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Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-29-2014, 09:21 PM
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Posted By Smarty-pants
You'd have to ask Yuotube about that. Apps do get...

You'd have to ask Yuotube about that. Apps do get updated in hardware sometimes, so what you think may be a newer app might or might not be. Some OEMs seem to get preferential treatment too, so who...
Forum: Latest Industry News   09-29-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 657
Posted By Smarty-pants
At $300, the new Walkman just seems overpriced to...

At $300, the new Walkman just seems overpriced to me. I can't believe it doesn't even support Sony's own DSD codec.
I think there are some better options out there, like Fiio's line of very...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-29-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 18,476
Views: 1,471,957
Posted By Smarty-pants
^It's not Oppo's implementation of YouTube, it's...

^It's not Oppo's implementation of YouTube, it's YouTube's app. You will want to forward your dissatisfaction to YouTube's support.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-29-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 23,029
Views: 2,601,577
Posted By Smarty-pants
^ Yep, main heat source is the HDMI board, which...

^ Yep, main heat source is the HDMI board, which I always thought was odd.
If you run the AVR without using HDMI, it doesn't even get warm.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-29-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 1,092
Views: 83,133
Posted By Smarty-pants
^... and make the digital room correction...

^... and make the digital room correction software so that can be implemented in front of a top tier DAC and add front panel volume control and holy mamma, we're in business. :D
I don't think it...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-28-2014, 02:16 AM
Replies: 18,476
Views: 1,471,957
Posted By Smarty-pants
There is an app in the Apple app store called...

There is an app in the Apple app store called TestFlight that allows beta testing of apps, but I don't know if Oppo would use it for public beta or not.
It's brand new for IOS-8. For some reason...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-28-2014, 02:03 AM
Replies: 23,029
Views: 2,601,577
Posted By Smarty-pants
Not really a need for that if you get the right...

Not really a need for that if you get the right player. Many disc players now have two HDMI outputs that can be used to pass audio to an avr,
and separate video to the display. This helps to bypass...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-27-2014, 12:54 AM
Replies: 848
Views: 75,563
Posted By Smarty-pants
Oh that is kind of interesting. Glad you got it...

Oh that is kind of interesting. Glad you got it done and can hopefully use it ok,
but you may want to share that tidbit with Oppo. Perhaps it may still need some laying on of hands from Oppo techs.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-26-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 848
Views: 75,563
Posted By Smarty-pants
Today I received the new cable and that did not...

Today I received the new cable and that did not sure the issue.
Something is afoot and I am not sure what. I have tried amny things and the problem remains.
I will keep troubleshooting and probably...
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   09-26-2014, 12:47 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 16,067
Posted By Smarty-pants
That is one of them, yes, but I don't have any...

That is one of them, yes, but I don't have any personal experience with that one, but it may work just fine.
I know others have chosen the KanexPro which is just a few bucks more than the Monoprice...
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   09-25-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 16,067
Posted By Smarty-pants
^ You could try using a de-embedder with the HDMI...

^ You could try using a de-embedder with the HDMI outpu, then spdif output from the de-embedder to the head amp.
There is more discussion and links for the de-embedders in past postings of this...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-25-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 18,476
Views: 1,471,957
Posted By Smarty-pants
Maybe, but I remember when Blu-ray and HD-DVD...

Maybe, but I remember when Blu-ray and HD-DVD came out and I had a HD-DVD player, and then later a Blu-ray player, and still hadn't acquired a 1080p tv yet.
The downconverted HD pic looked REALLY...
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   09-25-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 16,067
Posted By Smarty-pants
The HA-1 easily drives all types of headphones....

The HA-1 easily drives all types of headphones. Not sure why you would need any other type of head amp outside of maybe a portable factor.
It also supports DSD256 on the Asynchronous USB input, as...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-25-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 11,573
Views: 935,387
Posted By Smarty-pants
I have a 20ft 6.5mm extension cable that I...

I have a 20ft 6.5mm extension cable that I sometimes use with my Oppo player and headphones,
and I can't detect any loss of fidelity when using it.
So as long as you are using high quality...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-24-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 18,476
Views: 1,471,957
Posted By Smarty-pants
Yes, it should be available in the app store SOON.

Yes, it should be available in the app store SOON.
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   09-24-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 16,067
Posted By Smarty-pants
Thank you for that informative explanation. So...

Thank you for that informative explanation.
So the line level outputs of the player would just not have enough power to drive headphones?
I wonder also if it would depend on the headphones,...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-23-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 18,476
Views: 1,471,957
Posted By Smarty-pants
IIRC, I think you need the new BETA firmware that...

IIRC, I think you need the new BETA firmware that goes with the new Media Control app.
If you actually have the new app, you could try it with the current fw you have.
I don't know what might or...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-23-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 848
Views: 75,563
Posted By Smarty-pants
I am having the exact same problem. Have tried 3...

I am having the exact same problem. Have tried 3 different USB cables and they all have the same issue.
I have received advice that I should try a particular cable since the 105 players seem to be...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-23-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 11,573
Views: 935,387
Posted By Smarty-pants
Oh my bad, at a glance I thought that was the...

Oh my bad, at a glance I thought that was the newer 4k model.
Give the 24p setting a try and see if that helps with the flickering and whatnot.
For just general overall PQ, if the Oppo looks better...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-23-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 11,573
Views: 935,387
Posted By Smarty-pants
^ What model of Roku do you have? If it is the...

^ What model of Roku do you have?
If it is the MHL stick, is it running through the Oppo via the front MHL input?
If it's a different model, is it still running through the players HDMI input?...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-23-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 18,476
Views: 1,471,957
Posted By Smarty-pants
^ Once it is released to public, I am sure there...

^ Once it is released to public, I am sure there will be some posts here talking about it right away too.
It's going to be a serious upgrade over the current app.
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   09-23-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 16,067
Posted By Smarty-pants
Well yes that would definitely work. Some people...

Well yes that would definitely work. Some people already do exactly that with the 105/105D connected to the HA-1.
Not to mention the fact that you can connect the XLR/RCA outputs of the 105/105D...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-22-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 5,353
Views: 425,094
Posted By Smarty-pants
That's pretty typical for Blu-ray. Some people...

That's pretty typical for Blu-ray. Some people see some improvement, others not.
The Darbee adds some nice enhanced contrast and detail to the best Blu-rays,
but for the most part there won't be a...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-22-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 18,476
Views: 1,471,957
Posted By Smarty-pants
Sounds weird. I don't know how the black level...

Sounds weird. I don't know how the black level could change just from switching to Letterbox.
Are you actually switching the color space and/or resolutions during that process?
Which firmware are...
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   09-22-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 16,067
Posted By Smarty-pants
The volume control on the Oppo 10x players is...

The volume control on the Oppo 10x players is dynamically compressed somewhat when you use the analog volume control of the players.
As long as you keep the volume above 70 or 75 then there is no...
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