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Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-22-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 19
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Posted By pittsoccer33
About a kabillion Android phones and tablets :) ...

About a kabillion Android phones and tablets :) I know my boss buys a ton of stuff on there to watch while traveling (or he did until I taught him that Handbrake is a thing...)

But connected to...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-21-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 374
Posted By pittsoccer33
Ding ding ding. PC development, outside of...

Ding ding ding.

PC development, outside of some Metro apps, is kind of a dead end. I used to try cramming HBO Go, Crackle, and the like into WMC. I loved the idea of one device, one interface,...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-21-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 212
Posted By pittsoccer33
Yep its the wifi. You'd probably have even worse...

Yep its the wifi. You'd probably have even worse problems on an extender, as the entire interface would lag. I tried wireless to an extender for about 2 minutes before I started drilling holes and...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-21-2014, 04:30 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,646
Posted By pittsoccer33
The bill is in the hands of the Senate now. ...

The bill is in the hands of the Senate now.


Senator Ed Markey from MA is fighting to stop a vote until a new standard (potentially All Vid) is implemented. I suggest anyone who enjoys using a...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-20-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 385
Posted By pittsoccer33
If you aren't going to be saving movies onto your...

If you aren't going to be saving movies onto your computer, what exactly do you plan on using it for (outside of playing back bluray discs)?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-20-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 245
Posted By pittsoccer33
OP: Forum members using the dark theme...

OP:

Forum members using the dark theme can't see the font color you chose against a black background.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-20-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 385
Posted By pittsoccer33
You need to make sure the remote and motherboard...

You need to make sure the remote and motherboard you have all support Wake On Lan. This should be pretty doable.



There are only a few pieces of software that "natively" play bluray and they...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-20-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 386
Posted By pittsoccer33
I bought a Niveus Vail for $75 bucks a few years...

I bought a Niveus Vail for $75 bucks a few years back. I had it set up at my dad's house for a while for Hulu and access to my Plex library, but now it's back at my house. I'm hoping to replace the...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-20-2014, 05:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 359
Posted By pittsoccer33
I bought a motherboard last year with a PCI slot...

I bought a motherboard last year with a PCI slot for my perfectly functional ATI 650 atsc/fm tuner card.
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   10-20-2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 11,410
Views: 1,560,477
Posted By pittsoccer33
I did my last reset in May (when 24 came back)...

I did my last reset in May (when 24 came back) and did one again last night before firing up Universal's The Mummy bluray.

I definitely did have a slight rise since then, as my tv is on at least...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-19-2014, 05:23 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 837
Posted By pittsoccer33
This is my point. You actually "filmed" your...

This is my point. You actually "filmed" your screen refreshing. The file was fine. The problem was in the WMC video decoding and rendering path.



Since my equipment doesn't show 29/59...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-18-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 837
Posted By pittsoccer33
how could it be 29/59 if we are seeing it in a...

how could it be 29/59 if we are seeing it in a compressed youtube upload?


29/59 is a display problem, not a recording one. it has to do with Microsoft's video decoder. if it was 29/59 he might...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   10-18-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 569
Posted By pittsoccer33
There were a lot of good things about this movie,...

There were a lot of good things about this movie, but the characters were all poorly drawn. Pitt's is the only one that seems to have some depth to him.


As an added neat little bonus Will Smith...
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   10-16-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,492
Posted By pittsoccer33
To anyone thinking about buying this: A...

To anyone thinking about buying this:

A major subplot was cut from the movie involving Anna Paquin's Rogue character. Fox is releasing a cut of the film that includes it in December (which is...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-16-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 564
Posted By pittsoccer33
Its not rechargeable itself (runs on two AAs) but...

Its not rechargeable itself (runs on two AAs) but I use rechargable batteries in mine:

Lenovo N5902


http://static.trustedreviews.com/94/00002327a/daec/IMG-1831-1.jpg
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-16-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 297
Posted By pittsoccer33
http://www.shop.perfecthometheater.com/T-ITX-6-Bla...

http://www.shop.perfecthometheater.com/T-ITX-6-Black-Ultra-low-profile-aluminum-chassis-T-ITX-6-Black.htm

http://www.shop.perfecthometheater.com/images/T-ITX-6-05-380-180.jpg
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-16-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,892
Posted By pittsoccer33
I think I just found my answer (which is a...

I think I just found my answer (which is a bummer): http://support.turtlebeach.com/entry/588318928/?View=entry&EntryID=588318928&Msg=
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-16-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,892
Posted By pittsoccer33
this might be a dumb question, but how do you...

this might be a dumb question, but how do you decode DTS-MA and TrueHD for output?

I just ask because my receiver is pre-hdmi. I'm starting to like the idea of replacing it not with a receiver,...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   10-15-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,505
Posted By pittsoccer33
Lack of ethernet (if true) is very very...

Lack of ethernet (if true) is very very surprising. Weren't they teasing the ability to get cable tv via the Silicon Dust ethernet tuner?

And an x86 processor is extremely strange. I thought...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-15-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 482
Posted By pittsoccer33
You shouldn't lose the ability to watch any of...

You shouldn't lose the ability to watch any of your old recordings if you are just adding a tuner. The Copy Once nonsense isn't tied to that. If Verizon hasn't ditched ClearQAM I think you should...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-14-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 275
Posted By pittsoccer33
I've said this before - I really won't be...

I've said this before - I really won't be surprised if this is something you won't be able to do anymore. Sony headed off SACD ripping by never making an SACD drive for the PC. Given the extreme...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-14-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 886
Posted By pittsoccer33
I've been thinking more about this recently too -...

I've been thinking more about this recently too - I'm about out of physical space between my case and 4 bay external enclosure.

I wish you could take a PC case and buy a very dumb "motherboard"...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-11-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 755
Posted By pittsoccer33
what file cant you play? while I'm not in love...

what file cant you play? while I'm not in love with WMC it is possible to make it support just about everything - I have no problems with flac or mp4.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-11-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 802
Posted By pittsoccer33
you cant open specific parts of the library from...

you cant open specific parts of the library from inside WMC anymore. you cant launch the movies from your movies strip or tv shows from the tv strip.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-11-2014, 05:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 283
Posted By pittsoccer33
ive done that before with mkvmerge when I...

ive done that before with mkvmerge


when I sold televisions I put short clips on a thumb drive so we could show more than our god awful demo loop.
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