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Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-20-2015, 08:22 PM
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Posted By apw2607
Ran into a issue with the new beta firmware. When...

Ran into a issue with the new beta firmware. When i played back a BD backup with TrueHD audio, the oppo would not output bistream. It just decoded the audio itself and sent multi-channel Pcm to the...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   06-28-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 842
Views: 27,442
Posted By apw2607
What else is in that crystal ball ?

What else is in that crystal ball ?
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-21-2015, 10:27 PM
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Views: 27,442
Posted By apw2607
Data content 24p Output] must be set to auto. ...

Data content 24p Output] must be set to auto.

Tested with netflix, crackle and dlna. 24p
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-21-2015, 10:18 PM
Replies: 842
Views: 27,442
Posted By apw2607
When i tried it, seemed about the same as every...

When i tried it, seemed about the same as every other newer netflix client ive got.

I think every year over the last 3, Sony marketing have being touting improvements to the players wifi...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-21-2015, 10:08 PM
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Views: 27,442
Posted By apw2607
sacd

sacd
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-18-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 842
Views: 27,442
Posted By apw2607
Thats just the old sony version of youtube which...

Thats just the old sony version of youtube which was complete junk. The revised universal lean back version if available for the player isnt going away.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-11-2015, 10:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 216
Posted By apw2607
Move the imac into the media room and display...

Move the imac into the media room and display port out to your receiver. Hbo now will work fine in safari on your imac.

Otherwise buy a ATV3 , for hbo now or a firetv / roku and subscribe to...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-11-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 842
Views: 27,442
Posted By apw2607
Exactly the same as before. TrueHd not supported...

Exactly the same as before. TrueHd not supported and roll the dice reliability. The only good this is the player will output the files as 1080p/24.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-10-2015, 11:12 PM
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Views: 27,442
Posted By apw2607
Cost.

Cost.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-10-2015, 11:11 PM
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Views: 27,442
Posted By apw2607
These new players are exactly the same. The...

These new players are exactly the same. The player makes a bunch of noise on initial spin up and then they are quiet enough.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-10-2015, 11:09 PM
Replies: 842
Views: 27,442
Posted By apw2607
The s5500 is equivalent to the non SBM players...

The s5500 is equivalent to the non SBM players with only basic picture settings. So the older 590, 5100, 5200 players.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   04-06-2015, 04:30 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 6,557
Posted By apw2607
I sold a Premier 4 Basic with lifetime for $470...

I sold a Premier 4 Basic with lifetime for $470 on Ebay just before Series 5 was released. They certainly do keep their value .. only lifetime models however. No lifetime and then they are worthless.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-03-2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 420
Views: 18,237
Posted By apw2607
Tidal can stream using lossless technology. But...

Tidal can stream using lossless technology. But bluetooth audio is lossy. Therefore the lovely sound quality youre getting from tidal is negated when you introduce bluetooth audio to your audio path....
Forum: HDTV Recorders   04-03-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 6,557
Posted By apw2607
I have the iview. Im not using it currently but...

I have the iview. Im not using it currently but when i did, i dont recall it ever missing any recording. If it did. It was user error by me. I did leave the box on all the time though.

My general...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-02-2015, 09:03 PM
Replies: 420
Views: 18,237
Posted By apw2607
You realize that by sending the audio from your...

You realize that by sending the audio from your ipad to your speaker over bluetooth defeats all the benefit you get from using tidal's high resolution audio stream in the first place.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-02-2015, 08:42 PM
Replies: 842
Views: 27,442
Posted By apw2607
The 6500 will be dual core, and have SBM. Some...

The 6500 will be dual core, and have SBM. Some folks like those add ons ...

The dual core might actually help the UI. It really is quite horrible and sluggish on the 5500.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   04-02-2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 6,557
Posted By apw2607
Ive got no axe to grind against either the dvr+...

Ive got no axe to grind against either the dvr+ or tivo, having owned both myself ... But the one thing i see tivo does better than anyone else is that you can remain in their walled garden for a...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-01-2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 3,464
Views: 281,283
Posted By apw2607
Theres a few things you can try. First force the...

Theres a few things you can try. First force the output to 720p, and see what happens. If you get no drop outs then its the long HDMI run.

Second, turning off deep color shouldn't cause the...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-01-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 842
Views: 27,442
Posted By apw2607
No (to DD).

No (to DD).
Forum: Blu-ray Players   03-31-2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 3,464
Views: 281,283
Posted By apw2607
The only major difference which could be a big...

The only major difference which could be a big deal for some people is the ability for the player to output 1080p/24 for Online (Crackle, Netflix, Vudu, Hulu+, Amazon, video unlimited) and Local file...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   03-30-2015, 09:41 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 6,557
Posted By apw2607
Sorry but saying adding sky news for example, to...

Sorry but saying adding sky news for example, to the dvr+ is a way for sky to gain "a foothold" is laughable at best. Sky news is a uk based news service thats available worldwide on youtube, apple...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   03-30-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 3,464
Views: 281,283
Posted By apw2607
Although the front of the BDP-S5500 is plastic,...

Although the front of the BDP-S5500 is plastic, the outer shell is metal, as is the base. Its still a lightweight player and nothing of the build quality of a Oppo or the way Sony use to build A/V...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   03-30-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 3,464
Views: 281,283
Posted By apw2607
Because I have a BDP-S5500.

Because I have a BDP-S5500.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   03-29-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 842
Views: 27,442
Posted By apw2607
The 6500 will add SACD support. There will...

The 6500 will add SACD support.

There will be no 5GHz Wifi Support.

Yes, the units require a small but external power supply

The new user interface isn't all its cracked up to be I'm afraid....
Forum: Blu-ray Players   03-29-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 3,464
Views: 281,283
Posted By apw2607
Yes

Yes
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