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UPDATED 06/03/2014 - Official 80-0513 Firmware Released
UPDATED 10/18/2013 - Official 79-0910 Firmware Released
UPDATED 03/19/2013 - Beta 77-0308B Firmware Released
UPDATED 10/17/2012 - Official 74-0908 Firmware Released
UPDATED 09/12/2012 - Beta 74-0908B Firmware Released
UPDATED 08/14/2012 - Official 71-0723 Firmware Released
UPDATED 07/31/2012 - Beta 71-0723 Firmware Released
UPDATED 04/23/2012 - Official 66-0413 Firmware Released
UPDATED 03/06/2012 - Official 65-0302 Firmware Released
UPDATED 01/23/2012 - Beta 64-0119B Firmware Released
UPDATED 12/21/2011 - Official 61-1219 Firmware Released
UPDATED 12/05/2011 - Beta 60-1125B Firmware Released
UPDATED 12/01/2011 - Will Greenwald (PC Magazine) Review Posted
UPDATED 09/26/2011 - Official 57-0917 Firmware Released
UPDATED 09/12/2011 - Beta 55-0902B Firmware Released
UPDATED 08/15/2011 - Beta 53-0805 Firmware Released
UPDATED 07/13/2011 - Official 52-0707 Firmware Released
UPDATED 07/08/2011 - Beta 52-0707 Firmware Released
UPDATED 06/21/2011 - SoundStagX.com (Wes Marshall) Review Posted
UPDATED 06/10/2011 - Beta 50-0608 Firmware Released
UPDATED 05/16/2011 - Audioexpress Review Posted
UPDATED 05/10/2011 - Hometheater (Adrienne Maxwell) Review Posted
UPDATED 05/02/2011 - Beta 46-0428 Firmware Released
UPDATED 04/21/2011 - Home Theater (David Vaughn) Review Posted
UPDATED 04/07/2011 - BigPictureBigSound (Greg Robinson) Review Posted
UPDATED 03/29/2011 - Official BDP-9x 42-0323 Firmware Released
UPDATED 03/24/2011 - Sound+Vision (Al Griffin) Review Posted
UPDATED 03/21/2011 - About.com (Robert Silva) Review Posted
UPDATED 03/18/2011 - Beta BDP-9x 41-0303B Firmware Released
UPDATED 03/15/2011 - OPPO wins About.com's 2011 Reader's Choice Awards for Best Blu-ray Disc Player Brand
UPDATED 03/15/2011 - Audioholics Bench Test Posted
UPDATED 03/14/2011 - audio|video REVOLUTION Review Posted
UPDATED 03/03/2011 - AVForums Review Posted
UPDATED 02/07/2011 - Secrets of Home Theater and High Fidelity (John E Johson ) Audio Benchmark Posted
UPDATED 01/28/2011 - Beta BDP-9x 38-0126 Firmware Released
UPDATED 01/25/2011 - LA Audiophile (Kevin Nakano) Review Posted
UPDATED 01/22/2011 - Recordere.dk Review Posted
UPDATED 01/12/2011 - Bluray-Players.net Review Posted
UPDATED 01/12/2011 - AudioVideoHD.fr Review Posted
UPDATED 01/03/2011 - Prillman (gonk) Review Posted
UPDATED 12/19/2010 - BDP-93 Officially Released
UPDATED 12/17/2010 - Official BDP-93x 33-1216 Firmware Released
UPDATED 11/20/2010 - OPPO Wiki FAQ Updated
UPDATED 11/20/2010 - Unofficial BDP-93 FAQ Released
UPDATED 11/18/2010 - BDP-93 Limited NDA Lifted. Beta Testers can freely talk about the player as of the 26-1108 Firmware.
UPDATED 11/18/2010 - Pre-Release Players Offered to Select Customers
UPDATED 11/09/2010 - BDP-93 Officially Announced


Diversified Media Support:
  • Blu-ray Disc - The high definition Blu-ray Disc™ format provides pristine video and audio quality for your home entertainment.
  • Blu-ray 3D – Experience high definition in all new dimensions. The BDP-93 supports the new Blu-ray 3D specifications (3D television and glasses required).
  • Netflix Instant Streaming Ready - Instantly watch movies streamed to your TV via the Internet connected OPPO Blu-ray Disc Player. (Unlimited membership required. US only)
  • Blockbuster on Demand - The newest releases instantly from your couch! (Service available in the United States only)
  • BD-Live & BonusVIEW - The BDP-93 supports BD-Live™ (Profile 2.0) and contains all necessary hardware - audio/video decoder, Ethernet and wireless networking, and 1GB of internal storage - for BD-Live. It also supports BonusVIEW (Profile 1.1) enabling "picture-in-picture" and audio features for viewing director or actor commentary while the main movie is playing.
  • DVD-Audio - The BDP-93 plays DVD-Audio and supports both stereo and multi-channel high resolution audio programs. Users can select whether to play the DVD-Audio or the DVD-Video portion of the disc.
  • SACD - The BDP-93 plays Super Audio CD (SACD) and supports both stereo and multi-channel high resolution audio programs. Users can select whether to output the DSD (Direct Stream Digital) signal in its native format or convert it into PCM.
  • Additional Disc & Media Formats - Additional disc and file formats, such as DVD, audio CD, HDCD, Kodak Picture CD, AVCHD, MP4, DivX, MKV, FLAC, WAV and other audio/video/picture files on recorded discs, USB or eSATA drives can be played back on the BDP-93.

Unparalleled Video Quality:

  • Qdeo by Marvell - The BDP-93 incorporates Marvell's Kyoto-G2 video processor with the second generation Qdeo™ technology. Qdeo video processing delivers a truly immersive viewing experience by rendering quiet natural video free of noise and artifacts for all types of content. For high-quality Blu-ray content, the BDP-93 faithfully reproduces the program just as the director intended; for DVD, the up-converted picture quality bridges the visual gap from your current DVD library to Blu-ray discs; for network streaming and user-encoded content at a variety of formats and quality, the BDP-93 offers enhancement options including video noise reduction, compression artifact reduction, intelligent color, contrast, detail and edge enhancements.
  • DVD Up-Conversion - Per-pixel motion-adaptive de-interlacing and advanced scaling transform the standard definition image on DVDs to high definition output to your TV. Additional Qdeo video processing options help to deliver a clearer, smoother, and true-to-life picture free of noise and artifacts.
  • Full HD 1080p Output - The BDP-93 features user selectable video output resolutions, including 480i, 480p, 720p, 1080i, and up to 1080p 50 or 60Hz.
  • True 24p™ Video - Many Blu-ray Discs are recorded at 24 frames per second, the same frame rate as the original movie's theatrical release. The BDP-93 can faithfully redeliver the original frames using 1080p 24Hz output (compatible display required) for smoother motion and a flicker-free, film-like home theater experience.
  • Source Direct Mode - For users who wish to use an external video processor, high-end audio/video receiver or display, the BDP-93 offers a "Source Direct" mode. The original audio/video content on the discs is sent out with no additional processing or alteration.
  • Multiple Zoom Modes - The BDP-93 supports multiple levels of aspect ratio control and image zooming, including a vertical stretch mode for customers with a 2.35:1 CIH (Constant Image Height) display system. A unique subtitle shift feature allows the user to move the subtitle up and down, making it possible to see all subtitle text when using a 2.35:1 CIH display. (Blu-ray discs with BD-Java may prohibit zoom operation.)
  • Dual HDMI v1.4a Outputs - Two assignable HDMI v1.4a outputs are provided to capitalize on the optimum audio and video settings to all old, new, and future HDMI televisions and receivers. With the option of full audio and video output to 2 displays; or dedicate one HDMI for audio, the other for video, it promotes a high quality video and audio for both signal paths. The BDP-93 supports 3D and Deep Color modes on both HDMI output ports.

