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Author Topic: Dune HD Pro 4K II  (Read 3217 times)

Sledgehamma

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Re: Dune HD Pro 4K II
« Reply #30 on: June 16, 2020, 10:14:21 AM »
Do any players support Dolby Vision for local files?
No there is not. The previous reply mentions something with illegally cloned HW provided with hacked FW and sold from below the counter only.

Sure there are. The latest Nvidia Shield does support it as well as the ATV 4K and I'm playing DV profile 5 (single layer) files just fine with the ATV 4K from my NAS.
One could argue that these are streamers rather than media players, but the lines a blurry these days and the Shield can pretty much do everything that a media player can.

However "Dolby Vision support" doesn't really say much. The supported profile is very important. While profile 5 (single layer) is used for streaming content, profile 7 (dual layer) is what the UHD BD uses.
The SoC definitely supports DV. However, I don't know which profile. It could be both if the SoC is also meant for UHD BD players. While Oppo, Pioneer and Cambridge all use the same MediaTek SoC I don't know what Panasonic is using (most likely some sort of custom MediaTek SoC) and UHD BD players are not really flourishing anyways these days so its not that likely that the SoC is meant for those players.
That said, afaik Dune needs to negotiate directly with Dolby. So if they don't come to an agreement it doesn't matter if the SoC supports it or not. While they can argue for implementing profile 5 (as there are legal reasons for it), the argumentation for profile 7 will be very difficult as there is not really a legal way of playing those files.
« Last Edit: June 16, 2020, 10:23:57 AM by Sledgehamma »

Nice Monkey

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Re: Dune HD Pro 4K II
« Reply #31 on: June 16, 2020, 12:33:53 PM »
the argumentation for profile 7 will be very difficult as there is not really a legal way of playing those files.
Indeed, there are no players with DV for local ISO files and they are neither expected to come. Same answer but a lot longer.

Neither do care as I don't see an appealing difference between DV, HDR10 and HDR10+ watching the same source side by side. DV is very much overhyped. But anybody is free to feel differently.
« Last Edit: June 16, 2020, 12:40:45 PM by Nice Monkey »

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Re: Dune HD Pro 4K II
« Reply #32 on: June 16, 2020, 03:43:13 PM »
2 Questons:

1) Has anyone figured out what cable is needed to successfully connect an external Sate 3 HDD to this unit?

2) Are there any External 3.5" Enclosures with the correct Sata 3 connector exposed?

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Re: Dune HD Pro 4K II
« Reply #33 on: June 17, 2020, 03:48:11 PM »
2 Questons:

1) Has anyone figured out what cable is needed to successfully connect an external Sate 3 HDD to this unit?
Normally such Internal SATA cable is included. Flat cable of 30 cm with combined power+SATA connectors on both ends.
Is meant to be plugged straight into an Internal HDD without any enclosure.

2) Are there any External 3.5" Enclosures with the correct Sata 3 connector exposed?
External cabinets typically include power provisions and convert to USB3. Some use (also) SATA but then use E-SATA plugs (External SATA). There are SATA cable conversions for that

An alternative is using a Mounting Bay meant for PC's fitting in a standard PC slot.
Personally I just put them on top. Does not look nice, but then you should wait for the Plus model having an internal Docking.

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Re: Dune HD Pro 4K II
« Reply #34 on: June 20, 2020, 05:09:36 AM »
the argumentation for profile 7 will be very difficult as there is not really a legal way of playing those files.
Indeed, there are no players with DV for local ISO files and they are neither expected to come. Same answer but a lot longer.

Neither do care as I don't see an appealing difference between DV, HDR10 and HDR10+ watching the same source side by side. DV is very much overhyped. But anybody is free to feel differently.

New Gen Amlogic SOCs with CoreElec MIGHT be able to play DV as well, they're working on it. HDR10+ works fine already.

Jack_Daniels

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Re: Dune HD Pro 4K II
« Reply #35 on: June 21, 2020, 02:25:25 PM »
Will the HD Pro 4K II be able to RECORD HDMI in ?

Have other Dune players with both HDMI IN/OUT been able to record from the HDMI in?

Any further info available on delivery date ?

Thanks

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Re: Dune HD Pro 4K II
« Reply #36 on: June 22, 2020, 09:25:12 AM »
Will the HD Pro 4K II be able to RECORD HDMI in ?

Have other Dune players with both HDMI IN/OUT been able to record from the HDMI in?
Specification:
HDMI 2.0 input: connect an external HDMI source and display it fullscreen or picture-in-picture or record to a file

As far as I know this is provided by Realtek as part of their SDK.
« Last Edit: June 22, 2020, 01:03:02 PM by Nice Monkey »

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Re: Dune HD Pro 4K II
« Reply #37 on: June 22, 2020, 09:18:24 PM »
Thanks for the info.

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Re: Dune HD Pro 4K II
« Reply #38 on: June 27, 2020, 10:31:23 AM »
I use a Logitech Harmony One universal remote and I can find the first HD Pro 4K in the Harmony database. Are the Pro 4K II remote-instructions the same as on the Pro 4K?

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Re: Dune HD Pro 4K II
« Reply #39 on: June 28, 2020, 12:24:11 PM »
I use a Logitech Harmony One universal remote and I can find the first HD Pro 4K in the Harmony database. Are the Pro 4K II remote-instructions the same as on the Pro 4K?
I use the Pro 4K codes with my Realbox. Presumably they are the same.

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Re: Dune HD Pro 4K II
« Reply #40 on: July 04, 2020, 10:26:19 AM »
the lastest fw of pro 4k-II has the latest netflix fw..
can you write here what the fw version is?

I have pro 4k and have issues with netflix. but netflix on tv has no problem.. i have checked the versions.
tv has 7.3.2-3539 netflix fw
pro 4k has 6.2.2-2753

what about pro 4k II?
** forget my question..
netflix version has been fixed to 7xx but netflix doesnt play videos on pro 4k
« Last Edit: July 04, 2020, 07:14:02 PM by mdx »

 

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