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Old 04-07-09, 08:31 AM
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Samsung Blu Ray BD-1500 firmware question.

Last week I updated the firmware to this player because it wouldn't play the new bond discs properly. (The disc would load, but the movie wouldn't, only the menu). Once I updated the FW, the disc played fine. BUT! Now the player will not read DVD's at all. Anytime I put a dvd into the player it won't load and the player says "No Disc". Has anyone else had this problem? If so is it fixable. As much as I love the updatable firmware, I hate worrying about the side effects of it!
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Old 04-07-09, 09:04 AM
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Re: Samsung Blu Ray BD-1500 firmware question.

And this would be why I hate placing the burden of updating firmware on the consumer.
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Old 04-07-09, 08:20 PM
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Re: Samsung Blu Ray BD-1500 firmware question.

Originally Posted by ScissorPuppy View Post
Last week I updated the firmware to this player because it wouldn't play the new bond discs properly. (The disc would load, but the movie wouldn't, only the menu). Once I updated the FW, the disc played fine. BUT! Now the player will not read DVD's at all. Anytime I put a dvd into the player it won't load and the player says "No Disc". Has anyone else had this problem? If so is it fixable. As much as I love the updatable firmware, I hate worrying about the side effects of it!
How did you update your firmware USB or over the internet? I highly suggest you never update your firmware via the internet. Download it again and install via a USB stick. I have the same problem with a bad firmware install and this corrected the problem.

Go here to download the most recent firmware update. http://www.samsung.com/us/support/do...sp_nm=BD-P1500
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Old 03-12-10, 09:39 AM
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Re: Samsung Blu Ray BD-1500 firmware question.

I heard there is a FW update for the BDP1500 that will enable it to play avi files? True or False? How do I do the FW update and should I use the USB port? Any tips or advice regarding this would be great, thanks. Cheers.
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Old 03-12-10, 09:40 AM
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Re: Samsung Blu Ray BD-1500 firmware question.

also, what is the benefit of doing a firmware update?
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Old 03-12-10, 05:42 PM
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Re: Samsung Blu Ray BD-1500 firmware question.

Can't answer the first question but as to how to do the update... there should be instructions in your owners manual. Or check online at Samsung's website. I have a Panasonic and all the instructions are in both places.

The benefit of a firmware update is making sure your player is working the best it can. If you have issues with discs not playing, might be fixed with updates.You might get added features.
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Old 03-26-10, 08:29 AM
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Re: Samsung Blu Ray BD-1500 firmware question.

Originally Posted by redcapeman View Post
I heard there is a FW update for the BDP1500 that will enable it to play avi files? True or False? How do I do the FW update and should I use the USB port? Any tips or advice regarding this would be great, thanks. Cheers.
Not really sure they would come out with this or not. Why? I bought one of the players you have. Being I have over 11TB of AVI files on my network I took this back and bought the BD=P3600 model. At 1st it was just for the AVI, then I seen it came with a network card. Something at the time I did not know sold for $80/100. On top the you have have to have a Samsung WFi card to use with this unit(All), unless you want to go cable.

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