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Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-25-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 740
Posted By MrBobb
That's a bummer, 'coz the whole selling point of...

That's a bummer, 'coz the whole selling point of the "new & improved" 2255 was better tuner.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-23-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 209
Posted By MrBobb
Is this happening with multiple channels or just...

Is this happening with multiple channels or just 1 channel? What does the Media Center's strength meter says?

It happened to me with 1 channel that no matter what I do, the PC card won't get it,...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-20-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 543
Posted By MrBobb
Am not going to argue if you are dead-set to wake...

Am not going to argue if you are dead-set to wake from S5, but I do want to give you some empirical data. From the several boxes I've MEASURE this, both S3 (the most efficient and simple sleep mode)...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-20-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,365
Posted By MrBobb
Yup, got the 2255 from Newegg. For those who are...

Yup, got the 2255 from Newegg. For those who are interested, here is the thermal signature of the 2255, am using it in a fan-less box.
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Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-08-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 208
Posted By MrBobb
W/wo fan depends on the enclosure. A traditional...

W/wo fan depends on the enclosure. A traditional enclosure has the PSU sucks hot air from inside the enclosure and vents it out, so if you have one of these, you need a fan. If your enclosure has...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-08-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,280
Posted By MrBobb
Am still waiting for a Kinetic-controlled HTPC...

Am still waiting for a Kinetic-controlled HTPC myself. There is one out there but looks like is stuck in experimental stage forever.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-07-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,280
Posted By MrBobb
Is not bad looking as is, but if you want a...

Is not bad looking as is, but if you want a glass-like front, you maybe able to slap a piece of plexiglass on it to match. If you are on the West coast, Tap Plastic maybe able to drill the holes for...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-06-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,365
Posted By MrBobb
Yeah I ordered the 1213 and got a 2255, hopefully...

Yeah I ordered the 1213 and got a 2255, hopefully there are no new revisions' bugs.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-02-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,365
Posted By MrBobb
Uh-oh, I just ordered a 2250 from NewEgg. Should...

Uh-oh, I just ordered a 2250 from NewEgg. Should I return and buy a 2255 instead. What do you think?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-03-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,421
Posted By MrBobb
Best with Video Metadata?

Same question here, I don't use cable, BUT I have an extensive collection of videos clips and WMC only allows me to sort them by Folder, Name and Date? that seems rather limited. I want a front end...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-01-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,748
Posted By MrBobb
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by StinDaWg http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1534046/prebuilt-htpc-assasin-vs-puget-vs-mac-mini#post_24780837)

How about just...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-31-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 659
Posted By MrBobb
Am not so much concerned with performance...

Am not so much concerned with performance blah-blah.

Am more concerned with drivers availability and compatibility. If I am using 2 years old hardware will I have difficulty with 8.1, or can 8.1...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-25-2013, 12:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 674
Posted By MrBobb
OK, looking to build a PC or MAC based DVR, BUT...

OK, looking to build a PC or MAC based DVR, BUT my top requirement is, I will be able to program recordings via my Macbook/iPad/iPhone, from the Internet. Some times I am at work and I forget I need...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-02-2013, 06:33 PM
Replies: 15,274
Views: 1,624,090
Posted By MrBobb
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by caliwxdude http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/793017/san-francisco-ca-comcast/15030#post_23793176)

The days of ClearQAM are also...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-31-2013, 03:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 531
Posted By MrBobb
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by pittsoccer33 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1465702/built-in-dvr-mobo#post_23143715)

does your need for an integrated...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-28-2013, 06:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 531
Posted By MrBobb
Is there such a thing as a Mobo with built-in...

Is there such a thing as a Mobo with built-in DVR hardware? I will need ATSC/QAM recording only.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-10-2013, 11:14 PM
Replies: 529
Views: 60,719
Posted By MrBobb
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Repdetect http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1449489/anyone-here-using-an-emotiva-umc-200-what-are-your-thoughts/90#post_23024944)
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Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-31-2013, 06:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 841
Posted By MrBobb
For my new media server, must accommodate 6-8...

For my new media server, must accommodate 6-8 3.5 HDD with slim front-loading caddies like those professional BLADES servers, but I don't want a rack-mount, a tower.

Seen any?
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   11-08-2012, 09:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,655
Posted By MrBobb
Looking at the N600, of course you have N150,...

Looking at the N600, of course you have N150, N300, N750, n900.. blah-blah, fine.

But that's not enough. The N600 has like 5 flavors, sub category WNDR... blah-blah. So I narrow down to the...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   08-22-2012, 12:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 915
Posted By MrBobb
My AV equipment is on a plain old power strip,...

My AV equipment is on a plain old power strip, the strip has one of those cheap MOV thing I believe against surge but I've read it doesn't do anything. I live in a suburb in an area that has no...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   08-22-2012, 12:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 410
Posted By MrBobb
not reading this train wreck.

not reading this train wreck.
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   08-22-2012, 12:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 737
Posted By MrBobb
People still lug their boat anchors to LANs? A...

People still lug their boat anchors to LANs? A spiffy XPS notebook/desktop replacement not enough?
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   08-22-2012, 12:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,166
Posted By MrBobb
If just speakers wires, should be OK. But I do...

If just speakers wires, should be OK. But I do hope those 4 outlets in the wall included the BUNDLE of cables you will need from components -> TV.
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   08-22-2012, 12:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 991
Posted By MrBobb
Holly crap, do u still have 8-tracks?...

Holly crap, do u still have 8-tracks? http://files.avsforum.com/images/smilies/biggrin.gif Good luck if anybody responds, this thread belongs in an OLD MOVIES forum. Although Indiana Jones is not...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-22-2012, 11:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 436
Posted By MrBobb
Are you using external receiver/speakers?

Are you using external receiver/speakers?
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