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Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-18-2017, 07:25 AM
Replies: 6
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Posted By captain_video
I do buy used on occasion, or at least I used to....

I do buy used on occasion, or at least I used to. If I'm on a tight budget and I have a component that died and don't want to do a complete system upgrade then I may look for a used motherboard so I...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-17-2017, 12:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 107
Posted By captain_video
In reality, any PC component comes with a...

In reality, any PC component comes with a warranty from the manufacturer. If you buy a used component and discover it is faulty then you can always go back to the manufacturer for a replacement as...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-13-2017, 01:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 962
Posted By captain_video
I reinstalled the latest Advanced codecs (7.1.6)...

I reinstalled the latest Advanced codecs (7.1.6) and MPC-BE at lunchtime. I made sure everything was set to default. I then went into the H264/5 tab and selected the LAV option and entered the two...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-13-2017, 05:54 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 962
Posted By captain_video
Thanks. The only settings I can recall messing...

Thanks. The only settings I can recall messing with was the file associations, but I could have inadvertently clicked on the wrong box elsewhere. I'll try reinstalling it again tonight and leave it...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-12-2017, 08:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 962
Posted By captain_video
I can confirm that version 7.1.5 of the Shark007...

I can confirm that version 7.1.5 of the Shark007 codecs broke Windows Media Center. I lost the ability to fast forward and rewind. I got errors that said the video drivers were not capable of...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-11-2017, 07:34 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 962
Posted By captain_video
I finally got around to installing MPC-BE and the...

I finally got around to installing MPC-BE and the latest Shark007 codecs and it works great. I can finally watch my 2160p mkv files without stuttering or blocking. Nice work!

Update: After...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-06-2017, 01:14 PM
Replies: 1,939
Views: 130,518
Posted By captain_video
WMC works just fine for me. I tried using the...

WMC works just fine for me. I tried using the HDHR DVR and can't stand the UI. The lack of a grid guide makes it a non-starter. WMC is much improved since I started using EPG123 for my guide data....
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-05-2017, 10:57 AM
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Views: 130,518
Posted By captain_video
So it looks like I don't need to spend the money...

So it looks like I don't need to spend the money for the extra features. I use WMC for recording both FIOS and OTA and the Plex DVR function looks like it only works for OTA. Thanks for the...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-05-2017, 10:10 AM
Replies: 1,939
Views: 130,518
Posted By captain_video
I'm sure this has already been asked numerous...

I'm sure this has already been asked numerous times so I apologize if I'm being redundant. I have Plex up and running on my unRAID server so I can access movies and videos on my Nvidia Shield. I...
Forum: Computers and Parts Great Found Deals!   02-01-2017, 08:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 299
Posted By captain_video
It's back on in case you're interested. ...

It's back on in case you're interested.


https://www.plex.tv/features/plex-pass/
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-31-2017, 12:42 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 962
Posted By captain_video
Thanks. Are there any special settings required...

Thanks. Are there any special settings required for 4k playback?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-31-2017, 05:57 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 962
Posted By captain_video
I was looking at your Tools page and I'm a bit...

I was looking at your Tools page and I'm a bit confused as to what files are needed to support 4k playback. You have four files listed under the MPC-BE Player:

x86(32bit)...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-28-2017, 06:13 AM
Replies: 1,367
Views: 66,406
Posted By captain_video
Thanks. I timed the first shutdown and it was...

Thanks. I timed the first shutdown and it was almost exactly 20 minutes after I turned the TV on. It stayed up the rest of the night without another incident after switching it back on. I have had...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-27-2017, 04:48 PM
Replies: 1,367
Views: 66,406
Posted By captain_video
The TV has not only been on its own surge...

The TV has not only been on its own surge suppressor from day one, it's on a circuit dedicated solely to the TV. I wired the home theater room this way when I finished my basement. I haven't timed...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-27-2017, 02:35 PM
Replies: 1,367
Views: 66,406
Posted By captain_video
The sleep timer and ECO settings are all turned...

The sleep timer and ECO settings are all turned off and have been from the start. I did a complete reset and it's still shutting down all on its own. The software has been updated to the latest...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-26-2017, 05:21 PM
Replies: 1,367
Views: 66,406
Posted By captain_video
That's the first thing I checked. The sleep...

That's the first thing I checked. The sleep timer resets each time the TV shuts off. I've trued setting it to 180 minutes but it still shuts down after about 20-30 minutes.


Sent from my iPhone...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-26-2017, 07:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 459
Posted By captain_video
I've just upgraded my TV and preamp/processor to...

I've just upgraded my TV and preamp/processor to support 4K and the latest HDCP/HDMI standards and also HDR. I also installed a Nvidia GTX1060 graphics card in my primary HTPC for 4K support. I...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-24-2017, 10:06 PM
Replies: 1,367
Views: 66,406
Posted By captain_video
I've checked every possible setting I could find...

I've checked every possible setting I could find in the menus that might cause the TV to go to sleep, including the ECO settings. Every setting is turned off but the TV still blanks out on me and...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-24-2017, 11:58 AM
Replies: 1,367
Views: 66,406
Posted By captain_video
I got my 65" KS9000 right before Christmas and I...

I got my 65" KS9000 right before Christmas and I love it. However, just in the past week or so the set likes to go into sleep mode while I'm watching a show. I have to hit the power button on the...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-22-2017, 08:14 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,183
Posted By captain_video
BeyondTV was developed back in the days of Win XP...

BeyondTV was developed back in the days of Win XP and maybe even Win 2000 so it's not surprising that it doesn't work in Win 10. You're probably better off using Windows 7 with WMC.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-22-2017, 08:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 148
Posted By captain_video
Thanks for the links. I've got all of my video...

Thanks for the links. I've got all of my video files converted to mkv so that's not a problem. All of my audio files were flac files converted back to wav files. I've managed to get the shares...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-20-2017, 05:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 148
Posted By captain_video
Thanks. That got me a little closer. Now I can...

Thanks. That got me a little closer. Now I can see all of the disks in the unRAID array, but not the shares. I'll have to dig around a bit more through the unRAID documentation and see what I can...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-20-2017, 09:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 322
Posted By captain_video
Hulu offers most of the networks and Hulu Plus...

Hulu offers most of the networks and Hulu Plus does it without commercials.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-20-2017, 09:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 89
Posted By captain_video
I used a Pinnacle Dazzle along with the Pinnacle...

I used a Pinnacle Dazzle along with the Pinnacle Studio software for capturing my old S-VHS movies to my PC. Once you've got them on your PC it's just a matter of using an authoring tool to create a...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-20-2017, 09:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 148
Posted By captain_video
nVidea Shield, Plex, and unRAID

Here's my situation. I just purchased a new 2nd generation Shield and I want to run Plex on my unRAID server. I installed the Plex Docker app on my server, but it can't find any of the shares I...
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