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Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-23-2015, 06:09 AM
Replies: 1,408
Views: 108,728
Posted By Smarty-pants
Steve, are you an attorney? You are pretty good...

Steve, are you an attorney? You are pretty good at taking the truth and twisting into something else, lol.
You know I'm not referring to the frequency range at which home audio is reproduced,
(but...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-22-2015, 04:30 PM
Replies: 1,408
Views: 108,728
Posted By Smarty-pants
And if Oppo changed their product so that it...

And if Oppo changed their product so that it accommodates the over the top and out of spec soundtracks,
then what happens when even more soundtracks get produced even farther out of spec?
To what...
Forum: Speakers   05-22-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 15,978
Views: 1,396,492
Posted By Smarty-pants
Regarding the getting sucked in part... As you...

Regarding the getting sucked in part...
As you can pretty much derive fro rdgrimes comments, the bi-amping feature that most modern AVRs offer,
is more of a marketing gimmick to sell equipment than...
Forum: Speakers   05-19-2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 15,978
Views: 1,396,492
Posted By Smarty-pants
LOL, so you couldn't find that quote then eh?... ...

LOL, so you couldn't find that quote then eh?...
It's ok. Not the first time I've been accused of something I never did or said.
Back to the enjoyment of JBL audio. ♪bing♪
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-19-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 11,422
Views: 1,410,273
Posted By Smarty-pants
Call or email Oppo and ask them if they have any...

Call or email Oppo and ask them if they have any or if they can find one for you.
You never know, they may be able to help you out.
http://www.oppodigital.com/ContactUs.aspx
Forum: Speakers   05-19-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 15,978
Views: 1,396,492
Posted By Smarty-pants
Wow, hypersensitive much? :rolleyes: Can you...

Wow, hypersensitive much? :rolleyes:
Can you please find the quote where I told you or anyone else how to spend their money?
This should be interesting since I don't recall ever doing any such...
Forum: Speakers   05-19-2015, 06:08 AM
Replies: 15,978
Views: 1,396,492
Posted By Smarty-pants
^ Wait, did you just call them "overpriced"? Of...

^ Wait, did you just call them "overpriced"?
Of course I was crucified for saying that at one time. My how times change when it's convenient to do so. ;)
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-17-2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 27,569
Views: 3,243,153
Posted By Smarty-pants
^ Why is it a pita? Just set it to LPCM and leave...

^ Why is it a pita? Just set it to LPCM and leave it there. It takes about 5 seconds and done.

Once again, as has been mentioned numerous times...
The -93 was manufactured BEFORE Dolby...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-15-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 40,402
Views: 4,995,430
Posted By Smarty-pants
The SE model does not come up for resale very...

The SE model does not come up for resale very often.
In this case it would take time and patience to find one.

However the reason for the "Special Edition" was for better analog audio quality...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-14-2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 7,310
Views: 571,051
Posted By Smarty-pants
Maybe it's 4th party, or even 5th party. It...

Maybe it's 4th party, or even 5th party.
It really doesn't matter since all digital technology came from aliens anyway, right?!?...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-14-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 7,310
Views: 571,051
Posted By Smarty-pants
Not sure, but you could contact Oppo directly and...

Not sure, but you could contact Oppo directly and ask them.
I'm sure you would get an answer fairly quickly.
https://www.oppodigital.com/ContactUs.aspx
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-13-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 40,402
Views: 4,995,430
Posted By Smarty-pants
^ Please let us know how this ends...

^ Please let us know how this ends PM-Performance.
I'm kind of waiting for a gotcha, like it's not an Oppo -83, or she meant to say $300,
but if it's the real deal that would be really cool.
For...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-13-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 40,402
Views: 4,995,430
Posted By Smarty-pants
It all depends on what your needs are. There...

It all depends on what your needs are.
There are still plenty of people out there using an -83 as a daily player and enjoying it.
As far as Blu-ray and DVD, the pic and sound quality will be close...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-13-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 21,279
Views: 1,684,680
Posted By Smarty-pants
It really doesn't matter as far as the player is...

It really doesn't matter as far as the player is concerned.
Whether it's 5 movies or 1000... what if Oppo were to change how the player works based on the
out of spec movies that are out there?......
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-13-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 7,310
Views: 571,051
Posted By Smarty-pants
^ Ya, Quick Start on the BDP-105 I happen to test...

^ Ya, Quick Start on the BDP-105 I happen to test at the time of that post.
In fact I just retested again and this time it was even less... more like 3 seconds.
I didn't think to take into...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-12-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 7,310
Views: 571,051
Posted By Smarty-pants
I think Oppo decided that the use of the home...

I think Oppo decided that the use of the home screen is more practical than the splash screen that serves no real purpose.
Personally I kind of like displaying the splash screen sometimes too.
...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   05-10-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 2,718
Views: 503,662
Posted By Smarty-pants
^ You CAN access the setup menus with the Oppo...

^ You CAN access the setup menus with the Oppo Media Control app.
Make sure that you have the latest version. An easy way to do that is to erase the one you have and then
install it again from the...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   05-10-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 499
Views: 30,907
Posted By Smarty-pants
Yes the rca and xlr outs are active...

Yes the rca and xlr outs are active simultaneously, so you should have no problem running the rca outs
to a subwoofer with volume and crossover controls.
I have done exactly that with the HA-1 at...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   05-10-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 2,718
Views: 503,662
Posted By Smarty-pants
You definitely need to hook up some kind of...

You definitely need to hook up some kind of monitor to the player to access the setup menus and such.
...or use the Media Control App for IOS and Android devices.
It is possible to sometimes use...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-09-2015, 06:18 AM
Replies: 21,279
Views: 1,684,680
Posted By Smarty-pants
First of all, the issue you are referring to with...

First of all, the issue you are referring to with the BDP-93 isn't directly associated with Atmos.
It is actually an issue with Dolby TrueHD soundtracks where the coding on the disc uses "complex...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-08-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 40,402
Views: 4,995,430
Posted By Smarty-pants
Umm, maybe I've forgotten since it's been so long...

Umm, maybe I've forgotten since it's been so long since I had the -83 in house,
but I wasn't aware that they even had a "slate grey" AND a "black" color??
I thought it only ever came in black, with...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-05-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 27,569
Views: 3,243,153
Posted By Smarty-pants
Really?:rolleyes: Yes of course "seamless...

Really?:rolleyes:
Yes of course "seamless branching" was on DVD, but I think it would be obvious that the methods used with
Dolby THD are many times more more complicated and require much more...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-05-2015, 05:53 AM
Replies: 1,816
Views: 230,202
Posted By Smarty-pants
^ You shouldn't get any clipping in the player no...

^ You shouldn't get any clipping in the player no matter how high you turn up the volume control.
It is best to have the volume control above the 50% mark to avoid any audio degradation.
Since you...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-01-2015, 06:37 AM
Replies: 27,569
Views: 3,243,153
Posted By Smarty-pants
^ Whether you "accept" it or not, it is what it...

^ Whether you "accept" it or not, it is what it is.
I certainly wouldn't go as far as to say it was a poor decision on Oppo's part,
since some other players that were engineered around the same...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-01-2015, 06:20 AM
Replies: 23,285
Views: 2,648,940
Posted By Smarty-pants
If you pull the cable out of the monitor, does...

If you pull the cable out of the monitor, does the sound work then?
If so, most likely what is happening, is that the PC is giving the lowest common denominator of audio output
for both devices it...
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