High Fidelity Audio:

  • Dolby® TrueHD - Dolby TrueHD delivers lossless studio master quality audio designed specifically for high definition entertainment. The BDP-93 supports bit-stream output of Dolby TrueHD via its HDMI 1.4a output. It can also internally decode Dolby TrueHD into LPCM and output via HDMI or the 7.1ch analog audio output terminals. (Dolby Digital and Dolby Digital Plus audio formats are also supported.).
  • DTS-HD Master Audio™ - DTS-HD Master Audio delivers an auditory experience that matches the lifelike images of high-definition video with up to 7.1 channels that are bit-for-bit identical to the studio master. The BDP-93 supports bit-stream output of DTS-HD Master Audio. It can also internally decode DTS-HD Master Audio and output via HDMI or the 7.1ch analog audio output terminals. (DTS-HD High Resolution Audio and DTS Digital Surround are also supported.)
  • 7.1-Channel Analog Output - Individual analog 7.1-channel surround outputs are ideal to connect to a 7.1-channel or 5.1-channel surround sound system. The BDP-93 delivers an incredible sound stage and an immersive surround experience. For users with stereo speakers, the BDP-93 offers a down-mix mode.
  • Digital Optical and Coaxial Outputs - For simple and easy connection to more traditional A/V receivers, the BDP-93 features both optical and coaxial outputs for digital audio.

Ultimate Convenience:

  • Dual HDMI Outputs – The BDP-93 is equipped with two HDMI output ports and offers the most versatile installation options. You do not have to upgrade your A/V receiver to a 3D model in order to enjoy 3D. One HDMI output of the BDP-93 can be connected to a 3D TV and the other can be connected to a pre-3D HDMI v1.1-v1.3 A/V receiver. For projector users, you can connect one output to a projector for home theater use and the other to a TV for casual viewing. For a multi-room installation the BDP-93 can output audio and video to two 3D or 2D TVs simultaneously.
  • eSATA Port – The BDP-93 features an eSATA port on its back panel. Consumers can take advantage of this fast eSATA connection to play contents from their hard disks full of audio, video and photo files. Most commercially available hard disks pre-formatted with NTFS, FAT32 and FAT file systems are supported, and file sizes larger than 4GB can be played back.
  • Wireless & Ethernet – Using the included wireless-N adapter or the built-in RJ45 Ethernet port, users will be able to interact with BD-Live content, watch instant streaming programs from provides such as Netflix, Blockbuster etc., playback contents on their home network, and update firmware to keep up with new Blu-ray releases.
  • Dual USB Ports - Two USB 2.0 high speed ports are provided, one on the front panel and one on the back. Users can enjoy high definition video, high resolution photos and music directly from their USB drives.
  • PAL/NTSC Conversion - The BDP-93 supports NTSC and PAL systems for both disc playback and video output. It can also convert content of one system for output in another. (Subject to DVD and BD region restrictions.)
  • Back-lit Remote Control - The BDP-93 comes with a fully back-lit remote control for ease of use in dark home theaters. With its ergonomic button layout and clear labeling, operating the Blu-ray Disc player is easier than ever.
  • Universal Power Supply - The BDP-93 features a wide-range world power supply that is compatible with AC power from all regions. No worries about damaging the player due to incorrect power voltage.
  • External IR - For integration into home theater control systems, the BDP-93 provides external IR IN port to use with an IR distribution system.
  • RS232 Control - For custom installation, the BDP-93 offers an RS232 control port with a rich control and communication protocol. Installers can easily program their favorite control systems to operate the BDP-93.
  • HDMI CEC - HDMI Consumer Electronics Control simplifies the home theater by allowing a single remote control to operate multiple devices.

General Specifications

  • Power Supply: Power Supply: ~ 100V – 240V, 50/60Hz AC
  • Power Consumption: 35W (0.5W Standby)
  • Dimensions: 430mm x 311mm x 79mm, 16-7/8 x 12-1/4 x 3-1/8 inches
  • Mass: 4.9kg / 10.8 lbs

OPPO BDP-93 User's Manual
BDP-93 Settings Checklist
Unofficial BDP-93 FAQ
OPPO Wiki FAQ
Unofficial DLNA FAQ

REVIEWS
Secrets of Home Theater and High Fidelity (John E Johson ) Audio Benchmark
gonk's BDP-93 Review
AudioVideoHD.fr Review
Bluray-Players.net Review
Recordere.dk Review
LA Audiophile (Kevin Nakano) Review
AVForums Review
audio|video REVOLUTION Review
Audioholics Bench Test
About.com (Robert Silva) Review
Sound+Vision (Al Griffin) Review
BigPictureBigSound (Chris Boylan) Review
Home Theater (David Vaughn) Review
Hometheater (Adrienne Maxwell) Review
Audioexpress Review
SoundStageX.com (Wes Marshall) Review
Will Greenwald (PC Magazine) Review

FIRMWARE RELEASES
Release date: December 17, 2010
Category: Latest Official Release
Main Version: BDP9x-33-1216
Loader Version: CN0500
Sub Version: MCU93-06-1008

1. HDMI compatibility improvements.
2. Compatibility fix for multi-channel SACD playback over HDMI in DSD mode.
3. General disc compatibility improvement based on recent and upcoming Blu-ray releases as well as user-submitted disc samples.

Note: The player does not support the "Via Network" upgrade method if it uses a wireless Internet connection. Please choose the "Via USB" or "Via Disc" method instead. Once this new firmware version is installed, the player will be able to upgrade via the wireless Internet in the future.

Release date: January 31, 2011
Category: Latest Official Release
Main Version: BDP9x-38-0126
Loader Version: CN0500
Sub Version: MCU93-06-1008

1. HDMI compatibility improvements. This version resolves compatibility issues reported by customers for passing 3D through certain A/V receiver models, and for getting HD audio bitstream on some A/V receiver models.
2. Improvement to audio and video synchronization (lip sync).
3. Picasa Web Album added to the "Internet" section of the Home Menu.
4. General disc compatibility improvement based on recent and upcoming Blu-ray releases as well as user-submitted disc samples.

Release date: March 18, 2011
Category: Public Beta Test Version
Main Version: BDP9x-41-0303B
Loader Version: CN0500
Sub Version: MCU93-09-0218 (BDP-93), MCU95-08-0218 (BDP-95)

1. Improvement to media file compatibility, such as MKV and FLAC.
2. The addition of "Film Fresh" video streaming service. To learn more about this service or sign up, please visit www.filmfresh.com.
3. The addition of a forced 3D output mode. This is useful for certain 3D projectors that do not indicate 3D support via the HDMI handshake procedure. If the "3D Mode" in the "Video Setup" section of the setup menu is set to "Forced", the player will output 3D frame-packed format to a 2D TV or projector when playing 3D Blu-ray. This option is not for 2D to 3D conversion. For most users, please leave the "3D Mode" setting at "Auto".
4. For users who only use the analog audio output, setting "HDMI Audio" to "Off" and "SACD Output" to "DSD" in the "Audio Format Setup" section of the setup menu will now maintain DSD output to the analog audio D/A converters. The previous firmware will force a conversion to PCM if the connected HDMI TV or A/V receiver cannot support DSD.
5. For the BDP-95 model only, the dedicated stereo output ports (XLR and RCA) can now be assigned to use as the Front Left and Front Right output channels.
6. General disc compatibility improvement based on recent and upcoming Blu-ray releases as well as user-submitted disc samples.

