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Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-20-2014, 05:16 AM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ It is permitted to hop up and down in unbridled...

^ It is permitted to hop up and down in unbridled glee.

We'll understand.
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-20-2014, 05:11 AM
Replies: 17,940
Views: 1,418,499
Posted By Bob Pariseau
If the Info button is not showing it, I know no...

If the Info button is not showing it, I know no other way.

Send an email to OPPO Tech Support asking for additional info to be displayed and they can put it on the list. There's potentially quite...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-20-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 17,940
Views: 1,418,499
Posted By Bob Pariseau
It is also wise to think twice about an...

It is also wise to think twice about an "outrageously low" price on a used OPPO. Check around to see normal used prices for them and you will see they retain their value very well. You might be...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-19-2014, 08:19 PM
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Views: 387,502
Posted By Bob Pariseau
Check Setup > Video Setup > Display Options > OSD...

Check Setup > Video Setup > Display Options > OSD Mode OFF and see if that also keeps the Volume graphic from appearing.
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-17-2014, 11:25 AM
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Views: 387,502
Posted By Bob Pariseau
Check Setup > Video Setup > Picture Adjustments >...

Check Setup > Video Setup > Picture Adjustments > HDMI 1 and make sure you didn't accidentally hit the button combo to enable the Swipe Screen Demo Mode for Darbee processing.
--Bob
Forum: Great Found Deals   08-15-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,894
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ The people who know for sure don't post here....

^ The people who know for sure don't post here. The best guess at this point is end of next year.
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-15-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 4,986
Views: 387,502
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ Send an email to OPPO Tech Support and they can...

^ Send an email to OPPO Tech Support and they can ask the engineers whether that method of launching the iOS app is supported yet, and if not, to put it on the list.
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-14-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 4,986
Views: 387,502
Posted By Bob Pariseau
No. The OPPO passes Blacker Than Black and Peak...

No. The OPPO passes Blacker Than Black and Peak White pixel values in all three of RGB Video Level, YCbCr 4:4:4, and YCbCr 4:2:2, presuming you have the Picture Adjustment settings in the OPPO at...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-14-2014, 12:35 PM
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Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ HDMI operates constantly on the edge of...

^ HDMI operates constantly on the edge of failing. It is simple, twisted pair wire with inexpensive electronics at each end. Its roots go back to DVI, which was cabling for connecting monitors to...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-14-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 4,986
Views: 387,502
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ The 103D does not output xv.YCC color space. ...

^ The 103D does not output xv.YCC color space. No special setting needed.
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-14-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 17,940
Views: 1,418,499
Posted By Bob Pariseau
HDMI cables are sold in a few configurations...

HDMI cables are sold in a few configurations these days: Normal, normal with Ethernet, High Speed, and High Speed with Ethernet. The "with Ethernet" will do nothing for you with the OPPO so you...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-14-2014, 07:42 AM
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Views: 387,502
Posted By Bob Pariseau
1) Getting to the menus -- e.g., the Darbee...

1) Getting to the menus -- e.g., the Darbee controls -- is only blocked when using the built-in Internet apps on the OPPO such as Netflix. Those seize control of the User Interface and don't provide...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-14-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 17,940
Views: 1,418,499
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ The second cabling method -- just one HDMI...

^ The second cabling method -- just one HDMI cable from the OPPO using its HDMI 1 output -- is the "normal" way to hook things up.

The Split A/V vs. Dual Display setting choice in the OPPO only...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-13-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 4,986
Views: 387,502
Posted By Bob Pariseau
Just to be clear. If your AVR is doing the work...

Just to be clear. If your AVR is doing the work for Crossover processing, volume trims, and speaker distance adjustment, then you do not want to ALSO do that in the OPPO.

No worries if using...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-12-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 17,940
Views: 1,418,499
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ There is no image interpolation in the OPPO. ...

^ There is no image interpolation in the OPPO. If you are seeing a less "filmic" picture quality it may be in the content -- e.g., stuff shot with digital cameras not intended to mimic film.

The...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-11-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 1,685
Views: 192,417
Posted By Bob Pariseau
Google AIX Audio Calibration Blu-ray and you can...

Google AIX Audio Calibration Blu-ray and you can buy it direct from them.
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-11-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 11,416
Views: 906,731
Posted By Bob Pariseau
Select that using the Input button upper right on...

Select that using the Input button upper right on the remote and play audio/video sent out by the iPhone.

The iPhone will mirror what it's doing for audio/video unless you use an app which knows...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-11-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 11,416
Views: 906,731
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ That's correct for the original 105, but the...

^ That's correct for the original 105, but the newer 105D no longer has that restriction. HDMI DSD output is available on either HDMI 1 or 2 on the 105D.
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-11-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 11,416
Views: 906,731
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ To play from it as a USB storage device, no. ...

^ To play from it as a USB storage device, no.

You can use Apple's Lightning to HDMI adapter into an HDMI Input, or you can use one of the streaming apps over your house network.
--Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-11-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 11,188
Views: 1,368,561
Posted By Bob Pariseau
Lots of people here use the 95 despite the fan,...

Lots of people here use the 95 despite the fan, of course. But if you are sensitive to fan noise your best bet will likely be to change to a player without a fan like the 105 or 105D. By the way,...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-11-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 11,188
Views: 1,368,561
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ Not easily. The 10x family of players...

^ Not easily.

The 10x family of players have no fan if you feel like selling the 95 and upgrading.

The fan in the 95 is variable speed, so check whether your 95 is reasonably ventilated --...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-10-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 1,685
Views: 192,417
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ Using an SPL meter is not tough. Everyone uses...

^ Using an SPL meter is not tough. Everyone uses the modestly priced digital readout meter sold by Radio Shack.

Set the meter to Slow response and "C" weighting. Hold the meter so that it is...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-10-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 724
Views: 62,553
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ Check what you are doing with those front...

^ Check what you are doing with those front speakers.

Usually a bus bar connection on the back of the speaker means there are separate inputs for the low and high frequency drivers in the speaker....
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-10-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 1,685
Views: 192,417
Posted By Bob Pariseau
Take a step back and think about what you are...

Take a step back and think about what you are doing here. With a Crossover active in BOTH the OPPO and the AVR you are doubling the processing. Effectively you are steepening the slope of the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-09-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 43,013
Views: 3,631,921
Posted By Bob Pariseau
^ I'm not really sure. I think it is...

^ I'm not really sure. I think it is rechargeable as there are plenty of old units out there which are NOT losing the date/time every time they are powered off or lose wall power. Dating back to...
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