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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-02-2014, 03:08 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ It's good to have a well-calibrated parrot. ...

^ It's good to have a well-calibrated parrot. So long as it doesn't try to mate with your speakers.
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-02-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 11,457
Views: 914,781
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ Yes, you can set up a "phantom Center" when...

^ Yes, you can set up a "phantom Center" when using the multi-channel Analog outputs. Simply turn the Center speaker OFF in the Speaker Configuration settings. And use SACD Output PCM for playing...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-02-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 11,224
Views: 1,372,239
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ Stupid Studio Programming Tricks.... The...

^ Stupid Studio Programming Tricks....

The Yellow button is not magic. It simply goes to the largest Title. If the studio has deliberately authored the disc in bizarre fashion, strange things...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-02-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 5,110
Views: 400,417
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ Check if your receiver is set to "pass through"...

^ Check if your receiver is set to "pass through" HDMI to the Display. It sounds like the OPPO is picking up what the TV can handle for audio input.
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-02-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 18,107
Views: 1,434,428
Posted By Bob Pariseau
You have to decide whether the pre-pro or the...

You have to decide whether the pre-pro or the OPPO will do your speaker configuration management. You only want to do that in one place. You disable such stuff in the other place. For example, if...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-02-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 18,107
Views: 1,434,428
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ Yes. Test both ways with a calibration disc to...

^ Yes. Test both ways with a calibration disc to confirm. If your AVR has no level trims (or separate trims) for Analog audio pass through, a simple solution is to set the volume knob on the Sub...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-02-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 18,107
Views: 1,434,428
Posted By Bob Pariseau
Nope, it's down 10dB on HDMI as well. The...

Nope, it's down 10dB on HDMI as well.

The Subwoofer output is intended to handle LFE content. LFE exists as a place to record LOUD bass. To do that without clipping, it is recorded 10dB down. ...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-02-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 18,107
Views: 1,434,428
Posted By Bob Pariseau
I'll have to retract my earlier statement. I had...

I'll have to retract my earlier statement. I had forgotten that OPPO was able to refine this for the 103 player as well.

The Analog output Volume step size for ALL the 10x family of players is...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-02-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 18,107
Views: 1,434,428
Posted By Bob Pariseau
Wait. Viewing without testing. Is that allowed? ...

Wait. Viewing without testing. Is that allowed? Gosh!
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-02-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 26,981
Views: 3,156,657
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ Correct. No Cinavia detection in the 9x...

^ Correct. No Cinavia detection in the 9x players.

If your current, old firmware is from the brief period where ISO playback was supported, you WILL lose that. Firmware notes can be found in the...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-01-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 26,981
Views: 3,156,657
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ The usual problem with burned discs is that you...

^ The usual problem with burned discs is that you are using too high a speed setting when burning them.

It actually is harder to handle the portion of the disc near the outer edge. The tracking...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-01-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 18,107
Views: 1,434,428
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ I test as many different combos as I can in the...

^ I test as many different combos as I can in the course of my normal listening and viewing. Including Analog. That's the whole point. And to correct you, my primary player in my current...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-01-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 18,107
Views: 1,434,428
Posted By Bob Pariseau
Thx Bob. May I ask you why the 105D over the...

Thx Bob. May I ask you why the 105D over the 103D? ...TY[/QUOTE]

I'm a Beta Tester. The combo of a 105D and a 103 allows me to test more stuff.

Otherwise I'd use just a 103D with my Anthem...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-01-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 18,107
Views: 1,434,428
Posted By Bob Pariseau
Those settings in the OPPO apply only to its...

Those settings in the OPPO apply only to its Analog audio outputs. If you are using HDMI audio you can ignore those settings in the OPPO, as they will have no effect.

If using the Analog audio...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-01-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 18,107
Views: 1,434,428
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ The fact that the sync error varied on a given...

^ The fact that the sync error varied on a given disc suggests this is actually a problem in the content on that disc. This is more common than most people realize.

As for things to try, try...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-01-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 18,107
Views: 1,434,428
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ By my SPL measurements (through the Analog...

^ By my SPL measurements (through the Analog inputs of my Anthem Statement D2v) the RCA jack Analog out voltage of the 103/103D and the 105D appear to be the same for Analog output Volume 100 (or...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-01-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 39,408
Views: 4,900,309
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ A single malt Scotch is good. Not for cleaning...

^ A single malt Scotch is good. Not for cleaning the lenses. Just good.
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-01-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 18,107
Views: 1,434,428
Posted By Bob Pariseau
As Bill says, it is time to talk to OPPO Tech...

As Bill says, it is time to talk to OPPO Tech Support. Your player likely needs hardware service.
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-31-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 39,408
Views: 4,900,309
Posted By Bob Pariseau
The distributed machine intelligence we call...

The distributed machine intelligence we call Neuromancer is fully capable of doing that -- and posting. :D
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-31-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 39,408
Views: 4,900,309
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ Nothing has happened. Neuromancer is still...

^ Nothing has happened. Neuromancer is still actively posting -- most recently fielding questions in places which are discussing OPPO's new, Personal Audio products.
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-31-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 39,408
Views: 4,900,309
Posted By Bob Pariseau
The alcohol is good because it evaporates...

The alcohol is good because it evaporates rapidly, leaving no spotting.

Film on the lenses can come from fireplace, cooking or tobacco smoke, or, and this one is really nasty, oily particulates...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-31-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 18,107
Views: 1,434,428
Posted By Bob Pariseau
Sounds like you've got a failure of the...

Sounds like you've got a failure of the electronics that senses button presses. This can also be caused by power problems due to something faulty connected to the player.

Start by disconnecting...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-31-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 18,107
Views: 1,434,428
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ Forward skips like this during actual playback...

^ Forward skips like this during actual playback can also be due to disc read recovery: The player is scanning forward trying to find a place where it can read the disc. If this is only happening on...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-31-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 18,107
Views: 1,434,428
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ Adding Noise Reduction is your best bet. ...

^ Adding Noise Reduction is your best bet. Understand that Noise Reduction can't "fix" the damage -- the information has already been lost, permanently. But it can make the visible effects of that...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-31-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 11,457
Views: 914,781
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ The OPPO players attenuate the SACD LFE channel...

^ The OPPO players attenuate the SACD LFE channel by -10dB so that the same Sub level you set up for other content will also work when playing SACD content.

Thus the external boost is still used:...
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