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Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-15-2017, 09:46 PM
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Posted By tgrinch
Thanks for the feedback guys - I should have...

Thanks for the feedback guys - I should have clarified that this is with my 2017 non-pro shield. I'll monitor it some more and see if I can make heads/tails.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-15-2017, 11:39 AM
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Posted By tgrinch
Has anyone ran into coming out of sleep issues? ...

Has anyone ran into coming out of sleep issues? I've noticed a couple of occurrences where it didn't come out of standby and had to do a hard pull from the power supply. The two times it's...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-27-2017, 09:15 PM
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Posted By tgrinch
Are you still having issues with HD audio...

Are you still having issues with HD audio sporadically working? If so are you running auto frame rate switching? I may have found/fixed the issue. Apparently there's a bug in SPMC with passthrough...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-26-2017, 06:10 PM
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Posted By tgrinch
Yep - it's my most current config, based on WMC...

Yep - it's my most current config, based on WMC (RC1264103) remote. Hope it works for you!
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-26-2017, 02:36 PM
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Posted By tgrinch
I have all repeats working really well (finally)...

I have all repeats working really well (finally) - so I can hold down directionals and scroll down quickly; even long press of OK will trigger the android tile move option. All of these work great...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-25-2017, 10:22 PM
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Posted By tgrinch
Hi - Thanks for the info. From your description,...

Hi - Thanks for the info. From your description, I think your issue was/is a little different. I have the Shield configured for Fixed volume so those volume options aren't accessible to me - but...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-25-2017, 09:53 PM
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Posted By tgrinch
I've been asked for my FLIRC config so I'm...

I've been asked for my FLIRC config so I'm posting it here if anyone else is interested. Couple of notes:
1) This is really specific for my use case, but it's based on a WMC remote with RC6...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-25-2017, 11:23 AM
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Posted By tgrinch
So that makes me feel better (misery loves...

So that makes me feel better (misery loves company, right? hah). Exactly my same scenario - seemingly random; unlreated to the particular movie or audio track.

My particular setup is:...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-24-2017, 09:12 PM
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Posted By tgrinch
Have you seen any issues playing back HD Audio? ...

Have you seen any issues playing back HD Audio? I *DO* get pass through successfully, but it seems to be sporadic. For instance, I can play the same movie and get NO audio; stop and play again and...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-23-2017, 11:56 AM
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Posted By tgrinch
I am not, sorry - URC remotes under Total...

I am not, sorry - URC remotes under Total Control. Using the standard WMC IR profile to send commands but the IR profile isn't too important when used with FLIRC.

I will say this - the new...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-23-2017, 11:45 AM
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Posted By tgrinch
For SPMC, I thought all you had to do was add a...

For SPMC, I thought all you had to do was add a basic txt file and external storage (usb or whatever). I have not had an opportunity to try this yet though.

It may be possible to do this with...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-23-2017, 11:44 AM
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Posted By tgrinch
FWIW - I spent most of this weekend getting Gen 2...

FWIW - I spent most of this weekend getting Gen 2 Shield (with FLIRC) integrated into my control system so this option does work. But even at that your're at ~$220 when you include FLIRC so it may...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-22-2017, 08:53 AM
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Posted By tgrinch
Hi - Been playing around with my 2017 Shield and...

Hi - Been playing around with my 2017 Shield and messing with FLIRC to get control down. Does anyone have a working FLIRC configuration they'd like to share? I've had some frustrating experiences...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-19-2017, 08:52 AM
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Posted By tgrinch
I went ahead and ordered a FLIRC (should be here...

I went ahead and ordered a FLIRC (should be here tomorrow), so I'll try it out. The only question I'm not sure about is if it has full power on/off capability. I.e. if the Shield is off, can I turn...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-19-2017, 08:47 AM
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Posted By tgrinch
Haha, ya I saw that thread. I should be able to...

Haha, ya I saw that thread. I should be able to address this with a custom two-way driver but I'm not sure its worth the time to do so as I'm working on a bunch of side projects currently.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-18-2017, 09:16 PM
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Posted By tgrinch
Hi - Yep, there is the Android TV App though I...

Hi - Yep, there is the Android TV App though I don't see much info (if any) on leveraging that protocol outside of the app itself, along with the intricacies in the pairing process. All my...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-18-2017, 08:39 PM
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Posted By tgrinch
Hi - Received my Shield (2017, 16Gb) version...

Hi - Received my Shield (2017, 16Gb) version yesterday. I do like the device so far but don't have a lot of time with it yet. One thing that does bother me to no end is that there is no IR port on...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-12-2017, 04:28 PM
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Posted By tgrinch
That's so funny- that's exactly what I do. Not...

That's so funny- that's exactly what I do. Not to derail on subtitles, but are you doing anything special (other than viewing the movie with each subtitle) to see which one is the right one when you...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-12-2017, 12:03 PM
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Posted By tgrinch
I believe he means the default subtitle format...

I believe he means the default subtitle format (embedded PGS subs from, say, a bluray that makemkv creates).

Although you answered a lot of my own questions on my prior WDTV thread (thanks!),...
Forum: Home Automation   11-07-2016, 11:43 AM
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Posted By tgrinch
My sentiments exactly - James is extremely...

My sentiments exactly - James is extremely knowledgeable and great to work with! He's been helping me in my (never-ending) home project for a while now and definitely recommend him to everyone!
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   11-03-2016, 11:37 AM
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Posted By tgrinch
I'm in the same boat as the OP - looking for a...

I'm in the same boat as the OP - looking for a replacement for my WDTV. The one thing I'm still confused is if the Shield (or even a Roku Ultra) can do all of the following:

1) Play full bitrate...
Forum: Remote Control Area   06-09-2016, 11:34 AM
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Posted By tgrinch
Which base station did they recommend? MRF350?

Which base station did they recommend? MRF350?
Forum: Remote Control Area   06-09-2016, 11:31 AM
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Posted By tgrinch
What a great video and write up - excellent job! ...

What a great video and write up - excellent job! I enjoyed it and learned a bit, thanks!


I really, really wish a system like this was available for the DIY'er but it is what it is I suppose. ...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-06-2016, 07:48 PM
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Posted By tgrinch
Does anyone see issues having a rack PDU...

Does anyone see issues having a rack PDU (horizontal) directly above a patch panel? Possible interference is my main concern...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   04-28-2016, 11:50 AM
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Posted By tgrinch
I was planning on getting that model but 8x8. ...

I was planning on getting that model but 8x8. However I decided to wait it out for a fully compliant 4k 60@4:4:4 matrix - hopefully we'll see something in a year or two.
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