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Won't read newly released blueray dvd's, Ithe model I have is BD-HP20U with version HU7103100. Do I need new firmware?

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No firmware is available yet. In the meantime follow these directions for a possible work around...

You need to force the player to the the Top Menu of the disc.
The way to do this is: load disc, wait until it says "Reading Completed" (about 1 minute).

Wait for the PLAY icon ">" to show in the upper right corner (this may take up to 30-40 secs).

Once you see the ">" Hit the STOP button on the remote to get to the player's splash screen.

From the Sharp splash screen Hit the "Top Menu/Title List" button on the remote and wait for the circulating dots and then the disc menu appears.
Play the movie from the menu and you should be good to go.

~JC

Posted on Sep 16, 2009

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