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Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-23-2017, 11:44 AM
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Posted By wmcclain
Night and day: no. If your chief interest is...

Night and day: no.

If your chief interest is media files rather than optical disc, I think it would be hard to justify the OPPO over an HTPC or server appliance.

That said: I play a lot of...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-22-2017, 07:16 PM
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Posted By wmcclain
For UHD discs Source Direct and UHD output will...

For UHD discs Source Direct and UHD output will be very similar.

Blu-ray and DVD will be different.

My ideal is to have the display receive a fixed type of video signal no matter what type of...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-22-2017, 11:46 AM
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Posted By wmcclain
Who's that? Is he often this wrong? -Bill

Who's that? Is he often this wrong?

-Bill
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-22-2017, 08:22 AM
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Posted By wmcclain
If you have a 4K display, use one of the UHD...

If you have a 4K display, use one of the UHD output resolutions.

For example, Output Resolution = "Custom", Custom Resolution = "UHD Auto" will do it.

Or just use "Output Resolution" = "Auto"...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   02-22-2017, 07:52 AM
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Posted By wmcclain
Coincidentally, I just saw Kenneth Tobey at an...

Coincidentally, I just saw Kenneth Tobey at an arctic outpost again, in another SF story. This was an episode of Science Fiction Theatre (1955) (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0047767/) called Y.O.R.D....
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-22-2017, 05:35 AM
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Views: 35,517
Posted By wmcclain
As said, apart from a soldering mod, OPPO says...

As said, apart from a soldering mod, OPPO says they have never refused warranty service because of a region mod.

When buying from a reseller, make sure the player comes with OPPO's warranty.
...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   02-22-2017, 05:24 AM
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Posted By wmcclain
I thought this might be harder because the scene...

I thought this might be harder because the scene flashes by in a second. Review: North by Northwest (1959).



That is the indeed the proper name of a class of foundation garment (List of...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   02-22-2017, 05:07 AM
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Views: 215,875
Posted By wmcclain
North by Northwest (1959)...

North by Northwest (1959) (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0053125/), directed by Alfred Hitchcock.

This is probably Hitchcock's most popular film with general audiences; I recall it was the first of...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   02-21-2017, 08:47 PM
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Posted By wmcclain
Name this film: Answer: North by...

Name this film:

Answer:


North by Northwest (1959)


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Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-21-2017, 06:59 PM
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Views: 35,517
Posted By wmcclain
I give people what they want rather than what I...

I give people what they want rather than what I think they should have.

He was asking about a UHD player with Darbee for Blu-ray only. A Darblet would do that. You could use it with a 4k display....
Forum: 3D Content   02-21-2017, 06:57 PM
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Views: 105,802
Posted By wmcclain
Just tried it; all as usual. -Bill

Just tried it; all as usual.

-Bill
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-21-2017, 06:33 PM
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Posted By wmcclain
No, the licensing authorities do not allow that...

No, the licensing authorities do not allow that in the US. Third party resellers will apply the mod, but many people buy kits to do it themselves.

-Bill
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-21-2017, 12:37 PM
Replies: 276
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Posted By wmcclain
You'd get a lot of complaints about Darbee not...

You'd get a lot of complaints about Darbee not working on 4k sources.

Until then: people can try to find Darblets. There must still be some around.

-Bill
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-21-2017, 12:33 PM
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Views: 35,517
Posted By wmcclain
I think it is very likely, using the same type of...

I think it is very likely, using the same type of hardware mods that have worked on other OPPO players.

-Bill
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-21-2017, 11:27 AM
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Posted By wmcclain
Nothing if you bypass the receiver? Nothing...

Nothing if you bypass the receiver?

Nothing if you cycle through the Resolution choices?

What are you using for video settings now?

-Bill
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-21-2017, 09:40 AM
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Posted By wmcclain
Can you try bypassing the receiver and connecting...

Can you try bypassing the receiver and connecting directly to the projector? A short cable would be good. Just to get the new firmware installed. Use the RESOLUTION button to cycle through the...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   02-21-2017, 09:34 AM
Replies: 9,017
Views: 187,017
Posted By wmcclain
Horror-comedy to cherish. Fine guitar score by...

Horror-comedy to cherish. Fine guitar score by Brian Tyler. Now on Blu-ray from Shout/Scream Factory.

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=1983873&stc=1&d=1487694815
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Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-21-2017, 09:20 AM
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Posted By wmcclain
How about when you first power on without a disc?...

How about when you first power on without a disc? No Home menu then?

-Bill
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-21-2017, 08:49 AM
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Posted By wmcclain
What you are using is what we most often...

What you are using is what we most often recommend.

-Bill
Forum: 3D Content   02-21-2017, 08:34 AM
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Views: 105,802
Posted By wmcclain
Naperville IL -Bill

Naperville IL

-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   02-21-2017, 05:09 AM
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Views: 191
Posted By wmcclain
I've registered and contributed a little here:...

I've registered and contributed a little here: http://imdb2.freeforums.net/

I did not use the general forums on IMDB much. The per-title comments were sometimes interesting and useful, but my...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   02-20-2017, 05:18 AM
Replies: 9,017
Views: 187,017
Posted By wmcclain
Name this film: Answer: Bubba Ho-Tep...

Name this film:

Answer:


Bubba Ho-Tep (2002)


http://www.avsforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=1981609&stc=1&d=1487593050
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   02-20-2017, 05:10 AM
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Views: 479,298
Posted By wmcclain
^The girl was Angourie Rice who was in The Nice...

^The girl was Angourie Rice who was in The Nice Guys (2016) last year. The screen really lights up when she's on. She's both clever and plays her age well. I see she's listed for the remake of...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-19-2017, 03:31 PM
Replies: 11,414
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Posted By wmcclain
There is a subtle flaw in your reasoning. ...

There is a subtle flaw in your reasoning.

-Bill
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-19-2017, 12:15 PM
Replies: 11,414
Views: 583,945
Posted By wmcclain
You're not using Source Direct, are you? That...

You're not using Source Direct, are you? That will disable Zoom, not sure about 3D conversion

Did you Reset Factory Defaults after installing the new firmware?

-Bill
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