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Forum: Community News & Polls   08-24-2012, 03:08 PM
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Views: 30,937
Posted By hbramlet
Hook. Me. Up.

Hook. Me. Up.
Forum: Rear Projection Units   05-27-2011, 11:16 AM
Replies: 10,903
Views: 1,339,937
Posted By hbramlet
Hello All- I live in Pasadena, CA and I am...

Hello All-

I live in Pasadena, CA and I am moving soon. I have a 5880N in my garage that I am willing to give to anyone who comes to pick it up (it will get sent to the dump otherwise).

It is...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-14-2010, 04:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,499
Posted By hbramlet
GTV does additional things, basically...

GTV does additional things, basically abstracting the "setup viewing" experience from you as well.

Basically, it does what boxee does- you search for the show you want, select it and then it...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-30-2008, 05:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,722
Posted By hbramlet
Well, I'm not sure what was broken on...

Well, I'm not sure what was broken on yours...But for me, when I tried to resize, it would only paint half the controls for resizing, rather than show the entire "resize screen" and when you...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-22-2008, 12:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,722
Posted By hbramlet
I have an 8800GT running Vista-64. These drivers...

I have an 8800GT running Vista-64. These drivers are the bee's knees.

Finally. Finally. Finally. My 8800gt is now able to sync with my TV/receiver and display 1080p. I am able to change the size...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   04-16-2008, 08:42 PM
Replies: 10,903
Views: 1,339,937
Posted By hbramlet
Well, let me update the last post... ...

Well, let me update the last post...


Last night, I upgraded my TV's firmware using the 29+ patch. Now, I am able to get custom resolutions to stick. I am able to do 1824x1026@59hz, and it looks...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   04-16-2008, 04:57 PM
Replies: 10,903
Views: 1,339,937
Posted By hbramlet
Quote:Originally Posted by john stephens...

Quote:Originally Posted by john stephens http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/13378221)

I have a Vista Ultimate PC with Nvidia 8500GT card, connected...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-12-2008, 09:42 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 14,274
Posted By hbramlet
Where I agree with Fazzi is that there are so...

Where I agree with Fazzi is that there are so many very expensive gotchas. I mean, if you miss one gem of information from this board, you find yourself coping with a 200 - 300 dollar mistake.

My...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-29-2008, 10:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,116
Posted By hbramlet
Personally, if you are going to be comparing...

Personally, if you are going to be comparing CPU's for an HTPC, you shouldn't be talking about Quad vs Phenom, but instead the Phenom vs the 45nm E8400 Core duo.

As I mentioned in another thread,...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-29-2008, 09:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,614
Posted By hbramlet
Wait...do you mean the E8400? i.e. the new...

Wait...do you mean the E8400? i.e. the new wolfsdale processor?

That is by far better for a HTPC.

1) Q6600 is a 105w device, whereas the E8400 is at 65w. Less power consumption in general will...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-28-2008, 03:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,743
Posted By hbramlet
Stranger- out of curiosity, can you tell me what...

Stranger- out of curiosity, can you tell me what problems you've had/seen on the newest generations of mobo chipsets? Personally, I've used the 1st generation mobo chipsets for years on old IDE...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   02-28-2008, 11:34 AM
Replies: 10,903
Views: 1,339,937
Posted By hbramlet
Hi GTgray- I'm running an 8800GT on...

Hi GTgray-

I'm running an 8800GT on Vista-64. I got the 174.16 up and running last night, but I am not really getting it to perform for me. It seems to be very eratic- I've tried several times to...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-28-2008, 10:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,918
Posted By hbramlet
techreport.com (http://techreport.com/) has some...

techreport.com (http://techreport.com/) has some great head-to-head comparisons of the ~$200 cards. Feel free to review them. They have really never been biased (they have "endorsed" both ATI and...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-28-2008, 09:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,743
Posted By hbramlet
jnick- There is a lot to be said about RAID...

jnick-

There is a lot to be said about RAID Controller cards- especially if your server is going to be doing a lot of work. But consider a couple of things before you spend a bunch of money:
...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   02-27-2008, 11:44 AM
Replies: 10,903
Views: 1,339,937
Posted By hbramlet
Hi All, Time for some custom resolutions! ...

Hi All,

Time for some custom resolutions!

Nvidia has just released the 174.16 drivers, and the folks on Guru3D have moded it (http://forums.guru3d.com/showthread.php?t=254119) to work on the...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-27-2008, 11:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 12,199
Posted By hbramlet
Out of curiosity, why don't people try throwing...

Out of curiosity, why don't people try throwing in a gfx card of some sort to do this decoding? My understanding is that the GeForce 7000 series and 8000 series both handle some level of 264...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-27-2008, 10:44 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 25,072
Posted By hbramlet
Ok, I will try that this evening (or maybe this...

Ok, I will try that this evening (or maybe this weekend).

I seem to remember that there is a setting in the software or in the bios that says for it to go to nap mode instead of standby.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-27-2008, 10:22 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 25,072
Posted By hbramlet
Hey All- Out of curiosity, doesn't the...

Hey All-

Out of curiosity, doesn't the P5E-VM have a special "Asus Lifestyle" sleep mode, which is different than the standard OS modes?

"Minimize noise and power consumption when temporarily...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-27-2008, 09:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,336
Posted By hbramlet
Hi All- I just installed the 174.12 drivers...

Hi All-

I just installed the 174.12 drivers and was suddenly presented with the Custom Resolution interface in the nvidia control panel.

Is there anywhere that explains what all those settings...
Forum: Digital Recorders (PVRs) General   02-22-2006, 12:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 840
Posted By hbramlet
Quote: Ditto for me too. I just came from Dish...

Quote:
Ditto for me too. I just came from Dish and the "press" record and get dumped to the channel you are watching is really freaking annoying.
Yup. My friend went through this 6 months ago. I...
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-15-2006, 08:59 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,598
Posted By hbramlet
Quote: Then you DO get it. That's all were...

Quote:
Then you DO get it. That's all were saying: we don't like the idea of being forced into watching a show when they want us to watch it, and we simply won't enter into the deal. And I have no...
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-14-2006, 05:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,598
Posted By hbramlet
Quote: Exactly. By attempting to stop people...

Quote:
Exactly. By attempting to stop people from doing what the pirates will continue to do with barely a hiccup, they are simply turning their actual customer base away from these products.
I...
Forum: Digital Recorders (PVRs) General   02-14-2006, 05:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 937
Posted By hbramlet
Is the Comcast box the SA8300HD? If so, I have...

Is the Comcast box the SA8300HD? If so, I have the exact same problems. Plus the interface is the dumbest thing in the world.

I ask it to record the grammies, and it turns out Lost and Good Eats...
Forum: Digital Recorders (PVRs) General   02-08-2006, 07:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 840
Posted By hbramlet
yeah, for me when I tell it to record, it just...

yeah, for me when I tell it to record, it just dumps me to the channel that the title is on...I then have to enter the guide and scroll foreward to get to the show and record from there.

Gawd...
Forum: Digital Recorders (PVRs) General   02-02-2006, 07:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 840
Posted By hbramlet
I swear, it cannot be this silly. Has anyone...

I swear, it cannot be this silly. Has anyone tried setting up recordings on this box? I had a tivo but with a new HD TV, I figured it was time to upgrade. So I opened up the box and got started...
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