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Hi all,

Just hooked up my 103 tonight to my anthem mrx300. I was planning to bitstream audio on the MRX but I get a terrible hiss/static-y sound when I try this. When this happens, the MRX shows 2.0 PCM instead of DTD Master HD or True Dolby HD from the source.

Once, I got it t work after rebooting the anthem, but the same issue happened when I changed the blu ray disc. This happens when I choose auto or bitstream on the setup menu. LPCM seems to work fine, so it seems to me it may be a handshake issue (my anthem had no prolem with my old sony bdp outputting is bitstream).

As an aside, I also had stuttering issues when I set the unit to decode HDCD.

Any thoughts as to whether this is a firmware issue, or an actual problem with the unit?

Thanks in advance,
Nick
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What's the word on Logitech 900 and the 103? I'm guessing the 93 codes work, but are there commands that I need to add to be harmony?
I think I might pick up a harmony touch this weekend to play with. Don't think I will like it over my 900 but something else to try.
Same codes as 83/93. A handful of new codes are present, some are in the Logitech database and some are not. I actually used the 103 a couple days this week with the 900 and experienced no real issues using the old 83 codes. The new codes simply allow direct access to features otherwise also available in the menus along with a couple new tricks.
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Sincerely appreciate all those posting how to best stream content through the BDP-103. My 103 arrives tomorrow and I am confused (as the 'noob' I am). Have read this entire thread and much of the 'Anticipation' thread for the 103/105. Also watched the unboxing youtube link recently posted in this thread. And read data from the media streaming section of AVS Forum.

Understand that the BDP-103 inherently includes Cinvavia.

1. If I use a media server (like the Synology units) can I stream all media thru the BDP-103 or will Cinvavia interrupt the audio for Cinvavia protected audio/video content?

2. If using a BDP-93/95 (or earlier Oppo players - or other non-Cinvavia Blu-Ray players) would Cinvavia interrupt the audio for Cinvavia protected content?

3. Would it be wise to have a pre-Cinvavia Blu-Ray player (like the earlier OPPO units) in the house to substitute when Cinvavia Blu-Rays are to be viewed over the NAS? If so, what Blu-Ray players do youl recommend?

4. Other than a media server, is other equipment (Dune HD media players, Popcorn Hour media players, etc) needed to watch iso or mkv 'Blu-Ray' streamed content?

5. Does the (about to be released) Poporn A-400 or C-300 resolve anything substantial when streaming via the BDP-103?

6. Appears the Dune HD media players may be redundant to that provided by the BDP-103 or is this not a correct understanding?

This thread's networking discussion with the BDP-103 has been very helpful, although the biggest interest is how the BDP-103 performs under all possible uses, not just networking. Apologize for the uninformed questions. Am trying to learn how to best use this great new device! Thanks again.

1. It's been reported that Cinavia detection is not working for MKV or M2TS files. It's hard to believe that will be allowed to continue.

2. No, a player without Cinavia detection will not detect Cinavia.

3. If you must defeat Cinavia then you will need the hardware to do it. We like OPPO players here.

4. You don't need anything extra to watch MKVs, unless you need Dolby TrueHD audio, in which case you need something other than the OPPO. We've been discussing tricks to mount ISO files on SMB servers all today.

5,6: unknown.

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I mentioned it in my video, but was wondering if someone could comment on the flash of the start up screen whenever you change to different source or service on the menu. Does the 93 do the same thing?
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I just finished a chat with the Roku live chat support for the Roku streaming stick and the following were my questions and the answers I received:

Question: Can I access HBO GO with the Roku streaming stick if I am a HBO subscriber with Direct TV?

Answer: HBO GO is an authenticated channel, which means you must have a current HBO subscription and a television provider that supports HBO GO on Roku.
The following is a list of television providers that have authorized HBO GO on Roku:

ATT U-verse; Bend Broadband; Blue Ridge Communications; Bright House Networks; Charter; Cox; Dish Network; Grande Communications; HTC Digital Cable; Massillon Cable/Clear Picture; Mediacom; Midcontinent Communications; Optimum; RCN; Suddenlink; Time Warner Cable; Verizon FiOS; WOW!; Atlantic Broadband (ABB); CenturyLink; and Insight.

