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Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-26-2014, 07:08 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
How do you expect sound to be created to send to...

How do you expect sound to be created to send to your two new Height speakers? It has to be done by some math in your AVR. For most AVRs, such processing is not available for multi-channel Analog...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-26-2014, 08:10 AM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ OPPO Tech Support often monitor their email...

^ OPPO Tech Support often monitor their email even on weekends.

The usual reason to get pops or snaps using the Analog outputs is that you have a ground level problem in your system -- a DC bias...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-26-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 11,334
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
This has been discussed several times. If...

This has been discussed several times. If everything is working correctly, there is no reason to prefer any of the three output formats: YCbCr 4:4:4, YCbCr 4:2:2, or RGB Video Level. (RGB PC Level...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-26-2014, 07:36 AM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
If that box is built like every other set top...

If that box is built like every other set top box, its Analog audio outputs will only carry Stereo audio. Instead, running Optical from it to the AVR should give you multi-channel audio for programs...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-26-2014, 07:26 AM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ Again, the HDMI digital data captures OPPO has...

^ Again, the HDMI digital data captures OPPO has done show this not to be the case. They run files with specific pixel values (Luma and the 2 Color Differences) through the player and capture the...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-26-2014, 07:09 AM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
I guarantee you it is not clipping when the OPPO...

I guarantee you it is not clipping when the OPPO Picture Adjustment settings are all set at their factory default (0) values.

The Dynamic Range High chart on Spears & Munsil shows separate,...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-25-2014, 10:43 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
Pure Audio blanks the TV screen. Think of it as...

Pure Audio blanks the TV screen. Think of it as minimalist visualization.
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-25-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 11,334
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ Correct. At the moment, Gapless playback is...

^ Correct. At the moment, Gapless playback is only available for attached storage.

By the way, even during Gapless play, within a given track you can use the Go To button and entire a new time...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-25-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 11,334
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
Are you sure you are initiating Gapless playback...

Are you sure you are initiating Gapless playback correctly? On the music playback screen, does it show "Gapless" over the time line?

To initiate Gapless play, highlight the starting track in the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-25-2014, 04:30 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
There is a known, but fortunately rare, problem...

There is a known, but fortunately rare, problem which can cause the firmware of an original D2 (not the newer D2v) to be corrupted in a power failure. What happens is that some other part of your...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-25-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 1,658
Views: 185,450
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ The whole jitter thing is being blown out of...

^ The whole jitter thing is being blown out of proportion, but that aside, the claim has been that at least one poster can hear the difference on the Analog audio outputs when HDMI Audio is set to...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-25-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 17,758
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
The OPPO 103 does not clip Peak Whites -- unless...

The OPPO 103 does not clip Peak Whites -- unless of course you are using RGB PC Level as your output format, which does clip those by definition.

Either your calibrator got confused or there is a...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-25-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 4,755
Views: 364,796
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ AVS does not allow discussion of hacked player...

^ AVS does not allow discussion of hacked player firmware, particularly if it is for sale.

Discussion of Region Free modifications is OK.
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-25-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 1,658
Views: 185,450
Posted By Bob Pariseau
There are two separate things here regarding the...

There are two separate things here regarding the advice on Volume.

First of all, the 105 has very high quality Analog audio output Volume control. Those comments you cited refer to that. I.e.,...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-24-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 39,364
Views: 4,878,164
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ They would only need to borrow your disc if it...

^ They would only need to borrow your disc if it was one they could not readily purchase. These reports don't get trashed. But if it's a decoder problem they also can't give you a trial fix since...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-24-2014, 10:11 AM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ If you connect HDMI output from the OPPO to a...

^ If you connect HDMI output from the OPPO to a Marantz Input you will have an HDMI loop. Consider that when playing movies the Marantz will also be sending HDMI to the OPPO's input. And when...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-23-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 4,755
Views: 364,796
Posted By Bob Pariseau
Those are "Set and Forget" settings for people...

Those are "Set and Forget" settings for people who like Darbee but don't want to be constantly tweaking it for different content quality. For HD content, Darbee Hi-def 35%. For SD content, Darbee...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-23-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 17,758
Views: 1,389,191
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ Give OPPO Tech Support a call and let them walk...

^ Give OPPO Tech Support a call and let them walk through the options with you. It's possible your player needs Warranty service. They can explain options for cleaning the laser lens as well.
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-22-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 17,758
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ I should add that when you select explicit 480i...

^ I should add that when you select explicit 480i or 480p output along with "16:9 Wide/Auto", then the player DOES add the pillar box bars to 4:3 content, and changes the output flag to indicate the...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-22-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 17,758
Views: 1,389,191
Posted By Bob Pariseau
Actually this is correct behavior. SD-DVD uses...

Actually this is correct behavior. SD-DVD uses "variable width pixels" to encode 16:9 and 4:3 content into the same count of content pixels on disc -- 720x480 pixels *EITHER WAY*.

If you do the...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-21-2014, 11:24 AM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ Check Setup > Video Setup > Display Settings >...

^ Check Setup > Video Setup > Display Settings > Subtitle Shift. You can also adjust this by pressing and holding the Subtitles button on the remote for a few seconds. Then Up/Down arrow to adjust...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-21-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 11,151
Views: 1,360,793
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ Get a flashlight and check the HDMI sockets and...

^ Get a flashlight and check the HDMI sockets and plugs for bent pins -- both ends of every cable in the HDMI signal path.

Note that new cables came sometimes be the cause of problems because...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-21-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 17,758
Views: 1,389,191
Posted By Bob Pariseau
Yep. Go figur.... Presumably it's not an issue...

Yep. Go figur.... Presumably it's not an issue because the ARC audio is so low bandwidth compared to the normal HDMI video usage.

A more interesting question is whether all the Redmere cables...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-21-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 42,983
Views: 3,616,609
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ That's what I get for not Quoting. Poster...

^ That's what I get for not Quoting.

Poster barhoram apparently deleted his question regarding failed video output and firmware install failure on a used D2v.
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-20-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 17,758
Views: 1,389,191
Posted By Bob Pariseau
It's possible the laser lens picked up a bit of...

It's possible the laser lens picked up a bit of dust that has since gotten dislodged during further playback or the act of changing the disc.
--Bob
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