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Topic # 206119 10-Dec-2016 11:33
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Anyone planning on buying the new Oppo 203 UHD player that is due next week? Please post your comments/personal review when you can. Thanks :) 


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  Reply # 1687476 14-Dec-2016 02:43
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Yep have mine ordered.




My gear 55" Samsung 4K SUHD LCD HDR , Denon AVR-4200W Reciever in 7.1.2 Surround , Denon 2 Channel Amp to power ceiling speakers , Combination of Polk Audio Fronts And Tannoy Surrounds plus 2 Cambridge Audio Ceiling Speakers Pioneer Downfiring Subwoofer , Oppo UDP-203 UHD Player , Roku Ultra , Apple TV 3

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  Reply # 1688969 14-Dec-2016 22:04
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I just watched the unboxing on Listening Posts YouTube channel - they open the player up so you can see its internals.

 

Still, to me, it looks like another Blu-ray player...


 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1689005 15-Dec-2016 04:06
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I picked up mine yesterday. I have today off work so let the fun begin :)




My gear 55" Samsung 4K SUHD LCD HDR , Denon AVR-4200W Reciever in 7.1.2 Surround , Denon 2 Channel Amp to power ceiling speakers , Combination of Polk Audio Fronts And Tannoy Surrounds plus 2 Cambridge Audio Ceiling Speakers Pioneer Downfiring Subwoofer , Oppo UDP-203 UHD Player , Roku Ultra , Apple TV 3



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  Reply # 1689062 15-Dec-2016 08:14
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Rokki, what are you running it with, a 4K TV or projector? Where did you purchase from, did you manage to get any discount?

 

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  Reply # 1689089 15-Dec-2016 08:49
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Note2luvr:

Rokki, what are you running it with, a 4K TV or projector? Where did you purchase from, did you manage to get any discount?


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Hi got mine from Paul at AV World MT Eden and no discount wasn't that worried Paul has looked after me in the past. I have it going into a 4K Samsung SUHD LCD 55inch 8000 Series

The picture is nothing short of stunning. Audio is impressive as well compared to my UB900 Panny.




My gear 55" Samsung 4K SUHD LCD HDR , Denon AVR-4200W Reciever in 7.1.2 Surround , Denon 2 Channel Amp to power ceiling speakers , Combination of Polk Audio Fronts And Tannoy Surrounds plus 2 Cambridge Audio Ceiling Speakers Pioneer Downfiring Subwoofer , Oppo UDP-203 UHD Player , Roku Ultra , Apple TV 3



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  Reply # 1689104 15-Dec-2016 09:12
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Ahh you also have the UB900, how do compare the 2 so far in terms of picture quality and functionality?


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  Reply # 1689262 15-Dec-2016 11:22
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I have the UB900 too, however am wondering if it's worth upgrading as they should be the same picture and sound quality wise playing UHD discs?


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  Reply # 1689330 15-Dec-2016 12:34
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Note2luvr:

Ahh you also have the UB900, how do compare the 2 so far in terms of picture quality and functionality?



The 203 is in another league.




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  Reply # 1689343 15-Dec-2016 12:56
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rokki:
Note2luvr:

 

Ahh you also have the UB900, how do compare the 2 so far in terms of picture quality and functionality?

 



The 203 is in another league.

 

Can you take photos to demonstrate?

 

I find it hard that 1s and 0s can be read and interpreted so differently..





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  Reply # 1689475 15-Dec-2016 15:05
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mentalinc:

rokki:
Note2luvr:


Ahh you also have the UB900, how do compare the 2 so far in terms of picture quality and functionality?




The 203 is in another league.


Can you take photos to demonstrate?


I find it hard that 1s and 0s can be read and interpreted so differently..



Unfortunately I have already got rid of the UB900.

But from my observations motion is silky smooth , colours appear more vibrant. Dvd's look better than on the Panny.

The Panny was a very good player. But as I said prior this is in a different league. I can now play my SCAD's and DVD Audio discs again.




My gear 55" Samsung 4K SUHD LCD HDR , Denon AVR-4200W Reciever in 7.1.2 Surround , Denon 2 Channel Amp to power ceiling speakers , Combination of Polk Audio Fronts And Tannoy Surrounds plus 2 Cambridge Audio Ceiling Speakers Pioneer Downfiring Subwoofer , Oppo UDP-203 UHD Player , Roku Ultra , Apple TV 3

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  Reply # 1691430 17-Dec-2016 13:01
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 So I bit the bullet and picked one up from the guys at Paul Money in Albany

 

Running through a 65" Panny TH 800AX, and a Yamaha 3060 Aventage

 

Just binge watched Lucy, Oblivion, and Deadpool

 

Reasonably easy to set up, and BEAUTIFUL to watch and listen

 

Not cheap, but IMHO over engineered but in a good way;)

 

 


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  Reply # 1691431 17-Dec-2016 13:08
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bollylover:

 

 So I bit the bullet and picked one up from the guys at Paul Money in Albany

 

Running through a 65" Panny TH 800AX, and a Yamaha 3060 Aventage

 

Just binge watched Lucy, Oblivion, and Deadpool

 

Reasonably easy to set up, and BEAUTIFUL to watch and listen

 

Not cheap, but IMHO over engineered but in a good way;)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Did you pay the $1049 asking price?


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  Reply # 1691432 17-Dec-2016 13:13
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Wee bit of a discount as I was trading in my "old" RX 3040 receiver and non 4K Oppo player, and also got the RX 3060 receiver as an upgrade


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