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Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-10-2014, 01:45 PM
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Posted By Smarty-pants
Umm, nothing is ever absolute. I guess one of my...

Umm, nothing is ever absolute. I guess one of my faults is trying to never present opinion as fact.
Many others do and that's not a very ethical way to present things IMO.
If you want the "just the...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-10-2014, 01:28 PM
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Posted By Smarty-pants
Have you tried rebooting your system? Try...

Have you tried rebooting your system?
Try shutting off all network devices, including PCs, players, and TVs.
Then shut down / unplug / reboot your router and modem.
Give it a few minutes to...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-10-2014, 01:22 PM
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Posted By Smarty-pants
Are you using a wired or wireless method for the...

Are you using a wired or wireless method for the network connection?
For wireless you must use the included wifi dongle and choose the wireless setting in the menu of the player.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-10-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 17,626
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Posted By Smarty-pants
Well that was the major flaw in my previous...

Well that was the major flaw in my previous response. I assumed you had the latest firmware installed.
If the flaw you are seeing was there a couple years ago and quickly fixed with a firmware...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-10-2014, 12:30 PM
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Posted By Smarty-pants
I have never used Blue Jeans, they do get a lot...

I have never used Blue Jeans, they do get a lot of praise though.
One thing this reminds me of though, are also the Monoprice cables.
They have the Redmere style that are good for long runs, but I...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-10-2014, 12:01 PM
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Posted By Smarty-pants
I would be ecstatic for such a player. If that...

I would be ecstatic for such a player. If that scenario is possible, it can certainly help define their higher end audiophile player.
Heck it would probably be the main selling feature if it could...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-10-2014, 01:26 AM
Replies: 1,628
Views: 180,588
Posted By Smarty-pants
^ I dunno man. All I can say for sure is that...

^ I dunno man. All I can say for sure is that switching between 1080p and 720p I can't tell a difference at all.
It is hard to do though since there is like a full 2 second delay of silence between...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-10-2014, 12:48 AM
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Posted By Smarty-pants
Honestly I have never heard of such a thing with...

Honestly I have never heard of such a thing with Oppo BD players, and I follow all the posts very closely and do some beta testing for Oppo too.
I think the problem may be occurring in your display,...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-09-2014, 11:48 PM
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Posted By Smarty-pants
^ I would try disconnecting everything except...

^ I would try disconnecting everything except power cord and HDMI cable going directly to display.
Does it still have digital breakup? Try a different HDMI cable too. Also try a different display...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-09-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 1,628
Views: 180,588
Posted By Smarty-pants
I'm getting a feeling of dejavu here, but I think...

I'm getting a feeling of dejavu here, but I think we may have discussed this before?
I think for whatever reason, the difference must lie in your setup and not specifically to the player.
That is...
Forum: Speakers   07-09-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 1,293,566
Posted By Smarty-pants
The few times I have dealt with JBL support they...

The few times I have dealt with JBL support they have always been very helpful if they can. It certainly doesn't hurt to ask.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-09-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 26,904
Views: 3,120,963
Posted By Smarty-pants
For a standard used model in like new condition,...

For a standard used model in like new condition, 350-400.
The ones selling for more than that could have a few other incentives that raise the amount buyers are willing to pay.
If the player has...
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   07-09-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 7,651
Posted By Smarty-pants
^Remember Oppo has a 30-day no questions asked...

^Remember Oppo has a 30-day no questions asked return policy. ;)
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-09-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 1,628
Views: 180,588
Posted By Smarty-pants
Testing this new theory about 720p SOUNDING...

Testing this new theory about 720p SOUNDING better than 1080p(??).
My unit is a 105D and not a 105, but from my testing done just now, I can hear no difference between the two resolutions.
...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-09-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 1,628
Views: 180,588
Posted By Smarty-pants
^ It depends on your display Omar. Different...

^ It depends on your display Omar. Different displays handle different color spaces differently.
In theory, they should all look the same if the display processes them correctly.
For most modern...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-08-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 11,268
Views: 874,530
Posted By Smarty-pants
^ USB cables are funny that way. I'm sure there...

^ USB cables are funny that way. I'm sure there is a scientific explanation for it, but I don't know what it is.
I have a long USB extension cable I got from Monoprice (25ft) that works great with...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-08-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 11,134
Views: 1,354,285
Posted By Smarty-pants
^ So what is the problem exactly? Are the...

^ So what is the problem exactly? Are the subtitles not readable when they are on screen?
Why are you watching with only one eye? AFAIK, Captain Jack Sparrow doesn't wear an eye patch.
Forum: Speakers   07-08-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 1,293,566
Posted By Smarty-pants
Wow. I'm kinda surprised at your comments. For no...

Wow. I'm kinda surprised at your comments. For no particular reason other than you seem to really like the Studio series.
Nothing wrong with that, but just not exactly what I expected to hear,...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-07-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 11,268
Views: 874,530
Posted By Smarty-pants
You are using Source Direct, meaning that...

You are using Source Direct, meaning that whatever is input is also output.
Most likely the NTSC/PAL setting is ignored for the Source Direct application.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-06-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 11,268
Views: 874,530
Posted By Smarty-pants
What's a "transport"? Do you mean the optical...

What's a "transport"? Do you mean the optical disc drive?

Oppo players are known for being very high quality and lasting a very long time.
As with all electronics there are going to be some...
Forum: Speakers   07-06-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 1,293,566
Posted By Smarty-pants
^ Well, seeing as how the real world street...

^ Well, seeing as how the real world street prices of the 590 is about $1000 vs $700 for the L890,
I would certainly hope the 590 sounds better.
I know price paid isn't always determinate of sound...
Forum: Speakers   07-04-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 1,293,566
Posted By Smarty-pants
^Happy hunting. ...

^Happy hunting.
http://www.avsforum.com/forum/90-receivers-amps-processors/
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-04-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 22,915
Views: 2,569,472
Posted By Smarty-pants
There really isn't that much difference, say...

There really isn't that much difference, say between 75 and 100 watts.
You usually have to double the wattage or more to hear any real difference, and that is only if your speakers
can actually...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-04-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 22,915
Views: 2,569,472
Posted By Smarty-pants
Well Anthem is going to be pretty top notch gear....

Well Anthem is going to be pretty top notch gear.
As good as something like the 805 is for the money paid (7 years ago / my how things have changes),
the Anthem will more than likely outclass it in...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-04-2014, 01:51 AM
Replies: 17,626
Views: 1,366,430
Posted By Smarty-pants
Nope. Not since you started complaining about...

Nope. Not since you started complaining about handshaking issues with 3D content.
You did mention using HDMI-2 in one post, but did not clarify that you were using both HDMI outputs simultaneously.
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