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Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-04-2015, 10:34 AM
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Posted By wmcclain
You are correct, BDMV on DVD is another...

You are correct, BDMV on DVD is another exception. Both this and SACD-R are mentioned in the FAQ.

-Bill
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-04-2015, 06:42 AM
Replies: 21,176
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Posted By wmcclain
Ok: burned SACD. That's still not ISO. Burned...

Ok: burned SACD. That's still not ISO. Burned DVDs and Blu-ray are ok, excepting Cinavia which is mandatory in this generation of players.

-Bill
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-04-2015, 05:54 AM
Replies: 21,176
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Posted By wmcclain
What do you mean? ISO burned to disc is just DVD...

What do you mean? ISO burned to disc is just DVD or Blu-ray video. There have never been restrictions on burned media of that sort.

-Bill
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-04-2015, 03:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 158
Posted By wmcclain
Snapraid user here. Best for static...

Snapraid user here.

Best for static collections: yes. Adding new files to your collection is no problem, but deleting or updating files must be done with caution.

If you have a disc error, then...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-03-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 21,176
Views: 1,675,426
Posted By wmcclain
No, the media file formats are single-title only....

No, the media file formats are single-title only. Chapters are ok, but not menus.

-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   05-03-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 5,691
Views: 131,962
Posted By wmcclain
That could be an inside joke, with so many films...

That could be an inside joke, with so many films made in Lone Pine CA.



Correct! It tickled me because when you see "Lone Pine" you think of the desolate desert region used for hundreds of...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-03-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 21,176
Views: 1,675,426
Posted By wmcclain
The only OPPO player ever to support ISO was the...

The only OPPO player ever to support ISO was the BDP-93, and that lasted only about 6 months, before the studios came down like a ton of bricks.

I've never heard of another DVD or Blu-ray player...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-03-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 21,176
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Posted By wmcclain
There is no reason not to update it, but if you...

There is no reason not to update it, but if you are having no difficulty then it would not seem to be an urgent matter.

If you ever do have any sort of problem, then our first advice will be...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   05-03-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 5,691
Views: 131,962
Posted By wmcclain
Negative! -Bill

Negative!

-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   05-03-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 5,691
Views: 131,962
Posted By wmcclain
Name this movie. Answer: Godzilla...

Name this movie.

Answer:


Godzilla (2014)


-Bill
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-02-2015, 05:57 AM
Replies: 11,414
Views: 1,408,548
Posted By wmcclain
Left town without leaving a forwarding address. ...

Left town without leaving a forwarding address.

-Bill
Forum: HDTV Software Media Discussion   05-02-2015, 05:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 54
Posted By wmcclain
Welcome to AVSForum. DVDs have only about...

Welcome to AVSForum.

DVDs have only about 1/6 the image data of Blu-ray. And sometimes are poorly produced. There aren't any miracle treatments to turn standard definition video into high...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   05-02-2015, 05:24 AM
Replies: 1,524
Views: 197,623
Posted By wmcclain
Ford had a crew he used again and again so you...

Ford had a crew he used again and again so you see a lot of familiar faces.

He and Pedro Armendáriz had some sort of blow up while filming this one and did not work together again.

-Bill
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-02-2015, 05:17 AM
Replies: 21,176
Views: 1,675,426
Posted By wmcclain
If you are interested in Darbee processing, then...

If you are interested in Darbee processing, then consider the 103D as well.

The next development in home media is 4K Blu-ray, not yet deployed. OPPO has said they will not have a 4K player this...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-02-2015, 05:14 AM
Replies: 11,414
Views: 1,408,548
Posted By wmcclain
No, none of those. They are not built into the...

No, none of those. They are not built into the current 103/105 series either.

The list of original native apps:


Netflix
Picasa Web Album
Film Fresh
VUDU
YouTube
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   05-01-2015, 05:01 AM
Replies: 5,691
Views: 131,962
Posted By wmcclain
Well, I tried to sneak a western past you in the...

Well, I tried to sneak a western past you in the dark of night. Maybe next time.

Review: 3 Godfathers (1948).

-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   05-01-2015, 04:59 AM
Replies: 1,524
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Posted By wmcclain
3 Godfathers (1948)...

3 Godfathers (1948) (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0040064/), directed by John Ford.

Three bank robbers -- they're bad men but not bad men -- flee a crafty marshal into the desert and suffer...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   04-30-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 5,691
Views: 131,962
Posted By wmcclain
Name that movie: Answer: 3...

Name that movie:

Answer:


3 Godfathers (1948)


http://www.avsforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=695266&stc=1&d=1430450591
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-30-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 7,228
Views: 564,499
Posted By wmcclain
No, Source Direct by definition means no...

No, Source Direct by definition means no additional video processing.

But: you can use 480i for DVDs and 1080p24 for Blu-rays which means no scaling or deinterlacing for either.

Media files: it...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-30-2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 40,348
Views: 4,992,367
Posted By wmcclain
Perfectly fine. -Bill

Perfectly fine.

-Bill
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-30-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 40,348
Views: 4,992,367
Posted By wmcclain
Persistent Storage is not a problem -- until it's...

Persistent Storage is not a problem -- until it's a problem. I clear it constantly when testing firmware. If there were a "clear automatically" feature I'd use it.

But there is no reason to do so...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-29-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 40,348
Views: 4,992,367
Posted By wmcclain
Before playing it? The box sometimes gives the...

Before playing it? The box sometimes gives the frame rate. Else, the on screen display shows it during playback.

-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   04-29-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 5,691
Views: 131,962
Posted By wmcclain
Correct. We had her here before for Deja Vu,...

Correct.

We had her here before for Deja Vu, which is what I was really thinking of.

-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   04-29-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 5,691
Views: 131,962
Posted By wmcclain
About two weeks ago I posted what I thought was a...

About two weeks ago I posted what I thought was a deceptive image of J Lopez, here.

That picture reminded me of another actress, but I couldn't remember who until just now.

Here she is. Name...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   04-28-2015, 10:28 AM
Replies: 5,691
Views: 131,962
Posted By wmcclain
Correct. Review: The Killers (1946). ...

Correct. Review: The Killers (1946).



Cute? Moi? It could have been but wasn't. I reviewed that one here: Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid (1982).

-Bill
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