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Thursday October 11, 2007 6:54 pm

Samsung BD-P1000 and BD-P1200 Blu-ray players get new BD+ firmware tomorrow

Blu-ray BD+Our pals over at just alerted us to the fact that their BD-P1000 and BD-P1200 disc players will be receiving the firmware upgrade treatment tomorrow. This is good news, because some of the latest Blu-ray titles have had issues playing on the Samsung players due to the lack of BD+ support. This update fixes that. Here are all the details, straight from them:
Available on Friday, 10/12/07, the firmware update will be available on www.samsung.com for users to download, burn to disc, and load into the player.  Owners of the BD-P1200 will have the option to do the update via the player’s Ethernet connection.  This firmware update will resolve freezing issues experienced when viewing Fox titles and their BD+ features.  Details are as follows:
BD-P1000 Firmware Update
This firmware update provides the following benefits:

  • Enhanced Blu-ray movie title playability regarding BD+

BD-P1200 Firmware Update
The firmware update provides the following benefits:

  • Improves playback compatibility in some movies
  • Enhanced Blu-ray movie title playability regarding BD+
  • Enhanced performance of in-movie games
  • Fixing audio noise in some movies

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