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chance of 3d firmware update for p3600 bluray?

by xtbs7645x / January 7, 2010 3:43 AM PST

Anyone know or think this may be a possibility? a little bit bummed I just bought the player Sad I know the ps3 is getting one, I dont see why samsung shouldn't release ones for existing players. thoughts?

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3D Blu-ray Player Upgrade for Older Samsung Players
by ebrossette / January 7, 2010 3:54 AM PST

From everything that I have read this is possible. However, Samsung has a poor track record of updating its Blu-ray players after their newer models come out. A Blu-ray player that uses HDMI 1.3 should be able to output two 1080i signals at the same time which would produce a 3D image. The newer players will have HDMI 1.4 which can output two 1080p signals at the same time. I would be fine with two 1080i signals because of the hardware limitations. I own several BD-P2550's and have been disappointed in Samsung's lack of firmware upgrades. I will be pleasantly surprised if Samsung upgrades its older players to 3D.

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by xtbs7645x / January 7, 2010 4:04 AM PST

yea, i mean the ps3 has 1.3, so its deff possible. I would be thrilled if they did, I mean think its fair, its not like the players 4 years old. have been meaning to buy a new tv and 3d capable would be nice (although I could live without it). Does that mean they completely neglect older players or just very few updates? I dont want this player to be crap eventually.

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FW Upgrades for Older Players
by ebrossette / January 7, 2010 4:59 AM PST
In reply to: hmm

My experience has been this. I own several Samsung BD-P2550 Blu-ray players. The BD-P2550 has a Reon Video Processor which Samsung dropped from the BD-P3600 and BD-P4600. The Reon Video Processor allows the BD-P2550 to be a great DVD up-converter and it has the best Netlix streaming video quality of any player available. After I first bought the player Samsung was constantly offering FW upgrades. Then the BD-P3600 and BD-P4600 came out. Samsungs focus shifted to these players. The BD-P2550 offers Pandora and Netflix streaming which I received a FW upgrade for but nothing else. My guess is that when Samsungs new 2010 players come out then you will begin to feel like a red headed stepchild. The announced BD-P5900 is going to add VUDU as well as other services.

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