Originally Posted by tubalord
rbohling, were you able to resolve this issue? I have the exact same problem when trying to load Sony BDLive content, which is to say that I get the BDLive screen without any of the content (Universal content seemed to work well; those are the only two I've tried), except I have a BDP-83. MovieIQ didn't load properly on the Sony BDs I tried either.
Yesterday, with instructions from OPPO, I disconnected power (1 hour min.), held power button down (5 sec), reconnected power, installed downloaded firmware (on USB, rather than network), re-set to factory settings, disabled BDLive. This seems to have taken care of my lock-ups and sluggish loads (at least as I have seen, with very little play time since). Their instructions left me with the disable BDLive. Which is where I still stand. I was rather disheartened, it this was the solution and asked if this is how I was expected to have a functioning player. Below is the response I received from them, plus I had an earlier response that they intend on future firmware updates, to aleviate issues. Their below response is pretty much the same as a reply I received from SmartyPants. I will try some BDLive stuff, as time permits and if I can keep the wife off that damned Home and Garden Television. She is probably plotting new projects for me
Anyway, I will update, but if you are having the same issues on the BDP-83, it definitely seems to be a firmware issue with OPPO.
As a test we want you to disable BD-LIVE and see if this changes the performance of the player. You can re-engage BD-LIVE again and compare your results.
Disabling BD-LIVE is generally recommended unless you will be taking advantage of specific BD-LIVE features of a disc. BD-LIVE can slow the load times of discs (pre-caching) or corrupt the internal storage, which will lead to loading or other playback errors.
The BDP-83 and the BDP-80 share the same decoder and the core software library. The performance of these two players should be identical, but during product development, we have seen cases were one product suffers an error, while another does not.
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