Thursday, November 29, 2007

Firmware Update Allowing High Bit Rate Audio Over HDMI (for HD-XE1) Released

Toshiba has released the latest firmware updates for HD-E1, HD-EP10 and HD-XE1. The resulting firmware version after this update will be v2.7.

This firmware update covers the following items.
  • High Bit Rate Audio functionality ( for HD-XE1)
  • Improves support for 1080p/24Hz OUTPUT (for HD-XE1 and HD-EP10)
  • Additional OSD languages, improved network connectivity supporting the download of web-enabled network content associated with certain HD DVD discs
  • Addresses certain disc playback and HDMI/DVI related issues identified by Toshiba.

If you're new to this entire firmware update routine, you may want to check this out. This PDF document explains to you how you can obtain the latest firmware update (in this case, version 2.7) for your HD-E1, HD-EP10 and HD-XE1 HD DVD players. Installation instructions are also provided in the same document.

If you're already familiar with entire firmware update routine, Toshiba has provided the update information sheets that indicate to you what exactly has been changed after you have installed the update on your HD DVD player. For HD-XE1

The above PDF document is also available in German, Italian & Spanish.



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