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Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-16-2014, 03:02 PM
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Posted By pbarach
No, not at all over the line--I have the latest...

No, not at all over the line--I have the latest version (7.7) of the Harmony downloaded software, which operates differently than the version that is operated via the website. I have a Harmony One.
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Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-15-2014, 05:31 PM
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Posted By pbarach
Perhaps Harmony changed the software recently,...

Perhaps Harmony changed the software recently, but my experience with declaring to the software that I had an Oppo 103 produced few programmed buttons, but telling the software I had an Oppo 93 got...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-13-2014, 07:15 PM
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Posted By pbarach
Harmony software thinks the 103 is a "music...

Harmony software thinks the 103 is a "music system," and most of the remote buttons don't end up getting programmed on the harmony. You get a better and faster result if you tell the harmony software...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-09-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 72,377
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Posted By pbarach
Yes. You can adjust the individual speaker trims...

Yes. You can adjust the individual speaker trims on your AVR without making Audyssey turn off, so Audyssey will then continue to do the other things it does (room correction, speaker delays) without...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-08-2014, 05:11 PM
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Posted By pbarach
Well, I wonder whether DEQ helps or hinders this...

Well, I wonder whether DEQ helps or hinders this goal, given some reports that mixers may be adjusting speaker balances differently for BluRay release than they do for the digital source used in...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-03-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 18,286
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Posted By pbarach
I was having problems related to Norton Security...

I was having problems related to Norton Security causing the network access being shut off from the player in the middle of a song. Norton tech support had me change some of their firewall's...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-03-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 18,286
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Posted By pbarach
Tried that...it didn't make any difference. After...

Tried that...it didn't make any difference. After navigating to the sound file I wanted to play using SMB (and this is an ordinary 16/44.1 WAV file), I selected it. The little colored arrow didn't...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-03-2014, 06:03 PM
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Posted By pbarach
Yes, the Dolby PLII and similar "flavors" will...

Yes, the Dolby PLII and similar "flavors" will work with two-channel signals to use differences between right and left channels to generate simulated surround channels. If the channels are identical,...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-03-2014, 05:57 PM
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Posted By pbarach
I don't know what an xbone is, but if you are...

I don't know what an xbone is, but if you are connecting your 103 to your amp using HDMI, the audio issue is happening somewhere else (not in the 103), since it's merely sending the digital signal to...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-02-2014, 04:27 PM
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Posted By pbarach
Thanks! actually this was easy to set up, and via...

Thanks! actually this was easy to set up, and via SMB I now see all of my files, including the ones that oShare was overlooking for some reason.


I still get occasional Oppo glitches that I get...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-02-2014, 03:21 AM
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Posted By pbarach
Unless the song is actually in mono, this is...

Unless the song is actually in mono, this is probably an artifact of the Dolby decoding. Just switch your pre/pro to stereo.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-01-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 18,286
Views: 1,453,590
Posted By pbarach
Ok, so as I thought, SMB requires an external...

Ok, so as I thought, SMB requires an external hard drive, and I continue to need DLNA to serve audio files from my PC.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-01-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 18,286
Views: 1,453,590
Posted By pbarach
I am entering the DLNA server through the music...

I am entering the DLNA server through the music pathway, and I'm seeing nearly all of my 550 audio files, except for the occasional foldeer that shows up empty on Oppo. The files are nothing unusual...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-01-2014, 10:45 AM
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Posted By pbarach
Using oShare on my Windows 7 PC, I find that some...

Using oShare on my Windows 7 PC, I find that some of my file folders show up on Oppo as empty when they actually contain music files (mp3, flac, wav). I have tried restarting the server on the PC...
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   09-01-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 3,343
Views: 295,116
Posted By pbarach
Coming to Netflix in September: ...

Coming to Netflix in September:
http://www.cleveland.com/entertainment/index.ssf/2014/08/coming_to_netflix_in_september.html

Expiring in September:...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-31-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 18,286
Views: 1,453,590
Posted By pbarach
I wonder if there are some stuck buttons on your...

I wonder if there are some stuck buttons on your remote. Do you get this behavior when the batteries are not in the remote?
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   08-30-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 2,099
Views: 187,569
Posted By pbarach
Roku 2 XS (model 3100X). I don't care what they...

Roku 2 XS (model 3100X). I don't care what they show on their support page.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   08-30-2014, 04:37 AM
Replies: 2,099
Views: 187,569
Posted By pbarach
This must be a change from the Roku 2, which uses...

This must be a change from the Roku 2, which uses HDMI-CEC to switch on whenever the device on the other end of the HDMI cable goes on. Then there is about a 30-sec boot time.
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   08-27-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 593
Views: 5,280
Posted By pbarach
Assuming you ran the Audyssey calibration...

Assuming you ran the Audyssey calibration properly, there are several reasons why your bass is "not there":

1. It's possible that before you ran the Audyssey calibration, your bass was...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-27-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 8,870
Views: 667,850
Posted By pbarach
I agree 100% with the above. I got a...

I agree 100% with the above. I got a significantly smoother frequency response from my system, with better imaging, when I used the boom mic and adapter. I did find with the adapter that it's very...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-27-2014, 03:26 AM
Replies: 18,286
Views: 1,453,590
Posted By pbarach
You just have Resume. Don't know about the...

You just have Resume. Don't know about the bitrate. Oppo processes the non 5.1 sound as STEREO, whatever the source. Your AVR can get the stereo signal from the Oppo and process it as Dolby Prologic...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   08-21-2014, 03:46 AM
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Views: 2,499
Posted By pbarach
I'm sure I missed this bit of information, but...

I'm sure I missed this bit of information, but how are you defining an "HRA-capable system"?
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   08-20-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 3,343
Views: 295,116
Posted By pbarach
I'm glad for the IMDB link, because I generally...

I'm glad for the IMDB link, because I generally go there to look for reviews by critics I know before adding the item to my Netflix queue based on recommendations here from people I don't know.
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   08-18-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 1,212
Views: 127,965
Posted By pbarach
Often the built-in headphone amps on audio...

Often the built-in headphone amps on audio equipment are an afterthought and not well done. I haven't heard the one in the 5400, though--have you?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-17-2014, 03:29 AM
Replies: 8,870
Views: 667,850
Posted By pbarach
Mine turned off and went into protection mode a...

Mine turned off and went into protection mode a number of times beginning about 7 months after purchase. I checked to make sure none of the connections were shorting out--they weren't. I mailed the...
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