It was originally scheduled for release in the United States on August 18, 2006 with a MSRP of 9.95.Sony had postponed the release date of this player several times and it was released on December 4, 2006.The update improves BD-Java compatibility to enhance interactivity with some BD-ROMs, adds compatibility with BD-R/RE discs burned by the Click to Disc™ and Click to Disc™ Editor software included with some VAIO® computers, adds Dolby® True HD and Dolby Digital Plus Audio decoding functionality, enhanced playback compatibility with certain BD-ROM format discs, enhanced customer support capability.
We recommend the following operating systems: Note: The update will not be performed if the file is not copied to the root directory of the USB device or if the name of the file is modified.
First get the equipment ready, then transfer the update to your player.
So if you happen to be the proud owner of a Sony Dolby Vision-capable TV (an X930E/XE9305, X940E/XE940, Z9D/ZD9, A1E/A1 OLED, A8F/AF8 OLED or X900F/XF900) and an Oppo 203 or 205, please feel free to message me on the Twitter account below to let me know that everything’s working fine.
Fingers crossed Oppo will give us a rather slicker implementation of the Sony-compatible Dolby Vision update than the one we got on the Sony X700…
wiki How is a “wiki,” similar to Wikipedia, which means that many of our articles are co-written by multiple authors. Sony Blu Ray players are designed to be updated frequently with the newest programming, called "firmware." Although the updates used to be done with a disc, they can now be performed over the Internet.
To create this article, volunteer authors worked to edit and improve it over time. Learn more about how to update a Sony Blu Ray player.The player will gives the option to output Dolby Digital or DTS via the Toslink (optical or coax), or selectively downmix either independently to PCM.However the digital output is not necessarily compatible with other surround system decoders.On November 30, 2006 Sony announced that the player began shipping to major consumer electronics retailers and specialty dealers nationwide.It became available at retailers on December 2, 2006.Back in early April, Oppo shocked the AV world by declaring that it was ceasing production of its UDP-203 and UDP-205 4K Blu-ray players.