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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-25-2017, 04:48 PM
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Posted By psuKinger
Everything you said here is 100% how I understood...

Everything you said here is 100% how I understood it as recently as 5-6 months ago. DV being made available via a firmware update, rather than a proprietary hardware chip that a device either shipped...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-25-2017, 02:59 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,767
Posted By psuKinger
As others have indicated, it's your money, your...

As others have indicated, it's your money, your eyeballs, and your decision. However, in my mind, the decision comes down to the Vizio P vs. the Sony 940E. I wouldn't consider the 900E, because I'm...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-25-2017, 02:36 PM
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Posted By psuKinger
I know I read Spotify is preparing to launch a...

I know I read Spotify is preparing to launch a "lossless" quality tier... but I don't think that's out yet?

Speaking only from my own experiences, I have four CCAs and two Home's. I bypass the...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-25-2017, 02:27 PM
Replies: 502
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Posted By psuKinger
To each their own with provolone. If you can...

To each their own with provolone. If you can hear a difference, that's all that matters.

Color me skeptical, though. This reads to me a lot like the old "these $120 HDMI cables are waaaay better...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-25-2017, 02:05 PM
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Views: 128,255
Posted By psuKinger
There's at least a half a dozen ways to play .mkv...

There's at least a half a dozen ways to play .mkv files on Shield.

If you don't want to use a snazzy "front end" software solution like Plex/Kodi/Emby, you can download a player like MX Player or...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-21-2017, 07:03 AM
Replies: 4,024
Views: 161,853
Posted By psuKinger
Are other "Shield+HDHR Prime" owners having...

Are other "Shield+HDHR Prime" owners having problems with Live TV these days?

This combo served me well for well over a year, but right now, basically nothing works reliably:
HDHR Grey (BETA) DVR...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-19-2017, 01:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 155
Posted By psuKinger
If you get yourself a Silicon Dust HDHR Prime and...

If you get yourself a Silicon Dust HDHR Prime and rent a cable card from the cable company, that thing can sit on your network (anywhere in your home that has ethernet) and tune 3 channels...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-19-2017, 10:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 630
Posted By psuKinger
I'm all about it. The last time I bought a...

I'm all about it.

The last time I bought a Sony TV, it was a 24" WEGA (CRT) to go into my college dorm.

But I have been waiting for a set that would implement:
1) Dolby Vision support
2) FALD...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-19-2017, 09:50 AM
Replies: 7,819
Views: 447,270
Posted By psuKinger
Awesome response, thanks so much. I'm probably...

Awesome response, thanks so much. I'm probably going to save this so I can refer back to it as-needed. One more question, and then I"ll stop hijacknig the great Z9 discussions taking place...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-19-2017, 09:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 324
Posted By psuKinger
YES. 1,000,000x, yes. To me, the Front 3...

YES. 1,000,000x, yes.

To me, the Front 3 are everything. The Center is where all the dialogue is for TV/movies, and the Front Left/Right's are where it's at for music. For music, I want that...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-19-2017, 09:07 AM
Replies: 4,024
Views: 161,853
Posted By psuKinger
So I'm not sure exactly what your concern is, but...

So I'm not sure exactly what your concern is, but it may be a concern I had. As I'm sure you're aware, if you start using Win10 to it's fullest potential (if this machine is more for you than just...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-19-2017, 08:15 AM
Replies: 625
Views: 37,436
Posted By psuKinger
I know the following is true for me, and I may be...

I know the following is true for me, and I may be speaking for others when I say that, I think the vast majority of the appeal of the 940E is that it checks an awful lot of the same boxes as the Z9,...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-19-2017, 08:05 AM
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Views: 447,270
Posted By psuKinger
I'm not disagree with you when I ask the...

I'm not disagree with you when I ask the following questions. I'm legitimately asking, because I haven't been in the market for a TV in well over 5 years and have no experience with HDR (yet).
...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-14-2017, 06:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 459
Posted By psuKinger
You won't need to sideload anything to make that...

You won't need to sideload anything to make that work. Kodi is available for download directly from the Google Play Store.

There's also a Kodi-fork, specifically designed/built for Shield, called...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-14-2017, 06:08 AM
Replies: 1,515
Views: 53,215
Posted By psuKinger
Yea maybe. Almost all consumption in my house is...

Yea maybe. Almost all consumption in my house is done via Shield(s). We do have one Win10 desktop ("HTPC"/Plex Server/NVidia Gamestream server) and two Win10 laptops that have HDHR View installed,...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-14-2017, 01:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 459
Posted By psuKinger
You can load programs/apps in Android, even if...

You can load programs/apps in Android, even if they aren't in the Google Play Store (Android's version of iTunes).

That's called "side loading", and obviously, you do it at your own risk.... But...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-13-2017, 02:07 PM
Replies: 1,515
Views: 53,215
Posted By psuKinger
Interesting. I'm sure I'm just rehashing old...

Interesting.

I'm sure I'm just rehashing old news here, but when they made this update that took away surround sound from live tv, I lost more than just surround sound while in live TV. I lost...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-13-2017, 08:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 459
Posted By psuKinger
+1 for NVidia Shield. I have several of them at...

+1 for NVidia Shield. I have several of them at this point. I don't do 4k HDR yet (although Shield has capabilities for that), but they are basically an all-in-one solution, for me at least, with...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-13-2017, 08:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 65
Posted By psuKinger
I'm not familiar with a "WD Live Plus", but I...

I'm not familiar with a "WD Live Plus", but I replaced an aging/failing WDTV Live SMP with NVidia Shield, and I basically do EVERYTHING with them now (and like them so much I put one on every time):...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-11-2017, 05:42 PM
Replies: 1,515
Views: 53,215
Posted By psuKinger
I know they had some reason (although at this...

I know they had some reason (although at this point I do not recall what that was) for what they did when they changed/updated the record engine such that Live TV audio stopped supporting Surround...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-02-2017, 08:41 AM
Replies: 7,819
Views: 447,270
Posted By psuKinger
That diagram is *INCREDIBLY* helpful. Thank you...

That diagram is *INCREDIBLY* helpful. Thank you so much.

I don't suppose you'd happen to have something similar you could share regarding the 75" 940e? I know this is a z9d thread, so if you'd...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-02-2017, 04:28 AM
Replies: 7,819
Views: 447,270
Posted By psuKinger
Anyone on here own a 75z9d, and have it sitting...

Anyone on here own a 75z9d, and have it sitting on it's stand (rather than wall-mounted), and could take a measurement for me?

I'm looking for the "depth" from the front edge of the stand to the...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-01-2017, 06:04 PM
Replies: 625
Views: 37,436
Posted By psuKinger
Bump. Anyone that has a 75" 940e on the...

Bump.

Anyone that has a 75" 940e on the stand, and could measure the "depth" from the front edge of the stand to the front edge of the display, it'd really help me out....
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-28-2017, 04:26 PM
Replies: 625
Views: 37,436
Posted By psuKinger
Thanks so much! This is almost certainly the...

Thanks so much!

This is almost certainly the set I want... If I can make that dimension fit for me. I'm kind of like you, I have physically large speakers... I go for that wall-mounted aesthetic...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-28-2017, 09:22 AM
Replies: 625
Views: 37,436
Posted By psuKinger
Could a 2017 75" 940E owner take a measurement...

Could a 2017 75" 940E owner take a measurement for me?

What I really need is the distance from the very front edge of the stand to the rear edge of the panel (as the far left and right side of a...
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