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Forum: Remote Control Area   03-23-2015, 07:08 AM
Replies: 5
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Posted By abcdefghi
Thanks, I was actually just looking at those last...

Thanks, I was actually just looking at those last night. Will likely pick one up soon and get the remote programmed. Will be nice not having to pull out the keyboard to start a movie! Should also...
Forum: Remote Control Area   03-21-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 119
Posted By abcdefghi
Well I ended up with another Harmony, picked up a...

Well I ended up with another Harmony, picked up a Harmony Touch earlier today for $120. So far so good, just need an IR dongle for the PC
Forum: Remote Control Area   03-11-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 119
Posted By abcdefghi
Acoustic Research ARRX18G or another Harmony?

My Harmony 880 after about 7 years or so of use is on its way out. The screen has a crack, one of the buttons is missing, another simply refuses to work etc. So the time has come to start looking...
Forum: HDTV Technical   03-03-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 170
Posted By abcdefghi
Correct, but I like to mess around with things...

Correct, but I like to mess around with things just to see what results if any I get. Here is a link to the TV Fool report:
...
Forum: HDTV Technical   03-02-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 170
Posted By abcdefghi
Found this post via the HTPC forum :) Is that...

Found this post via the HTPC forum :) Is that simply 2 pieces of wire, one pushed into the connector and the other soldered to the barrel and nothing more? Are the 2 pieces of wire twisted together...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-02-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 72
Posted By abcdefghi
Kodi - Filter on tv shows stuck

I feel somewhat stupid for asking this, but my wife went to watch some TV shows earlier and managed to put a filter of "comedy" on the TV show folder, however this only listed a single show.

She...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-19-2015, 02:58 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 893
Posted By abcdefghi
This may be the reason I need to install DD-WRT,...

This may be the reason I need to install DD-WRT, I always found it great firmware on the other routers, just had no real complaints with the Netgear firmware. I might make it a mini project to switch...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-18-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 893
Posted By abcdefghi
I have a Netgear R7000, still running stock...

I have a Netgear R7000, still running stock firmware on it though I do debate putting DD-WRT on there (had DD-WRT on all my old Linksys / Buffalo routers, had no real complaints with the Netgear...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-18-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 893
Posted By abcdefghi
My HTPC sleeps reliably but I do have a couple...

My HTPC sleeps reliably but I do have a couple questions while we are on the topic...

1st - Is there a way for a Plex remote client to wake the HTPC? Say I am on vacation and want to watch a...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-05-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,395
Posted By abcdefghi
I was looking at buying one of these yesterday, I...

I was looking at buying one of these yesterday, I want to get a streaming device to keep in the bedroom. I had been looking at the Roku 2 but this appears to be a cheaper and more flexible option.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-23-2015, 11:07 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 564
Posted By abcdefghi
One channel may be right, I live in the sticks...

One channel may be right, I live in the sticks and get a big fat zero and that is if I tell antennaweb that my antenna will be mounted more than 30' above ground.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-21-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,066
Posted By abcdefghi
The Netflix Metro app does nothing but p*ss me...

The Netflix Metro app does nothing but p*ss me off. Some (read minimal) things play fine, but for the most part they either simply do not load or load but the picture is horrifically jerky and...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-08-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 921
Posted By abcdefghi
I am jealous of your free OTA TV that you can...

I am jealous of your free OTA TV that you can get, honestly if I was able to get any OTA channels out here I would cut the cord as well. I hate how much we pay for DirecTV, but where I live even if I...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-31-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 113
Posted By abcdefghi
It works really well on the Xbox, I was reluctant...

It works really well on the Xbox, I was reluctant to pay for the Plex Pass to be honest, but wanted to see if I could play all my movies on the 360 and the One without having to convert them again,...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-31-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 113
Posted By abcdefghi
I am running windows 8.1 so cannot set up the...

I am running windows 8.1 so cannot set up the Xbox as an extender, the other problem is that my movies are in MKV format which the Xbox does not like. I actually paid for a month of Plex Pass to try...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-31-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 113
Posted By abcdefghi
Convert HTPC to pseudo server

I have had my HTPC up and running for about a year now, and while I am perfectly happy with how it sits. I am looking into how to expand on things a little and have a server that I can access my...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   12-30-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,403
Posted By abcdefghi
waterskier1018 did you ever make a decision? I...

waterskier1018 did you ever make a decision? I see the Netgear is now up to $199, make's it seem a steal when it was $69!! I am in the same boat, looking for a relatively cheap NAS that I can...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-30-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,697
Posted By abcdefghi
^^ Thanks! That is exactly what I was looking for.

^^ Thanks! That is exactly what I was looking for.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-29-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,697
Posted By abcdefghi
Thanks stranger89, I suspect I was reading more...

Thanks stranger89, I suspect I was reading more into the setup than I needed to. For those audio format video's, are people getting those from Youtube? or is there somewhere they can be downloaded...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-29-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,697
Posted By abcdefghi
I started looking into Cinema Experience this...

I started looking into Cinema Experience this past week while off from work for Christmas, I have a question though. Once I set up all of the folders, do I need to put my movies into those folders...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-22-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 155
Posted By abcdefghi
I got it back to a private network by removing...

I got it back to a private network by removing then reinstalling the network adapter. I think windows firewall is causing the problem.

Now most things are working, but XBMC is not updating the...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-22-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 155
Posted By abcdefghi
Hopefully that will work later, it's a pain in...

Hopefully that will work later, it's a pain in the rear made all the more annoying as I have on idea what made it decide I was on a public network in the first place.



I was on a Homegroup, so...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-22-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 155
Posted By abcdefghi
PC decided it is on a public network - can't change

Help!! My HTPC has suddenly decided that it is on a public network and anything I try to change it is not working. Which is basically preventing me from using it for anything, I can't get on the...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-11-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 386
Posted By abcdefghi
I have a cheap LG internal drive, works perfectly...

I have a cheap LG internal drive, works perfectly and given me no troubles in the last 10 months of use.
Forum: Great Found Deals   12-04-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,297
Posted By abcdefghi
Polk emailed me a reminder that I have a code,...

Polk emailed me a reminder that I have a code, but it must have gone in my junk folder and then lost... does anyone know if there is a way to recover the code if you have a Polk account? I don't need...
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