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Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-12-2017, 04:59 PM
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And he's not kidding...

And he's not kidding http://www.positive-feedback.com/Issue66/dsd.htm.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-12-2017, 04:39 PM
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Posted By jimshowalter
I'm probably going to regret wading into this...

I'm probably going to regret wading into this one, but here goes.

The idea with Pure Audio is just that, exactly what it says--it's just playing music. No video no display no nothing. The...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-12-2017, 04:29 PM
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Posted By jimshowalter
Post this message four more times and you're...

Post this message four more times and you're golden.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-12-2017, 04:23 PM
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Posted By jimshowalter
Is there any disagreement? 4K + UHD == 4x...

Is there any disagreement?

4K + UHD == 4x resolution (number of pixels) + no interlacing (everything is progressive) + 75.8% coverage of human-visible color gamut (vs. a mere 35.9%).
Forum: HDMI Q&A - The One Connector World   05-02-2017, 08:20 PM
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Posted By jimshowalter
You're reading it correctly, but so long as you...

You're reading it correctly, but so long as you have a power outlet at your projector, you're fine. You just need a 1 amp USB power supply. There are about a bazillion of them for sale out there. I...
Forum: HDMI Q&A - The One Connector World   05-01-2017, 07:28 PM
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Posted By jimshowalter
http://shop.celeritytek.com/

http://shop.celeritytek.com/
Forum: HDMI Q&A - The One Connector World   05-01-2017, 03:09 PM
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Posted By jimshowalter
I may have mixed up discussions. My post about...

I may have mixed up discussions. My post about Celerity cables was to try to help the guy who can't replace an HDMI cable between projector and display because it's fished through a wall. A Celerity...
Forum: HDMI Q&A - The One Connector World   05-01-2017, 02:59 PM
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Posted By jimshowalter
You can eliminate that problem by buying from...

You can eliminate that problem by buying from Celerity directly.

Their technical support is quite good too. I had a question on a Saturday night and an engineer emailed me back right away.

I...
Forum: HDMI Q&A - The One Connector World   05-01-2017, 02:57 PM
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Posted By jimshowalter
Why conduit for an optical cable? It doesn't need...

Why conduit for an optical cable? It doesn't need EMI shielding.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-01-2017, 02:53 PM
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Posted By jimshowalter
I'm saying don't *own* a processor. An Oppo is...

I'm saying don't *own* a processor. An Oppo is effectively a pre/pro, just without room correction. It handles speaker configuration, time delays, and produces pristine mindblowingly good analog out....
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-01-2017, 02:28 PM
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Posted By jimshowalter
Take a look at Celerity's optical cables. They're...

Take a look at Celerity's optical cables. They're designed to be easy to fish through walls. They support a bend radius the diameter of a pencil, and the cable itself is only about 1/10" in diameter...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-01-2017, 02:24 PM
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Posted By jimshowalter
Or for multichannel analog preamps basically used...

Or for multichannel analog preamps basically used for impedance matching to power amp(s) and volume control in the analog domain, and nothing else.

All the processing I need is done in the Oppo.
...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-01-2017, 01:53 PM
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Posted By jimshowalter
There's one studio (might even be Disney) that...

There's one studio (might even be Disney) that does the same perverse packaging with DVD on the right, visible, and Blu-ray on the left, hidden. Watched about a third of a movie one night while...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-27-2017, 12:50 AM
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Posted By jimshowalter
Get a Celerity and all your problems go away. ...

Get a Celerity and all your problems go away.

HDMI is pathetic over any distance at all, and way pathetic at 4k.

Our ancestors used coax, which could send a UHF signal 1/4 mile, but what did...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-26-2017, 04:59 PM
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Posted By jimshowalter
A superb writeup, and one that would convince me...

A superb writeup, and one that would convince me to use a preamp.

The problem then is, nobody makes audiophile multichannel analog preamps anymore.

The best solution I've found is to find a...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-25-2017, 09:15 PM
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Posted By jimshowalter
Is it no longer the case that controlling volume...

Is it no longer the case that controlling volume in the digital domain can, at least in theory, reduce dynamic range?

This was discussed to death in the 105 thread, and here is what Oppo said:
...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-22-2017, 11:58 AM
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Posted By jimshowalter
When will there be a 205 owners' thread? I'm...

When will there be a 205 owners' thread? I'm picking mine up on Monday.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-19-2017, 04:07 PM
Replies: 1,115
Views: 119,779
Posted By jimshowalter
Ordered mine within 60 seconds of receiving the...

Ordered mine within 60 seconds of receiving the email.

If you are worried about volume, you can still find NuForce MCP-18 multichannel preamps online occasionally. They work great with the Oppo.
...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-04-2017, 10:43 AM
Replies: 16,318
Views: 901,738
Posted By jimshowalter
Face. Palm. Now it makes sense. Thanks! To...

Face. Palm. Now it makes sense. Thanks!

To answer questions in other replies: I have no A/V receiver. Only the Oppo. All digital except the video to the display terminates at the Oppo, and it puts...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-03-2017, 11:39 PM
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Posted By jimshowalter
I want to hook an Oppo 205 (yes, I know, not...

I want to hook an Oppo 205 (yes, I know, not released yet, but irrelevant to this question) to our LAN for firmware updates or whatever, and I want to also connect a Roku for streaming. It's not...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   03-29-2017, 10:38 PM
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Posted By jimshowalter
How does one go about connecting the 203's LAN...

How does one go about connecting the 203's LAN connection to a home network while at the same time connecting it to a Roku?
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-13-2017, 12:55 PM
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Views: 541,248
Posted By jimshowalter
Thanks! Turns out the problem is only on a few of...

Thanks! Turns out the problem is only on a few of the HDMI inputs.

Are the colorspace settings per input?
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-11-2017, 07:25 PM
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Posted By jimshowalter
I'm selling a 141FD, or at least planning to sell...

I'm selling a 141FD, or at least planning to sell it.

The hesitancy is due to something pointed out to me in my ebay posting: the screen has a greenish cast.

It seemed perfect when I put it in...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   01-31-2017, 08:59 PM
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Posted By jimshowalter
That's funny. I bought blackout curtains and...

That's funny. I bought blackout curtains and pasted Mylar over various LEDs in our house to cut ambient to zero so the OLED can show its black levels.
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   01-31-2017, 12:46 PM
Replies: 18,308
Views: 1,083,541
Posted By jimshowalter
Fixed the pairing problem with the second panel. ...

Fixed the pairing problem with the second panel.

In the course of taking it out of the box, and removing the shiny plastic sheet protecting the screen, some of the striated packing tape on the...
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