BDP-105 Asynchronous DAC FAQ
Questions frequently asked at AVSForum about the BDP-105.
The BDP-105 shares the same playback platform as the BDP-103, therefore most questions concerning it that do not revolve around its 'optimized analog audio performance', the 'headphone output' and 'digital coaxial, optical and asynchronous USB inputs' are likely the same as those addressed within the BDP-103 FAQ pages.
How do I get the Asynchronous USB port working with my computer?
First, turn on the player and then press the INPUT button. Select "USB AUDIO IN".
For Windows computers (XP, Vista, Windows 7/8): Download the software driver. Please unzip the downloaded package and double-click on the "setup.exe" file, then follow the on-screen instructions to finish this installation. Select the BDP-105 as your sound output device by setting "Control Panel -> Hardware and Sound -> Sound -> Playback" to "OPPO USB Audio Device 2.0".
For Mac computers: no software driver is required. Please set "System Preferences -> Sound -> Output" to "OPPO USB Audio Device 2.0".
I am only getting 16-bit/44.1KHz into the player. How do you get higher resolution audio?
There are two ways to accomplish getting higher quality audio. The first, but least recommended, is to set your computer to upsample all audio that is playing. To accomplish this go into "Control Panel -> Hardware and Sound -> Sound -> Playback" and selecting "OPPO USB Audio Device 2.0" and then "Properties". Under "Advanced" change "Default Format" to "2 channel, 24-bit, 192000 Hz (Studio Quality)". Press "OK" to save.
The better solution is to use higher resolution audio files in conjunction with a real media player such as foobar2000. By default foobar2000, and any other audio program, will be using "Direct Sound" drivers. We need to switch this to "Kernel Streaming (KS)" or "WASAPI" drivers.
With foobar2000 running select "File" then "Preference" (or press "Ctrl+P" with your keyboard). Inside "Preference" you will see a tab on the left labeled "Playback". Under "Playback" you will want to select "Output".
You will want to choose either "Kernel Streaming (KS)" or "WASAPI". Now select "APPLY".
You should now get source in; source out audio.