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Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-24-2015, 06:34 PM
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Posted By Sammy2
Echo excepted, of course.

Echo excepted, of course.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-11-2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 528
Posted By Sammy2
First off, those are regulations put forth by the...

First off, those are regulations put forth by the administrative authority, in this case the FCC, and are not laws. The regulations must conform to the law.

Secondly, the Congress did not extend...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-11-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 362
Posted By Sammy2
You need a player that does 3D. Is there an open...

You need a player that does 3D. Is there an open source player?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-11-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 528
Posted By Sammy2
Very true. I still think that CableCARD support...

Very true. I still think that CableCARD support will be phased out over the next few years though, especially since they don't have to provide them after the end of the year. One point though is that...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-11-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 528
Posted By Sammy2
The Uverse DVR is based on MSE and is very...

The Uverse DVR is based on MSE and is very similar to the WMC DVR. I've used both and know. There is nothing terrible about the Uverse presentation with the exception of paying $7 per outlet in...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-11-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 528
Posted By Sammy2
I don't see where this is at all required after...

I don't see where this is at all required after December 31, 2015. Where did you get this information?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-11-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 528
Posted By Sammy2
While true, this opens the door for them to phase...

While true, this opens the door for them to phase them out, which they will over time.. as short a time as possible.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-11-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 528
Posted By Sammy2
What part of "Congress voted to let this rule...

What part of "Congress voted to let this rule sunset expire at the end of the year" is hard to understand?

and this?? "Cable companies applauded the move. The National Cable & Telecommunications...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-11-2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 528
Posted By Sammy2
If the Cable Companies can protect their cash cow...

If the Cable Companies can protect their cash cow income stream of STB rental fees they will. Now that they don't have to provide CablCARD after the end of the year, what reason do you think they...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-11-2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 528
Posted By Sammy2
Why would you believe anything the CATV...

Why would you believe anything the CATV provider's lobbying group has to say about the viability of CableCARD going forward.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-11-2015, 06:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 528
Posted By Sammy2
Another Nail in the Coffin?

CableCARD no longer mandated (http://www.nbcnews.com/business/consumer/consumers-have-scant-choices-when-it-comes-set-top-pay-n407261)

Probably been discussed here before..
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-10-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 363
Views: 10,513
Posted By Sammy2
Still not feeling the love from MS and Rovi..

Still not feeling the love from MS and Rovi..
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-07-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 431
Posted By Sammy2
Have you looked at this...

Have you looked at this (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/26-home-theater-computers/2058850-big-wmc-guide-changes-starting-today.html) thread?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-07-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 169
Posted By Sammy2
What playback software are you using?

What playback software are you using?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-06-2015, 08:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 574
Posted By Sammy2
How about running WMC with EmBy Classic and have...

How about running WMC with EmBy Classic and have it load MPC-HC or MPC-BE? Getting the right decoders loaded this way is real easy. I haven't used Open ELEC and don't know how to set it up for...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-04-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 459
Posted By Sammy2
I love my VT60 for watching 1080p 23.976 but as a...

I love my VT60 for watching 1080p 23.976 but as a streaming device.. I don't like it at all. As a matter of fact, I tried it once or twice and completely gave up on that idea.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-03-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 692
Views: 21,999
Posted By Sammy2
^^ +100 ^^ But she "might" get used to it....

^^ +100 ^^

But she "might" get used to it. the only thing she typically uses the grid for on Uverse is to schedule recordings anyhow which brings a point that finding shows by name rather than...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-03-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 363
Views: 10,513
Posted By Sammy2
Welp.. My PC updated to Rovi just fine but my...

Welp.. My PC updated to Rovi just fine but my HTPC? No dice. Guess I'll need to follow one of the alternate methods if I ever have the time to do so. Carp like this is why it is going to be real hard...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-01-2015, 08:02 AM
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Views: 21,999
Posted By Sammy2
If Emby LiveTV has grid guide what is the...

If Emby LiveTV has grid guide what is the copyright issue for SiliconDust?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-30-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 692
Views: 21,999
Posted By Sammy2
The grid is a pretty good way to quickly find...

The grid is a pretty good way to quickly find something on Live TV right now. I'm not sure that they're implementation will provide that but we shall see. I have an open mind..
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-29-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 363
Views: 10,513
Posted By Sammy2
Mono price had 13% off your entire order and free...

Mono price had 13% off your entire order and free shipping too so I ordered all the parts (I think) to make all the nice connections for my system to give it that professional installation. That...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-29-2015, 02:41 PM
Replies: 363
Views: 10,513
Posted By Sammy2
Sharp memory! I did have an i3-550 Clarkdale. I...

Sharp memory! I did have an i3-550 Clarkdale. I ditched that and then built a Haswell i5 a YEAR AGO to replace it. Due to life being very busy I have not had a chance to put it to use.

We've been...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-29-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 363
Views: 10,513
Posted By Sammy2
After a year of non-use I'm re-commissioning my...

After a year of non-use I'm re-commissioning my WMC 7 / HTPC box this coming weekend and it looks like this issue is being resolved just in time..
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-24-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 118
Posted By Sammy2
May I suggest getting an internal Blu-ray drive...

May I suggest getting an internal Blu-ray drive and then a nice case with cooling to mount it in? A lot of the pre-built ones are in crappy cases and they burn up the drives right quick.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-23-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 382
Posted By Sammy2
If you decide the NUC isn't for you I'll pay...

If you decide the NUC isn't for you I'll pay shipping to send it to me.
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