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Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   03-19-2017, 07:19 AM
Replies: 10
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Posted By shimonmor
Probably not what you want to hear...but if you...

Probably not what you want to hear...but if you want to stream your music collection you are going to need to rip all the discs unless you go out and buy your collection again in digital file format...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   03-19-2017, 06:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 152
Posted By shimonmor
Another vote for OPPO. I have a 93 with the last...

Another vote for OPPO. I have a 93 with the last firmware that plays ISO before they removed it (turned off WiFi so it can't auto-update). I have a ProBox 8 bay USB3/eSATA with 16TB of ISOs (main...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   03-19-2017, 06:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 298
Posted By shimonmor
May want to read through this sticky post on the...

May want to read through this sticky post on the Kodi forums: http://forum.kodi.tv/showthread.php?tid=252916

WeTek Hub is good option for passthrough of all HD audio formats. And you can dual...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   03-01-2017, 05:33 PM
Replies: 10,768
Views: 539,851
Posted By shimonmor
Didn't they get shut down when they were run by...

Didn't they get shut down when they were run by Slysoft and now they are reincarnated as Redfox? And didn't all "lifetime" users of AnyDVD get screwed because they lost their ability to get updates...
Forum: Remote Control Area   02-26-2017, 09:44 AM
Replies: 12,147
Views: 1,693,027
Posted By shimonmor
I'll probably rotate the two new Olympia...

I'll probably rotate the two new Olympia batteries every two months or so. If I notice one getting weak, I'll just order some more since they are so cheap.
Forum: Remote Control Area   02-26-2017, 07:49 AM
Replies: 12,147
Views: 1,693,027
Posted By shimonmor
I just ordered that double battery set last week...

I just ordered that double battery set last week and installed one on Friday so I haven't had much time with it yet. So far, the Olympia battery is lasting longer than my original One battery (which...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-24-2017, 06:24 PM
Replies: 2,232
Views: 691,398
Posted By shimonmor
Keep the GT and buy the VT. Have your cake and...

Keep the GT and buy the VT. Have your cake and eat it too. Keep one as a backup in case one dies. Good plasmas are getting harder to find. Or, post your city/state and maybe someone can "help you...
Forum: Remote Control Area   02-24-2017, 09:27 AM
Replies: 12,147
Views: 1,693,027
Posted By shimonmor
I found this article on the Logitech support...

I found this article on the Logitech support site: http://support.logitech.com/en_us/article/12732

It says to select "There are no power buttons on my current remote for my TV" instead of "I want...
Forum: Remote Control Area   02-21-2017, 06:11 PM
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Posted By shimonmor
When I press the "off" button on my H1 remote, I...

When I press the "off" button on my H1 remote, I do not want it to turn off a certain device (WeTek Hub). I went to device>settings>adjust power settings and selected "I want to leave this device on...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-19-2017, 06:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 96
Posted By shimonmor
Hmm. Kind of wish I saw this earlier. Thanks...

Hmm. Kind of wish I saw this earlier. Thanks for letting me know about this device. Looks promising.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-19-2017, 01:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 96
Posted By shimonmor
Just bought a WeTek hub to run Kodi so I can...

Just bought a WeTek hub to run Kodi so I can watch movies/TV shows off my NAS. Works great so far. I don't turn it off so as soon as I turn on my TV and AVR and switch to the HDMI port with the...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   12-05-2016, 07:45 AM
Replies: 10,768
Views: 539,851
Posted By shimonmor
The PQ of a BR disc ripped to 50% size is still...

The PQ of a BR disc ripped to 50% size is still very good and, unless you are looking very carefully, hard to distinguish from the original. And to some people, the quality of the movie itself is...
Forum: Remote Control Area   12-04-2016, 03:18 PM
Replies: 12,147
Views: 1,693,027
Posted By shimonmor
My cradle read 5.667 VDC at the two gold charging...

My cradle read 5.667 VDC at the two gold charging terminals. May want to put a meter on yours to see if there is a problem.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   12-04-2016, 08:55 AM
Replies: 10,768
Views: 539,851
Posted By shimonmor
I play all my rips through KODI (XBMC) installed...

I play all my rips through KODI (XBMC) installed on a Fire TV (newer one). Does that handle the 50 to 60Hz conversion automatically?
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   12-04-2016, 07:44 AM
Replies: 10,768
Views: 539,851
Posted By shimonmor
I am considering purchasing the Arrow version of...

I am considering purchasing the Arrow version of Dekalog (https://www.amazon.co.uk/Dekalog-Other-Works-Dual-Format-Blu-ray/dp/B01IBXNKX6) Blu-ray set which is 50Hz (PAL). I can play the discs on my...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   12-02-2016, 07:20 AM
Replies: 10,768
Views: 539,851
Posted By shimonmor
There are many people who cannot tell the...

There are many people who cannot tell the difference between DVD and Blu-ray video quality. Sometimes I wish I was one of them. Life would be simpler.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   11-30-2016, 10:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,750
Posted By shimonmor
I have a question about the "High Pass Filter". ...

I have a question about the "High Pass Filter". On page 10 of the manual it says that this function only works using the low level inputs. Isn't that wrong? Shouldn't it only work using the high...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   11-30-2016, 10:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,750
Posted By shimonmor
Thanks for posting these. Your manual is...

Thanks for posting these.

Your manual is missing some pages so I scanned mine (which appears to be a slightly different vintage) and posted the PDF here...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-30-2016, 09:48 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 7,072
Posted By shimonmor
I have some questions about hooking up and...

I have some questions about hooking up and setting up my speakers. I have an 850 with the following Definitive Technology speakers: BP-10 L/R, PowerField 1500 Sub, CS-8040HD Center.

1. I ran...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-25-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 1,122
Views: 48,104
Posted By shimonmor
No MHL

A little disappointed to find out the 850 doesn't do MHL. Not a show stopper as my Panasonic plasma handles MHL. But it would have been nice.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-20-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 1,122
Views: 48,104
Posted By shimonmor
What cables (other than power) are hooked up to...

What cables (other than power) are hooked up to the TV? Only the HDMI from the receiver? Or is there anything else? I assume you have real speakers and are not using the TV speakers. You say it...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-20-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 1,122
Views: 48,104
Posted By shimonmor
I set mine at 50% during YPAO (as per the manual)...

I set mine at 50% during YPAO (as per the manual) but I got a W-3 (Level Error) code...I suspect my sub is too "powerful". Had to turn it down to about 20% to get YPAO to work. I guess it can only...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-19-2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 97
Posted By shimonmor
Updating Firmware on Yamaha Receiver

Yamaha RX-A850. Will updating firmware change my settings? No mention of this in the manual or FAQ on Yamaha website or in firmware instructions.
Forum: Official AVS Forum® Blu-ray Disc Reviews   04-02-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 398
Views: 25,037
Posted By shimonmor
Will The Black Stallion be receiving the...

Will The Black Stallion be receiving the "review" treatment? I know it's an older title but I've been waiting to see this released in its natural aspect ratio (as opposed to the 4:3 DVD and VHS...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   10-03-2012, 03:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 261
Posted By shimonmor
http://www.amazon.com/Herbert-Blomstedt-conducts-...

http://www.amazon.com/Herbert-Blomstedt-conducts-Beethoven-Blu-ray/dp/B007WB5D66/ref=sr_1_3?s=movies-tv&ie=UTF8&qid=1349303580&sr=1-3&keywords=bach...
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