Re: Upconverting encrypted DVD's
This is the reply I received (very quickly, almost immediately) from OPPO about this question:
The DV-970HD, DV-980H and DV-983H supports component based upconversion, but are restricted to 480p if the source material is CSS-encrypted. Almost all commercially mastered DVDs support CSS-encryption. There are third party firmware which will defeat the CSS compliance on the DV-970HD, but these firmware are not supported by OPPO Digital, Inc.
There is no known firmware which will remove CSS compliance on the DV-980H and DV-983H.
OPPO Digital, Inc.