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Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   10-24-2016, 06:00 PM
Replies: 238
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Posted By scott967
If the mainstream market moves towards the 7"...

If the mainstream market moves towards the 7" form factor, then the 55"+ market will be mainly for videophiles with dedicated media rooms. Maybe some space for larger display for sports viewing...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   10-03-2016, 02:42 PM
Replies: 27,506
Views: 3,725,443
Posted By scott967
There's a thread for that: ...

There's a thread for that:
http://www.avsforum.com/forum/106-dvd-recorders-standard-def/1390236-options-recording-after-dvdr-s-gone.html

scott s.
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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-28-2016, 04:17 PM
Replies: 10,695
Views: 1,034,446
Posted By scott967
OK I hit the processor reset again, and this time...

OK I hit the processor reset again, and this time it seems to have worked, at least the internal FM tuner and net radio is working. Of course I lost all my settings (I might have a settings backup...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-27-2016, 10:26 PM
Replies: 10,695
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Posted By scott967
I think my AVR-3311ci might be dead? Turned...

I think my AVR-3311ci might be dead?

Turned it on, no video out on HDMI monitor 1. No sound. Tried all inputs (HDMI) and also internal net and FM radio. No sound or video. Front panel seems to...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   06-24-2016, 12:47 PM
Replies: 27,506
Views: 3,725,443
Posted By scott967
I suggest using freeware program "Audacity". It...

I suggest using freeware program "Audacity". It has a wide selection of filter plug-ins that can be used to clean up audio. In particular I use one that does replay-gain analysis and then sets the...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   05-12-2016, 01:21 PM
Replies: 8,135
Views: 710,710
Posted By scott967
It's a 재벌 for crying out loud. While I guess...

It's a 재벌 for crying out loud. While I guess things are changing in Korea, I don't think the "separate companies" idea has any reality. But history suggests that panels become commoditized rapidly...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   03-30-2016, 12:52 PM
Replies: 8,135
Views: 710,710
Posted By scott967
Thanks. That's encouraging. I'm still using an...

Thanks. That's encouraging. I'm still using an ancient Samsung STB tuner.

scott s.
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Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   03-29-2016, 03:05 PM
Replies: 8,135
Views: 710,710
Posted By scott967
WRT the ATSC tuners, I would be interested in an...

WRT the ATSC tuners, I would be interested in an owner report on tuner performance in these units. I have yet to see a built-in ATSC tuner perform as well as my existing tuners. I get the feeling...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-25-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 3,418
Views: 641,168
Posted By scott967
Shows the general problem of open source...

Shows the general problem of open source software. You get dependent on one dev and if he leaves for whatever reason you are stuck.

scott s.
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Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   10-20-2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 27,506
Views: 3,725,443
Posted By scott967
Wish there was a way to just pull a .ts or.mp2...

Wish there was a way to just pull a .ts or.mp2 file off the DVR. I have an ATSC tuner in PC but prefer to use the DVR for typical content as LP record mode is fine for my purposes and the resulting...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-16-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 3,418
Views: 641,168
Posted By scott967
If MCM created .nfo files for each movie, that...

If MCM created .nfo files for each movie, that will always be used first when you tell Kodi to "update library" or "scan item". You can change the scraper for movie source to "nfo only", in that...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-16-2015, 01:43 PM
Replies: 3,418
Views: 641,168
Posted By scott967
Try working through the steps on this page first:...

Try working through the steps on this page first:
http://kodi.wiki/view/Windows_audio
It seems pretty in depth (I am using SPDIF in my setup so don't have direct experience to help).

scott s.
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Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-24-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 3,418
Views: 641,168
Posted By scott967
Kodi itself doesn't use the video source info....

Kodi itself doesn't use the video source info. Each skin determines the source by doing a string compare on the filename for the list of known source types. Typical use then is to display a flag...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   09-03-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 1,534
Views: 120,769
Posted By scott967
So the 65EF9500 is now a "budget" model? ...

So the 65EF9500 is now a "budget" model?

scott s.
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Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-29-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 3,418
Views: 641,168
Posted By scott967
I did some more reading on a user manual, and it...

I did some more reading on a user manual, and it appears that you can in windows sound playback tab options, you can set it for "Realtek HDMI Output". (You might need to change the settings to...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-28-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 3,418
Views: 641,168
Posted By scott967
Not positive, but I'm guessing your PC has audio...

Not positive, but I'm guessing your PC has audio out on an SPDIF/optical connection which I think is limited to "DVD" level passthrough (dolby digital 5.1 or dts 5.1). If you want HD sound I believe...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-24-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 3,418
Views: 641,168
Posted By scott967
There is a fork of Kodi called "DS Player" that...

There is a fork of Kodi called "DS Player" that for a while has enabled using madVr. It is kept up to date with Kodi 15/Isengard. You might want to take a look at it. Check it out from here:...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   06-21-2015, 09:07 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 43,373
Posted By scott967
I like my Magnavox DVDR, just wish there was a...

I like my Magnavox DVDR, just wish there was a way to pull off titles direct without having to burn DVDs. For a lot of my TV viewing LP data rate / half SD frame is sufficient. I couldn't see...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-07-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 3,418
Views: 641,168
Posted By scott967
I don't know anything about those skins, but I...

I don't know anything about those skins, but I took a quick look in 15.0 and don't see anything that is related to Kodi version. I looks like if you use the home window customizer (in Nox anyway)...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   04-16-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,216
Posted By scott967
(3) You haven't upgraded your receiver to HDMI...

(3) You haven't upgraded your receiver to HDMI 2.0a/HDCP2.2 yet?

scott s.
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Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-12-2015, 10:40 PM
Replies: 3,418
Views: 641,168
Posted By scott967
My experience, at least for the US, is that the...

My experience, at least for the US, is that the best addon is weather underground personal. To get this to work, you need to register on weather underground to get a "key", then copy/paste that into...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   02-20-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 27,506
Views: 3,725,443
Posted By scott967
I am on FF 35 running Ad Block Plus 2.66 and...

I am on FF 35 running Ad Block Plus 2.66 and NoScript 2.69.13. Used to run Ghostery but removed it. Most of the time I can just enable scripts on a page and it works, but some don't show any...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   02-19-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 27,506
Views: 3,725,443
Posted By scott967
Just be aware I have a couple sites that I have...

Just be aware I have a couple sites that I have never been able to figure out how to set up the blockers so they work. Also a local program that uses the browser for its UI and won't run with the...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   02-15-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,728
Posted By scott967
If the TV market is dying, I'm surprised that...

If the TV market is dying, I'm surprised that when I walk into Costco, what I first see is TVs. Tons of them. I guess word hasn't gotten to Costco yet that there's no market. Now CDs and DVDs,...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   02-07-2015, 03:19 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,639
Posted By scott967
Discussion makes me wonder about Lucky-Goldstar...

Discussion makes me wonder about Lucky-Goldstar acquisition of Zenith Electronics. I know they shut down all manufacturing (suspect that would have happened regardless) but now I wonder does Zenith...
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