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Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-05-2016, 01:43 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 675
Posted By pittsoccer33
I use these: ...

I use these:

http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/71bEd1JkzBL._SL1500_.jpg

Great for lighting too.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-05-2016, 01:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 675
Posted By pittsoccer33
I use these: ...

I use these:

http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/71bEd1JkzBL._SL1500_.jpg

Great for lighting too.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-05-2016, 08:00 AM
Replies: 1,858
Views: 69,037
Posted By pittsoccer33
I can switch the 360 to ignore my HTPC remote,...

I can switch the 360 to ignore my HTPC remote, but I can't do the reverse.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-05-2016, 07:46 AM
Replies: 1,858
Views: 69,037
Posted By pittsoccer33
Would a flirc solve this problem: My...

Would a flirc solve this problem:

My basement HTPC has a built in WMC standard IR receiver. When I switch over to my Xbox 360 extender in that room the remote continues to control the PC, so its...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   02-04-2016, 06:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 524
Posted By pittsoccer33
Well, I'm sure not going anywhere :) If you...

Well, I'm sure not going anywhere :)

If you have some contacts with those manufacturers start putting out feelers.

In the interim I'd love to meet other interested forum posters, either here...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   02-04-2016, 06:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 524
Posted By pittsoccer33
Perhaps something in about 6 weeks - early March?...

Perhaps something in about 6 weeks - early March?

That would give everyone time to plan around schedules and we would likely miss out on worrying about weather.

I'm still very willing to host...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-04-2016, 10:20 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 675
Posted By pittsoccer33
I have four CCAs in my home now. I set them up...

I have four CCAs in my home now. I set them up right before Christmas and I've spent more time listening to music since then than I have since college.

They are just tremendous when we have...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-03-2016, 12:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 278
Posted By pittsoccer33
I'd like to see Atmos preouts on lower end...

I'd like to see Atmos preouts on lower end models.

I bought a new receiver this past summer, it was actually a 2013 model. I would have liked a 2014 model with Atmos, or 2015 model with DTS-X,...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   02-03-2016, 09:00 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 524
Posted By pittsoccer33
I don't have very high end gear, but I do enjoy...

I don't have very high end gear, but I do enjoy swapping advice and suggestions (I'm an HTPC guy), and I have a well stocked bar and dual tap system :)
Forum: Latest Industry News   02-03-2016, 07:15 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,200
Posted By pittsoccer33
I'd like Netflix to get their hardware partners...

I'd like Netflix to get their hardware partners on board with embracing 24p output. Almost none of the devices can do it, from smart tv apps to Chromecast to Roku to the game consoles.

You can...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-01-2016, 09:23 PM
Replies: 1,858
Views: 69,037
Posted By pittsoccer33
It's not likely you can pass DTS thru. ARC is...

It's not likely you can pass DTS thru. ARC is more for the TVs built in apps and internal atsc tuner.

I'd look for an HDMI splitter that supports HDCP 2.2 and HDMI 2.0. Send one to your receiver...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-01-2016, 09:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 422
Posted By pittsoccer33
When I tried live tv from the SD addon inside...

When I tried live tv from the SD addon inside Kodi on my Nexus Player I had to tweak the deinterlacing settings to smooth things out.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-30-2016, 11:35 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 422
Posted By pittsoccer33
You can watch copy once cable on an Android TV...

You can watch copy once cable on an Android TV device with a Silicon Dust tuner and their View app. I just flipped HBO on with my Nexus Player as a test.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-29-2016, 01:30 PM
Replies: 1,858
Views: 69,037
Posted By pittsoccer33
Oh I'm not saying to get over it because you can...

Oh I'm not saying to get over it because you can do it from the phone, I'm saying the cable companies position is even more ridiculous because you can still get around their dumb impediment.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-29-2016, 12:22 PM
Replies: 2,585
Views: 208,934
Posted By pittsoccer33
who makes that app?

who makes that app?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-29-2016, 11:37 AM
Replies: 2,585
Views: 208,934
Posted By pittsoccer33
There are two flavors of Linux that only run Kodi...

There are two flavors of Linux that only run Kodi - OpenElec an OSMC. All they do is run Kodi.

Plex has a similar project in development.

I've looked into running Android on an x86 computer,...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-29-2016, 10:51 AM
Replies: 2,585
Views: 208,934
Posted By pittsoccer33
you need an MPEG2 decoder in whatever device you...

you need an MPEG2 decoder in whatever device you want to watch in, or the device needs a fairly powerful processor, and the ability to do software decoding.

you can buy an MPEG2 license for the...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-29-2016, 10:01 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 669
Posted By pittsoccer33
MPEG2 must be fine if live tv is fine. The Nexus...

MPEG2 must be fine if live tv is fine. The Nexus Player needed the Android 6.0 update to get that working ok.

VC1 seems to be the only hang up the Nexus Player has. That would be my HD-DVDs and...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-29-2016, 09:42 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 669
Posted By pittsoccer33
I lost track of the Shield thread some time ago. ...

I lost track of the Shield thread some time ago. Last I saw it looked like some of these fixes wouldn't be in the official version until the next one.

What is the current state of the following...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   01-29-2016, 07:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 495
Posted By pittsoccer33
I'm in Pittsburgh (I thought you might be by your...

I'm in Pittsburgh (I thought you might be by your avatar).

Building a 110" AT screen with lumber and spandex was really easy. Probably cost me $80 total, and it was a fun project that my fiance...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-29-2016, 07:35 AM
Replies: 1,858
Views: 69,037
Posted By pittsoccer33
And the real stupid part is that you can just...

And the real stupid part is that you can just cast it from a phone...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-29-2016, 07:34 AM
Replies: 1,858
Views: 69,037
Posted By pittsoccer33
I've been getting lots of errors recently with...

I've been getting lots of errors recently with PleXBMC. I set it up to help manage my tv series metadata (which Kodi was butchering).

My tv show library still works and updates ok, but I can't go...
Forum: CD Players & Dedicated Music Transports   01-29-2016, 07:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 120
Posted By pittsoccer33
The turntable I'm interested in has an internal...

The turntable I'm interested in has an internal pre-amp. At first I wanted to use my receiver's because I assumed it would be better. Plan B was to use the internal and run the 30 or so feet of RCA...
Forum: CD Players & Dedicated Music Transports   01-29-2016, 07:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 120
Posted By pittsoccer33
^^thats exactly what I was worried about. I know...

^^thats exactly what I was worried about. I know an analog run of any length isnt ideal, but I wanted to know if it would even work or not. sounds like I know my answer.

but now that I'm...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-28-2016, 02:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 808
Posted By pittsoccer33
when was this embedded Plex version released? Is...

when was this embedded Plex version released? Is it something like OpenElec? I follow them on Facebook and get emails from them, but this slipped past my radar.
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