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LG Kills Blu-ray/HD DVD Hybrid Player

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LG will stop swinging both ways with HD formats this fall, when it ceases production on its Blu-ray/HD DVD combo player. (Samsung's is already dead.) I'm just kind of amazed an already dead format manages to keep getting deader. [DVD Town]

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This player (BH200) is profile 1.1 compliant has the hardware for 2.0 and is only a firmware update away. It currently does upgrade over ethernet and bitstreams the HD audio codecs to a compatible receiver. It really is a nice player. Now they'll just remove the HD part of it (like it's a disease or something) and raise the price...