Thanks for the heads up. I got the same from the manufacturer - they e-mailed me overnight, which means 8951/8961 are non-starters. Might as well use the $20 8616/8816.
Is there anything readily available from the usual suspects that still runs bcm? -- If you have an apple and I have an apple and we exchange these apples then you and I will still each have one apple. But if you have an idea and I have an idea and we exchange these ideas, then each of us will have two ideas. George Bernard Shaw