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I wonder what they updated ? My manual is version 1.1 and 90 pages. The updated manual is version 1.2 and 90 pages. Thanks for the update Bob. Maybe this weekend I'll skim over them both at the same time and try and figure out what they updated just out of curiosity. It would have been nice if they posted it along with the update link.
If you look at the first post in this thread, it lists most of the changes that are made from firmware revisions.
Most likely that is the cause of the updated online manual, to include those changes and added features where applicable.

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I wonder what they updated ? My manual is version 1.1 and 90 pages. The updated manual is version 1.2 and 90 pages. Thanks for the update Bob. Maybe this weekend I'll skim over them both at the same time and try and figure out what they updated just out of curiosity. It would have been nice if they posted it along with the update link.
thanks for this info...the manual that came with my player last week is v.1.2.
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Official OPPO BDP-103D (Darbee Edition) Owner's Thread

^^ Actually, the new 103D manual is Ver 1.2.1. I think Oppo forgot to update the second to the last page of the manual to reflect their new revision. The filename of the pdf file says "....._v1.2.1.pdf". Same thing for the 105 and the 103. Their updated manuals are ver 1.8.1 (based on the filename), and their previous versions were 1.8, but both of their latest manuals still show Ver 1.8 on the second to last page.

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Is there a way to turn off the lights that turn on and flash in the back of the Oppo when it's connected to a LAN?
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Is there a way to turn off the lights that turn on and flash in the back of the Oppo when it's connected to a LAN?
No, not that I've heard. Use black tape if it bothers you.

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That's a standard to show you've got connectivity. I've never seen that suppressed.
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That's a standard to show you've got connectivity. I've never seen that suppressed.
My HP Pro Curve switches have a setting that will turn off all lights on the switch, but the Oppo players don't have such a setting. There would be no harm in sending Oppo a suggestion, though there may be hardware limitations that make this impossible on the current product line.
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My HP Pro Curve switches have a setting that will turn off all lights on the switch, but the Oppo players don't have such a setting. There would be no harm in sending Oppo a suggestion, though there may be hardware limitations that make this impossible on the current product line.
Huh... you live and learn...

As part of network design I work with mil grade switches and routers and have for years, never saw that option.

I guess I never dealt with home routers / switches outside of my own. Dangerous option to me, but if the leds are causing issues and you're aware that you have them off, then... Ok.
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Just got a 103 D tonight - I have a JVC X500 which will accept a 4k input - should I set the Oppo to output 4k or let the JVC just do its shifting on a 1080 signal inwards?

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Just got a 103 D tonight - I have a JVC X500 which will accept a 4k input - should I set the Oppo to output 4k or let the JVC just do its shifting on a 1080 signal inwards?
Why not try both and select the one you like best?
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Huh... you live and learn...

As part of network design I work with mil grade switches and routers and have for years, never saw that option.

I guess I never dealt with home routers / switches outside of my own. Dangerous option to me, but if the leds are causing issues and you're aware that you have them off, then... Ok.
The HP Pro Curve switches aren't home grade gear, they're rack mounted small business level switches, equivalent to some of the mid level Cisco stuff (not the rebranded Linksys stuff). IIRC, you turn on Green Mode and all of the lights go off. It's a really nice feature when the switch is mounted in a location where the lights would be a distraction.
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Hi, all - I'm off the schneid, and have ordered up a shiny new 103D! It should arrive to me next week sometime. I figured, after years of trying to convince myself that I didn't NEED an Oppo, that I really wanted one!

Anyway, I have an initial setup question - I have "calibrated" my 65" Samsung plasma using suggested calibration settings from CNET (I think that's where I got them). If I recall (I have to double check), there was a suggestion to set the TV's sharpness level at something other than zero.

Since I plan to use Darbee - my plan is to run the output of my AVR into the Oppo, so Darbee will be applied to everything - should I re-calibrate the TV to set sharpness to zero?

And, as far as general calibration goes, I recently purchased the Disney WOW calibration disc, but haven't used it yet - is this "good enough" for calibration, or should I get the Spears & Munsil disk instead?

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Hi, all - I'm off the schneid, and have ordered up a shiny new 103D! It should arrive to me next week sometime. I figured, after years of trying to convince myself that I didn't NEED an Oppo, that I really wanted one!

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Since I plan to use Darbee - my plan is to run the output of my AVR into the Oppo, so Darbee will be applied to everything - should I re-calibrate the TV to set sharpness to zero?

