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by BlueMac77
Thu Feb 13, 2020 2:58 pm
Forum: UHD drives
Topic: asus BW12B1St no power after flash
Replies: 5
Views: 231

Re: asus BW12B1St no power after flash

@MrMuffinJr. If the Asus drive was built before 2015 and flashing it may brick the drive.
by BlueMac77
Wed Feb 12, 2020 12:39 pm
Forum: MakeMKV for Mac OS X
Topic: MacOS No Longer Recognize Blu-Ray Discs in Two Separate Drives
Replies: 6
Views: 402

Re: MacOS No Longer Recognize Blu-Ray Discs in Two Separate Drives

Hi BlueMac77, Out of curiosity, what is the SMC version on your Mac? It should be on the Hardware Overview pane of the System Report app. I have zapped my PRAM but not with the drive removed. I will try that and report back. I can also try running the disc repair from the recovery drive, but this s...
by BlueMac77
Tue Feb 11, 2020 11:59 am
Forum: MakeMKV for Mac OS X
Topic: MacOS No Longer Recognize Blu-Ray Discs in Two Separate Drives
Replies: 6
Views: 402

Re: MacOS No Longer Recognize Blu-Ray Discs in Two Separate Drives

So there is something "below" makemkv at play here. Should I start thinking about the drive itself? I suppose that it's possible the ASUS is having some sort of firmware or hardware related issues? It made some grinding noises the night before I noticed it wasn't working. This happens from time to ...
by BlueMac77
Wed Feb 05, 2020 7:28 am
Forum: General MakeMKV discussion
Topic: Was told I have 30 days to evaluate and then I'll have to purchase
Replies: 3
Views: 441

Re: Was told I have 30 days to evaluate and then I'll have to purchase

jeanlucpicard wrote:
Tue Feb 04, 2020 7:56 pm
I'd like to skip the evaluation and just purchase now. How do I do so?
MakeMKV is an excellent app, worth the investment. Been using this app for almost 6 years and it’s fun to use
by BlueMac77
Tue Jan 14, 2020 6:09 pm
Forum: General MakeMKV discussion
Topic: USB 3/3.1 or SATA speed
Replies: 3
Views: 583

Re: USB 3/3.1 or SATA speed

So far my experience with USB 3, Internal SATA or eSATA were Okay. The ripping speeds are similar.
by BlueMac77
Sun Dec 29, 2019 8:30 am
Forum: UHD drives
Topic: Pioneer BDR-212DBK, works for rip UHD discs?
Replies: 6
Views: 872

Re: Pioneer BDR-212DBK, works for rip UHD discs?

A friend has a BDR-212DBK for sale just for $17 bucks, they used a couple of times and never used anymore. Works for UHD discs? now with Libre... As far as I know Pioneer BD Drives like the BDR-212UBK does not support 4K UHD ripping and may not yet be LibreDrive enabled. This was mentioned by the d...
by BlueMac77
Sun Dec 29, 2019 7:28 am
Forum: MKV file processing and playback
Topic: Audio Differences
Replies: 2
Views: 320

Re: Audio Differences

Hi guys, With 4k discs playing through an xbox that is connected directly to a soundbar there is a higher quality audio. When I rip the film to a drive and play it through the TV (TV connected to soundbar), the audio seems worse and there seems to be fewer tracks. Is there anyway I can verify what ...
by BlueMac77
Sun Dec 22, 2019 8:49 am
Forum: UHD discs
Topic: ASUS BW-16D1HT Installation for Mac Question
Replies: 11
Views: 1084

Re: ASUS BW-16D1HT Installation for Mac Question

I want to pick up this player so I can rip uhd discs to emby. However I have a mac desktop and no tower to put the drive in. Can I leave it out on my desk? If not, what do i need? Thanks. I can confirm the Asus BW-16D1HT blu-ray drive works perfectly on Mac OSX. Best set up is as an external blu-ra...
by BlueMac77
Wed Nov 13, 2019 7:33 am
Forum: UHD drives
Topic: Looking to buy laptop w/ compatible optical drive that can play 4K UHD blu rays (playback only)
Replies: 9
Views: 770

Re: Looking to buy laptop w/ compatible optical drive that can play 4K UHD blu rays (playback only)

nothing wrong with your advise and good article links. but i highly recommend against the Pioneer drives for now as he would have no backup plan if he cant get official UHD playback to work with it with the LG BU40N he can have official playback, unofficial playback and ripping Hi BillyCar11. Good ...
by BlueMac77
Wed Nov 13, 2019 12:07 am
Forum: LibreDrive drives
Topic: My mistake, Asus BD-16D1H-U Pro
Replies: 12
Views: 2615

Re: My mistake, Asus BD-16D1H-U Pro

Thanks for clearing up some of my incorrect thinking. A costly mistake on my behalf. Here's what MakeMKV says about the drive in Mac OS X version. I have seen comments that the Pioneer drives don't have BDXL support but the retail box clearly states BDXL Support? The Pioneer retail box with the tex...
by BlueMac77
Tue Nov 12, 2019 11:20 pm
Forum: UHD drives
Topic: Looking to buy laptop w/ compatible optical drive that can play 4K UHD blu rays (playback only)
Replies: 9
Views: 770

Re: Looking to buy laptop w/ compatible optical drive that can play 4K UHD blu rays (playback only)

Hey Guys, I am struggling to put a laptop together that can play 4k UHD blu rays. I understand that I'll need an external optical drive and PowerDVD ultra. I'd be extremely appreciative for any guidance. Like what Woodstock and BillyCar11 stated, there are hardware strict requirements to playback 4...
by BlueMac77
Mon Oct 21, 2019 8:38 pm
Forum: UHD discs
Topic: It's a Wonderful Life on 4K UHD Blu-ray
Replies: 4
Views: 1143

Re: It's a Wonderful Life on 4K UHD Blu-ray

Maybe wait for a couple of days and the new hash key will be available by that time.
by BlueMac77
Sun Oct 20, 2019 9:32 am
Forum: General MakeMKV discussion
Topic: "automatic sdf downloading is disabled or failed" while decrypting
Replies: 145
Views: 37569

Re: "automatic sdf downloading is disabled or failed" while decrypting

I’ve also been getting the “Automatic SDF Downloading is disabled…” message but luckily still able to rip 4K UHDs successfully in Mac OSX. Avoided configuring the DNS as I’m worried it might mess up my internet connection.
by BlueMac77
Sun Oct 20, 2019 9:21 am
Forum: Drives for sale, Flashing Services, where to buy...
Topic: “UHD Friendly / UHD Official” Libre Drives from California to Anywhere on Planet Earth!! (Best Products + Best Service)
Replies: 252
Views: 81034

Re: Need a 4K UHD “Friendly” / “Official” Blu-Ray Drive? - Any configuration, any size, any place, I'm at your service!

Alex do you have a drive that i could install in my mac pro 5,1 addition which would be able to rip my 4k blu ray disc? The blu-ray drives Alex sells will work well in your Mac Pro 5,1 installed internally or as an external BD drive. My Mac Pro is the same as yours. In my opinion , I would recommen...
by BlueMac77
Thu Oct 17, 2019 8:31 pm
Forum: Blu-ray discs
Topic: Fatal Error - BD+
Replies: 14
Views: 2359

Re: Fatal Error - BD+

Yes, I agree that it’s something to do with this version. I can see where I added Independence Day (BD+ disc) to my server last November so something has happened between then and present day. Hi Lovely Rita. Not sure if this will work, please try to reset your Mac’s “PRAM” if you have not done thi...