Release date: March 29, 2011
Category: Latest Official Release
Main Version: BDP9x-42-0323
Loader Version: CN0500
Sub Version: MCU93-09-0218 (BDP-93), MCU95-08-0218 (BDP-95)

1. Improvement to media file compatibility, such as MKV and FLAC.
2. The addition of "Film Fresh" video streaming service. To learn more about this service or sign up, please visit www.filmfresh.com.
3. The addition of a forced 3D output mode. This is useful for certain 3D projectors that do not indicate 3D support via the HDMI handshake procedure. If the "3D Mode" in the "Video Setup" section of the setup menu is set to "Forced", the player will output 3D frame-packed format to a 2D TV or projector when playing 3D Blu-ray. This option is not for 2D to 3D conversion. For most users, please leave the "3D Mode" setting at "Auto".
4. For users who only use the analog audio output, setting "HDMI Audio" to "Off" and "SACD Output" to "DSD" in the "Audio Format Setup" section of the setup menu will now maintain DSD output to the analog audio D/A converters. The previous firmware will force a conversion to PCM if the connected HDMI TV or A/V receiver cannot support DSD.
5. For the BDP-95 model only, the dedicated stereo output ports (XLR and RCA) can now be assigned to use as the Front Left and Front Right output channels. Fixed an audio channel mapping bug for SACD playback in DSD mode in the public beta test version BDP9x-41-0303B (not affecting the previous official release version).
6. General disc compatibility improvement based on recent and upcoming Blu-ray releases as well as user-submitted disc samples.

NOTE: This is basically the Beta Firmware but now made Official. Only upgrade if you are affected by "5."

Release date: May 2, 2011
Category: Public Beta Release
Main Version: BDP9x-46-0428B
Loader Version: CN0500
Sub Version: MCU93-09-0218 (BDP-93), MCU95-08-0218 (BDP-95)

1. Improved the Speaker Configuration options under Audio Processing. It is now possible to independently set distances for each speaker (previously speaker groups were treated as linked pairs), speaker distances can now be set to the actual spatial distance of the speakers (previously no speaker could be set further from listening position and the Front Left/Right speakers), “Test Tones” can now be used in conjunction with the player’s internal trim controls, speaker distances can now be set in quarter foot increments and speakers no longer require a minimum distance.
2. Added the Zoom and Aspect Ratio (AR) adjustment for BD-Java enabled discs (available on HDMI 1 only). To take advantage of this functionality, set the Primary Output to HDMI 1 (Video Setup), use a resolution other than “Source Direct”, and use the HDMI 1 output on the BDP-93. During the disc playback, press the ZOOM button to change the zoom level and AR on the fly. A momentarily black screen may be observed but this is normal. Please note that 3D BD-Java Blu-rays do not allow for Zoom adjustments.
3. Improved HDMI compatibility with some Audio/Video (AV) receivers. Some customers reported that after updating to the current Official 42-0323 firmware, HDMI handshake problems (such as momentary black screen, audio and/or video dropout, flashing screen, etc.) were observed, and in most cases, it only happened on HDMI 1 not on HDMI 2.
4. Improved access and read speed to external hard drive (HDD) connected with USB or eSATA, especially when two external HDDs are connected in parallel.

Release date: June 10, 2011
Category: Public Beta Release
Main Version: BDP9x-50-0608
Loader Version: CN0900
Sub Version: MCU93-09-0218 (BDP-93), MCU95-08-0218 (BDP-95)

1. Added VUDU HD Movies streaming. Access VUDU at the Home or Source Menu.
2. The Netflix interface is upgraded to version 2.1. This upgrade allows for Canadian customers to stream Netflix and adds the "Search" function.
3. Upgraded the Blu-ray loader driver (CN0900). This upgrade should result in smoother and quitter disc operation.
4. Added a new option for "Volume Control" under Setup -> Audio Processing. This function allows for enabling or disabling the analog volume controls (also known as Variable Audio). If set to "OFF" then the VOL-/+ keys on the remote will no longer affect the analog audio output.
5. Added "Direct Play" support for DVD-Audio titles. After loading the DVD-Audio title, pressing STOP followed by PLAY on the remote control will directly access the first Group/Title, bypassing any menu.
6. Added ID-Tag support for APE and FLAC files. Now these formats will show Title, Artist, Album and Genre on screen when played back at the Home Menu. Embedded Album Art is also supported for FLAC files.
7. Added OGG and OGM Vorbis media support.
8. Improved BD-Live connectivity. For example, "MovieIQ" will now properly connect and download additional media on select Sony Pictures Blu-rays.
9. Improved DLNA performance, which includes faster indexing and more reliable media playback, and added additional DLNA server support.
10. Improved HDMI compatibility with some Audio/Video (AV) receivers and televisions.
11. Improved general disc compatibility based on recent and upcoming Blu-ray releases as well as user-submitted disc samples.

Release date: July 08, 2011
Category: Public Beta Release
Main Version: BDP9x-52-0707B
Loader Version: CN0900
Sub Version: MCU93-09-0218 (BDP-93), MCU95-08-0218 (BDP-95)

1. Improved FLAC and APE file support. The previous 50-0608B firmware added ID-Tag support and Embedded Album Art display (FLAC only), however, this feature caused some FLAC and APE files to stop working. This issue has been solved.
2. Improved the audio/video synchronization of the analog outputs. The previous 50-0608B firmware added analog audio delays not present in the current Official firmware. The analog audio and the digital video are now properly in sync with each other.
3. Restored "Season Play" function found on several ABC Studio's Blu-ray releases, such as "LOST".
4. Fixed the incorrect vertical stretch on some 4:3 DVD films, such as "TWELVE O'CLOCK HIGH" (FOX 2002). This issue could be observed when TV Aspect Ratio is set to "16:9 Wide/Auto" and no zooming operation is performed.
5. Improved general disc compatibility based on recent and upcoming Blu-ray releases as well as user-submitted disc samples.

Release date: July 13, 2011
Category: Latest Official Release
Main Version: BDP9x-52-0707
Loader Version: CN0900
Sub Version: MCU93-09-0218 (BDP-93), MCU95-08-0218 (BDP-95)

1. Added VUDU HD Movies streaming. Access VUDU at the Home or Source Menu.
2. The Netflix interface is upgraded to version 2.1. This upgrade allows for Canadian customers to stream Netflix and adds the "Search" function.
3. Added the Zoom and Aspect Ratio (AR) adjustment for BD-Java enabled discs (available on HDMI 1 only). To take advantage of this functionality, set the Primary Output to HDMI 1 (Video Setup), use a resolution other than “Source Direct”, and use the HDMI 1 output on the BDP-93. During the disc playback, press the ZOOM button to change the zoom level and AR on the fly. A momentarily black screen may be observed but this is normal. Please note that 3D BD-Java Blu-rays do not allow for Zoom adjustments.
4. Improved the Speaker Configuration options under Audio Processing. It is now possible to independently set distances for each speaker (previously speaker groups were treated as linked pairs), speaker distances can now be set to the actual spatial distance of the speakers (previously no speaker could be set further from listening position and the Front Left/Right speakers), “Test Tones” can now be used in conjunction with the player’s internal trim controls, speaker distances can now be set in quarter foot increments and speakers no longer require a minimum distance.
5. Added a new option for "Volume Control" under Setup -> Audio Processing. This function allows for enabling or disabling the analog volume controls (also known as Variable Audio). If set to "OFF" then the VOL-/+ keys on the remote will no longer affect the analog audio output.
6. Added "Direct Play" support for DVD-Audio titles. After loading the DVD-Audio title, pressing STOP followed by PLAY on the remote control will directly access the first Group/Title, bypassing any menu.
7. Improved HDMI compatibility with some Audio/Video (AV) receivers. Some customers reported that after updating to the previous Official 42-0323 firmware, HDMI handshake problems (such as momentary black screen, audio and/or video dropout,flashing screen, etc.) were observed, and in most cases, it only happened on HDMI 1 not on HDMI 2.
8. Upgraded the Blu-ray loader driver (CN0900). This upgrade should result in smoother and quitter disc operation.
9. Added OGG and OGM Vorbis media support.
10. Added ID-Tag support for APE and FLAC files. Now these formats will show Title, Artist, Album and Genre on screen when played back at the Home Menu. Embedded Album Art is also supported for FLAC files.
11. Improved access and read speed to external hard drive (HDD) connected with USB or eSATA, especially when two external HDDs are connected in parallel.
12. Improved BD-Live connectivity. For example, "MovieIQ" will now properly connect and download additional media on select Sony Pictures Blu-rays.
13. Improved DLNA performance, which includes faster indexing and more reliable media playback, and added additional DLNA server support.
14. Fixed the incorrect vertical stretch on some 4:3 DVD films, such as "TWELVE O'CLOCK HIGH" (FOX 2002). This issue could be observed when TV Aspect Ratio is set to "16:9 Wide/Auto" and no zooming operation is performed.
15. Improved general disc compatibility based on recent and upcoming Blu-ray releases as well as user-submitted disc samples.

