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Toshiba's HD-A1 and HD-XA1 get firmware updates

Written by James Delahunty (Google+) @ 04 Apr 2007 17:43 User comments (1)

Toshiba's HD-A1 and HD-XA1 get firmware updates Toshiba has released the latest firmware updates for its first generation HD DVD players, HD-A1 and HD-XA1. The update adds proper support for network-delivered content in HD DVD discs, expected to be released this fall. The firmware update, Version 2.1, should be used with the HD-A1 and HD-XA1 models "only".
"This firmware update adds support for certain anticipated network delivered content in future HD DVD discs, improves certain video and audio processing capabilities, as well as addresses certain disc playback and HDMI/DVI related problems identified by Toshiba." the company's website reads.

No HD DVD titles with network-connected features have been released or even announced yet, but it is good to see Toshiba supporting its first generation hardware. Some bugs have been reported with early HD DVD hardware and recently movie releases, hopefully the company will be able to fix those issues through more updates.

Toshiba is also offering a firmware CD to registered consumers via postal mail, in case any user is unable to download the upgrade directly through their player's Ethernet port. See here for more details.

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119.7.2007 14:20

where can I find a firware update for my notebook satellite M50?? Having a hard time finding one and toshiba wont help me without first paying them $50 for the call alone!! PLEASE help!!

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