I am really sorry to inform you that Direct TV cable TV provider is not available in the above list.

Question: Will the Roku streaming stick work if plugged into the rear HDMI input of the Oppo BDP-103 blu-ray player, or must there be direct line of sight for the remote to work? (there is a front HDMI input on the Oppo BDP-103, but I wouldn't be able to close the audio cabinet doors with it placed in the front HDMI input).

Answer: I am sorry, it will not work with the rear HDMI input of the Oppo BDP - 103 blu ray player. Because Roku Ready products are MHL-enabled consumer electronics devices that are certified by Roku to work seamlessly out of the box with the Roku Streaming Stick. These products display a distinctive Roku Ready logo on their packaging so consumers can easily identify them for use with the Roku Streaming Stick. Other products with MHL ports that are not certified as Roku Ready are not supported by Roku for the Streaming Stick. I am extremely sorry to inform you that it will not work. Kindly visit this website link: support.ro…66268-mhl-enabled-devices.

Question: Will it work in the front HDMI input of the Oppo Bdp-103?

Answer: Roku products can be connected to the HDTV. But they are not able to connect with other devices. Because it is an on line streaming device only that can be able to provide the output on the TV screen. And you may face compatibility issue when we are connecting the Roku and other devices. We keep on updating the channels/features of the Roku player. I think you may expect a Roku product to support to the Oppo BDP-103 in the future. Once it is available, we will update it through the Roku official website.

I will look forward to an real world experience from the AVS forum members.
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Thanks for the news. One of the posts seemed to indicate that the Roku streaming stick might not work with HBO GO, so I will check with Roku tech support. It would be better if I could place it in one of the rear inputs, if the remote would still function, but this is a good start.

The post was mine. It depends on who is providing your TV service. Comcast, Directv and TW Cable will not authorize the Roku box to stream HBO or Cinemax content. Other providers will do. To make things even more complicated, Directv authorizes other devices like the Ipad and Samsung TVs. Maybe they see the Roku box as a dangerous competitor, who knows ?

Keep in mind this can change anytime, there is a lot of pressure from clients unhappy with this.

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The Oppo webpage doesn't mention Roku at all. Only says "other MHL devices". Perhaps we are just "assuming" it will work in the future ? The Roku answer above doesn't look very promising.

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I mentioned it in my video, but was wondering if someone could comment on the flash of the start up screen whenever you change to different source or service on the menu. Does the 93 do the same thing?

Interesting. I use to have the flash with the 93 until it was fixed by firmware. The 103 works without any glitch so far. Pretty sure it depends on which device the Oppo handshakes with.

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For those playing at home, I clocked the load time of Terminator 2: Skynet (with BD Live enabled), which I recall bringing many BD players to their knees:

1 minute 20 seconds including the initial download
45 seconds once the content had been download (from closing the tray to seeing the menu screen).

Just about every other disc has been 15-20 seconds after closing the tray to either the menu, or first unskippable preview.
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Question: Will the Roku streaming stick work if plugged into the rear HDMI input of the Oppo BDP-103 blu-ray player, or must there be direct line of sight for the remote to work? (there is a front HDMI input on the Oppo BDP-103, but I wouldn't be able to close the audio cabinet doors with it placed in the front HDMI input).
Answer: I am sorry, it will not work with the rear HDMI input of the Oppo BDP - 103 blu ray player. Because Roku Ready products are MHL-enabled consumer electronics devices that are certified by Roku to work seamlessly out of the box with the Roku Streaming Stick. These products display a distinctive Roku Ready logo on their packaging so consumers can easily identify them for use with the Roku Streaming Stick. Other products with MHL ports that are not certified as Roku Ready are not supported by Roku for the Streaming Stick. I am extremely sorry to inform you that it will not work. Kindly visit this website link: support.ro…66268-mhl-enabled-devices.
This answer is basically correct. Only the front HDMI input on the BDP-103 is a MHL input, so you can't use a MHL device on the rear input.
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Question: Will it work in the front HDMI input of the Oppo Bdp-103?
Answer: Roku products can be connected to the HDTV. But they are not able to connect with other devices. Because it is an on line streaming device only that can be able to provide the output on the TV screen. And you may face compatibility issue when we are connecting the Roku and other devices. We keep on updating the channels/features of the Roku player. I think you may expect a Roku product to support to the Oppo BDP-103 in the future. Once it is available, we will update it through the Roku official website.
I will look forward to an real world experience from the AVS forum members.
It's possible that Roku hasn't completed their testing yet with Oppo, so the answer you got may be their official answer for now, but it's not correct. The Roku Streaming Stick works when connected to the front HDMI input on the BDP-103.

