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Forum: Remote Control Area   04-22-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 17,416
Posted By jmystikcfl
Had something odd happen the other day. Had a...

Had something odd happen the other day. Had a firmware update, after which all activities that involved lighting had to be reset. I'm using a Hue hub with some GE Link lights. Using the device page I...
Forum: Remote Control Area   04-02-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 17,416
Posted By jmystikcfl
And that's the weird thing about it. When I put...

And that's the weird thing about it. When I put in a device I know to be compatible and non IR, such as the PS3, it works fine. But, when I put in the Nexus Player or my Sony player it gives me this...
Forum: Remote Control Area   04-01-2015, 05:18 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 17,416
Posted By jmystikcfl
I had been looking at the Asus Nexus Player, but...

I had been looking at the Asus Nexus Player, but the link in your sig says that its not compatible due to the Bluetooth remote. The site doesn't seem to recognize that the Ultimate Home remote can...
Forum: Remote Control Area   03-31-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 17,416
Posted By jmystikcfl
Is there a list somewhere of media streamers that...

Is there a list somewhere of media streamers that the Ultimate Home can control? I'm currently using a Sony NSZ-GX7 GoogleTV box, and while I dearly love it, neither Sony nor Google will be updating...
Forum: Remote Control Area   03-30-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 107
Posted By jmystikcfl
The Ultimate Home includes an RF remote, the Home...

The Ultimate Home includes an RF remote, the Home Hub and 2 IR blasters with 8' cords. You should be able to put the hub in the closet with your equipment and run an IR blaster to the room with the...
Forum: Remote Control Area   03-30-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 57,191
Posted By jmystikcfl
I'm trying to get the speaker toggle programmed...

I'm trying to get the speaker toggle programmed but not having any luck. I have a Sony KDL-46XBR6 TV. It supports the feature through the menus, but there's no toggle button on the factory remote. I...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-26-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 3,638
Views: 588,275
Posted By jmystikcfl
Does anyone know if there's a discrete IR command...

Does anyone know if there's a discrete IR command to toggle the speakers on/off? I know the functionality exists through the menus, but I'd like to program it as a button on my Harmony remote. If...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   08-04-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,433
Posted By jmystikcfl
It was my understanding that the CoStar doesn't...

It was my understanding that the CoStar doesn't do 5.1. That was the deciding factor for me between the CoStar and the Sony NSZ-GS7. The GS7 streams 5.1 DD just fine from Netflix. That chart off the...
Forum: Speakers   08-04-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 468
Posted By jmystikcfl
A lot of it depends on whether you're looking for...

A lot of it depends on whether you're looking for surround sound in the 9x9 room or just an upgrade over the TV speakers. If you're looking for a full 5.1 setup, the Monoprice premium 5.1 channel...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-07-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,279
Posted By jmystikcfl
Another small update. Did some light streaming in...

Another small update. Did some light streaming in Plex from work yesterday. Was planning on watching more, but the Dead, White and Blue marathon on AMC served as background noise for much of my 16...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-06-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,279
Posted By jmystikcfl
Small update. All media has been copied over to...

Small update. All media has been copied over to the new machine. I've installed PlayOn, PlayLater and Plex on the new machine and shut down the services on my desktop. All seems to be well thus far....
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-05-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,279
Posted By jmystikcfl
I'm an idiot. The default install of Windows...

I'm an idiot. The default install of Windows didn't properly recognize the RAID controller. Installed proper drivers and it recognized the full 3TB drive.

That said, I've migrated about 1TB of...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-05-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,279
Posted By jmystikcfl
The 3TB drive was actually as cheap as a 2....

The 3TB drive was actually as cheap as a 2. Ideally, I'd like to end up with about 6-10TB down the road but that may end up being more trouble than its worth. I'd also like to be able to rip some of...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-05-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,279
Posted By jmystikcfl
Already have it set up for AHCI in BIOS. I just...

Already have it set up for AHCI in BIOS. I just don't think that the BIOS supports the 3TB drive. The BIOS shows it as 746GB as well. I think that's the root of my issue.

According to the warranty...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-04-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,279
Posted By jmystikcfl
I'm still using the 250GB drive it came with as a...

I'm still using the 250GB drive it came with as a boot drive. The 3TB is a secondary drive. BIOS shows it as 746GB and when I initialized the disk in Windows Disk Manager it shows the same. I have...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-04-2014, 05:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,279
Posted By jmystikcfl
In a stroke of pure luck I stumbled upon a WD...

In a stroke of pure luck I stumbled upon a WD Mainstream 3TB drive for only $78 out the door. 2 problems arose as a result. First, they only had one left (otherwise I probably would've bought 2 or...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-03-2014, 05:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 715
Posted By jmystikcfl
In my experience, the codes won't work for...

In my experience, the codes won't work for redemption after the expiration date. If you redeem them before the expiration date, the movie is good indefinitely. Hope that answers your first question.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-03-2014, 05:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 832
Posted By jmystikcfl
Personally, I'm all about this. I love the...

Personally, I'm all about this. I love the GoogleTV platform. Still use my Sony NSZ-GS7 nearly every day. What really makes it nice is the video passthrough from the cable co DVR. I can just pick up...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   06-20-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,279
Posted By jmystikcfl
Transcoding is a must in my setup. There's just...

Transcoding is a must in my setup. There's just no way around it without some serious sacrifices to quality or maintaining multiple copies of the media. Some of the viewing is going to be done off...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   06-19-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,279
Posted By jmystikcfl
Media server on a budget

I've recently decided to throw a bit of money at a problem I've been having for quite some time now. My desktop PC is currently pulling duty as a Plex media server, PlayOn server, media storage...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   06-19-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 533
Posted By jmystikcfl
Depending on what your source material is you may...

Depending on what your source material is you may run into problems with either one of those setups. I'm currently running Plex on my desktop (soon to moved to a dedicated server) and have run into...
Forum: Community News & Polls   04-24-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 14,357
Posted By jmystikcfl
Sony KDL-46XBR6. Been a wonderful set for the...

Sony KDL-46XBR6. Been a wonderful set for the last 5 years. Picked the XBR for 2 big reasons. First, 10 bit panel. All the other models in the Sony line were 8 bit along with the vast majority of...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-13-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 19,291
Views: 1,710,112
Posted By jmystikcfl
I like the new update. It looks absolutely huge!...

I like the new update. It looks absolutely huge! I do like that there's 7 rows of channels rather than the old 5. The new DVR list is similar to Comcast's offering what with everything being...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-22-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,999
Posted By jmystikcfl
I've only got 30 down / 3 up internet. Its get...

I've only got 30 down / 3 up internet. Its get exponentially more expensive to go higher from there. All the more reason I need a fast pc to transcode. In all honesty, she doesn't really care too...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-19-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,999
Posted By jmystikcfl
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by groove93 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1518327/media-server-cpu-requirement-question#post_24379412)

How old is that I5...
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