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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-13-2016, 08:29 AM
Replies: 44,346
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ Just to ask the obvious, are you sure your AVM...

^ Just to ask the obvious, are you sure your AVM 50 is ARC-capable? The original AVM 50 units, unlike the original Statement D2 units, can not be used with ARC without first installing a hardware...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-12-2016, 04:38 PM
Replies: 44,346
Views: 3,799,993
Posted By Bob Pariseau
Which version of ARC are you trying to use? It...

Which version of ARC are you trying to use? It should be v3.0.2. If you installed ARC from the original install CD for the AVM 50, it is almost certainly an outdated version.

If you've got the...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-11-2016, 08:57 AM
Replies: 22,949
Views: 1,795,421
Posted By Bob Pariseau
For YouTube, are you actually getting an error...

For YouTube, are you actually getting an error message? Or is it just showing the "Opening Browser" screen and not getting past that point. If the latter, check that your networking is live. For...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-09-2016, 01:09 PM
Replies: 1,608
Views: 120,885
Posted By Bob Pariseau
Email OPPO Tech Support with an example of a disc...

Email OPPO Tech Support with an example of a disc giving you problems with subtitles positioning.

In the current software, I've yet to find a Blu-ray disc where the subtitles can not be lowered so...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-09-2016, 01:02 PM
Replies: 22,949
Views: 1,795,421
Posted By Bob Pariseau
Netflix has announced that they are experimenting...

Netflix has announced that they are experimenting with new compression schemes and the way they switch between them according to how they perceive your networking speed. It is possible you've gotten...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-09-2016, 12:52 PM
Replies: 22,949
Views: 1,795,421
Posted By Bob Pariseau
There's still a chance that upgraded cables will...

There's still a chance that upgraded cables will get you past this, but not likely. You might also consider talking DirecTV into sending you a newer receiver box that might not be so picky. (The...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-09-2016, 12:48 PM
Replies: 22,949
Views: 1,795,421
Posted By Bob Pariseau
Start with any decent, SHIELDED set of RCA cables...

Start with any decent, SHIELDED set of RCA cables and see how you like it. There's no need to pay for something exotic.

Monoprice and Blue Jeans cable both sell good cables on-line at a fair...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-09-2016, 11:22 AM
Replies: 22,949
Views: 1,795,421
Posted By Bob Pariseau
This is likely HDMI retries being forced by...

This is likely HDMI retries being forced by unhappy HDMI copy protection. My guess is that you also have HDMI running from the Denon to your TV, and the TV is keeping that HDMI input "live" even...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-09-2016, 11:11 AM
Replies: 1,608
Views: 120,885
Posted By Bob Pariseau
Check that you have the latest firmware. In...

Check that you have the latest firmware. In Setup > Device Setup > Firmware Information, the Main firmware version number should end 80-1031. If your firmware dates back close to the release of the...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-08-2016, 12:24 PM
Replies: 22,949
Views: 1,795,421
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ On the DVD, the OPPO 10x players do not attempt...

^ On the DVD, the OPPO 10x players do not attempt to "detect" /24 content. If you enable DVD 24p Conversion then *ALL* DVD (shiny disc) content is converted to 1080p/24 output -- assuming you also...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-08-2016, 09:05 AM
Replies: 22,949
Views: 1,795,421
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ Set HDMI Audio to OFF in the 103 to make sure...

^ Set HDMI Audio to OFF in the 103 to make sure you are not accidentally listening to audio on the HDMI cable when the problem occurs.

Check your Volume setting in the 103 (buttons at top of...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-05-2016, 08:24 PM
Replies: 1,836
Views: 139,768
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ eBay pricing is often for units that have been...

^ eBay pricing is often for units that have been modified in one way or another -- such as by the addition of "Region Free" hardware or various "improvements" of debatable value -- or with the intent...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-04-2016, 06:44 PM
Replies: 40,840
Views: 5,033,086
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ Odds are any differences you are hearing...

^ Odds are any differences you are hearing between LPCM and Bitstream are due to what's going on in your AVR, not in the OPPO.

In the OPPO, make sure that Secondary Audio is OFF and that Dynamic...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-04-2016, 03:51 PM
Replies: 40,840
Views: 5,033,086
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ Check to make sure you have Dynamic Range...

^ Check to make sure you have Dynamic Range Control set to OFF in the OPPO. That is applied only during decoding, so if you use Bitstream output it is not applied in the OPPO. (There will likely be...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-03-2016, 06:33 PM
Replies: 40,840
Views: 5,033,086
Posted By Bob Pariseau
The first thing you AVR does when sent a...

The first thing you AVR does when sent a Bitstream is decode it to LPCM. Bitstream digital audio can not be converted to Analog audio (voltages on a cable) -- which is what your speakers need --...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-03-2016, 04:26 PM
Replies: 40,840
Views: 5,033,086
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ In the 83 (unlike the newer OPPO players) you...

^ In the 83 (unlike the newer OPPO players) you should leave Secondary Audio set to OFF *EVEN IF* you are using LPCM output. Turn Secondary Audio ON only if you really need to hear it -- e.g., when...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-03-2016, 04:13 PM
Replies: 1,836
Views: 139,768
Posted By Bob Pariseau
You are using the DACs in the OPPO whenever you...

You are using the DACs in the OPPO whenever you are listening to its Analog audio outputs.

If you have both the Analog audio outputs *AND* HDMI wired to your NAD and want to be sure you are not...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-03-2016, 04:01 PM
Replies: 1,836
Views: 139,768
Posted By Bob Pariseau
Did you perhaps not see my answer to this...

Did you perhaps not see my answer to this question when you posted it earlier? Just look a few posts back in this thread.
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-03-2016, 10:55 AM
Replies: 1,836
Views: 139,768
Posted By Bob Pariseau
First of all, Welcome to AVS! Your English is...

First of all, Welcome to AVS! Your English is way better than my Italian.

The easiest way to do what you want is to connect HDMI 1 output from the 105D to an HDMI input of your TV, then also...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-03-2016, 06:06 AM
Replies: 1,836
Views: 139,768
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ It's a handshake issue. Basically the audio is...

^ It's a handshake issue. Basically the audio is muted while HDMI and HDMI copy protection get happy.

Start by simplifying the handshake. Since you are using Analog output for audio, set HDMI...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-02-2016, 11:08 AM
Replies: 8,422
Views: 643,137
Posted By Bob Pariseau
Umm, OK. That would be a #3...

Umm, OK. That would be a #3 (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=3) , then.
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-01-2016, 06:41 PM
Replies: 8,422
Views: 643,137
Posted By Bob Pariseau
Ah. Another example of an OPPO user trying to...

Ah. Another example of an OPPO user trying to sing along in the shower while using the remote as his "karaoke mic"?

:D

I believe Tech Support refers to this as Remote Control failure type #7...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-01-2016, 04:56 PM
Replies: 8,422
Views: 643,137
Posted By Bob Pariseau
EDITED: Had to correct the initial recovery...

EDITED: Had to correct the initial recovery procedure here.

1) Power on the player
2) Once the player has finished booting up (you are now on your Cable TV Input), press Tray Button on the...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-31-2016, 10:48 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,925
Posted By Bob Pariseau
OPPO is aware of the Subtitles problem with MKV...

OPPO is aware of the Subtitles problem with MKV files and a fix is in the works.
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-31-2016, 12:30 AM
Replies: 27,898
Views: 3,276,888
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ Sounds like the blue laser has failed, which...

^ Sounds like the blue laser has failed, which would mean the player needs hardware service. (The other disc types use the red laser.)

You could try re-installing the firmware. That's not likely...
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