By the way, none of this has anything to do with line of sight as the Oppo remote controls the Roku Streaming Stick through the MHL connection. So as long as your remote can control the BDP-103 itself, you'll have no problems using it to control the Roku.
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1. It's been reported that Cinavia detection is not working for MKV or M2TS files. It's hard to believe that will be allowed to continue.

Does this mean that purchasing a non-Cinavia enabled NAS now will prevent Cinavia from invoking itself over that network? Or will Cinavia somehow enable itself anyhow at a later date?

2. No, a player without Cinavia detection will not detect Cinavia.
3. If you must defeat Cinavia then you will need the hardware to do it. We like OPPO players here.

So streaming a NAS to an earlier model OPPO (non-103/105) would not permit Cinavia invoking itself over the network from NAS to OPPO to HDMI cabled TV?


4. You don't need anything extra to watch MKVs, unless you need Dolby TrueHD audio, in which case you need something other than the OPPO. We've been discussing tricks to mount ISO files on SMB servers all today.
Where is the thread re tricks to mount ISO files on SMB servers? Regret asking, but what are 'SMB' servers?

Regards.
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Should have done my homework more thoroughly. Found SMB (Server Message Block) under Wikipedia.

"In computer networking, Server Message Block (SMB), also known as Common Internet File System (CIFS, /ˈsɪfs/) operates as an application-layer network protocol mainly used for providing shared access to files, printers, serial ports, and miscellaneous communications between nodes on a network. It also provides an authenticated inter-process communication mechanism. Most usage of SMB involves computers running Microsoft Windows, where it was known as "Microsoft Windows Network" before the subsequent introduction of Active Directory. Corresponding Windows services are the "Server Service" (for the server component) and "Workstation Service" (for the client component)."
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Bill already addressed #'s 1-4.
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5. Does the (about to be released) Poporn A-400 or C-300 resolve anything substantial when streaming via the BDP-103?
6. Appears the Dune HD media players may be redundant to that provided by the BDP-103 or is this not a correct understanding?
Both of these options will (or are expected to, in the case of the A-400) handle Blu-ray and DVD ISO files. AFAIK, neither is burdened with Cinavia. In the case of the A-400, that means it can't provide full Blu-ray menus. In the case of the Dune, I think it was introduced before Cinavia was required, so it can provide full Blu-ray menus and still not have Cinavia. So assuming I didn't get any of these facts wrong, these would be areas where the Dune and Popcorn Hour media players would add functionality that the BDP-103 doesn't have.
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Bill already addressed #'s 1-4.
Both of these options will (or are expected to, in the case of the A-400) handle Blu-ray and DVD ISO files. AFAIK, neither is burdened with Cinavia. In the case of the A-400, that means it can't provide full Blu-ray menus. In the case of the Dune, I think it was introduced before Cinavia was required, so it can provide full Blu-ray menus and still not have Cinavia. So assuming I didn't get any of these facts wrong, these would be areas where the Dune and Popcorn Hour media players would add functionality that the BDP-103 doesn't have.

Thanks for the reply gsr!

To rephrase (if understood) the BDP-103 will handle all streaming with full Blu-Ray menus except Cinavia protected ISO discs. The A-400 should allow Cinavia protected Blu-Rays to play but without the full Blu-Ray menus. That sounds like a workable solution to me.

Best regards. Do appreciate your expertise.
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Thanks for the reply gsr!
To rephrase (if understood) the BDP-103 will handle all streaming with full Blu-Ray menus except Cinavia protected ISO discs. The A-400 should allow Cinavia protected Blu-Rays to play but without the full Blu-Ray menus. That sounds like a workable solution to me.
Best regards. Do appreciate your expertise.

