Ended up sending my PhotoBridge to Pyramid Audio to get repaired. Had it back for a couple of weeks and its working great.
Will see what next year offers for MPEG2/MPEG4 players. But for now, I'm good with my PhotoBridge.
Yes. I thought I had deleted this post and posted in the MPlay thread but appartently the delete didn't take.It looks like marcelo is looking into it for you, since he has a similar set up. I'll let him ask the questions