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Forum: Blu-ray Players   06-01-2015, 11:03 AM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
If that question was intended for me. I've never...

If that question was intended for me. I've never used an Onkyo prepro.
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-31-2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 7,356
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ Sounds like something in the HDMI chain was...

^ Sounds like something in the HDMI chain was unhappy with Copy Protection and so forced the resolution down to SD. Copy Protection is implemented by the Source device -- talking through each device...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-30-2015, 05:16 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
Sure. You've managed to turn on the Demo Mode...

Sure. You've managed to turn on the Demo Mode either for Darbee or for the VRS video processing. Go into Setup > Video Setup > Picture Adjustments and change the two Demo Mode lines to OFF.
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-30-2015, 04:30 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ Correct. The Asynchronous USB DAC Input does...

^ Correct. The Asynchronous USB DAC Input does not allow *ANY* processing of the audio. Basically all you have is Volume control. It is also limited to only STEREO audio content -- which on the...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-29-2015, 12:08 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ The two most common reasons for loss of audio...

^ The two most common reasons for loss of audio are that you've accidentally Muted audio output (Mute button, upper left on remote -- or Volume accidentally set to 0) or that you've confused which...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-29-2015, 07:53 AM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ Try LPCM. That disc apparently has DD Mono...

^ Try LPCM. That disc apparently has DD Mono audio (i.e., Center channel only). It is possible your Cary is not handling the DD Bitstream properly when only the Center channel is present.

If you...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-28-2015, 02:52 PM
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Views: 115,711
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ This to go with your 103D? :D Cool! Same...

^ This to go with your 103D? :D Cool!

Same advice I gave in the 103D thread: Start with HDMI for now until you get more familiar with the player. Then you can do some comparison using the...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-28-2015, 02:23 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
I'd recommend you keep it simple and continue to...

I'd recommend you keep it simple and continue to use HDMI audio. Of course you can hook up the Analog as well and compare for yourself -- both are live at the same time. Just make sure you adjust...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-28-2015, 08:19 AM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ For Volume, the Volume control on the 105D is...

^ For Volume, the Volume control on the 105D is 1/2dB per step -- except for Volume 0 which is implemented as Mute.

So the 100 steps available give you 50dB in range. The problem is that the gain...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-27-2015, 02:10 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
I would think the Monoprice unit should work. ...

I would think the Monoprice unit should work. There's nothing unusual about the rear IR input on the 103. Check that you have it plugged in properly and fully.

OPPO sells an IR sensor as well:
...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-27-2015, 02:05 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ It's apparently a hardware limitation in the...

^ It's apparently a hardware limitation in the HDMI input decoder.
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-27-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 12,925
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ Yes. Pure Audio mutes the video to black and...

^ Yes. Pure Audio mutes the video to black and turns off the Front Panel display. It has no affect on audio processing.

You can use the Light button (lower right on the Remote) to illuminate the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-26-2015, 07:51 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
ARC never sets speakers LARGE on its own. In the...

ARC never sets speakers LARGE on its own. In the Targets window of the ARC setup application you can force ARC to treat speakers as Full Range, which means no Crossover processing.

I forget how...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-26-2015, 05:27 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ Yes. Or on HDMI input , or played as a media...

^ Yes. Or on HDMI input , or played as a media file on an attached drive or over the house network.
--Bob
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-26-2015, 04:48 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ ARC calculates and uploads a number of...

^ ARC calculates and uploads a number of different things including the Crossover settings, the speaker volume trims, and the Room Correction Parameters (which are not visible in the Setup menu). ...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-26-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 12,925
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
Items that can only be selected through on-disc...

Items that can only be selected through on-disc menus (such as alternate movie versions) will require a monitor -- or memorizing the commands needed on the remote to make that selection. You might...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-26-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 12,925
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ Alas, no. The data path for the USB DAC input...

^ Alas, no. The data path for the USB DAC input goes straight to the DACs. So no audio processing is possible. Basically all you get is Volume control.
--Bob
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-26-2015, 01:15 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
I'd say yes. Note that when you redo the ARC...

I'd say yes. Note that when you redo the ARC setup it will turn the ADVANCED setting back on and upload the Crossover choices it calculates are best.
--Bob
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-26-2015, 01:13 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
No CEC support in the AVM or Statement D2...

No CEC support in the AVM or Statement D2 prepros. The basic problem with CEC is that manufacturers are allowed to make proprietary implementations, meaning you get problems unless you buy all your...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-25-2015, 04:50 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ When you are getting video but no sound, use...

^ When you are getting video but no sound, use Info button on the OPPO remote to bring up the on-screen display. The top line will show what the OPPO is receiving for audio. The bottom line will...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-25-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 12,925
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
OPPO used to do that in the older players --...

OPPO used to do that in the older players -- -15dB down regardless of whether Crossover was engaged.

They got enough push back, that they improved it for these players. Of course no additional...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-25-2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 12,925
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
Well that can't be it because if you play the 5.1...

Well that can't be it because if you play the 5.1 LPCM test track from AIX Audio Calibration Blu-ray using the multi-channel Analog outs, the LFE test is down -15dB with Crossover enabled (compared...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-25-2015, 06:01 AM
Replies: 12,925
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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: 12,925
Views: 1,063,212
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: 108,861
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
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