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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-25-2016, 08:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 117
Posted By Ewingr
Marantz 7008 -> Pandora login failing

JFYI...I am experiencing Pandora login failure. I see a thread on Denon having the same problem. I suspect Pandora has changed the login methods, like they did once last year. I plan to call Marantz...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-25-2016, 08:26 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,104
Posted By Ewingr
JFYI...I've had this problem for a few days on my...

JFYI...I've had this problem for a few days on my Marantz 7008. I suspect that Pandora has once again screwed up the works.

I plan to call Marantz support. I suppose they know about the issue by...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   03-14-2016, 03:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 310
Posted By Ewingr
Update on where I'm at now: I found an Emby...

Update on where I'm at now:

I found an Emby forum, and discussing this there. They suggested a different Roku client, which I am using now. With that I am able to get DD.

I am in the process...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   03-14-2016, 11:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 310
Posted By Ewingr
I'm pretty strongly leaning toward the Roku. It...

I'm pretty strongly leaning toward the Roku. It is working quite well for everythign else I stream.

I had created my first HTPC back in 2005. But over time, it's a pain to keep working, always...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   03-14-2016, 09:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 310
Posted By Ewingr
I appreciate the replies. Anyone know if the...

I appreciate the replies.

Anyone know if the MKV will play through Emby? It is a much nicer interface.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   03-14-2016, 07:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 310
Posted By Ewingr
Well, I'm finding same thing with MyMedia. ...

Well, I'm finding same thing with MyMedia.

Sounds like I'm only going to have success with it NOT buffering is to convert the files. No? What would be best to convert to?

But what about...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   03-14-2016, 07:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 310
Posted By Ewingr
What is good for streaming ripped DVDs to Roku?

My DVDs are ripped to Video_ts folders, etc.

I started with Emby. But I find it only sends PCM to the Roku. Also, I find that it stops to buffer (convert?). No good.

So I then installed Plex....
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-17-2016, 02:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 157
Posted By Ewingr
Huh...they are showing up, and playing. I...

Huh...they are showing up, and playing.

I guess I don't need to convert.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-17-2016, 01:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 157
Posted By Ewingr
Thanks. I guess I'll get started. I will...

Thanks. I guess I'll get started.

I will search out some utilities and how-to info.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-17-2016, 12:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 157
Posted By Ewingr
Emby - > recognize and play ripped DVD?

I have my DVD libray on a server, which I played with my HTPC for quite some time. I am now wanting to play them through my ROKU. Emby sounded like a good method.

But, I have installed Emby on a...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-06-2015, 08:15 PM
Replies: 2,369
Views: 249,613
Posted By Ewingr
Thanks so much for your very helpful reply. So, I...

Thanks so much for your very helpful reply. So, I guess using Streampix via Samsung or Roku is not going to happen.

I can use my phone and mirror it. Was hoping for something a little more WAF.
...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-05-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 2,369
Views: 249,613
Posted By Ewingr
I'm afraid I can't figure out what you are...

I'm afraid I can't figure out what you are talking about. I see no 'search box' in any upper right corner, either in the smart apps hub, or in the ROKU.

I did go to the search engine on ROKU, and...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-04-2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 2,369
Views: 249,613
Posted By Ewingr
Keyboard/Mouse

I just did a search of the thread, and have only seen reference to the Logitech K400 successfully being used on this TV, and not successfully on all apps.

Has anyone at this point found anything...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-22-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 2,369
Views: 249,613
Posted By Ewingr
Streaming Streampix via the Samsung TV

First a confession: I can't figure out how to search just this thread...so I haven't searched here. sorry.

Is anyone here streming Xfinity's (Comcast) Streampix on their Samsung? I'm going to be...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   09-22-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 149
Posted By Ewingr
Streampix -> via Samsung Smart TV

First some background: I'm getting a promotional package for my Internet from Comcast that includes Streampix. I don't use Comcast TV. I use Dish. They said I'd get a set top box tht I can activate,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-10-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 4,545
Views: 366,356
Posted By Ewingr
I got mine at AccessoriesForless. At the moment...

I got mine at AccessoriesForless. At the moment they are 749 with 3 year warranty. Of course, they are refurbs.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-09-2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 4,545
Views: 366,356
Posted By Ewingr
Hmmm...I don't know. It is a Dish Hopper that is...

Hmmm...I don't know. It is a Dish Hopper that is feeding the HDMI 1. I wouldn't want my TV to be PCM and not play 5.1 to my main speakers.

Seems that the info in the manual is mis-leading.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-09-2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 4,545
Views: 366,356
Posted By Ewingr
Ok. I think I misinterpreted the manual, pictured...

Ok. I think I misinterpreted the manual, pictured below:

http://i132.photobucket.com/albums/q17/kruiser_56/Zone2_zps9sn3t4r1.png...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-08-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 4,545
Views: 366,356
Posted By Ewingr
7008 - HDMI not playing in Zone 2

I have set Zone 2 HDMI Audio to 'Through'. Cbl/Sat is fed by HDMI 1.

When I turn on Zone 2, and set it to Cbl/Sat, iot does not play. According to the manual, HDMI will pass through and play (on...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-06-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 4,545
Views: 366,356
Posted By Ewingr
Sr7008

I am trying to play music from a PC over LAN via my 7008.

I selected Media Player, and it lists my computers. I have shared the music folder on one to Everyone to keep it simple while figuring...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-05-2015, 08:02 PM
Replies: 4,545
Views: 366,356
Posted By Ewingr
SR7008 Questions

Just getting a new (to me/refurbished) SR7008. Making good progress with the HTM remote, and setup.

One thing I am not having success with: I have selected CBL/SAT to play in Zone 2, and I get...
Forum: Remote Control Area   06-05-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 74
Posted By Ewingr
NVM...I found when I scroll to the right in the...

NVM...I found when I scroll to the right in the spreadsheet it has the HEX codes.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-05-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 4,545
Views: 366,356
Posted By Ewingr
Thanks. Found it.

Thanks. Found it.
Forum: Remote Control Area   06-05-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 74
Posted By Ewingr
HTM 800-> Using Marantz Code DB

I just got a Marantz SR7800 and am needing discreet codes to use in my HTM 800.

I downloaded a file from them that supposedly has codes. But what I am seeing is 3 columns for each command, with...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-05-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 4,545
Views: 366,356
Posted By Ewingr
I am programming a custom remote for this unit....

I am programming a custom remote for this unit. Are there discreet remote codes for the zones on this unit? Or do I have to toggle between them with the zone button? (I know I have to do that on the...
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