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Forum: HDTV Technical   12-19-2013, 09:07 AM
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Posted By 6volt
Thanks for the info. So for now, it is...

Thanks for the info.

So for now, it is fairly clear that the Auvitek AU8515AA demodulator STB's are better than the CM-7000 which is significant in my case. (Of course I'd like to receive HD and...
Forum: HDTV Technical   12-18-2013, 08:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 762
Posted By 6volt
Sounds like this demodulator significantly...

Sounds like this demodulator significantly improved multipath reception which is what I have to deal with.

Sounds like all the new talk is about single chip receivers for mobile DTV which may not...
Forum: HDTV Technical   12-18-2013, 06:33 PM
Replies: 3,648
Views: 609,682
Posted By 6volt
Forgot to mention, if it had Firewire Transport...

Forgot to mention, if it had Firewire Transport Stream output - I'd buy it in a heart beat.

I did find info about this unit saying it was a 5th generation ATSC tuner.

Then some people saying...
Forum: HDTV Technical   12-18-2013, 09:49 AM
Replies: 3,648
Views: 609,682
Posted By 6volt
I just found a local sale for a DTB-H260F and...

I just found a local sale for a DTB-H260F and was wondering just how inferior the tuner is by today's standards.

I have a CM 7000 coupon STB and wonder if the Samsung would bring in as many...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   11-21-2013, 08:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 157
Posted By 6volt
Actually let me clarify zoom: The FX card...

Actually let me clarify zoom:

The FX card does not zoom the image, it stretches it vertically about 2x

In all cases, the width is correct.

So its probably taking the first 240 lines of the...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   11-21-2013, 02:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 157
Posted By 6volt
Problem appears to be the FX 5200 itself. The...

Problem appears to be the FX 5200 itself. The S-Video produced is evidently corrupted.

Changed to a MX 4000 w/S-Video and it works implicitly just like you would expect it to.

It seems that...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   11-17-2013, 07:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 157
Posted By 6volt
EDIT It is very frustrating that a video card...

EDIT It is very frustrating that a video card with S-Video output is basically unusable.

I'm having difficulty with the "two monitors" when I try to do this: The PC monitor and the TV.
EDIT I...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-01-2013, 08:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,437
Posted By 6volt
Its like the T-Virus is loose in Tablet Land.

Its like the T-Virus is loose in Tablet Land.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-30-2013, 11:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,437
Posted By 6volt
Forget the Double Power. W*M customer reviews...

Forget the Double Power. W*M customer reviews are about 50/50 1 or 5 stars. Half of them fail right away. And its probably worse when someone writes a positive review as soon as they get it.

Back...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-30-2013, 11:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,437
Posted By 6volt
Just found a tablet comparison site that allow...

Just found a tablet comparison site that allow me to compare the Nexus 7 and Double Power T-708 which is less than the $99 D9018:
...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-30-2013, 10:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,437
Posted By 6volt
As far as my laptop and youtube, if I want full...

As far as my laptop and youtube, if I want full frame rate, I usually have to degrade to the lowest setting even if it is 140. (I'm running DSL 3.0 Mbps)

Usually anything about 480 plays for a...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-30-2013, 08:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,437
Posted By 6volt
Actually, the quality of the screen has no value...

Actually, the quality of the screen has no value for me. I would settle for text for the non-streaming pages.

My friend has a 10.1" which is OK making a 9" the absolute minimum for me to see w/o...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-30-2013, 04:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,437
Posted By 6volt
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by oman321 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1492777/tablets-netbooks-w-hdmi-for-internet-streaming#post_23786444)

For that matter...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-30-2013, 12:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,437
Posted By 6volt
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Foxbat121 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1492777/tablets-netbooks-w-hdmi-for-internet-streaming#post_23786209)

Don't waste...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-29-2013, 10:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,437
Posted By 6volt
I want to upgrade a 2.2gHz Mobile Pentium laptop...

I want to upgrade a 2.2gHz Mobile Pentium laptop (S-Video) for streaming off the internet.

I'm thinking since I don't have a tablet - and they would be nice for taking on airplanes - they might...
Forum: HDTV Technical   05-14-2013, 09:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,379
Posted By 6volt
holl_ands! Wow! School is in session! ...

holl_ands!

Wow! School is in session!

Just the juicy stuff I was looking for.

Unfortunately, I was completely unaware of the political issues regarding digital tuners.

Was NTSC tuner...
Forum: HDTV Technical   05-13-2013, 04:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,379
Posted By 6volt
My antenna is about 8' high and I need to get it...

My antenna is about 8' high and I need to get it on a mast.

I do have a couple of rotors but have not installed one - I definitely have multipath distortion because minute changes in orientations...
Forum: HDTV Technical   05-13-2013, 02:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,379
Posted By 6volt
I live in an area where reception is a problem...

I live in an area where reception is a problem with a CM 4228/7777 so I need to get the best tuner I can find.

Where are the best tuners usually found? what kind of "appliance?"

Are Generation...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   03-03-2013, 02:41 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 16,969
Posted By 6volt
videobruce, very, very eager to see what you...

videobruce, very, very eager to see what you will be posting!

I was thinking more about the Tuner "issue" and it is even worse than what I said before because I didn't mention antenna technology....
Forum: HDTV Recorders   03-03-2013, 10:00 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 16,969
Posted By 6volt
Thanks for the suggestion videobruce, ...

Thanks for the suggestion videobruce,

Unfortunately its a Catch 22

The device I want is a OTA DVR.

If I get a stand alone tuner, frankly, I wouldn't have the slightest idea how to hang a...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   02-25-2013, 07:29 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 16,969
Posted By 6volt
I wonder why anyone would suggest VCR when the...

I wonder why anyone would suggest VCR when the DVD recorder w/HDD was the ultimate configuration in my book. If it worked on HD, that would be all I would ever ask for.

D-VHS works great too. Its...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   10-26-2012, 11:09 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,022
Posted By 6volt
The file is invisible to Windows because of the...

The file is invisible to Windows because of the filesystem on the disk - I'm pretty sure of that.

If you had a copy of the FW file, you would still have to burn it onto a disk with the same odd...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   10-12-2012, 05:10 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,022
Posted By 6volt
Get the size by right clicking on the ISO file...

Get the size by right clicking on the ISO file and read what the property windows says. I have that number where I posted the link.

The CD that I copied could not be seen in Windows. In fact, it...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   10-12-2012, 11:51 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,022
Posted By 6volt
Anyone who has done any Toshiba firmware...

Anyone who has done any Toshiba firmware updates, are there issues regarding readability of the burned CD's?

I seem to recall there are and that you have to find a media/burner combo that the...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   10-11-2012, 12:52 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,022
Posted By 6volt
Hopefully this works: YA12...

Hopefully this works:

YA12 (http://www.adrive.com/public/MdDw3U/YA12.ISO.zip) (Unpacked Size = 14,383,104 as reported by Windows>Explorer>Properties)

Please post on this thread if it worked or...
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