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Forum: Home Theater In A Box   11-16-2012, 09:14 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 57,417
Posted By opticalc
I have a LG TV with my 536; I use simplink and...

I have a LG TV with my 536; I use simplink and the ARC function as everything (536, DirecTV, xbox)connects to the TV. Problem is 75% of the time when my TV is turned on, when simplink automatically...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-06-2012, 01:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 396
Posted By opticalc
Have home theater systems gotten slick enough...

Have home theater systems gotten slick enough yet to where you can pick either regular stereo full mix or center channel audio to send over hdmi to the TV?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-26-2011, 07:46 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 366
Posted By opticalc
To me, this seems like an ideal way to handle...

To me, this seems like an ideal way to handle things - the PC is smart enough to know when the HDTV is either not plugged into the video card or is simple turned off. Why not have an option to make...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-21-2009, 09:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,095
Posted By opticalc
Are there any competing products from other...

Are there any competing products from other vendors?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-14-2008, 05:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,468
Posted By opticalc
OUTSTANDING... yup thats what I want. thanks a...

OUTSTANDING... yup thats what I want. thanks a ton. are there any other vendors that make a competing product?

THANKS!
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-11-2008, 05:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,468
Posted By opticalc
I want to build a HTPC but have some questions...

I want to build a HTPC but have some questions on audio amplifiers. Is there an audio amplifier that exists that has coax/optical inputs and has 5.1 or 6.1 or 7.1 analog speaker outputs? The sole...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-10-2008, 10:19 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 616
Posted By opticalc
I want to build a HTPC but have some questions...

I want to build a HTPC but have some questions on audio amplifiers. Is there an amplifier that exists that has coax/optical inputs and has 5.1 or 6.1 or 7.1 analog speaker outputs? The sole function...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-01-2007, 11:14 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,302
Posted By opticalc
Quote:Originally Posted by archer75...

Quote:Originally Posted by archer75 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/0)

Seems unusual that an HDTV doesn't support HDCP. But yes, my video card,...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   08-01-2007, 10:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,178
Posted By opticalc
Quote:Originally Posted by archibael...

Quote:Originally Posted by archibael http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/0)

Not now. Unknown on the future.


I see. I'm assuming the limitation...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-01-2007, 10:26 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,302
Posted By opticalc
Quote:Originally Posted by archer75...

Quote:Originally Posted by archer75 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/0)

I'm using Vista and playback every video format under the sun including...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-01-2007, 06:36 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,302
Posted By opticalc
Quote:Originally Posted by IAM4UK...

Quote:Originally Posted by IAM4UK http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/0)

Solution: AnyDVD-HD. I can play HD-DVD and bD.


OK I took a quick look...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-01-2007, 05:57 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,302
Posted By opticalc
Quote:Originally Posted by vapore0n...

Quote:Originally Posted by vapore0n http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/0)

I may be wrong in my statement.

You still need powerdvd or the sort to...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   08-01-2007, 05:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,178
Posted By opticalc
Is it possible now, or will it ever be possible...

Is it possible now, or will it ever be possible to build a linux-based system with a blue-ray internal DVD player and play movies directly to a HDTV via DVI/HDMI without having to rip the DVD first?...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-25-2007, 11:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 873
Posted By opticalc
BTW, I'm building everything completely from...

BTW, I'm building everything completely from scratch. Are there any pros/cons?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-24-2007, 04:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,274
Posted By opticalc
Id like to build a PVR that will work with two...

Id like to build a PVR that will work with two HD directv/dishnetwork receivers. Are there any capture cards that take inputs in dvi/hdmi format? How about component format?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-04-2004, 06:40 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,582
Posted By opticalc
After his first day of experimenting he was...

After his first day of experimenting he was saying he was able to watch HD-HBO in realtime from the DVHS selected as a source on the TV. He assumed that since that was working that it was recording....
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-03-2004, 08:36 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,582
Posted By opticalc
OK heres the scoop.... My boss reported...

OK heres the scoop....

My boss reported that he does indeed have the HDcable box conencted to the Mitsubishi diamopnd via 5 component/audio cables. The firewire DVHS is definitely on the...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-02-2004, 11:41 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,582
Posted By opticalc
yeah it almost sounds too good to be true...im...

yeah it almost sounds too good to be true...im going to have him record a HD hbo movie and bring the DVHS in to work and Ill connect it to my VLC pc and try to get it....
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-02-2004, 09:45 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,582
Posted By opticalc
Ive asked my boss to test my theory, from what...

Ive asked my boss to test my theory, from what hes reporting back it looks like his HDTV (Mitsubishi diamond) will encode the component signal into mpeg2 and send it over firewire.

He has a hd...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-31-2004, 08:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 88
Posted By opticalc
Are there any freeware windows or linux programs...

Are there any freeware windows or linux programs that let a PCs with DVD players play over a firewire port to a HDTV?

Ive done a search in this forum for dvd firewire and havent come up with...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-31-2004, 07:52 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,582
Posted By opticalc
so then if i have a firewire vcr connected to my...

so then if i have a firewire vcr connected to my hdtv that has a built in 8vsb and 32/64/256 QAM and ntsc tuner, then I cannot record ANY of that on a firewire vcr???
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-31-2004, 06:56 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,582
Posted By opticalc
Quote: Originally posted by stanger89 ...

Quote:
Originally posted by stanger89


No, AFIAK it's perfectly legal. In fact there is alread one device that records HD Component, it's a W-VHS deck IIRC, it records analog HD component in...
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