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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-26-2015, 07:51 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
ARC never sets speakers LARGE on its own. In the...

ARC never sets speakers LARGE on its own. In the Targets window of the ARC setup application you can force ARC to treat speakers as Full Range, which means no Crossover processing.

I forget how...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-26-2015, 05:27 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ Yes. Or on HDMI input , or played as a media...

^ Yes. Or on HDMI input , or played as a media file on an attached drive or over the house network.
--Bob
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-26-2015, 04:48 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ ARC calculates and uploads a number of...

^ ARC calculates and uploads a number of different things including the Crossover settings, the speaker volume trims, and the Room Correction Parameters (which are not visible in the Setup menu). ...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-26-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 12,909
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
Items that can only be selected through on-disc...

Items that can only be selected through on-disc menus (such as alternate movie versions) will require a monitor -- or memorizing the commands needed on the remote to make that selection. You might...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-26-2015, 04:33 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ Alas, no. The data path for the USB DAC input...

^ Alas, no. The data path for the USB DAC input goes straight to the DACs. So no audio processing is possible. Basically all you get is Volume control.
--Bob
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-26-2015, 01:15 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
I'd say yes. Note that when you redo the ARC...

I'd say yes. Note that when you redo the ARC setup it will turn the ADVANCED setting back on and upload the Crossover choices it calculates are best.
--Bob
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-26-2015, 01:13 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
No CEC support in the AVM or Statement D2...

No CEC support in the AVM or Statement D2 prepros. The basic problem with CEC is that manufacturers are allowed to make proprietary implementations, meaning you get problems unless you buy all your...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-25-2015, 04:50 PM
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Views: 1,061,818
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ When you are getting video but no sound, use...

^ When you are getting video but no sound, use Info button on the OPPO remote to bring up the on-screen display. The top line will show what the OPPO is receiving for audio. The bottom line will...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-25-2015, 12:35 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
OPPO used to do that in the older players --...

OPPO used to do that in the older players -- -15dB down regardless of whether Crossover was engaged.

They got enough push back, that they improved it for these players. Of course no additional...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-25-2015, 11:17 AM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
Well that can't be it because if you play the 5.1...

Well that can't be it because if you play the 5.1 LPCM test track from AIX Audio Calibration Blu-ray using the multi-channel Analog outs, the LFE test is down -15dB with Crossover enabled (compared...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-25-2015, 06:01 AM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
splotten, I can't quote your post in the normal...

splotten,
I can't quote your post in the normal way because the source thread is "closed", but in this post:
...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-25-2015, 05:43 AM
Replies: 12,909
Views: 1,061,818
Posted By Bob Pariseau
I apologize to folks coming into this discussion...

I apologize to folks coming into this discussion cold. There's some thread hopping going on here at the request of the mods, and so there will be a period where some posts/replies appear out of...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-25-2015, 05:31 AM
Replies: 1,408
Views: 108,728
Posted By Bob Pariseau
markus767, Per the request from the mods,...

markus767,

Per the request from the mods, I'll quote and respond to your post above in the 105 player thread.
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-24-2015, 10:18 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 36,224
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ They are at the same level AFTER attenuation. ...

^ They are at the same level AFTER attenuation. They have to be or they can't be added and retain balance with respect to each other. Keep in mind the combined signal is getting the same +15dB...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-24-2015, 10:06 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 36,224
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ Two coherent signals at 0dB sum to +6dB. Two...

^ Two coherent signals at 0dB sum to +6dB. Two uncorrelated signals at 0dB sum to +3dB. So guess which one fails the test?
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-24-2015, 09:50 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 36,224
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ You are rushing your math. LFE at full scale...

^ You are rushing your math. LFE at full scale gets attenuated -5dB. Steered bass gets attenuated -15dB. These are summed. The result is a combined signal which is down -15dB compared to the...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-24-2015, 09:40 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 36,224
Posted By Bob Pariseau
Incorrect. If the LFE is at 0dbfs, there is 5dB...

Incorrect. If the LFE is at 0dbfs, there is 5dB headroom for steered bass. That's how the additional -5dB attenuation of LFE (prior to summation) comes into play.

It's after midnight here. Try...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-24-2015, 09:34 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 36,224
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^^ Yes of course the LFE channel can be recorded...

^^ Yes of course the LFE channel can be recorded at 0dbfs. And as you correctly point out, that will, in the end, be rendered 10dB hotter than any other speaker channel recorded at 0dbfs.

But the...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-24-2015, 09:20 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 36,224
Posted By Bob Pariseau
Yes, that diagram comes from Dolby's authoring...

Yes, that diagram comes from Dolby's authoring guidelines which are available online. It is Dolby's explanation to authors of how bass management will work, so that authors can take this into...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-24-2015, 08:40 PM
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Views: 3,243,155
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ I have to ask the obvious question: Did you...

^ I have to ask the obvious question: Did you check that the Subtitle Shift value in Setup was not left at a setting to shift the subtitles that low?

Alternatively, Press and Hold the Subtitles...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-24-2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 36,224
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ The bass management implementation diagram...

^ The bass management implementation diagram Dolby includes in its authoring guidelines was posted above.

Keeping in mind that the LFE content is recorded ALREADY -10dB down, that diagram tells...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-24-2015, 07:56 PM
Replies: 1,408
Views: 108,728
Posted By Bob Pariseau
steveting99, I responded to your question in...

steveting99,
I responded to your question in the "disappointed" thread.
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-24-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 36,224
Posted By Bob Pariseau
You've got it backwards. The authors are told...

You've got it backwards. The authors are told that the same bass management will be used despite the addition of 2 more Surround channels. Thus authors that want to put a lot of bass in all the...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-24-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 21,279
Views: 1,684,687
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ I suggest you get in touch with OPPO Tech...

^ I suggest you get in touch with OPPO Tech Support regarding your Netflix issue. I've got nothing more specific to offer.

OPPO suggests folks with Netflix problems set the player to use the...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-24-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 21,279
Views: 1,684,687
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ I think you may have misread my post. The HDMI...

^ I think you may have misread my post. The HDMI cable is unlikely to have anything to do with your Netflix issue. The HDMI cable might -- and it was just tossed out as an example you likely hadn't...
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