Lightning Review: Oppo DV-983H 1080p Up-Converting DVD Player

The Gadget: Oppo's follow-up to the fantastic DV-981HD up-converting DVD player with 1080p and Anchor Bay's VRS video tech (AutoCue, Precision Video Scaling, Progressive Cadence Detection and Precision Deinterlacing) and 7.1 audio with Dolby Digital Surround EX, DTS Digital Surround, Dolby Digital and Dolby Pro-Logic… » 3/11/08 11:00am 3/11/08 11:00am

Oppo Super Five PMP Can Handle a Ton of Formats

In the case of this Oppo PMP, the moniker "Super" certainly applies. The Super Five can handle just about any format you can throw at it including: RM, RMVB, FLV, DAT, MPG, MPEG, AVI, 3GP in video and OGG, MP3, WMA and WAV and dual-APE, FLAC Lossless audio. Plus, photos in JPEG, BMP, GIF and PNG pose no problem for… » 10/15/07 9:05pm 10/15/07 9:05pm

Oppo HM-31 Turns Three HDMI Signals Into One Without Clipping or Gypping

There's something about those initials HDMI that send some manufacturers into fits of greed, but not Oppo. The company that makes up-rezzing DVD players, two of which we've favorably reviewed, now announces an HDMI switch that turns three 1080p sources into one, electronically switching them with a remote control and… » 9/28/07 8:53am 9/28/07 8:53am

Oppo DV-980h Upscaling DVD Player Has 7.1 Audio, 1080p

Oppo's following up their DV-981HD upscaling DivX-compatible DVD players with the DV-980H, a slightly cheaper model. The 980 doesn't have the Faroudja upscaling technology, but does have 1080p, HDMI 1.2, 7.1 channel audio, and DivX support. Looks like a cheaper alternative at $169 if you're looking to save a few… » 8/08/07 6:47pm 8/08/07 6:47pm

Oppo DV-981HD Upconverting DVD Player Reviewed (Verdict: 1080p Alchemy)

I just reviewed the Oppo DV-981HD Universal DVD Player, and like its brandmate the Oppo DV-970, the player does a great job of up-rezzing regular old garden-variety DVDs to high definition. This one takes it a step further, though, up-rezzing that unwashed standard-def signal all the way to the holy-grail 1080p… » 12/26/06 12:02pm 12/26/06 12:02pm

Oppo Unleashes Best DVD Upscaling Player Yet: DV-981HD Does 1080p

Even though you've probably never heard of the company, Oppo uses the the best upscaling tech in the biz—by Faroudja. Now Oppo jumps onto the 1080p bandwagon armed with its latest BFG: the $229 DV-981HD player that upscales garden-variety DVDs from the usual 480p up to 1080p resolution. It has an HDMI output, but gone… » 12/07/06 12:44pm 12/07/06 12:44pm