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Old 04-01-2015, 08:37 PM
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At least you can stream (be it only in 720p) from Netflix on your Oppo 95. Netflix has only just arrived here in Australia, and when I attempt to access it from my Oppo 95, I get a message that my device is not able to stream from Netflix in my area.

The Oppo rep here in the land of Oz has been trying to investigate this issue for me without success. Is there a chance Oppo HQ could approach Netflix on behalf of Oppo 95 owners everywhere?
+1.. that would be nice.
I think the customers have to call and complain.

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It does not, no. So you will still need to remove the WIFI adapter from the player.
Darn, just happened to notice this bug while checking out the latest HOBBIT BluRay in 3D. Glad to know the source at least......
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^ The older app Netflix has provided for the 9x players is only capable of receiving 720p streams. This is not a performance limitation of the 9x hardware, as evidenced by the fact that the VUDU app handles 1080p streams, but rather a limitation of the Netflix app itself.

Netflix evidently has no interest in upgrading the app for this older player which is no longer being manufactured.
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Bob, I am in Australia with an Oppo BDP 95AU which had Netflix on its menu from the day I bought it. With Netflix in Australia, I was looking forward to using my 95 for this (had never bothered with signing up to a VPN etc). However, while I use to get an error message of "not available in your region" from the Netflix app on my Oppo 95, I am now getting a "not available on your device" message. Just fyi, I do have the latest firmware (October 2014)

My local Oppo rep advises, after a number of back and forth emails that:

" OPPO just got back to me saying Netflix is not possible on BDP95 in Australia due to hardware limitations. Only way to access Netflix on BDP95 is through a VPN.

Please accept our sincere apologies for the inconvenience you are experiencing in respect to your OPPO player."

That to me does not make sense, as if it can receive netflix through a VPN, surely that means it is hardware capable, and that the built-in netflix app is the problem?

I have also complained to the local Netflix that USA Oppo 95 people are streaming Netflix, so what is different about the set-up in Australia? They promised to "refer the matter to our engineers".
To make matters worse, my pc (which is hooked into my sound and vision system via hdmi into my NAD T 775HD AVR), which is running Windows 7, apparently will not receive 5.1 sound even though it will stream full HD video.
So, apart from waiting around for Netflix Australia to get their act together to support a wider range of platforms, it seems I am either going to need to upgrade to Windows 8 ( and I don't want that!!) or buy some new wifi hardware (Chromecast or whatever) compatible with whatever Netflix is doing here in Oz. (Even my relatively new Samsung Galaxy Pro 12.2 (android 4.4.2) will not receive a netflix 5.1 surround sound signal, only the 2-channel stream (again still in full HD)

But to get relevant to this thread again, am I correct in believing that my Oppo Netflix prob is NOT a Hardware prob??

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But to get relevant to this thread again, am I correct in believing that my Oppo Netflix prob is NOT a Hardware prob??
It clearly isn't a hardware limitation in the player as the player's hardware is obviously capable of working with Netflix. But apparently Netflix in Australia has decided they won't support the BDP-9x platform and unless they change their mind, going with a VPN is probably your only option other than getting another device that has support for Netflix in Australia.
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^ By my understanding it's apparently a combo of issues. The older app provided by Netflix for the 9x players does not support international servers -- just another of several limitations in that older app, such as only being able to receive 720p streams and with only stereo audio. Thus it is a "software" issue.

However Netflix won't update that app because the 9x player hardware lacks certain, security-related hardware Netflix spec'd and mandated AFTER the 9x players went into production. I.e., hardware support for enhancements to their Copy Protection. Thus it is a "hardware" issue.

I suspect Netflix could work around this given the limited streams they are offering for these players anyway. But they evidently have no interest in doing further work for an older player no longer in production.
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Thanks Bob and GSR both.

As usual, the people in this forum succeed in clarifying issues that no-one else seems able to.

Thanks, guys.

If I could afford it, my choice of "getting other hardware" would be to replace my 95 with a 105 if I could afford it. Don't know what sort of money I could get at this late stage for my 95: I don't think any of the Oz Oppo retailers do trade-ins. In any case, at this late stage in Oppo's history, I would probably be better of waiting to see what the next re-incarnation of the 105 will be.

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Thanks Bob and GSR both.

As usual, the people in this forum succeed in clarifying issues that no-one else seems able to.

