Here's the Oppo's measurements,If you think Oppo's have stellar Dac performance I hope you never hear an Esoteric, MSB or DCS current day DAC. The Oppo is a Toy in comparison. Never used an AVR in my life. Have 2 Multi-Channel Pre-amps (Conrad Johnson, Audio Research) and the current EXASOUND Multi-Channel Dac. Even the King of Surround, Kal Rubinson, used the ARC Pre-Amp for best quality (He doesn't like TUBE gear so the Conrad Johnson is out)
This is a review and detailed measurements of the Oppo UDP-205 UHD player's audio subsystem, specifically its DAC performance. It is on loan from a kind member. The retail price of UDP-205 used to be $1,300. Alas, Oppo has discontinued the unit so it is no longer for sale as a new unit. I...
But if your talking about "sounds like", do a very closely level matched, bias controlled, DBT listening test and even money says all differences disappear. Unless someones been voicing their product to sound different and "inaccurate" to the source. That would show up in the measurements.