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Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-21-2016, 02:39 PM
Replies: 14
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Posted By smilejack1
Thanks for the tip on converters. I was looking...

Thanks for the tip on converters. I was looking at that for a quick fix.
Adding a TV is not an option due to space considerations.
My upload speeds average 1.5-2 MBPS, which is plenty fast for...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-21-2016, 12:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 367
Posted By smilejack1
No cable available at my present address. My...

No cable available at my present address. My choices are AT&T or satellite. Can't stand satellite.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-21-2016, 10:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 367
Posted By smilejack1
My monitor only has a VGA input available: would...

My monitor only has a VGA input available: would a converter like this one (https://www.monoprice.com/product?p_id=7113) do the trick?

Also, it occurred to me last night that, since I expect to...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-20-2016, 04:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 367
Posted By smilejack1
Belated followup: I'm now running Win 10, and...

Belated followup: I'm now running Win 10, and haven't made any progress on this project.

If I get a component capture card, what software do I need. I really don't care if it's WMC or whatever;...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-11-2015, 06:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 367
Posted By smilejack1
Thanks: I had a hunch that there might be an...

Thanks: I had a hunch that there might be an issue like that.

Follow-up question: Once I have component capture set up, what software do I need? Win 7 doesn't appear to have Windows Media...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-11-2015, 06:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 367
Posted By smilejack1
Thanks: I had a hunch that there might be an...

Thanks: I had a hunch that there might be an issue like that.

Follow-up question: Once I have component capture set up, what software do I need? Win 7 doesn't appear to have Windows Media...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-10-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 367
Posted By smilejack1
HDMI Capture w/ AT&T Wireless Receiver

Pardon me if these are rookie questions, but if I get an video capture card and plug an AT&T set-top box into it, will I be able to watch TV on my monitor, and if so, what software will I need to...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-27-2013, 05:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 550
Posted By smilejack1
I'm not familiar with ITC processing. Would that...

I'm not familiar with ITC processing. Would that be a PC setting or a TV setting?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-27-2013, 05:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 550
Posted By smilejack1
"What happens when you select Screen Fit ?" ...

"What happens when you select Screen Fit ?"

When attached to the PC, the Screen Fit option which you recommend is greyed out in my TV's Picture Options" settings, as are Zoom1, Zoom2, and Wide...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-27-2013, 02:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 550
Posted By smilejack1
My only picture size options while connected to...

My only picture size options while connected to the PC currently are 16:9 & 4:3. Samsung says that is because I am using integrated video instead of a discrete card, and that with a card installed,...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-26-2013, 08:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 550
Posted By smilejack1
Update: It's an AMD chip and there is no aspect...

Update: It's an AMD chip and there is no aspect ratio setting. Using Windows Media Center and can't calibrate the video. No overscan option on my TV and the overscan settings in my video settings...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-12-2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 550
Posted By smilejack1
I have a Samsung PN43E45 47" 720p Plasma being...

I have a Samsung PN43E45 47" 720p Plasma being used with a Win 7 Home Premium HTPC and am unable to find an effective resolution setting. The 720p setting (on the PC) takes up the full screen...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   08-06-2012, 07:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 472
Posted By smilejack1
I currently output 480i component video from my...

I currently output 480i component video from my HTPC to my AV receiver. I would like to also send a video signal to my kitchen TV. Since my receiver does not convert the signal which is input into...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   06-12-2012, 08:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,052
Posted By smilejack1
I am building a HTPC (Win 7 Home x64, Gigabyte...

I am building a HTPC (Win 7 Home x64, Gigabyte A75M-D2H mb w/ integrated video (DVI & HDMI outputs), AMD A6-3500 2.1Ghz CPU, 2 Ghz DDR which I will probably upgrade to 4) to use with an analog TV...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   06-12-2012, 08:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 934
Posted By smilejack1
@firebottle: I don't understand how the card you...

@firebottle: I don't understand how the card you recommended supports component video - is there an adapter which converts the s-video port to component?
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   04-11-2012, 10:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 934
Posted By smilejack1
I am building a HTPC (Win 7 Home x64, Gigabyte...

I am building a HTPC (Win 7 Home x64, Gigabyte A75M-D2H mb w/ integrated video, AMD A6-3500 2.1Ghz CPU, 2 Ghz DDR which I will probably upgrade to 4) to use with an analog TV which supports Coax,...
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