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Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-25-2015, 06:01 AM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
splotten, I can't quote your post in the normal...

splotten,
I can't quote your post in the normal way because the source thread is "closed", but in this post:
...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-25-2015, 05:43 AM
Replies: 12,862
Views: 1,060,751
Posted By Bob Pariseau
I apologize to folks coming into this discussion...

I apologize to folks coming into this discussion cold. There's some thread hopping going on here at the request of the mods, and so there will be a period where some posts/replies appear out of...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-25-2015, 05:31 AM
Replies: 1,408
Views: 108,643
Posted By Bob Pariseau
markus767, Per the request from the mods,...

markus767,

Per the request from the mods, I'll quote and respond to your post above in the 105 player thread.
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-24-2015, 10:18 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 36,042
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ They are at the same level AFTER attenuation. ...

^ They are at the same level AFTER attenuation. They have to be or they can't be added and retain balance with respect to each other. Keep in mind the combined signal is getting the same +15dB...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-24-2015, 10:06 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 36,042
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ Two coherent signals at 0dB sum to +6dB. Two...

^ Two coherent signals at 0dB sum to +6dB. Two uncorrelated signals at 0dB sum to +3dB. So guess which one fails the test?
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-24-2015, 09:50 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 36,042
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ You are rushing your math. LFE at full scale...

^ You are rushing your math. LFE at full scale gets attenuated -5dB. Steered bass gets attenuated -15dB. These are summed. The result is a combined signal which is down -15dB compared to the...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-24-2015, 09:40 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 36,042
Posted By Bob Pariseau
Incorrect. If the LFE is at 0dbfs, there is 5dB...

Incorrect. If the LFE is at 0dbfs, there is 5dB headroom for steered bass. That's how the additional -5dB attenuation of LFE (prior to summation) comes into play.

It's after midnight here. Try...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-24-2015, 09:34 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 36,042
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^^ Yes of course the LFE channel can be recorded...

^^ Yes of course the LFE channel can be recorded at 0dbfs. And as you correctly point out, that will, in the end, be rendered 10dB hotter than any other speaker channel recorded at 0dbfs.

But the...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-24-2015, 09:20 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 36,042
Posted By Bob Pariseau
Yes, that diagram comes from Dolby's authoring...

Yes, that diagram comes from Dolby's authoring guidelines which are available online. It is Dolby's explanation to authors of how bass management will work, so that authors can take this into...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-24-2015, 08:40 PM
Replies: 27,568
Views: 3,242,931
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ I have to ask the obvious question: Did you...

^ I have to ask the obvious question: Did you check that the Subtitle Shift value in Setup was not left at a setting to shift the subtitles that low?

Alternatively, Press and Hold the Subtitles...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-24-2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 36,042
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ The bass management implementation diagram...

^ The bass management implementation diagram Dolby includes in its authoring guidelines was posted above.

Keeping in mind that the LFE content is recorded ALREADY -10dB down, that diagram tells...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-24-2015, 07:56 PM
Replies: 1,408
Views: 108,643
Posted By Bob Pariseau
steveting99, I responded to your question in...

steveting99,
I responded to your question in the "disappointed" thread.
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-24-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 36,042
Posted By Bob Pariseau
You've got it backwards. The authors are told...

You've got it backwards. The authors are told that the same bass management will be used despite the addition of 2 more Surround channels. Thus authors that want to put a lot of bass in all the...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-24-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 21,279
Views: 1,684,164
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ I suggest you get in touch with OPPO Tech...

^ I suggest you get in touch with OPPO Tech Support regarding your Netflix issue. I've got nothing more specific to offer.

OPPO suggests folks with Netflix problems set the player to use the...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-24-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 21,279
Views: 1,684,164
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ I think you may have misread my post. The HDMI...

^ I think you may have misread my post. The HDMI cable is unlikely to have anything to do with your Netflix issue. The HDMI cable might -- and it was just tossed out as an example you likely hadn't...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-24-2015, 03:25 AM
Replies: 12,862
Views: 1,060,751
Posted By Bob Pariseau
I don't believe Grace Note lookup can work with...

I don't believe Grace Note lookup can work with FLAC. There's a limited set of file formats the Grace Note software supports for generating the content signature they use for the lookup.
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-23-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 21,279
Views: 1,684,164
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ Check that you are using the correct HDMI input...

^ Check that you are using the correct HDMI input socket on your TV. There is likely only one that supports 4K input.

Check in the owner's thread here for you model of TV to see if there are any...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-23-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 21,279
Views: 1,684,164
Posted By Bob Pariseau
Nope! Send the WAV file to OPPO Tech Support...

Nope!

Send the WAV file to OPPO Tech Support and they can likely discover what's odd about it. (Could be, for example, that there's some malformed data in there that your PC doesn't care about...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-23-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 36,042
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ I strongly suggest -- again -- that folks with...

^ I strongly suggest -- again -- that folks with problems or concerns or TECHNICAL QUESTIONS about the players post those in the player threads. That's where they are most likely to be viewed by...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-23-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 21,279
Views: 1,684,164
Posted By Bob Pariseau
I'm not sure I understand what you are asking. ...

I'm not sure I understand what you are asking.

The OPPO 103 includes Picture Adjustment controls for things like brightness, contrast, color, and sharpness. You COULD use these when calibrating...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-23-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 36,042
Posted By Bob Pariseau
NorthSky, ^ To understand what's going on here...

NorthSky,
^ To understand what's going on here you need a bit of history. To wit: HDCD was invented before digital audio output connections appeared in CD players.

HDCD encoding is a way of...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-23-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 21,279
Views: 1,684,164
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ So you'd have to be unusually clever to...

^ So you'd have to be unusually clever to misconfigure it to do that. :nerd:
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-23-2015, 07:41 AM
Replies: 21,279
Views: 1,684,164
Posted By Bob Pariseau
Presuming you don't have the oshare DLNA server...

Presuming you don't have the oshare DLNA server set to transcode those files to something else, then what the player sees coming in is FLAC 96KHz 24-bit, and that's what it plays.
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-23-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 1,408
Views: 115,083
Posted By Bob Pariseau
First of all, Welcome to AVS and to this thread. ...

First of all, Welcome to AVS and to this thread.

If you are wiring to the same amps and speakers you can continue to use the Dedicated Stereo L/R outs even in your multi-channel configuration.
...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-23-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 1,408
Views: 108,643
Posted By Bob Pariseau
Here we go again. The authoring guidelines...

Here we go again.

The authoring guidelines from Dolby and DTS have existed for years. For example, here's the block diagram from Dolby explaining to authors how Bass Management will work in a...
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