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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-28-2017, 07:44 AM
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Posted By Bob Sorel
Ok, for those who have been following this...

Ok, for those who have been following this adventure, my friend Al and I connected a second Sony X800 UHD player to the SC-95, and it worked (or didn't work) EXACTLY the same as the first unit. That...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-24-2017, 04:32 PM
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Posted By Bob Sorel
Already did...but once I pointed out the results...

Already did...but once I pointed out the results of our tests, the tech stopped responding (we were talking via email).
We brought 6 cables with us and all 6 worked just fine...This not a cable...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   05-24-2017, 02:24 PM
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Posted By Bob Sorel
After bringing an X800 to Best Buy today to test...

After bringing an X800 to Best Buy today to test its HDCP 2.2 passthrough, we discovered that the X800 was fine...nothing wrong with this sample of X800...:)
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-24-2017, 02:12 PM
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Posted By Bob Sorel
Ok, I dragged my friend Al and his X800 over to...

Ok, I dragged my friend Al and his X800 over to Best Buy today and we discovered that the X800 connects to other HDMI 2.0/HDCP 2.2 devices without any issue. The only device it won't connect to...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-24-2017, 09:12 AM
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Posted By Bob Sorel
I will be waiting anxiously for your results. I...

I will be waiting anxiously for your results. I will also post mine as soon as I can get over to BB too.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   05-24-2017, 06:19 AM
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Posted By Bob Sorel
How about playback of SACD and DVDA discs? I want...

How about playback of SACD and DVDA discs? I want one player that will play any disc I throw into it, so I think that limits me to the Sony (which has 4k HDCP 2.2 passthrough issues) and the Oppo,...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-23-2017, 03:09 PM
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Posted By Bob Sorel
Good idea. Both my friend and I buy a lot of gear...

Good idea. Both my friend and I buy a lot of gear from Best Buy, as they price match ANYONE, so you get the benefits inherent in buying from a big box store while paying the lowest Internet price you...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-23-2017, 10:10 AM
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Posted By Bob Sorel
Yeah, me...But you already know that I am one of...

Yeah, me...But you already know that I am one of those people who can not get the X800 to pass through the SC-95. From what I am reading here, I am beginning to think it is one of those "hit or miss"...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-19-2017, 03:21 PM
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Posted By Bob Sorel
Yes...I also tried HDMI input 1 and HDMI input 2....

Yes...I also tried HDMI input 1 and HDMI input 2. If my information is correct, those 3 are the HDMI 2.0/HDCP 2.2 inputs, right?

The firmware was the latest one available, the one which provided...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-19-2017, 01:11 PM
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Posted By Bob Sorel
Yup...As long as the X800 is outputting 4k in any...

Yup...As long as the X800 is outputting 4k in any shape or form, the SC-95 does not detect it. As soon as I drop the X800 down to 1080p, the SC-95 correctly detects the output regardless of the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-19-2017, 12:14 PM
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Posted By Bob Sorel
Many thanks again Hellohowareyou! But I...

Many thanks again Hellohowareyou!

But I think it is time to admit defeat. Here are the results:
Check...inputs set to 4:2:0 and VCONV set to "on". Sony X800 UHD player is on.
Noooooo...the SC-95...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-18-2017, 05:56 PM
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Posted By Bob Sorel
How do I force the SC-95 to only transmit 4:2:0...

How do I force the SC-95 to only transmit 4:2:0 to the Epson? I thought the SC-95 was doing that by default when the 3 HDMI inputs were set to 4k/60 4:2:0. Is there somewhere else where I can...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-18-2017, 01:28 PM
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Posted By Bob Sorel
Thanks again, Hellohowareyou...You are a real...

Thanks again, Hellohowareyou...You are a real trooper...:)


Ok, done...made no difference.
I tried setting the X800 player to 4k (instead of the default "auto" setting) resolution and I tried...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   05-18-2017, 09:04 AM
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Posted By Bob Sorel
Can the 5040 accept and display a 4k/60hz 4:4:4...

Can the 5040 accept and display a 4k/60hz 4:4:4 signal? If not, what is the limitation of HDMI 1?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-18-2017, 05:55 AM
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Posted By Bob Sorel
Thanks again, Hellohowareyou! That sequence...

Thanks again, Hellohowareyou!

That sequence was not working before I did a full reset. I haven't tried it again since the reset. And yes, I held the buttons long enough.
Hmmm...I didn't see...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-17-2017, 02:34 PM
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Posted By Bob Sorel
Sorry, but that went right over my...

Sorry, but that went right over my head...:confused:

Ok, we tried doing a factory reset today just in case we had some setting that might be blocking the signal, but still no luck. The new cables...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-15-2017, 05:54 AM
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Posted By Bob Sorel
Thanks Hellohowareyou! Yes, that helps A...

Thanks Hellohowareyou!

Yes, that helps A LOT! When I read the manual, I must have missed the part about holding the button until the red light blinks. That makes all the difference in the...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   05-14-2017, 02:39 PM
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Posted By Bob Sorel
Yup...I was there most of the afternoon today....

Yup...I was there most of the afternoon today. We tried 6 different cables, no longer than about 3 feet (just for testing purposes), all active and rated for 18 gbps.

The only way we could get...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-14-2017, 02:14 PM
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Posted By Bob Sorel
I have the DTS:X update, so I should be right up...

I have the DTS:X update, so I should be right up to date...:)
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-14-2017, 12:29 PM
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Posted By Bob Sorel
That will be my next step, but they probably...

That will be my next step, but they probably don't work on Sundays....I'll try tomorrow.

I will also buy some new cables...AGAIN, to see if that helps.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-14-2017, 11:25 AM
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Posted By Bob Sorel
For testing purposes, we are using 3 foot long...

For testing purposes, we are using 3 foot long cables - very short.

What switcher did you use?

This is just crazy. There is no reason on Earth why this should be failing, but it is. Like I...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-14-2017, 08:57 AM
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Posted By Bob Sorel
Ok, I must be rock stupid, as I simply can not...

Ok, I must be rock stupid, as I simply can not access the video functions in the VideoP. menu. If I turn HDzone to "on" then I cannot adjust the video functions, just like the manual says on page 89....
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-14-2017, 07:14 AM
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Posted By Bob Sorel
Thanks guys! I tried 6 different...

Thanks guys!


I tried 6 different cables...none of them are longer than about 3 feet, since I know that there can be issues with long and/or outdated cables.

I agree...I just posted in the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-14-2017, 07:09 AM
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Posted By Bob Sorel
Hopefully this question already been answered...

Hopefully this question already been answered somewhere in this thread, but I am just exhausted from searching for an answer:

My friend bought a Sony UBP-X800 4k UHD player recently. If it is...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   05-14-2017, 06:55 AM
Replies: 8,614
Views: 466,080
Posted By Bob Sorel
Yeah, that would be a workaround, but not a very...

Yeah, that would be a workaround, but not a very good one. He could use HDMI 2 on the 5040, but if and when he gets a second 4k UHD source, he will be in trouble once again, as only HDMI 1 supports...
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