And, as far as general calibration goes, I recently purchased the Disney WOW calibration disc, but haven't used it yet - is this "good enough" for calibration, or should I get the Spears & Munsil disk instead?
I would set everything back to zero and start fresh with the calibration disc.

I don't have the Disney disc but have heard good things about it. There is also a free downloadable disc here on the forum: AVS HD 709 - Blu-ray & MP4 Calibration. You'll want the AVCHD version for OPPO. Either burn it to a DVD or copy it to a USB device.

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I would set everything back to zero and start fresh with the calibration disc.

I've don't have the Disney disc but have heard good things about it. There is also a free downloadable disc here on the forum: AVS HD 709 - Blu-ray & MP4 Calibration. You'll want the AVCHD version for OPPO. Either burn it to a DVD or copy it to a USB device.

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Thanks. Once I get the Oppo, I will try resetting the TV to factory defaults, use the WOW disc, then start using Darbee.

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If you look at the first post in this thread, it lists most of the changes that are made from firmware revisions.
Most likely that is the cause of the updated online manual, to include those changes and added features where applicable.
There are some utilities out there which can show you the differences in pdf files. These are available both for Windows and for Mac. I don't recall the name right offhand, but I used the Mac version quite a while back to see what had changed between two versions of the BDP-93 manuals. As people have speculated re the BPD-103D manuals, the differences I found were related to firmware updates/features.
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I would set everything back to zero and start fresh with the calibration disc.

I don't have the Disney disc but have heard good things about it. There is also a free downloadable disc here on the forum: AVS HD 709 - Blu-ray & MP4 Calibration. You'll want the AVCHD version for OPPO. Either burn it to a DVD or copy it to a USB device.

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The Disney WOW disc works fine, but it does have one guidance which I disagree with:

It instructs you to raise White levels (Contrast control) until Peak Whites above Reference White are no longer distinguishable.

Now some TVs can't reproduce Peak Whites well or at all. Some TV's color reproduction may clip up there before other colors leading either to color tinted whites or complete clipping, and so long as you can reproduce up to Reference White accurately that's "good enough". Also raising Contrast in this fashion does raise the overall light output up there which is important if your display is light challenged, perhaps because you don't view in a dimly lit room.

But if your display CAN reproduce Peak Whites accurately, and if you don't NEED the extra light output to produce a pleasing Reference White (i.e., not gray or dingy), then it is better to lower Contrast until the Peak Whites (Luma values from 236 through 254) become visible.

It is pretty common for content to include Peak White pixel values -- sparks, glints, highlights in clouds. By calibrating so these can still be seen you retain more interest in the picture.

If your display is light challenged for Reference White when you do this, then a compromise setting of lower Contrast which still allows SOME of the Peak White range to stay visible is still preferable.

For Newbies: Any display will have an upper limit on how bright it can get. The Contrast setting adjusts which Luma (gray scale) pixel value triggers that max light output from the display. Any pixel values above that will be indistinguishable because they can still only be reproduced as that SAME max light output. By lowering Contrast you reduce the light output of any given pixel Luma value but also allow higher Luma values to become distinguishable.

A professional calibrator (an ISF Tech) would use an optical sensor -- a light meter -- to insure Reference White is producing the recommended light output for your technology of display, and adjust Contrast accordingly to achieve that while still keeping as much of the Peak Whites visible as your display can handle cleanly.
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No, you're right - in the setting where they're a distraction its a nice feature, and I don't know the Pro Curve, just deal mostly with Cisco and such, just never saw it in high demand communications stuff. Like I said, live and learn.
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Hi, all - I'm off the schneid, and have ordered up a shiny new 103D! It should arrive to me next week sometime. I figured, after years of trying to convince myself that I didn't NEED an Oppo, that I really wanted one!

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Since I plan to use Darbee - my plan is to run the output of my AVR into the Oppo, so Darbee will be applied to everything - should I re-calibrate the TV to set sharpness to zero?

And, as far as general calibration goes, I recently purchased the Disney WOW calibration disc, but haven't used it yet - is this "good enough" for calibration, or should I get the Spears & Munsil disk instead?
Depending on your TV you can use another "picture mode" to calibrate and save the current settings - I have a Panasonic ZT and have 4 separate settings in the different modes - CNET, S&V, D-Nice new & old stored.

You say you will run "everything" from AVR to OPPO - what is everything?

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Hi, all - I'm off the schneid, and have ordered up a shiny new 103D! It should arrive to me next week sometime.
You'll have a blast playing with your new toy!

