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Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   06-19-2016, 05:55 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 49
Posted By HCCDesignGuy
Running Plex on a VidaBOX Server?

So in an attempt to avoid my own on-the-job learning disaster, I’m wondering if anyone out here has run PLEX on a VidaBOX Server and can share experience.

A client of ours has added Apple TV and...
Forum: Tweaks and Do-It-Yourself   01-20-2015, 07:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 362
Posted By HCCDesignGuy
I completely hear you on the snake oil comment! ...

I completely hear you on the snake oil comment! LOL.

And I can tell you under no uncertain terms if you had asked me five years ago if I could tell an audible-enough difference in cables that I...
Forum: Tweaks and Do-It-Yourself   01-19-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 362
Posted By HCCDesignGuy
Size isn't everything when it comes to cables. ...

Size isn't everything when it comes to cables.

You really need to audition cables within your system to determine what's audibly better.

Of everything that I've used, Transparent cables...
Forum: Home Automation   06-13-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 682
Posted By HCCDesignGuy
Lock-down

As for the system being locked down; like many have said before, it's not. The program that resides on the "Host" is a fully modifiable version of the program; which can be fully restored by ANY...
Forum: Home Automation   10-28-2012, 07:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,325
Posted By HCCDesignGuy
HTSao, I'd love to chat with you about your...

HTSao,

I'd love to chat with you about your issues. I have a lot of experience with these switchers as we've installed many of them since inception. I have a pretty good understanding of what...
Forum: Home Automation   10-28-2012, 06:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 881
Posted By HCCDesignGuy
Scroll toward the bottom of page and check out...

Scroll toward the bottom of page and check out the various options. These are excellent ways of doing what you want. You can offer the reset as a service for your client or just have them do it...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   10-07-2012, 05:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,523
Posted By HCCDesignGuy
This is a great option:...

This is a great option: http://integrahometheater.com/model.cfm?class=Receiver&m=DTR-70.4&p=i

Denon also has a good option however I s=don't normally recommend them simply because they tend to...
Forum: This and That   10-07-2012, 05:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 198
Posted By HCCDesignGuy
You wouldn't build your home without a...

You wouldn't build your home without a professionally designed set of plans... So why would you build your home entertainment & technology systems without one?

We'll work with you to understand...
Forum: This and That   10-07-2012, 04:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 793
Posted By HCCDesignGuy
Crestron control system inclusive of programming...

Crestron control system inclusive of programming to support a single room audio/video system.

Includes:
- Crestron IP Control processor
- up to 4 IR Emitters (whatever is required)
- up to 2...
Forum: Home Automation   10-07-2012, 03:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 854
Posted By HCCDesignGuy
If you have the opportunity to do all new...

If you have the opportunity to do all new wiring, what would be the reason for not doing some sort of alternative solution that can yield a much more elegant installation... free of banks of wall...
Forum: Home Automation   10-07-2012, 02:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,042
Posted By HCCDesignGuy
I must say, the budget is a bit on the tight...

I must say, the budget is a bit on the tight side but given that you're interested in doing as much as possible yourself, I think you can likely pull it off.

I'd be more than happy to chat with...
Forum: Tweaks and Do-It-Yourself   09-26-2012, 04:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,311
Posted By HCCDesignGuy
Contact me through PM or e-mail via my web site...

Contact me through PM or e-mail via my web site or Facebook page. I can recommend a solution/s. sorry, I'm short on time right now otherwise I'd reply here.
Forum: Home Automation   09-08-2012, 05:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,600
Posted By HCCDesignGuy
Well, while many of us are DIY'rs 'm not sure...

Well, while many of us are DIY'rs 'm not sure this is the right product for someone who has been looking into home automation for a while but has yet to pull a trigger. This looks to me like...
Forum: Home Automation   08-13-2012, 06:26 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 12,690
Posted By HCCDesignGuy
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by westcojack http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1421782/savant-or-crestron-for-new-home#post_22291416)

You may want to consider...
Forum: Home Automation   08-12-2012, 07:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 821
Posted By HCCDesignGuy
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Decelerate http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1424088/new-construction-radiora2-or-hw4#post_22300425)

I was under the impression...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-11-2012, 10:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,219
Posted By HCCDesignGuy
So upgrading the HDMI board in a client's T775,...

So upgrading the HDMI board in a client's T775, only to find the NAD rep fails to mention the firmware is not readily available for consumers to access.

I need a firmware that supports use of the...
Forum: Home Automation   08-11-2012, 06:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 821
Posted By HCCDesignGuy
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Decelerate http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1424088/new-construction-radiora2-or-hw4#post_22296897)

Would like to start with...
Forum: Home Automation   08-11-2012, 05:50 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 18,489
Posted By HCCDesignGuy
If you have a dealer who was willing to give you...

If you have a dealer who was willing to give you access to the Crestron site & software (which if you're not an employee they are in violation of the dealer agreement doing),you can begin with their...
Forum: Tweaks and Do-It-Yourself   08-11-2012, 05:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 884
Posted By HCCDesignGuy
You might start with Denon themselves; so long...

You might start with Denon themselves; so long as your asking for info and not opinions.

Otherwise in the forum: http://www.avsforum.com/f/90/receivers-amps-and-processors
Forum: Tweaks and Do-It-Yourself   08-11-2012, 05:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,340
Posted By HCCDesignGuy
Can;t say for sure if these will support the...

Can;t say for sure if these will support the specific programming you want to access via web however you can easily find this out by calling them to ask... Dune in particular as they are a small...
Forum: Home Automation   08-07-2012, 07:51 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 12,690
Posted By HCCDesignGuy
I spec systems based on the needs of the client,...

I spec systems based on the needs of the client, the systems are just a means to a desired result.

I run a consulting company who writes specs, handles the bidding process and in many cases...
Forum: Home Automation   08-07-2012, 06:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,117
Posted By HCCDesignGuy
Not sure if I missed this in your strings of...

Not sure if I missed this in your strings of posts but many Marantz receivers of this age require 5 wire crossover cables & also require pin9 connect straight through for a ground reference ( I...
Forum: Home Automation   08-07-2012, 06:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 945
Posted By HCCDesignGuy
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by JPlumley6 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1422782/home-automation-recomendations#post_22269243)

Building a new home. Met with...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   08-07-2012, 04:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 683
Posted By HCCDesignGuy
Kris, And yes... I think perhaps you may be...

Kris,

And yes... I think perhaps you may be getting a taste of he other reason I tend to ask for responses via Private message or email... Cause all of us a-holes like to mouth off and tell...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   08-07-2012, 04:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,189
Posted By HCCDesignGuy
Pretty much any HDMI switch can be controlled by...

Pretty much any HDMI switch can be controlled by élan that is designed by companies who are not selling their own control systems.

I'm not sure you're going to find an IP controllable HDMI...
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