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Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-18-2015, 07:40 AM
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Posted By Toys7505
You will find that most will RIP their media...

You will find that most will RIP their media using MakeMKV - a dvd rip will range from 5gigs to 10gigs of space depending on what you select. You can download MPC-HC to use as a player. Hook it up to...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-16-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,167
Posted By Toys7505
They will as long as you have the Intel MEI...

They will as long as you have the Intel MEI driver installed, typically its gets installed with Intel's HD Graphics driver....


Toys
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-13-2015, 07:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 85
Posted By Toys7505
With ALL the members that are on this forum, I'm...

With ALL the members that are on this forum, I'm positive they will contribute and offer suggestions on what Hardware/Software to purchase/use for your build.


Just give us some parameters and...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-12-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 58
Posted By Toys7505
The clicking you are hearing is more than likely...

The clicking you are hearing is more than likely the relays for the internal amps. Something is causing them to "trip" and not keep the internal amps "on". Looks like a trip to a Repair Facility is...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-10-2015, 07:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 82
Posted By Toys7505
Can you "roll back" the Windows update that...

Can you "roll back" the Windows update that caused the HD Audio formats to disappear? Sounds like a HDMI Handshake issue or EDID issue......


Toys
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-10-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 706
Posted By Toys7505
What do AVR/Receiver do you have this hooked up...

What do AVR/Receiver do you have this hooked up to? And what kind of connection is going from your receiver to the TV? Reason I ask is, I was having a problem with a friend's setup - he had ALL the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-08-2015, 09:35 PM
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Posted By Toys7505
Do you have the Airplay option installed? If so,...

Do you have the Airplay option installed? If so, you could just stream your MP3's right from iTunes, playlists and all. This is how I have my 3311 setup. I have my Desktop in the basement with iTunes...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-06-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 101
Posted By Toys7505
Agreed! MakeMKV can save you a ton time! Toys

Agreed! MakeMKV can save you a ton time!

Toys
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-30-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 135
Posted By Toys7505
Codecs really won't increase image or audio...

Codecs really won't increase image or audio quality - in order to do that, look at getting better Speakers, better Electronics, better cables, etc......Have you tried looking into MadVR to help with...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-28-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 638
Posted By Toys7505
So here was my solution: I used a...

So here was my solution:


I used a Monoprice HDMI splitter. It was an EDID problem with handshaking issue from the TV to his Denon 791. Once I put the HDMI splitter in between the Denon and the...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-23-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 638
Posted By Toys7505
Well I downloaded and installed MPC-HC, setup LAV...

Well I downloaded and installed MPC-HC, setup LAV to bitstream ALL codecs.........fired up a movie.........No Luck, still get DTS Core or Stereo for Dolby Digital.......


Looks like a graphics...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-23-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 638
Posted By Toys7505
I saw that about EDID - that's why I asked about...

I saw that about EDID - that's why I asked about getting the Saphhire Graphics card - then it would open to an EDID override..........

Thanks,
Toys
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-22-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 638
Posted By Toys7505
So I think I found the problem, I emailed ASRock...

So I think I found the problem, I emailed ASRock asking if this MB is capable of Bitstreaming HD Audio and this is the response I get today:

Hi,
To support Audio 5.1 or higher its required third...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-21-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 638
Posted By Toys7505
Yes I connected this HTPC to my Denon AVR3311ci...

Yes I connected this HTPC to my Denon AVR3311ci and under playback devices, supported formats it showed the HD Audio Formats. Since my buddy is next door, I didn't run any material to check 100%...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-20-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 638
Posted By Toys7505
Would going down the road of installing a...

Would going down the road of installing a Graphics Card be any better? Would this card be able to bitstream HD Audio?


Its a SAPPHIRE Radeon HD 6450........
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-20-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 638
Posted By Toys7505
OK, well I did as you said, only installed the...

OK, well I did as you said, only installed the STANDARD release, checked off "suggested" settings, under audio tab, clicked Bitreaming and I still only get just core DTS - no DTS MA and Movies with...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-20-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 638
Posted By Toys7505
OK - THIS maybe the problem! I'll have to check...

OK - THIS maybe the problem! I'll have to check this when I get outta work. Appreciate the suggestions here.......

Toys
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-20-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 638
Posted By Toys7505
No, I have these checked Thanks, Toys

No, I have these checked

Thanks,
Toys
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-20-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 638
Posted By Toys7505
Everywhere I look on the 'net indicates this...

Everywhere I look on the 'net indicates this combo is capable of Bitstreaming HD Audio (Intel Pentium G3220 and ASRock H81M-itx). I have made sure of the following: BIOS is updated to latest version,...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-19-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 638
Posted By Toys7505
Thanks for jumping in here - those settings in...

Thanks for jumping in here - those settings in Shark007 are correct already.


This is SO FRUSTRATING!!!


Toys
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-19-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 638
Posted By Toys7505
Well hear is an update, my friend purchased an...

Well hear is an update, my friend purchased an older Denon AVR-791 (7.1 & capable of HD Audio). On playback devices, it shows Denon AMP and max channels of 8 but still only shows Dolby Digital ,DTS,...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-19-2014, 04:35 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 1,937
Posted By Toys7505
Whens CAPs like that start to bulge like that, it...

Whens CAPs like that start to bulge like that, it is time to replace it. Usually means its lifespan is gone. Couldn't really tell you if THIS is causing your issue with installing your OS......

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Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-17-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 78
Posted By Toys7505
It appears the issue you are seeing is from the...

It appears the issue you are seeing is from the Intel HD Graphics. Are you able to reproduce the issue using a blu-ray player with the same movie/show?
I don't know if that i5 could handle it but...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-16-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 185
Posted By Toys7505
Also, stay away from the Echo when in comes to...

Also, stay away from the Echo when in comes to playing movie files - it just plain "chokes" on itself, it's fine for Live TV or Recorded TV.......An Xbox 360 can play movie files with the correct...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-11-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 139
Posted By Toys7505
What model Denon AVR? I use a Denon 3311 and have...

What model Denon AVR? I use a Denon 3311 and have very little issue with WMC error messages. I would agree, it seems like a HDMI handshake issue which could be caused by EDID. A great solution is...
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