Release date: August 15, 2011
Category: Public Beta Release
Main Version: BDP9x-53-0805B
Loader Version: CN0900
Sub Version: MCU93-09-0218 (BDP-93), MCU95-08-0218 (BDP-95)

1. Added YouTube Leanback streaming. YouTube LeanBack is designed to provide an uninterrupted stream of HD videos from YouTube like you were watching a normal television channel. Access YouTube Leanback at the Home Menu -> Internet, or by pressing SOURCE and selecting YouTube.
2. Resolved errors related to the player freezing when loading specific Netflix streams. In the previous firmware, when playing movies with optional language and subtitle selection, the player may freeze at the initial buffering screen. Examples of titles affected include "Shutter Island", "LOST. Season 1. Pilot" and "The One".
3. Improved support for user-created DVD-Audio discs. In the previous firmware, the on-screen display and the front panel timing counters may stop at 00:00:00 when playing continuously from Track 1 to Track 2. This was mostly observed on user-created DVD-Audio discs which were “Audio Only” and contained no menus, backgrounds, or additional features.
4. Added brief chapter information (Current Chapter/Total Chapters) on-screen display when pressing PREV or NEXT button to skip chapters. Currently this feature only applies to commercial discs which include Blu-ray, DVD and DVD-Audio.
5. Improved general disc compatibility based on recent and upcoming Blu-ray releases as well as user-submitted disc samples.

Release date: September 12, 2011
Category: Public Beta Release
Main Version: BDP9x-55-0902
Loader Version: CN0900
Sub Version: MCU93-09-0218 (BDP-93), MCU95-08-0218 (BDP-95)

1. Added Pandora Internet Radio streaming. For public accounts (free registration), the audio quality is measured to be 44.1KHz/16bit, 2-channel. You can access Pandora through the player's Home Menu icon, Home Menu -> Internet, or by pressing SOURCE and selecting Pandora. Currently limited to U.S. residents only.
2. Improved the PGS subtitle support in M2TS/TS playback, through USB drive, external hard drive or DLNA streaming. Customers have reported that the movie picture could occasionally freeze up during the playback, while the OSD timing counter was still moving forward. The issue has been solved in this release.
3. Resolved the subtitle flickering or image stuttering issue during some 3D movie playback. This issue has been reported to happen randomly on some 3D movies released in Asia or Europe, sample titles include "Step Up", "SAW" and "Resident Evil: Afterlife".
4. Resolved the image vertical stretch issue observed on some legacy DVD's. Customers have reported that when playing these DVD's using HDMI 1 and setting Aspect Ratio to "16:9 Wide/Auto", the pictures were vertically stretched. This issue could happen to DVD's issued before or around 2000, and sample titles include "The Abyss", "Titanic", "TWELVE O'CLOCK HIGH (2002)" and "1941 (1979)".
5. Improved general disc compatibility based on recent and upcoming Blu-ray releases as well as user-submitted disc samples. Sample movies include "Avatar (3D)", "Journey to Mecca" and "Alice (2009 Miniseries)".

Release date: September 26, 2011
Category: Latest Official Release
Main Version: BDP9x-57-0917
Loader Version: CN0900
Sub Version: MCU93-09-0218 (BDP-93), MCU95-08-0218 (BDP-95)

1. Added Pandora Internet Radio streaming. The audio quality is 128 Kbps compressed stream decoded to 44.1KHz/16bit, 2-channel for both free and premium accounts. You can access Pandora by pressing the HOME button, and then select "Internet" from the Home Menu, or by pressing SOURCE and selecting Pandora. This service is limited to U.S. residents only.
2. Added YouTube Leanback streaming. YouTube LeanBack is designed to provide an uninterrupted stream of HD videos from YouTube like you were watching a normal television channel. Access YouTube Leanback from the Home Menu -> Internet, or by pressing SOURCE and selecting YouTube.
3. Resolved errors related to the player freezing when loading specific Netflix streams. In the previous firmware, when playing movies with optional language and subtitle selection, the player may freeze at the initial buffering screen. Examples of titles affected include "Shutter Island", "LOST. Season 1. Pilot" and "The One".
4. Improved the subtitle support in M2TS/TS playback through USB drive, external hard drive or DLNA streaming. Customers have reported that the movie picture could occasionally freeze up during the playback, while the time counter was still moving forward. This issue was related to subtitles and has been resolved in this release.
5. Resolved the subtitle flickering or image stuttering issue during some 3D movie playback. This issue has been reported to happen randomly on some 3D movies released in Asia or Europe. Sample titles include "Step Up", "SAW" and "Resident Evil: Afterlife".
6. Resolved the image vertical stretch issue observed on some legacy DVD's. Customers have reported that when playing these DVD's using HDMI 1 and setting Aspect Ratio to "16:9 Wide/Auto", the pictures were vertically stretched. This issue could happen to certain 4:3 DVD's issued before or around 2000, and sample titles include "The Abyss", "Titanic", "TWELVE O'CLOCK HIGH (2002)" and "1941 (1979)".
7. Improved support for user-created DVD-Audio discs. In the previous firmware, the on-screen display and the front panel time counters may stop at 00:00:00 when playback advanced from Track 1 to Track 2. This was mostly observed on user-created DVD-Audio discs which were “Audio Only” and contained no menus, backgrounds, or additional features.
8. Resolved the Test Tone missing or harsh noise issues. Some customers have reported these using some special combinations of downmix mode and speaker setting.
9. Improved the audio information display, e.g., previously "MLP 5.1" was shown as "5.1", "1/2 DTS 6.1" was shown as "1/2 DTS 5.1".
10. Added brief chapter information (Current Chapter/Total Chapters) on-screen display when pressing PREV or NEXT button to skip chapters. This feature only applies to commercial discs which include Blu-ray, DVD and DVD-Audio.
11. Improved general disc compatibility based on recent and upcoming Blu-ray releases as well as user-submitted disc samples. Sample movies include "Avatar(3D)", "Journey to Mecca", "Alice (2009 Miniseries)" and "Pirate of Caribbean 4" (3D version released in Asia and Europe).

Release date: December 5, 2011
Category: Public Beta Test Version
Main Version: BDP9x-60-1125B
Loader Version: CN0900
Sub Version: MCU93-09-0218 (BDP-93), MCU95-08-0218 (BDP-95)

1. Added the "Title/Chapter Repeat" capability to some Blu-ray movies authorized with BD-Java technology: during the movie playback, press the REPEAT button on your remote to select the required repeating mode. Remember since BD-Java is still an evolving technology, this function may not apply to all BD-Java based movies.
2. Resolved the loading failure issue observed on several recently-released TV series, sample titles include "Fringe (BD)" (Season 3, 2011), "Chuck (BD)" (Season 4, 2011), "Dexter (BD)" (Season 5, 2011). Normally, these movies can be played with no problem at the first trial, then if you stop the playback or eject the tray, and later try to load the same movie again, the player will freeze with a black screen and the VFD stops at 00:00:00. The reason is that these discs contain a new feature to provide a pop-up menu at re-loading, so the customer can decide to resume or not. This issue has been resolved.
3. Resolved the Fast Forward (FWD) failure during some FLAC music playback. Customers have reported that during some FLAC playback, if you press the FWD button to 2x and up, the music playback could automatically skip to the next track. This issue has been resolved.
4. Resolved the extra BD-Live setting required to load some Blu-ray movies, sample titles include "Warlord (BD)" (2010). To load these titles, you have to set the "BD Live" to be "ON", although no actual internet connection is required. This issue has been resolved.
5. Resolved the channel missing issue at the 7.1 WAV playback. Customers have reported that FL and FR channel contents may be lost during the 7.1 WAV playback. This issue has been resolved.
6. Reset the SPDIF audio format during the VUDU movie playback. According to VUDU certification requirement, we have set the VUDU movie's audio to be DTS 5.1 through SPDIF in Bitstream mode.
7. Added the direct play capability to BDAV folder, which is similar to BDMV folder. BDAV is a container for videos recorded using AVCHD camcorders such as Sony's HDR-SR series.
8. Improved general disc compatibility based on recent and upcoming Blu-ray releases as well as user-submitted disc samples.