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... I have "calibrated" my 65" Samsung plasma using suggested calibration settings from CNET (I think that's where I got them)... and, as far as general calibration goes, I recently purchased the Disney WOW calibration disc, but haven't used it yet - is this "good enough" for calibration, or should I get the Spears & Munsil disk instead?
You've already got great help from Bill and Bob P and others, but consider also that an excellent ISF calibration could upgrade your Samsung Plasma's PQ even more dramatically than your Oppo will. That's no slight to the Oppo, I love mine.

If you hire somebody good, who has invested lots of time in their passion, and lots of money in their gear, what they can achieve over several patient hours typically exceeds what a homeowner using a disc will achieve. IMHO of course.

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I have found the link to the factors reset settings in the first post - but I was wondering is there s default set of picture settings I should be using based on the 'best' possible picture - i.e I see 35% HD recommended for Darbee, what about all the other settings?

I could swear I saw recommended settings in the thread before, but for the life of me, I can't find it now......

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I have found the link to the factors reset settings in the first post - but I was wondering is there s default set of picture settings I should be using based on the 'best' possible picture - i.e I see 35% HD recommended for Darbee, what about all the other settings?

I could swear I saw recommended settings in the thread before, but for the life of me, I can't find it now......
Our recommended Picture Adjustment settings are all zero, with Darbee being a matter of taste.

The FAQ has general recommendations: What are the recommended settings for the OPPO BDP-103?


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0 on everything, Audio DRC set to off- that's a start.
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The proper setting for sharpness is always0.
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Hi all I just got my oppo today is there any settings that should be set for proper picture I got darbe set to high deff and 35% is their anything I'm missing ty
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Recently bought a refurb bdp-103d (Thanks for the link, wmcclain!); love the effect, would like to extend it to my other video sources. Current chain runs Oppo HDMI1 -> A/V receiver -> switch [LG 55LW5600 | BenQ W1070]. Figure I can re-cable to: Oppo HDMI2 (audio only) -> A/V receiver -> Oppo HDMI in; Oppo HDMI1 -> switch [].

Receiver handles the source switching (PC, atsc tuner, cable, blu-ray) & audio; Oppo handles blu-ray playback and video post-processing.

Q (I'm an old (verging on geriatric) analog guy): If I wake up the system with the A/V receiver input set to "blu-ray" & the Oppo input selection set to HDMI IN-BACK (vs BLU-RAY PLAYER), am I going to get feedback? Would prefer to avoid a destructive positive feedback loop, and am a bit out of my element.

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I'm just curious. Do these ever go on sale or are they the same price always?
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I'm just curious. Do these ever go on sale or are they the same price always?
No, never on sale. Some resellers may offer free shipping, and OPPO sometimes has refurbished units, same warranty as new, at a good discount. Those are a good deal.

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Recently bought a refurb bdp-103d (Thanks for the link, wmcclain!); love the effect, would like to extend it to my other video sources. Current chain runs Oppo HDMI1 -> A/V receiver -> switch [LG 55LW5600 | BenQ W1070]. Figure I can re-cable to: Oppo HDMI2 (audio only) -> A/V receiver -> Oppo HDMI in; Oppo HDMI1 -> switch [].

Receiver handles the source switching (PC, atsc tuner, cable, blu-ray) & audio; Oppo handles blu-ray playback and video post-processing.

Q (I'm an old (verging on geriatric) analog guy): If I wake up the system with the A/V receiver input set to "blu-ray" & the Oppo input selection set to HDMI IN-BACK (vs BLU-RAY PLAYER), am I going to get feedback? Would prefer to avoid a destructive positive feedback loop, and am a bit out of my element.
As a general rule you cannot have loops in an HDMI chain, although with care some people here have reported getting it to work. I'm forgetting the details, so wouldn't dare guess whether what you propose would work.

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This is strange. Using split A/V. Last input. The past couple of days when I turn on all of my equipment I get no input to the TV but I have audio. I have to select blu-ray on the 103, and then once again select rear HDMI in in order to get a picture. I reset the "settings only" to factory default but that didn't help.

When I received this last week, after swapping a 103 for the D, it copy protected HBO. I went direct from the HR44 to the TV with no problem. The next day when I turned everything on the 103 accepted HBO and I haven't had a problem since.

Okay. For some reason the Oppo dosen't want to accept HBO when I turn it on. I have to go through the above for it to work. If I have any other channel selected I get a picture.

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