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Netflix, Pandora Added To Samsung BD-P2550 Blu-ray Player

Posted by Tyler Pruitt on October 23, 2008 
Filed Under: Blu-ray, Format War, Hardware



Samsung has released new firmware for their BD-P2500/BD-P2550 Blu-ray players. The updates add Netflix’s “Watch Now” streaming video service to both players. Samsung has also added Pandora internet radio to the BD-P2550, which is a Best Buy exclusive model.

We have received word that with a little firmware hacking, the BD-P2550 firmware should be able to be installed on the BD-P2500 and the cheaper BD-P1500. We will keep you informed of the progress of getting the other models to load the BD-P2550 firmware.

To save you from pulling your hair out trying to find the links on Samsung’s website, here are direct links to the firmware updates.

BD-P2500 Firmware Link

BD-P2550 Firmware Link

*note links are to the USB flash drive upgrade versions, check Samsung’s website for the CD versions*

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Comments

4 Responses to “Netflix, Pandora Added To Samsung BD-P2550 Blu-ray Player”

  1. rob daigen on December 30th, 2008 10:42 pm

    You say the BD-P2550 firmware might be hacked to run on the BD-P1500. Does this mean the 1500 can run Netflix or was that just for the Pandora internet radio?

  2. Tim Payton on February 8th, 2009 7:22 am

    Any word on the firmware hack to put pandora on the bd-p2500?

  3. Mr.X on March 26th, 2009 3:53 pm

    The BD-2550 rocks pandora is awsome and nexflix rocks great Quality for price.

  4. CWulf on April 3rd, 2009 8:47 am

    Did you ever get an answer on this? @Tim Payton -

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