I tried Fing. It appears that the BR Player isn't showing up on its scan. Perhaps I should return to the disk image rout and extracting audio files from it. Can you possibly direct me to a Forum that can help me?

I bet it's there in Fing and it's just identifying by the maker of that player's network interface card (NIC) rather than Sony. Do you see one thats labeled as Hon Hai Precision?

You are at the forum that can help you, we are helping you.

You can certainly use your AutoRip drive to make the ISO, then extract DSF from it using what you already have setup, thats easy, however you won't be able to rip any SACD that has "special" non-English characters present in the metadata, a known limitation of AutoRip.

The more you convince yourself of failure, the less quickly you'll be up and running. I''m telling you the setup is already 99% complete, trust me, it is.

I also showed you above that your screenshot had the IP address, and indicated the player was successfully connected to the network, did you disconnect that monitor/display?

Once you've established a network connection, just enter that IP address in the GUI.

You've not answered regarding the USB flash drive so I'll just leave a screenshot of what that folder structure needs to be below:

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Put the flash drive into the player and when the disc tray auto-opens, place a disc in it, and use the OFF button to close the tray. Watch the front panel LED display flash OFF for approximately 4-5 seconds, and when that display goes dark, Run the rip.
 
Hi again! I have had success ripping 20+ SACDs over the last few months, I rip them as I get them in the mail and whatnot. I have become very comfortable with the process and haven't changed anything on my computer (no new OS--still on Sonoma 14.0), haven't changed the location of the SACD extract folder, haven't changed the blu-ray player settings, and haven't touched the thumb drive...but I am getting an error tonight saying Can't open 192.168.1.27:2002 for reading. I have been following the instructions in post #591 explicitly and have had no problems for a few months, and now I seem to be stuck again--would appreciate any troubleshooting steps. Thanks again for your support! MFSL Van Halen II is sitting here ready to be ripped!
 

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Hi again! I have had success ripping 20+ SACDs over the last few months, I rip them as I get them in the mail and whatnot. I have become very comfortable with the process and haven't changed anything on my computer (no new OS--still on Sonoma 14.0), haven't changed the location of the SACD extract folder, haven't changed the blu-ray player settings, and haven't touched the thumb drive...but I am getting an error tonight saying Can't open 192.168.1.27:2002 for reading. I have been following the instructions in post #591 explicitly and have had no problems for a few months, and now I seem to be stuck again--would appreciate any troubleshooting steps. Thanks again for your support! MFSL Van Halen II is sitting here ready to be ripped!
Where do I find Post #591? Thanks. DB
 
I was able to solve my own problem, the IP address on the Blu-Ray Player had changed for the first time, I thought it was just static. I went in and found what it had changed to, and everything is working again. Thanks!
 
I bet it's there in Fing and it's just identifying by the maker of that player's network interface card (NIC) rather than Sony. Do you see one thats labeled as Hon Hai Precision?

You are at the forum that can help you, we are helping you.

You can certainly use your AutoRip drive to make the ISO, then extract DSF from it using what you already have setup, thats easy, however you won't be able to rip any SACD that has "special" non-English characters present in the metadata, a known limitation of AutoRip.

The more you convince yourself of failure, the less quickly you'll be up and running. I''m telling you the setup is already 99% complete, trust me, it is.

I also showed you above that your screenshot had the IP address, and indicated the player was successfully connected to the network, did you disconnect that monitor/display?

Once you've established a network connection, just enter that IP address in the GUI.

You've not answered regarding the USB flash drive so I'll just leave a screenshot of what that folder structure needs to be below:

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Put the flash drive into the player and when the disc tray auto-opens, place a disc in it, and use the OFF button to close the tray. Watch the front panel LED display flash OFF for approximately 4-5 seconds, and when that display goes dark, Run the rip.
Hi Mickey, where will I find the above screen? I'm running Mojave. Thanks. Doug
 
Hi Mickey, where will I find the above screen? I'm running Mojave. Thanks. Doug

That screenshot is the Mac's Finder, you insert the USB flash drive into the computer and place the Pioneer-Sony AutoScript folder on the flash drive, the folder structure should then look like what I posted when viewed in Finder.

