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Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-21-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 9
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Posted By chuga
MCE remote profile in harmony offers many "win"...

MCE remote profile in harmony offers many "win" and "alt" key combinations and keyboard commands. Ortek remote will not work with MCE profile, just the ortek profile which offers only basic...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-20-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 226
Posted By chuga
I have this issue also - my MCE remote is unable...

I have this issue also - my MCE remote is unable to wake HTPC (but will poweroff OK) . Have tried all USB ports, checked bios and windows settings, etc.

However, my Ortek remote/receiver will...
Forum: Computers and Parts Great Found Deals!   12-19-2013, 04:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 513
Posted By chuga
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N...

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822178109

79$ with promo


Wish they had the 3tb on sale....
Chuga
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-14-2013, 05:23 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 278
Posted By chuga
Hi Any ideas on how to fix low volume in...

Hi

Any ideas on how to fix low volume in mb3 when playing movies?

No issues in WMC watching tv,etc. I leave htpc volume is maxed.

I don't use a receiver, just TV speakers (panny plasma...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-13-2013, 03:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,200
Posted By chuga
good idea on the ortek and rosewill. Any...

good idea on the ortek and rosewill.

Any suggestions on where to pull all these dongles? where do people put them for best line of sight?

I've thought about trying to velcro it to the top of...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-12-2013, 05:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,200
Posted By chuga
I did try the learn function using the Rosewill...

I did try the learn function using the Rosewill remote.

Interestingly, on the harmony I can choose "help" and tell it the HTPC is not powered on. It sends a signal and asked if it is fixed. If I...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-11-2013, 06:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,200
Posted By chuga
I have a similar issue, still trying to fix it. ...

I have a similar issue, still trying to fix it.

I picked up a Rosewill R126 remote to replace my Ortek remote (I use a harmony one, just the ortek or rosewill receiver).

The reason I moved to...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-23-2013, 12:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 349
Posted By chuga
Hi, I have been battling this for weeks,...

Hi,

I have been battling this for weeks, and tried lots of different things. Any help getting this resolved would be great.

I recently started converting TS to mkv....and realized I lose FF/RW...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-30-2013, 04:34 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,978
Posted By chuga
I did used to enable the "turn of while playing"...

I did used to enable the "turn of while playing" option. What used to plague me was the remote commands would just stop working for no reason, and I would have to reboot to get it fixed.

imon has...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-30-2013, 04:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 256
Posted By chuga
Hi I wanted to ask about recommended sound...

Hi

I wanted to ask about recommended sound settings for HTPC. To start, this not via AVR but direct connection of HTPC to TV via HDMI.

---windows 'sound' settings - what to turn on/off....
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-30-2013, 03:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 571
Posted By chuga
I think it was made by "Zorn Software", but a...

I think it was made by "Zorn Software", but a quick search looks like the site may be down?

if you google "zorn windows 7 library tool" you can dig up some info.

Here is an article on it
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Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-30-2013, 03:45 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,978
Posted By chuga
I unplugged the LCD display on my fusion. It was...

I unplugged the LCD display on my fusion. It was horrible quality - very washed out and bright and I could not read anything (and distracting to have on during a movie).

I could just have gotten...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-29-2013, 04:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 571
Posted By chuga
No issues here - all movies on unraid server. ...

No issues here - all movies on unraid server.

I believe instead of mapping the drives on the HTPC used a "win 7 library tool" software which allows you to add network locations to your libraries.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-29-2013, 04:37 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,978
Posted By chuga
I also have the antec fusion case with...

I also have the antec fusion case with imon/soundgraph. I would agree with the earlier posts - get a cheapo IR receiver. I struggled with imon for about 1 year (trying software updates, etc) and it...
Forum: Soundbars   01-27-2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,142
Posted By chuga
Hi, I recently bought a Panasonic 50ST50...

Hi,

I recently bought a Panasonic 50ST50 and typically watch either TV or movies - both through a HTPC via HDMI.

My question on the sooundbar is, which would be the best for hearing voices? I...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-20-2013, 01:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 622
Posted By chuga
thanks..I'll give this a try and see how it goes.

thanks..I'll give this a try and see how it goes.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-20-2013, 06:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 622
Posted By chuga
Hi, I know there are quite a few older...

Hi,

I know there are quite a few older posts on this subject, but I have not seen anything recently.

I wanted to know the options for enabling "true" FF and RW capabilities for mkv files...not...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-15-2013, 05:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,136
Posted By chuga
I just started converting my DVD rip collection...

I just started converting my DVD rip collection (all currently in Video_TS folder) to .mkv. They are all stored on an unraid server.

The reason I started moving to .mkv is because I wanted to...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-08-2012, 09:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 790
Posted By chuga
not sure about wireless. I recently built...

not sure about wireless.

I recently built an unraid server for my media. I was worried about lag..but have been pleasantly surprised how quick it is. This is a wired (cat5e) giga network.

Even...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-03-2012, 05:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,741
Posted By chuga
I have always had the same issues with imon. ...

I have always had the same issues with imon.

One thing you can try: search imon forums and download "imontest". Have it open while you try the remote and it will show any IR codes the IR receiver...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-03-2012, 05:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,249
Posted By chuga
I mainly just use MCE to play videos (media...

I mainly just use MCE to play videos (media browser front end). Not using MPC-HC right now or anything.

Most of my videos are in Video_TS format. A few AVIs and MKVs sprinkled in there.

It...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-03-2012, 04:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,249
Posted By chuga
Hi, I just installed a GT430 to replace my...

Hi,

I just installed a GT430 to replace my onboard ATI and have a question on best settings. Can someone post (or point me to a link) the best settings for HTPC?

For the ATI drivers I was able...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-02-2012, 10:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,498
Posted By chuga
cchrono...I have been having the same issue. It...

cchrono...I have been having the same issue. It did not used to be like this either..just recently slowed down.

Some things to try - delete all cache/images and rebuild. Try coverflow or another...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-28-2011, 05:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 424
Posted By chuga
Hi I currently use imon + harmony one...

Hi

I currently use imon + harmony one remote (antec fusion case).

I plan on picking up a HP/Roswell remote/receiver combo for the receiver. I hope to get away from having to reboot all of the...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-21-2011, 08:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,618
Posted By chuga
gave up and just ordered a Roku 2 xs, and a...

gave up and just ordered a Roku 2 xs, and a Netgear NTV550.

will be interesting to see how they integrate in with HTPC, unraid, etc.
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