v1.01 Software is now available for the iScan VP20 here: http://www.dvdo.com/update/vp20_1-01.php
Release 1.01 of our iScan VP20 software contains the following new features:
Added Output Gamma Correction
The Output Gamma can be adjusted to any value between 0.6 and 2.5. The default setting on this parameter is 1.0, typically referred to as Linear'.
Added 8 more Test Patterns
Full Field Black
Full Field White
Full Field Red
Full Field Blue
Full Field Green
Full Field Cyan
Full Field Magenta
Full Field Yellow
Added Panorama' Feature
Non-linear stretch can now be applied to a 4:3 signal so that it will fill a 16:9 screen with minimal perceptual distortion in the center of the screen. This mode can be turned On' or Off' in the Input Aspect Ratio submenu. Additionally this feature can be accessed in the IAR presets and it is titled 4:3 Stretch'.
Six Additional Output Format presets:
848x480, 1:1 timing for NEC 42 plasmas
1024x768, 1:1 timing for NEC 42 plasmas
(In addition to the existing 1024x768 VESA format)
1360x768, 1:1 timing for Fujitsu 50 plasmas
1360x768, 1:1 timing for NEC 50 plasmas
1366x768, 1:1 timing for Panasonic 50 plasmas
(In addition to the existing 1366x768 format)
1365x768, 1:1 timing for NEC 50 and 61 plasmas
Added Output Color Space Indicator to Info' Screen
The chosen output color space is now displayed in the Info' screen.
Added Audio Format Indicator to Info' Screen.
The audio signal that is detected on the selected audio input is now displayed in the Info' screen.
Added Automation Command for Info' Screen
The Info' screen can now be turned on and off with a discrete automation control. (0xA5). 0=off. 1=on
This software version also addresses and corrects the following bugs:
In case of invalid input signal the SPDIF transmitter wasn't set to mute mode.
Added SiI9031 interrupt monitor to address the audio motorboating issue.
When info screen was turned on via the remote it stayed on screen forever or until the Exit' button was pressed.
Made the test pattern generator (TPG) more consistent across reboots, i.e. fixed problem where TPG shows up across power cycles.
Changed the EDID Extended table so that it is more compatible with the audio features of some DVD and HD-DVD players. The correct audio output format selection for HD-DVD players is 'Bitstream', if you are using the optical/coaxial digital audio output.
"4:3" and "16:9" remote control button select corresponding profile.
Switching Improvement: Make sure that automatic input controls like Color Space or AR are set correctly, before picture is enabled.