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I finally watched the Despicable Me UHD Blu-ray with Dolby Vision encoding (using my Oppo 203 player)...
Fan - freakin' - tastic! Colors popped with rich vibrancy, solid depth, nice specular highlights (maybe not the absolute best when put against the pricier HDR panels reaching higher nits, but on the whole it seemed... balanced), banding cut to practically zero as, after all, disc based DV is 12 bit, 4:2:2 encoded (though dithered within a DV player's software to 10 bit unless the DV display has 12 bits per pixel processing and handshakes as such with the DV enabled chipset, which is very rare in current consumer displays).
Unless something really egregious pops up, I think this set will end up being a nice tied-me-over until I can move up to the big boy Dolby Vision displays once HDMI 2.1 and other enhancements come along.
And do yourselves a favor and buy DM 1 & 2 on UHD disc... at least you'll have a forward looking set of discs until some of you can get DV players. Looks like more will be on the way pretty soon.
Streaming just ain't where it's at, folks...
Listen up, studios! Dolby Atmos Lite™ print-outs must stop!!
Last edited by Dan Hitchman; 06-29-2017 at 12:02 AM.