"Did you get the famous red screen? Or was is just a black screen with white writing? I got this message that the player may need a firmware update..........but after a bit of loading time it plays."
I got the red screen once, and next time it was black screen, and it just sat there and everything was frozen.
I put the bluray player back in the box, and taking it back. Going to skip bluray, I dont think this format will become the standard. For the average person, it wont fly, not if there is all these compatibility issues, so until they work it out, or we move on to a superior format, I am just going to stick with upconverted dvds. I really dont see the point of wasting money on starting a collection of a future possible failed "laserdisk"