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Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-31-2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 3,432
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Posted By Foxbat121
Mkv is just a container. Whether or not the...

Mkv is just a container. Whether or not the player can play the files depends on the format of the video steam and format of the audio steam inside your mkv files.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-31-2015, 09:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 119
Posted By Foxbat121
My WiFi Analyzer tells me 1, 3, 6, 9 and 11 are...

My WiFi Analyzer tells me 1, 3, 6, 9 and 11 are all occupied :( I have no where to go.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-31-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 122
Posted By Foxbat121
In the age of digital video connection, that...

In the age of digital video connection, that really is not necessary anymore unless you have a color space mis-configuration. Most people simply calibrate a black level but a full vs limited range...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-31-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 122
Posted By Foxbat121
Differences in output range (Limited range which...

Differences in output range (Limited range which is what PS3 and all other consumer devices outputs vs Full range which is what a PC usually outputs) can't be calibrated away (it will be wrong...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-31-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 91
Posted By Foxbat121
Already discussed in this thread...

Already discussed in this thread http://www.avsforum.com/forum/26-home-theater-computers/2058850-big-wmc-guide-changes-starting-today.html
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-31-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 119
Posted By Foxbat121
Same here. All my desktops are wired with...

Same here. All my desktops are wired with powerline connections.


In my neighborhood of 1/4 acre lot (which is considered quite large lot in modern terms because new housing developments build...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-31-2015, 06:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 119
Posted By Foxbat121
This is specific to WMC connect to a network...

This is specific to WMC connect to a network CableCard tuner like HDHR Prime and Xbox 360 using as WMC extender for watching CableCard TV programming.


The protocol used is UDP with no error...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-31-2015, 05:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 119
Posted By Foxbat121
Wireless can't even handle regular HD programming...

Wireless can't even handle regular HD programming via WMC and Xbox 360. Get a powerline network adapter or MoCA.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-30-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 182
Posted By Foxbat121
Bingo! Most don't realize that clone/duplicate...

Bingo! Most don't realize that clone/duplicate desktop on two screens means you are no longer copy-protected as far as certain sensitive apps concern. You need to use extended desktop to get it work.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-29-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 38
Posted By Foxbat121
Most receivers allow you to pick audio source...

Most receivers allow you to pick audio source independent of video source. So, indeed you can configure your receiver to display pictures from PC while listen to music from a different input. But:...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   07-29-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 836
Posted By Foxbat121
You are the only one has this problem. That...

You are the only one has this problem. That speaks for itself. The fact most TV manufacturers don't encourage you to connect a PC precisely for this reason: it is not easy to configure a PC properly...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-28-2015, 02:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 152
Posted By Foxbat121
If you want to use PC on TV, a 1080p TV is a...

If you want to use PC on TV, a 1080p TV is a must. Just easier to work with. My local Micro Center has tons of them for around $200 (40").

...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-28-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 152
Posted By Foxbat121
Turn off the video processing on your receiver.

Turn off the video processing on your receiver.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-28-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 152
Posted By Foxbat121
A lot of old TVs with that 1366x768 native...

A lot of old TVs with that 1366x768 native resolution (it is not 1080i) do not accept native resolution ( as it is not a standard video resolution). Instead, it accepts standard 1080p, 1080i or 720p,...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-28-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 81
Posted By Foxbat121
You can't easily get rid of them. It is in your...

You can't easily get rid of them. It is in your source material. You will need some serious motion processing plugins or depending on your TV to handle it better. PC itself or video card don't...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-28-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 288
Views: 7,175
Posted By Foxbat121
It is true in general. However, it has never been...

It is true in general. However, it has never been the case for big utilities because the lack of competition.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-28-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 288
Views: 7,175
Posted By Foxbat121
Because they need to dedicate certain channels...

Because they need to dedicate certain channels for Docsis 2.0 modem users and Docsis 3.0 channels for 3.0 users. It is not like they can all work on the same channel. And in general, Docsis 3.0 uses...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-28-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 288
Views: 7,175
Posted By Foxbat121
Customer satisfaction is over rated. It only...

Customer satisfaction is over rated. It only matters when there is competitions and you want that CS to attract customers which in turn means more profit for the company. No competition means the...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-28-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 587
Views: 19,546
Posted By Foxbat121
Microsoft promised only free upgrade, not free...

Microsoft promised only free upgrade, not free clean install. Very different. Upgrade means you will have to start with an existing legit licensed install.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-28-2015, 07:40 AM
Replies: 288
Views: 7,175
Posted By Foxbat121
To Cable provider, Docsis 2.0 modems eat up too...

To Cable provider, Docsis 2.0 modems eat up too much bandwidth compared to Docsis 3.0. Bandwidth = $$$. So, get rid of a few Docsis 2.0 users (just like they did with Docsis 1.x) saves them a lot of...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-28-2015, 06:04 AM
Replies: 288
Views: 7,175
Posted By Foxbat121
Isn't most cable DVRs use the same Rovi guides? I...

Isn't most cable DVRs use the same Rovi guides? I know my local Cox uses Rovi.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-27-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 587
Views: 19,546
Posted By Foxbat121
Yeah, my current 10240 shed all traces of preview...

Yeah, my current 10240 shed all traces of preview warnings. For all intents and purposes, it is no longer a preview. The About windows also states Windows 10. I'd be surprised that the official...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-27-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 141
Posted By Foxbat121
DP 1.2 does not support HDCP 2.2 and HDMI 2.0. DP...

DP 1.2 does not support HDCP 2.2 and HDMI 2.0. DP 1.3 will support it. But WMC will not consider anything DP as HDCP compliant. So that's really a dead end as far as WMC concerns.



Yes, the GPU...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   07-27-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 836
Posted By Foxbat121
It looks as if your PC is outputting very low...

It looks as if your PC is outputting very low resolution 8-bit (256 color) VGA image. You definitely have problem with your PC's configuration. No TV, even the tube TV, will have this kind of...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   07-27-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 708
Posted By Foxbat121
Not just 4:3(and it's less an issue for me as I...

Not just 4:3(and it's less an issue for me as I never watch anything 4:3). Majority of Blu Ray movies are 2.35:1 aspect ratio. You will have black bars on top and bottom all the time if you watch...
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