Release date: December 21, 2011.
Category: Latest Official Release
Main Version: BDP9x-61-1219
Loader Version: CN0900
Sub Version: MCU93-09-0218 (BDP-93), MCU95-08-0218 (BDP-95)

Note: This version was previously released as a public beta test version on December 5, 2011. It has been qualified and promoted to an official release version. If you have installed the public beta version during the week of December 5, there is no need to reinstall the firmware.

1. Added "Title/Chapter Repeat" capability to some Blu-ray movies authorized with BD-Java technology. During movie playback, press the REPEAT button on your remote to select the desired repeat mode. As BD-Java is an evolving technology, this function may not apply to all present and future BD-Java based movies.
2. Resolved the loading failure issue observed on several recently-released Blu-ray TV series, including "Fringe" (Season 3, 2011), "Chuck" (Season 4, 2011), "Dexter" (Season 5, 2011). Normally, these movies can be played with no problems when initially loaded. However, if disc playback has been stopped or the disc ejected, the disc would fail to load properly and remain on a black screen with the front VFD displaying 00:00:00. The cause of this error was related to the player failing to load pop-up menu to display disc resume functionality. This firmware properly resolves the pop-up menu.
3. Resolved a Fast Forward (FWD) bug during some FLAC music playback. Customers have reported that during some FLAC playback, if you press the FWD button to 2x and up, the music playback could automatically skip to the next track. This issue has been resolved.
4. Resolved the extra BD-Live setting required to load some Blu-ray movies such as "Warlord" (2010). To load such titles it was necessary to set "BD Live" to be "ON" under Network Setup, even if no internet connection was present. This issue has been resolved and for all "BD-Live" states ("ON", "LIMITED", "OFF").
5. Resolved FL and FR channels missing from user generated 7.1 WAV media. Customers have reported that FL and FR channel contents may be lost during the playback of 7.1 WAV files. This issue has been resolved.
6. Reset the SPDIF audio format from VUDU to DTS 5.1 when Bistream is enabled. In compliance with the VUDU certification requirements, we have set the VUDU’s audio stream to be converted to DTS 5.1 through SPDIF in Bitstream mode. Previous firmware resolved only stereo PCM over SPDIF.
7. Added the direct play capability to BDAV folder. BDAV is a container for videos recorded using AVCHD camcorders such as Sony's HDR-SR series.
8. Improved general disc compatibility based on recent and upcoming Blu-ray releases as well as user-submitted disc samples.

Release date: January 23, 2012.
Category: Latest Public Beta Release
Main Version: BDP9x-64-0119B
Loader Version: CN0900
Sub Version: MCU93-09-0218 (BDP-93), MCU95-08-0218 (BDP-95)

1. Resolved the loading failure issue observed on several recently-released Blu-ray movies, mainly Universal Europe (EU) releases. Their US releases have no known issue. Sample titles include "Jurassic Park Trilogy (BD Box Set, 2011)", "Kong Fu Panda 2 (BD, 2011)", "Fast Five (BD, 2011)", and "National Lampoon's Animal House (BD, 1978 version)" etc. With the previous firmware, disc playback will automatically stop once you go to the Main Menu and select to PLAY. This firmware properly loads and plays all the above Blu-ray titles.
2. Improved general disc compatibility based on recent and upcoming Blu-ray releases as well as user-submitted disc samples including "Mr. Poppers Penguins (BD, 2012)", "Dragons Gift of the Night Fury (BD, 2012)", "Human Planet (BD, BBC Documentary)" and "Nine Inch Nails, Live - Beside You In Time (BD)".
3. Per the request from the studios, the ISO file playback function has been removed in this firmware version. The previous firmware had the ability to play ISO files, but it was an undocumented function and was never officially announced or supported. Future firmware version will no longer support ISO playback.

Neuromancer's Note: Multi-directory AVCHD is still working in this firmware, but that too may be removed in the future. The AVCHD specifications only require root directory support, not multi-directory support.

Release date: March 06, 2012.
Category: Latest Official Release
Main Version: BDP9x-65-0302
Loader Version: CN0900
Sub Version: MCU93-09-0218 (BDP-93), MCU95-08-0218 (BDP-95)

1. Per the request from the studios, the ISO file playback function has been removed in this firmware version. The previous firmware had the ability to play ISO files, but it was an undocumented function and was never officially announced or supported. Future firmware version will no longer support ISO playback.
2. Resolved the loading failure observed on several recently released titles, samples like "Hugo (BD, 2012)" and "Rio (BD, 2011)". The failure only happens with the 2D version blu-ray disc, where the TV would get a black screen and the player's front panel display would remain at 00:00:00. This firmware can properly load and play these titles.
3. Improved the video up-conversion quality over HDMI 1 output for 720p source material. This improvement provides a better picture quality for Netflix streaming as well as 720p-encoded Blu-ray discs.
4. Resolved the loading failure issue observed on several recently-released Blu-ray movies, mainly Universal Europe (EU) releases. Their US releases have no known issue. Sample titles include "Jurassic Park Trilogy (BD Box Set, 2011)", "Kong Fu Panda 2 (BD, 2011)", "Fast Five (BD, 2011)", and "National Lampoon's Animal House (BD, 1978 version)" etc. With the previous firmware, disc playback will automatically stop once you go to the Main Menu and select to PLAY. This firmware properly loads and plays all the above Blu-ray titles.
5. Resolved the audio channel loss issue where DTS-HD MA 6.1 audio is decoded as 5.1 for both the analog audio outputs and the HDMI LPCM output. Sample titles include "Star Wars: The Complete Saga (BD, 2011)" and "The Lord of the Rings: The Motion Picture Trilogy (BD, 2011)". The reason is the Center Surround (CS) channel is folded into Surround channels (SR/SL) instead of Surround Back channels (SBR/SBL). This firmware decodes this 6.1 audio as 7.1 by distributing the CS channel to the SBR/SBL channels, and send out through HDMI and analog audio outputs.
6. Resolved the freezing issue observed when accessing some BD-Live features. Samples include the "Extras" in "Puss in Boots (BD, 2011)", the "Disney Virtual Vault" in "The Lion King (BD, 2011)".
7. Provided smaller volume control adjustment step through the Analog audio outputs. Previously the Volume Control adjusts at 5 per step in the index and 2 dB per step in the level. This firmware allows volume control at 1 per step in the index (100, 99, 98, 97, ...), 0.5 dB per step in the level for BDP-95, 1 dB per two consecutive steps in the level for BDP-93 (e.g.,indexes 100 and 99 share the same volume level).
8. Improved general disc compatibility based on recent and upcoming Blu-ray releases as well as user-submitted disc samples including "Mr. Poppers Penguins (BD, 2012)", "Dragons Gift of the Night Fury (BD, 2012)", "Human Planet (BD, BBC Documentary)" and "Nine Inch Nails, Live - Beside You In Time (BD)".

