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post #8011 of 8039 Old 09-12-2017, 10:34 AM
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Is D-Box still worth the hassle?

I'm getting close to the point of maybe thinking of buying it, but seems the problems outweigh the benefits right now.
They slowly fix issues like sync issues with different sources with the HEMC. While this hurt those who did not want to upgrade, at least D-Box provided current users a significant discount.

To determine if it is right for you, you need to look at what gets the most complaints. That is what titles are released and when. If you like to pick up the latest movies on Thursday and watch them within a week, you may be let down. At one point (short duration) the new codes would be out by that same Friday (only if coded the theatrical release), but that is not the case anymore. It can still happen, but it is more the exception than the rule. I would say the average is about 2 weeks with some odd Sunday code releases.

The next drawback is the subscription model. $250 a year. On the plus side, they do take coding requests. I know I have had over a half dozen titles coded after I requested, though some may have been in the pipeline without me knowing.

There also is no current support for audio mode on the HEMC, but that is something I never really used myself.

I hope I covered enough to help you make a decision .
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Me too, after a pause no Motion anymore.
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Me too, after a pause no Motion anymore.


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I had a similar wierd issue yesterday while watching a movie, i have two seats one love seat and one single seat. I paused it, did a rewind then forward, after that wierdly my love seat completely stopped responding and only my single seat was responding, one seat had to watch half the movie without any motion

This was the first time i had this, ive watched and paused movies before too and never had this problem, its also wierd how only one seat was affected.
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D-Box is working on this issue
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D-Box is working on this issue
OKay thanks, kind of wierd, because since last few days, ive watched a few movies, paused, rewind, forward and it hasnt caused any issues, its always synced correctly in back into place and the chairs have continued to work also.
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Curious what the prices are like now for DBOX. Is there a list? I'd need 4 single seats. Thought about it years ago but it was too much. Can it all be run from Plex now? Curious about that too.
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Curious what the prices are like now for DBOX. Is there a list? I'd need 4 single seats. Thought about it years ago but it was too much. Can it all be run from Plex now? Curious about that too.
I think you will find the prices have not gone down much if at all. I have seen a few deals over time, but not often. I waited 5 years from my 1st set until I found a good enough deal to complete the other seats. I also used a loveseat to help with costs.
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Curious what the prices are like now for DBOX. Is there a list? I'd need 4 single seats. Thought about it years ago but it was too much. Can it all be run from Plex now? Curious about that too.


Aa far as Plex, HEMC works with almost source.

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I think you will find the prices have not gone down much if at all. I have seen a few deals over time, but not often. I waited 5 years from my 1st set until I found a good enough deal to complete the other seats. I also used a loveseat to help with costs.
Sell me your seats...

I'm going to have to do a love seat I think.
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Sell me your seats...

I'm going to have to do a love seat I think.
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Has anyone tried to watch Resident Evil The Final Chapter?

I tried watching it in 3D, the HEMC picked up the movie but there was no motion or vibrations at all!!! ? Other movies are working fine though...

Edit: forget I said anything!! it works now the second time I tried it. Not sure what happened the first time!!

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“The engineering team is still working on it and today a new update is going to be push to all hemc that should solve the problem. Keep your HEMC online in order to get the update.”
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“The engineering team is still working on it and today a new update is going to be push to all hemc that should solve the problem. Keep your HEMC online in order to get the update.”


What is the latest version?

I got 2.0.1.10364
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D Box Pause then no motion

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Please report this to D-Box

I Increased Tolerance to max and that Problem never came back.
Originally.. during a quiet scene there would be no need for motion.. so after a short duration the System thought it was not receiving a signal in some error and shut down, if you re boot the system would come back up.
D Box could produce a solution by having some signal of no motion, but a signal.. so the system doesn't shut down.
Communication is slow with D Box, they have some very good people there, but it is simply a case of too much work not enough staff, as any business owner here will understand, it happens to us.

Increase Tolerance , report fault to D box.
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What is the latest version?

I got 2.0.1.10364
I have the same version after updating, so it should be the latest. I only wonder that there was never stated a date for the "Last Motion Code Update" in my app (also not with the version before). Can anybody confirm this also?
Aditionally the code for "Nocturnal Animals" has also not downloaded yet, although stated on the D-Box webpage since Saturday!
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I have the same version after updating, so it should be the latest. I only wonder that there was never stated a date for the "Last Motion Code Update" in my app (also not with the version before). Can anybody confirm this also?
Aditionally the code for "Nocturnal Animals" has also not downloaded yet, although stated on the D-Box webpage since Saturday!


Me too and no nocturnal animals
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Strange, the D-Box webpage is not available since several hours!? Hopefully it has not been hijacked again
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Strange, the D-Box webpage is not available since several hours!? Hopefully it has not been hijacked again
I noticed that too, but I did get my movie update for the week.
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I noticed that too, but I did get my movie update for the week.
The only new movie I got was finally "Nocturnal Animals". As I can not check on the D-Box webpage: Did you also got the codes for the latest "Pirates of the Caribbean" and "Transformers" movies which were announced as "coming soon" last weekend?
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Pirates codes are out since a while
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The only new movie I got was finally "Nocturnal Animals". As I can not check on the D-Box webpage: Did you also got the codes for the latest "Pirates of the Caribbean" and "Transformers" movies which were announced as "coming soon" last weekend?
Yes, I have both.
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Pirates codes are out since a while
I was only referring to the latest Pirates movie (Salazar's Revenge)
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Yes, I have both.
Thanks. I will try to update this evening again and see if this time it works.
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Thanks. I will try to update this evening again and see if this time it works.
You are welcome. I leave my HEMC on so it will catch the random movie update.
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How similar is commercial cinema DBox to home cinema DBox?

Same actuators? Same motion code?

Going to go see Blade Runner 2049 in DBox tomorrow before I plop down $10,000+ on DBox.
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How similar is commercial cinema DBox to home cinema DBox?

Same actuators? Same motion code?

Going to go see Blade Runner 2049 in DBox tomorrow before I plop down $10,000+ on DBox.
D-Box said the codes are a bit different, but I don't know in what way. This is apparently why there is a slight delay for codes to be released for titles that were coded for theatrical releases.

The actuators are the same but keep in mind that the experience can change based on differences in chairs based on several factors (how far the actuators are apart, softness of the cushion, etc..). I have not tried the theatrical recliners, but I am not a fan of their normal seats. This is primarily because your feet remain stationary and there is no headrest. I find the results distracting. On the positive side, depending on one's preferences, since the actuators are closer than what most home setups have, there is potential for greater motion (more travel side to side and back and forth).
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I'll likely put on low setting as I liked it at your place. You seemed to have it well balanced.

I don't want to exaggerate the movie I want to enhance the immersive feel of the movie.
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