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Forum: DIY Screen Section   05-04-2015, 01:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 110
Posted By pittsoccer33
I going to try painting the tiles navy blue -...

I going to try painting the tiles navy blue - which I'm going to paint the rest of the walls. I'm not going to do anything to the wood (yet) but would strong consider it in the future.

We are...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   05-04-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 110
Posted By pittsoccer33
Given my space, should I consider 2.35:1?

I'm getting ready to close on my new home, so naturally before buying appliances or a lawn mower I'm fixated on FINALLY having space for 7 channel sound and a projector screen.

Right now I'm...
Forum: Community News & Polls   05-04-2015, 05:32 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,228
Posted By pittsoccer33
I've used Pandora a lot going back 5 or more...

I've used Pandora a lot going back 5 or more years, but T-Mobile gave me a free subscription to Rhapsody with my service plan, so I've been using that more and more.

I also stream my own music via...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-04-2015, 05:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 123
Posted By pittsoccer33
Metafox works great.

Metafox works great.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-03-2015, 05:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 499
Posted By pittsoccer33
i saw mass outages were caused by it, delaying...

i saw mass outages were caused by it, delaying the fight.

and its really cutting into the Avengers business.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-30-2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 7,620
Posted By pittsoccer33
Pssh, we don't need guide data. Remember how...

Pssh, we don't need guide data.

Remember how easy it was to program your VCR to record MacGyver? ;)

And your PC doesn't even blink 12:00!
Forum: Xbox Area   04-30-2015, 04:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 313
Posted By pittsoccer33
My train of thought goes like this: If the...

My train of thought goes like this:

If the client definitely works on Windows 10, and the Xbox One is getting Windows 10 with a goal of app convergence, wouldn't that possibly work?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-28-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 499
Posted By pittsoccer33
Every time I call Comcast for something I'm...

Every time I call Comcast for something I'm greeted with an advertisement for MMA, WWF, etc. "If you are calling to order Wrestlemania on March 30th, please press 7 now" or something like that. So...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-28-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 499
Posted By pittsoccer33
maybe as a test you could try ordering a movie or...

maybe as a test you could try ordering a movie or something?

it will be on one of those channels in the 500 or 600s most likely.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-28-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 7,620
Posted By pittsoccer33
There is 2 parts to the system - the DVR "server"...

There is 2 parts to the system - the DVR "server" where recordings are stored, and the playback clients.

From what they are insinuating, the Windows, Mac, and Android player clients will...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-28-2015, 08:52 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 784
Posted By pittsoccer33
I'm a yo-yo cutter. I roll Windows Media Center,...

I'm a yo-yo cutter. I roll Windows Media Center, so I have my own DVR for both cable and antenna.

I'll subscribe to cable for a while (typically hockey season) and cancel for the summer months...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-28-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 267
Posted By pittsoccer33
I bought Arcsoft TMT5 years ago. I like making...

I bought Arcsoft TMT5 years ago. I like making MKV files out of my discs, but it was still great to have it when I wanted to watch a brand new film or dig into special features.

But since buying...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-28-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 7,620
Posted By pittsoccer33
But they're half pregnant with the Xbox One. ...

But they're half pregnant with the Xbox One. They sell tuners, just not in America. They allow a pause/rewind/fast forward buffer where they do sell tuners, but not actual scheduling and recording....
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-28-2015, 06:27 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 7,620
Posted By pittsoccer33
Regarding Xbox One - I'm having trouble...

Regarding Xbox One -

I'm having trouble understanding why Microsoft is letting a 3rd party create a DVR platform for it when all the infrastructure is already there. MS could re-badge a USB...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-27-2015, 10:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 291
Posted By pittsoccer33
I use Windows Media Center as my DVR. I will...

I use Windows Media Center as my DVR. I will subscribe to cable for a while, record a bunch of stuff, then cancel after hockey season. I still have everything I recorded available to watch...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-27-2015, 09:54 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 900
Posted By pittsoccer33
I spent all my paper route money one summer on a...

I spent all my paper route money one summer on a $500 RCA DVD player. I was terrified, TERRIFIED after reading about Divx that I had wasted my monet.



This is all predicated on the fact that a...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-27-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 173
Posted By pittsoccer33
If you go back just a few years ago you might...

If you go back just a few years ago you might have a PC or device that said it supported 1080p, and while that was true it had a bit rate limitation - you couldn't play a remux of something like...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-24-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 352
Posted By pittsoccer33
i survived a failed drive in the past. nothing...

i survived a failed drive in the past. nothing here is irreplaceable - its just the time needed to rip discs again. the stuff i do really want is stored on 2 pcs.
i understand there is a way to...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-24-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 7,620
Posted By pittsoccer33
There ARE other ways to get guide data - just not...

There ARE other ways to get guide data - just not free and not as easy to set up as the default WMC info.

I think we all just kind of recognize that development on it ended about 5 or 6 years ago....
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-24-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 352
Posted By pittsoccer33
I really just want a computer that can fit 10 or...

I really just want a computer that can fit 10 or so hard drives. I'm not really knowledgable about raid and things like that, though I would like to do the parity drive thing (if I can eventually...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-23-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 7,620
Posted By pittsoccer33
Maybe (I'm just guessing here) they are using...

Maybe (I'm just guessing here) they are using some approved DRM on the server, and that DTCP-IP will be used to transmit to the client.

I wonder how they will manage the "copy once" factor with...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-23-2015, 08:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 352
Posted By pittsoccer33
^thats definitely more expensive that I'm...

^thats definitely more expensive that I'm thinking, but thats good to know that Ivy Bridge has that kind of power usage.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-23-2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 1,024
Views: 96,003
Posted By pittsoccer33
FWIW I'm pretty sure both ffdshow and lav had to...

FWIW I'm pretty sure both ffdshow and lav had to update their software to deal with Atmos.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-23-2015, 06:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 352
Posted By pittsoccer33
Best CPU for an energy efficient server?

I'm starting to kick the idea of a central server around again, as I'm out of space for hard drives. I'm also moving from a condo to a house (my first one!) so there will be several televisions and...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-23-2015, 06:39 AM
Replies: 1,024
Views: 96,003
Posted By pittsoccer33
Do you have another TrueHD track to test? I...

Do you have another TrueHD track to test?

I think I saw Unbroken has an Atmos track. That could potentially be causing your problems.
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