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Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-23-2017, 05:50 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ It probably won't be much longer until OPPO...

^ It probably won't be much longer until OPPO removes the restriction, and you can buy 2.

:D
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-23-2017, 04:41 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
It's pretty simple. You will use two HDMI cables...

It's pretty simple. You will use two HDMI cables from the player. Main HDMI will go direct to your projector and Audio HDMI will go to the AVR. Cabled that way, Main HDMI carries no audio. Audio...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-23-2017, 04:05 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ HDMI is your best bet. Or nag OPPO to add...

^ HDMI is your best bet.

Or nag OPPO to add Spotify Connect to the 203, as they have done with their Sonica DAC product.

--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-23-2017, 04:02 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
Until people saw what Darbee did at 1080p the...

Until people saw what Darbee did at 1080p the general assumption was that it was going to be a big nothing.

We've simply got no idea what a "4K Darbee" might do. It doesn't exist yet, and the...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-23-2017, 01:59 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
If you are playing audio over that same HDMI...

If you are playing audio over that same HDMI cable into the HDMI Input of the OPPO then the fact that you get audio says the connection is live. The fact that you get no picture would usually...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-23-2017, 01:51 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
There is no way to change the background. ...

There is no way to change the background.

However you can use Pure button (upper left on Remote) to blank the screen entirely and also turn off the Front Panel display. Press Pure button again to...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-23-2017, 01:49 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
HDMI Input on the 103 is 1.4. On the 203 it is...

HDMI Input on the 103 is 1.4. On the 203 it is 2.0. Different handshake. SHOULD be compatible but it depends on how the cable box implements its HDMI. The cable box may not be the problem, but my...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-23-2017, 01:24 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
What model cable box do you have? How old is it?...

What model cable box do you have? How old is it? Does your cable provider have a newer model box you can swap for?

Older cable TV boxes are infamous for having poor implementations of HDMI, and...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-23-2017, 12:29 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
You would have to use the DAC in the 205 when...

You would have to use the DAC in the 205 when sending audio to its USB DAC Input.
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-23-2017, 12:15 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
No, not either of those ways into the 203. With...

No, not either of those ways into the 203. With the new 205 you'd be able to use its USB DAC Input -- which basically makes the 205 serve as a Stereo "sound card" for the computer.

On the 203...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-23-2017, 10:54 AM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ Great! --Bob

^ Great!
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-23-2017, 10:34 AM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
In the OPPO, set 3D Output Auto. The default...

In the OPPO, set 3D Output Auto.

The default settings for 3D in the LG E6 should work fine for you. They work for me.

Are you sure you have loaded the 3D version of the movie into the tray?
...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-23-2017, 10:10 AM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/3/38/Ava...

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/3/38/Avatarjakeneytiri.jpg

"Really? You are going to hold your breath until you turn blue?"


--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-23-2017, 10:01 AM
Replies: 62
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
The 203 and 205 are identical as regards video. ...

The 203 and 205 are identical as regards video.

The Audio HDMI output of the 205 has a new Anti-Jitter Circuit targeted at minimizing the effects of Jitter on HDMI Audio when using that socket for...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-23-2017, 09:55 AM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
The 203 and 205 are identical as regards video. ...

The 203 and 205 are identical as regards video. And to play Dolby Atmos into an Atmos-capable AVR and with Atmos-configured Height speakers you will need to use HDMI Bitstream audio from either...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-23-2017, 09:51 AM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
The OPPO does not play Dolby Vision *YET*. Of...

The OPPO does not play Dolby Vision *YET*. Of course there are also no Dolby Vision discs out yet to play in the first place.

OPPO has stated that Dolby Vision HDR support will be coming to the...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-23-2017, 09:48 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,161
Posted By Bob Pariseau
If you want to hear the unmodified quality of the...

If you want to hear the unmodified quality of the XLR outs of the OPPO 205 you should configure your Marantz to "pass through" the Analog input -- with no re-digitizing and no use of the DACS in the...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-23-2017, 09:46 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,161
Posted By Bob Pariseau
You shouldn't be looking at the 205 then. ...

You shouldn't be looking at the 205 then. Consider the OPPO 203 instead.
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-23-2017, 09:45 AM
Replies: 62
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
Incorrect. You simply have to arrange for the...

Incorrect. You simply have to arrange for the rest of your gear to do "pass through" of the Analog from the OPPO.
--bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-23-2017, 09:44 AM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ Correct. --Bob

^ Correct.
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-23-2017, 09:42 AM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
You've got a pretty specialized setup, I'm not...

You've got a pretty specialized setup, I'm not sure there's a pat answer for what's best for you here. I think you've got a good starting point as currently set up. After you've developed some...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-23-2017, 09:34 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,161
Posted By Bob Pariseau
If you are using a Windows computer to connect to...

If you are using a Windows computer to connect to the USB DAC Input of the UDP-205, you can get the needed driver from the Support page for OPPO's Sonica DAC here:
...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-23-2017, 09:16 AM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
If you have a 7.1 speaker setup and want to use...

If you have a 7.1 speaker setup and want to use Analog out of the OPPO, cable 7.1 Analog to your Marantz. Set the OPPO to a 7.1 down-mix so all channels are available to the Marantz.

For the rest...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-23-2017, 08:26 AM
Replies: 969
Views: 98,720
Posted By Bob Pariseau
The player does not yet support content authored...

The player does not yet support content authored with Dolby Vision HDR. That's due to be added in an upcoming firmware update.

But there's no reason to believe the audio performance of the 205...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-22-2017, 06:28 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
They SHOULD be able to, but of course it's always...

They SHOULD be able to, but of course it's always possible to get a bad cable. Another common problem is if the plugs have shifted in the sockets. HDMI is only friction fit, and it just takes a...
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