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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-10-2014, 05:24 AM
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Posted By gsr
Yeah, the sound was going through 2 preamp stages...

Yeah, the sound was going through 2 preamp stages - the one in the AVP and the one in your receiver. So the sound was ultimately limited by how good your receiver was and somewhat compromised by...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-10-2014, 05:10 AM
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Posted By gsr
^ IIRC (https://www.google.com/#q=iirc) = If I...

^ IIRC (https://www.google.com/#q=iirc) = If I Remember Correctly.

FWIW (for what it's worth...), there was no sarcasm intended in my response. My point was that if you can't notice a difference...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-10-2014, 04:16 AM
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Posted By gsr
Using a receiver as your power amp and then...

Using a receiver as your power amp and then replacing it with pretty much any competent separate power amp probably should have resulted in the sort of differences you're experiencing. In your...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-10-2014, 03:56 AM
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Posted By gsr
IIRC, their extreme quality is equivalent to high...

IIRC, their extreme quality is equivalent to high bit rate MP3 files (320 kb/s). I would think there would be a LOT more difference in audio quality between that and FLAC (or quality high bitrate...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-09-2014, 06:09 PM
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Posted By gsr
Thanks, I'll give that a try and see how it goes....

Thanks, I'll give that a try and see how it goes.

Edit: I've submitted a support question to Denon indicating that I'm experiencing the issue and requesting the same resolution that others have...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-09-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 25,547
Posted By gsr
What's the process to go through to get to the...

What's the process to go through to get to the right people in order to get this offer? Given the option to pay $300 to get a brand new one with a full 3 year warranty, I don't think I'd consider...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   07-09-2014, 04:10 AM
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Views: 515,167
Posted By gsr
The shelf pegs can be ordered from Salamander.

The shelf pegs can be ordered from Salamander.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-04-2014, 05:50 PM
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Views: 52,503
Posted By gsr
It definitely should have worked in that you...

It definitely should have worked in that you should have had audio - all of the outputs are always active.


It would work, but I question why you would want to do it that way. If you decide to...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-04-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 17,630
Views: 1,366,891
Posted By gsr
I'm not upset and you didn't attribute me to...

I'm not upset and you didn't attribute me to anything I didn't write. I was just trying to point out that your reply didn't seem at all relevant to what I wrote. I give up... :)
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-04-2014, 05:05 PM
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Posted By gsr
:confused: Huh? The post you quoted WAS my post...

:confused: Huh? The post you quoted WAS my post and attributed to me, but had nothing to do with the comments you made.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-04-2014, 04:54 PM
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Posted By gsr
It might make sense to edit your post to quote...

It might make sense to edit your post to quote the person the above is intended for, as it certainly isn't me. ;)
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-04-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 651
Views: 52,503
Posted By gsr
Yes, that's fine. Just make sure you go into the...

Yes, that's fine. Just make sure you go into the setup menu and configure the stereo outputs to be front left/right instead of the default stereo downmix. Otherwise you'll end up with odd results...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-04-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 4,615
Views: 348,514
Posted By gsr
Huh? The 103D uses the MediaTek SOC for all...

Huh? The 103D uses the MediaTek SOC for all deinterlacing and scaling other than to 4K, which is handled by the VRS processor. The "standard" 103 uses the QDEO for 4K scaling but is otherwise the...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-04-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 651
Views: 52,503
Posted By gsr
As far as we know, it's a limitation imposed by...

As far as we know, it's a limitation imposed by the app providers.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-04-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 17,630
Views: 1,366,891
Posted By gsr
Rather than hoping that Oppo will address an...

Rather than hoping that Oppo will address an issue, make sure you contact them with your concern to make sure they're aware of the interactions you're experiencing. Make sure you include the details...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-02-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 1,016
Views: 72,503
Posted By gsr
The point that others were trying to make about...

The point that others were trying to make about Atmos is that integrating the changes required to take advantage of Atmos in an existing system are going to be problematic for a lot of people. The...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-02-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 1,628
Views: 180,648
Posted By gsr
I'm sure. Licensing restrictions won't allow it.

I'm sure. Licensing restrictions won't allow it.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-02-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 26,269
Views: 1,976,873
Posted By gsr
Atmos doesn't really excite me because ceiling...

Atmos doesn't really excite me because ceiling speakers really won't work in my room and the alternative solution of either replacing my main speakers with speakers that have a top firing component...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-02-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 1,628
Views: 180,648
Posted By gsr
Yeah, the only way to get DSD out of the Oppo so...

Yeah, the only way to get DSD out of the Oppo so another DAC can do the conversion to analog is via the HDMI outputs. The other digital outputs (optical / coax) won't have anything (not even PCM due...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-02-2014, 04:36 AM
Replies: 26,269
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Posted By gsr
Congrats! There's a company in Germany...

Congrats!

There's a company in Germany (IIRC) that does do extensive (and expensive) mods to the AVP that seem to have received favorable reviews, but that's most likely not practical unless you...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-02-2014, 04:28 AM
Replies: 11,271
Views: 874,753
Posted By gsr
In addition to what Bob said, your receiver might...

In addition to what Bob said, your receiver might have 12 volt trigger outputs you could use but you didn't give enough information (such as brand and model) for anyone to give you a definitive...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-01-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 4,615
Views: 348,514
Posted By gsr
The HA-1 will not output DSD in a digital form. ...

The HA-1 will not output DSD in a digital form. It will accept DSD as an input, but all of it's outputs are analog.
Forum: Rear Projection Units   06-27-2014, 02:38 AM
Replies: 2,679
Views: 369,521
Posted By gsr
Other than eliminating a cable, there's...

Other than eliminating a cable, there's absolutely no advantage to ARC as it doesn't support the high res audio formats such as Dolby True HD or DTS HD Master Audio. So I honestly wouldn't worry...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   06-24-2014, 03:34 AM
Replies: 1,628
Views: 180,648
Posted By gsr
This belongs in the threads discussing future...

This belongs in the threads discussing future products, as hardware changes will most likely be needed to support it.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   06-24-2014, 03:31 AM
Replies: 1,628
Views: 180,648
Posted By gsr
Just make sure you go into the setup menu and...

Just make sure you go into the setup menu and configure the 2 channel outputs to be front left and right instead of a 2 channel down mix or you'll end up with weird results.


I'm going to bow out...
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