Our modifications for OPPO products stem back to the DV-981HD DVD player and have evolved over the years up to their 20X UHD players series. There last flagship UHD player, the UDP-205 is radically different from earlier designs and provides a superb platform for developing upgrades that take this product to new heights.
The 205 Reference modification transforms all aspects of the standard model so whether your player is at the heart of a home theatre system or your source component for CD/SACD and lossless music, our Reference modification delivers.
The power supply forms the foundation for any video or audio product with factors like noise or isolation determining picture quality and sound. While not all switch-mode power supplies (SMPS) can be categorised as noisy, the traditional SMPS used in UHD players have high output noise and introduce unwanted high-frequency switching noise. We take the players standard SMPS and replace it with a fully discrete very low noise linear supply. The new power supply utilizes a low noise toroidal transformer, Schottky diodes and very low noise discrete regulator stages for all circuitry.
It has been firmly established that the clock for the DAC is very important to sound quality. Our years in the development of very low jitter clocks and installing across a diverse range of products have provided a wealth of experience in optimising clock performance. We upgrade the oscillator for the ES9038PRO 2-channel board with a custom Reference clock. This new clock has extremely low jitter, 68 femtosecond which equates to 0.068 picoseconds (RMS: 100 Hz to 100 kHz). The new clock is professionally mounted using military spec shielded power cable and high-quality MCX clock cable.
The quality of the passive components used in the power supplies, decoupling, signal coupling, etc., all collate and there attributes affect the quality of playback. With over 30 years’ experience in selecting and matching components for optimum performance and synergy, we have applied our expertise to the OPPO’s design from power input to analogue output.
The operating conditions of video and audio are much improved when they can work in quiet environment. Inside any Blu-ray player the video processing generates its own noise as well as succumbing to external noise which can affect the players overall performance. To achieve the quietest electrical conditions, in the 205 Reference we use materials to absorb the unwanted EMI/RFI and improve electron flow to achieve constantly the best performance regardless of the surroundings.
The UDP-205 Reference Mod Includes:-
• New high-quality pure Copper IEC inlet with UP-OCC internal wiring to the power supply.
• Fully Discrete, Very Low Noise Linear Power Supply.
• Tuning of analogue audio power supplies.
• 68 Femtosecond Audio Clock.
• RFI & Resonance Control.
• Premium Grade Components & Cabling.
• Multi-Zone Blu-ray & Region Free DVD.
This modification requires you to ship your player directly to us using a suitable courier service. The time required to install the modification is typically 5 working days from the receipt of the player. The cost of the modification includes return shipping within the UK. Return shipping overseas is arranged through DPD, UPS or FedEx.