Almost said what I hoped to state. The A-400 should allow Blu-Ray and DVD ISO files on the media server to play but without the full Blu-Ray menus. Does that sound correct?
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Hi all,
Just hooked up my 103 tonight to my anthem mrx300. I was planning to bitstream audio on the MRX but I get a terrible hiss/static-y sound when I try this. When this happens, the MRX shows 2.0 PCM instead of DTD Master HD or True Dolby HD from the source.

Change HDMI Audio (Audio Format Setup) from Bit Stream to LPCM and see if the same errors occur.

Use HDMI 1 direct to the television for video and HDMI 2 direct to the receiver for audio. See if you have the same audio issues.
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Hi all,

Just hooked up my 103 tonight to my anthem mrx300. I was planning to bitstream audio on the MRX but I get a terrible hiss/static-y sound when I try this. When this happens, the MRX shows 2.0 PCM instead of DTD Master HD or True Dolby HD from the source.

Once, I got it t work after rebooting the anthem, but the same issue happened when I changed the blu ray disc. This happens when I choose auto or bitstream on the setup menu. LPCM seems to work fine, so it seems to me it may be a handshake issue (my anthem had no prolem with my old sony bdp outputting is bitstream).

As an aside, I also had stuttering issues when I set the unit to decode HDCD.

Any thoughts as to whether this is a firmware issue, or an actual problem with the unit?

Thanks in advance,
Nick

Double-check that you have all of the firmware updates for the MRX. If you are not sure how to do this, ask in the MRX Owner's Thread here. There have been lots of updates for the MRX and it is essential that you get it to the correct firmware level before spending time trying to diagnose this:

http://www.avsforum.com/t/1289533/anthem-mrx-receivers-300-500-700-owners-thread-tweaking-guide

It's also possible one of the other MRX Owners in that thread may have encountered something like this and can point you in the right direction.

Similarly, in the OPPO, check Device Setup > Firmware Information and confirm that all 3 parts of the firmware (Main, Loader, and Sub/MCU) match the version numbers shown on the OPPO Support page for the 103 (and also in the first post of this thread). If not, update your firmware.

What you are describing is indeed an HDMI handshake failure, and that means you should start by simplifying the handshake. Then if that works you can start switching back to your normal, desired settings to see where the problem appears.

I presume you are running HDMI 1 from the OPPO to the MRX and do not have HDMI 2 connected at all. NOTE: Double-check your cabling and make sure you are using the output socket you THINK you are using. Also check to be sure the HDMI plugs are FULLY inserted STRAIGHT into the socket with nothing (e.g., cable weight or cable drape) tugging the plug in any direction. Check BOTH ENDS of the HDMI cables. HDMI plugs are just friction fit, and it only takes a small shift of plug in socket to ruin your day.

In the OPPO, set Video Setup > HDMI Options > HDMI 1 Color Space = YCbCr 4:4:4

Set Video Setup > HDMI Options > HDMI 1 Deep Color = OFF

Set Video Setup > 1080p/24 OFF

Set Video Setup > 3D Output OFF

Set Video Setup > Resolution 1080p

Set Audio Format Setup > Secondary Audio OFF

Set Device Setup > HDMI CEC OFF

Now try Bitstream output again. Use HDMI Audio Bitstream to test this (not AUTO). If it is still giving your problems, try changing the OPPO to 720p output resolution. If 720p works but 1080p gives you problems, that's a pretty strong indication you have marginal HDMI cabling. Keep in mind that HDMI is an end to end protocol so the problem could be in the cable EITHER SIDE of the MRX.
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I just finished a chat with the Roku live chat support for the Roku streaming stick and the following were my questions and the answers I received:

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Question: Will it work in the front HDMI input of the Oppo Bdp-103?

Answer: Roku products can be connected to the HDTV. But they are not able to connect with other devices. Because it is an on line streaming device only that can be able to provide the output on the TV screen. And you may face compatibility issue when we are connecting the Roku and other devices. We keep on updating the channels/features of the Roku player. I think you may expect a Roku product to support to the Oppo BDP-103 in the future. Once it is available, we will update it through the Roku official website.

