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Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-19-2017, 03:31 PM
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Posted By wmcclain
There is a subtle flaw in your reasoning. ...

There is a subtle flaw in your reasoning.

-Bill
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-19-2017, 12:15 PM
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Posted By wmcclain
You're not using Source Direct, are you? That...

You're not using Source Direct, are you? That will disable Zoom, not sure about 3D conversion

Did you Reset Factory Defaults after installing the new firmware?

-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   02-19-2017, 07:42 AM
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Posted By wmcclain
...which had that great performance by Sarah...

...which had that great performance by Sarah Snook.

This one reminded more of "Primer", but they all belong on the same shelf.

-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   02-19-2017, 06:01 AM
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Posted By wmcclain
Those time travel engineers are always in...

Those time travel engineers are always in trouble.

Redbox has the DVD (not the Blu-ray at mine).

Michael Ironside fanclub. He was the only actor I recognized.

-Bill
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-19-2017, 05:51 AM
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Posted By wmcclain
You need to offer a stipend to some starving...

You need to offer a stipend to some starving student to test all that for you. For starters.

-Bill
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-19-2017, 05:49 AM
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Posted By wmcclain
You're making me nostalgic for the early days of...

You're making me nostalgic for the early days of Blu-ray. That sort of behavior was often a sign of rubbish left in Persistent Storage by the javascript on previous discs, which is why not everyone...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-19-2017, 05:44 AM
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Posted By wmcclain
It won't change using the AUDIO button on the...

It won't change using the AUDIO button on the remote? No popup control? Do you get a message?

The disc must have its own popup menu for doing this during playback. Is that not working?

You've...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-18-2017, 01:41 PM
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Posted By wmcclain
The basic stuff is pretty solid. -Bill

The basic stuff is pretty solid.

-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   02-18-2017, 01:23 PM
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Posted By wmcclain
After 10 Cloverfield Lane and Scott Pilgrim vs....

After 10 Cloverfield Lane and Scott Pilgrim vs. the World I wanted to see Mary Elizabeth Winstead again.

I love a girl with a flame-thrower. Something every well-appointed antarctic base will...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   02-18-2017, 12:46 PM
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Posted By wmcclain
Name this film: Answer: The Thing...

Name this film:

Answer:


The Thing (2011)


http://www.avsforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=1977913&stc=1&d=1487447150
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-18-2017, 11:18 AM
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Posted By wmcclain
You do not own a UDP-203? -Bill

You do not own a UDP-203?

-Bill
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-18-2017, 08:09 AM
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Posted By wmcclain
If you've got an HDR display then use HDR =...

If you've got an HDR display then use HDR = Forced or Auto and forget about Strip Metadata or HDR->SDR conversion.

Unless your really hate the HDR look on some discs (which could happen), then...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-18-2017, 08:06 AM
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Posted By wmcclain
In the FAQ: Recommended Settings...

In the FAQ: Recommended Settings (http://watershade.net/wmcclain/UDP-203-faq.html#recommended-settings) for the LG we recommend HDR: Auto, Output Resolution: Custom, Custom Resolution: UHD Auto,...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-18-2017, 06:44 AM
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Posted By wmcclain
No. Yes. -Bill

No. Yes.

-Bill
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-17-2017, 07:13 PM
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Views: 564,302
Posted By wmcclain
Did you not get 1229 installed previously? ...

Did you not get 1229 installed previously?

Are you exactly following the instructions here: http://www.oppodigital.com/blu-ray-udp-203/UDP203-firmware-38-0215B.aspx

What do you see on the thumb...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-17-2017, 04:34 PM
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Posted By wmcclain
Give us a hint as to what video settings you are...

Give us a hint as to what video settings you are using.

-Bill
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-17-2017, 04:19 PM
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Posted By wmcclain
Try this stuff from the FAQ: How do I recover...

Try this stuff from the FAQ: How do I recover from loss of video signal? (http://watershade.net/wmcclain/UDP-203-faq.html#how-do-i-recover-from-loss-of-video-signal)

-Bill
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-17-2017, 01:20 PM
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Posted By wmcclain
"Everything" is a lot. There is a wide assortment...

"Everything" is a lot. There is a wide assortment of A/V codecs and parameters that apply to them. I doubt if anything apart from a well-equipped HTPC plays everything.

If you could be specific...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   02-17-2017, 11:47 AM
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Posted By wmcclain
The game is arranged so that old guys can kick...

The game is arranged so that old guys can kick butt one last time, our revenge on youth.

-Bill
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-17-2017, 11:16 AM
Replies: 19,445
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Posted By wmcclain
For Blu-ray only you don't have a lot of pressure...

For Blu-ray only you don't have a lot of pressure to upgrade. A/V performance of the two players is going to be very similar.

The FAQ has a features comparison: How is the UDP-203 different from...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-17-2017, 08:58 AM
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Views: 1,903,101
Posted By wmcclain
MKV is the container. The video encoding inside...

MKV is the container. The video encoding inside the container is a different matter. The native Blu-ray 3D video format is MVC. I do not know of any disc player that supports that. The OPPO does not....
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-17-2017, 05:44 AM
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Posted By wmcclain
What format is the 3D in the MKV files? The...

What format is the 3D in the MKV files? The player does not support the native MVC encoding and will play only the 2D portion.

For side-by-side and top-to-bottom encoding, use the player 3D...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-16-2017, 05:29 PM
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Views: 564,302
Posted By wmcclain
I'd go with the 203. For 3D you should get the...

I'd go with the 203. For 3D you should get the private beta from OPPO support that fixes some frame-dropping. (Unless a new public beta or production firmware appears before you get the player).
...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   02-16-2017, 03:11 PM
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Views: 186,827
Posted By wmcclain
Fellini's film and Woody Allen's sort-of-homage...

Fellini's film and Woody Allen's sort-of-homage to it. Or maybe he was just stealing.

Reviews:



8½ (1963)

Stardust Memories (1980)
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   02-16-2017, 03:09 PM
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Views: 53,619
Posted By wmcclain
Stardust Memories (1980)...

Stardust Memories (1980) (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0081554/), written and directed by Woody Allen.

Allen's homage to Fellini's 8½ (1963), or something like it. It is more broadly comic, less...
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