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Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-25-2014, 02:39 PM
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Posted By Nethawk
^^ Heya! Google DNS is telling me it can't...

^^

Heya! Google DNS is telling me it can't get to the site, I'm having to rebuild and this has been my guide for awhile. I sure hope not! Perhaps if he did maybe the source content can be posted...
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   01-21-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 156
Posted By Nethawk
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by commsysman http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1512419/social-media-connection-probem#post_24239063)

Lucky you; that means you can...
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   01-21-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 525
Posted By Nethawk
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Knucklehead90 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1509832/2-1-pc-gear-review#post_24227777)

No. If you want bass management and...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-21-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 623
Posted By Nethawk
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by labfm http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1512305/appeals-court-strikes-down-fcc-net-neutrality-rules#post_24244249)

You are...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-21-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 623
Posted By Nethawk
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by DreamWarrior http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1512305/appeals-court-strikes-down-fcc-net-neutrality-rules#post_24222116)

I'm...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-21-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 971
Posted By Nethawk
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Defcon http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1511890/sony-googletv-plex-great-solution#post_24227603)


I tried the Roku and it had...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-21-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 623
Posted By Nethawk
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by labfm http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1512305/appeals-court-strikes-down-fcc-net-neutrality-rules#post_24232334)

Have you seen...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-16-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 623
Posted By Nethawk
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by DreamWarrior http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1512305/appeals-court-strikes-down-fcc-net-neutrality-rules#post_24221845)

If by...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-16-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 623
Posted By Nethawk
This will be resolved to the satisfaction of the...

This will be resolved to the satisfaction of the consumer, Net Neutrality is not dead yet. A good bit of the issue is that during the Bush administration the FCC reclassified the internet as being...
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   01-16-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 563
Posted By Nethawk
The TX-8050 DAC is sufficient and optical out is...

The TX-8050 DAC is sufficient and optical out is an easy approach. I have a similar setup but chose Asus Xonar Essence sound card with analog out to an AVR (I traded up from the TX-8050 for better...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-16-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,245
Posted By Nethawk
Thanks Jay. Hopefully you can continue to report...

Thanks Jay. Hopefully you can continue to report back, I will watch this thread to follow the evolution of your solution.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-16-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,003
Posted By Nethawk
You don't really need step 2 above. I use...

You don't really need step 2 above. I use MakeMKV and just rip to H.264/AC3, Plex has no problem with them. If file space is a concern Handbrake can be used, but in this use case long term storage...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-15-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 259
Posted By Nethawk
I agree with Assassin, no reason to upgrade. I'd...

I agree with Assassin, no reason to upgrade. I'd run that puppy into the ground. I would be sure temp files, recorded TV buffer and other frequent writes are diverted to another HDD though.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-15-2014, 11:09 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,580
Posted By Nethawk
I went with a HTPC because I'm an old geek who...

I went with a HTPC because I'm an old geek who loves to tinker and insists on complete control over everything. Slightly less important, it was the only way I could provide a consistent DVR and...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-15-2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,249
Posted By Nethawk
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Djoel http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1511593/what-av-receiver-is-everyone-using-for-their-htpc-what-hasnt-worked#post_24208597)...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-15-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 330
Posted By Nethawk
If you have to use their customer service...

If you have to use their customer service several times, it's not a "hi-fi" piece of gear. http://files.avsforum.com/images/smilies/biggrin.gif
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-15-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,003
Posted By Nethawk
I haven't seen anything that will play a blu-ray...

I haven't seen anything that will play a blu-ray disk to Chromecast, not even rumors. You can rip them and use Plex, which is probably your best alternative. Avia media player for android might be...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-15-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 689
Posted By Nethawk
Winamp was great years ago, AOL very slowly...

Winamp was great years ago, AOL very slowly killed it [for me]. Count me in as another huge fan of foobar2000, once you get past the intimidation its capabilities explode. VLC is the best I've used...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-15-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 570
Posted By Nethawk
Since CES 2014 I've become interested in Android...

Since CES 2014 I've become interested in Android TV again. I think this is going to become the best, most economical choice for XBMC in the next few months.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-15-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 971
Posted By Nethawk
I have no problems at all with Plex on Roku, and...

I have no problems at all with Plex on Roku, and for less than $100 it's a much better solution than GoogleTV.

I'm looking forward to seeing some new AndroidTV boxes as well, but only for XBMC....
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-15-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,245
Posted By Nethawk
How is the browsing and content management...

How is the browsing and content management interface? I've been using WMC with Media Browser and extenders, MKV files with AC3 audio, but I'd like an alternative for TrueHD & DTS-MA for my blu-ray...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-15-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 17,164
Posted By Nethawk
I use a wireless connection for one of my xbox...

I use a wireless connection for one of my xbox extenders, and also stream with no problem to my Nexus 7 using Remote Potato, both 1080p quality.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-24-2013, 04:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 572
Posted By Nethawk
Thanks Shark, why I ever decided to go with any...

Thanks Shark, why I ever decided to go with any other solution is beyond me, as usual your solution is the best. All is well.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-24-2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 572
Posted By Nethawk
Thanks, I'll try your codec pack next. From...

Thanks, I'll try your codec pack next. From distant memory I recall that WMC would still show titles in the library but with an error message indicating it could not playback mkv files. My gut is...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-24-2013, 03:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 572
Posted By Nethawk
Hi, Much to my surprise I'm really liking...

Hi,

Much to my surprise I'm really liking Windows 8.1. I decided to install 8.1 pro after a [new] Samsung 840 Pro SSD meltdown and took to it immediately. I installed WMC and have recorded TV...
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