Hifi News - Oppo
Oppo launch the UDP-205 - Universal Player
ppo describe their top of the range Universal player, and at £1,399, the big brother to the award winning UDP-203 as a 4K Ultra HD Audiophile Blu-ray Disc Player. As well as Blu-ray disks the UDP-205 can play DVD, DVD-Audio, SACD and CD disks and function as a network streamer and even a standalone DAC. Sharing a huge feature set with the UDP-203, the 205 offers an improved DAC section, based around Dual ESS ES9038PRO Sabre Pro DACs as well as balanced outputs. As the flagship of the ESS SABRE PRO series, the ES9038PRO sets a new benchmark for audio excellence with its best in class 140 dB of dynamic range.
Oppo Sonica DAC
Oppo launch the Sonica DAC
he Oppo Sonica DAC at £799 is Oppo’s best DAC to date just measured by the fact that the Sonica DAC employs the highest quality DAC chip that Oppo have ever used the ESS ES9038PRO SABRE DAC 32-bit HyperStream DAC. The Sonica DAC can be summed up as an Audiophile DAC & Network Streamer that offers Hi-Res Audio decoding, wireless connectivity via both Airplay and Bluetooth and is App Controllable via Smartphones and Tablets. It should be noted that the Oppo Sonica DAC is a pure DAC in that it doesn’t have a headphone socket. It does have one pair of RCA analogue inputs so could function as a pre-amp in a turntable, digital sources system.
The Oppo UDP-203 is now available
he Oppo UDP-203, currently available at £650, is a universal player that can play just about any disk imaginable. The UDP-203 has been primarily designed as a Blu-Ray player for use in home cinema systems but it can also function as a network streamer in a HiFi system. As a streamer, the UDP-203 can connect to a network both wirelessly via Wi-Fi and via Ethernet, and can also play music from USB hard drives and thumb drives up to 16TB in capacity (16TB is some music library !). The UDP-203 offers Hi-Res Audio decoding up to DSD64/128 or multi-channel DSD64, as well as 192kHz/24-bit PCM used in hi-res res lossless formats such AIFF, ALAC, APE, FLAC and WAV.
"It"s coming !" OPPO UDP-203 it's 4K Blu-ray player
alling all Oppo fans. Their 4K/UHD Blu-ray player the UDP-203 will be arriving in late 2016.
Oppo HA-2 - Headphone amp
Oppo Launch The HA-2 Portable USB DAC and Headphone Amp in the UK
he £259 Oppo HA-2 is now available in the UK. The HA-2 is a leather cased portable USB DAC headphone amp about the same size as a smartphone. Battery powered (rechargeable in circa 30 minutes) the HA-2 uses a powerful hybrid class AB amplification to drive even high impedance power sapping over-ear headphones. The USB DAC section allows the HA-2 to perform high quality computer audio conversion for Apple devices such as the iPhone and iPod as well as a wide range of Android devices, Windows devices, and PC / Mac computers. The HA-2 can even be used to charge your smartphone on the go !
Oppo PM-3 Planar Magnetic Headphones
Oppo Reveal the Oppo PM-3 - Planar Magnetic Headphones
he Oppo PM-3 revealed at RMAF 2014 in Denver Colorado and available in the UK now at £349 currently is a closed back planar magnetic headphone and offers a more affordable version of the Oppo PM-2 (and of course Oppo PM-1 !) while retaining the planar magnetic headphone design. The PM-3s have focussed in on portability so are particularly lightweight, use the closed back design to shut out external travelling noise, and are sensitive enough to be driven by just a smartphone. They do improve with a dedicated headphone amp though.
Oppo HA-2 - Headphone amp
Oppo reveal the Oppo HA-2 - Portable Headphone amp and USB DAC
he Oppo HA-2 - will be a portable Headphone amp and USB DAC. It has been designed to be thin and long an mirror the dimensions of a mobile phone.
OPPO OCC XLR Balanced Headphone Cable
Oppo launch the Oppo OCC XLR Balanced Headphone Cable
he £169 for a 5 metre length ( just one length available) OPPO XLR balanced headphone cable has been designed specifically to connect the Oppo PM-1 or Oppo PM-2 planar magnetic headphones to a balanced headphone amplifier such as the Oppo HA-1.
Oppo launch the Oppo PM-2 Planar Magnetic Headphones
he £699 Oppo PM-2 - Planar Magnetic Headphones are now available in the U.K.
OPPO launch a new set of lambskin leather ear pads for the Oppo PM-1 Planar magnetic headphones
PPO Digital have launched a new set of lambskin leather ear pads designed to slightly increase the treble response of the Oppo PM-1 Planar Magnetic headphones. The good news here is that the ear pads will be free to existing customers. New customers will get the new ear-pads as standard.
Oppo launch the HA-1 - Headphone amp USB DAC and pre amp
he Oppo HA-1 - Headphone amp USB DAC and pre amp has just launched. In the US this is $1199. The UK price is £1099.
Oppo PM-1 - Planar Magnetic Headphones - more Info from Oppo
he Oppo PM-1 planar magnetic drive units feature a 7-layer diaphragm and FEM-optimised (Finite Element Modelling) high energy Neodymium magnet system. The diaphragm has a spiralling pattern of flat conductors etched on both sides and the double-sided design allows twice as many conductors to be placed within the magnetic field which leads to higher sensitivity, better damping and more even drive force.
Oppo reveal the PM-2 Planar Magnetic Headphones
he OPPO PM-2 Planar Magnetic headphones , offer a less pricey alternative to the OPPO PM-1 Planar Magnetic headphones, and are expected to be available in June 2014 at (in US dollars) $699.
Oppo announce the UK launch and price or the PM-1 Planar Magnetic Headphones
ppo have officially launched the Oppo PM-1 Planar Magnetic Headphones in the UK. The price in the UK is £1099 which is an exact dollar equivalent of the US price of $1099.
US price of the Oppo PM-1 Planar Magnetic Headphones announced
n the US the Oppo PM-1 Planar Magnetic Headphones will retail at $1099.
Oppo reveal the HA-1 Headphone amp
he OPPO HA-1 Headphone Amplifier builds upon the success of the Oppo BDP-95 and BPD-105 audiophile universal Blu-ray Disc players.
Oppo reveal the PM-1 Planar Magnetic Headphones
he OPPO PM-1 Planar Magnetic headphone (coming later this year) offers up a different way to think about planar magnetic technology.
Oppo BDP 105 EU
New OPPO Android Media Control APP
PPO has updated the Android Media Control APP to now support Tablets! (version 2.0.2). Find it via the Google link below :-
Oppo BDP 105 EU
Oppo Does DSD
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