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Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-21-2017, 09:22 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ Will the new, 4K Darbee be named "OPPO...

^ Will the new, 4K Darbee be named "OPPO UDP-205"? I don't want to anticipate the wrong thing here.
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-21-2017, 07:22 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
At this point you'll just have to eyeball it. It...

At this point you'll just have to eyeball it. It looks like the same candidate setting will work across multiple discs. I suggest you try a few UHD discs where you also have the companion, regular...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-21-2017, 07:02 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
Yes. The symptoms show the player has Crashed. ...

Yes. The symptoms show the player has Crashed. There's a mechanism built into the player to allow Power Off even if that happens (after a time delay). The subsequent power up is a complete reboot...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-21-2017, 06:43 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
Thanks, that's helpful. --Bob

Thanks, that's helpful.
--Bob
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   02-21-2017, 04:15 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
TruMotion User with de-Blur and de-Judder both...

TruMotion User with de-Blur and de-Judder both set at 0 has the visual effect of TruMotion OFF, but causes the panel to use the same amount of video processing time for both 4K/24 and 4K/60 input, so...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-21-2017, 04:13 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
Leave the Picture Adjustment settings of the OPPO...

Leave the Picture Adjustment settings of the OPPO at their factory default (0) values. Do not fiddle with the settings in your calibrated projector. While using HDR Off or HDR Strip Metadata, use...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-21-2017, 04:10 PM
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Views: 577,096
Posted By Bob Pariseau
Leave the Picture Adjustment settings of the OPPO...

Leave the Picture Adjustment settings of the OPPO at their factory default (0) values. While using Strip Metadata, adjust the average brightness of scenes with the Target Luminance setting. Focus...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-21-2017, 02:34 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
If you are using HDR -> SDR conversion, use the...

If you are using HDR -> SDR conversion, use the new HDR Settings > Target Luminance slider to adjust so that average scene brightness matches what you see with the corresponding, regular Blu-ray...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-21-2017, 02:31 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
Yes, that's "Wide Color Gamut". BT.2020 is the...

Yes, that's "Wide Color Gamut". BT.2020 is the spec. (BT.709 is the color gamut spec for older HDTVs. UHDTVs can also render BT.709 properly, as well as the BT.601 spec used for older SD content.)...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-21-2017, 01:56 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
If everything is working CORRECTLY in your other...

If everything is working CORRECTLY in your other gear, there will be NO DIFFERENCE.
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-21-2017, 01:53 PM
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Views: 577,096
Posted By Bob Pariseau
If things are working CORRECTLY in the rest of...

If things are working CORRECTLY in the rest of your gear it won't make a difference. Stay with the settings you have now unless and until you spot some issue you want to see if you can workaround.
...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-21-2017, 01:50 PM
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Views: 577,096
Posted By Bob Pariseau
IP Control enables remote control functions sent...

IP Control enables remote control functions sent to the player over the network connection. For example, when using OPPO's MediaControl app to control the player.

It is not needed when using the...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-21-2017, 06:08 AM
Replies: 11,308
Views: 577,096
Posted By Bob Pariseau
Folks, I don't believe INCREASING Target...

Folks, I don't believe INCREASING Target Luminance to try to reveal data in highlights is the correct answer.

When you convert HDR to SDR some of those highlights should be lost, otherwise you are...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-21-2017, 05:59 AM
Replies: 11,308
Views: 577,096
Posted By Bob Pariseau
Thanks for that. It looks like all the reports...

Thanks for that. It looks like all the reports are similar.
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-20-2017, 10:31 PM
Replies: 11,308
Views: 577,096
Posted By Bob Pariseau
Thanks, that's helpful. Do you remember if Home...

Thanks, that's helpful. Do you remember if Home Menu was showing on your screen before you pressed Tray Open on the Front Panel? I.e., had the player finished "Stopping" the disc?
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-20-2017, 04:47 PM
Replies: 11,308
Views: 577,096
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ You sound risk averse. Best leave your 203...

^ You sound risk averse. Best leave your 203 untouched for another couple years.

OK, I'm kidding.

Try it, and let us know what you think. Start by updating to the just-released 38-0215B...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-20-2017, 04:41 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
Sony's design for SACD uses the LFE channel...

Sony's design for SACD uses the LFE channel differently from everybody else.

Everybody else uses the LFE channel as a place to hold *LOUD* bass. So the content in that channel is recorded -10dB...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-20-2017, 04:27 PM
Replies: 11,308
Views: 577,096
Posted By Bob Pariseau
The USB ports on the back of the OPPO 203 are...

The USB ports on the back of the OPPO 203 are USB-3, whereas they are USB-2 on the OPPO 10x family of players.

That SHOULDN'T matter if the USB-2 implementation of the external mod for the 10x...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-20-2017, 04:22 PM
Replies: 11,308
Views: 577,096
Posted By Bob Pariseau
The new, Target Luminance setting only applies if...

The new, Target Luminance setting only applies if you are playing UHD/HDR content and have selected either HDR OFF or HDR Strip Metadata.

For your HDMI Input issue, I suggest you email OPPO Tech...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-20-2017, 04:21 PM
Replies: 11,308
Views: 577,096
Posted By Bob Pariseau
I've not heard any useful explanation of the...

I've not heard any useful explanation of the implementation, except of course, to remind folks it is still a work in progress.

My recommendation at this point would be to choose a candidate Target...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-20-2017, 01:33 PM
Replies: 11,308
Views: 577,096
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ You should update to the 38-0215B Public Beta...

^ You should update to the 38-0215B Public Beta firmware as your first step.

For example, in there you will find a new Target Luminance setting for HDR OFF which you can use to adjust the average...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-20-2017, 09:49 AM
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Views: 577,096
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ You should never have to pull the power cord,...

^ You should never have to pull the power cord, even if the player has Crashed.

Press Power button once, on either the Front Panel or the Remote, and be patient. After a while (15 seconds or so),...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-20-2017, 09:18 AM
Replies: 11,308
Views: 577,096
Posted By Bob Pariseau
I've no idea, although I suspect they'd try. ...

I've no idea, although I suspect they'd try.

Sometimes licensing issues get in the way. For example, OPPO can't sell or directly support hardware mods for "Region Free", Blu-ray due to Blu-ray...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-20-2017, 08:56 AM
Replies: 11,308
Views: 577,096
Posted By Bob Pariseau
Even if the problem is unique to your Display,...

Even if the problem is unique to your Display, OPPO will work on it. But it can take time. They may need support from LG for example to try to understand what your Display is doing. It's impossible...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-20-2017, 07:30 AM
Replies: 11,308
Views: 577,096
Posted By Bob Pariseau
DSD-Direct-to-Analog Conversion, whether done in...

DSD-Direct-to-Analog Conversion, whether done in the player for its multi-channel Analog outs, or done in an AVR after sending HDMI DSD to the AVR, means you have to forego ALL audio processing. ...
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