I agree. I loved the way the player sounded and looked, the wrong color space with DVI notwithstanding. Sony appears to have rushed to market with this player, giving their local service people no codes for fixing it along the relevant lines. Although a firmware fix will probably work its way along the network, if not to individual users, the sting of buying a new player, shipping it to Texas, and having to wait God knows how long for a replacement to arrive, is too much indignity to swallow. I'm hoping, at the very least, that Sony will simply fix mine and send it back to me. At this point, a refurbished 975V with the bugs removed (I even made a pitch for them to correct the RGB problem), given what I know about the new ones, would be welcome. If they offer me another model, I'll flatly refuse; I got this thing for the digital connection. Hell, I bought a DVI switch box and hundreds of dollars worth of cabling, not to mention a slew of SACDs. Sony has to make good. Let me know how you make out.