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Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-22-2017, 07:00 AM
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Posted By Torqdog
Since we're on this subject, I'm curious to know...

Since we're on this subject, I'm curious to know if when one puts the player in pause while watching or listening to shiny disc media, does the motor continue to spin? My guess would be "yes", it...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-20-2017, 09:39 PM
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Posted By Torqdog
Question, does anyone know whether the HDMI clock...

Question, does anyone know whether the HDMI clock is asynchronous?
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-20-2017, 11:45 AM
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Posted By Torqdog
Zactly and I'm going to assume without looking...

Zactly and I'm going to assume without looking that the Marantz 8802a probably uses an updated, high end clocking system since it was a highlighted feature over the 8801 when it was released.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-20-2017, 10:49 AM
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Posted By Torqdog
X2 Just the remote model number would suffice....

X2 Just the remote model number would suffice. Anyone have that info?
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-18-2017, 10:49 PM
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Posted By Torqdog
I'm curious to know whether the FALD crosshatch...

I'm curious to know whether the FALD crosshatch pattern exhibited in the included photo is pretty typical, better than average or needs attention. 30%
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-18-2017, 10:39 PM
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Posted By Torqdog
This sounds enticing. I wonder how much AQ...

This sounds enticing. I wonder how much AQ improvement might be realized over the 203.

HDMI Audio Jitter Reduction
The UDP-205 features a high-stability, high-precision HDMI clock and a special...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-18-2017, 02:50 PM
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Posted By Torqdog
Sometimes I sense a feeling of acronym overload...

Sometimes I sense a feeling of acronym overload creeping through my cranium. Tell me again what DSE stands for. :o
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-18-2017, 09:29 AM
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Posted By Torqdog
I was having the same problem anytime I played...

I was having the same problem anytime I played blurays from my Oppo BDP 95. Constant nagging handshake issues and VERY unstable when changing blurays. I tried a new and different Certified Premium...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-15-2017, 12:23 PM
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Posted By Torqdog
Bob, both players are/were feeding a Marantz...

Bob, both players are/were feeding a Marantz 8802a via HDMI. Both the 95 and 203 have secondary audio off and the output is/was set to bitstream on both.

As I stated in my OP, I've seen a few...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-15-2017, 11:39 AM
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Posted By Torqdog
Same discs.

Same discs.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-15-2017, 11:15 AM
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Posted By Torqdog
Excuse my naivete, is this FW update you're all...

Excuse my naivete, is this FW update you're all talking about a beta or general release FW update?
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-15-2017, 11:08 AM
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Posted By Torqdog
I received my 203 a few days ago and absolutely...

I received my 203 a few days ago and absolutely love it. Coming from a BDP-95, setup was a no-brainer as most of the remote buttons and onscreen menus function the same.

I noticed more than a few...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-14-2017, 09:48 AM
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Posted By Torqdog
Just received an Oppo UDP 203 yesterday. Got it...

Just received an Oppo UDP 203 yesterday. Got it hooked up and played various discs all night. Never had one handshake issue.

Problem fixed!

Planet Earth II HDR sure looks sweet! :)
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-12-2017, 02:41 PM
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Posted By Torqdog
We too love our P75. The picture is outstanding....

We too love our P75. The picture is outstanding. The only problem I've faced is handshake related and I've narrowed it down to the Oppo BDP 95 with the 1.4 HDMI port. I've come up with a work around...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-11-2017, 01:49 PM
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Posted By Torqdog
Question.....I currently have a BDP 95 and am...

Question.....I currently have a BDP 95 and am thinking of upgrading to the UDP 203. I have a Marantz 8802a feeding a new Vizio P75 C-1 display which is 4k HDR10 and DV ready. I see many complaints...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-11-2017, 11:48 AM
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Posted By Torqdog
Thanks! Kind of what I figured but figured I'd...

Thanks! Kind of what I figured but figured I'd ask anyway. :)
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-11-2017, 11:24 AM
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Posted By Torqdog
A question regarding picture settings. I am using...

A question regarding picture settings. I am using Shoman's calibration settings and noticed that when I make a custom setting, in this case it's called "Shoman", I noticed the color tuner settings...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-11-2017, 08:54 AM
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Posted By Torqdog
X3.....this has been going on for some time. It's...

X3.....this has been going on for some time. It's definitely a Directv issue as it occurs on my other Vizio P70 display. Then again, both displays are 4k so maybe it's just the directv affecting 4k...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-09-2017, 10:09 AM
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Posted By Torqdog
The handshake issues I've previously mentioned as...

The handshake issues I've previously mentioned as being the only negative thus far are getting worse to the point that I can't change blurays without having to re-boot the system and even that is...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-07-2017, 07:27 PM
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Posted By Torqdog
I've had my P75 C-1 for about 2 weeks and so far,...

I've had my P75 C-1 for about 2 weeks and so far, aside from the usual handshake issues, it's been a wonderful TV. I plugged in Showman's latest calibration settings and they really make it pop.

I...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-07-2017, 03:14 PM
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Posted By Torqdog
It may be more linked to the drastic markdown...

It may be more linked to the drastic markdown promotions these sets have seen in conjunction with the Super Bowl and Sweet 16 BB tournament. Those markdowns finally got me to pull the trigger and I...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-31-2017, 02:37 PM
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Posted By Torqdog
Dumb (?) question.......how do I get sound from...

Dumb (?) question.......how do I get sound from the TV via the ARC? I have the HDMI cable plugged into the ARC port on both the Marantz and TV but can't get audio to play through the 8802 when...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-31-2017, 12:04 PM
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Posted By Torqdog
I just received my P75 display and got her hooked...

I just received my P75 display and got her hooked up Monday. It looks fabulous even with 1080p content. Other than some recurrent handshake issues, it's looking good and no freezing issues thus far...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-28-2017, 09:20 AM
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Posted By Torqdog
^ Yeah, maybe the word "repeatedly" wasn't the...

^ Yeah, maybe the word "repeatedly" wasn't the best choice. Again, the gal I talked to yesterday told me to call back once a week to check on any new info they might have so I guess that would...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-27-2017, 08:28 PM
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Posted By Torqdog
Thanks Dave. Looking at the string of emails you...

Thanks Dave. Looking at the string of emails you posted, this one is somewhat hopeful if the cynical side of me doesn't take over and look at it as some attempt by JC to say this to quiet you down.
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