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Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-15-2014, 11:54 AM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ In addition to reports of some discs which will...

^ In addition to reports of some discs which will only work if BD-Live is turned OFF, there are other discs which only work if BD-Live is turned ON -- even though no networking is connected to the...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-15-2014, 10:22 AM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ The fact that Mute on the OPPO doesn't cut the...

^ The fact that Mute on the OPPO doesn't cut the noise suggests your OPPO needs hardware service.
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-15-2014, 10:20 AM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
OK, we need details on how things are cabled. ...

OK, we need details on how things are cabled. All the HDMI connections are critical, even the ones you think are not actually in use.

So you've got HDMI 1 output going to your TV. Got it.
...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-15-2014, 08:18 AM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
OK, we need details on how things are cabled. ...

OK, we need details on how things are cabled. All the HDMI connections are critical, even the ones you think are not actually in use.

So you've got HDMI 1 output going to your TV. Got it.
...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-15-2014, 07:52 AM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
If you take the simple step of using a...

If you take the simple step of using a calibration disc and SPL meter to adjust all the speakers and Sub to the same level (typically 75dB SPL), then you can ignore the details of how that has been...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-14-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 5,254
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ Retro 'R Us.... --Bob

^ Retro 'R Us....
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-14-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 5,254
Views: 412,742
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ ISO files are not supported. People have...

^ ISO files are not supported. People have reported success playing BDMV folders by first putting it inside an AVCHD folder and modifying it with a simple utility that marks it as an AVCHD Extension....
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-14-2014, 04:12 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ I'm not seeing that on my 103. I just tested...

^ I'm not seeing that on my 103. I just tested my 103 with HDMI 2 output at explicit 1080p, with RGB Video Level, YCbCr 4:4:4, and YCbCr 4:2:2, and with Deep Color OFF and Deep Color 30-bits, and...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-14-2014, 03:34 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ OK, let's talk about Chroma on HDMI 2. What...

^ OK, let's talk about Chroma on HDMI 2. What calibration disc and calibration chart are you using, and what are you seeing? Also, are you using 1080p Resolution, or AUTO or SOURCE DIRECT?
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-14-2014, 03:15 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ OK I need to REPLACE my post above. I can now...

^ OK I need to REPLACE my post above. I can now CONFIRM what you have found.

(I forgot how subtle the Sharpness adjustment is on HDMI 2. I had to check its effect on HDMI 2 to know what to look...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-14-2014, 02:45 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ Are you using Quick Start or Energy Efficient...

^ Are you using Quick Start or Energy Efficient for power cycles? Which Main firmware version do you have installed?

ETA: As for you HDMI 2 Chroma finding, which Color Space and Deep Color...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-14-2014, 02:20 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
Just tested this on my 103. The answer is no. ...

Just tested this on my 103. The answer is no.

With only the HDMI 1 output connected, the Picture Adjustment > HDMI 2 > Sharpness control has no effect.

What firmware do you have installed? ...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-14-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 27,019
Views: 3,164,584
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ Calibrate everything to 75dB SPL, including...

^ Calibrate everything to 75dB SPL, including the Sub. Once you have achieved that, then the proper Sub boost -- whatever is needed according to your Speaker Configuration and what your AVR might...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-14-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 5,254
Views: 412,742
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ The Netflix issue in PAL countries is a...

^ The Netflix issue in PAL countries is a separate issue -- evidently a problem in the Netflix app itself.

The Public Beta firmware that just came out in the US includes a minor update to the...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-13-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 5,254
Views: 412,742
Posted By Bob Pariseau
There are several possibilities, but the most...

There are several possibilities, but the most likely reason is that the optical drive is having trouble reading Blu-ray discs. This could be due to dust inside or a hardware problem requiring...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-13-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 5,254
Views: 412,742
Posted By Bob Pariseau
There doesn't appear to be a way to do it. No...

There doesn't appear to be a way to do it. No idea why Pandora delivered the app to OPPO with such a limitation. My guess is Pandora is still working on this new feature.
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-13-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 5,254
Views: 412,742
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ Thanks for testing that. I think we're on the...

^ Thanks for testing that. I think we're on the track of a bug here. I'll add your findings to info I've posted via OPPO Beta Tester channels.

If I'm correct, you WON'T see jerkiness if the...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-13-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 18,271
Views: 1,451,932
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ Seriously? It doesn't pass through LFE channel...

^ Seriously? It doesn't pass through LFE channel Analog input to the Sub? Time for a different pre-pro.

The Sub test tones are on the LFE/Sub output, separate from bass in the main speaker...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-13-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 43,085
Views: 3,647,359
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ No, 12 volts is expected at both ends. It's not...

^ No, 12 volts is expected at both ends. It's not the Voltage, it's the Amperage (current draw) the amp wants on that line from the Anthem.
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-13-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 18,271
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
The most common reasons for loss of Subwoofer...

The most common reasons for loss of Subwoofer test tones when using the multi-channel Analog outs are;

1). You have mistakenly cabled to the wrong jack. It happens a lot. Check your cabling. At...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-13-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 39,472
Views: 4,908,056
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ Some firmware pieces need to be installed only...

^ Some firmware pieces need to be installed only after others are installed. Depending on how old your prior firmware was, that's the likely explanation for why it took two tries to get all the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-13-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 43,085
Views: 3,647,359
Posted By Bob Pariseau
In a system with only 2 Surround speakers, those...

In a system with only 2 Surround speakers, those two Surrounds are your *SIDE* Surrounds, regardless of how far back you have them placed physically.

Wire them to the Side Surround outputs of the...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-13-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 39,472
Views: 4,908,056
Posted By Bob Pariseau
Give OPPO Tech Support a call and they can help...

Give OPPO Tech Support a call and they can help you get the correct firmware installed. It may be your USB stick is not formatted correctly for the 83. They can also mail you a firmware install...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-13-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 5,254
Views: 412,742
Posted By Bob Pariseau
I think there's a bug lurking here. This is for...

I think there's a bug lurking here. This is for diagnostic info.
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-13-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 11,518
Views: 924,730
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ The 105D (but not the 105) also allows Stereo...

^ The 105D (but not the 105) also allows Stereo DSD, both single and double rate, into its Asynchronous USB DAC Input.
--Bob
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