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Forum: Speakers   04-21-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 216
Posted By MrBobb
There is a huge difference between business and...

There is a huge difference between business and individual shipping. Businesses get the bulk rate. It's really no fair.

UPS ground would be your cheapest, you can go to their website and get an...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-20-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 31
Posted By MrBobb
Looking for Heat Resistant FEETS

Due to rack constraints I have 3 power amps stacked on top of each other. The temp between amp reaches 54c/124f, the rubber feets are kind of melting.

So looking for more sturdy feets to replace...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-20-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 111
Posted By MrBobb
If it makes you feel better, after auditioning a...

If it makes you feel better, after auditioning a few front-ends, I decided to stick with WMC. If you thought configuring WMC is alot, God mercy on your soul try to configuring the others.


BTW,...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   04-20-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 74
Posted By MrBobb
It doesn't have to be ideal. As long as there...

It doesn't have to be ideal. As long as there are 2 such strips, or even 1 behind the TV, just use a piece of 1/2" plywood, slightly smaller than your TV, bolt the plywood to the strips, now you...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   04-20-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 68
Posted By MrBobb
How? The red wire to the red post, the black...

How? The red wire to the red post, the black wire to the black post? :D

Seriously, WIRED of course.

Wireless is for folks who absolutely cannot, unwilling to run a wire, and don't care if they...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-17-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 47
Posted By MrBobb
Maybe cheaper to get a more modern unit. ...

Maybe cheaper to get a more modern unit.

Basically you want to split the signal into Low Frequency and Others and feed them to the appropriate speaker.

In the dawn of 2.1, those subwoofers...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-17-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 121
Posted By MrBobb
The PC is just another source, there ain't...

The PC is just another source, there ain't nothing special about a PC feeding a receiver. All you want to know is that the receiver don't have any quirks switching multiple HDMI sources, assuming...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-17-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 178
Posted By MrBobb
The 2250 can still do QAM and ATSC. Sell it on...

The 2250 can still do QAM and ATSC. Sell it on eBay.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-17-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 416
Posted By MrBobb
That's like Sheldon (Big Bang Theory) doing the...

That's like Sheldon (Big Bang Theory) doing the sound check at theaters, to your neighbors . :)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-17-2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 31
Posted By MrBobb
For a PC I would say pull the plug and clear the...

For a PC I would say pull the plug and clear the CMOS, or even pull out the back up battery if it was one, but a receiver? Fascinating. Manual no help eh?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-16-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 200
Posted By MrBobb
This seems wrong. May need driver update. ...

This seems wrong. May need driver update.





Dumb Q, are u sure the receiver is telling you this and not the TV?


You are watching TV through the HTPC tuner and not from the TV's built-in...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-16-2015, 12:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 203
Posted By MrBobb
Some do, some don't. But this geek...

Some do, some don't.


But this geek don't want a completely "dark" machine, that's reserved for OFF in my book. When sleep I want a ever so growing, barely "alive" red LED. Yep that's the...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-16-2015, 12:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 247
Posted By MrBobb
I will take your words for it. Am very impatience...

I will take your words for it. Am very impatience calling any large corporation, and prefer to pay them up front so I don't have to go through the hassle.







So the retail version has...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-16-2015, 06:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 416
Posted By MrBobb
XMC-1... if you are cash strapped, may I suggest...

XMC-1... if you are cash strapped, may I suggest a slightly used UMC-200, people are unloading them presumably going for the XMC-1 and I have seen it for usd$300+. I got one of their last ones and am...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-16-2015, 06:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 203
Posted By MrBobb
LOL. Yes indeed that's a much cheaper solution. ...

LOL. Yes indeed that's a much cheaper solution.


I just grew up in an era when blinking lights mean there is something wrong, is flashing me a code, something that says, "hey I need attention!" :)
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-16-2015, 05:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 247
Posted By MrBobb
If you are going with Win7, I recommend the Pro,...

If you are going with Win7, I recommend the Pro, it's the sweet spot as mentioned out there. I got the Home Premium and regret it. I wish I had RDP, currently using free version of VNC and it's so...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-15-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 151
Posted By MrBobb
Well that wasn't too hard. OP, are you sure...

Well that wasn't too hard.

OP, are you sure you are playing with discrete surround, DD/DTS, and not one of those funky "fake" surrounds like Pro Logic?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-15-2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 53
Posted By MrBobb
So u already found a solution: AirPlay.

So u already found a solution: AirPlay.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-15-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 203
Posted By MrBobb
Fix: Stop LED Blink Hardware Project

Problem: New Mobos doing the blink thing on sleep is been bugging me big time. I want the old style, like: Bright Blue LED ON, Dim Red LED SLEEP, is that so hard? Apparently it is.

Here a...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-13-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 36
Posted By MrBobb
You need some sort of IR extender or IR blaster I...

You need some sort of IR extender or IR blaster I think they call it. Basically is a receiver, re-transmitter pair for folks precisely because their equipment is not in the same room. Hopefully the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-13-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 352
Posted By MrBobb
A 1,000 watt, 20LB amp is most likely a Class-D...

A 1,000 watt, 20LB amp is most likely a Class-D amplifier, uses digital methods to run the amp very efficiently. You will have to find folks who have listened to both blind and tell you what they...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-12-2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 132
Posted By MrBobb
Trying turning off all CEC controls, specially...

Trying turning off all CEC controls, specially between your receiver and the TV.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-12-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 92
Posted By MrBobb
Or maybe they are just pushing the HBO etc launch.

Or maybe they are just pushing the HBO etc launch.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-12-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 86
Posted By MrBobb
Not all materials give you distinctive surround...

Not all materials give you distinctive surround sounds, as long as your TEST SPEAKER procedure gives you distinctive sounds, that's it.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-10-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 119
Posted By MrBobb
Assuming you are not moving the iMac downstairs...

Assuming you are not moving the iMac downstairs but you have network access to it... The easiest way was reply#1, buy an Apple TV, $70, attach it to your downstair TV and this will convert your TV...
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