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I bet it's there in Fing and it's just identifying by the maker of that player's network interface card (NIC) rather than Sony. Do you see one thats labeled as Hon Hai Precision?

You are at the forum that can help you, we are helping you.

You can certainly use your AutoRip drive to make the ISO, then extract DSF from it using what you already have setup, thats easy, however you won't be able to rip any SACD that has "special" non-English characters present in the metadata, a known limitation of AutoRip.

The more you convince yourself of failure, the less quickly you'll be up and running. I''m telling you the setup is already 99% complete, trust me, it is.

I also showed you above that your screenshot had the IP address, and indicated the player was successfully connected to the network, did you disconnect that monitor/display?

Once you've established a network connection, just enter that IP address in the GUI.

You've not answered regarding the USB flash drive so I'll just leave a screenshot of what that folder structure needs to be below:

View attachment 81930

Put the flash drive into the player and when the disc tray auto-opens, place a disc in it, and use the OFF button to close the tray. Watch the front panel LED display flash OFF for approximately 4-5 seconds, and when that display goes dark, Run the rip.
Hi Mikey, I've been off doing other things. I'm attaching the contents of my Auto Script Folder that goes on my Flash drive. I successfully got .iso files from a couple of SACDs. But I don't know how to turn them into dsf files. Thanks. Doug
 

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Hi Mikey, I've been off doing other things. I'm attaching the contents of my Auto Script Folder that goes on my Flash drive. I successfully got .iso files from a couple of SACDs. But I don't know how to turn them into dsf files. Thanks. Doug

You are showing your AutoRip flash drive, the one you had been using previously. AutoRip is not the same as the network server method, as previously discussed.

We were trying to setup the network server method for you, and that requires a different AutoScript, as previously stated and linked to, you need a flash drive prepared with the Pioneer-Sony AutoScript to use the network server method. You asked me what my screenshot was and how to see that screen, mine was the Pioneer-Sony version needed for the network server method.

Regardless, all you have to do to extract DSF from an ISO is put SACDExtractGUI into File mode, which is a radio button election in the Input field. After selecting File mode, use the Input field's Browse button to select your ISO, and then Run the extract.

Off doing other things is fine of course, but that doesn't mean you can't go back and reread previous posts and replies, you were 99% setup to use the network server method and even asked what my screenshot of the Pioneer-Sony AutoScript was and where to find it.
 
You are showing your AutoRip flash drive, the one you had been using previously. AutoRip is not the same as the network server method, as previously discussed.

We were trying to setup the network server method for you, and that requires a different AutoScript, as previously stated and linked to, you need a flash drive prepared with the Pioneer-Sony AutoScript to use the network server method. You asked me what my screenshot was and how to see that screen, mine was the Pioneer-Sony version needed for the network server method.

Regardless, all you have to do to extract DSF from an ISO is put SACDExtractGUI into File mode, which is a radio button election in the Input field. After selecting File mode, use the Input field's Browse button to select your ISO, and then Run the extract.

Off doing other things is fine of course, but that doesn't mean you can't go back and reread previous posts and replies, you were 99% setup to use the network server method and even asked what my screenshot of the Pioneer-Sony AutoScript was and where to find it.
Hi Mikey, What about a destination folder for the extracted files?, Thanks. Doug
 
Hi Mikey, What about a destination folder for the extracted files?, Thanks. Doug

That's just wherever you want the extracted album written to, your choice, just use the Browse button in that Output field to select a destination for where you'd like the extract to go... i.e. Desktop, Music folder, etc...
 
That's just wherever you want the extracted album written to, your choice, just use the Browse button in that Output field to select a destination for where you'd like the extract to go... i.e. Desktop, Music folder, etc...
When I put the jar app into browse, I get grayed out files. Two screen shots,
 

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That's just wherever you want the extracted album written to, your choice, just use the Browse button in that Output field to select a destination for where you'd like the extract to go... i.e. Desktop, Music folder, etc...
A clearer view of the folder containing the iso audio files.
 

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A clearer view of the folder containing the iso audio files.

Those are not ISOs, if they were, they would have a .iso file extension. Those are folders, ISOs are files, you are looking for a file with a .iso file extension.

