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Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-05-2016, 08:24 PM
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Views: 139,195
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ eBay pricing is often for units that have been...

^ eBay pricing is often for units that have been modified in one way or another -- such as by the addition of "Region Free" hardware or various "improvements" of debatable value -- or with the intent...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-04-2016, 06:44 PM
Replies: 40,827
Views: 5,032,254
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ Odds are any differences you are hearing...

^ Odds are any differences you are hearing between LPCM and Bitstream are due to what's going on in your AVR, not in the OPPO.

In the OPPO, make sure that Secondary Audio is OFF and that Dynamic...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-04-2016, 03:51 PM
Replies: 40,827
Views: 5,032,254
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ Check to make sure you have Dynamic Range...

^ Check to make sure you have Dynamic Range Control set to OFF in the OPPO. That is applied only during decoding, so if you use Bitstream output it is not applied in the OPPO. (There will likely be...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-03-2016, 06:33 PM
Replies: 40,827
Views: 5,032,254
Posted By Bob Pariseau
The first thing you AVR does when sent a...

The first thing you AVR does when sent a Bitstream is decode it to LPCM. Bitstream digital audio can not be converted to Analog audio (voltages on a cable) -- which is what your speakers need --...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-03-2016, 04:26 PM
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Views: 5,032,254
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ In the 83 (unlike the newer OPPO players) you...

^ In the 83 (unlike the newer OPPO players) you should leave Secondary Audio set to OFF *EVEN IF* you are using LPCM output. Turn Secondary Audio ON only if you really need to hear it -- e.g., when...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-03-2016, 04:13 PM
Replies: 1,832
Views: 139,195
Posted By Bob Pariseau
You are using the DACs in the OPPO whenever you...

You are using the DACs in the OPPO whenever you are listening to its Analog audio outputs.

If you have both the Analog audio outputs *AND* HDMI wired to your NAD and want to be sure you are not...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-03-2016, 04:01 PM
Replies: 1,832
Views: 139,195
Posted By Bob Pariseau
Did you perhaps not see my answer to this...

Did you perhaps not see my answer to this question when you posted it earlier? Just look a few posts back in this thread.
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-03-2016, 10:55 AM
Replies: 1,832
Views: 139,195
Posted By Bob Pariseau
First of all, Welcome to AVS! Your English is...

First of all, Welcome to AVS! Your English is way better than my Italian.

The easiest way to do what you want is to connect HDMI 1 output from the 105D to an HDMI input of your TV, then also...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-03-2016, 06:06 AM
Replies: 1,832
Views: 139,195
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ It's a handshake issue. Basically the audio is...

^ It's a handshake issue. Basically the audio is muted while HDMI and HDMI copy protection get happy.

Start by simplifying the handshake. Since you are using Analog output for audio, set HDMI...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-02-2016, 11:08 AM
Replies: 8,417
Views: 642,338
Posted By Bob Pariseau
Umm, OK. That would be a #3...

Umm, OK. That would be a #3 (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=3) , then.
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-01-2016, 06:41 PM
Replies: 8,417
Views: 642,338
Posted By Bob Pariseau
Ah. Another example of an OPPO user trying to...

Ah. Another example of an OPPO user trying to sing along in the shower while using the remote as his "karaoke mic"?

:D

I believe Tech Support refers to this as Remote Control failure type #7...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-01-2016, 04:56 PM
Replies: 8,417
Views: 642,338
Posted By Bob Pariseau
EDITED: Had to correct the initial recovery...

EDITED: Had to correct the initial recovery procedure here.

1) Power on the player
2) Once the player has finished booting up (you are now on your Cable TV Input), press Tray Button on the...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-31-2016, 10:48 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,846
Posted By Bob Pariseau
OPPO is aware of the Subtitles problem with MKV...

OPPO is aware of the Subtitles problem with MKV files and a fix is in the works.
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-31-2016, 12:30 AM
Replies: 27,894
Views: 3,276,182
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ Sounds like the blue laser has failed, which...

^ Sounds like the blue laser has failed, which would mean the player needs hardware service. (The other disc types use the red laser.)

You could try re-installing the firmware. That's not likely...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-30-2016, 02:07 PM
Replies: 1,595
Views: 120,414
Posted By Bob Pariseau
I wouldn't worry too much about this just yet. ...

I wouldn't worry too much about this just yet. There are already features that Blu-ray players have to support to get a license, but which the studios don't actually use. For example, "Cinavia"...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-30-2016, 02:01 PM
Replies: 1,595
Views: 120,414
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ No. The OPPO 10x family of players can upscale...

^ No. The OPPO 10x family of players can upscale lesser resolution content to 4K video output, but they can not play content -- from any source -- which is already 4K.

This is basically the same...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-29-2016, 04:37 PM
Replies: 11,637
Views: 1,423,675
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ It's a New Year Miracle! Glad it worked out...

^ It's a New Year Miracle! Glad it worked out for you.
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-29-2016, 02:03 PM
Replies: 11,637
Views: 1,423,675
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ The complete Reset, *AND* disconnecting...

^ The complete Reset, *AND* disconnecting everything else for this test is your best shot. The reason is that faulty external gear or cables might be dragging down the OPPO power supply.

The...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-29-2016, 01:58 PM
Replies: 8,417
Views: 642,338
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ 1080p/24 Output FORCED does the same thing as...

^ 1080p/24 Output FORCED does the same thing as AUTO for most folks. In both cases, you will only get 1080p/24 output if the content is already /24. (If the content is /60, then the output will...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-29-2016, 06:08 AM
Replies: 8,417
Views: 642,338
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^The HDMI handshake can detect automatically...

^The HDMI handshake can detect automatically whether RGB data format is in use (as opposed to YCbCr), but it can *NOT* determine whether RGB PC Level or RGB Video Level is in use.

If you want to...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-28-2016, 03:33 PM
Replies: 8,417
Views: 642,338
Posted By Bob Pariseau
Hang on. You've kind of stated this backwards. ...

Hang on. You've kind of stated this backwards.

RGB PC Level encodes Black as 0 and Reference White as 254. Since there's no data range either below 0 or above 254 that means there's no place in...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-28-2016, 11:24 AM
Replies: 1,595
Views: 120,414
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ Which OPPO re you talking about? Netflix on...

^ Which OPPO re you talking about? Netflix on the 10x players is quite reasonable for performance.
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-28-2016, 09:45 AM
Replies: 11,637
Views: 1,423,675
Posted By Bob Pariseau
There are no other settings errors in the player...

There are no other settings errors in the player that would mute both the multi-channel and the dedicated stereo Analog outputs. In fact there are not that many common points where a hardware...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-28-2016, 09:25 AM
Replies: 22,901
Views: 1,792,616
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ Has anyone heard direct from Redmere whether...

^ Has anyone heard direct from Redmere whether their existing cables are expected to still work with either:

1) Existing, lower bandwidth 4K as output by the OPPO 103 (HDMI V1.4a), and

2) ...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-27-2016, 06:30 PM
Replies: 11,637
Views: 1,423,675
Posted By Bob Pariseau
Check the obvious: Make sure you don't have Mute...

Check the obvious: Make sure you don't have Mute set or Volume set to 0.
--Bob
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