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Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   08-25-2016, 12:46 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 6,556
Posted By Brian Hampton
Cool. I will look up Dunes as I have no idea what...

Cool. I will look up Dunes as I have no idea what they are.

edit -> I looked them up and they are cool. I used to have a SOC Sigma based up converting DVD player and it was nice. My htpc is great...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   08-25-2016, 10:42 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 6,556
Posted By Brian Hampton
My HTPC is perfect (most of the time) but I can...

My HTPC is perfect (most of the time) but I can relate to aversion to it.

-Brian
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   08-24-2016, 04:49 PM
Replies: 533
Views: 15,266
Posted By Brian Hampton
I've never used AnyDVD. I've always used MakeMKV....

I've never used AnyDVD. I've always used MakeMKV.

I don't back up the whole disc... just the movie typically. This is a area where I differ from the K system approach.

The only problem that can...
Forum: Screens   08-24-2016, 02:06 AM
Replies: 903
Views: 66,904
Posted By Brian Hampton
I rebuilt my HT earlier this year making it a bit...

I rebuilt my HT earlier this year making it a bit longer so I wanted to bigger screen.

I choose the 110 Silver Ticket (white) screen.

Mostly I love it... there is one spot on the front couch...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   08-23-2016, 11:20 AM
Replies: 1,089
Views: 32,995
Posted By Brian Hampton
I've never used AnyDVD and I've never liked...

I've never used AnyDVD and I've never liked Slysoft.

However,.. Anything like Jriver is going to be less plug and play for sure .. absolutely true.

In my case I use MakeMKV to well... Make...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   08-23-2016, 11:04 AM
Replies: 1,089
Views: 32,995
Posted By Brian Hampton
That's fine. Just wanted to add this review...

That's fine.

Just wanted to add this review in which the reviewer thought JRiver was the only real Viable alternative to Kaliedscape. My impression was the same. My Jriver system gives me what I...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   08-23-2016, 10:57 AM
Replies: 1,089
Views: 32,995
Posted By Brian Hampton
You would only use 1. No glue. They are all...

You would only use 1. No glue. They are all similar alternatives

You could install Plex in minutes and serve to every screen, computer, tablet and phone on your network. (Plex is one of the...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   08-23-2016, 10:49 AM
Replies: 1,089
Views: 32,995
Posted By Brian Hampton
Kodi, Plex, Jriver - they all run on Mac or Linux...

Kodi, Plex, Jriver - they all run on Mac or Linux or Windows.
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   08-23-2016, 09:36 AM
Replies: 1,089
Views: 32,995
Posted By Brian Hampton
Golly that's interesting looking. People...

Golly that's interesting looking.

People will do anything but use readily available software that does this stuff... Kodi, Emby, Plex, Jriver....

Why ?

I guess the fact that some of those...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   08-23-2016, 06:31 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 6,556
Posted By Brian Hampton
This and Target Ticket prove the notion...

This and Target Ticket prove the notion "Streaming is the future (if they don't shut it off tomorrow)"

It's not too late to buy discs. They even have UHD! The power has to go out for me to not be...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   08-23-2016, 04:27 AM
Replies: 1,089
Views: 32,995
Posted By Brian Hampton
Cool This sounds like the best possible solution. ...

This sounds like the best possible solution.

(Secretly though... JRiver ( and a modest PC to run it) does this NOW and it's very easy! .. So consider the best possible solution one that has been...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   08-23-2016, 04:23 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,832
Posted By Brian Hampton
Same here except I can't settle for...

Same here except I can't settle for Ultraviolet... Just looks like it's a Blu Ray with 20% of the quality missing. And usually there is the Blu Ray option.

If I'm on a plane with an iPad then UV...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   08-21-2016, 01:40 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 6,556
Posted By Brian Hampton
I don't fully know... it may not disappear but it...

I don't fully know... it may not disappear but it could become unplayable. Some services "phone home" and check everything out before playback. Whatever the case naturally I would hope the K-scape...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   08-20-2016, 05:36 PM
Replies: 533
Views: 15,266
Posted By Brian Hampton
Good Luck to the Kaliedescape customers.

Good Luck to the Kaliedescape customers.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   08-20-2016, 05:25 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 6,556
Posted By Brian Hampton
Great question. K sold a particular type of...

Great question.

K sold a particular type of UV-like download at full Blu Ray quality ... I'm sure anyone who bought those still has access to the general UV version but ... the general UV version...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   08-20-2016, 03:32 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 6,556
Posted By Brian Hampton
Physical Media for me. Kaliedescape is...

Physical Media for me.

Kaliedescape is dead, Target Ticket is dead, ... Physical media lives on.

(However, I watch on a 110 inch screen in a dedicated room.... if you're the guy who watches...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   08-20-2016, 02:23 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 6,556
Posted By Brian Hampton
none of that comic is relevant to me. I buy...

none of that comic is relevant to me.

I buy GoT on Blu ... best PQ.

Easy... funny how that option never gets mentioned in that silly comic.

-Brian
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   08-20-2016, 01:32 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 6,556
Posted By Brian Hampton
This is terrible I, personally, am so happy...

This is terrible

I, personally, am so happy I don't own any of the products.

Good Luck to the customers.

-Brian
Forum: HTPC Computer Items   08-17-2016, 05:00 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 82
Posted By Brian Hampton
(SOLD) FS i5 4460 3.2GHz

3.2 Ghz i5 CPU for sale.

Edit - SOLD
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-11-2016, 01:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 270
Posted By Brian Hampton
Look forward to replacing my NAS units with a...

Look forward to replacing my NAS units with a single SSD .. hopefully a small one... :)

(Realize that's a LONG time from now .. Hope I can wait.)
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-10-2016, 04:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 73
Posted By Brian Hampton
SSD with or without additional hard drive

Hi,

My HTPC has a SSD drive and all my media is on NAS units.

It came with a standard (not SSD) Hard drive that I removed but keep in a drawer.

If I installed that extra on board storage...
Forum: Remote Control Area   07-20-2016, 08:01 AM
Replies: 2,028
Views: 231,882
Posted By Brian Hampton
I don't know. What I do know is if you...

I don't know.

What I do know is if you contact support from within the app the acknowledge it right away and reply fairly quickly.

-BRian
Forum: Remote Control Area   07-10-2016, 04:49 AM
Replies: 2,028
Views: 231,882
Posted By Brian Hampton
I still can't get SC to update the manifest to...

I still can't get SC to update the manifest to more than zero items and generally opening the remote for the found phillips hue bridge causes roomie to crash out.

I feel it may be time to start...
Forum: Remote Control Area   07-09-2016, 02:17 AM
Replies: 2,028
Views: 231,882
Posted By Brian Hampton
I can control the lights with the phillips app...

I can control the lights with the phillips app and the iftt "do this" app.
Forum: Remote Control Area   07-06-2016, 02:36 AM
Replies: 2,028
Views: 231,882
Posted By Brian Hampton
Yesterday I got a Phillips Hue starter kit....

Yesterday I got a Phillips Hue starter kit. Really nice lighting automation.

Phillips app works but in Roomie there is something called Manifest that I think tracks your connected bulbs and that...
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