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Old 07-01-2008   #47
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Default Re: ML 502 Media Console

Originally Posted by thierry B View Post
May I say Anyone has got a 502 !!!!!!!!!!!!
I don't think it's shipped yet, but should very soon, may even be out.

Yep, they did go with HDMI 1.1, so to get the new codecs, you'll need a player that can pass them as LPCM.... This is part of the issue I see with this piece. We still haven'

t settled on HOW these new codecs will be sent to pre/pros and receivers. Many are going to bitstream, but some cling to PCM. If sometime down the road, it becomes bitstream, then you might find it hard to get a Blu-ray player to go with this piece. Sorry, just my inherent paranoia and uncertainty in this ever changing market...
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