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Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-28-2014, 04:39 AM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
You can try the various charts with color ramps....

You can try the various charts with color ramps. But quantization artifacts are tough to see because only thin lines will be different from what they should be.
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-27-2014, 06:09 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ The Rule of Thumb is to leave the Picture...

^ The Rule of Thumb is to leave the Picture Adjustment settings in the OPPO at their factory default (0) values. The OPPO puts out "reference" level video on HDMI when set that way.

Any...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-27-2014, 05:46 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
I've found that Ratatouille Chapter 10 scene I've...

I've found that Ratatouille Chapter 10 scene I've talked bout many times now is good for testing this as well. If you need to apply dithering then the Color Space choices without dithering will show...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-27-2014, 05:35 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
All digital Displays need to dither at some point...

All digital Displays need to dither at some point before the pixels light up to eliminate quantization artifacts. For most folks, that happens by default in their Display and they don't need to OPPO...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-27-2014, 05:09 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ Use the contact form. --Bob

^ Use the contact form.
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-27-2014, 04:02 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ If it's the cable that came with the player,...

^ If it's the cable that came with the player, then sure, it is covered by the player's warranty.
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-27-2014, 03:43 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
It never hurts to email such stuff to OPPO Tech...

It never hurts to email such stuff to OPPO Tech Support to see if they can pull the rabbit out of the hat -- perhaps in future firmware.
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-27-2014, 03:39 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
Having an HDMI cable fail on you is a right of...

Having an HDMI cable fail on you is a right of passage. HDMI.ORG would probably describe it as a character builder.

Most likely the failure is internal to the cable -- a conductor break inside...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-27-2014, 03:30 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
I just checked this again in my setup with my...

I just checked this again in my setup with my test 103, and I don't see any such clipping.

Tested with Spears & Munsil v2, Blu-ray > Advanced Video > Setup. In this section of this calibration...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-27-2014, 01:50 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
A 2TB partition (using MBR) will work if the...

A 2TB partition (using MBR) will work if the partition is formatted in a supported file system. See the FAQ -- link at the top of the first post of this thread.

The 10x players also support GPT...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-27-2014, 01:47 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ I believe OPPO's intent is that you do the...

^ I believe OPPO's intent is that you do the addition: Total time = Elapsed time + Remaining time

The app provided by Netflix takes control of the entirety of the user interface and only allows...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-27-2014, 01:33 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
No official hints yet. Let me check my...

No official hints yet. Let me check my unofficial sources:

* shake shake shake *

ASK.AGAIN.LATER THE.FUTURE.IS.HAZY

--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-27-2014, 07:37 AM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ I know of no way to apply that mod except via a...

^ I know of no way to apply that mod except via a burned, optical disc.
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-27-2014, 05:59 AM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ And NO firmware for the 93/95 players includes...

^ And NO firmware for the 93/95 players includes Cinavia detection.
--Bob
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
Replies: 17,760
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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
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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
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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
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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...
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