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Forum: Blu-ray Players   06-28-2015, 03:42 AM
Replies: 21,384
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Posted By pbarach
As a workaround, start YouTube on your phone will...

As a workaround, start YouTube on your phone will the Oppo is on, pair the phone's YouTube with the Oppo, then operate youtube from the phone (the search and interface are much better).
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-28-2015, 03:39 AM
Replies: 11,346
Views: 832,756
Posted By pbarach
I see they are still listing Panurgy on their...

I see they are still listing Panurgy on their website as a "Super Service Center."
http://usa.denon.com/us/support/servicecentersearch
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-20-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 76,271
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Posted By pbarach
It does skip all those features, leaving you with...

It does skip all those features, leaving you with whatever quality amp and preamp are in the AVR.

I have tried Pure Direct, and I do find the overall sound quality better in my AVR with Audyssey...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   06-18-2015, 03:28 AM
Replies: 2,693
Views: 236,314
Posted By pbarach
The Oppo 103 and 105 players will stream these...

The Oppo 103 and 105 players will stream these files at their native resolutions. Roku devices won't.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-08-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 76,271
Views: 6,365,886
Posted By pbarach
Yes, you are definitely in the near field. Try...

Yes, you are definitely in the near field. Try FLAT; if you find that your high frequencies are too proposed, use REFERENCE instead (which is different than flat only because it rolls off the highs).
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-08-2015, 03:57 AM
Replies: 76,271
Views: 6,365,886
Posted By pbarach
DynEQ and DynVol are only usable when MultiEQ is...

DynEQ and DynVol are only usable when MultiEQ is turned on.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-06-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 11,346
Views: 832,756
Posted By pbarach
Well, I'm wondering if something happened in...

Well, I'm wondering if something happened in shipping, or as a result of OEM Panurgy blowing dust out of the inside of my system, that fixed the problem. Is it possible that dust somehow shorted...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-06-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 11,346
Views: 832,756
Posted By pbarach
I was using the latest firmware, and they did not...

I was using the latest firmware, and they did not reflash it (as far as I know) or update it.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-06-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 11,346
Views: 832,756
Posted By pbarach
I've posted this before a couple of times, but to...

I've posted this before a couple of times, but to add to your description, I began to have this trouble within 6 months of purchase, and soon after the unit was turned on (i.e., not overheated);...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   05-28-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 21,655
Views: 1,360,253
Posted By pbarach
I save full-range dynamics for listening to music...

I save full-range dynamics for listening to music (big-orchestra classical, opera, pipe organ). I don't want to lose my ability to hear the detail in my favorite kind of music because I enjoyed too...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   05-28-2015, 03:39 AM
Replies: 21,655
Views: 1,360,253
Posted By pbarach
Either you were deaf before watching it, or you...

Either you were deaf before watching it, or you were deaf afterwards:)
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   05-27-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 21,655
Views: 1,360,253
Posted By pbarach
I watched it on Vudu. Yes, plenty of bass, but...

I watched it on Vudu. Yes, plenty of bass, but also there were crucial moments where the dialogue was muffled. I ended up using Audyssey Dynamic Volume AND subtitles so I could hear the dialogue...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-24-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 21,384
Views: 1,694,825
Posted By pbarach
The connection test always comes back good,...

The connection test always comes back good, whether I run it before launching Netflix, or immediately after the Netflix app has indicated that it's unable to play the video I selected (or any videos,...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-24-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 21,384
Views: 1,694,825
Posted By pbarach
Thanks, that was good advice. I no longer have...

Thanks, that was good advice. I no longer have the CD from which the track was ripped, so I converted all of the WAVs from that CD (each of which, I discovered, caused the 103 to lock up) to FLAC,...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-23-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 21,384
Views: 1,694,825
Posted By pbarach
Not sure what a multi-port switch is, but I...

Not sure what a multi-port switch is, but I suspect that's built into the router (there are about 6 ethernet ports on it, and one of them is the hard-wire connection to the Oppo, another is to the...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-23-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 21,384
Views: 1,694,825
Posted By pbarach
Oppo weirdness: I'm finding my 103 to be...

Oppo weirdness:

I'm finding my 103 to be completely unpredictable when it comes to accessing things on the internet or over my home WiFi network. Just to give an idea of the setup, the wireless...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-20-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 76,271
Views: 6,365,886
Posted By pbarach
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If your AVR sets speakers to LARGE, Audyssey has applied corrections all the way down, below the lowest crossover point that you can choose (I think that's 40 Hz). In other words, it applied...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-18-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 76,271
Views: 6,365,886
Posted By pbarach
etc. I'm 100% sure, Keith, that your fingers...

etc.

I'm 100% sure, Keith, that your fingers had an independent flight of fancy and that you meant to type movie sound tracks...
Forum: HDTV Programming   05-12-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 691
Views: 40,845
Posted By pbarach
I'm not an attorney, so someone step up if I'm...

I'm not an attorney, so someone step up if I'm wrong, but Illinois has at-will employment, meaning an employee can be fired without reason except under a few specific exceptions. So Mrs. Canning or...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   05-10-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 2,722
Views: 505,212
Posted By pbarach
I have a 103, and no trouble accessing the Oppo...

I have a 103, and no trouble accessing the Oppo setup menus using the Media Control app on an iphone. Just used it today...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   05-01-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 2,693
Views: 236,314
Posted By pbarach
Not just video previews but thousands of public...

Not just video previews but thousands of public domain movies in dupe, fading prints, many many religious channels, local TV stations from places where you don't live, and more modern programming...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-23-2015, 03:26 AM
Replies: 21,384
Views: 1,694,825
Posted By pbarach
I've combined FLAC files into a single image file...

I've combined FLAC files into a single image file using foobar2000, never heard any gaps. What software are you using to combine the FLAC files?
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-22-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 21,384
Views: 1,694,825
Posted By pbarach
What's the point of the cue file in this...

What's the point of the cue file in this situation? I don't know what purposes they serve, can someone explain please?
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-16-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 21,384
Views: 1,694,825
Posted By pbarach
I have that Pentatone disc, and here's what I...

I have that Pentatone disc, and here's what I found. First, I'll note that the 103 is connected to an Audyssey-calibrated Denon x4000 AVR using HDMi. Also, that the results were the same regardless...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-15-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 21,384
Views: 1,694,825
Posted By pbarach
Subwoofer output for SACDs reduced by 10 dB when...

Subwoofer output for SACDs reduced by 10 dB when sending DSD

Other than sending SACD signals only as PCM to the AVR or upping the subwoofer trim by 10 dB in the AVR, is there any other workaround...
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