Firmware Update v2.7 For HD-A2/D2, HD-A20, HD-XA2 Is Available Now
This firmware update improves support for 1080p/24Hz OUTPUT (HD-A20 & HD-XA2 only), 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.
Click here for full instructions on how to obtain and install the firmware update.
On a side note, a firmware update of similar nature (Streaming of High Bit Rate Audio over HDMI) could be expected in the next couple of weeks for the HD-XA2 sold in Japan and HD-XE1 sold in various parts of Europe.
Labels: Firmware Updates (North America)