Thanks, guys.

If I could afford it, my choice of "getting other hardware" would be to replace my 95 with a 105 if I could afford it. Don't know what sort of money I could get at this late stage for my 95: I don't think any of the Oz Oppo retailers do trade-ins. In any case, at this late stage in Oppo's history, I would probably be better of waiting to see what the next re-incarnation of the 105 will be.

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In any case, at this late stage in Oppo's history, I would probably be better of waiting to see what the next re-incarnation of the 105 will be.
In my opinion, you'd be wise at this point to wait for the BDP-"115" which undoubtedly will be compliant with the BD 4K spec debuting this fall.
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However, the last word I heard was that Oppo won't be releasing a new player for at least 2 years.
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However, the last word I heard was that Oppo won't be releasing a new player for at least 2 years.
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We've heard from OPPO support -- informally, not a press release or official announcement -- "not this year, and maybe not next year".

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Could someone give me an idea of how many streaming apps are presently supported on the BDP-95? I know it was released with a rather short list. Are such apps as PBS, MLB TV, Bloomberg, WSJ, Amazon, or others supported? Thank you.
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Could someone give me an idea of how many streaming apps are presently supported on the BDP-95? I know it was released with a rather short list. Are such apps as PBS, MLB TV, Bloomberg, WSJ, Amazon, or others supported? Thank you.
No, none of those. They are not built into the current 103/105 series either.

The list of original native apps:
  • Netflix
  • Picasa Web Album
  • Film Fresh
  • VUDU
  • YouTube
  • Pandora

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I am also having a handshaking issue, I appreciate the efforts mentioned in this thread, but I am not making much progress.
I have the Oppo 95 blu ray, a Denon 4311 AVR and an LG 55LW6500 LCD.
I wanted to compare the different DACs so I connected the Oppo 95 to the Denon multiple ways.
I connected them over Oppo hdmi to the Denon blu ray in, and with surround analog Oppo to Denon DVD in and with stereo audio Oppo to Denon CD in.
I expected to be able to switch back and forth while listening to a dvd or cd, but when I switch the Denon back to the blu ray input the hdmi handshake fails.
Has anyone made something like this work or have any thoughts? Thanks.
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I am also having a handshaking issue, I appreciate the efforts mentioned in this thread, but I am not making much progress.
I have the Oppo 95 blu ray, a Denon 4311 AVR and an LG 55LW6500 LCD.
I wanted to compare the different DACs so I connected the Oppo 95 to the Denon multiple ways.
I connected them over Oppo hdmi to the Denon blu ray in, and with surround analog Oppo to Denon DVD in and with stereo audio Oppo to Denon CD in.
I expected to be able to switch back and forth while listening to a dvd or cd, but when I switch the Denon back to the blu ray input the hdmi handshake fails.
Has anyone made something like this work or have any thoughts? Thanks.
I am not quite connected the same as you, but for all intents and purposes though the aim is roughly the same to be able to listen to the different sources from the Oppo 95 with, in my case, different settings for Audyssey. Minor differences in equipment in that the Denon is a 4520 and the LCD is a Panasonic 50AX802. I have no problems with switching back and forth between the sources HDMI to analog and back again. My set up is slightly different in that I use an active HDMI splitter on the Oppo 95 HDMI 2 which can be switched on an off remotely so multichannel audio can be taken from HDMI 1 or HDMI 2 depending on my requirement for multi channel Movie sound or multi channel audio eg SACD/DVDA, I am not using multichannel analogue just stereo (complicated but the Denon keeps its HDMI ports active all the time which means if both HDMI ports of the Oppo are connected I only get stereo out of HDMI 1 ).
Two things I think could possible cause your problem the first being make sure the HDMI cables are properly seated and the connector is not under strain if that is OK try an alternative high speed HMDI cable to substitute the cables in the system. The other possibility is an incompatibility between the AVR/TV/Oppo although I think this is much less likely..

