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Forum: Blu-ray Players   10-24-2014, 06:31 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
Or buy a player that does what you want, when you...

Or buy a player that does what you want, when you buy it, exceptionally well, and resign yourself to the fact that the powers that be in the home entertainment industry are going to continue to work...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   10-24-2014, 05:38 PM
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Views: 3,185,416
Posted By Bob Pariseau
The Netflix app on the 93 is only capable of 720p...

The Netflix app on the 93 is only capable of 720p streams (which the 93 will upscale to 1080p for output). This can not be changed except through a new app from Netflix which they have chosen not to...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-24-2014, 01:17 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ #1...

^ #1 (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=1) -- No. The character generator for the on-screen text over HDMI, such as Volume info, only operates on the Main (HDMI 1)...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   10-24-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 5,574
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ "Things were finally back to normal on Cannery...

^ "Things were finally back to normal on Cannery Row. Once more, the world was spinning in greased grooves." Cannery Row, John Steinbeck
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   10-24-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 915
Views: 82,111
Posted By Bob Pariseau
Check that you have the latest firmware. There...

Check that you have the latest firmware. There was a recent upgrade to the Netflix app.

In Setup > Device Setup > Firmware Information, your "Main" firmware version should be either...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   10-24-2014, 11:21 AM
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Views: 3,185,416
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ The most likely reason (presuming the service...

^ The most likely reason (presuming the service for the prepro is not related to audio) is that your Audyssey solution is screwed up. When you get it back from repair, redo your Audyssey setup, and...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   10-24-2014, 11:04 AM
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Views: 1,501,436
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ HDMI 2 output on the 103 / 105 has no QDEO...

^ HDMI 2 output on the 103 / 105 has no QDEO processing.
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   10-23-2014, 10:13 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
Lame attempt at humor aside, my point was that...

Lame attempt at humor aside, my point was that the number of problem discs has been small and will likely remain small compared to the overall number of titles being released.
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   10-23-2014, 07:51 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ Here, breath into this brown paper sack. ...

^ Here, breath into this brown paper sack. Breath. Breath. Breath....

Stupid studio authoring tricks will always be with us. They can't help themselves. The worst that can happen is that you...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   10-23-2014, 05:12 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ Actually it is quite rare that a new title...

^ Actually it is quite rare that a new title won't play on the 83. Don't panic.
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   10-23-2014, 05:11 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ Actually it is quite rare that a new title...

^ Actually it is quite rare that a new title won't play on the 83. Don't panic.
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   10-23-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 11,710
Views: 953,503
Posted By Bob Pariseau
Keep in mind that no audio processing is possible...

Keep in mind that no audio processing is possible when using DSD-Direct-to-Analog Conversion. So, for example, if your setup expects Crossover processing or down-mixing or speaker distance...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   10-23-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 915
Views: 82,111
Posted By Bob Pariseau
At a guess, they've decided the label "SuperHD"...

At a guess, they've decided the label "SuperHD" doesn't make much marketing sense now that they want to tout shiny new 4K™.
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   10-23-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 915
Views: 82,111
Posted By Bob Pariseau
Use the single cable wiring: HDMI 1 to AVR, then...

Use the single cable wiring: HDMI 1 to AVR, then AVR to Display, unless and until you find that doesn't work. With HDMI, simpler is almost always better.
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   10-23-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 915
Views: 82,111
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ Try the Netflix stream "EXAMPLE Short 23.976". ...

^ Try the Netflix stream "EXAMPLE Short 23.976". It should bring up yellow text showing you what's actually coming in. If you are getting the 5K bit rate after the normal Info display on the player...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   10-23-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 11,710
Views: 953,503
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ You sure you didn't hit Mute by mistake or drop...

^ You sure you didn't hit Mute by mistake or drop the Volume to something small or to 0? Also check the Headphones output.
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   10-22-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 5,574
Views: 444,942
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ The Darbee stuff works at all output...

^ The Darbee stuff works at all output Resolutions. It's likely MOST people here are using it at 1080p.
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   10-22-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 5,574
Views: 444,942
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ Sure, but that will leave all the REST of us...

^ Sure, but that will leave all the REST of us wondering what happened to your 93! :D

Seriously, it's actually quite rare for the hardware to fail in a way that causes just loss of HDMI Audio...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   10-22-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 5,574
Views: 444,942
Posted By Bob Pariseau
Even with a shiny new 103D on the way, a working...

Even with a shiny new 103D on the way, a working 93 will fetch more in the used gear market. :D
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   10-22-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 5,574
Views: 444,942
Posted By Bob Pariseau
The most common reasons for loss of HDMI Audio...

The most common reasons for loss of HDMI Audio (but not Video) on a 93 are: (1) You've mistakenly set HDMI Audio OFF, and (2) You've mistakenly muted audio either via the Mute button or by setting...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   10-22-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 11,710
Views: 953,503
Posted By Bob Pariseau
Shutting down the player by pulling the plug --...

Shutting down the player by pulling the plug -- or via the Power Off Failsafe -- forces a full (Energy Efficient) reboot on the next power up, even if you have Quick Start set. If you normally use...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   10-22-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 11,710
Views: 953,503
Posted By Bob Pariseau
Are you set to use Energy Efficient stand-by...

Are you set to use Energy Efficient stand-by instead of Quick Start?

When you have the problem, are you starting the YouTube app as the first thing you do after turning on the player?

If so it...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   10-22-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 11,710
Views: 953,503
Posted By Bob Pariseau
Separate from the issue of why it is freezing on...

Separate from the issue of why it is freezing on you, it should not be necessary to unplug the player to recover. Press and release the Power button once on the remote or on the front panel. Then...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   10-22-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 915
Views: 82,111
Posted By Bob Pariseau
Give OPPO Tech Support a call. It's possible...

Give OPPO Tech Support a call. It's possible you've selected the wrong style of Wifi security.
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   10-22-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 5,574
Views: 444,942
Posted By Bob Pariseau
Or they are the correct way around if you are...

Or they are the correct way around if you are reaching over the player from the front! :D
--Bob
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