its high image resolution and superb audio quality, support for virtually all common media and file formats and comprehensive connection and configuration options, the BD-MP4K meets even the highest demands making it the ideal choice for professional use in permanent installation or touring.

Overview over Tascam pro-grade Blu-ray players


Playback From a Variety of Media Types

The versatile BD-MP4K supports a wide range of media formats including Blu-ray, DVD and CD as well as files on USB Flash Memory, SD cards and network shares. As a single-source playback device, the BD-MP4K eliminates the need for discrete audio/video playback devices in an installation. The extensive range of supported file formats includes

  • video formats like 3GP, ASF, AVI, DAT, M2TS, MKV, WMV, MOV, MP4, MPG, OGM, TP, TS,
  • image formats like JPEG, GIF and PNG as well as
  • audio formats like AAC, APE, FLAC, MP3, WAV, and WMA.
Tascam BD-MP4K – Playback media overview Tascam BD-MP4K – SD card slot, USB port and network connection to access playback media

Ports for External Media

An SDXC slot on the front panel and and a USB 3.0 port on the rear allow fixed or interchangeable access to external media.

Playback From Network-Attached Storage (NAS) or File Servers

Using a Gigabit Ethernet connection, the BD-MP4K can play back files located on a remote server and accessible via a Samba network share (SMB/CIFS).

Power-on Play and Repeat Mode

Using its Power-on playback feature, the BD-MP4K is able to begin playing immediately on power-up. Combined with the repeat mode, content will automatically start, loop and play continuously until system power is turned off again. In installed setups, this means a single power-up of the integrated AV system will start playback of announcements, commercials or other content in a loop without having to press any button on the player itself.

Panel Lock for Secure Operation

Operation can be protected from accidental settings changes or non-authorised use via panel and tray lock features. In addition, the infrared remote control can be locked to prevent, for example, alteration of pre-set controls in commercial environments, helping ensure consistent and reliable performance in any installation.

Elegant Power-Up Display Sequence

The monitor display can be set to show a black screen during start up rather than the manufacturer’s screen with menu items, creating an elegant and non-distracting visual start-up environment each time the system is turned on.

Tascam BD-MP4K – Hide menus on power-up screen

Output Options for Virtually Any Use Case

Tascam BD-MP4K – Two HDMI outputsTwo HDMI Outputs for Projectors, Screens and Audio Systems

A standard HDMI output provides easy, reliable plug-and-play connection to any HDMI-compatible monitor display, projector or television. This output supports HDMI CEC which allows the connected display to be switched on/off in correct order.

Tascam BD-MP4K – Balanced and unbalanced stereo outputsBalanced and Unbalanced Outputs

Highlighting its appeal to commercial installation environments, the BD-MP4K offers professional-grade XLR balanced stereo analogue outputs as well as RCA unbalanced stereo outputs for versatility in audio routing, connection and setup.

Tascam BD-MP4K – Coaxial digital outputCoaxial Digital Audio Output

The BD-MP4K provides support for professional-grade digital audio output formats including Dolby, DTS, and others via its rear-panel coaxial output. Playback of two-channel linear PCM is also supported.

Tascam BD-MP4K – Separate outputs for 7.1 surround sound7.1 Surround Sound System

For immersive and full, rich audio playback in any commercial installation, separate 7.1 Surround Sound outputs are provided. Use these outputs to feed an appropriate Surround amplifier or separate power amplifiers for larger locations.

Tascam BD-MP4K – LAN and RS-232C control portsExternal Remote Control via Ethernet LAN and RS-232C

Seamless, reliable two-way device status feedback and control is offered for professional installations via RS-232C and Ethernet, enabling the BD-MP4K to be integrated into more sophisticated Audio/Video setups.

Tascam BD-MP4K – Infrared remote controlInfrared Remote Control

The included IR remote control allows most of the functions and menus to be operated with ease.

Fully Accessible Control Panel

Control and operation of the BD-MP4K’s Stop, Play, Pause and Fast Forward functions as well as navigation of the menu is made possible by easily accessible front-panel control buttons which can be locked as desired to avoid inadvertent operation by unauthorised persons.

