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Offline KenMasters

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Re: Ps4 vs dedicated blu ray player
« Reply #15 on: January 22, 2017, 06:25:22 PM »
One of the biggest differences between the ps4 and pro version is that it does support 4k.

http://www.techradar.com/news/gaming/consoles/ps4-pro-vs-ps4-what-s-the-difference-1328341

But it doesn't play Ultra HD Blu-rays.

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Re: Ps4 vs dedicated blu ray player
« Reply #16 on: January 22, 2017, 07:05:03 PM »
But it doesn't play Ultra HD Blu-rays.

Ken would this be something they can change with a patch at a later stage or a limitation of the hardware they are using?

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Re: Ps4 vs dedicated blu ray player
« Reply #17 on: January 22, 2017, 10:42:48 PM »
Ken would this be something they can change with a patch at a later stage or a limitation of the hardware they are using?

It's not something that can be done through an update, the console itself needs to be fitted with an Ultra HD BD drive. Sony opted not to go with an Ultra HD drive to keep costs down, they also feel streaming is the future.

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Re: Ps4 vs dedicated blu ray player
« Reply #18 on: January 31, 2017, 10:24:37 AM »
I'd Wait for the Scorpion in My Opinion
I Have the Xbox One s It's A Great Machine for games
However the Lack of Bitstream audio out is Annoying me and the update has no release date
I've Now had it for 3 months and Haven't watched any of my 4k Movies do to this

Playsation defiantly missed the target forgetting to add a UHD Disc player in the PS4 Pro   

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Re: Ps4 vs dedicated blu ray player
« Reply #19 on: February 01, 2017, 01:32:54 PM »
I'd Wait for the Scorpion in My Opinion
I Have the Xbox One s It's A Great Machine for games
However the Lack of Bitstream audio out is Annoying me and the update has no release date
I've Now had it for 3 months and Haven't watched any of my 4k Movies do to this

Playsation defiantly missed the target forgetting to add a UHD Disc player in the PS4 Pro

The xbox S, can you stream UHD movies using plex on it? How does it perform? Any issues?

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Re: Ps4 vs dedicated blu ray player
« Reply #20 on: February 01, 2017, 01:42:00 PM »
The xbox S, can you stream UHD movies using plex on it? How does it perform? Any issues?
Works Beautifully no Playback Issues at all.
Tested with a 60gb 4k Movie
Once the update for Atmos comes out will be a great Machine
Oh And the Gaming altho not 4k it is HDR and Upscaled to 4k
This is Halo from the Original Xbox and It Looked Great



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Re: Ps4 vs dedicated blu ray player
« Reply #21 on: February 01, 2017, 02:39:51 PM »
Thanks form rhe feedback really appreciate it!

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Re: Ps4 vs dedicated blu ray player
« Reply #22 on: February 01, 2017, 02:47:01 PM »
Thanks form rhe feedback really appreciate it!
I should Mention I run cat 5e cables to all my equipment I haven't tried it on wifi as My Lounge is 20m away from my router and a few brick walls in between means its down to 1 bar by the time it hits my lounge
I upgraded all my Network switches to 1000mbs to make sure the speed from my pc was fast enough
Also I'm Running Windows 10 on an ssd, i7 processor 16gb ram, my pc doesn't even sweat sending the data

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Re: Ps4 vs dedicated blu ray player
« Reply #23 on: February 01, 2017, 03:28:27 PM »
Will a PS4 bought locally be able to play Region 1 dvd's?

Apologies for being OT but really did not want to start a new thread just for this.

Ah crap, just found an old Region 1 DVD and it seems the answer is " no ".
« Last Edit: February 01, 2017, 03:38:54 PM by legro »

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Re: Ps4 vs dedicated blu ray player
« Reply #24 on: February 11, 2017, 10:02:55 AM »
I Have the Xbox One s

Does the HDMI support on the S?

I bought my One for media ... The intention was Netflix and Hulu on it, and Kodi through HDMI. But the HDMI input couldn't do DTS, so it's pretty much only for Netflix now

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Re: Ps4 vs dedicated blu ray player
« Reply #25 on: February 11, 2017, 01:19:38 PM »
Does the HDMI support on the S?

I bought my One for media ... The intention was Netflix and Hulu on it, and Kodi through HDMI. But the HDMI input couldn't do DTS, so it's pretty much only for Netflix now

Set it to the Lossless output mode, it will decode DTS and output it as PCM.

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Re: Ps4 vs dedicated blu ray player
« Reply #26 on: February 13, 2017, 09:13:30 AM »
Does the HDMI support on the S?

I bought my One for media ... The intention was Netflix and Hulu on it, and Kodi through HDMI. But the HDMI input couldn't do DTS, so it's pretty much only for Netflix now

It Plays Dts and Dolby digital at the Moment before the update but the xbox decodes the audio and sends pcm to my amp with the Blu ray Player and Plex
I haven't tried Netflix or kodi

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Re: Ps4 vs dedicated blu ray player
« Reply #27 on: February 14, 2017, 09:29:45 AM »
Ok.

Thanks.

Think that's different to what the Xbox One did. Hated the sound settings on the Xbox One!

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Re: Ps4 vs dedicated blu ray player
« Reply #28 on: February 14, 2017, 10:06:05 AM »
Ok So Just Double Checked
The One s Has these Options At the Moment
You Can Send Audio out
Stereo
5.1 Uncompressed
7.1 Uncompressed
Bitstream in Either Dts or Dolby

In Uncompressed my Amp Say Multi In
Bitstream is says Signal is dolby or Dts



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Re: Ps4 vs dedicated blu ray player
« Reply #29 on: February 14, 2017, 11:20:09 AM »
Maybe I've been misunderstanding :

I thought Bitstream was the raw data has encoded already. So, you shouldn't be able to select either DD or DTS ?
What if you're running a DD track or stereo track with output Bitsream DTS - or vice versa ?


Let me go check my Xbox settings as well
« Last Edit: February 14, 2017, 11:29:17 AM by Dolby »