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Forum: ReplayTV & Showstopper PVRs   04-14-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,215
Posted By jlv
I've had much success with the CM-7000 (WhiteBar...

I've had much success with the CM-7000 (WhiteBar repaired mine, too) and the Zinwell ZAT-970A. I've got two of each (the Zinwells are in storage as backups for the CM-7000s. However, one of my 5000s...
Forum: ReplayTV & Showstopper PVRs   09-04-2013, 05:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 332
Posted By jlv
You want to use WiRNS or DVArchive to push...

You want to use WiRNS or DVArchive to push pictures to your ReplayTVs. I used their software once and never looked back.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-02-2013, 06:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 773
Posted By jlv
OK, given the lack of a sale (today) on the...

OK, given the lack of a sale (today) on the CX430 vs. the SS-300ET (15% off), the price difference is negligible ($38.25 vs. 40). But, I'm afraid the cables in the CX430 are *too* long. I need the...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-02-2013, 01:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 773
Posted By jlv
I didn't even think to look for extension...

I didn't even think to look for extension cables. Thanks for that!

The remaining question in my mind: Since I don't need more than 200W... why would I consider a 350W or 400W PSU?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-01-2013, 10:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 773
Posted By jlv
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Mfusick http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1488726/my-psu-died-and-i-need-a-replacement-recommendation#post_23691466)

Seasonic...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-01-2013, 06:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 773
Posted By jlv
I see two FSP and two Seasonic PSUs at NewEgg....

I see two FSP and two Seasonic PSUs at NewEgg. These look promising:
SeaSonic SS-300TFX (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817151090) $44
SeaSonic SS-300TGW...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-01-2013, 04:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 773
Posted By jlv
Found the HTPC dead this afternoon. It smells...

Found the HTPC dead this afternoon. It smells like the PSU smoked. We had overnight thunder with some lightning, but nothing else connected to the same surge "protector" seems to have been affected....
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-14-2013, 06:52 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,022
Posted By jlv
I have several Trendnet's ... a pair of TEG-S80g...

I have several Trendnet's ... a pair of TEG-S80g (bought onsale at $20 each) as well as a TEG-S50g and a gigabit wireless router. I see no reason to pay more than $30 for an 8 port unmanaged gigabit...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-03-2013, 04:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 917
Posted By jlv
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by gazebo http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1480085/weird-mce-remote-wake-issue#post_23493453)

The only time I saw this problem was...
Forum: ReplayTV & Showstopper PVRs   05-10-2013, 09:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 314
Posted By jlv
I just noticed this, too. I think I've sent 3-4...

I just noticed this, too. I think I've sent 3-4 shows this last week, which is nearly the same amount I'd sent the prior 3 months.
Forum: ReplayTV & Showstopper PVRs   05-10-2013, 09:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 222
Posted By jlv
I suspect the power supply in my 5504 has gone...

I suspect the power supply in my 5504 has gone bad.

Thursday afternoon I started getting "unable to connect" messages from the cron job I have that populates the a "Weather" photo directory on my...
Forum: ReplayTV & Showstopper PVRs   03-18-2013, 11:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 710
Posted By jlv
The service has not been killed -- many people...

The service has not been killed -- many people continue to use their ReplayTVs for scheduled recordings using the provided guide data. It even works for recordings of OTA digital content (albeit...
Forum: ReplayTV & Showstopper PVRs   02-11-2013, 08:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 375
Posted By jlv
tombot: he means #45 in his FAQ. Definitely go...

tombot: he means #45 in his FAQ. Definitely go there. Now.

ClearToLand: You don't have a direct link for the Zinwell RID in your "[How-Do-I] Control..." thread. You do have the link to the JP1...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-12-2013, 09:06 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,853
Posted By jlv
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by AnthonyB http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1451428/boot-up-time-is-more-than-5-minutes-wanna-help-me-reduce-it#post_22821928)
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Forum: ReplayTV & Showstopper PVRs   11-23-2012, 11:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,373
Posted By jlv
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by mjdbb1 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1440347/component-to-hdmi#post_22611415)

The TV we're talking about has one of those...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-23-2012, 09:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 747
Posted By jlv
ncix is sold out now. Amazon and Newegg had it...

ncix is sold out now. Amazon and Newegg had it for this price earlier in the week, too.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-13-2012, 09:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 879
Posted By jlv
Unless Windows Server 2012 data deduplication is...

Unless Windows Server 2012 data deduplication is something other than sharing identical blocks in different files, I doubt you'll get any savings in a volume full of movie ISOs (well... unless you...
Forum: ReplayTV & Showstopper PVRs   11-02-2012, 11:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 677
Posted By jlv
Yes, the ZAT-970A works for tuning subchannels,...

Yes, the ZAT-970A works for tuning subchannels, but as I said in the other thread, the picture wasn't as nice as I got with the CM-7000s. I've not had any issues since I put the repaired CM-7000s...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-02-2012, 11:36 AM
Replies: 621
Views: 29,390
Posted By jlv
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by gcoupe http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1436294/windows-8-my-verdict/60#post_22549673)

I'm also trying to find out how I can...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-02-2012, 11:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 817
Posted By jlv
I was recently looking for devices like this. I...

I was recently looking for devices like this. I came up with this short list of mini keyboards all under $30. The first is IR & RF; the others are just IR....
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-02-2012, 09:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,030
Posted By jlv
I'm using that same patch without a hitch on...

I'm using that same patch without a hitch on both my W7 Home Premium and W7 Pro systems.

One thing to try to help diagnose things: create a new passworded user with administrator rights, and try...
Forum: Soundbars   11-02-2012, 09:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,095
Posted By jlv
OK. Thanks for clearing that up for me! I...

OK. Thanks for clearing that up for me!

I will try to determine what the TV will pass out the optical by hooking it up to my receiver (a Yamaha RX-V661, which isn't used for much these days) and...
Forum: Soundbars   11-01-2012, 03:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,095
Posted By jlv
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Possumgirl http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1435446/got-a-free-sony-ht-260-optical#post_22523543)

Got it! Actually, either...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-01-2012, 01:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 599
Posted By jlv
It's funny for me to see Serviio mentioned here,...

It's funny for me to see Serviio mentioned here, because the whole reason I just built and deployed a HTPC was to be able to stop doing DLNA to my TV and just directly feed it (via HDMI). Serviio...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-24-2012, 05:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 580
Posted By jlv
I'd suggest getting an HDHomeRun Dual...

I'd suggest getting an HDHomeRun Dual (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16815345007) which has recently been as low as $70 (http://camelegg.com/product/N82E16815345007). You...
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