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Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-27-2017, 01:09 PM
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Posted By curlyjive
It's possible but I highly doubt it. I don't...

It's possible but I highly doubt it. I don't think the Sony is able to do this, so an EDID won't make it happen. The luminance slider does work, but there is no free lunch just like all the other...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-27-2017, 01:06 PM
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Posted By curlyjive
I think that is only true for people who can and...

I think that is only true for people who can and want to use HDR. if you are looking for SDR BT2020, it doesn't look like this will get you there.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-27-2017, 12:40 PM
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Posted By curlyjive
It appears not from my testing. I think...

It appears not from my testing.

I think Sony has gone an entirely different route with HDR to SDR conversion. It seems to me they are converting to Rec709 only but exaggerating colors a bit to...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-27-2017, 10:41 AM
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Posted By curlyjive
I tried that in earlier firmware versions and it...

I tried that in earlier firmware versions and it didn't change anything. I'd have to try it again, but I wouldn't want to use that as a solution.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-26-2017, 11:48 AM
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Posted By curlyjive
Fixing the clipping should be fairly easy....

Fixing the clipping should be fairly easy. Getting rid of crush should be fixable to. Agree that refining luminance mapping might well reduce the banding. I hope they will continue to work on this. ...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-26-2017, 10:45 AM
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Posted By curlyjive
I'm pretty sure the Panasonic is doing some kind...

I'm pretty sure the Panasonic is doing some kind of processing. The image is less noisy, hut looks a bit too smooth. The oppo looks more detailed to me. Doing sdr bt2020, I think the oppo looks like...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-25-2017, 12:59 PM
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Posted By curlyjive
Yes

Yes
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-25-2017, 11:40 AM
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Posted By curlyjive
Anyone ever have been an issue where you are in...

Anyone ever have been an issue where you are in the settings menu and you select something you want to adjust but as soon as that menu opens it kicks you right back to the main settings menu. This...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-25-2017, 08:42 AM
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Posted By curlyjive
They don't say you can't get the free movies even...

They don't say you can't get the free movies even if you return the player. Which is likely the case for me.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-25-2017, 12:37 AM
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Posted By curlyjive
I'd hardly call over 2 months instant...

I'd hardly call over 2 months instant gratification. I'd be a lot more patient if oppo would say they are committed to improving sdr conversion. But they won't say that.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-24-2017, 04:51 PM
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Posted By curlyjive
Some very odd things. First the setting of...

Some very odd things. First the setting of projector vs TV alters how dark or bright the picture is. On a projector, projector eliminates clipping but gamma looks off and black level elevated. I...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-24-2017, 01:40 PM
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Posted By curlyjive
So if I return mine, can I still qualify for the...

So if I return mine, can I still qualify for the free UHD Movies?:D
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-24-2017, 01:38 PM
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Posted By curlyjive
Not only are there inaccuracies here, but most of...

Not only are there inaccuracies here, but most of it is straight from the product literature. Crap reviews like this are a complete disservice to those who want a really critical in depth review by...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-24-2017, 01:22 PM
Replies: 489
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Posted By curlyjive
Did you see any settings that would go with this...

Did you see any settings that would go with this feature:

"4K HDR to SDR conversion (When playing 4K HDR content on a 4K SDR television the UBP-X800 utilizes a unique Sony algorithm that you can...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-24-2017, 01:19 PM
Replies: 86
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Posted By curlyjive
I wish Sony had published the manual. Wife picked...

I wish Sony had published the manual. Wife picked mine up so I will play with it tonight. would like to read what settings correlate with this:

"4K HDR to SDR conversion (
When playing 4K HDR...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-24-2017, 12:02 PM
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Posted By curlyjive
Will be picking one up tonight. Main need is hdr...

Will be picking one up tonight. Main need is hdr to sdr bt2020 conversion with an hdfury integral. I currently have the oppo and Panasonic players to compare. Oppo is already going back so it will be...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-24-2017, 10:38 AM
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Posted By curlyjive
Probably a handshake issue somewhere. Turn...

Probably a handshake issue somewhere. Turn everything off and unplug the linker. Then make sure the EDID is correct when the linker is powered back on. See if that resolves it.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-24-2017, 10:29 AM
Replies: 489
Views: 16,663
Posted By curlyjive
Right but how do you know what the target is...

Right but how do you know what the target is going from 2020 to 709 if there is no standard defining how to map?

It's easy if you have a 709 source and you measure it and see if it hits the...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-24-2017, 10:03 AM
Replies: 489
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Posted By curlyjive
True but, there is no standard for how to map...

True but, there is no standard for how to map from a point in BT2020 to a point in 709 is there?
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-24-2017, 09:56 AM
Replies: 489
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Posted By curlyjive
How did he test this? As mentioned, there is no...

How did he test this? As mentioned, there is no agreed upon standard for HDR to SDR conversion, in either BT709 or BT2020 form.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-24-2017, 09:07 AM
Replies: 489
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Posted By curlyjive
Just got an email from BB that mine is ready to...

Just got an email from BB that mine is ready to pickup. Should get to test it a bit tonight.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-24-2017, 08:44 AM
Replies: 489
Views: 16,663
Posted By curlyjive
From hearing others compare the Phillips to the...

From hearing others compare the Phillips to the Panasonic, it doesn't look as good when converting to SDR Bt2020. I can't confirm that, as I've never seen the Phillips
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-24-2017, 08:24 AM
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Posted By curlyjive
Ruh-Roh!

Ruh-Roh!
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-24-2017, 07:53 AM
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Posted By curlyjive
You're right, I meant the UHD version. I have a...

You're right, I meant the UHD version. I have a ROKU 4k sitting in the box that I had planned to run through the Oppo 203 input....lol:D
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-24-2017, 07:27 AM
Replies: 11,759
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Posted By curlyjive
I hear you. I feel the same way about it. When I...

I hear you. I feel the same way about it. When I had the Panny originally, every time I would A/B test I would get so caught up it how much nicer the 203 is build wise. I'm getting over it though....
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