Wednesday, June 28, 2006

Firmware Update (v1.4) Available Now from Toshiba

Toshiba America has released the second firmware update for HD-A1, HD-D1 and HD-XA1 sold in U.S. to version 1.4 since the HD DVD players debut in April.

The firmware update addresses certain disc playback and HDMI/DVI related problems identified by Toshiba

The firmware update can be obtained over the internet using the Ethernet port on the back of the HD DVD Player. There are instructions for configuring the Ethernet port on pages 44-45 of the owner's manual. Page 57 of the owner's manual describes how to download the firmware update.

For owners who do not have an Ethernet-based broadband connection for their player or prefer not to use one, they may contact Toshiba Customer Solutions at (800) 319-6684 and request that a firmware update disc be sent by mail.

Please note that for owners who sent Toshiba the Firmware Update Request card included with their player, they will receive an update disc by mail from Toshiba as soon as it becomes available.

Please first refer to the webpage Firmware Update Information for Owners of Toshiba HD DVD Players: Models HD-XA1, HD-A1, and HD-D1 for full details and upgrading instructions direct from Toshiba before attempting to upgrade the firmware.



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