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Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-30-2017, 08:58 AM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
The 203 and 205 use the same firmware. They are...

The 203 and 205 use the same firmware. They are bug for bug compatible. :D

Of course that also means bug fixes work for both too. The latest firmware release was this month.
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-30-2017, 08:41 AM
Replies: 410
Views: 14,232
Posted By Bob Pariseau
Yes. Remove any disc from the Tray and make...

Yes.

Remove any disc from the Tray and make sure you are not playing media files content.

Go into Speaker Configuration, scroll around to the bottom and select Test Tone. You'll notice the...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-30-2017, 07:37 AM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
The whole point of the 205 is improved Analog...

The whole point of the 205 is improved Analog audio. If you have a decent amp and good speakers, and take the time to set things up correctly for Analog output, I'd say the odds are good you'll like...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-30-2017, 07:25 AM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
Video is identical between the 203 and 205. No...

Video is identical between the 203 and 205. No difference there.

If you are using HDMI audio from the 203, and plan to continue using HDMI audio from the 205, then there's a small chance you may...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-30-2017, 07:16 AM
Replies: 410
Views: 14,232
Posted By Bob Pariseau
OK, this could actually lead to a solution. What...

OK, this could actually lead to a solution. What did you have TURNED OFF this morning that was TURNED ON last night in your room which might be producing a bunch of IR light?

The remote works...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-30-2017, 07:06 AM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ HDMI Premium Certified: It's Not Just Another...

^ HDMI Premium Certified: It's Not Just Another Pretty Face!

--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-30-2017, 07:02 AM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
I don't know how that conversation went with OPPO...

I don't know how that conversation went with OPPO of course, but it would be impossible for them to know whether your existing in-wall cabling would still work when you hit it with the vastly...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-30-2017, 06:13 AM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
I don't disagree with any of this, which is why I...

I don't disagree with any of this, which is why I used the phrase "exorbitant mark up". :D

For examples of THAT see some of the listings for modded OPPO players on eBay.
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-30-2017, 06:08 AM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
Yes, A/V Sync on the HDMI Input is still not...

Yes, A/V Sync on the HDMI Input is still not correct. The problem is not affecting everyone, but it is significant when it happens. OPPO is still working on this issue.
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-30-2017, 06:03 AM
Replies: 410
Views: 14,232
Posted By Bob Pariseau
Go into Speaker Configuration and confirm the...

Go into Speaker Configuration and confirm the Center speaker is still enabled -- set to either LARGE or SMALL, not OFF. Also confirm that Speaker Configuration > Down-Mix is set to 5.1 (for your 5.1...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-29-2017, 11:30 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 14,232
Posted By Bob Pariseau
Did you do a firmware install without then also...

Did you do a firmware install without then also doing a Reset Factory Defaults? Try doing the Reset now and see if that resolves this problem when combining Network Standby and Trigger for Power Up....
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-29-2017, 11:28 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 14,232
Posted By Bob Pariseau
That looks like a TV problem to me, but you are...

That looks like a TV problem to me, but you are doing the right thing checking with new HDMI cables first.
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-29-2017, 11:23 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 14,232
Posted By Bob Pariseau
Try this while waiting to hear back from OPPO: ...

Try this while waiting to hear back from OPPO:

Remove any disc in the Tray. Power Off and unplug the player from wall power. While still unplugged, press and hold Power button on the Front Panel...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-29-2017, 11:15 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 14,232
Posted By Bob Pariseau
I discuss this in detail in my post above about...

I discuss this in detail in my post above about setting up to use Analog output.

You need to check that you have the correct Sub Boost applied EXTERNAL TO the player. You check this with a...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-29-2017, 11:09 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 14,232
Posted By Bob Pariseau
michaelsv, The issue with Network Standby can...

michaelsv,
The issue with Network Standby can arise if you Power Up while a disc is already in the closed Tray. It's a pretty rare failure, but still being worked on. The workaround with Network...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-29-2017, 10:58 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
Everything you've stated here could be explained...

Everything you've stated here could be explained by HDMI cables that are OK with 4K/24 video but which fail for the higher bandwidth 4K/60 video.

SD-DVDs for example are /60 content. Regular...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-29-2017, 09:17 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 14,232
Posted By Bob Pariseau
That's good advice. You should do a Reset...

That's good advice. You should do a Reset Factory Defaults after any firmware install. You can speed this up by saving your settings to a USB stick for restore after the firmware install and Reset....
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-29-2017, 09:14 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 14,232
Posted By Bob Pariseau
If you have Standby Mode in the 205 set to...

If you have Standby Mode in the 205 set to Network Standby, change that to Energy Efficient and see if that cures the problem. (Energy Efficient means the player does a full reboot on each power...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-29-2017, 09:07 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 14,232
Posted By Bob Pariseau
Swap the Left Front and Center output cables on...

Swap the Left Front and Center output cables on the back of the OPPO and see if the problem moves to Left Front. If it remains in Center then the problem is not in the OPPO -- its in something...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-29-2017, 08:58 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 14,232
Posted By Bob Pariseau
Even brand new batteries can be bad. Try another...

Even brand new batteries can be bad. Try another pair. And double check that both batteries are inserted the correct way around.

The 3 position Remote control code selector button is in the...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-29-2017, 08:46 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 14,232
Posted By Bob Pariseau
Why not? The 205 also offers video Noise...

Why not? The 205 also offers video Noise Reduction, but it's not recommended that you use that EITHER for best results.

The Volume control is also useful if you need to reduce Volume a bit due to...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   04-29-2017, 06:24 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
Thanks, that's what I was looking for -- that it...

Thanks, that's what I was looking for -- that it wouldn't break a pro calibration already set up.
--bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-29-2017, 04:50 PM
Replies: 15,387
Views: 831,253
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ There is not. OPPO Tech Support will take...

^ There is not. OPPO Tech Support will take suggestions and pass them on the right folks for consideration.
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-29-2017, 04:23 PM
Replies: 1,045
Views: 107,761
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ The problems with buying a US player for use...

^ The problems with buying a US player for use overseas are that:

1) It is set for the US version of the firmware and will not let you install the overseas version
2) It is Region Locked for...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-29-2017, 04:20 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 14,232
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ Try setting HDR OFF and Target Luminance to...

^ Try setting HDR OFF and Target Luminance to something in the range of 50 to 150. Does that get your average scene brightness for UHD discs where you expected on the projector? (Leave all the...
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