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Forum: HDTV Programming   02-01-2016, 04:57 PM
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Posted By pbarach
Jason the investigator looks like the cat that...

Jason the investigator looks like the cat that swallowed the canary.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-01-2016, 04:54 PM
Replies: 22,936
Views: 1,794,703
Posted By pbarach
Actually, oshare did not work flawlessly on my...

Actually, oshare did not work flawlessly on my PC--at times it shows directories as empty when they are loaded with audio files. There are also times when Norton Internet Security blocks it--not...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-01-2016, 04:51 AM
Replies: 22,936
Views: 1,794,703
Posted By pbarach
Right, there are certainly many others; I...

Right, there are certainly many others; I mentioned oshare as the server that Oppo recommends, perhaps because it's free and (in Oppo's words) "simple."
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-29-2016, 04:45 PM
Replies: 22,936
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Posted By pbarach
This method is called SMB shares: In File...

This method is called SMB shares: In File Explorer, right click on the name of the directory in which your files are stored. Click Properties, then Sharing--adjust the various settings to allow file...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-25-2016, 03:44 PM
Replies: 12,106
Views: 877,045
Posted By pbarach
If the problem in your x4000 is only in the...

If the problem in your x4000 is only in the amplifier section for the front two channels, then you can use it as a preeamp so that your Adcom amp can power the front two channels (run Audyssey to...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-21-2016, 04:54 AM
Replies: 79,163
Views: 6,495,982
Posted By pbarach
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If you want more (or less) volume from the subwoofer after calibration, make the adjustment on the receiver/processor's sub trim control after calibration. Leaviing that adjustment where it is now...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-20-2016, 04:46 PM
Replies: 79,163
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Posted By pbarach
You adjust the volume control on the sub until...

You adjust the volume control on the sub until the Audyssey screen says it's OK. Then leave it alone through the rest of the Audyssey calibration procedure. If you want more bass after the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-15-2016, 05:57 PM
Replies: 79,163
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Posted By pbarach
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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-09-2016, 03:01 PM
Replies: 79,163
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Posted By pbarach
Decent eadphones are a far better alternative...

Decent eadphones are a far better alternative than Dynamic Volume when you don't want to wake babies or neighbors, although of course the sonic impact of Mahler over headphones will never measure up...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-05-2016, 04:47 AM
Replies: 22,936
Views: 1,794,703
Posted By pbarach
My garage door opener controls the nuclear...

My garage door opener controls the nuclear football; it can't be bothered with controlling the Roku.

Seriously, I'd forgotten that the Oppo doesn't have a universal remote (my Oppo remote is...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-05-2016, 04:45 AM
Replies: 22,936
Views: 1,794,703
Posted By pbarach
I apologize for my cognitive slippage: I had...

I apologize for my cognitive slippage: I had forgotten that the Oppo does not have a universal remote. I have the Oppo remote stored in a drawer and haven't used it in a long time. So, as Emily...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-04-2016, 05:23 PM
Replies: 22,936
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Posted By pbarach
Why can't you use the Oppo remote to control...

Why can't you use the Oppo remote to control newer Roku units? I think all of the Roku models have IR reception capabilities as well as some other method(s) of getting signals from their remotes.
...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-04-2016, 05:17 PM
Replies: 12,106
Views: 877,045
Posted By pbarach
Best guess is that your HDMI cable from the AVR...

Best guess is that your HDMI cable from the AVR to the TV is either failing or has a loose connection. The info on your TV is what Samsung TVs show when they first receive a signal. Have you tried a...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-30-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 79,163
Views: 6,495,982
Posted By pbarach
Here's your manual: ...

Here's your manual:
https://www.manualowl.com/m/Marantz/SR7008/Manual/363535

Manuals for nearly everything electronic and mechanical except oddball brands can easily be located via Google and...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-25-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 24,402
Views: 1,938,002
Posted By pbarach
Not your fault. It's a software glitch. When it...

Not your fault. It's a software glitch. When it happens to me, I immediately delete the duplicate post.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-19-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 12,106
Views: 877,045
Posted By pbarach
Not sure how you're hooked up, but I have all of...

Not sure how you're hooked up, but I have all of my sources running through the x4000, and there is a single HDMI OUT connected to my TV. I always see the onscreen display regardless of the source,...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   12-18-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 2,755
Views: 512,388
Posted By pbarach
If you're using a Windows machine, then first try...

If you're using a Windows machine, then first try rebooting the PC that your hard drive is connected to, and then restarting the Oppo. If that doesn't do it, recheck the sharing permissions for your...
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   12-16-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 4,340
Views: 339,307
Posted By pbarach
I guess I'm a selective fan: I would gladly watch...

I guess I'm a selective fan: I would gladly watch him in the old SNL reruns, Ghostbusters, Lost in Translation, and Scrooged anytime--but the Xmas special was tedious...
Forum: HDTV Programming   12-16-2015, 04:43 PM
Replies: 1,302
Views: 38,562
Posted By pbarach
' In retrospect, this season seems to me to...

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In retrospect, this season seems to me to have clearly jumped the shark with the deus ex machina UFO appearance during the shootout. The last episode was a waste.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-15-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 22,936
Views: 1,794,703
Posted By pbarach
Yes, I do have to actually play video from...

Yes, I do have to actually play video from another app on those occasions when Netflix tells me every selection I make can't be played. This has been going on for a long time; it's not related to any...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-15-2015, 05:01 AM
Replies: 22,936
Views: 1,794,703
Posted By pbarach
You might want to contact Oppo about this. I...

You might want to contact Oppo about this. I haven't seen others report this problem.

I have a different Netflix issue--unless I access a video through one of the other internet apps (Vudu,...
Forum: HDTV Programming   12-12-2015, 04:48 AM
Replies: 1,302
Views: 38,562
Posted By pbarach
^^ I have AT&T U-verse. The Motorola-sourced...

^^
I have AT&T U-verse. The Motorola-sourced DVR is easy to use, and you can program it from a phone app when away from home. The DVR "knows" about those FX shows that intentionallly run ~70...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-10-2015, 04:34 AM
Replies: 22,936
Views: 1,794,703
Posted By pbarach
You can't download new apps the way you can on an...

You can't download new apps the way you can on an iPhone or Android phone. You can only use the ones that are pre-installed. If you want the ability to add apps, you're better off with a streaming...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-09-2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 22,936
Views: 1,794,703
Posted By pbarach
The Oppo players do not have an Amazon...

The Oppo players do not have an Amazon app--you'll have to get that on some other device.

I have a 103 that often has trouble with Netflix when I first start it up. It tells me that the show I'm...
Forum: HDTV Programming   12-07-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 1,302
Views: 38,562
Posted By pbarach
Never mind :)

Never mind :)
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