Panasonic emailed me and suggested a DMP-BD81. That player does not even have a SPDIF out, so they pretty much disregarded the most important part of my enquiry, which was which player output 24/192 FLAC files from the SPDIF out!
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Maybe, at this point, it would be better to just get a 24/192 USB DAC? LH Labs is supposed to ship their Geek USB DAC in April and the prototypes have gotten encouraging writeups. Since you'd take the analog signal from the DAC into your Denon, no need for the higher priced models. Price = $200 USD. Take a look here: Geek Out.
A few big discoveries on my front today for my high res sources today.....
For $40 you might be able to use an inexpensive player to get where you want to be. The Gist of this device is that even the mighty oppo downsamples its spdif to 16/44. You have to go out over HDMI to get Hi res.....
The second revelation and the more importantly is
I can play 24 196 over my droid..... Now to see if I can get it to work over UPNP and then I am home....
What would host the USB drive and give you the music browser? I am not aware of many DVD players or even other devices that have USB drive streaming capabilities, if you have identified something inexpensive that supports USB drives and can feed USB audio out, I would be very interested.... Your points are one of the main reasons I love my NAS and DLNA. Its up and I can stream. Just not many 24/96 sources, I may have solved that today if I can find a DLNA client for a phone or tablet that will feed the USB audio player. That would be cool. I also read that the new Galaxy Tab 2014's natively support 24 bit over USB out which would also be cool.
Here is interesting commentary on the 6200 it looked sweet till I saw this. Still be ok for my application though
It says you cant see local media content from the app only DLNA media....