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New S/W update for BD-P 1500!

by palavering / December 3, 2008 11:06 AM PST

I turned on my BD-P 1500 and it displayed a dialogue box that notified me that there was a software update. It took about forty minutes for the update to download and install itself. So far, I haven't noticed anything new or different. Can the Samsung moderator give me and others a clue?
Bill

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by lukster5 / December 3, 2008 6:49 PM PST

the upgrade worked, you will not be able to see the difference, with the naked eye

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Reset?
by Samsung_HD_Tech Samsung staff / December 4, 2008 4:41 PM PST

palavering,

When the unit "finished" and restarted, were you prompted to enter (1) for English and (2) for Spanish?

That's usually the tell-tale sign that the new firmware installed properly. If not, all is still well. You can download the firmware update to a CD and reinstall the firmware, and if you'd like, I can provide a link for that if you want to check "just in case".

Lukster is right. You won't be able to notice a significant difference in the operation, although in some cases, Blu-Rays that might not have been able to play will play, or the load time is quicker.

Keep me posted!

--HDTech

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All Is Well
by palavering / December 5, 2008 12:18 AM PST
In reply to: Reset?

Thank you for your concern. But I haven't any problems. The update (although it took approximately 40 minutes to go from stage one to stage four) did install, and I was asked to press 1 for English. I love the player and it is working well.
As an aside, I hope Samsung will consider Netflix for the BD-P 1500. They'd have even more happy customers.
Thank you, again, for your support.
Bill

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Good!
by Samsung_HD_Tech Samsung staff / December 5, 2008 6:43 AM PST
In reply to: All Is Well

Bill,

Happy to help.

At this point, unfortunately, I don't believe that there will be Netflix support for the BD-P1500. I believe in being upfront about that. That said, I do hope I'm wrong and that we're all pleasantly surprised, but I've not heard plans for that at this point.

Thanks for your kind words!

--HDTech

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Help/Advice
by samsungpain / July 5, 2010 8:30 PM PDT
In reply to: Good!

Noticed all your assistance thought i'd ask about my problems with my BD-P1500.

This is all because of the Avatar bluray - it played perfectly 2 then it just wouldn't load again. I took it back to it's point of purchase and replaced it. The replacement worked once then no more. Replaced THAT one and again it worked the 1st time. My player isn't connected to the internet so i was able to locate a Samsung Service Provider who were happy to loan me their firmware upgrade cd. Again, the 1st time after the upgrade Avatar played successfully once and again...no more.

What do you think i can do to rectify this problem?

Thanks.

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