I seem to have a PAL problem. I have an A2, onkyo 705 (receiver), samsung 4695 (lcd hdtv). I downgraded from 2.7 to 1.3, and then to the E1 hacked 2.5.1. (I also went to US 2.8 afterwards once, and once w/o). Both times I can play HD-DVD, NTSC region 1, but not region 2 PAL. The player seems to accept it, but my TV displays "Not Supported Format". The A2 plays it - I get sound, but the picture is does not show up. So the region hack worked & PAL hack worked, but my TV does not seem to accept PAL. Which is weird, because I have a separate (non-upconvert) all-region player that works fine. any ideas? thanks!