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Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-21-2017, 06:08 AM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
Folks, I don't believe INCREASING Target...

Folks, I don't believe INCREASING Target Luminance to try to reveal data in highlights is the correct answer.

When you convert HDR to SDR some of those highlights should be lost, otherwise you are...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-21-2017, 05:59 AM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
Thanks for that. It looks like all the reports...

Thanks for that. It looks like all the reports are similar.
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-20-2017, 10:31 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
Thanks, that's helpful. Do you remember if Home...

Thanks, that's helpful. Do you remember if Home Menu was showing on your screen before you pressed Tray Open on the Front Panel? I.e., had the player finished "Stopping" the disc?
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-20-2017, 04:47 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ You sound risk averse. Best leave your 203...

^ You sound risk averse. Best leave your 203 untouched for another couple years.

OK, I'm kidding.

Try it, and let us know what you think. Start by updating to the just-released 38-0215B...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-20-2017, 04:41 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
Sony's design for SACD uses the LFE channel...

Sony's design for SACD uses the LFE channel differently from everybody else.

Everybody else uses the LFE channel as a place to hold *LOUD* bass. So the content in that channel is recorded -10dB...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-20-2017, 04:27 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
The USB ports on the back of the OPPO 203 are...

The USB ports on the back of the OPPO 203 are USB-3, whereas they are USB-2 on the OPPO 10x family of players.

That SHOULDN'T matter if the USB-2 implementation of the external mod for the 10x...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-20-2017, 04:22 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
The new, Target Luminance setting only applies if...

The new, Target Luminance setting only applies if you are playing UHD/HDR content and have selected either HDR OFF or HDR Strip Metadata.

For your HDMI Input issue, I suggest you email OPPO Tech...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-20-2017, 04:21 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
I've not heard any useful explanation of the...

I've not heard any useful explanation of the implementation, except of course, to remind folks it is still a work in progress.

My recommendation at this point would be to choose a candidate Target...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-20-2017, 01:33 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ You should update to the 38-0215B Public Beta...

^ You should update to the 38-0215B Public Beta firmware as your first step.

For example, in there you will find a new Target Luminance setting for HDR OFF which you can use to adjust the average...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-20-2017, 09:49 AM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ You should never have to pull the power cord,...

^ You should never have to pull the power cord, even if the player has Crashed.

Press Power button once, on either the Front Panel or the Remote, and be patient. After a while (15 seconds or so),...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-20-2017, 09:18 AM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
I've no idea, although I suspect they'd try. ...

I've no idea, although I suspect they'd try.

Sometimes licensing issues get in the way. For example, OPPO can't sell or directly support hardware mods for "Region Free", Blu-ray due to Blu-ray...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-20-2017, 08:56 AM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
Even if the problem is unique to your Display,...

Even if the problem is unique to your Display, OPPO will work on it. But it can take time. They may need support from LG for example to try to understand what your Display is doing. It's impossible...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-20-2017, 07:30 AM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
DSD-Direct-to-Analog Conversion, whether done in...

DSD-Direct-to-Analog Conversion, whether done in the player for its multi-channel Analog outs, or done in an AVR after sending HDMI DSD to the AVR, means you have to forego ALL audio processing. ...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-20-2017, 06:39 AM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
If the problem with 4K/60 4:2:2 12b is in your...

If the problem with 4K/60 4:2:2 12b is in your Display, this would certainly seem like a fine solution.
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-20-2017, 04:41 AM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ Check that: Are you sure you don't mean you...

^ Check that: Are you sure you don't mean you now have 38-0215B firmware installed?
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-20-2017, 04:32 AM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
Donmonte and ThePrisoner, For your Displays,...

Donmonte and ThePrisoner,

For your Displays, if you set Custom > UHD Auto, Color Space 4:2:0, and Color Depth 12-Bit, you should get 4K/60 4:2:0 12b for /60 content like Billy Lynn, UHD, and 4K/24...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-19-2017, 09:41 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
Since you are seeing a general improvement in...

Since you are seeing a general improvement in image with 4:2:0 12b for 4K/60 HDR, I think the odds are good either your cables or the Display are not handling the bandwidth of 4K/60 4:2:2 12b...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-19-2017, 09:33 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ The 203 is much faster than the 95. If you...

^ The 203 is much faster than the 95. If you have SD-DVDs the 203 also does better upscaling than the 95.

If you bought the 95 to take advantage of its superior Analog audio outputs, you may want...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-19-2017, 09:19 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
I just checked, and 4:2:0 output is not a cure...

I just checked, and 4:2:0 output is not a cure for the banding at the previously identified time codes in Billy Lynn when using either HDR OFF or HDR Strip Metadata into my E6.

I had hopes you may...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-19-2017, 09:04 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
Oh right! Too many conversations going in this...

Oh right! Too many conversations going in this thread.
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-19-2017, 08:53 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
Now THAT'S an interesting result! The...

Now THAT'S an interesting result!

The content on disc is 4:2:0. The video has to be raised to 4:4:4 at some point before the pixels can light up on your Display.

So there's nothing lost...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-19-2017, 08:47 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
I agree. At this point, the odds are your player...

I agree. At this point, the odds are your player needs service. There is likely a problem in the optical drive.

But I hope you realize, we could have gotten here faster if you'd taken the time...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-19-2017, 07:29 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ And all of THAT comes in an OPPO bag! --Bob

^ And all of THAT comes in an OPPO bag!
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-19-2017, 04:37 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
I suggest you update to the Public Beta 0215B...

I suggest you update to the Public Beta 0215B firmware just released. You do that via USB stick. If you have the North America version of the player you can get that -- and instructions -- from...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-19-2017, 04:33 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
There's no need to install the Official firmware...

There's no need to install the Official firmware first. Each firmware install is complete in and of itself. He can just install the Public Beta 0215B firmware.

(A rollback to the prior Official...
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