Netflix HD Upgrade for LG's BD300

LG's BD300 Blu-ray player is getting an upgrade. I know, it's about time!  Joining the likes of Samsung and TiVo, the BD300 is getting a firmware update that give it access to Netflix HD streaming. Woo-hoo.

The upgrade, vBD8.11.480 will also fix a problem on the BD-Live menu.

According to LG, this firmware upgrade will address these issues:

1. Symptom - Netflix HD streaming is not supported. 

2. Countermeasure - New firmware will fix the menu flickering when RMC key is served on the BD-Live menu.Early reports are mixed. . .

Some users have had to stop the stream and restart it to get the full HD quality.

Small price to pay for an HD stream. -Leslie Shapiro