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Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   12-20-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 2,628
Views: 490,735
Posted By RIppolito
Request assistance logging into my mac from the Oppo

When I attempt to access my mac from the BDP-103 under the 'network' area, it asks me to provide my user name and password. After I provide them, it puts up a 'login' button. When I select it, I...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-16-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 19,437
Views: 1,559,696
Posted By RIppolito
They gave me a credit on the card I used to pay...

They gave me a credit on the card I used to pay for the 103. I probably sidestepped the 35 day wait because a) I didn't see that part, and b) I sent them an email directly. Anyway, a 10% credit for...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-16-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 19,437
Views: 1,559,696
Posted By RIppolito
SACD sometimes sends multi-channel, sometimes only stereo

When playing a SACD that has multi-channels on my 103, I noticed that the display said 'type 5.0'. When I looked at my preamp (Anthem AVM 50), it said the input was left and right channels only. I...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-14-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 19,437
Views: 1,559,696
Posted By RIppolito
I purchased a BDP-103 last Wednesday. I saw the...

I purchased a BDP-103 last Wednesday. I saw the message about the 10 percent back, but I did not receive it in my purchase. After reading about it here at the forum, I contacted Amazon, and they...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-12-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 19,437
Views: 1,559,696
Posted By RIppolito
Is there a one-stop shop post for setting up a BDP-103 and an Anthem AVM 50?

Bob,

I have seen that you have posted untold valuable tips thru this thread. Those of us that have Anthem preamps are very grateful to you for that. I have an AVM 50, upgraded with ARC.

Do...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   12-10-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 6,560
Views: 452,587
Posted By RIppolito
Arenal04, I tried what you suggested (power...

Arenal04,

I tried what you suggested (power off / reset). After it came back up, it was at 1080i, which is what I have it set to be, and it looked great. When I powered it off / on via the...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   12-10-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 6,560
Views: 452,587
Posted By RIppolito
DVR+ always defaults to 720p?

I've had a DVR+ since early in the year. I am running the latest firmware (114R (0.5)).

Recently, I've noticed that when powered on, it defaults to 720p, even when set to '1080i' or 'best...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-25-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 2,537
Views: 245,580
Posted By RIppolito
bad break-up during Bills Jets game

I live in Brighton, only 2 miles from the transmitters. I have an external antenna, perhaps 15 feet off the ground.

I was trying to watch the Bills / Jets game on channel 8, and was getting...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   11-05-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 6,560
Views: 452,587
Posted By RIppolito
ChannelMaster Stealthtenna 50

Has anyone had any experience with the Channel Master Stealthtenna 50 (CM3010HD) antenna? I need a VHF / UHF antenna for my DVR+, and am in need of a recommendation. I don't live far from the...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   10-29-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 6,560
Views: 452,587
Posted By RIppolito
OTA_Jay, Thanks for the reply. Do you...

OTA_Jay,

Thanks for the reply.

Do you (or anyone else) think scanning the cable band for HDTV channels would be a useful feature? Don't most cable providers have the HDTV locals somewhere in...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   10-29-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 6,560
Views: 452,587
Posted By RIppolito
can DVR+ work with cable version of HDTV channels?

My cable company give us the OTA channels for input into our HDTV, but in order to find them, I have to select 'cable' (vs 'air') prior to performing the channel scan. When I do that, I find all the...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   10-26-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 6,560
Views: 452,587
Posted By RIppolito
OTA_jay, I saw the reference to the 1 TB at...

OTA_jay,

I saw the reference to the 1 TB at Staples for $59. The WD My Passport Ultra 1.5 TB is going for $64.99. For five dollars more, it seemed like a better value.
Ron
Forum: HDTV Recorders   10-26-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 6,560
Views: 452,587
Posted By RIppolito
I just saw a notification for a WD My Passport...

I just saw a notification for a WD My Passport Ultra 1.5 TB drive for a very good price.

Does anyone have any experience with this drive and your DVR+?

Another question, while I'm at it...does...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-26-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 43,495
Views: 3,700,623
Posted By RIppolito
Thxtheater, I have an iMac with plenty of...

Thxtheater,

I have an iMac with plenty of RAM for my music library. I am going with 88K / 24 bit music files, because the AVM 50 won't go any higher.

My computer is two rooms away from my...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-25-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 43,495
Views: 3,700,623
Posted By RIppolito
Best way to stream high-definition audio files to AVM 50

Good people,

I have the AVM 50, ARC option added, and all is well. I have recently been experimenting with high-definition audio files on my mac, and would like to try them on the Anthem. The...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-07-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 43,495
Views: 3,700,623
Posted By RIppolito
Yes...I have an original PS3 that can play SACDs...

Yes...I have an original PS3 that can play SACDs and DVD-Audio discs. Do you know of a way to write out the lossless AIFFs to make a DVD-Audio disc? Alternatively, does anyone have a recommendation...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-06-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 43,495
Views: 3,700,623
Posted By RIppolito
I have an AVM50, as well. I agree with the...

I have an AVM50, as well. I agree with the previous reply, in that I cannot get the new, high-definition audio bitstreams from my blu-ray unless I set the player to 'PCM'. When I do that, it sounds...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-06-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 43,495
Views: 3,700,623
Posted By RIppolito
Good people, On the Audiogon website, there...

Good people,

On the Audiogon website, there is an advertisement for a high definition sampler. They have two high resolution formats: 96kHz / 24 bit and 192kHz / 24 bit. I have an AVM50 with ARC...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   03-28-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 6,560
Views: 452,587
Posted By RIppolito
I have had my DVR+ for a little over one month,...

I have had my DVR+ for a little over one month, so I'm still learning how to do things. I saw a selection once, but cannot find out how to do it again, so I could use a little help.

I want to...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   02-23-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 6,560
Views: 452,587
Posted By RIppolito
I just received and installed my DVR+ yesterday....

I just received and installed my DVR+ yesterday. So far, so good: great picture quality, good guide, no problems.

I have searched the thread and not found an answer to my question: if it has...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-19-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 2,815
Views: 317,139
Posted By RIppolito
Everybody, I recently began using my antenna for...

Everybody, I recently began using my antenna for HDTV viewing. I have been unable to get the over the air programming guide to load. Does anyone have any tips? I know it says to turn the set off, so...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-16-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 196
Posted By RIppolito
Selden, Yes, I was referring to a Pioneer...

Selden,

Yes, I was referring to a Pioneer 1140 HD. You were correct, and pointed me to the correct place. I had previously set the optical output to PCM. When I switched it to Dolby Digital, per...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-16-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 196
Posted By RIppolito
Everybody, I am using my 1140 to display...

Everybody,

I am using my 1140 to display ATSC input via an OTA antenna. Picture is fine, but for some reason, the audio is only 2-channel PCM on the optical output. I know that the locals are...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-24-2013, 07:03 PM
Replies: 43,495
Views: 3,700,623
Posted By RIppolito
Bob, thanks for the tip for getting manuals and...

Bob, thanks for the tip for getting manuals and firmware for the vintage Anthem's.
- Ron
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-24-2013, 05:00 PM
Replies: 2,537
Views: 245,580
Posted By RIppolito
Dave, I always believed that FIOS would deliver...

Dave, I always believed that FIOS would deliver a better picture because they did less compression of the video bandwidth, because they had more total available...was I merely hoping that was the...
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