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Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-28-2015, 02:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 118
Posted By Foxbat121
If you want to use PC on TV, a 1080p TV is a...

If you want to use PC on TV, a 1080p TV is a must. Just easier to work with. My local Micro Center has tons of them for around $200 (40").

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Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-28-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 118
Posted By Foxbat121
Turn off the video processing on your receiver.

Turn off the video processing on your receiver.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-28-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 118
Posted By Foxbat121
A lot of old TVs with that 1366x768 native...

A lot of old TVs with that 1366x768 native resolution (it is not 1080i) do not accept native resolution ( as it is not a standard video resolution). Instead, it accepts standard 1080p, 1080i or 720p,...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-28-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 56
Posted By Foxbat121
You can't easily get rid of them. It is in your...

You can't easily get rid of them. It is in your source material. You will need some serious motion processing plugins or depending on your TV to handle it better. PC itself or video card don't...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-28-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 6,212
Posted By Foxbat121
It is true in general. However, it has never been...

It is true in general. However, it has never been the case for big utilities because the lack of competition.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-28-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 6,212
Posted By Foxbat121
Because they need to dedicate certain channels...

Because they need to dedicate certain channels for Docsis 2.0 modem users and Docsis 3.0 channels for 3.0 users. It is not like they can all work on the same channel. And in general, Docsis 3.0 uses...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-28-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 6,212
Posted By Foxbat121
Customer satisfaction is over rated. It only...

Customer satisfaction is over rated. It only matters when there is competitions and you want that CS to attract customers which in turn means more profit for the company. No competition means the...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-28-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 476
Views: 17,235
Posted By Foxbat121
Microsoft promised only free upgrade, not free...

Microsoft promised only free upgrade, not free clean install. Very different. Upgrade means you will have to start with an existing legit licensed install.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-28-2015, 07:40 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 6,212
Posted By Foxbat121
To Cable provider, Docsis 2.0 modems eat up too...

To Cable provider, Docsis 2.0 modems eat up too much bandwidth compared to Docsis 3.0. Bandwidth = $$$. So, get rid of a few Docsis 2.0 users (just like they did with Docsis 1.x) saves them a lot of...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-28-2015, 06:04 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 6,212
Posted By Foxbat121
Isn't most cable DVRs use the same Rovi guides? I...

Isn't most cable DVRs use the same Rovi guides? I know my local Cox uses Rovi.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-27-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 17,235
Posted By Foxbat121
Yeah, my current 10240 shed all traces of preview...

Yeah, my current 10240 shed all traces of preview warnings. For all intents and purposes, it is no longer a preview. The About windows also states Windows 10. I'd be surprised that the official...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-27-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 130
Posted By Foxbat121
DP 1.2 does not support HDCP 2.2 and HDMI 2.0. DP...

DP 1.2 does not support HDCP 2.2 and HDMI 2.0. DP 1.3 will support it. But WMC will not consider anything DP as HDCP compliant. So that's really a dead end as far as WMC concerns.



Yes, the GPU...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   07-27-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 615
Posted By Foxbat121
It looks as if your PC is outputting very low...

It looks as if your PC is outputting very low resolution 8-bit (256 color) VGA image. You definitely have problem with your PC's configuration. No TV, even the tube TV, will have this kind of...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   07-27-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 642
Posted By Foxbat121
Not just 4:3(and it's less an issue for me as I...

Not just 4:3(and it's less an issue for me as I never watch anything 4:3). Majority of Blu Ray movies are 2.35:1 aspect ratio. You will have black bars on top and bottom all the time if you watch...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-27-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 130
Posted By Foxbat121
Not sure why you need two HDMI ports. But...

Not sure why you need two HDMI ports. But generally, DVI ports and HDMI ports are interchangeable. All you need is a DVI to HDMI cable or adapter. I heard not all NVidia 9xx cards sold on the market...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   07-26-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 318
Posted By Foxbat121
No such cable box existed. Coax output is more of...

No such cable box existed. Coax output is more of an convenience feature than anything else. All you get will be channel 3 SD video which is typically used to allow VHS tape recorders to record it....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-26-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 70
Posted By Foxbat121
Don't choose bitstream on Xbox One. It is a...

Don't choose bitstream on Xbox One. It is a misleading label. Choose PCM instead. BD disc contain HD audio. When you choose bitstream, you will never receive HD audio but the lossy DTS core or DD...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   07-26-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 318
Posted By Foxbat121
How do you explain his Blu Ray which also uses...

How do you explain his Blu Ray which also uses HDMI works amazing?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-26-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 452
Posted By Foxbat121
DNS servers are still using 70's technology. A...

DNS servers are still using 70's technology. A domain name change still takes about a week or so to properly propagate to entire internet. That's why all the DNS methods return different result for...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   07-26-2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 318
Posted By Foxbat121
No, the HDMI is your best bet for your setup....

No, the HDMI is your best bet for your setup. Cable programming are always subpar compared to BD. Satellite TVs are even worse. Most cable companies re-compress all channels to save bandwidth. A high...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   07-26-2015, 05:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 615
Posted By Foxbat121
4:4:4 does not matter much to video. It is there...

4:4:4 does not matter much to video. It is there to help better display PC text or other thin line drawings. Without 4:4:4, you will notice fuzzy text and lines. But video should remain the same as...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   07-25-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 642
Posted By Foxbat121
Constantly debated and discussed on 9800 thread....

Constantly debated and discussed on 9800 thread. It does happen but LG's built-in pixel compensation feature will take care of it after you power off the TV.


Burn in is the symptom of uneven...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   07-25-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 615
Posted By Foxbat121
I knew it is a waste of time. But need to set the...

I knew it is a waste of time. But need to set the record straight in case down the road some unfortunate soul dig up this thread and take OP's word for granted.
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   07-25-2015, 06:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 615
Posted By Foxbat121
LG's internal processing is done @ 4:2:2 IIRC,...

LG's internal processing is done @ 4:2:2 IIRC, which is more than enough for video playback as most of the source material is 4:2:0 anyway. You will not be able to get 4:4:4, e.g. no difference what...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-25-2015, 06:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 253
Posted By Foxbat121
Is your HDD formatted as NTFS? If it is FAT32,...

Is your HDD formatted as NTFS? If it is FAT32, you might be limited by 4GB file size limitation.
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