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post #6421 of 6440 Old 06-07-2014, 01:44 PM
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So watched the reboot. I thought is was fine, but the MFX was actually better in the 80's version. I wonder if it has something to do with theatrical release codes.

I've found on occasion the theatrical codes seem a bit weaker when they make the transition to the home version.

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Lone Survivor was just added to the upcoming list.
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German Codes for Gravity are out. But they don't work for me, never had something like this before..
Controller says it syncs and shows "Gravity deu", but there simply is no movement. Seat does not "boot up" and nothing happens. Switched to english track or any other movie, and everything is fine, motion is available.
Switching back to german Gravity track: Sync is available, but no motion..

Anyone can confirm this or had similar problems?
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When I have this issue, i do the following in order and check to see if each step fixes the issue before going to next step.

  • Make sure nothing is on "mute". Does not hurt to check.

  • Reboot PC, or Controller, if using that.

  • Force the codes to download again. This one is a tad bit tricky and the rest of the steps need to completed entirely before testing again.

  1. Find the .xml file. It is called "FilmIndex.xml"
  2. Backup this file in case you make a mistake.
  3. Open the file with notepad, windows tends to pick IE.
  4. Ctrl - F and search for the film you are looking for.
  5. Once you find it, delete everything for that movie.
    The title will be between <Title> and </Title>. Above that, you will see <ID>###</ID> and above that <FilmIndex> Delete everything between this <FilmIndex> and up to and including the very next </FilmIndex> . If you do too much before or after, you can mess this file up or force the download of several movies. If the file is messes up, it could force the download of all movies, which is not something you want by accident.
  6. Save and then scan for new releases. It will think this movie is missing and re-download the codes.
Hope this helps.

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D-Box updated the german codes fpr Gravity and now they sync fine :-)

What are you favourite D-Box motion code demos? I have added a "motion code demo mode" to my homecinema control which allows me to play specific parts of a movie one after another, so I can let my guests experience 20 minutes of full D-Box motion experience.. At the moment I have the following movies configured:
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D-Box updated the german codes fpr Gravity and now they sync fine :-)

What are you favourite D-Box motion code demos? I have added a "motion code demo mode" to my homecinema control which allows me to play specific parts of a movie one after another, so I can let my guests experience 20 minutes of full D-Box motion experience.. At the moment I have the following movies configured:
(Movie / Start / Length)

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Hi there,

at the weekend i watch" Batmans Begins" again, but first time on D box.
The ride with the Tumbler was very well done !
Another movie i saw again the mfx was "jack reacher" first with t.cruise. the mfx are near zero BUT there is one long carrace scene wich is demo worth.

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Glad you are enjoying your set up. Thanks for the feedback.
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ETA on the new controller is tentatively set for September for anyone curious.
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ETA on the new controller is tentatively set for September for anyone curious.
Any news on price? Any changes with actuators?

September seems like a Cedia announcement.
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Sorry, all I got was an ETA. My sub was expired and I asked before doing a renew, just in case.
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Finally watched the second Hobbitt movie. Really enjoyed the MFX on that one.
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The Conjuring codes are out.
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For all D-Box enthusiasts !

Stop the presses! They're finally coding The Hurt Locker! And it'll be ready by July 16th.
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Stop the presses! They're finally coding The Hurt Locker! And it'll be ready by July 16th.
I've always wondered why it wasn't done previously but glad to see it. There seems to be an acceleration in titles right now and I couldn't be happier.
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Good News and a reason to watch the hurt locker again!

5 th element is not coded right ?
All Time Homecinemaclassic for me.
I can find it, is the reason that is a france movie ?

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Good News and a reason to watch the hurt locker again!

5 th element is not coded right ?
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I can find it, is the reason that is a france movie ?

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The 5th Element has MFX available.
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thanx Drvais, i finally found it in the libery under f.
But it still not synch, the english audio track nothing ! i think it is because i have the german disc.

After all these years, no german codes...same sh.. with all the new codes i download right now lot of movies with por/tha and so on,but no german
I hope the movie was on Passis List he send to canada

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I hope the movie was on Passis List he send to canada

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Yes, it is. If they proceed with the current speed of resyncing discs, it is a maximum of one year until the code is out for the german disc.... at the moment, about 1/3 of the ~90 discs I sent in are synced in more than half of a year..
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Yes, it is. If they proceed with the current speed of resyncing discs, it is a maximum of one year until the code is out for the german disc.... at the moment, about 1/3 of the ~90 discs I sent in are synced in more than half of a year..
Wow ! That's why they re-sync my discs so slow , cause u send them 90 discs at once time ! But there is a new rule , they are just finish two discs a week for one customer ! Probably better this way !
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