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I have a Sharp BD-Hp20 and i already got the firmware update and still cannot watch Avatar Bluray please help.

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Make sure that you do have Version HU9071500 installed--->press setup button------>settings-------> version. If it is installed then after you insert Avatar it takes between 8 and 10 minutes before you can select play movie.

Posted on May 11, 2010

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    Loretta Northcutt May 11, 2010

    "You have to wait approximately 8 minutes from the time of putting it in to time of start. You get a message after a minute. then after 4 minutes you get the 20th century fox logo, then after 3 more minutes u get the movie."

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I have a Sharp Aquo BD-HP20 and it not playing expandables or prince of persia, neither Letter for Juliet


Try updating the firmware. You will need a usb device 2GB. You can try burning the software to a disc but that is not guaranteed to work. You can get the firmware from this link: http://www.sharp.ca/downloads/default2.asp
Click on blu ray players and then next and then your model number and then done.
Hopefully you are using internet explorer. If you are using mozilla firefox then please go to Tools-Options-and choose ask me where to save files.

So save this file to the desktop and save it not open it. Then double click on it when it is saved to your desktop and then choose folder tasks-extract all files-(extract to your usb device). You can find your usb device under my computer. Then take your usb device over to the bluray player. Insert it and then turn the bluray player on. Press the setup button and go to settings then to software update. Begin the update and a bar will let you know its progress. Then turn off the bluray player before taking out the usb device. When you turn it back on it should be ready to play the titles that would not play. If not you need to press setup and go to the menu and go to settings and system reset. Complete the system reset. Then press and hold down the power button on the front of the unit until it says reset on the front of the unit. You may need to do this between playing movies every time you use the player.

Dec 04, 2010 | Sharp AQUOS Blu-ray Disc Player

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Bluray Firmware and where to get the latest downloads


bluray player firmware


Here are a list of bluray players and the link to help you get the latest firmwares. I will be adding several players and for some you may need to click on the manufactures link as not all have a direct link for every player.

AMEX

BD-P1-None out but you can see the home page for Amex here

Blucobra

EZ3000-no firmware and it seems the homepage is gone.

BUSH

BD-0-no firmware. Player was sold in England and has been discountinued

Curtis Mathes

CMMBX130

cmmbx72

Daewoo

DBP-1000-None available

Daewoo-2000-none available

Denon

DBP-2010CI

DBP-1610

DVD-3800BDCI


S-5BD

DBP-4010UDCI

Funai

NB500MGXA

NB500MG1F

Insignia

BRDVD
2BRDVD
BRDVD3
BDLIVE01
BRDVD3CA
BRHTIB
NS-WBRDVD

SAMSUNG

HT-BD1250T
HT-BD72000
BD-P1500
BD-P1590

SHARP

BD-HP20
BD-HP21
BD-HP50


I will be updating this all the time and list when it was updated. Please check back and send me a message in the comments section if you have anything to add. Thanks for your help!!!

ver 0.3.2 posted on 7/08/2010-Added several more players and updated links.

on May 18, 2010 | Audio Players & Recorders

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Its asking for an update in order that I can play this b/ray dvd!


There is no cost to update the player on your own. You will need a 2GB flash drive formatted to the fat 32 file system. You can download the update to your usb device directly from www.sharp.ca
Click on Service Support, downloads, Blu ray player, next your model number, done
Click on the firmware and save it to your usb device.

Refer to the manual on page 40 for directions on completing the update on your player.

See my other posts regarding this problem where I explain in detail what happens when playing Avatar on this unit and completing a software update.

Best Buy can also update the unit for you for a charge.

May 06, 2010 | Sharp BDHP20U Blu-Ray Player

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Blue ray won't play Avatar?


There is a firmware update for the BD-HP22. I had the same problem with Avatar but after I installed the firmware update, it loaded and ran smooth. Use the USB flash drive that came with the player or any other usb flash drive to load the firmware update. Check the link below for instructions and update file from Sharp's website.

http://www.sharpusa.com/CustomerSupport/ProductDownloads.aspx

May 03, 2010 | Sharp BD-HP22U Player

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Bd hp210 will not play disc (sharp)


I have the same problem but I did download the updates for both my Sony and Sharp Blu Rays and Avatar played wonderfully but unfortunately a few days later both players stop playing all Blu Rays. Has anyone had the same problem?

Apr 26, 2010 | Sharp BD-HP21U Blu-Ray Player

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Need firmware update


Download the file from here
Then upload the file to flash drive/thumb drive ( it has to be usb 2.0 , formatted FAT, capacity 1Gb or below)
Stick the drive into BD player.
Select setup>firmware upgrade.
Follow on screen instructions.

Nov 16, 2009 | Sharp BDHP20U Blu-Ray Player

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Wrong firmware updated to my Sharp HP20


There is new firmware avalable, try to load right one.

Oct 02, 2009 | Sharp BDHP20U Blu-Ray Player

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