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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-03-2015, 04:48 AM
Replies: 4,588
Views: 434,498
Posted By pittsoccer33
my gut says so. have you tried antennaweb.org? ...

my gut says so. have you tried antennaweb.org? that would give you the best idea of what kind you need for that specific channel.

i found that model a lot cheaper on amazon...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-02-2015, 04:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 126
Posted By pittsoccer33
I was under the impression none of them worked...

I was under the impression none of them worked reliably well. DVDO made a system I understood to be higher quality, but it seems to be discontinued http://www.dvdo.com/air/
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-02-2015, 04:17 AM
Replies: 4,588
Views: 434,498
Posted By pittsoccer33
WBGN actually doesnt exist anymore. This...

WBGN actually doesnt exist anymore. This wikipedia entry gives a pretty good rundown of its history, but suffice it to say that the channel is now called WEPA https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WEPA-CD
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Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-27-2015, 04:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 116
Posted By pittsoccer33
it must be some weird incompatibility with AMD...

it must be some weird incompatibility with AMD cards. i played musical GPUs last night and put a GT430 in the htpc and the 6450 into my girlfriends desktop (where the 430 was). now everyone wins.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-26-2015, 05:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 116
Posted By pittsoccer33
good (but disappointing) to know - this uses a...

good (but disappointing) to know - this uses a GM965 chipset
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-26-2015, 05:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 116
Posted By pittsoccer33
i cant get it to do anything on the pc - the bios...

i cant get it to do anything on the pc - the bios doesnt even show up. the old card still works just fine.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-26-2015, 04:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 116
Posted By pittsoccer33
new graphics card - no picture on pc

I purchased a fanless Asus AMD 6450 gpu to give my Niveus Vail htpc a little more life. I wanted the card to bitstream audio out of it, since the original card was a fanless Nvidia 8500GT.

I cant...
Forum: AVS Forum Articles   06-25-2015, 06:28 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,979
Posted By pittsoccer33
i dont like the tv above the fireplace, but in...

i dont like the tv above the fireplace, but in rooms that have a fireplace that space is usually the best location for a tv.

why?

especially in older houses that fireplace was the focal point...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-19-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 416
Views: 13,324
Posted By pittsoccer33
I have a $150 Best Buy gift card to burn, and I...

I have a $150 Best Buy gift card to burn, and I am very interested.

But as an HTPC and Xbox One/360 owner (who doesn't have a 4k display) I havent seen any of you post something that makes me...
Forum: Xbox Area   06-19-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 4,850
Views: 403,248
Posted By pittsoccer33
I read this wrong, and thought at first it was...

I read this wrong, and thought at first it was buy any game and get one free. I thought that would quickly take care of Batman for me and Jurassic Park Lego for Miss PS33.
Forum: PlayStation Area   06-19-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 73
Posted By pittsoccer33
Is Playstation TV right for me?

I've never owned a Sony system before, but there are a number of PS3 games I really want to play (namely Last of Us and the Uncharted series).

Best Buy has the PS TV on sale for $40 this week. Do...
Forum: Xbox Area   06-17-2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 19,547
Views: 613,105
Posted By pittsoccer33
No, I think its just a matter of weird encryption...

No, I think its just a matter of weird encryption or something. It handles VC1 titles.

AnyDVD is a solution too - you could run that and use MKVmerge to pull the two EVO files together.
...
Forum: Xbox Area   06-17-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 19,547
Views: 613,105
Posted By pittsoccer33
I imagine there are still patents and technology...

I imagine there are still patents and technology licenses around HD-DVD. That would explain why it was depreciated out of the PC software suites - somebody wanted money for including it.

I have...
Forum: Xbox Area   06-16-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 114
Posted By pittsoccer33
I'm going to connect a Monoprice unit up tonight....

I'm going to connect a Monoprice unit up tonight. It was about $17 and I got a 25 foot extension for it.

I will use it for an HTPC, Xbox One, Xbox 360, and receiver, so I will report back with...
Forum: Xbox Area   06-15-2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 19,547
Views: 613,105
Posted By pittsoccer33
When you play old console games on a PC emulator...

When you play old console games on a PC emulator sometimes you can use the beefier processor to render them at higher resolutions than the originals (like rendering Wii games at 1080p)

Could they...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-11-2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 224
Posted By pittsoccer33
really dont know what to tell you. here i am...

really dont know what to tell you. here i am watching the amazing spiderman 2 on my phone from outside my network. ive definitely never set up a vpn on this pc
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-11-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 224
Posted By pittsoccer33
Plex can do this with add on HD Homerun Viewer...

Plex can do this with add on HD Homerun Viewer https://forums.plex.tv/index.php/topic/101755-hdhomerun-viewer/
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-11-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 6,101
Posted By pittsoccer33
Yea thats sort of the point I made. While I'm...

Yea thats sort of the point I made. While I'm sure the new matrixing technologies would do a sufficient job using the height speakers as part of the surround mix, at this point I would rather have 7...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-11-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 6,101
Posted By pittsoccer33
Youre not wrong. I just thought that given the...

Youre not wrong. I just thought that given the choice of 7.2 or 5.2.2, I'd pick the one that I have more content ready to go for. Plus by forgoing a model with object oriented capabilities I saved...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-11-2015, 06:12 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 6,101
Posted By pittsoccer33
Too bad the sub $1000 models are all still...

Too bad the sub $1000 models are all still limited to 7.2 or 5.2.2. I finally just upgraded from a non-hdmi capable receiver to an 7.2 Onkyo. I didn't see any reason to go for the newer Atmos...
Forum: AVS Forum Articles   06-10-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,271
Posted By pittsoccer33
For me its about waiting for the content. Format...

For me its about waiting for the content. Format war aside, when did we really start getting a lot of bluray catalog releases? 2010? so the format had been out for a few years at that point. that...
Forum: Xbox Area   06-10-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 19,547
Views: 613,105
Posted By pittsoccer33
Crummy that they are limiting the PC adapter to...

Crummy that they are limiting the PC adapter to Windows 10 only. Too many missing features to upgrade.
Forum: Community News & Polls   06-10-2015, 08:19 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 2,377
Posted By pittsoccer33
In PA if you file online they actually...

In PA if you file online they actually pre-populate that field with a guestimate.
Forum: Xbox Area   06-10-2015, 08:13 AM
Replies: 19,547
Views: 613,105
Posted By pittsoccer33
waiting to hear that too. I just began moving...

waiting to hear that too. I just began moving into my new house and I'm going to test whether or not I can keep my XB1 in the basement and still play it on the main level.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   06-09-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 54
Posted By pittsoccer33
need help finding a versatile mount

I am considering the Epson 2030 for my basement and I understand that mounting it requires very precise measurements.

What I need is to find a mount that can telescope down between about 9 and 14...
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