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Where to download firmware update?

I may be missing something, but are RCA & Thomson the same? I do know there are some differences as I've just bought a Thomson PDP2840 20GB player and have found out that the RCA equivalent the RD2840 is a 40GB player. I need to update the firmware but am not sure if the upgrade on the RCA site for the 2840 will work for the Thomson player. I've run searches for Thomson firmware updates but have drawn a blank. Anyone know the answer to this, or have a link to the relevant Thomson site?

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Re: Where to download firmware update?

Perhaps too late perhaps it helps: greetz, XtoriaN

Posted on Mar 01, 2007

Re: Where to download firmware update?

:O Thanks so much none of the other thompson sites had links to it

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