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Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-16-2017, 11:01 AM
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Posted By originalsnuffy
I tried a SD card in the front. The unit seemed...

I tried a SD card in the front. The unit seemed to see that as a storage device but not a respository for system or blu ray information. Any suggestions?

Maybe I don't need a memory card. I...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-15-2017, 02:13 PM
Replies: 11,651
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Posted By originalsnuffy
PM sent. I would love to give one of those D1...

PM sent. I would love to give one of those D1 units a new home. I have a B1 in my basement room that really should be a D1 since I have an Oppo player in the system.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-15-2017, 11:10 AM
Replies: 11,651
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Posted By originalsnuffy
On my D1 the unit no longer seems to recognize...

On my D1 the unit no longer seems to recognize the USB stick in the back. I put a new stick in both the back slots and the front slot. No luck. Any suggestions? Is this a common issue? Would a...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-24-2016, 06:18 PM
Replies: 8,847
Views: 1,189,612
Posted By originalsnuffy
Video out via HDMI has died

So my 905 has a new issue. Like some others, the HDMI video out no longer works. I can still use this as a speaker amp, but no video. There is no Onkyo logo out to the TV when the receiver powers...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-28-2015, 12:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 231
Posted By originalsnuffy
I have taken the step of reinstalling Windows 7...

I have taken the step of reinstalling Windows 7 from scratch. Even if I end up keeping the Windows 8.1 partition I had to do this because I experienced failures trying to update the Windows 7...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-27-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 231
Posted By originalsnuffy
WMC: Choose Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 ?

Hi all,

The short version of my question is whether it is easier to get WMC working properly with HD Homerun and using encrypted channels with Windows 7 or 8..1.

The longer piece of this is...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-08-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 6,563
Posted By originalsnuffy
Anybody tested running wmc in a virtualized...

Anybody tested running wmc in a virtualized window under windows ten? I presume I can use my win 8 pro and windows media center license under win ten in a virtual mode. Wondering if it can work...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-04-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,215
Posted By originalsnuffy
Pardon my somewhat newbie style question (s). I...

Pardon my somewhat newbie style question (s). I use a cable card with WMC.

1) So we can't upgrade to Win 10 and still have this capability survive?

2) There is unlikely to be any future...
Forum: DVD Players (Standard Def)   03-30-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 13,348
Posted By originalsnuffy
Chad, You are going an interesting...

Chad,

You are going an interesting direction. I was looking at picking up a Haupuagge capture unit, as it had composite inputs and a digital sound input. However, according to them, the unit...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-30-2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 8,847
Views: 1,189,612
Posted By originalsnuffy
I have not tried the workaround. I do not...

I have not tried the workaround. I do not currently have a phono preamp unit.

If the problem is dust, is there a way to clean it out without opening the unit? Otherwise are there any suggestions...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-22-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 1,198
Views: 40,692
Posted By originalsnuffy
Is Microsoft merely being coy about the plans for...

Is Microsoft merely being coy about the plans for windows media center or are they really going to kill this useful product? I would hate to be stuck ar 7 or 8.1 depending on which machine I am...
Forum: DVD Players (Standard Def)   03-22-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 1,014
Views: 117,722
Posted By originalsnuffy
Now that Kurtis has restore my pioneer 703 to its...

Now that Kurtis has restore my pioneer 703 to its former glory (public thanks) I am considering dubbing some discs to digital. I do have a working dvd recorder. However this converts the PCM to...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-22-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 8,847
Views: 1,189,612
Posted By originalsnuffy
For those of us still using this receiver I have...

For those of us still using this receiver I have a question. Is it common for the photo inputs on this receiver to get "funky"? Specifically the left phono input seems to have a bad connection. ...
Forum: DVD Players (Standard Def)   02-25-2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 27,123
Posted By originalsnuffy
My two laserdisc issues

I have two laserdisc units. One is a 703 (with a modified AC3 output so it is effectively a 704) and a 2090. Both only play one side nowadays. Both also have problems ejecting discs. One makes...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-07-2015, 08:01 AM
Replies: 2,760
Views: 218,983
Posted By originalsnuffy
Two little questions First, any idea why one...

Two little questions

First, any idea why one regular broadcast channel would work fine in SD but show a message along the lines of "not provisioned" for HD viewing? HBO etc. works just fine. I...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-07-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 11,223
Views: 548,563
Posted By originalsnuffy
I realize that most of this thread is about Atmos...

I realize that most of this thread is about Atmos lately.

I wanted to bring up some HDMI related issues and see if there are any workarounds.

1 -- The passthrough of the cable signal when the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-14-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 11,223
Views: 548,563
Posted By originalsnuffy
The X4100 decided to "see" the primary NAS...

The X4100 decided to "see" the primary NAS synology server. Good news is that streaming FLAC files is now available, though can freeze pretty easily. More importantly, I discovered that is can...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-06-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 11,223
Views: 548,563
Posted By originalsnuffy
Also any advice on connectIng a nas unit that is...

Also any advice on connectIng a nas unit that is on the network on a static address but is not showing up as a media server ? The little brother nas shows up just fine.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-06-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 11,223
Views: 548,563
Posted By originalsnuffy
Thanks to all for the remote and dsd advice. One...

Thanks to all for the remote and dsd advice. One more remote question. On the back of the unit is a connector for a it block. Is that 3.5 or 2.5 mm ? Also does that turn the unit into an ir...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-05-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 11,223
Views: 548,563
Posted By originalsnuffy
With regard to DSD, it appears that this will be...

With regard to DSD, it appears that this will be less helpful than I thought. I will probably just let foobar and jriver do the conversion to PCM. Then the unit can do some audio processing.
...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-04-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 11,223
Views: 548,563
Posted By originalsnuffy
c With regard to the nas units they are on...

c

With regard to the nas units they are on the same network. The unit that seems to be hidden has four times more storage and is where everything resides. I suppose I could just turn off the...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-04-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 39,733
Posted By originalsnuffy
I must say I am impressed. I spoke with Intel...

I must say I am impressed. I spoke with Intel about the fact that advanced audio codecs cannot be bitstreamed as originally claimed and marketed. The eventually ended up approving an upgrade to a...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-04-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 11,223
Views: 548,563
Posted By originalsnuffy
Few items

It took me way longer to clear out some legacy cables and complete my hookup for the X4100W. A few questions now arise.

First, how do I "force" it to see a Synology NAS server? It sees my...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-27-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 11,223
Views: 548,563
Posted By originalsnuffy
Any advice on bass ? Pros and cons of choosing...

Any advice on bass ? Pros and cons of choosing various cross over points and combining lfe ? The bass on this unit seems much more precise than on my 3806. It is probably more accurate but seems...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-24-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 11,223
Views: 548,563
Posted By originalsnuffy
JD-- Just to clarify, I do understand that I...

JD--

Just to clarify, I do understand that I need to work in either component or composite for the video out to the DVD recorder. But here is my confusion. I definitely "get it" that the DVR...
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