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Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-23-2017, 08:23 AM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
Set the -6dB switch in the Yamaha, and then ALSO...

Set the -6dB switch in the Yamaha, and then ALSO check again for Clipping Of those XLR inputs. You might find you still need to lower Volume a few steps in the OPPO -- perhaps to 97 or 98. Each step...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-23-2017, 08:14 AM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
Your Yamaha has a preamp built in. Lowering...

Your Yamaha has a preamp built in.

Lowering the output Volume of the Yamaha won't fix Clipping that's happening at its inputs. Clipping there is due to more voltage on the input cables than the...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-23-2017, 07:27 AM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
Ahzari, Keep in mind that if you are using the...

Ahzari,
Keep in mind that if you are using the XLR outs, they are +6dB hotter by design. Depending on the headroom in the XLR inputs of your preamp, and whether or not they already account for the...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-23-2017, 06:51 AM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
Yes. The player's "best" Analog audio output is...

Yes. The player's "best" Analog audio output is at Volume 100 (or Fixed, which does the same thing). Perhaps reduced just a few dB if needed to insure the inputs of your preamp don't Clip during...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-22-2017, 11:52 AM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
These two posts should have the information you...

These two posts should have the information you are looking for:
...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-22-2017, 11:24 AM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
Where did you spot that? What page? That's not...

Where did you spot that? What page? That's not correct.
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-22-2017, 11:19 AM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ Correct. No audio processing of any type can...

^ Correct. No audio processing of any type can happen when you engage DSD-Direct-to-Analog Conversion. That includes down-mixing.

If you prefer to continue using DSD to the DACs, see if the disc...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-22-2017, 06:37 AM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
The outputs of the player are probably not...

The outputs of the player are probably not overloaded. The DESIGNED Volume level of the OPPO is 100. What may be happening is that you are Clipping the inputs of the AVM 60.

However, Volume 85...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-22-2017, 06:25 AM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
Remember when people used to get all hot and...

Remember when people used to get all hot and bothered about fan noise? There is no fan in the 205 (or 203). It is passively cooled -- quite well, I might add -- using all those vents in the chassis. ...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-21-2017, 10:53 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
If you experience this with any UHD disc, your...

If you experience this with any UHD disc, your first thought should be to Clean The Disc. Do this even if the disc LOOKs pristine to the eye.

We've seen way too many of these UHD discs getting...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-21-2017, 10:45 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
If you use dual HDMI cabling -- Main HDMI for...

If you use dual HDMI cabling -- Main HDMI for video and Audio HDMI for audio -- the 205 adds a new Audio Jitter Reduction Circuit on the Audio HDMI output that's not found on the 203.

It's not yet...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-21-2017, 11:43 AM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
The Consumer Electronics industry pays thousands...

The Consumer Electronics industry pays thousands of people big bucks to make sure this is always the case.

Short of converting your entertainment interests to shadow puppets and square dancing,...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   05-21-2017, 08:55 AM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
The iOS app connects to the Sonica via Wifi from...

The iOS app connects to the Sonica via Wifi from the phone to your house network, and then either Wifi or Ethernet from the house network to the Sonica DAC.

So you would need to set up a Wifi base...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-21-2017, 08:43 AM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
The main difference between the 203 and 205 is...

The main difference between the 203 and 205 is that the 205 has a more exotic solution for Analog audio output -- both multi-channel and stereo. The 205 also adds a Headphones jack, additional types...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-21-2017, 08:39 AM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
Email OPPO Tech Support with this info, including...

Email OPPO Tech Support with this info, including the model #s (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=s) of the two drives you tried that did not work, and they'll help...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-21-2017, 07:32 AM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
Are you looking at the Disc icon on the left of...

Are you looking at the Disc icon on the left of the line of icons on Home Menu? That's the wrong place. That icon is for playing shiny discs like Blu-ray movie discs.

To view and play the...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-21-2017, 07:27 AM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
It works on the newer OPPO Blu-ray players. I've...

It works on the newer OPPO Blu-ray players. I've no idea whether it works on any other brand of player, but I think it unlikely.
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-21-2017, 07:25 AM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
Email OPPO Tech Support and see if they have any...

Email OPPO Tech Support and see if they have any further suggestions. But it sounds to me like the problem may be in your Monoprice HDMI switch.

You can use the Email Us link on OPPO's Support...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-21-2017, 07:22 AM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
The only thing I see unusual is that the OPPO is...

The only thing I see unusual is that the OPPO is sending 4K/60 4:2:0 8b video to your Vizio. If your Vizio is HDR-capable, that suggests you've not made the settings change in it to enable the...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-20-2017, 07:16 AM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
There's no excuse for not having a long litany of...

There's no excuse for not having a long litany of problems to report. You'll find several good examples of long litany posts in this thread. Rants, even. Perhaps you might borrow some of theirs? ...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-20-2017, 07:09 AM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
Here are two things to try: 1) Turn off...

Here are two things to try:

1) Turn off HDMI CEC in the OPPO, and

2) Set Standby Mode in the OPPO to Energy Efficient.
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-20-2017, 07:07 AM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
I suggest you leave the upscaling to the OPPO...

I suggest you leave the upscaling to the OPPO until you have time to do some experiments and really learn what's going on in your TV. That takes time.

Keep in mind that if you feed lower...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-20-2017, 07:01 AM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
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http://i.imgur.com/mtTqRii.gif

--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-20-2017, 06:55 AM
Replies: 1,048
Views: 45,591
Posted By Bob Pariseau
I don't have DirecTV, so I can't check this for...

I don't have DirecTV, so I can't check this for you.

I suggest you get in touch with OPPO Tech Support and let them help you diagnose this. It is possible your 205 needs Warranty service for the...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-20-2017, 06:49 AM
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Views: 45,591
Posted By Bob Pariseau
This is due to a bug in the current (0329)...

This is due to a bug in the current (0329) firmware.

When playing stereo LPCM content coming in on the Optical Input of the 205, all channels of the multi-channel Outputs are incorrectly sent...
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