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Firmware Update Version: 2.8


Applicable Models: HD-XA2, HD-A20, HD-A2, HD-A2W, and HD-D2.


Overview: As part of our commitment to provide world-class service to our customers, Toshiba is supplying this firmware update for use by purchasers of Toshiba HD DVD Player models listed above. This firmware update improves support for 1080p/24Hz OUTPUT and auto mode(for HD-A20 and HD-XA2), improves network connectivity supporting the download of web-enabled network content associated with certain HD DVD discs, and also addresses certain disc playback and HDMI/DVI related issues identified by Toshiba. In addition, this firmware update provides High Bit Rate Audio functionality for the HD-XA2 player. When integrated through the HDMI connection to a 7.1 capable multi-channel A/V receiver, High Bit Rate Audio has the potential to offer the latest in high definition surround sound.



Frequently Asked Questions:


Q1. What does this update do?


A1. This firmware update adds support for 1080p/24Hz output and auto mode to the HD-A20 and HD-XA2 players. For the HD-A2, HD-A2W, HD-D2, HD-A20 and HD-XA2 players, it adds more on-screen language display options. In addition, this firmware update improves network connectivity for supporting the download of web- enabled network content associated with certain HD DVD discs, and also addresses certain disc playback and HDMI/DVI related issues identified by Toshiba.
 

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What gen models is this for? 2nd?
 

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Originally Posted by psblake /forum/post/12899421


woo hoo! what are the benefits?

Firmware Update Version: 2.8


Applicable Models: HD-XA2, HD-A20, HD-A2, HD-A2W, and HD-D2.


Overview: As part of our commitment to provide world-class service to our customers, Toshiba is supplying this firmware update for use by purchasers of Toshiba HD DVD Player models listed above. This firmware update improves support for 1080p/24Hz OUTPUT and auto mode(for HD-A20 and HD-XA2), improves network connectivity supporting the download of web-enabled network content associated with certain HD DVD discs, and also addresses certain disc playback and HDMI/DVI related issues identified by Toshiba. In addition, this firmware update provides High Bit Rate Audio functionality for the HD-XA2 player. When integrated through the HDMI connection to a 7.1 capable multi-channel A/V receiver, High Bit Rate Audio has the potential to offer the latest in high definition surround sound.



Frequently Asked Questions:


Q1. What does this update do?


A1. This firmware update adds support for 1080p/24Hz output and auto mode to the HD-A20 and HD-XA2 players. For the HD-A2, HD-A2W, HD-D2, HD-A20 and HD-XA2 players, it adds more on-screen language display options. In addition, this firmware update improves network connectivity for supporting the download of web- enabled network content associated with certain HD DVD discs, and also addresses certain disc playback and HDMI/DVI related issues identified by Toshiba.
 

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Firmware Update Version: 2.8


Applicable Models: HD-XA2, HD-A20, HD-A2, HD-A2W, and HD-D2.


Overview: As part of our commitment to provide world-class service to our customers, Toshiba is supplying this firmware update for use by purchasers of Toshiba HD DVD Player models listed above. This firmware update improves support for 1080p/24Hz OUTPUT and auto mode(for HD-A20 and HD-XA2), improves network connectivity supporting the download of web-enabled network content associated with certain HD DVD discs, and also addresses certain disc playback and HDMI/DVI related issues identified by Toshiba. In addition, this firmware update provides High Bit Rate Audio functionality for the HD-XA2 player. When integrated through the HDMI connection to a 7.1 capable multi-channel A/V receiver, High Bit Rate Audio has the potential to offer the latest in high definition surround sound.



Frequently Asked Questions:


Q1. What does this update do?


A1. This firmware update adds support for 1080p/24Hz output and auto mode to the HD-A20 and HD-XA2 players. For the HD-A2, HD-A2W, HD-D2, HD-A20 and HD-XA2 players, it adds more on-screen language display options. In addition, this firmware update improves network connectivity for supporting the download of web- enabled network content associated with certain HD DVD discs, and also addresses certain disc playback and HDMI/DVI related issues identified by Toshiba.

WOW hope this fixes the dvi issues some have been having!
 

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Well, we'll see if I get 709 colorspace on HDMI from the XA2 this time around. I'm not holding my breath.
 

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WOW hope this fixes the dvi issues some have been having!

And hopefully it doesn't cause DVI issues or any handshaking issues for people who don't currently have any
 

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My A2 shows already updated and it has 2.7.
 

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For those not seeing it via ethernet right now, FYI it probably won't be available by ethernet to everyone right away. Of course, this post will probably be buried and lost under posts saying people can't get it by ethernet.


Can we please keep this thread to just discussing the new firmware, it's fixes, and any problems it produces? No one in this thread is going to care whether or not you can update, there is another thread for that:

http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/showthread.php?t=876566
 

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WOW hope this fixes the dvi issues some have been having!

same here, im sick of the dreaded 'black crush' issue.


id rather fix this unit than get a 3g one.


otherwise, great machine.
 
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