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Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-22-2015, 05:05 PM
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Posted By jsmiddleton4
Not seen this before. This is the software...

Not seen this before. This is the software update screen on my new S6200. Seems like every thing else is working okay. Menus in English, etc. Currently have it unplugged. If it remains it'll be...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-21-2015, 02:55 PM
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Posted By jsmiddleton4
Getting harder and harder in the US to get the...

Getting harder and harder in the US to get the material off a copy protected bluray and to the mkv.
...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-21-2015, 07:53 AM
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Posted By jsmiddleton4
With the way it is becoming harder and harder to...

With the way it is becoming harder and harder to create MKV's from our blurays due to the copy protection suits, etc., I don't know if I can in good faith recommend media servers in any way. The...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-20-2015, 08:22 AM
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Posted By jsmiddleton4
Yes, interesting review of the S7200 yet still...

Yes, interesting review of the S7200 yet still not compelling reason to spend the premium for it over the S6200.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-16-2015, 07:59 PM
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Posted By jsmiddleton4
Looks like the x500's for 2015 are not going to...

Looks like the x500's for 2015 are not going to have a display to try and turn off.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-16-2015, 07:41 AM
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Posted By jsmiddleton4
I don't do high def flac so I have no idea. DSD...

I don't do high def flac so I have no idea. DSD from SACD via HDMI works great with the 6200.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-15-2015, 07:45 PM
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Posted By jsmiddleton4
Julio, What are you asking? What is the...

Julio,

What are you asking? What is the normal display on the rcvr when the input is DSD?

Volume....

Volume numbers are not standard between receivers. I don't quite understand the issue...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-15-2015, 07:06 PM
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Posted By jsmiddleton4
If the 7200 was 149 as it should be I'd buy one.

If the 7200 was 149 as it should be I'd buy one.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-15-2015, 11:45 AM
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Posted By jsmiddleton4
Probably sell my S790 over the next month or so...

Probably sell my S790 over the next month or so and replace it with a 6500. We'll see....
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-14-2015, 12:22 PM
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Posted By jsmiddleton4
Have been trying to hold on to using DVDFab until...

Have been trying to hold on to using DVDFab until my licenses expire and then plan on moving to Any DVD. May not be able to do so as DVDFab is having some kind of access issue, database issue, for...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-14-2015, 09:53 AM
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Posted By jsmiddleton4
"Well, then you had a problem with your S790 or...

"Well, then you had a problem with your S790 or your PC setup"

And you know this how?

Serviio is doing the work to make your media files accepted by the S790. That is not setting up a hard...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-14-2015, 09:52 AM
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Posted By jsmiddleton4
IMHO if you want a piece of media hardware that...

IMHO if you want a piece of media hardware that will playback "any" mkv, playback any audio codec wrapped in an mkv wrapper you need to get a dedicated media server. Even with playing the mkv's I've...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-14-2015, 09:47 AM
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Posted By jsmiddleton4
I have an S790 and it will not play back "any"...

I have an S790 and it will not play back "any" mkv over my network. For me the S790 is very narrow in terms of what it can and can't playback.

I've had no issues with supported mkv playback and...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-13-2015, 12:30 PM
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Posted By jsmiddleton4
If you want something today for bd and sacd I...

If you want something today for bd and sacd I recommend the Sony S6200. If you can wait a little bit the next round of Sony's look to be more standard in their design.

I wanted the 80fd to be...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-09-2015, 06:49 AM
Replies: 14
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Posted By jsmiddleton4
Mede8er 800X3D handles the externally attached...

Mede8er 800X3D handles the externally attached DVD drive perfectly. It is self powered. But it works just fine, controls just fine.

What is missing of course is the software package that would...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-08-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 14
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Posted By jsmiddleton4
I've been reading exactly what you've been...

I've been reading exactly what you've been writing. What you've been writing goes back and forth from hardware to software.

You are incorrect when you say this can't be done. It could be done. ...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-08-2015, 01:01 PM
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Posted By jsmiddleton4
"The media player KD-HD720 allows for an ext ...

"The media player KD-HD720 allows for an ext blu-ray pc burner to hook-up to USB and play your discs, i've tried and works ."

Anything fancy needing to be done?

I don't think I have an...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-08-2015, 12:58 PM
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Posted By jsmiddleton4
"build a HTPC and buy the appropriate software. "...

"build a HTPC and buy the appropriate software. "

You aren't making any sense. On the one hand you try and assign the ability to the hardware, hence a media player won't ever, on the other hand...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-08-2015, 08:03 AM
Replies: 14
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Posted By jsmiddleton4
"will be no in the future. " And you know...

"will be no in the future. "

And you know this how?

Any of the available bluray software playback packages can provide this. All the media player has to do is run that software.

Adding the...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-08-2015, 07:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 174
Posted By jsmiddleton4
The playback software allows the disk to be read....

The playback software allows the disk to be read. There's no technical reason in terms of the hardware that would prevent it.

Would need the media player to have the ability to see and control...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-06-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 174
Posted By jsmiddleton4
Media servers that will control an external bluray player?

With what's happening with bluray players, becoming more and more media servers instead of bluray players, was wondering if any of the new generation media players will allow for an external bluray...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-06-2015, 05:56 PM
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Posted By jsmiddleton4
Did some more testing of the S6200's local...

Did some more testing of the S6200's local network streaming capability. Archived my bluray for Bladerunner the Final Cut. It is DolbyTrueHD and Digital Dolby. When archived the archive assigns...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-06-2015, 01:57 PM
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Posted By jsmiddleton4
"So the S7200 isn't the "best" newer Sony Blu-ray...

"So the S7200 isn't the "best" newer Sony Blu-ray player...?"

Best is subjective. The S7200 is for all intentional purposes the same as the S6200 but with a 150 dollar premium for having it...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-06-2015, 01:48 PM
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Posted By jsmiddleton4
"it doesn't even have number keys" Well that...

"it doesn't even have number keys"

Well that is interesting.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-06-2015, 01:46 PM
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Posted By jsmiddleton4
"As I understand it using google's DNS settings...

"As I understand it using google's DNS settings bypass the service, sure just on the one device but i loose the advantages of the service."

Usually the client does not need any DNS information. ...
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