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Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-26-2017, 08:31 PM
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Posted By MacinMan
Thanks, I'll pick which model I want to...

Thanks, I'll pick which model I want to investigate first then go to it's thread.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   05-26-2017, 08:28 PM
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Posted By MacinMan
I had asked a similar question because I have a...

I had asked a similar question because I have a Sony and a Premiere+ and the more common issue for me until I resolved it was the pink / purple HDCP unauthorized screens, and a few hard crashes /...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   05-26-2017, 04:06 PM
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Posted By MacinMan
I can't speak for your setup. I just know for me,...

I can't speak for your setup. I just know for me, once the TV is up and running (fully booted) its very responsive for me on par with the Rook and Apple TV 4, as well as the Xbox One S. The only...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   05-26-2017, 03:52 PM
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Posted By MacinMan
I can't speak for DD+. I can however speak for...

I can't speak for DD+. I can however speak for DD, the Sony will pass DD over the optical out. I can confirm this as while the sound bar I have is only 2.1, it can receiver a dolby digital signal. ...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   05-26-2017, 01:48 PM
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Posted By MacinMan
The 800D is the 2016 model C is from 015

The 800D is the 2016 model C is from 015
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   05-26-2017, 11:49 AM
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Posted By MacinMan
I have a 2016 43" XBR-899D Sony with the latest...

I have a 2016 43" XBR-899D Sony with the latest patch from may 10th of this year. I will admit that on a fresh restart the TV is slow to use each thing the first time, but once it's running, I've...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   05-26-2017, 11:23 AM
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Posted By MacinMan
I'm curious, why not just use the Android...

I'm curious, why not just use the Android interface for Netflix since it. orks. For me, the Android interface is faster or just as fast as the ROKU, and the Netflix UI is the same.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   05-26-2017, 07:17 AM
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Posted By MacinMan
The shield seems to be the most common...

The shield seems to be the most common recommendation between device reviewers for people who want more then the average set of features. One channel I follow on YouTube went as far to say he...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-26-2017, 12:27 AM
Replies: 192
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Posted By MacinMan
I currently own a perfectly working BDP-S6700...

I currently own a perfectly working BDP-S6700 that I'm satisfied with, and an Xbox one S for native 4K and HDR support. While the Sony player focused on here on this thread isn't native 4K, has...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   05-25-2017, 04:26 PM
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Posted By MacinMan
Sounds like you found your issue since the ROKU...

Sounds like you found your issue since the ROKU isn't directly connected to the TV.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   05-25-2017, 04:14 PM
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Posted By MacinMan
Is there an AVR involved here? one test if there...

Is there an AVR involved here? one test if there is is to connect the Roku directly to the TV, just to see if the AVR is an issue. I can't remember if you gave a rundown of the whole setup or not.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   05-25-2017, 03:47 PM
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Posted By MacinMan
That's also why, if it wasn't your HDMI settings...

That's also why, if it wasn't your HDMI settings on the TV, everything should work, and not just some things. That doesn't make sense. Also reloading and rebooting should have fixed it as well, if...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   05-25-2017, 03:20 PM
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Posted By MacinMan
It sounds to me, he's getting the issue where...

It sounds to me, he's getting the issue where they identify has UHD but not HDR in the program info.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   05-25-2017, 03:18 PM
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Posted By MacinMan
OK, just thought I would check because the...

OK, just thought I would check because the Standard HDMI connection can do 4k at 30 but not 60, or HDR. Yes in your case sounds like you're having software issues.

One last thing, did you try...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   05-25-2017, 03:00 PM
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Posted By MacinMan
I don't see how AVS members are any different...

I don't see how AVS members are any different then anyone else. There are all degrees of knowledge here. Some people are really good and understand technology and then there are just those who are...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   05-25-2017, 02:43 PM
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Posted By MacinMan
I had the Netflix issue when I first stared with...

I had the Netflix issue when I first stared with 4k HDR, and it just kind of went away on it's own for me. Now All my Netflix interfaces that support 4k and HDR are all identical in identifying...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   05-25-2017, 02:30 PM
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Posted By MacinMan
naustin: thanks for the feedback, just trying to...

naustin: thanks for the feedback, just trying to get a feel for the different issues people are having. Now that I have solved. my main issues, I feel I can be more help now looking for the other...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   05-25-2017, 02:00 PM
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Posted By MacinMan
Well since I've stabilized my setup, I 'll watch...

Well since I've stabilized my setup, I 'll watch more UHD and HDR Netflix to see if I get anything strange long term Just to report to the forum.

I looked up his Sony Model and it's this year's...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   05-25-2017, 01:52 PM
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Posted By MacinMan
Are the red flashes on only specific TV models? ...

Are the red flashes on only specific TV models? I have a Sony 800D from 2016, and red flashes from Netflix haven't shown up for me. My main show I test when testing HDR and 4k, is DareDevil. I've...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   05-25-2017, 01:22 PM
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Posted By MacinMan
After reading the last few posts I would say...

After reading the last few posts I would say that, my number 1 frustration has been finding good streaming and stand alone video devices geared toward advanced users short of a full computer.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   05-25-2017, 11:11 AM
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Posted By MacinMan
I think for me, I was content with the ROKU 3,...

I think for me, I was content with the ROKU 3, with it's feature set. Then when they started developing new features and products and my expectations started going up as I started seeing their...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   05-24-2017, 05:29 PM
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Posted By MacinMan
I can't speak for Dolby Vision, but Lossless...

I can't speak for Dolby Vision, but Lossless audio was directed to those who have a compatible AVR that use Plex to stream blu-ray rips.

Currently I personally just use 2.1 for audio, but when I...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   05-24-2017, 05:08 PM
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Posted By MacinMan
I think if they're going to pay the licensing for...

I think if they're going to pay the licensing for Dolby vision they should also add support for HD lossless audio as well.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   05-24-2017, 03:32 PM
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Posted By MacinMan
I've noticed it seems to either be hardware or...

I've noticed it seems to either be hardware or software. I've gotten a couple units recently that have had issues saving certain things out of the box, and then others work fine. It's possible ...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   05-24-2017, 12:25 PM
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Posted By MacinMan
I've settled on the Premiere+ as my sweet spot...

I've settled on the Premiere+ as my sweet spot for Roku 4K and HDR. The unit continues to function without issues since I've made the changes I stated above.
I did try a new Ultra to replace the...
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