Looking at your equipment specs though, the kit is all reasonably recent and all at least HDMI v1.4, IMHO I really think your problem lies with your HDMI cables. If you are using the one that came with the Oppo then it should be OK? but the ferrite blocks can make connection in some tight locations difficult without putting strain on the connector. I would look to the TV/AVR HDMI cable first (if you are using the Oppo cable with the Oppo) and try swapping that with another HDMI 1.4 compatible one. It might also be worth while trying different HDMI ports to see if that helps. I note the LG has Arc on one port (don't know about the Denon) whether that might cause an issue in some circumstances I don't know. It really is a case of suck it and see and eliminate each possible item one by one. I would start with the easiest, swapping the HDMI ports on each equipment in turn and then testing to see if the problem is still there. Then if no success, substituting the HDMI cables one at a time testing each time. From your description the set up should really work without a problem.

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^^^^^^^^^ ^^^^^^^^^^ ^^^^^^^^^^^

Something strange here, the post above is not how I edited it after not being totally happy with what I had written. The post above after editing should read as follows (Weird as of 12th May they are now identical )

I am not quite connected the same as you, but for all intents and purposes though the aim is roughly the same to be able to listen to the different sources from the Oppo 95 with, in my case, different settings for Audyssey. Minor differences in equipment in that the Denon is a 4520 and the LCD is a Panasonic 50AX802. I have no problems with switching back and forth between the sources HDMI to analog and back again. My set up is slightly different in that I use an active HDMI splitter on the Oppo 95 HDMI 2 which can be switched on an off remotely so multichannel audio can be taken from HDMI 1 or HDMI 2 depending on my requirement for multi channel Movie sound or multi channel audio eg SACD/DVDA, I am not using multichannel analogue just stereo (complicated but the Denon keeps its HDMI ports active all the time which means if both HDMI ports of the Oppo are connected I only get stereo out of HDMI 1 ).
Two things I think could possible cause your problem the first being make sure the HDMI cables are properly seated and the connector is not under strain if that is OK try an alternative high speed HMDI cable to substitute the cables in the system. The other possibility is an incompatibility between the AVR/TV/Oppo although I think this is much less likely..

Looking at your equipment specs though, the kit is all reasonably recent and all at least HDMI v1.4, IMHO I really think your problem lies with your HDMI cables. If you are using the one that came with the Oppo then it should be OK? but the ferrite blocks can make connection in some tight locations difficult without putting strain on the connector. I would look to the TV/AVR HDMI cable first (if you are using the Oppo cable with the Oppo) and try swapping that with another HDMI 1.4 compatible one. It might also be worth while trying different HDMI ports to see if that helps. I note the LG has Arc on one port (don't know about the Denon) whether that might cause an issue in some circumstances I don't know. It really is a case of suck it and see and eliminate each possible item one by one. I would start with the easiest, swapping the HDMI ports on each equipment in turn and then testing to see if the problem is still there. Then if no success, substituting the HDMI cables one at a time testing each time. From your description the set up should really work without a problem.

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Does anyone have a BDP-95 rack mount kit for sale?
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Call or email Oppo and ask them if they have any or if they can find one for you.
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Not sure how or why, but some of the local sellers of the BDP-95AU (Australia/New Zealand version of the player) are showing the 95-specific rack mount as in stock on their web store pages.

Google for "buy oppo bdp-95au rack mount". Then scan past the oppo results to individual reseller store page results (ending in .au or .nz)

If you can't find one in the used markets (eBay or audiogon) locally, you might try that route. I didn't spot any such possibilities for the European (BDP-95EU) version, nor for the North American version via Canadian resellers.

Should work fine -- except the player may end up upside down....
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Not sure how or why, but some of the local sellers of the BDP-95AU (Australia/New Zealand version of the player) are showing the 95-specific rack mount as in stock on their web store pages.

Google for "buy oppo bdp-95au rack mount". Then scan past the oppo results to individual reseller store page results (ending in .au or .nz)

If you can't find one in the used markets (eBay or audiogon) locally, you might try that route. I didn't spot any such possibilities for the European (BDP-95EU) version, nor for the North American version via Canadian resellers.

Should work fine -- except the player may end up upside down....
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Thanks for the heads up!
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Dear users of 95

I have a few questions about this model.
I have searched all the thread but found no conclusive answers.
  • Can it play flacs or/and waves in gapless mode?
  • Can it play them via network streaming?
  • Can it play all high resolution files without problems?
  • Can it play SACD-R discs?
  • Can it be a dlna renderer? Can I see the the contents of the network disc on an IPhone.

    I will be very grateful for any comment.


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Thanks for the heads up!
Still looking for a BDP-95 mount kit . . . i bought one, turned out to be a bdp-105 kit GRR
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