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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: 11,324
Views: 887,204
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: 11,324
Views: 887,204
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
Replies: 42,980
Views: 3,614,766
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: 1,655
Views: 184,888
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: 17,734
Views: 1,386,619
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: 4,740
Views: 362,641
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: 1,655
Views: 184,888
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: 4,876,580
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
Replies: 675
Views: 56,159
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: 4,740
Views: 362,641
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: 17,734
Views: 1,386,619
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: 17,734
Views: 1,386,619
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: 17,734
Views: 1,386,619
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
Replies: 17,734
Views: 1,386,619
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: 11,146
Views: 1,360,028
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: 17,734
Views: 1,386,619
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: 42,980
Views: 3,614,766
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: 17,734
Views: 1,386,619
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
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-20-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 17,734
Views: 1,386,619
Posted By Bob Pariseau
A Redmere technology cable has an active circuit...

A Redmere technology cable has an active circuit in the plug at one end. First, that means these cables are directional -- you have to be sure you have it plugged in the correct way around. And...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-20-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 17,734
Views: 1,386,619
Posted By Bob Pariseau
OK, a couple basic questions here: 1) Are...

OK, a couple basic questions here:

1) Are you sure this is Pure Mode? In particular, is the Front Panel Display text going to black as well, and does that then come back after you press Pure...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-20-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 42,980
Views: 3,614,766
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ Get in touch with Anthem tech support. They...

^ Get in touch with Anthem tech support. They may already have history with this unit (they'll need the serial number).

There are several reasons why the video board might not be working, and...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-18-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 42,980
Views: 3,614,766
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ Yes, any player with that level of Netflix app...

^ Yes, any player with that level of Netflix app should be settable to HDMI LPCM output. You will get LPCM 5.1 instead of the DD+ Bitstream. For example the OPPO BDP-103 can be used this way.
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-17-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 675
Views: 56,159
Posted By Bob Pariseau
Also, the latest iOS app requires the latest...

Also, the latest iOS app requires the latest player firmware. Check Setup > Device Setup > Firmware Information. The "Main" firmware version number should end "0515".

If you are trying to use the...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-17-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 11,324
Views: 887,204
Posted By Bob Pariseau
The answer.

The answer.
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