I will look forward to an real world experience from the AVS forum members.

Sounds like a bit of left hand vs. right hand here. OPPO was part of the original press-release pre-announcing the Roku Streaming Stick, and the stick certainly does work in the 103's Front HDMI Input -- I'm using it myself. However, Roku may still be validating their most recent firmware update against that of the OPPO 103. Also keep in mind that the 103 is not in General Distribution yet, and Roku may simply be trying not to jump the gun and "pre-announce" an OPPO product.

I'm checking now, but I don't expect there to be any delays here.
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Roku Streaming Stick used with the OPPO BDP-103

The Roku Streaming Stick (RSS) works quite well with the OPPO 103. There are a few important gotchas I'll mention below.

The RSS plugs into the FRONT HDMI Input of the 103. It derives power from the "MHL" features of that Input. It will NOT work in the Rear HDMI Input because that input is not MHL-capable.

Once the RSS has had a chance to boot itself up, the Input menu on the 103 will change so that Front HDMI/MHL Input becomes Roku.

The RSS does not have its own remote control. It is operated using the remote control of the 103 (or any programmable remote control using the IR command set of the 103).

Audio and Video output of the RSS is processed by the Audio and Video system in the 103. Your choice of cabling and settings in the 103 will still apply when using the RSS.

The RSS provides access to the entire set of content Channels available in Roku's Channel Store. Browse those via the RSS itself. The RSS dynamically loads Channel apps (over the network) as needed. That is, if you add too many Channels to your set of My Channels, the Roku stick will keep the most recently used ones in its memory and will replace those with others as you select to use them. Basically this means you don't have to worry about how many Channels you have added to your My Channels list, nor do you have to manage the memory storage yourself. I've not found any Roku Channels that are excluded from the RSS.

The RSS also automatically manages any updates that might become available, both for its OWN firmware and for any of the Channel apps. Again, except for perhaps a delay accessing your chosen app due to the need to download it over the network, this is not something you'll ever have to worry about or manage yourself.

When you select the Front HDMI Input in the 103 (called Roku after it has booted up), you will initially see your current list of My Channels (scroll left right horizontally) along with an item to browse the Channel Store and another item for setting the operation settings of the RSS itself.

When you select one of your Channels from that list, then that Channel app starts and what you see and hear depends on the particular Channel you have selected.



Generally speaking, the buttons on the 103 remote will do just what you would expect while using the RSS or any of its Channels. However there are a couple special button mappings you need to know about.

The OPTION button on the 103 remote will bring up the currently appropriate CONTEXT MENU in the RSS. For example, if you want to manage your list of stations while in the Pandora app on the RSS you press Option and those choices will appear in a Context Menu that pops up on screen.

Or if you want to DELETE a Channel from your My Channels list, you scroll to that Channel and press Option and a Context Menu will appear offering that choice.

MEANWHILE, the POP-UP MENU button on the 103 remote is used as a shortcut back to the My Channels list. No matter how deep you are in the user interface of any of the Channel apps, pressing Pop-up Menu will exit that Channel app and return you to your My Channels list.

GOTCHA #1: If you mistakenly press Home on the 103 remote the 103 will switch back to its "Blu-ray Player" Input and will display its normal Home Menu. I.e., you will no longer be looking at the Roku Streaming Stick stuff.



The Roku Streaming Stick has its own, built-in Wifi. There is no way to make the RSS use the networking of the 103 itself. I presume they designed it this way because the RSS is intended to plug into a variety of TVs, etc., and they simply couldn't rely on networking being available through all of those in any useful way. Thus,....

GOTCHA #2: The RSS *REQUIRES* you have a Wifi setup. If you don't have Wifi networking, don't get the RSS

At the present time, the RSS seems to be extremely sensitive to the method of connection to the 103. I.e., using an HDMI extension or angle adapter may significantly impact the performance of the RSS. Also note that any such extension/adapter has to be able to handle the MHL flavor of HDMI. This sensitivity may be something Roku and OPPO can adjust over time. In fact there is new firmware I'm testing now that may already address this. But UNTIL WE KNOW FOR SURE.....