Tascam BD-MP4K – Keys on the front panel

Features at a glance

  • Single-rackspace 4K/UHD Blu-ray, DVD, CD and solid-state player
  • Controllable via Ethernet network, RS-232C or wireless remote control
  • Plays video and audio material stored on following media:
    • 4K/UHD BD, BD25, BD50, BD-ROM, BD-R, BD-RE
    • CD-DA, CD-R, CD-RW
    • SD cards (up to 512 GB)
    • USB flash media (up to 2 TB)
  • Supports exFAT file format and playback of various formats of video, image and audio from SD cards and USB flash memory
  • Can access a Samba share on the network to play files located on an external server
  • Comprehensive menu with many detailed setting options for image and sound
  • Power-on playback with the following disc media: 4K/UHD BD, BD, DVD, CD-DA
  • Seamless repeat by chapter, title or marked section (A–B)
  • Last memory function allows to resume playback of disc media
  • Several lock functions (panel lock, IR remote lock, tray lock)
  • On-screen menu can be hidden
  • Many outputs available (can all be used simultaneously)
    • HDMI 2.0 audio/video output, HDMI 1.4 audio output (HDMI audio is only output via one connector at a time; HDMI 1.4 has priority)
    • Separate 7.1 surround sound outputs (RCA)
    • XLR balanced and RCA unbalanced stereo outputs
    • SPDIF/Dolby/DTS digital output (coaxial)
  • Up to 40 dB attenuation for audio outputs
  • USB 3.0 port for high-speed data transfer
  • Built-in power supply with IEC socket and removable mains cable
  • Rugged metal enclosure
  • 1U rack-mount size
  • Included: Infrared remote control (RC-BDMP4K), mains cable, 3p-2p conversion adapter, rack-mounting kit, owner’s manual


Blu-ray 4K/UHD BD, BD25, BD50, BD-ROM, BD-R, BD-RE
  Disc formats BDMV, BDAV
  Disc formats DVD-Video, DVD-VR, AVCHD
SD SD card with up to 512 GB total capacity
  Supported file systems FAT16, FAT32, exFAT, NTFS
USB USB flash drive (mass storage class) with up to 2 TB total capacity
  Supported file systems FAT16, FAT32, exFAT, NTFS
Supported file formats
Still image JPEG, GIF, PNG
Audio resolution
BD/DVD/USB/SD Sampling frequency:
44.1/48/64/88.2/96/176.4/192 kHz
Bit width: 16/24 bit
CD Sampling frequency: 44.1/48 kHz
Bit width: 16/24 bit
MP3/WMA Sampling frequency: 32/44.1/48 kHz
Bit width: 16/24 bit
MP3 bit rate: 112–320 kbit/s
WMA bit rate: 48–192 kbit/s (WMA v9 only, DRM not supported)
Resolutions Auto, 480i/576i, 480p/576p, 720p, 1080i, 1080p, 2160p*
*Monitor and cable must support this resolution
Aspect ratios 16:9 Full, 16:9 Normal, 4:3 Pan & Scan, 4:3 Letterbox
Colour systems NTSC, PAL, Multi (if supported by TV)
HDMI colour space RGB PC Level, RGB Video Level, YCbCr (4:4:4), YCbCr (4:2:2)
Analogue audio outputs
Balanced XLR-3-32 (1: GND, 2: HOT, 3: COLD)
  Nominal output level +4 dBu (1.23 Vrms)
  Maximum output level +20 dBu (7.75 Vrms)
  Output impedance 200 Ω
Unbalanced RCA pin jacks
  Nominal output level –10 dBV (0.316 Vrms)
  Maximum output level +6 dBV (2.0 Vrms)
  Output impedance 200 Ω
7.1 8 × RCA pin jacks
  Nominal output level –10 dBV (0.316 Vrms)
  Maximum output level +6 dBV (2.0 Vrms)
  Output impedance 200 Ω
Audio performance
Frequency response 20 Hz – 20 kHz, ±0.5 dB
Signal-to-noise ratio > 96 dB (JEITA)
Total harmonic distortion < 0.03 % (1 kHZ, JEITA)
Dynamic range > 96 dB (JEITA)
Channel separation > 89 dB
Digital outputs
HDMI output (VIDEO/AUDIO) 19-pin HDMI, Type A, Version 2.0
HDMI output (AUDIO ONLY) 19-pin HDMI, Type A, Version 1.4
Coaxial audio output RCA pin jack
  Format IEC 60958-3 (SPDIF)
  Output impedance 75 Ω
Other inputs and outputs
RS-232C D-sub 9-pin
  Mode Full duplex
  Baud rate 9600, 38400 bits/s (selectable)
Ethernet RJ45
  Compatible standards 10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, 1000BASE-T
  Supported protocols SMB/CIFS for network storage
TCP/IP for control using a dedicated protocol
  Supported Samba version 3.0.37
USB USB A-type (1 × rear)
  Protocol USB 3.0 compliant
  Rated supply voltage DC 5 V, 1 A
Power supply and other specifications
Power connector IEC receptacle
Power requirements AC 100–240 V, 50/60 Hz
Power consumption 30 W (typical)
< 0.5 W (standby)
Dimensions (W × H × D) 483 mm × 44 mm × 281 mm
Weight 2.8 kg
Permissible operating temperature 5–35 °C
Permissible operating humidity 25–85 %, no condensation
Included accessories IR remote control (RC-BDMP4K), AC power cable, 3-pin to 2 -pin adapter, rack-mounting kit (4 screws, 4 washers), Owner’s manual

Design and specifications subject to change without notice.

Page last modified: 2023-11-29 11:28:11 UTC