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Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-28-2015, 04:26 PM
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Posted By MacinMan
That's why i said you might have to take the...

That's why i said you might have to take the optical drive out of the unit. It may be hidden behind the case bezel. The other thing is, the top usually comes of the drives sony uses so you can have...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-28-2015, 04:05 PM
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Views: 407,700
Posted By MacinMan
You may have to use a straightened paper clip...

You may have to use a straightened paper clip (large one) to force the tray open. Most drives have a manual eject hole to manually open the tray. Do it gently so you don't damage the disc. The...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-26-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 842
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Posted By MacinMan
It's funny it would come up with the search for...

It's funny it would come up with the search for the 6500 specs. Maybe sony just assumes people will elect the same from history and there isn't any really big change hence it's not really largely...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-26-2015, 09:01 AM
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Posted By MacinMan
Correct me if i'm wrong but I think i've seen it...

Correct me if i'm wrong but I think i've seen it documented on sony's site:
...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-26-2015, 07:54 AM
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Posted By MacinMan
the BDP-S6500 has a dual core processor, I've...

the BDP-S6500 has a dual core processor, I've seen it documented. What i didn't see documented was the other models or not. I think based on that the 6500 is the only model as it's this year's top...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-23-2015, 02:22 PM
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Posted By MacinMan
Does Tivo still require a subscription ? i've...

Does Tivo still require a subscription ? i've heard good things about it, more so in the past, but the reason I personally never got one was my understanding was it required a paid subscription to...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-23-2015, 01:08 PM
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Posted By MacinMan
You are correct, it does depend on the source. ...

You are correct, it does depend on the source. Discs respond to display so does netflix, as far as the others go, you already tested Amazon, give feedback as to what you find out so people know. I...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-23-2015, 12:12 PM
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Posted By MacinMan
Hit the display button on the remote, it will...

Hit the display button on the remote, it will give you on screen information about the current media playing.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-21-2015, 03:04 PM
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Posted By MacinMan
That's one area I don't have any personal...

That's one area I don't have any personal experience with yet, Projectors. In fact my 42" Plasma is the largest screen size i've had experience with.one thing, did you try turning off noise...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-21-2015, 01:51 PM
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Posted By MacinMan
I have the 2015 Roku 3, and the BDP-S6500, and I...

I have the 2015 Roku 3, and the BDP-S6500, and I haven't noticed much difference if any between the streams. I have an airport extreme for my wireless router, it's the 2nd generation that first...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-28-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 842
Views: 27,556
Posted By MacinMan
Same here, Just checked for the 6500 and says...

Same here, Just checked for the 6500 and says updated. Maybe it will roll out later, or if fixes something specific to the 5500.
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-26-2015, 02:26 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 8,187
Posted By MacinMan
Thanks guys for the feedback, the set is working...

Thanks guys for the feedback, the set is working great.
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-25-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 8,187
Posted By MacinMan
Hey all, after reading some of this thread, it...

Hey all, after reading some of this thread, it sounds like it would be good if I could hold onto my 42" Panasonic TC-P42U1 I purchased back in 2010. It had initially warranty work done shortly have...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-25-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 842
Views: 27,556
Posted By MacinMan
Never heard of Waterfox, is it a new fork of...

Never heard of Waterfox, is it a new fork of firefox?

As far as the home theater PC, I would be happy using OS X if i was using it on a desktop, not a laptop so it could be dedicated as a media...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-24-2015, 01:04 PM
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Views: 27,556
Posted By MacinMan
The TVs don't so much indicate the format, but...

The TVs don't so much indicate the format, but more the device e.g. the sony will tell me which mode it's in on optical media when hitting display. I recently replaced my Roku 3 with a 2015 Roku 2...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-24-2015, 12:34 PM
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Posted By MacinMan
OK. I was just curious as I know both my TVs can...

OK. I was just curious as I know both my TVs can display 1080/24, as they display it for blu-ray fine.

I'm still trying to decide which is the better streamer too, the Roku or the Sony, as far as...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-24-2015, 12:18 PM
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Posted By MacinMan
I noticed the BDP-S6500 include more options for...

I noticed the BDP-S6500 include more options for 24p video. I have them all set to auto, and I know that Netflix streams 24p, but how do i know if I'm getting the 24p stream ? hitting display...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-24-2015, 03:13 AM
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Views: 27,556
Posted By MacinMan
I'm still trying to get used to the new...

I'm still trying to get used to the new interface, I like the changes, but also thought, for me at least XMB was easier to navigate.

I still can't get any feedback from Recommendations, so I...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-19-2015, 07:28 AM
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Views: 27,556
Posted By MacinMan
Same here, and because I stream more these days...

Same here, and because I stream more these days then watch physical media, I use a Roku more then the sony because it has more content available . But at the same time, when sometime doesn't work as...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-19-2015, 07:13 AM
Replies: 842
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Posted By MacinMan
That's correct. Grace note is responsible for...

That's correct. Grace note is responsible for cover art and movie / music information for discs.

No matter which sony model I've owned there has always been features that break and get fixed.
...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-19-2015, 06:53 AM
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Views: 27,556
Posted By MacinMan
There is a specific thread on blu-ray.com...

There is a specific thread on blu-ray.com regarding the Gracenote issue, basically Gracenote on blu-ray player is not currently working. it's not pulling information. Sorry, Just assumed people...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-19-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 842
Views: 27,556
Posted By MacinMan
I had a quick question, I'm aware of the...

I had a quick question, I'm aware of the Gracenote issue. But I have a secondary minor issue with recommendations, i get a message saying cannot get information. Sony BDP-s6500. latest firmware.
...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-11-2015, 05:43 AM
Replies: 3,243
Views: 407,700
Posted By MacinMan
Thanks for the heads up, I hadn't considered...

Thanks for the heads up, I hadn't considered that, but since I am only using built in TV speakers right now, and i'm limited to stereo anyway for all devices currently. It probably doesn't make a...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-10-2015, 05:13 PM
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Views: 407,700
Posted By MacinMan
slimoli I apologize for my miss information in...

slimoli I apologize for my miss information in the above post. I thought I had purchased the BDP-S5500, based on the fact walmart had three sony models in stock, when I read the box again at home...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-10-2015, 02:28 PM
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Views: 407,700
Posted By MacinMan
well based on the 4k Settings i saw in settings,...

well based on the 4k Settings i saw in settings, i got the impression it was compatible with 4k content. Maybe it down samples it to 1080p. By the way, didn't buy it on the hopes of watching 4k...
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