Release date: April 23, 2012
Category: Latest Official Release
Main Version: BDP9x-66-0413
Loader Version: CN0900
Sub Version: MCU93-09-0218 (BDP-93), MCU95-08-0218 (BDP-95)

1. Updated the Youtube Leanback application to the latest revision which allows for users to log into their YouTube account(s) and upgrades the general user interface (UI).
2. Improved the support for "Disc Unbound" feature and other similar features observed on some newly released Blu-ray television and movie series, mainly FOX releases. This feature allows the audience to select the episode located on another disc, and once the correct disc is loaded, the player will directly jump to the pre-selected episode and start to play. Sample titles include "Sons of Anarchy, Season 3 and 4 (BD, 2011)", "The Killing, Season 1 (BD, 2011)", "Chuck, Season 4 (BD, 2011)", "Archer, Season 2 (BD, 2011)" and "Game of Thrones, Season 1 (BD, 2012)".
3. The "Blockbuster on Demand" icon has been removed from the home menu. Blockbuster stopped this service to most consumer electronic devices after March 31, 2012.
4. Improved general disc compatibility based on recent and upcoming Blu-ray releases as well as user-submitted disc samples.


Release date: July 31, 2012
Category: Latest Public Beta Release
Main Version: BDP9x-71-0723B
Loader Version: CN0900
Sub Version: MCU93-09-0218 (BDP-93), MCU95-08-0218 (BDP-95)

Release date: August 14, 2012
Category: Latest Official Release
Main Version: BDP9x-71-0723B
Loader Version: CN0900
Sub Version: MCU93-09-0218 (BDP-93), MCU95-08-0218 (BDP-95)

1. Added "DVD 24p Conversion". This feature restores the original 24 film frames from DVD-Video and outputs it as 1080p/24Hz. To enable this feature, enter the Video Setup in the Setup Menu, set the "1080p24 Output" to be "Auto" or "On", and set the "DVD 24p Conversion" to be "On". Note: the actual DVD 24Hz conversion quality can be affected by the display’s processing and video source, especially for a non-3:2 pulldown cadence source.
2. Resolved random freezing issue while streaming from Netflix. Previously, customers reported that after installing the last Official firmware (BDP9x-66-0413), Netflix streaming could be unreliable, and in some cases, even result in the player completely freezing until a power cycle was performed. This firmware has resolved these issues.
3. Resolved the audio decoding failure on the "Volume Sixteen" DTS Blu-ray Demo Disc (released CES 2012). Customers reported clips for "Tron" and "Lion King" were improperly decoded when HDMI was set to LPCM. This firmware upgrades the DTS SDK to correct changes in the encoding standards for these kind of soundtracks.
4. Improved general disc compatibility based on recent and upcoming Blu-ray releases as well as user-submitted disc samples, such as "Dexter (BD, Season 4)".

Release date: September 12, 2012
Category: Latest Public Beta Release
Main Version: BDP9x-74-0908B
Loader Version: CN0900
Sub Version: MCU93-09-0218 (BDP-93), MCU95-08-0218 (BDP-95)

1. Resolved an issue where subtitles on some Blu-ray discs would fail to display. Customers reported that after loading the disc and selecting a subtitle language in the Top Menu, the subtitle would not show automatically when movie playback started. It was required that the customer toggled the subtitle on/off or switched subtitle languages to enable subtitle output. Sample titles include "Kong Fu Panda 1/2 (BD, 2008/2011)", "A Seperation (BD, 2012)", "Being Flynn (BD, 2012)" and "The World God Only Knows (BD, 2012)". This issue has been resolved.
2. Resolved the occasional analog audio dropout when playing some DTS-HD Master soundtracks which were observed after upgrading the BDP-95 with BDP9x-71-0723 firmware. This issue has been resolved.
3. VEVO content playback is now supported in the Youtube Leanback application.
4. Resolved a loading issue with "American Gangster (BD, 2009)". Customers have reported that the initial menu, which allows you to select Theatrical Version or Extended Version, was no longer displaying after installing the BDP9x-71-0723 firmware. This issue has been resolved.
5. A potential bug: play a Blu-ray movie with Secondary Audio "ON", then select the Youtube Leanback application, the player might freeze itself. We are still working on this issue.

Release date: October 17, 2012
Category: Latest Official Release
Main Version: BDP9x-74-0908
Loader Version: CN0900
Sub Version: MCU93-09-0218 (BDP-93), MCU95-08-0218 (BDP-95)

Public release of 74-0908B Firmware.

Release date: March 18, 2013
Category: Latest Public Beta Release
Main Version: BDP9x-77-0308B
Loader Version: CN0900
Sub Version: MCU93-09-0218 (BDP-93), MCU95-08-0218 (BDP-95)

1. Improved the support for "Episode Resume" feature observed on "Game of Thrones: Season 1 (BD, 2012)". It is similar to the "Disc Unbound" feature observed on new FOX releases, which allows the audience to select the episode located on another disc, and once the correct disc is loaded, the player will directly jump to the pre-selected episode and start to play.
2. General disc compatibility improvement based on recent and upcoming Blu-ray releases as well as user-submitted disc samples.

Release date: October 15, 2013
Category: Latest Official Release
Main Version: BDP9x-79-0910
Loader Version: CN0900
Sub Version: MCU93-09-0218 (BDP-93), MCU95-08-0218 (BDP-95)

1. Resolved a playback issue with several Blu-ray movies recently released by HBO Studios, known titles include "Parade's End" and "Behind the Candelabra". Customers have reported that once the disc is loaded and the Main Menu shows, either choosing the PLAY or selecting a scene will cause the player to lock up with nothing on the TV screen and all zeroes on the front panel of the player. This issue has been resolved.
2. Resolved a loading issue with several TV episodes in the Film Fresh application. Customers have reported that those episode would fail to load and cause the player to lock-up. Samples included "Super Natural". This issue has been resolved.
3. Improved the support for "Episode Resume" feature observed on "Game of Thrones: Season 1 (BD, 2012)". It is similar to the "Disc Unbound" feature observed on new FOX releases, which allows the audience to select the episode located on another disc, and once the correct disc is loaded, the player will directly jump to the pre-selected episode and start to play.
4. Resolved a playback issue with some MKV files. Customers have reported that if they keep pressing the FWD button to increase the fast forward speed to 3x and beyond, the current playback would automatically stop. This issue has been resolved.
5. Added an "OFF" choice to the OSD Mode, which hides all the on-screen information unless the DISPLAY button is pressed. This can be set in "Setup Menu"->"Video Setup" -> "Display Options" -> "OSD Mode".
6. Expanded the Subtitle Shift option from "-5 ~ +5" to "-10 ~ +10", which allows finer control of the subtitle position on the display screen.
7. General disc compatibility improvement based on recent and upcoming Blu-ray releases as well as user-submitted disc samples.

Release date: June 3, 2014
Category: Latest Official Release
Main Version: BDP9x-80-0513
Loader Version: CN0900
Sub Version: MCU93-09-0218 (BDP-93), MCU95-08-0218 (BDP-95)

1. Fixed a bug in calculating acoustic propagation delay from the "Speaker Distance" parameters of the "Speaker Configuration" setting.
2. Resolved an incorrect 4:3 aspect ratio (AR) display with some user-generated MKV and MPEG files. When the customer set the "Primary Output" to HDMI 1 and played video with AR 4:3, double pillar box could be observed on the pictures from HDMI 1 Output. This AR issue has been resolved.
3. Resolved a HDMI handshaking issue introduced by a Sony firmware update to their 4K Ultra HDTV, such as the XBR-55X900A model. The player could be immediately locked up once its HDMI 1 output was connected to the television. This was caused by the new data field related to HDMI 2.0 support in the television's Extended Display Identification Data (EDID) block. We added special handling for these fields and resolved this issue.
4. Resolved a compatibility issue with the SiliconDust HDHomeRun Prime CableCard TV tuner. If both the TV tuner and the BDP-93/95 player were connected to the same home network, the player could slow down and produce interrupted images for disc playback after a few minutes. The problem was related to the redundant query/response between these two devices, and was resolved in this firmware.

