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Forum: Home A/V Distribution   08-19-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 60
Posted By redzoneos
coax power splitter for antenna and cable?

need some assistance please. I have a coax cable that's plugged into a wall outlet which powers an amplifier/booster/splitter (not sure what its called). from there, comcast coax cables run to...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   04-04-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,365
Posted By redzoneos
hey sorry to revive my old thread, didnt realize...

hey sorry to revive my old thread, didnt realize there were other comments after Aleron helped me out. Just wanted to give you guys an update.

I tried out the homeworx solution and works it well...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-04-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 910
Posted By redzoneos
hm didn't notice the mpeg2 issue. i really don't...

hm didn't notice the mpeg2 issue. i really don't understand why so many of these standalone streaming products are coming without what seems to be simple add-on functionality. I would think they...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-04-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 910
Posted By redzoneos
man you guys rock, but you also gave me more...

man you guys rock, but you also gave me more choices to think about lol. okay i guess i will keep researching.

by the way did you guys notice that amazon just released "fire tv"?? the hardware...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-01-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 910
Posted By redzoneos
appreciate your response, and excuse my...

appreciate your response, and excuse my ignorance but... it says it comes pre-loaded with XBMC. My understanding is that XBMC is what I can use for a frontend with windows media center PC as a...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-01-2014, 01:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 910
Posted By redzoneos
Hello, I'm still on the hunt for an ideal...

Hello,
I'm still on the hunt for an ideal frontend system and came across a website that I can't find any additional information on. Have you guys heard of this company and do you know if this...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   03-31-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 871
Posted By redzoneos
sorry for the late response got busy with work,...

sorry for the late response got busy with work, being a salaried employee is harsh lol. I will take all of your feedback into consideration. I bought an HDHRP (but really wanted to wait for the new...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   03-26-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 871
Posted By redzoneos
thank you all very much for the responses, so it...

thank you all very much for the responses, so it seems either MythTV or windows are the way to go. What do you suggest for the main server computer and the "set top boxes"? I will never use the...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   03-24-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 871
Posted By redzoneos
I recently dove into figuring out ways to get...

I recently dove into figuring out ways to get rid of the 4 comcast rental boxes I have and switch to an HTPC whole home setup. There are so many software options to choose from that I am completely...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   01-15-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,365
Posted By redzoneos
you are the man (or woman) thanks!

you are the man (or woman) thanks!
Forum: HDTV Recorders   01-14-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,365
Posted By redzoneos
Aleron do you have any opinions/comparison...

Aleron do you have any opinions/comparison between this option and the WMC/internet based HDhomerun option? It seems I would need to spend additional money in the long run (to get all my TV's...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   01-13-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,365
Posted By redzoneos
thank you very much this is what i needed to...

thank you very much this is what i needed to know. I canceled my cable earlier today http://files.avsforum.com/images/smilies/smile.gif I think I'm going to go the el cheapo route for now and try...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   01-13-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,365
Posted By redzoneos
Hi all, so i'm at just a hair over 200 dollars...

Hi all,
so i'm at just a hair over 200 dollars a month for comcast at this point for internet/TV including some premium channels such as HBO. I don't watch TV enough to justify this charge anymore...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   10-22-2010, 09:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,007
Posted By redzoneos
SOLVED. okay so my initial assumption and...

SOLVED.

okay so my initial assumption and swancoat's comment about using 2 different ports for each individual cat6 connection are correct.

Using the vertical image again (T568A)
I had to...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   10-21-2010, 05:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,007
Posted By redzoneos
ok so based on the picture I posted earlier of...

ok so based on the picture I posted earlier of the vertical patch panel... Using the TOP LEFT PORT... I wired it as follows:

Going straight down: WG, G, WO, BL, BLW, O, WBR, BR.

did NOT work...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   10-20-2010, 10:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,007
Posted By redzoneos
okay, so i've been talking to monoprice tech...

okay, so i've been talking to monoprice tech support regarding the issue. Their recommendation does not match what I thought, and what you guys confirmed.

They said to wire it "gw, g, ow, bl,...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   10-17-2010, 07:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,007
Posted By redzoneos
thanks for your reply petern I think that...

thanks for your reply petern

I think that the writing is backwards because of my camera. I used photobooth and my macbook camera, which is why it inverted the images (really weird, I don't think...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   10-17-2010, 05:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,007
Posted By redzoneos
Hello, I'm really confused with this patch...

Hello,
I'm really confused with this patch panel I bought from monoprice. This is the first time I've tried something like this, and can't really figure out how to dissect the wiring diagram...
...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-27-2010, 07:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 839
Posted By redzoneos
BUMP! anyone???

BUMP! anyone???
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-25-2010, 01:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 839
Posted By redzoneos
hello all, so I got my newly ordered...

hello all,
so I got my newly ordered AVR-1910... (quick install, didn't go through audyssey auto set up etc. because I am moving in 2 weeks and simply wanted to test out the receiver to make sure...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-22-2010, 10:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,168
Posted By redzoneos
@soundmike, thanks! @phantom52, I...

@soundmike,
thanks!

@phantom52,
I didn't realize the 1910 didn't have pre-outs, something I never really considered to begin with. The price was the same (both receivers about 390 dollars...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-18-2010, 08:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,168
Posted By redzoneos
thanks for the response santa, i really wanted...

thanks for the response santa, i really wanted to go with the pioneer but I neglected a bit of info.. Apparently the pioneer 919 doesn't convert video to 1080p like the other receivers, and doesn't...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-18-2010, 07:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,168
Posted By redzoneos
seems like receivers from '09 are starting to be...

seems like receivers from '09 are starting to be placed on sale and cleared out, probably making room for hdmi 1.4 version receivers...

I'm in need for a new receiver, but it seems comparable...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-14-2008, 05:02 PM
Replies: 19,194
Views: 5,277,012
Posted By redzoneos
wow what an amazing guide, I'm glad I stumbled...

wow what an amazing guide, I'm glad I stumbled upon it, and can't wait for it to be completely finished!

my current system:

Intel Q9450 @ 3.6Ghz and xigmatek HDT S1283 cooler
Gigabyte...
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