Is the manual available on-line?
Yes: BDP-83 On-line Manual. The table of contents entries in the on-line manual are clickable.
What are other useful resources?
The OPPO BDP-83 Product Page. AVSForum Official OPPO BDP-83 Owner's Thread, particularly the first posting, which has a nice summary. The BDP-83 Settings Checklist (PDF). More AVSForum threads:
Where can I buy this player?
OPPO products are not available from most retail outlets. Most people buy directly from OPPO Digital, or from their resellers.
Where can I buy non-Region A/1 versions of this player?
Watch the OppoShop web page or register for their newsletter.
What are the dimensions of the player?
As shown in the manual (References / Specifications): 430mm x 336mm x 77mm, 16 7/8 x 13 1/4 x 3 inches.
How do I pronounce OPPO?
The consensus of informed opinion is "OH no, OH Poe!" The people at OPPO don't seem to care how you pronounce it.