FIRMWARE INSTRUCTIONS
VIA USB
1. Download the latest firmware release
2. Insert a USB thumb drive to the computer that stores the downloaded zip file, and unzip the firmware file to the USB drive. Verify that the USB drive now contains a UPG folder, and inside the UPG folder there are three files: BDP9X.BIN, BDP9X.SIGN, and DVD460.BIN
3. Remove the USB drive from the computer.
4. Turn on your TV display and the OPPO player. Make sure that there is no disc in the player and no other USB device is connected to the player.
5. Insert the USB drive containing the firmware file to a USB port on the player's front or back panel.
6. The player usually can recognize the firmware file and prompt you for firmware upgrade. In case the player does not prompt you, press the SETUP button on the remote control to enter the setup menu. Select Device Setup, Firmware Upgrade, and then Via USB.
7. Please follow the on-screen instructions to complete the firmware upgrade process.
8. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TURN OFF THE PLAYER, UNPLUG THE POWER, OR PRESS ANY BUTTONS OTHER THAN NECESSARY TO RESPOND TO THE ON-SCREEN PROMPT DURING THE REMAINING UPGRADE PROCESS.
9. In order to complete the firmware upgrade process, the player will turn off automatically. Unplug the USB drive after the player turns itself off.
10. Turn on the player again after the firmware upgrade process is completed. Press the SETUP button on the remote control to enter the setup menu. Select Device Setup, Reset Factory Default, and then choose OK to reset the player settings. Enter your customized settings as necessary after resetting.
11. Check the new firmware version by going to the setup menu, and then selecting Device Setup - Firmware Information. If you notice that the firmware versions displayed do not match the versions listed in this release note, please retry the firmware upgrade procedure from step 4 to ensure all parts of the firmware package are installed.
12. Congratulations! You have just completed the firmware upgrade. Delete the UPG folder and its content from the USB drive so you do not accidentally install the firmware again.

VIA CD
1. If you requested a firmware CD from OPPO customer service, jump to step 5 of this procedure. You may also follow steps 2 - 4 to burn a firmware CD.
2. Download the latest firmware release.
3. Unzip the firmware file to the hard disk of the computer. Once unzipped, there should be a UPG folder, and inside the UPG folder there are three files: BDP9X.BIN, BDP9X.SIGN, and DVD460.BIN. Note the location of the UPG folder.
4. Use your favorite CD/DVD burning software to create a new data disc. Put the UPG folder and its content onto the newly created data disc, and burn the disc to a CD or DVD recordable media. After the disc is burned, verify on the computer that the disc now contains a UPG folder, and inside the UPG folder there are three files: BDP-83.bin, DVD.BIN and MCU83-1.BIN. This is your firmware disc.
5. Turn on your TV display and the OPPO player. Make sure that there is no disc in the player and no USB device is connected to the player.
6. Eject the disc tray, put in the firmware disc, and then close the tray. The player usually can recognize the firmware disc and prompt you for firmware upgrade. In case the player does not prompt you, press the SETUP button on the remote control to enter the setup menu. Select Device Setup, Firmware Upgrade, and then Via Disc.
7. Please follow the on-screen instructions to complete the firmware upgrade process. Remove the disc from the tray when the tray ejects out.
8. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO CLOSE THE DISC TRAY, TURN OFF THE PLAYER, UNPLUG THE POWER, OR PRESS ANY BUTTONS OTHER THAN NECESSARY TO RESPOND TO THE ON-SCREEN PROMPT DURING THE REMAINING UPGRADE PROCESS.
9. In order to complete the firmware upgrade process, the player will turn off automatically.
10. Turn on the player again after the firmware upgrade process is completed. Press the SETUP button on the remote control to enter the setup menu. Select Device Setup, Reset Factory Default, and then choose OK to reset the player settings. Enter your customized settings as necessary after resetting.
11. Check the new firmware version by going to the setup menu, and then selecting Device Setup - Firmware Information. If you notice that the firmware versions displayed do not match the versions listed in this release note, please retry the firmware upgrade procedure from step 5 to ensure all parts of the firmware package are installed.
12. Congratulations! You have just completed the firmware upgrade. Erase or discard the firmware disc so you do not accidentally install the firmware again.

VIA NETWORK
1. Press Eject. If you have Firmware Notifications (Device Setup) set to ON, the player will inform you of a new firmware release. Skip to Step 4.
2. With no disc in the player press Setup.
3. Select Device Setup then Firmware Upgrade then Via Network.
4. Please follow the on-screen instructions to complete the firmware upgrade process.
5. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TURN OFF THE PLAYER, UNPLUG THE POWER, OR PRESS ANY BUTTONS OTHER THAN NECESSARY TO RESPOND TO THE ON-SCREEN PROMPT DURING THE REMAINING UPGRADE PROCESS.
6. Turn on the player again after the firmware upgrade process is completed. Press the SETUP button on the remote control to enter the setup menu. Select Device Setup, Reset Factory Default, and then choose OK to reset the player settings. Enter your customized settings as necessary after resetting.
7. Check the new firmware version by going to the setup menu, and then selecting Device Setup - Firmware Information. If you notice that the firmware versions displayed do not match the versions listed in this release note, please retry the firmware upgrade procedure from step 5 to ensure all parts of the firmware package are installed.
8. Congratulations! You have just completed the firmware upgrade. Erase or discard the firmware disc so you do not accidentally install the firmware again.

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  • Audio:

    AAC
    APE
    FLAC (33-1216 - multi-channel 88.2Khz; 24-bit/192KHz FLAC working | 26-1108 - 192KHz and multi-channel 88KHz no longer work. 88KHz crashes the system, while 192KHz just slowly advances. Multi-channel is stereo remixed to 5.1)
    M4A
    MKA
    MP3
    WAV
    WMA

  • Picture:

    GIF
    JPG
    PNG

  • Video:

    AVI (DivX/XviD)
    AVCHD (33-1216 - Fixed | 26-1108 - NTFS drives are not playing back AVCHD. Was working in previous firmware. Rename the "AVCHD" folder and direct access the M2TS in the interim)
    DIVX
    ISO (DVD-Video and Blu-ray backups)
    M2TS
    MKV (FLAC and Dolby Digital TrueHD are not supported. DTS-HD Master will likely crash the player)
    MOV
    MP4
    MPEG-1/2 (includes VOB)
    OGM
    TS
    WMV

DLNA
  • Audio:

    AAC
    FLAC (33-1216 - should be working again | 26-1108 - Inadvertently disabled in this firmware)
    M4A
    MKA
    MP3
    PCM
    WAV
    WMA

  • Picture:

    GIF
    JPG
    PNG

  • Video:

    AVI (DivX/XviD)
    MKV (FLAC and Dolby Digital TrueHD are not supported. DTS-HD Master will likely crash the player)
    MP4
    MPEG-1/2 (includes VOB)
    M2TS
    TS
    WMV

Not Supported
  • Audio:

    AIFF
    OGG
    MLP (Recognized, but does not result in audio)

  • Picture:

    BMP
    MPO (Multi-Picture Output. aka 3D images)
    TIF
    SVG

  • Video:

    FLV
    RMVB



Internet Streaming Services*
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  • Blockbuster (United States only)
  • FilmFresh (United States only)
  • Netflix (United States only. Canada streaming is still going through certification. ETA is early-next-year for Canada Netflix streaming)
  • VUDU HD (United States only)


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  • Kingwin EZ Dock (USB, eSATA)
  • Seagate FreeAgent 500GB~1.5TB (USB, eSATA)
Not Supported
  • None (?)

*subject to change through future firmware releases.

