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Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-01-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 457
Posted By chuga
Had a chance to look at this a bit more. It...

Had a chance to look at this a bit more. It seems to be the harmony remote, as if I use the original ortek remote it wakes the htpc just fine.

Also as mentioned in the post above, any button...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-28-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 271
Posted By chuga
Well, the tv detects no input. If I hit a...

Well, the tv detects no input. If I hit a button on the htpc remote before the tv turns off I get a quick glimpse of the screen saver, so I think it is still playing.

I'll recheck the windows...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-28-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 271
Posted By chuga
Why does TV go to sleep during wmc screensaver?

I just wondered if everyone's setups have this same behavior. I use the wmc built in photo screensaver (comes on if you have wmc open for awhile). After it plays for a few minutes the tv (Panasonic...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-26-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 457
Posted By chuga
Thanks, I'll give this a shot (adding the delay)

Thanks, I'll give this a shot (adding the delay)
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-26-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 457
Posted By chuga
Wow my bad, read it quickly and saw CPU instead...

Wow my bad, read it quickly and saw CPU instead of psu.

A bit more info for you...I should have included this in original post.

I have power off function set to sleep. So when I push power on...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-26-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 457
Posted By chuga
Hi I don't think it is the CPU. Again, it...

Hi

I don't think it is the CPU. Again, it powers on fine after the initial, irritating, power on/off issue occurs. It runs fine and stays on regardless of what I run (movie, tv, etc)

...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-25-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 457
Posted By chuga
remote poweron turns HTPC on then back off

Hi,

Over the last few months an irritating gremlin has surfaced on the HTPC. Harmony one remote, and have 2 IR dongles (one is Ortek, one is a MCE). Not everytime, but a good bit of the time...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-21-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,001
Posted By chuga
MCE remote profile in harmony offers many "win"...

MCE remote profile in harmony offers many "win" and "alt" key combinations and keyboard commands. Ortek remote will not work with MCE profile, just the ortek profile which offers only basic...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-20-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,001
Posted By chuga
I have this issue also - my MCE remote is unable...

I have this issue also - my MCE remote is unable to wake HTPC (but will poweroff OK) . Have tried all USB ports, checked bios and windows settings, etc.

However, my Ortek remote/receiver will...
Forum: Computers and Parts Great Found Deals!   12-19-2013, 04:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 589
Posted By chuga
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N...

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822178109

79$ with promo


Wish they had the 3tb on sale....
Chuga
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-14-2013, 05:23 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 316
Posted By chuga
Hi Any ideas on how to fix low volume in...

Hi

Any ideas on how to fix low volume in mb3 when playing movies?

No issues in WMC watching tv,etc. I leave htpc volume is maxed.

I don't use a receiver, just TV speakers (panny plasma...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-13-2013, 03:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,703
Posted By chuga
good idea on the ortek and rosewill. Any...

good idea on the ortek and rosewill.

Any suggestions on where to pull all these dongles? where do people put them for best line of sight?

I've thought about trying to velcro it to the top of...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-12-2013, 05:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,703
Posted By chuga
I did try the learn function using the Rosewill...

I did try the learn function using the Rosewill remote.

Interestingly, on the harmony I can choose "help" and tell it the HTPC is not powered on. It sends a signal and asked if it is fixed. If I...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-11-2013, 06:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,703
Posted By chuga
I have a similar issue, still trying to fix it. ...

I have a similar issue, still trying to fix it.

I picked up a Rosewill R126 remote to replace my Ortek remote (I use a harmony one, just the ortek or rosewill receiver).

The reason I moved to...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-23-2013, 12:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 385
Posted By chuga
Hi, I have been battling this for weeks,...

Hi,

I have been battling this for weeks, and tried lots of different things. Any help getting this resolved would be great.

I recently started converting TS to mkv....and realized I lose FF/RW...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-30-2013, 04:34 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,331
Posted By chuga
I did used to enable the "turn of while playing"...

I did used to enable the "turn of while playing" option. What used to plague me was the remote commands would just stop working for no reason, and I would have to reboot to get it fixed.

imon has...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-30-2013, 04:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 307
Posted By chuga
Hi I wanted to ask about recommended sound...

Hi

I wanted to ask about recommended sound settings for HTPC. To start, this not via AVR but direct connection of HTPC to TV via HDMI.

---windows 'sound' settings - what to turn on/off....
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-30-2013, 03:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 637
Posted By chuga
I think it was made by "Zorn Software", but a...

I think it was made by "Zorn Software", but a quick search looks like the site may be down?

if you google "zorn windows 7 library tool" you can dig up some info.

Here is an article on it
...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-30-2013, 03:45 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,331
Posted By chuga
I unplugged the LCD display on my fusion. It was...

I unplugged the LCD display on my fusion. It was horrible quality - very washed out and bright and I could not read anything (and distracting to have on during a movie).

I could just have gotten...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-29-2013, 04:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 637
Posted By chuga
No issues here - all movies on unraid server. ...

No issues here - all movies on unraid server.

I believe instead of mapping the drives on the HTPC used a "win 7 library tool" software which allows you to add network locations to your libraries.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-29-2013, 04:37 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,331
Posted By chuga
I also have the antec fusion case with...

I also have the antec fusion case with imon/soundgraph. I would agree with the earlier posts - get a cheapo IR receiver. I struggled with imon for about 1 year (trying software updates, etc) and it...
Forum: Soundbars   01-27-2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,508
Posted By chuga
Hi, I recently bought a Panasonic 50ST50...

Hi,

I recently bought a Panasonic 50ST50 and typically watch either TV or movies - both through a HTPC via HDMI.

My question on the sooundbar is, which would be the best for hearing voices? I...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-20-2013, 01:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 769
Posted By chuga
thanks..I'll give this a try and see how it goes.

thanks..I'll give this a try and see how it goes.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-20-2013, 06:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 769
Posted By chuga
Hi, I know there are quite a few older...

Hi,

I know there are quite a few older posts on this subject, but I have not seen anything recently.

I wanted to know the options for enabling "true" FF and RW capabilities for mkv files...not...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-15-2013, 05:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,449
Posted By chuga
I just started converting my DVD rip collection...

I just started converting my DVD rip collection (all currently in Video_TS folder) to .mkv. They are all stored on an unraid server.

The reason I started moving to .mkv is because I wanted to...
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