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New Sony BDPS1 Firmware available

Discussion in 'Movie Lounge' started by Shane, May 22, 2007.

  1. Shane

    Shane Active Member

    Straight from the sony site:

    This utility updates the BDP-S1 firmware to version 1.50 and provides the following benefits:

    * Improves BD-Java compatibility to enhance interactivity with some BD-ROMs
    * Enhances playback compatibility with certain BD-ROM format discs
    * Corrects the output signal status information for audio output and display when Linear PCM 5.1 channel soundtracks are played back via HDMI

    http://esupport.sony.com/US/perl/model-swu.pl?mdl=BDPS1
     
  2. Steve Tannehill

    Steve Tannehill New Member War Zone Member

    Thanks, Shane!

    My only gripe with Sony is that they distribute their firmware updates via ISO image--compressed into a self-extracting PC-compatible .exe file.

    They should use zip files, which are compatible with Mac and Linux as well.

    But quibbles aside, I am looking forward to applying the update, and thanks to your raves, watching the Pirates movies.

    - Steve
     
  3. Dan S.

    Dan S. New Member

    Thank the Lord! Maybe it will speed up the Pirates load and response times. Most of my discs load in 20-45 seconds, I could have taken a nap waiting for POTC. Can't wait to get my disc in the mail!
     

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