GOTCHA #3: Assume the Roku Streaming Stick will have to be plugged DIRECTLY into the Front HDMI Input of the 103 -- which means it sticks out the front.

The amount it sticks out is quite a bit less than the free space you need in front for the 103's tray to open, but still, there it is. I have my RSS plugged in adjacent to a USB thumb drive stick I also use for testing, and the two of them are comparable.



The big advantage of the RSS is that it gives you access to the huge library of Channel apps Roku has collected. For example, they have the MOG music app, and the TuneIn Internet radio app. They have a ton of specialty channels as well. See the Roku site to check on your favorite app.

Roku recently added VUDU as an available Channel app, which means the one, high-profile app they are still missing is a YouTube app.

In regards content accessibility, the RSS is identical to a stand-alone Roku solution. If you ALREADY HAVE a Roku box, then there may be no reason to get the RSS. Indeed you might want to try plugging your existing Roku box into the Front or Rear HDMI Input of the 103.

The advantage of the RSS is that it is already integrated with the 103 as regards, e.g., remote control functions.

Now, the processor power in the RSS is less than what's available in the 103. This is most noticeable playing Channels that do high-end Video, or that have complicated User Interfaces. Indeed you'll find that some of the Channel apps have simplified User Interfaces for just this reason.

Thus the 103 includes *NATIVE* apps as well -- e.g., Netflix, VUDU, YouTube, Pandora, etc.

My recommendation is that even if you get the RSS, you should continue to use the NATIVE apps in the 103.

EXAMPLE: The native VUDU app in the 103 supports 3D. The Roku VUDU app on the RSS does not.

However, there's one reason you might want to use the Roku apps, which is that the RSS will output 1080p/24 and the 103 will retain that on HDMI 1 or HDMI 2 outputs. At the moment, the native apps in the 103 do not support 1080p/24 output. My personal preference is still to use the native apps in the 103 where available.



Another result of the processor speed in the RSS is that it takes something on the order of 2 minutes to boot itself up.

HOWEVER, if you have Quick Start enabled in the 103, the Front HDMI Input remains powered even while the 103 is "OFF", meaning the RSS *REMAINS* powered up and thus there's no delay in using it the next time you turn on the 103.

This is pretty cool, and another nifty reason to use Quick Start, but there is one very important Gotcha you need to be aware of...

GOTCHA #4: With Quick Start Enabled, the Roku Streaming Stick WILL CONTINUE TO STREAM even while the 103 is powered off!

I expect this will be addressed in future firmware, but at present, you need to remember to exit whatever Channel app is currently playing *BEFORE* your turn the 103 OFF (with Quick Start enabled). Otherwise that Channel app will remain active and streaming according to however that app works. Which is probably not something you want happening on your Internet connection.

Again, the easiest way to exit whatever Channel app you are using is to press Pop-Up Menu on the 103 remote, which will stop that app and return you to the My Channels list in the RSS.

NOTE: If there's something like a power failure, that will temporarily disable Quick Start (even when the power comes back up), so the RSS will be shut down.



Most users of the RSS on the 103 will want to immediately change some of its default settings. You do that using the Settings item found at one end of your My Channels list. In particular, the RSS defaults to 720p Video output and Stereo audio output. Most folks here will want to change those to 1080p and multi-channel.

There is a Factory Reset choice in there as well, but it is probably more likely that you'd want to know about the Reset button on the RSS itself.

If you press and release that Reset button it will simply force a reboot of the RSS -- no settings are changed. If you press and HOLD that button for quite a while, THEN the RSS settings all get reset and you can start over from scratch.



The RSS can be used with a "Game Controller". My understanding is that the RSS uses a new style of Roku Game Controller which connects to the RSS via what's known as "Wifi Direct". Wifi Direct is a variant of Wifi which lets two devices connect directly to one another in their own special Wifi networking without requiring any Wifi base station or router to be involved. In particular, this means the Game Controller can find and pair with the RSS without having to know anything about the name/password of your house Wifi networking.

I've not actually tried using the Game Controller, but I can see the RSS presenting its Wifi Direct as a Wifi choice, so that's what's going on if you see that as well.
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DTS MA unable to play when bit stream to my AVR. LPCM plays fine. I will try DDTHD with bit.
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1. It's been reported that Cinavia detection is not working for MKV or M2TS
files. It's hard to believe that will be allowed to continue.


