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Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-19-2015, 07:18 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
Zoom can't work with Netflix because the app...

Zoom can't work with Netflix because the app provided by Netflix takes over the User Interface so the Zoom button is ignored. In addition, Zoom is cancelled when you go through Home Menu, so you...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-19-2015, 08:56 AM
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Views: 555,599
Posted By Bob Pariseau
ARC can not carry TrueHD or DTS-HD MA. --Bob

ARC can not carry TrueHD or DTS-HD MA.
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-19-2015, 08:54 AM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ Some discs block audio or subtitles changes via...

^ Some discs block audio or subtitles changes via the buttons. They require you make those choices using the disc's own Setup menu.
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-18-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 21,110
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ Sounds like you are launching VUDU before...

^ Sounds like you are launching VUDU before networking is fully live from the power up. Next time, go into Setup and do a Connection Test first and don't launch VUDU until that comes back as OK. ...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-18-2015, 12:36 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ Given your cabling, confirm that you have Split...

^ Given your cabling, confirm that you have Split A/V set and not Dual Display.

As an experiment, try hooking up Analog cables from the OPPO -- even just a stereo pair would suffice to check this....
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-18-2015, 08:19 AM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
First of all, Welcome to AVS and to this thread! ...

First of all, Welcome to AVS and to this thread!

OK, let's start with basics. I know you believe you've updated everything, but re-check that. In Setup > Device Setup > Firmware Information...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-18-2015, 06:23 AM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
The type of display technology doesn't make a...

The type of display technology doesn't make a difference.
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-16-2015, 04:10 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ The first question is what the Denon is doing...

^ The first question is what the Denon is doing with that HDMI DSD input. There are two possibilities. Either it is converting it to LPCM on input or it is passing it to its DACs as DSD. Typically...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-16-2015, 11:32 AM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ I just edited in an update to those recommended...

^ I just edited in an update to those recommended settings for you, so re-read my response above.
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-16-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 7,169
Views: 555,599
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ Correct, assuming the display lets you play...

^ Correct, assuming the display lets you play incoming HDMI video along with incoming Stereo Analog audio. Check the display's Manual for how to hook up a "DVI" source device, as this is exactly...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-16-2015, 05:58 AM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ There's nothing in the Manual on how to do...

^ There's nothing in the Manual on how to do that. You'll need to give Anthem Tech Support a call. There is likely a procedure for you to do it, but if not you may have to send it to them to reset...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-15-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 21,110
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
Old Spice? Or Fresh Pine? --Bob

Old Spice? Or Fresh Pine?
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-15-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 21,110
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
This isn't the half of it. DSD was intended as an...

This isn't the half of it. DSD was intended as an archival format for archiving analog tapes in digital. The fact that it got turned into a distribution format (SACD discs) is flat out weird. A...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-15-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 21,110
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
Yes. Complaints to Sony, please. --Bob

Yes. Complaints to Sony, please.
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-15-2015, 03:50 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ If you think about it, it makes perfectly good...

^ If you think about it, it makes perfectly good sense for the TV to accept DD 5.1 input on HDMI since the TV already needs to have a DD 5.1 decoder for handling that when it comes in via off the air...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-15-2015, 03:38 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
If you are talking about HDMI DSD output, the...

If you are talking about HDMI DSD output, the OPPO does nothing to the Sub channel level for that. It is treated like a Bitstream. No settings in the OPPO will alter that. I.e., it is an AVR issue...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-15-2015, 10:33 AM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
What's the format of the tracks giving you...

What's the format of the tracks giving you problems. INFO button will display the format of the track being read off the disc (bottom line, left). It could be as simple as that the Onkyo can...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-15-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 7,169
Views: 555,599
Posted By Bob Pariseau
The HDMI handshake is intended to prevent the...

The HDMI handshake is intended to prevent the situation where a signal is sent that can't be handled.

In the case of HDMI to a TV, if the TV says during the handshake that it can't accept the...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-14-2015, 04:22 AM
Replies: 1,387
Views: 112,274
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ It can't be done automatically as there is no...

^ It can't be done automatically as there is no way for the player to know whether the pitch adjustment was ALREADY provided by the studio while making the transfer of a movie, nor whether it is even...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-13-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 21,110
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
Yes, the audio on Optical/Coax digital cabling is...

Yes, the audio on Optical/Coax digital cabling is limited.

If your Yamaha supports it, you could use multi-channel Analog audio from the OPPO to the Yamaha. That carries full audio quality for...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-13-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 21,110
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
Check that you have the latest firmware...

Check that you have the latest firmware installed. In Setup > Device Setup > Firmware Information, the "Main" firmware version number should end "0827".
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-13-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 21,110
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ If it happens with all types of discs --...

^ If it happens with all types of discs -- including simple discs like CDs -- then odds are the player needs service. OPPO may ask you to try a re-install of the firmware to see if they can save you...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-13-2015, 04:01 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ Yep, it's fun to imagine DTS:X will have no...

^ Yep, it's fun to imagine DTS:X will have no authoring, decoding, configuration, or implementation problems.

This is, of course, part of the joy of contemplating a product between the time it is...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-13-2015, 03:53 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ As best I know, ONLY Dolby TrueHD 7.1 tracks...

^ As best I know, ONLY Dolby TrueHD 7.1 tracks can exhibit this problem, and only when combined with complex seamless branching. All Atmos tracks are Dolby TrueHD 7.1 tracks (with additional...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-13-2015, 03:36 PM
Replies: 21,110
Views: 1,667,383
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ If you are trying to access the files as...

^ If you are trying to access the files as content of network shared folders (i.e., SMB server access), start by making sure you don't have any pieces of Windows Live Essentials installed. The trick...
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