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Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-18-2014, 03:25 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ Don't be silly. If you do that, how are you...

^ Don't be silly. If you do that, how are you supposed to read these instructions?
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-18-2014, 10:37 AM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
Wifi 101: The killer of Wifi is...

Wifi 101:

The killer of Wifi is interference. Interference causes network packets to be missed, which causes resends, which clobbers throughput.

Wifi uses radio frequencies that are also used...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-18-2014, 09:41 AM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
Calm down. Wifi throughput is affected by...

Calm down.

Wifi throughput is affected by lots of things including interference, such as from other Wifi transmitters near by (perhaps even your other players). It is not unusual that moving the...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-18-2014, 07:37 AM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
Sure, give OPPO a call. If it needs to be...

Sure, give OPPO a call. If it needs to be replaced (pretty rare) they'll take care of you.

If you'd like help here we'll need some more information.

Does it connect to your Wifi networking? ...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-18-2014, 07:30 AM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
Yes, both of those will work. In the second case,...

Yes, both of those will work. In the second case, be sure to set the HD-DVD player to decode high bit-rate audio tracks to LPCM for output to the OPPO.
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-17-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 12,046
Views: 986,446
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ Check to see if it is offered as a channel on...

^ Check to see if it is offered as a channel on ROKU. If so you can get a ROKU Streaming Stick from OPPO and plug it into the Front HDMI/MHL Input. You'll need Wifi networking that the ROKU stick...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-17-2014, 08:37 AM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ All audio processing other than Volume is done...

^ All audio processing other than Volume is done in the digital domain. So yes, no Tone control if you are using Analog-Direct to avoid re-digitizing an Analog input.
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-17-2014, 01:07 AM
Replies: 6,061
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
You can always change the output Resolution using...

You can always change the output Resolution using the Resolution button on the remote, Up/Down Arrow to get what you want and Enter to set that. It displays in the front panel.

The player won't...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-16-2014, 08:46 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ "Two" is still, technically, "multi". The...

^ "Two" is still, technically, "multi".

The main disadvantage of the OPPO 105D as a pre-pro is that neither of those two HDMI inputs can accept 3D (or 4K), or Bitstreams for Dolby TrueHD or...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-16-2014, 01:32 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ HDMI has a nice, steaming pile of HDCP copy...

^ HDMI has a nice, steaming pile of HDCP copy protection lathered on top.
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-16-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 6,061
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
Good! And now you also know a brand of cable to...

Good! And now you also know a brand of cable to avoid.... :D
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-16-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 6,061
Views: 482,601
Posted By Bob Pariseau
Bob, what about the playback of DSD container...

Bob, what about the playback of DSD container formats (.dsf/.dff)? Are they bounded by the same copy protection as SACDs? I've never tested the optical/coax outs of the 10x players.[/QUOTE]
I...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-16-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 6,061
Views: 482,601
Posted By Bob Pariseau
Set it to convert the DSD audio to PCM. Then it...

Set it to convert the DSD audio to PCM. Then it works fine. No real world difference in sound quality.[/QUOTE]
Nope. SACD is not licensed for transmission over Optical or Coax digital audio, even...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-15-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 6,061
Views: 482,601
Posted By Bob Pariseau
Take the thumb drive(s) back to your computer and...

Take the thumb drive(s) back to your computer and check them for file system corruption. Be sure to "eject" the drives properly each time before unplugging them from your computer. (Typically the...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-15-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 11,308
Views: 1,393,711
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ Alternatively, the Component Video output of...

^ Alternatively, the Component Video output of the 95 can be used to drive a small LCD display. That should be a cheaper option than finding a small HDMI-capable LCD display. Such displays are...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-15-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 19,369
Views: 1,556,271
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ The way the promo is written, they aren't...

^ The way the promo is written, they aren't supposed to send the confirmation notice for 35 days. Kind of weird, but that's what it says on the "fine print" page.
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-15-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 12,046
Views: 986,446
Posted By Bob Pariseau
If you are attached to a pre-amp or AVR with its...

If you are attached to a pre-amp or AVR with its own Volume control, then set the OPPO Volume to 100 (or "Fixed" in Setup, which will also prevent the "it fell in the sofa" problem).

Only back off...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-15-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 40,075
Views: 4,961,540
Posted By Bob Pariseau
Disconnect EVERYTHING from the 83. Unplug the...

Disconnect EVERYTHING from the 83. Unplug the power plug. While still unplugged press and hold the front panel power button for a few seconds to discharge any residual power.

Let the unit sit...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-15-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 12,046
Views: 986,446
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ Suddenly. As if by logic! :D --Bob

^ Suddenly. As if by logic! :D
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-15-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 12,046
Views: 986,446
Posted By Bob Pariseau
Check that you haven't accidentally lowered the...

Check that you haven't accidentally lowered the Volume to near 0 -- the buttons on the top of the remote. Volume 0 (implemented as Mute) would also cut off the HDMI Audio, but Volume, say, 1, would...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-15-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 19,369
Views: 1,556,271
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ Wait. This is how rumors get started about...

^ Wait. This is how rumors get started about "bricked players"!
--Bob
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-15-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 43,482
Views: 3,699,432
Posted By Bob Pariseau
A suggestion: For the best comparison of the...

A suggestion: For the best comparison of the processed, Stereo Analog (and HDMI) choices here you should set the Audio Surround mode in the D2 to STEREO, not to Anthem Logic - Music. That will...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-15-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 27,348
Views: 3,209,100
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ It is unlikely you'll find a different model as...

^ It is unlikely you'll find a different model as replacement for the wireless adapter (other than the identical hardware sold under a different name). The reason is that there has to be a matching...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-14-2014, 11:36 PM
Replies: 19,369
Views: 1,556,271
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ Well it's good Amazon are honoring the promo...

^ Well it's good Amazon are honoring the promo offer if you call to confirm, but it wouldn't surprise me if some folks don't find out until some point after the 35 day delay that the promo did not...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-14-2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 6,061
Views: 482,601
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ The ARC portion of the HDMI spec is limited to...

^ The ARC portion of the HDMI spec is limited to the sort of audio used with HDTV broadcasts. I.e., LPCM stereo or DD 5.1.
--Bob
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