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Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-07-2014, 02:36 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,570
Posted By Specka
Personally, my move away from WMC was due to its...

Personally, my move away from WMC was due to its inherently closed design. In its bare form its very limited and you have to hack in various things, even basic stuff like codec support.
The other...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-05-2012, 08:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,793
Posted By Specka
I had same thing happen. I updated mine more...

I had same thing happen. I updated mine more than once before and rolled back due to a decrease in functionality with the network audio function in the new firmware. Now that the inbuilt streaming...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-22-2012, 01:49 AM
Replies: 2,392
Views: 343,128
Posted By Specka
I have just bricked the unit though have used...

I have just bricked the unit though have used the recovery process in the past successfully - can anyone please repost the firware fix as the link here is dead.



Quote:Originally Posted by...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-13-2010, 05:05 PM
Replies: 2,392
Views: 343,128
Posted By Specka
@ chmilar - thanks, yes familiar with those...

@ chmilar - thanks, yes familiar with those options was more curious what 'front end' people are using.

@PS3 - Thanks, do you do this using some sort of shortcuts or do you have to login to putty...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-12-2010, 07:57 PM
Replies: 2,392
Views: 343,128
Posted By Specka
Oh, I thought I could keep the surround A in the...

Oh, I thought I could keep the surround A in the main zone (so 5.1) and have Surround B in another room. However I will encounter issues as I run Dynaudio speakers as front, center and rear and they...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-12-2010, 07:36 PM
Replies: 2,392
Views: 343,128
Posted By Specka
Thanks for the reply, I don't want a...

Thanks for the reply,

I don't want a different source, rather I want to hear the same music or sports broadcast through all speakers. It is 5.1 in main room, and L/R in zones 2&3. So to be clear,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-12-2010, 04:30 PM
Replies: 2,392
Views: 343,128
Posted By Specka
Hi All, I did something quite stupid this...

Hi All,
I did something quite stupid this weekend. I spent two days running speaker wire to three rooms in my home and fitting off wall plates, with the intention to have the AVR-4306 running up to...
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   11-04-2010, 09:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,020
Posted By Specka
I watched part 1 the other day, I was actually...

I watched part 1 the other day, I was actually surprised at how well it's held up over time. I thoroughly enjoyed it, which absolute bewilders and concerns me as I hate pretty much everything.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-20-2010, 05:36 PM
Replies: 2,392
Views: 343,128
Posted By Specka
Hi All, I downloaded some HD music from HD...

Hi All, I downloaded some HD music from HD Tracks, 24-bit, 192Khz. I play them out using ASIO output from a PC, via a Creative X-Fi Extreme Music Soundcard, connoected tothe Denon via Optical SPDIF...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-21-2010, 08:48 PM
Replies: 1,044
Views: 774,391
Posted By Specka
Quote:Originally Posted by trginter...

Quote:Originally Posted by trginter http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/19225985)

That's like, your opinion man...


haha yeah totally what I was...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-20-2010, 11:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,771
Posted By Specka
Hi All, Does anyone know anything about...

Hi All,

Does anyone know anything about these amps. I am very close to buying this one off my local ebay, but cannot find any info about them. All I can tell is they operate in both Class A and...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-01-2010, 03:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,263
Posted By Specka
'Think before you leap' seems to be a recurring...

'Think before you leap' seems to be a recurring piece of advice here - first the purchase, then the haste to condemn and seek condolence without any prior effort.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-13-2010, 05:01 AM
Replies: 1,044
Views: 774,391
Posted By Specka
Hi All, thought I'd jump in too, given the...

Hi All, thought I'd jump in too, given the amount of time it's taken me to get my solution working.

PC - Linux Media Centre 8.10b2
Core2Duo 2.93ghz with silent cooler
2GB DDR3
4 x 1TB Seagates...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-09-2010, 06:47 PM
Replies: 2,033
Views: 297,753
Posted By Specka
I bought a LC52D77x last week. I have just built...

I bought a LC52D77x last week. I have just built a Linux HTPC, I am going through the config, and having heaps of problems setting the resolution to the TV via HDMI in the HTPC.

I read in the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-04-2010, 08:22 PM
Replies: 2,392
Views: 343,128
Posted By Specka
I am terrified to think what I'd get if I tried...

I am terrified to think what I'd get if I tried to sell my 4306. I paid almost AUD$4K for this.

Denon have a promotion here where if you buy the AVR3310 you get the BDP-1610 Bluray player...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-04-2010, 07:28 PM
Replies: 2,392
Views: 343,128
Posted By Specka
Hi Guys, I've just bought a new HD TV. I am...

Hi Guys,
I've just bought a new HD TV. I am now trying to decide what my source device will be. I am hoping to build a HTPC based on Linux MCE. But, im also toying with the idea of getting a...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-02-2010, 08:59 PM
Replies: 2,033
Views: 297,753
Posted By Specka
Can someone please re-post or direct me to some...

Can someone please re-post or direct me to some recommended settings for the LC52D77X (Australian model)
I have just purchased the set and think if anything I've made the picure worse.

Seems...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   03-05-2010, 08:49 PM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,525,329
Posted By Specka
Quote:Originally Posted by ClarkeBar...

Quote:Originally Posted by ClarkeBar http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/18258519)

Well then consider the LG 55LH90 as well. For full backlit LED...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   03-05-2010, 02:15 PM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,525,329
Posted By Specka
Quote:Originally Posted by ClarkeBar...

Quote:Originally Posted by ClarkeBar http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/18254131)

What 8 series Sammy were you considering?

If the '09 B850/860,...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   03-05-2010, 02:09 AM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,525,329
Posted By Specka
Quote:Originally Posted by exbagboy...

Quote:Originally Posted by exbagboy http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/18253517)

Yes it does, it affects all 2009 models.


Thanks. I just...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   03-04-2010, 11:35 PM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,525,329
Posted By Specka
Hi Guys, this may have been covered but there's...

Hi Guys, this may have been covered but there's 330 odd pages here. Does this issue affect the V10 series? I am on the verge of buying the 58" version within the next few hours, and if this is a...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-01-2010, 12:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 710
Posted By Specka
haha sorry about that - 52"...it's been between...

haha sorry about that - 52"...it's been between the LC52LE700X and the Samsung UA55B8000, the Sharp being the winner.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-28-2010, 11:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 710
Posted By Specka
Well, I went down to my local big name franchise...

Well, I went down to my local big name franchise to look at TVs today, been a while since I have made a purchase, so I'd forgotten why I never go to places like this without my Ipod in.
I have...
Forum: Flat Panels General and OLED Technology   10-02-2009, 06:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 871
Posted By Specka
Hi Guys, Ive searched the forum but not found...

Hi Guys,
Ive searched the forum but not found an unequivocal answer.

I have an opportunity to ship a TV purchased in the US back to Australia but am concerned about the broadcast signal being...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-25-2009, 04:33 AM
Replies: 2,392
Views: 343,128
Posted By Specka
Hi all, im sure it has been answered in here...

Hi all, im sure it has been answered in here already, but I spent all day reading the thread for another issue, cant do it again..


just want the conclusive answer on whether the 4306 will allow...
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