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Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-23-2014, 02:33 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ You may be able to swap out your Dish box for a...

^ You may be able to swap out your Dish box for a newer model, too. I don't have any idea what Dish is offering these days.
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-23-2014, 02:00 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ Email OPPO Tech Support and it wouldn't...

^ Email OPPO Tech Support and it wouldn't surprise me if they start a new notification list just for you. Seriously.
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-23-2014, 12:40 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
First of all, welcome to AVS and to this Thread. ...

First of all, welcome to AVS and to this Thread.

There's really only one other thing you can try which is to set HDMI Audio LPCM in the 103D. The OPPO will do the decoding (from the Dish and from...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-23-2014, 06:57 AM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ You can get quite close if you spend some time...

^ You can get quite close if you spend some time with a calibration disc -- such as Spears & Munsil, v2, as sold by OPPO Digital.

Some folks pay a professional to come in and do it. The...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-23-2014, 06:47 AM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ Do this while playing your calibration chart: ...

^ Do this while playing your calibration chart: After hitting Info, press either Page Up or Page Down to change what's shown on screen. The bottom line will tell you what the OPPO thinks it is...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-23-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 43,125
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
ARC has no downside. It's all good. --Bob

ARC has no downside. It's all good.
--Bob
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-23-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 43,125
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
This is fine. Leave the volume trims as ARC set...

This is fine. Leave the volume trims as ARC set them. ARC is more accurate than the SPL meter for a variety of reasons.

The absolute volume from a test track of course depends on the main Volume...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-23-2014, 06:22 AM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
Have you had you plasma properly calibrated for...

Have you had you plasma properly calibrated for both players? If the calibration is incorrect for either one that may very well mask differences between players (which will usually be subtle).
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-23-2014, 06:19 AM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
Firmware is here: ...

Firmware is here:

http://www.oppodigital.com/blu-ray-bdp-103/blu-ray-BDP-103-Support.aspx

The Public Beta firmware cures the Source Direct bug.

Make sure you have HDMI Color Space set to an...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-22-2014, 05:13 PM
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Views: 1,462,211
Posted By Bob Pariseau
Yes, either via a DLNA server or SMB file shares...

Yes, either via a DLNA server or SMB file shares on you PC.
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-22-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 39,503
Views: 4,912,455
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ Yeah. DTS is not my favorite outfit. Even...

^ Yeah. DTS is not my favorite outfit.

Even Dolby has had problems with TrueHD triggered by studios deciding to use increasingly byzantine, ridiculously complex, chopped up authoring schemes in...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-22-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 39,503
Views: 4,912,455
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ Using HDMI Bitstream output is the known...

^ Using HDMI Bitstream output is the known workaround for several titles that author DTS-HD MA 7.1 beyond the DTS spec which was in effect when the decoder chip for the 83 was made. The symptom is...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-21-2014, 04:48 PM
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Views: 3,169,108
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ I suggest you email OPPO Tech Support (for your...

^ I suggest you email OPPO Tech Support (for your EU player, that would be the folks at OPPO UK) with the details.

Another poster reported that OPPO was working on a fix for subtitles going too...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-21-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 5,312
Views: 419,743
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ It may turn out that all that was needed was to...

^ It may turn out that all that was needed was to reseat the HDMI plugs in their sockets.
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-21-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 5,312
Views: 419,743
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ Either Anthem or OPPO Tech Support should be...

^ Either Anthem or OPPO Tech Support should be able to help you sort this out. They both have each other's gear in their test lab.

First try connecting the OPPO direct to the display to see if...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-21-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 5,312
Views: 419,743
Posted By Bob Pariseau
The Beta Testers (like me) will usually post a...

The Beta Testers (like me) will usually post a warning here if we know of any significant gotchas in a Public Beta firmware release.

All firmware will come with both fixes and new bugs (some yet...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-21-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 5,312
Views: 419,743
Posted By Bob Pariseau
"Bookmarks" for Blu-ray are not a player...

"Bookmarks" for Blu-ray are not a player function. They are implemented by the BD-Java program which is part of the content on the Blu-ray disc -- which is why many discs don't have them at all. ...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-20-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 43,125
Views: 3,653,040
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ Anthem has had several revisions of the ARC mic...

^ Anthem has had several revisions of the ARC mic over the years. Get in touch with Anthem tech support and tell them the serial number of your Anthem and your current ARC mic and they can explain...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-20-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 43,125
Views: 3,653,040
Posted By Bob Pariseau
There is only one version of ARC that works with...

There is only one version of ARC that works with the D2. It is v3.0.2 downloadable from Anthem's support page, the same version that works with all their pre-pros.

Background noise may mean bass...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-20-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 43,125
Views: 3,653,040
Posted By Bob Pariseau
Yes, ARC Uploads the "speaker configuration"...

Yes, ARC Uploads the "speaker configuration" along with the solution. So if you built the solution as 2.1 speakers, then ARC will set 2.1 speakers as part of the Upload.

Now, when you play 5.1...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-19-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 11,534
Views: 930,156
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ This is not normal. Your player may have a...

^ This is not normal. Your player may have a problem with its settings memory. I suggest you call OPPO Tech Support so they can set up warranty service.
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-19-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 1,704
Views: 200,571
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ If you buy direct from OPPO Digital, they have...

^ If you buy direct from OPPO Digital, they have an easy, 30 day return policy. All you risk is the shipping cost. If a trial like that works for you, you can save a lot of time trying to research...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-18-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 5,312
Views: 419,743
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ Yes, but you have to select your Darbee...

^ Yes, but you have to select your Darbee settings before launching Netflix. (The app provided to OPPO by Netflix seizes control of the User Interface, so you can't get to the Settings while Netflix...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-18-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 5,312
Views: 419,743
Posted By Bob Pariseau
Folks 1080p/24 Output ON will produce the same...

Folks 1080p/24 Output ON will produce the same result as 1080p/24 Output AUTO if your Display informs the HDMI handshake that it can accept 1080p/24 input.

The difference is that 1080p/24 ON will...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-18-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 18,366
Views: 1,462,211
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ And while you are still using the OPPO browser,...

^ And while you are still using the OPPO browser, keep in mind that Page Up / Page Down and GoTo (guess a number) can be used to move faster through the lists.
--Bob
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