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Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   12-21-2014, 06:14 AM
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Posted By wmcclain
A favorite bit: we see Clooney in the tub...

A favorite bit: we see Clooney in the tub surrounded by girly candle-lit ambience, thinking huh? Then realize it is her dream.

That storyline is wrapped up in another book. She appears at his...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-20-2014, 07:33 PM
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Posted By wmcclain
From the release notes from an update last Feb: ...

From the release notes from an update last Feb:



-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   12-20-2014, 03:43 PM
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Posted By wmcclain
I think... Elmore Leonard, George Clooney,...

I think... Elmore Leonard, George Clooney, Jennifer Lopez... Out of Sight.

There was a short-lived Karen Sisco tv series. Was that any good?

-Bill
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-20-2014, 02:36 PM
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Views: 3,209,721
Posted By wmcclain
Correct. Wife? You can't believe the problems my...

Correct. Wife? You can't believe the problems my cats create with the remotes.

-Bill
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-20-2014, 02:29 PM
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Posted By wmcclain
You can turn off firmware notification in Setup. ...

You can turn off firmware notification in Setup.

There is not automatic firmware update, but as you say, someone might choose "yes" if prompted.

-Bill
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-20-2014, 08:56 AM
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Views: 2,082,803
Posted By wmcclain
I don't know to compare DLNA quality across...

I don't know to compare DLNA quality across products. Some of this depends on the server.

The PS3 probably gets longer firmware support than any other player.

Are you in the US? (Later: I see...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   12-20-2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 37
Posted By wmcclain
You might try this thread:...

You might try this thread: http://www.avsforum.com/forum/149-blu-ray-players/959985-official-help-me-choose-player-thread-can-t-decide-start-here.html

Give them a price range. OPPO supports dts in...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   12-19-2014, 03:43 PM
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Posted By wmcclain
Two errors, and too late. -Bill

Two errors, and too late.

-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   12-19-2014, 03:37 PM
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Posted By wmcclain
As Kilgore hints (wait a minute, no he doesn't),...

As Kilgore hints (wait a minute, no he doesn't), the "?" is not part of the title, but we are a kindly thread starter, so with equal times stamps you both indeed get a point. I think that's happened...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-19-2014, 02:54 PM
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Posted By wmcclain
It gives you a choice as to which device does the...

It gives you a choice as to which device does the scaling, the player or the display. One might be better than the other.

It's not moot in that a 1080 image upscaled to 4K cannot be the same as a...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   12-19-2014, 02:48 PM
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Posted By wmcclain
Name this movie. Answer: Who Framed...

Name this movie.

Answer:


Who Framed Roger Rabbit


-Bill
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-19-2014, 02:31 PM
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Posted By wmcclain
The OPPO does not accept any 4K sources, it only...

The OPPO does not accept any 4K sources, it only upscales to 4K.

-Bill
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-19-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 17,411
Views: 2,082,803
Posted By wmcclain
I have the same router, different 46" Samsung,...

I have the same router, different 46" Samsung, and several OPPO players. I play MKV files and the occasional MP4. I used wired ethernet because it's convenient to do so.

The -103/105 players...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-19-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 27,358
Views: 3,209,721
Posted By wmcclain
I have that title. Both the Blu-ray and DVD play...

I have that title. Both the Blu-ray and DVD play without issue on my player with firmware 82-1009.

Before upgrading the firmware, you might try it on another player to make sure it is not the...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   12-18-2014, 06:45 PM
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Views: 113,628
Posted By wmcclain
Correct! ...

Correct!

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/6/65/TheMatador2006.jpg

-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   12-18-2014, 06:24 PM
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Posted By wmcclain
Still available. -Bill

Still available.

-Bill
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-18-2014, 09:20 AM
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Posted By wmcclain
We have a failure to communicate. -Bill

We have a failure to communicate.

-Bill
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-18-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 19,422
Views: 1,558,623
Posted By wmcclain
Your local network and the internet are different...

Your local network and the internet are different things. The signal strength is a local characteristic. You may not even have an internet connection. Use the Connection Test in Setup to verify that...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-18-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 19,422
Views: 1,558,623
Posted By wmcclain
No, the apps have nothing to do with OPPO's...

No, the apps have nothing to do with OPPO's network. That's used only for firmware notification and updates. You can test it with Connection Test in Setup.

-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   12-17-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 4,883
Views: 113,628
Posted By wmcclain
That's half right... ...but this is...

That's half right...



...but this is all correct. Was supposed to be more difficult, you villain.

Review: Duck, You Sucker (1971).

-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   12-17-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 1,450
Views: 189,199
Posted By wmcclain
Duck, You Sucker (1971)...

Duck, You Sucker (1971) (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0067140/), directed by Sergio Leone.

In 1913 Mexico, a scruffy bandit patriarch picks up a disillusioned Irish revolutionary who specializes in...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   12-17-2014, 12:00 PM
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Views: 113,628
Posted By wmcclain
Name this movie. Answer: Duck, You...

Name this movie.

Answer:


Duck, You Sucker (1971)


-Bill
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-17-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 19,422
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Posted By wmcclain
It's a metal box. I'm guessing cheaper ones are...

It's a metal box. I'm guessing cheaper ones are plastic. Propagating RF through an enclosed metal box is difficult. See: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Faraday_cage

-Bill
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-17-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 19,422
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Posted By wmcclain
Opinions vary. It has not bothered me, but you...

Opinions vary. It has not bothered me, but you should test it for yourself and trust your eyes.



Well, yes. One has QDEO and the other doesn't. That's a difference.

However, Mediatek alone...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-17-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 27,358
Views: 3,209,721
Posted By wmcclain
They don't do it to be mean to you. It was the...

They don't do it to be mean to you. It was the hardware design standard at the time. Disks larger than 2TB require GPT partition support which was not available on the components they chose.

-Bill
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