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Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-27-2016, 10:26 AM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
Please email the details to OPPO Tech Support. ...

Please email the details to OPPO Tech Support. They may need some info on your FLAC files. There were no reported changes to FLAC Gapless playback in this firmware, but something could have slipped...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-27-2016, 10:23 AM
Replies: 28,015
Views: 3,290,194
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ The 93 can play SACD and DVD-A content out...

^ The 93 can play SACD and DVD-A content out through HDMI as well.

Typically you would use multi-channel HDMI LPCM output -- e.g., LPCM 5.1 88.2kHz. If your HDMI-capable receiver can handle that,...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-27-2016, 08:20 AM
Replies: 8,737
Views: 670,230
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ Darbee is applied at whatever output resolution...

^ Darbee is applied at whatever output resolution is in effect, except for the special case of 4K output resolution. For 4K output resolution, scaling is done to 1080p, then Darbee is applied (if it...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-26-2016, 12:09 PM
Replies: 1,970
Views: 146,905
Posted By Bob Pariseau
My recollection is that FLAC is supported for...

My recollection is that FLAC is supported for gapless when playing it from an attached USB hard drive. But I'm not certain of that, as it's been a while since I tested for it.

To be sure, you can...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-26-2016, 06:11 AM
Replies: 23,671
Views: 1,844,965
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ There are usually two reasons why a file won't...

^ There are usually two reasons why a file won't play: It uses a codec (audio or video encoding format) not supported by the OPPO, or the file is built incorrectly.

The OPPO handles quite a few...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-24-2016, 03:13 PM
Replies: 23,671
Views: 1,844,965
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ It could be as simple as that the laser lens...

^ It could be as simple as that the laser lens assembly needs to be cleaned -- picked up some dust or oil film from the room air. OPPO will check it out thoroughly during that flat rate service, and...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-20-2016, 09:52 AM
Replies: 41,007
Views: 5,047,178
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ Yes, the down-mix builds in a fixed amount of...

^ Yes, the down-mix builds in a fixed amount of "down-mix attenuation" to make sure the 2 output channels can carry the combined content of the multi-channel audio without clipping the input of...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-20-2016, 08:43 AM
Replies: 41,007
Views: 5,047,178
Posted By Bob Pariseau
The dedicated Stereo L/R outputs will always...

The dedicated Stereo L/R outputs will always produce a stereo down-mix when you play multi-channel content.

The audio menu settings for speaker configuration and down-mix only apply to the...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-19-2016, 09:44 AM
Replies: 1,970
Views: 146,905
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ Tidal is Stereo content at uncompressed CD...

^ Tidal is Stereo content at uncompressed CD music bit rates. So whatever sound mode you prefer in your AVR for playing CDs will likely also be the one you like while playing Tidal.

What the...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-17-2016, 06:44 AM
Replies: 28,015
Views: 3,290,194
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ OPPO doesn't make the Netflix app in the 93. ...

^ OPPO doesn't make the Netflix app in the 93. It is provided by Netflix, and yes, Netflix are no longer making updates of it available for the 9x players. This means, for example, that Netflix on...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-15-2016, 09:40 AM
Replies: 8,737
Views: 670,230
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ Of course they'll keep producing it. AFTER...

^ Of course they'll keep producing it.

AFTER the UHD player comes out, I'd expect production of the 10x family of players to roll off. When they stop selling them new, refurbished units will...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-13-2016, 12:19 PM
Replies: 8,737
Views: 670,230
Posted By Bob Pariseau
Despite your care, there is something wrong in...

Despite your care, there is something wrong in your setup -- most probably at the projector end. There is no way the 93 will best the 103D in picture quality when both are set up correctly.

Some...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-13-2016, 12:13 PM
Replies: 23,671
Views: 1,844,965
Posted By Bob Pariseau
Bass Steering to the Sub output will happen from...

Bass Steering to the Sub output will happen from all Small channels. So the Sub output will be a mix of the LFE channel plus bass steered, according to the Crossover frequency, from all of the Small...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-13-2016, 12:05 PM
Replies: 8,737
Views: 670,230
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ The answer you got is correct. 3D video...

^ The answer you got is correct. 3D video playback is done like Source Direct. So Darbee processing can not happen.
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-13-2016, 07:44 AM
Replies: 1,970
Views: 146,905
Posted By Bob Pariseau
I recommend setting YCbCr 4:4:4 for video output...

I recommend setting YCbCr 4:4:4 for video output from the OPPO unless and until you discover good reason (i.e., via a video calibration disc) to do otherwise. For HDMI to HDMI device connections,...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-11-2016, 08:44 AM
Replies: 23,671
Views: 1,844,965
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ Your best bet is to ask OPPO directly. --Bob

^ Your best bet is to ask OPPO directly.
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-10-2016, 01:20 PM
Replies: 23,671
Views: 1,844,965
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ No. No regular Blu-ray player will play a UHD...

^ No. No regular Blu-ray player will play a UHD Blu-ray disc. You'll need a UHD Blu-ray player. OPPO has not yet released such a player.

Your 103D can upscale lower resolution content to 4K...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-09-2016, 04:23 PM
Replies: 11,753
Views: 1,429,985
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ There's no problem doing that with any decently...

^ There's no problem doing that with any decently made drive. The power on/off sequence for USB is something USB drives are supposed to expect. No different than plugging or unplugging them from a...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-09-2016, 06:27 AM
Replies: 44,559
Views: 3,818,018
Posted By Bob Pariseau
Could be the USB cable has gotten damaged. Try...

Could be the USB cable has gotten damaged. Try another USB cable.
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-06-2016, 03:51 PM
Replies: 23,671
Views: 1,844,965
Posted By Bob Pariseau
***** This Bug Appears to be Fixed! ***** ...

***** This Bug Appears to be Fixed! *****

ROKU today pushed new software to the MHL version ROKU Streaming Stick. The new software is Version 7.2.0, Build 4100.

I just tested, and the MHL...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-05-2016, 08:40 AM
Replies: 23,671
Views: 1,844,965
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ I don't know. --Bob

^ I don't know.
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-05-2016, 07:30 AM
Replies: 23,671
Views: 1,844,965
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ The noise is built into the content on the...

^ The noise is built into the content on the disc. Without "Noise Shaping" in the recording process, the noise actually appears in the audible frequencies. That's why Noise Shaping is applied. It...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-05-2016, 06:04 AM
Replies: 13,740
Views: 1,122,908
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ Hang on. You've got the Thetis subwoofer wired...

^ Hang on. You've got the Thetis subwoofer wired to the Left Front / Right Front Analog outputs of the OPPO?

That's wrong. Cable from the Subwoofer output of the OPPO's multi-channel set to the...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-05-2016, 05:06 AM
Replies: 23,671
Views: 1,844,965
Posted By Bob Pariseau
Complaints to ROKU please. Your findings are...

Complaints to ROKU please.

Your findings are correct. ROKU pushed out firmware some months back which eliminated 1080p output from this generation of ROKU hardware. There's never been any...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-04-2016, 05:42 PM
Replies: 23,671
Views: 1,844,965
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ No idea on where to find meaningful HDMI jitter...

^ No idea on where to find meaningful HDMI jitter info.

Keep in mind that SACD's use of DSD digital audio format has substantial built in noise above 50kHz (an artifact of quantization "Noise...
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