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Why not connect your computer directly to the TV via HDMI and the USB of your computer to the Oppo? Then you can see your computer on the TV while listening to the audio through the Oppo.
That's the ticket.
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Why not connect your computer directly to the TV via HDMI and the USB of your computer to the Oppo? Then you can see your computer on the TV while listening to the audio through the Oppo.
Only 1 input is active at a time. If you are using the HDMI input so you can see the computer screen, then you will hear whatever sound is coming via the HDMI connection because you will be using the HDMI input. If you use the USB audio input you will not be able to see the computer screen because there is no video information via that input. It's one or the other. You can't mix video from one with audio from the other.
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Only 1 input is active at a time. If you are using the HDMI input so you can see the computer screen, then you will hear whatever sound is coming via the HDMI connection because you will be using the HDMI input. If you use the USB audio input you will not be able to see the computer screen because there is no video information via that input. It's one or the other. You can't mix video from one with audio from the other.
HDMI from computer goes directly to TV. USB goes to Oppo. You can now watch computer screen on TV and listen to USB input of Oppo. There is no mixing of inputs on the Oppo.
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1. The HDMI output of your laptop (PC) is connected to the HDMI input of your TV. ...You got picture on your TV no matter what.
2. The USB port of your laptop (PC) is connected to your Oppo 105 BR player's USB port. ...You got sound from your speakers connected to your receiver (or pre/pro) from your Oppo 105 source player which is also connected to your receiver/pre-pro via HDMI, no matter what.
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Hey Bob. I have had my 105 d about 6 months and starting listening to a lot more-YouTube. My lockup problem is different then some of the other guys. Running cat-6 hard wired Ethernet. Internet speed 50 Mbps. Start up great 100%. My problem. Example: I will search an artist. Multiple choices come up and most of the time I just let the selections play. When I try to manually select a choice probably 1 out of 8 times unit locks up. It will goes to the selection and show elapsed time line but it freezes. I have to power off. Is this problem the player or U TUBE site. One more example I was selecting artist that were uploaded in analog. The upload usually shows the record player and LP playing. As I said about 1 out of 8 times it lockups. Could it be I'm pressing the arrow buttons and enter too quick creating the lockup. No issues at all on startup or any lockup when playing.
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I'm Bob too, and I have no clue.

But the other Bob, the expert, I'm sure he has a good cue for you.
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HDMI from computer goes directly to TV. USB goes to Oppo. You can now watch computer screen on TV and listen to USB input of Oppo. There is no mixing of inputs on the Oppo.
My bad. I read wrong.
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I'm a bit confused on the "Stereo Signal" setting. I think what it's saying is this:

Down-Mixed Stereo = All Stereo goes out through the dedicated stereo outs + all Multi-Channel is down-mixed to stereo and out through the dedicated stereo outs
Front Left/Right = All stereo goes out through the dedicated stereo outs + Multi-channel goes out through the multi-channel outs except front left/right which goes out through the dedicated stereo outs

Basically the Front Left/Right setting means that the dedicated stereo outs work in conjunction with the multi-channel output and should be connected to the pre/pro's multi-channel in, correct? This would allow stereo content to be bass-managed and it allows the better DACs in the dedicated stereo outs to be utilized in a multi-channel setup.
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I'm a bit confused on the "Stereo Signal" setting. I think what it's saying is this:

Down-Mixed Stereo = All Stereo goes out through the dedicated stereo outs + all Multi-Channel is down-mixed to stereo and out through the dedicated stereo outs
Front Left/Right = All stereo goes out through the dedicated stereo outs + Multi-channel goes out through the multi-channel outs except front left/right which goes out through the dedicated stereo outs

Basically the Front Left/Right setting means that the dedicated stereo outs work in conjunction with the multi-channel output and should be connected to the pre/pro's multi-channel in, correct? This would allow stereo content to be bass-managed and it allows the better DACs in the dedicated stereo outs to be utilized in a multi-channel setup.
Almost correct. Your description of "Front Left/Right" would have the front left and right channels going through BOTH
the dedicated stereo output AND the L/R or the multichannel output simultaneously.
You can use either one which ever way you choose, but yes the dedicated stereo output would have the better DAC theoretically.
Also, even if you have the dedicated stereo output set to Down-Mixed Stereo, the 7.1 multi-channel output is still active.
All audio outputs are active 24/7 on the Oppo players.
So the stereo analog output is always active, and the 7.1 analog output is always active,
but the setting you refer to just controls what kind of downmix the stereo output will receive.

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Almost correct. Your description of "Front Left/Right" would have the front left and right channels going through BOTH
the dedicated stereo output AND the L/R or the multichannel output simultaneously.
You can use either one which ever way you choose, but yes the dedicated stereo output would have the better DAC theoretically.
Also, even if you have the dedicated stereo output set to Down-Mixed Stereo, the 7.1 multi-channel output is still active.
All audio outputs are active 24/7 on the Oppo players.
So the stereo analog output is always active, and the 7.1 analog output is always active,
but the setting you refer to just controls what kind of downmix the stereo output will receive.
Thanks for the answer. OK, I think I get it. The setting only affects how the Oppo handles multi-channel audio. In Down-Mix Stereo it will mix the multi-channel to stereo and send it out through the dedicated stereo output; in Front Left/Right it doesn't down mix and just sends the left/right signal through the dedicated stereo output. Stereo audio (like from redbook CDs) is unaffected.

If that's right, is there any reason for someone with a 7.1 setup to select the Down-Mix Stereo mode instead of the Front Left/Right and connecting the dedicated stereo outputs to the multi-channel in on their pre/pro?
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Thanks for the answer. OK, I think I get it. The setting only affects how the Oppo handles multi-channel audio. In Down-Mix Stereo it will mix the multi-channel to stereo and send it out through the dedicated stereo output; in Front Left/Right it doesn't down mix and just sends the left/right signal through the dedicated stereo output. Stereo audio (like from redbook CDs) is unaffected.

If that's right, is there any reason for someone with a 7.1 setup to select the Down-Mix Stereo mode instead of the Front Left/Right and connecting the dedicated stereo outputs to the multi-channel in on their pre/pro?
Yep, you got it.
No reason to try that setting since you would have the surround audio in the surround speakers
AND in the front left/right speakers. Yuck!

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Yep, you got it.
No reason to try that setting since you would have the surround audio in the surround speakers
AND in the front left/right speakers. Yuck!
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