I have to say 1000 times thanks to the genius at LG !!
The ONE and ONLY long time anticipated firmware just arrived !!
And its true, the LG now gives out a real bitstream with no compromises. Set the LG to "primary pass thru" and you will receive a bitstream of the new HD-audio-formats. Also Dolby True HD goes out the right way (with more than only 2 channels) tested 5 minutes ago with my Denon AVR-4308.
I never had the drop-outs (I had installed the newer European firmware, dated 24th of january 2008) and never had the green lines. But the audio-bitstream-output now really works!!
And finally: my Top Gun HD-DVD - 1 of 100 discs that didn't work - now plays wonderful.
Thanks LG !! I think the BH200 is THE machine to go !! Is there a better Blu-ray Player out ?? I don't think so. Im really, really, happy and excited !!
And yeah, it's true, the hompepage from LG is strange and confusing. No hint which one is the new, and which one the old file
So, go and put the new firmware on your player and be happy !!
Thanks LG !!
But two questions:
Where did you find the point to make downloads direct with the BH200 in future? I did not find this option.
And finally: Does the LG now support discs with Profile 1.1 extras ?? I don't have a disc with PiP or anything else. But would be interesting to see if it also supports now 1.1 profile "things"
The European version already had the option for 1080p/24 output. I think the US will now also carry this option. I find it under: Others (other options) > 1080p film/movie mode = switch it on for 24p output