When I put the jar app into browse, I get grayed out files. Two screen shots,

Again, those are folders, not files, and that's why they are greyed out, you can only select a file with a .iso file extension on it.

I also see another problem in your screenshot, you failed in various previously posted instructions to properly setup the very first field at the top in the GUI (the Program field), that's been ignored.
 
Those are not ISOs, if they were, they would have a .iso file extension. Those are folders, ISOs are files, you are looking for a file with a .iso file extension.



Again, those are folders, not files, and that's why they are greyed out, you can only select a file with a .iso file extension on it.

I also see another problem in your screenshot, you failed in various previously posted instructions to properly setup the very first field at the top in the GUI (the program field), that's been ignored.
In SACDExtract GUI, I selected the iso file for the album. I got an error message saying the file does not exist or is not executable. Is there a way to make those iso files, executable? I tried your method in Terminal for making the extractor executable, but it did not work.
 

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I tried your method in Terminal for making the extractor executable, but it did not work.

Yes it did work, as you stated here:

I have confirmed that sacd_extract is now Unix Executable.

Remember that?

I selected the iso file for the album. I got an error message saying the file does not exist or is not executable. Is there a way to make those iso files, executable?

You are now conflating two totally separate things, the sacd_extract file does need to be executable, however that has exactly nothing to do with any .ISO files, you are not trying to make the ISOs executable.

In your above screenshot you had selected an ISO here:

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Specify the path to the sacd_extract file (the Unix executable) in the Program field using the Browse button.
 
Yes it did work, as you stated here:



Remember that?



You are now conflating two totally separate things, the sacd_extract file does need to be executable, however that has exactly nothing to do with any .ISO files, you are not trying to make the ISOs executable.

In your above screenshot you had selected an ISO here:

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Specify the path to the sacd_extract file (the Unix executable) in the Program field using the Browse button.
Dear Mikey, IT WORKS! Yay Yay Yay!!! I cannot thank you enough for your patience, and your encouragement. You are a terrific leader and teacher. Someday, I may try your other method, but for now this works, great. If there is anything I can ever do for you, please let me know, and I'll try and do it. Again, many, many thanks. Doug
 
Hi, I scanned the thread but could not find a complete answer to my question; is there a universal player (SACD, DVD-Audio, Blu-Ray Audio) that I can use as a transport and rip SACD's with? It would be super cool if it was also DVD/BR region free!
 
Thanks you guys for your nice work, my old dream -to have on my Sony HAPZ1ES's HDD all my collection of SACD (for now about 65) is realized! Now i have another problem : Before discovering this ripping method (thanks again! ), i became a HUGE work, to "rip" the hard way some of my SACD using the analog output of my Sony SCD-777ES connected to the analog input of my Tascam DA-3000 SACD recorder in DSD 5.6 MHz mode. Now i have on my HAP-Z1ES HDD two version of my Pink Floyd - Wish You Were Here , one by direct ripping using a Sony BDP-S4100 and one using analog output of SCD-777ES and the TASCAM DA-3000. First is 1.74 GB, second 3.48 GB. The quality of the direct ripping is very good, but the version using the pair SCD777ES/DA3000 is superb ! It is real music...So, for some selected SACD i will have to continue the hard way, using 2 conversion D-A /A-D , that sound crazy but is true.
Now my question : Does any of you used more BD players to rip same SACD? If so, it is any difference of sound quality? In other words, if i use a better BD player than my BDP-S4100 i have chance to obtain a better quality of sound?
 
Does any of you used more BD players to rip same SACD? If so, it is any difference of sound quality? In other words, if i use a better BD player than my BDP-S4100 i have chance to obtain a better quality of sound?

I have used countless different Blu-ray player models, everything from the cheapest Sonys to much more expensive units from Oppo, Cambridge, and Denon. There is no difference in the quality of the rip.

If you are using EuFlo's enhanced version of sacd_extract you can see in the GUI if the rip contains all of the expected audio frames and disc sectors identified in reading the disc's table of contents. So long as the disc isn't physically damaged, and the player's laser is functioning normally, then all of the disc's data will be ripped regardless of the player's original price or build quality.
 
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