Does this mean that purchasing a non-Cinavia enabled NAS now will prevent
Cinavia from invoking itself over that network? Or will Cinavia somehow
enable itself anyhow at a later date?

The storage method doesn't change the Cinavia situation. A title will have the
Cinavia watermark or it won't. The playback device will detect it or it
won't. There is no Cinavia-enabled or disabled NAS.
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2. No, a player without Cinavia detection will not detect Cinavia.
3. If you must defeat Cinavia then you will need the hardware to do it. We like
OPPO players here.


So streaming a NAS to an earlier model OPPO (non-103/105) would not permit
Cinavia invoking itself over the network from NAS to OPPO to HDMI cabled TV?

Correct, although the TV, NAS and network have nothing to do with it. It's the
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4. You don't need anything extra to watch MKVs, unless you need Dolby TrueHD audio, in which case you need something other than the OPPO. We've been discussing tricks to mount ISO files on SMB servers all today.

Where is the thread re tricks to mount ISO files on SMB servers?

See the FAQ: How do you play Blu-ray ISO files over SMB?

In addition: we're glad to help, but could you use the standard forum quoting
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DTS MA unable to play when bit stream to my AVR. LPCM plays fine. I will try DDTHD with bit.

Which AVR? I presume DTS-HD MA Bitstream has worked into it from prior players?

Please email the details to OPPO Tech Support.

(DTS-HD MA Bitstream is working fine into my D2v.)
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To rephrase (if understood) the BDP-103 will handle all streaming with full
Blu-Ray menus except Cinavia protected ISO discs.

To be extra-cautious in our phrasing:

"Streaming" means coming from a network source, where the content may be of
unknown length and its attributes may vary from moment to moment.

Disc and file playback are not streaming because the content is finite and the
attributes predetermined and the same every time.

In that sense there is no streaming of Blu-ray discs at all, at least not on
the OPPO. It plays BR discs and (for now) BDMV folders on local storage, with
SMB file shares being an extension of local storage and treated the same way.

"ISO disc" is sort of over-specified. A file can be an ISO image of a
disc. Both the disc and and the file may or may not have Cinavia watermarking.

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Which AVR? I presume DTS-HD MA Bitstream has worked into it from prior players?
Please email the details to OPPO Tech Support.
(DTS-HD MA Bitstream is working fine into my D2v.)
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The Anthem MRX AVR, correct DTS MA bitstream is working with my 95 and works with the Panasonic BD as well. It should be easy to fix because it is not working with any discs with DTS MA. I played DTHD which works fine. I emailed Oppo and I noticed that someone else posted this as well.
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^ There was another poster above saying he was having trouble with Bitstream input into an MRX as well. Probably a related cause. OPPO Tech Support is likely monitoring email this weekend.
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Audiocom in the UK is now quoting October 10 for first shipments of the European model BDP-103EU:

http://www.audiocominternational.com/blu-ray-players/111-oppo-bdp-103eu-region-free-zone-b.html

I don't know how realistic that is, but it's the first such date I've found.
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I just finished a chat with the Roku live chat support for the Roku streaming stick and the following were my questions and the answers I received:

I will look forward to an real world experience from the AVS forum members.

FWIW, I would not recommend the Roku Stick over a Roku2 XS. Same price but the XS offers much more, including Ethernet and can be connected to the Oppo via the rear HDMI input. Unless you are allergic to having another remote or have no place to put a box, or for some other reason MUST use the Stick, you'll be happier with a box. The Stick may be appealing, its new and kind of cute, but it has real limitations and is not a particularly good value.
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Does anyone know if Oppo will be carrying the Roku stick?
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Hi guys

I'm curious to know if the 103 can handle streaming of external subtitles (e.g. .srt) for mkv, avi, mp4 etc. from a NAS (e.g. Synology). I'm sure it can handle embedded subs in for instance mkv files (even the old 83 does that). But I'd like to know if it handles streaming of external subs (separate srt file with identical name and in same folder as the avi/mkv/mp4 file) over NAS.

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