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I've had my 93 for 2 days. So far, my only gripe is that the Eject button on the front panel is very hard to find by eye or by feel in a darkened room. It is black on black and almost flush with the panel surface. (I don't use the Eject button on the remote because my 93 is behind a glass door in my equipment rack.)
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I've had my 93 for 2 days. So far, my only gripe is that the Eject button on the front panel is very hard to find by eye or by feel in a darkened room. It is black on black and almost flush with the panel surface. (I don't use the Eject button on the remote because my 93 is behind a glass door in my equipment rack.)

Agreed, but I think you'll find you get used to it after a while as I have. It's one of my few complaints with the ergonomics of the new player.
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I've had my 93 for 2 days. So far, my only gripe is that the Eject button on the front panel is very hard to find by eye or by feel in a darkened room. It is black on black and almost flush with the panel surface. (I don't use the Eject button on the remote because my 93 is behind a glass door in my equipment rack.)

Don't feel all alone. I've been whining about that (and the power button) for months. And look where it got me.

But after only a few months I learned to find them even in the dark with only 2 or 3 stabs.
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question for owners;
-will the 93 do horizontal squeeze?

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For 4:3 contents, the player will pillarbox these contents into the original aspect ratio.

For 16:9 contents, no, the player will not horizontally squeeze these type of contents.
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Glad to see FLAC supported directly. What DAC is used in the 93? Any improvements in DLNA/UPnP renderer support so we can use something like this:

http://forum.dbpoweramp.com/showthread.php?t=20897

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I will be getting this player a few months before I get my new projector. My current projector has DVI input, and the cable in the wall is DVI. I was thinking of getting an HDMI-to-DVI adapter to connect the Oppo 93 to the cable, and then when the new projector arrives, getting a DVI-to-HDMI adapter to connect the cable to the projector. The adapters are cheap, and I really don't relish the idea of pulling another cable through the walls.

Any reason to worry about degradation of PQ, handshake issues, etc.? I doubt that I will be interested watching 3D (although the projector is capable of it), but would I need new cable if I wanted to watch 3D?
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Glad to see FLAC supported directly. What DAC is used in the 93?

The BDP-93 uses the Cirrus Logic CS4382 (same as the BDP-83) with some minor improvements.
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http://forum.dbpoweramp.com/showthread.php?t=20897

DLNA rendering is not supported. This is something that has been requested ever since the BDP-83 Beta, but has not materialized.
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Any reason to worry about degradation of PQ, handshake issues, etc.? I doubt that I will be interested watching 3D (although the projector is capable of it), but would I need new cable if I wanted to watch 3D?

Depending on the bandwidth capabilities of the cable, you may run into issues such as HDCP dropouts or not being able to display 1080p, let alone 3D.

You really will now know if you will need a new cable run until you get the player and start running it through its paces.
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You really will now know if you will need a new cable run until you get the player and start running it through its paces.

Thanks. I guess I could pull the new cable now, and use just one adapter at the projector end until the new projector arrives. The HDMI connector is smaller than the DVI connector, so maybe it won't be so hard to do.
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That would probably be the best solution.
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For those with the 93 already. Can you comment on the analog output speaker distance setup capabilities? The 83 limited the distance settings so that the surround speakers could not be properly time aligned if they were farther from the primary listening position than the fronts.

Is it now possible to have the fronts set at 14ft and surrounds set at 16ft or 20ft??? The added test tones give me some hope that there is more flexibility with this new model.

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The Speaker Distance calculations are exactly the same as the BDP-8x line of players. It is a compensation of speakers which are closer to the listening position and the main speakers. The player does not support speakers which are further from the listening position and the main speakers.
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This is what the mods said:

"Please do not post any Shipping or Order Status details in the comments. This is an Owner's Thread and should be used to talk about the BDP-93 hardware and software"

All you're doing in inviting nonsensical and immature posts. PLEASE STOP before this thread becomes as bad as the previous thread and the ignore list becomes longer. Thanks.
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The Speaker Distance calculations are exactly the same as the BDP-8x line of players. It is a compensation of speakers which are closer to the listening position and the main speakers. The player does not support speakers which are further from the listening position and the main speakers.

Thanks for the response even if it is not what I wanted to hear.

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This is what the mods said:

Actually, no. This is what I requesting. markrubin made a post with similar sentiments, but the language, desire, and edit are all mine.

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All you're doing in inviting nonsensical and immature posts. PLEASE STOP before this thread becomes as bad as the previous thread and the ignore list becomes longer.

The ironic thing is that you are adding to the "pollution" which you do not want. If you find their posts offensive for the thread, then PM them directly, and if that does not work, then report their posts. There is absolutely no reason to keep responding to these kind of posts asking for people to behave a certain way, as these kind of posts just add to the noise and clutter (mind included). It is far more reasonable productive to go direct to the source, then it is to get the community involved.
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There is no real difference in PQ between players when playing back Blu-ray content. The advantage of the BDP-93 is that it can do things like Noise Reduction. This is important for some Blu-ray titles which are older catalog releases which received no remastering. The "Tommy Boy" and "Home Alone" type releases will look better on the BDP-93 as you can remove some of the inherent noise in these poor releases.
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Actually, no. This is what I requesting. markrubin made a post with similar sentiments, but the language, desire, and edit are all mine.

Actually, Neuromancer, you're not really requesting that only owners should post here are you? Non-owners often need to ask questions before they buy. Should they not post in this thread?
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is there a noticable difference when playing dvds
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Actually, Neuromancer, you're not really requesting that only owners should post here are you? Non-owners often need to ask questions before they buy. Should they not post in this thread?

No. The point of saying "Owner's Thread" is to reduce the talking of subjects not related to the use or operation of the player. This includes, but is not limited to, talking about making a purchase, posting about the player being shipped or received, or extolling the merits of high quality power or analog audio cables.

Anyone can post here, just make sure it is about the player's hardware and software capabilities or performance.
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There is no real difference in PQ between players when playing back Blu-ray content. The advantage of the BDP-93 is that it can do things like Noise Reduction. This is important for some Blu-ray titles which are older catalog releases which received no remastering. The "Tommy Boy" and "Home Alone" type releases will look better on the BDP-93 as you can remove some of the inherent noise in these poor releases.

I'm going to lean more to the "players do matter" side of this argument. There are things that go on in the video path of every Blu-Ray player and it is possible for one player to do them better than another. For example, take color upsampling as it might affect Deep Color output.

There are also factory installed limitations in players. For example, the PS3 does not de-interlace 1080i Blu-Ray content.

And then of course there are outright bugs.

The 83 has a well deserved reputation for being an excellent Blu-Ray player as regards video quality. There are still a few issues being worked on in the current 93 firmware, but I'm starting to see signs the 93 may end up being even better than the 83.

Add audio into the mix and things get even more interesting. For example the PS3 will not play lossless audio tracks from 3D discs. You get the lossy compatibility track instead.

Keep in mind some of the differences here can be subtle. But that doesn't mean they don't exist.

The jury must remain out on the 93 until the first release firmware reaches production status.

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is there a noticable difference when playing dvds

Depends on the video source. Anime will always look best on the PS3 because it has been programmed for them. Some odd cadences will also look better on the PS3. But overall most contents will look identical.
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I had the player for a few days and I agree with your post. it will be better then 83 if they are able to fix the few problems. I was a bit worried at first at a few bugs, but it was not as bad as I thought.

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is there a noticable difference when playing dvds

Yes. If you know what to look for.

For example, the PS3 has a pretty limited set of de-interlacing cases which it will handle correctly. And you have no choice but to let the PS3 de-interlace SD-DVDs for you -- no 480i output option on its HDMI.

In the 83 discussion thread you'll find exhaustive discussion of this sort of stuff.

As with Blu-Ray, there are some SD-DVD issues still being worked on in the 93, but I know that Oppo is taking SD-DVD as seriously on the 93 as they did on the 83.
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i have a ps3 through a av receiver if i run a oppo player direct to the tv instead of a av receiver will there be any difference in pq
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