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Old 09-29-2015, 03:48 AM
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This is lame. So much for updatable apps that extend the functionality of your Home-Theater components. At any time, they can also reduce existing functionality.


I don't use it much, but it was a nice way to view YouTube videos on the HT. I bet they will pull it from my 850u-plasma as well.


Are we sure someone wasn't just too lazy to re-write the app or pay for it to be done?

850u user . Amazon killed support for that set a few months ago .


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850u user . Amazon killed support for that set a few months ago .


Thanks for that (bad) news. This is exactly what I mean.


Between the BD-60 and pz850u it would be nice if at least one played either AmazonVideo and YouTube once the smoke clears. But since they are similar age, I doubt it.


So it's not Panasonic responsible for this? ... it's Amazon and Google/YT ?

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Thanks for that (bad) news. This is exactly what I mean.


Between the BD-60 and pz850u it would be nice if at least one played either AmazonVideo and YouTube once the smoke clears. But since they are similar age, I doubt it.


So it's not Panasonic responsible for this? ... it's Amazon and Google/YT ?
It was Amazon's call. They offered $10 off Firestick to compensate, making it's $29. I picked one up to check it out. They sent me an email directly on this (presumably since I had my TV linked to my Amazon account).
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BD-60 Firmware v2.67

Well, I did it.


As expected, YouTube is gone.
But Amazon still works and it looks like it might be 5.1 channel DolbyDigital (finally) now. At least that's what the tattle-tale lights on the Onkyo say.


On my Panny Plasma 850 (G11-2008) ... both YouTube and Amazon are gone.


So weird about YouTube ... you can watch that on just about anything now-days. Anyway ... no Amazon on Kodi or AppleTV-4, so I'm still scraping by.

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Epson 8350 Projector (1080p @ 96") / Panasonic 850u 46" 1080p Plasma TV
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Well, I did it.


As expected, YouTube is gone.
But Amazon still works and it looks like it might be 5.1 channel DolbyDigital (finally) now. At least that's what the tattle-tale lights on the Onkyo say.


On my Panny Plasma 850 (G11-2008) ... both YouTube and Amazon are gone.


So weird about YouTube ... you can watch that on just about anything now-days. Anyway ... no Amazon on Kodi or AppleTV-4, so I'm still scraping by.
I've been trying to update my firmware for the BD60 to no avail. I tried using IMGBurn and cdburnerxp with the ISO6990 format and a few hours later along with 15 coasters later I haven't gone anywhere.

How were you able to update the firmware? I believe in the past I could do it through the ethernet cable but I can't do that anymore for whatever reason.

Anyone with a CD image that would be willing to take a few bucks to send this poor soul a copy of the firmware? I contacted Panasonic and they told me they no longer mail copies to customers. They won't take my money either. It's this or a new player but it seems like such a waste to get rid of a player that I've been happy with.
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I've been trying to update my firmware for the BD60 to no avail. I tried using IMGBurn and cdburnerxp with the ISO6990 format and a few hours later along with 15 coasters later I haven't gone anywhere.

How were you able to update the firmware? I believe in the past I could do it through the ethernet cable but I can't do that anymore for whatever reason.

Anyone with a CD image that would be willing to take a few bucks to send this poor soul a copy of the firmware? I contacted Panasonic and they told me they no longer mail copies to customers. They won't take my money either. It's this or a new player but it seems like such a waste to get rid of a player that I've been happy with.
Wow nevermind. After struggling for hours I finally got the player to update through the ethernet connection as before.

Reading this thread gave me the idea to go to viera cast which I never do because I use the player as a simple blu ray player.

Going to Viera Cast let me update the firmware.

Before I would go to setup, other, firmware. This screen would tell me there was an update available but it would direct me to the panasonic.net/support page. It wouldn't give me the option to download over the net to update.

Why would they design the player this way? Going to firmware in the setup menu should allow one to update the firmware instead of being directed to a Panasonic support page. Instead I had to hit the Viera Cast button to get things rolling.

I suppose they assume anyone wanting to update the firmware would be using the viera cast feature?

Oh well, I lost a few hours of my life. Maybe I should have just purchased a new player to save myself all of the headache.

Lesson learned, thanks Panasonic.
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Should I update the firmware if everything is working OK? What is on it, or what does it do to improve the player?

Thanks in advance for any information.
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Should I update the firmware if everything is working OK? What is on it, or what does it do to improve the player?

Thanks in advance for any information.
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My take is leave well enough alone, I have seen too many times new firmware has unexpected/unintended issues beyond what it is designed to solve.

I have not updated my unit's firmware for several years and it just keeps humming along. The only disk it has not played is Disney's Ratatouille, which worked a couple times and then never loaded again (also not on a Samsung unit).

Not a fan of being the industry's uncompensated beta tester.

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Dolby Atmos Settings

Looking for settings on HDMI output for a Panasonic DMP-BD60, to get Dolby Atmos playback into Pioneer VSX-1130
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Looking for settings on HDMI output for a Panasonic DMP-BD60, to get Dolby Atmos playback into Pioneer VSX-1130
It's under Setup>Audio>Digital Audio Output

Set both to Bitstream, and BD-Video Secondary Audio must be set to OFF.

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2-channel Analog Audio Out and HDMI Video

Is there a way to get the 2-channel audio to play with an hdmi cable connected for video? I don't see anything in the settings to select 2-channel audio and the manual gets ultra confusing at times.

I know it's an old player but I'm connecting the hdmi video to a projector and the 2 channel audio to a mixer board to 2 active speakers for an outdoor movie set-up. If it won't work, then I'll just sell it on ebay but if I don't have to buy a new player just to use outside that would be awesome.

Thanks so much and sorry to activate an old thread.
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Wow, I gave up on hoping for a firmware update after no update put out for years, leaving me with discs that wouldn't read.
What a suprise to see that they bothered to put one out - albeit I'm a year late.

The update has fixed the appalling out of sync playback caused by the last update, and seems to play recent BDs well.
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Question Question on how you like your Denon AVR-X4200W ?

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It's under Setup>Audio>Digital Audio Output

Set both to Bitstream, and BD-Video Secondary Audio must be set to OFF.

Confirmed Atmos from Sicario on my Denon AVR-X4200W
A slight "rabbit trail" but how do you like your Denon AVR-X4200W ?? This is the one that I had been strongly considering. And, does it, unlike some AVR's, throw same (equalY power to ALL channels, or the majority to the two (2-channel) front? Has the X4200W provide all the power you have needed for, say, 7.1 or so ?
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Call me lazy already, but does anyone have in 103 D settings recommendations for a JVC RS4810?

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