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Forum: Blu-ray Players   03-29-2015, 02:47 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
Although that is a perfectly reasonable...

Although that is a perfectly reasonable assumption, you might still run into problems. The reason being that modern HDMI devices sometimes leave their NON-selected input sockets "live". For...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   03-29-2015, 01:12 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ OK, if Bitstream isn't working it will be...

^ OK, if Bitstream isn't working it will be obvious -- not subtle.
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   03-29-2015, 01:03 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
It sounds like you've not actually managed to...

It sounds like you've not actually managed to update the firmware. Go to Setup > Device Setup > Firmware Information and confirm that all three of the firmware version numbers (Main, Loader, and...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   03-29-2015, 12:53 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
I think you are headed for trouble here. You are...

I think you are headed for trouble here. You are trying to make this rather complicated.

However, to answer your question, to get HDMI video INTO the OPPO -- i.e., so that the OPPO can process...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   03-29-2015, 12:46 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ Highest quality audio is available either using...

^ Highest quality audio is available either using the multi-channel Analog outputs or the HDMI output. The Optical and Coax digital audio outputs are limited in what they can carry and won't make...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   03-29-2015, 11:12 AM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
Simplifying here, but 3D output acts rather like...

Simplifying here, but 3D output acts rather like Source Direct.
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   03-29-2015, 11:09 AM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
Is this the only speaker you intend to use? If...

Is this the only speaker you intend to use? If you are trying to use it as a Center speaker -- i.e., part of a multi-speaker setup -- you are going to have problems. For one thing the volume...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   03-29-2015, 08:56 AM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
The OPPO must be on to get HDMI through it. ...

The OPPO must be on to get HDMI through it.

Cable TV boxes do not send audio or video of cable TV broadcasts over Ethernet to an AVR. The connection into the AVR, whether direct from the cable...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   03-28-2015, 09:54 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
Think about what else might be active on your...

Think about what else might be active on your network. For example, some of the TV Anywhere cable boxes are known to flood the network periodically looking for clients to serve TV to.

It sounds...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   03-28-2015, 09:43 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
Glad you got it working, but I think you are...

Glad you got it working, but I think you are confused about what's going on here.

The content on a CD is stereo LPCM -- Digital audio. So the output on the Optical or Coax will ALWAYS be stereo...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   03-28-2015, 02:45 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
Correct. The native Netflix app on the OPPO...

Correct. The native Netflix app on the OPPO players in the US and Europe can not receive 1080p/24 from the Netflix servers and thus will not output 1080p/24.
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   03-28-2015, 02:41 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ There are no special settings you need. Start...

^ There are no special settings you need. Start with the factory default settings. The Optical and Coax S/PDIF jacks will output CD content as LPCM 2.0 44.1KHz, which your DAC should be able to...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   03-28-2015, 05:51 AM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
The Netflix native app on the US players is not...

The Netflix native app on the US players is not able to receive /24 from the Netflix servers. What it receives is /60.

The player does not convert /60 to /24 (except for 480i/60 from SD-DVD...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   03-27-2015, 05:40 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
It's probably nothing more complicated than a...

It's probably nothing more complicated than a difference in timing of whether the OPPO sees the unwanted Play command before or after it is ready to accept commands.

If you've recently reloaded...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   03-27-2015, 04:10 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
I believe by default the Harmony sends Play when...

I believe by default the Harmony sends Play when the activity selects the player. As I recall there's a configuration setting to not do that.
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   03-26-2015, 06:44 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
Starting in the YouTube app on the OPPO, you...

Starting in the YouTube app on the OPPO, you "pair" your tablet with the player. Then, using the YouTube app on the tablet, you select the content you want to play, but use the function in the app...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   03-26-2015, 06:38 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ What I said was that if the TV can send it out...

^ What I said was that if the TV can send it out over Optical, then it can also send it out over ARC.
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   03-26-2015, 06:04 AM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
My ears do not deceive me-the arc sound is...

My ears do not deceive me-the arc sound is off.[/QUOTE]
That should not be the case. ARC is more restrictive than "normal" HDMI audio, but it can carry the same stuff you can get from the TV on...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   03-25-2015, 02:38 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ With that sort of problem the first thing to do...

^ With that sort of problem the first thing to do is put fresh batteries in the remote. Make sure they are both inserted the correct way around. If the problem started AFTER you put in fresh...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   03-24-2015, 06:02 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ You can use Pure Mode (Pure button, upper left...

^ You can use Pure Mode (Pure button, upper left on the remote) to blank the video output as soon as you want. Press it again to get video back.
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   03-24-2015, 05:23 AM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
My mistake. I thought you were looking for help. ...

My mistake. I thought you were looking for help.
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   03-24-2015, 05:03 AM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
Same sort of thing happened when Netflix turned...

Same sort of thing happened when Netflix turned on in Canada. It was just a matter of Netflix having to update their servers to include the player as authorized.

Get in touch with OPPO support in...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   03-23-2015, 01:06 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ Use the Input button on the remote and select...

^ Use the Input button on the remote and select the Back HDMI Input from the pop up list to play the content coming in on that Input from the Apple TV.

Then use the Info button on the remote and...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   03-23-2015, 12:37 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ What are you trying to do? HDMI from the Apple...

^ What are you trying to do? HDMI from the Apple TV already carries digital audio. Why are you also cabling the Optical Digital audio?
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   03-22-2015, 10:30 AM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
The Rule of Thumb is to always do video...

The Rule of Thumb is to always do video calibration in the Display. Leave the OPPO Picture Adjustment settings at their Factory Default (0) values. The OPPO sends out "Reference Level" video when...
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