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Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-25-2015, 03:04 PM
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Posted By brickie
I'll add,Panasonic tvs support CEC out of the box...

I'll add,Panasonic tvs support CEC out of the box quite well to.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-24-2015, 11:13 PM
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Posted By brickie
Rob,thanks! Does Osmc even allow you to use all...

Rob,thanks! Does Osmc even allow you to use all the regular skins of Kodi? Just wondering if they were forked over as well.

Defcon, I assume that is raspbmc in your video..Looks like it's running...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-24-2015, 03:12 PM
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Posted By brickie
Thanks for the real world review! Not totally...

Thanks for the real world review! Not totally familiar with OSMC..Is it essentially just like Raspbmc? Essentially a Kodi "forkover"? Going to do some searching to read about it..If the setup is like...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-20-2015, 12:51 PM
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Posted By brickie
Thanks!! This is exactly what I was looking for....

Thanks!! This is exactly what I was looking for. I saw those other few threads on the Pi 2 but there was no real world experience in them. Can't wait til you post your reviews.

I too owned and...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-19-2015, 03:29 PM
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Posted By brickie
1GB Pi 2 First impressions...Looking for some

Used to use a 512 mb first gen Pi, and while it played everything I threw at it,it was just too laggy in terms of menus for my 1000+ collection of HD mkv's on my windows server. Just wondering if the...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-05-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 14
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Posted By brickie
Just to update.. in the end I decided to just...

Just to update.. in the end I decided to just leave the laptop on at all times.And this has been working perfect.When you goto the input it's on,you get a custom wallpaper for my htpc.Then hit the...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-06-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 14
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Posted By brickie
Actually that sounds like a good idea...will...

Actually that sounds like a good idea...will probably look into that this weekend if I have time.

What I would end up doing is using some cat 5 wire and locate the momentary switch close to...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-04-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 586
Posted By brickie
Yeah went thru bios and don't recall seeing...

Yeah went thru bios and don't recall seeing anything there..Will take another look though. Was really hoping to do this thru a mouse or something similar..Wanted it to be easy for when we have...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-03-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 586
Posted By brickie
Thanks for opinions..Tried a usb keyboard and it...

Thanks for opinions..Tried a usb keyboard and it was a no go.. I use a old dish network remote with flirc so really WOL really not an option for me..
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-02-2014, 09:54 PM
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Views: 586
Posted By brickie
Gotcha..that is kinda what i was afraid...

Gotcha..that is kinda what i was afraid of..Luckily i got a garbage non working laptop to experiment on before actually trying this..
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-02-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 586
Posted By brickie
hard wiring momentary switch to laptop KB to wake it from sleep, anybody did this?

I got a HP laptop, that Iv'e tried everything to get it to wakeup by remote control and even thru having a usb mouse attached to wake it from sleep but no go..I found a momentary switch in my...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-01-2014, 08:42 AM
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Posted By brickie
Cool story man!! Mine is still kicking strong..

Cool story man!! Mine is still kicking strong..
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-18-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,425
Posted By brickie
The Raspberry Pi, is great for what it is..Played...

The Raspberry Pi, is great for what it is..Played anything I threw at it. the painful part was the backgrounds being able to keep up changing while browsing my large library.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-17-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,425
Posted By brickie
Seems like this thing would be the perfect XBMC...

Seems like this thing would be the perfect XBMC machine!For anyone that has specifically used this with XBMC, how does it perform as far as the browsing thru your library,etc.. Even the Raspberry Pi...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-17-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,425
Posted By brickie
Just curious, could you install windows 7 on this?

Just curious, could you install windows 7 on this?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-22-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,041
Posted By brickie
What about Flirc. Simply the best thing since...

What about Flirc. Simply the best thing since slice bread.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-14-2014, 06:27 AM
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Views: 625,415
Posted By brickie
http://wiki.xbmc.org/?title=SMB/Windows I...

http://wiki.xbmc.org/?title=SMB/Windows

I just did a quick search for smb shares not showing up and this is the top page google came up with from last month. Hope there is some info here to get...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-14-2014, 06:25 AM
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Posted By brickie
Actually not sure what is wrong..but I believe...

Actually not sure what is wrong..but I believe when I was cruising the xbmc forums on their website,others have reported problems picking up shares. I would go there and check to see if there's some...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-13-2014, 11:08 AM
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Views: 625,415
Posted By brickie
Was just gonna comment on another Gotham feature...

Was just gonna comment on another Gotham feature I'm loving now. How they handle "movie sets" . Had a few sets in the past that didn't quite work right and was always a pain to fix. The new way to...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-12-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 3,312
Views: 625,415
Posted By brickie
Good to know for the future!! Another...

Good to know for the future!! Another question..Upgraded to Gotham and I'm really liking this. My question is though, has anybody else notice what seems to me to be a MUCH improved picture and sound...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-10-2014, 04:31 PM
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Views: 625,415
Posted By brickie
Wow! Never saw it..So it would have essentially...

Wow! Never saw it..So it would have essentially took my 6 hard drives and made them show as 1 JBOD(hard drive) when surfing for movies to watch?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-10-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 3,312
Views: 625,415
Posted By brickie
Maybe it's just me, but did XBMC finally add a...

Maybe it's just me, but did XBMC finally add a way to have multiple source(hard drives) appear as one link natively? Just saw what appears to be that option..Or just wondering if it's always been...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-06-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 345
Posted By brickie
Thanks for response..Yeah that is how I will...

Thanks for response..Yeah that is how I will start to handle things,or should I say let it handle things..

Thanks
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-06-2014, 01:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 345
Posted By brickie
Just curious if there is a "proper" way to add...

Just curious if there is a "proper" way to add movies in this situation? I currently have 6 hard drives in my server that Drive Pool makes into 1 hard drive of course. Just wondering if it's best to...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-11-2014, 11:54 AM
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Views: 212,032
Posted By brickie
Z-mad, just wanted to chime in on the pc mode...

Z-mad, just wanted to chime in on the pc mode settings..They were ok on my set but the game mode settings are most definitely the sweet spot, at least on my set. Didn't notice any SOE with pc...
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