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Forum: DVD Players (Standard Def)   01-31-2015, 08:02 AM
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Posted By wmcclain
Welcome to AVSForum. Price range? For...

Welcome to AVSForum.

Price range?

For media file support you'll probably want a Blu-ray player.

-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   01-31-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 5,145
Views: 119,334
Posted By wmcclain
Correct! You've got to get up a minute...

Correct!



You've got to get up a minute earlier to beat robnix.

Review: The Wind and the Lion (1975).

-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   01-31-2015, 07:42 AM
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Views: 191,419
Posted By wmcclain
The Wind and the Lion (1975)...

The Wind and the Lion (1975) (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0073906/), written and directed by John Milius.

"Pedecaris alive or Raisuli dead." -- TR.

We get right to it: a peaceful day in Tangier...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   01-31-2015, 06:39 AM
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Posted By wmcclain
Name this film. Answer: The Wind and...

Name this film.

Answer:


The Wind and the Lion (1975)


-Bill
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-31-2015, 06:22 AM
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Views: 1,601,429
Posted By wmcclain
See this in the BDP-93 FAQ: Is DVD 24hz...

See this in the BDP-93 FAQ: Is DVD 24hz conversion supported? (http://watershade.net/wmcclain/BDP-93-faq.html#is-dvd-24hz-conversion-supported)

The feature is the same in the -103 players.

I...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   01-30-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 5,145
Views: 119,334
Posted By wmcclain
Found footage horror beneath Paris. Redbox has...

Found footage horror beneath Paris. Redbox has the Blu-ray.

I wanted to see this because I have seen Perdita Weeks on UK TV, and as it turns out those tunnels and catacombs beneath Paris are...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-30-2015, 07:02 AM
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Views: 508,989
Posted By wmcclain
It should make no difference. Bob supplied this...

It should make no difference. Bob supplied this answer in the old BDP-83 FAQ and it still applies: Should I perform audio decoding in the player or in the receiver?...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   01-30-2015, 05:57 AM
Replies: 5,145
Views: 119,334
Posted By wmcclain
Still available. -Bill

Still available.

-Bill
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-30-2015, 05:02 AM
Replies: 6,391
Views: 508,989
Posted By wmcclain
Rejoice! I suspect every replacement...

Rejoice!



I suspect every replacement disc will be the same.



You can try new cables (that is always worth doing when struggling with HDMI) but I would not be surprised if it is a disc...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-29-2015, 08:33 PM
Replies: 6,391
Views: 508,989
Posted By wmcclain
If it's not something obvious I suspect they...

If it's not something obvious I suspect they would need the same AVR with the same hardware rev and firmware to confirm the issue.

Fixed with firmware: maybe.

Did you try setting the player to...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-29-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 6,391
Views: 508,989
Posted By wmcclain
You might call it an issue correctable by setting...

You might call it an issue correctable by setting the player to LPCM.

The disc may have an authoring technique which reveals a problem with bitstreaming over HDMI between the player and receiver....
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-29-2015, 08:11 PM
Replies: 6,391
Views: 508,989
Posted By wmcclain
A player / receiver interaction that is a problem...

A player / receiver interaction that is a problem in one mode may not be an issue in the other. Switching between the two is always something to try when experiencing HDMI audio issues.

-Bill
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-29-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 40,148
Views: 4,971,650
Posted By wmcclain
Have you tried this procedure? What do I do if a...

Have you tried this procedure? What do I do if a Blu-ray disc will not load or play, or if it freezes the player?...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-29-2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 6,391
Views: 508,989
Posted By wmcclain
I asked before: did you try switching between...

I asked before: did you try switching between LPCM and Bitstream in the player?

-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   01-29-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 5,145
Views: 119,334
Posted By wmcclain
That's our Spike! It's a masochistic...

That's our Spike!

It's a masochistic romantic comedy.

I had a strange experience when seeing this in the theater. I was visiting in another state, Friday night, big happy crowd.

Early on,...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   01-29-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 5,145
Views: 119,334
Posted By wmcclain
Name this movie. Answer: Notting...

Name this movie.

Answer:


Notting Hill


-Bill
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-29-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 17,614
Views: 2,092,686
Posted By wmcclain
It's a big topic and the answer depends on what...

It's a big topic and the answer depends on what interests you. I recently answered a similar query here.

-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   01-28-2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 5,145
Views: 119,334
Posted By wmcclain
Correct. Review: The Key (1958). -Bill

Correct. Review: The Key (1958).

-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   01-28-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 1,468
Views: 191,419
Posted By wmcclain
The Key (1958)...

The Key (1958) (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0051816/), directed by Carol Reed.

An aspect of the Battle of the Atlantic...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-28-2015, 04:30 PM
Replies: 6,391
Views: 508,989
Posted By wmcclain
No. -Bill

No.

-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   01-28-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 5,145
Views: 119,334
Posted By wmcclain
Still available: ...

Still available:

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=508761&stc=1&d=1422486387

-Bill
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-28-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 6,391
Views: 508,989
Posted By wmcclain
This is over HDMI? Have you tried switching...

This is over HDMI? Have you tried switching between LPCM and Bitstream in the player?

-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   01-28-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 5,145
Views: 119,334
Posted By wmcclain
Name this movie. Answer: As Above,...

Name this movie.

Answer:


As Above, So Below


-Bill
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-27-2015, 05:02 AM
Replies: 20,049
Views: 1,601,429
Posted By wmcclain
OPPO has a lot of features, not all of which are...

OPPO has a lot of features, not all of which are of interest to every user. The company's web pages has details, but the things that usually occur to me:



SACD and DVD-A.
50hz support for...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   01-26-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 5,145
Views: 119,334
Posted By wmcclain
Name that movie: Answer: The Key...

Name that movie:

Answer:


The Key (1958)


http://www.avsforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=505249&stc=1&d=1422329202
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