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If you can only choose one, send 1080i. I'd rather have the set top box up scaling and interlacing 720p than de-interlacing and down scaling 1080i.
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Bob, I have a 103, an Anthem AVM 50, and a Kuro display: all three can do video processing.

How would you recommend I set them up to get the best video performance?

Thank you in advance,
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Analog audio out of the 103/103D is very good. A step up from OPPO's prior generation players.

But for the best Analog audio from OPPO you would need to get the 105/105D. Their primary purpose is to provide a more exotic Analog audio output solution.
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You have been most kind with your time.

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103D Freezing

when I first power up my oppo and go directly to vudu the unit freezes up and shows the oppo logo, I then have to manually turn the unit off. If I go to anything else on the main menu it works fine, if I open something first then go back to the menu vudu will open. Any suggestions as to what is going on. Thanks Frank
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Odds are you are launching VUDU before networking has woken up. Try setting Quick Start or allow more time before you launch VUDU.
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If you can only choose one, send 1080i. I'd rather have the set top box up scaling and interlacing 720p than de-interlacing and down scaling 1080i.
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Bob, I have a 103, an Anthem AVM 50, and a Kuro display: all three can do video processing.

How would you recommend I set them up to get the best video performance?

Thank you in advance,
Ron
1080p to the Anthem with HDMI LPCM audio. From the Anthem to the Kuro, whatever works best when you check with your calibration disc. Many folks say 1080p with Studio RGB works best to their Kuro.
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Cool usb hd device while waiting for oppo

I am hoping the oppo (or a new avr) will support usb 2.0 portable hard drives as a music library (retiring 2 cd jukeboxes) and as a playback option of cd quality msic.

I am guessing there will be limitations and some compatibility issues here - your input/advice will be appreciated.

Thx guys

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^ The OPPO players already do this.
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Bob - so I simply rip cds to a portable usb HD via pc then attach drive to usb port at the oppo and push play & woillaaa!!!

Great... just need to get a WD usb 2.0 hard drive (1-2 TB) and I am set to go!!

Great!!!

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You select the media files to play using the file browser built into the player or via the MediaControl app on your iOS or Android device.

The Manual for the player is downloadable from the OPPO Digital web site.
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Bob - so I simply rip cds to a portable usb HD via pc then attach drive to usb port at the oppo and push play & woillaaa!!!

Great... just need to get a WD usb 2.0 hard drive (1-2 TB) and I am set to go!!

Great!!!
Before you start ripping, give careful thought to file/folder structures and by all means use tags and imbedded artwork. A good ripping tool can automate all this for you. How you proceed will have a big impact on your enjoyment of the collection. The Oppo can search files by tags or by folder structure.
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Before you start ripping, give careful thought to file/folder structures and by all means use tags and imbedded artwork. A good ripping tool can automate all this for you. How you proceed will have a big impact on your enjoyment of the collection. The Oppo can search files by tags or by folder structure.
All good advice, and I would add that it's essential to rip your CDs to lossless file formats such as FLAC or WAV. Don't bother with mp3s!

Note that WAV files don't support tags or embedded artwork, although I understand there are some programs that can add tags (haven't tried this).

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Hello, i have a oppo 103 but can´t get my NAS(SMB) server to show up at Network menu, only my pc DLNA is showing. Anyone can tell me if last firmware removed the option to play movies by smb network?

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All good advice, and I would add that it's essential to rip your CDs to lossless file formats such as FLAC or WAV. Don't bother with mp3s!

Note that WAV files don't support tags or embedded artwork, although I understand there are some programs that can add tags (haven't tried this).
pbarach: Thanks for the advice and can you recommend ripping sw & maybe a favored usb hard drive of 2 TBs. I have ALWAYS hated mp3s!!!

I am from the generation of 45s,78s, & 33 1/3 lps - quality audio has always mattered.

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What are 78s; is that from the 20s, 30s and 40s?

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My Grandma had 78's.

I use JRiver. Rips right to FLAC. OPPO picks it right off the network.
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Anyone can tell me if last firmware removed the option to play movies by smb network?

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