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Forum: Soundbars   11-06-2016, 08:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 272
Posted By boss77
Sonos vs. Definitive Technology

My Yamaha receiver HDMI output just died and my wife dislikes the speaker cables, so I am looking into a sound bar. Based on my research, I am thinking about the Sonos or the Definitive Technology. I...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   07-18-2016, 05:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 123
Posted By boss77
Whole home setup: video over Cat6 to whole house

Hi,

Apologies for the questions. I have tried to search the forum, but can't seem to find my answers. I am gut renovating a home and am having each room wired with Cat6 and phone lines. My...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   09-13-2012, 08:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 254
Posted By boss77
So I came home yesterday and my PDP-4280 (less...

So I came home yesterday and my PDP-4280 (less than 5 years old) will not turn on. I changed outlets and unplugged and plugged it back in, but it won't turn on. The red/blue light on the front does...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   09-12-2012, 08:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 276
Posted By boss77
My Pioneer plasma just died and I am looking for...

My Pioneer plasma just died and I am looking for a replacement to put on my mantle. The pioneer base was only 9.5" deep and fit perfectly. I cannot drill into the wall (rental), and so am limited to...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   09-04-2012, 06:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 658
Posted By boss77
GusGus, thank you for the reply. What settings...

GusGus, thank you for the reply. What settings did you use on Handbrake for the M4V rip? Also, do you have any experience on which is best between PS3, XBox, and ATV2?
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   09-03-2012, 10:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 658
Posted By boss77
I just got a Synology DS412+ NAS with plenty of...

I just got a Synology DS412+ NAS with plenty of space and have a couple of questions about how to best to stream DVDs (non BD) and would appreciate any insight.

I plan on putting everything on...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   08-26-2012, 07:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,013
Posted By boss77
Got it open. It was harming my butter knife, so...

Got it open. It was harming my butter knife, so I used a dull utility knife down all the seams.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   08-25-2012, 11:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,013
Posted By boss77
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by ufokillerz http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1425723/opening-seagate-expansion-desktop-drive#post_22332438)

i just opened up the...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   08-21-2012, 10:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,013
Posted By boss77
Here is the link to the drive. It's also called...

Here is the link to the drive. It's also called the STBV3000100.

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00834SJU8/ref=oh_details_o03_s00_i00...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   08-21-2012, 09:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,013
Posted By boss77
Has anyone opened up a Seagate Expansion Desktop...

Has anyone opened up a Seagate Expansion Desktop Drive (Model DRD00F2). I tried the online videos, but none appear to cover this model of Seagate drive. I just received one and would like to put in...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-27-2012, 11:47 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 261
Posted By boss77
I have looked in the forums, but am getting...

I have looked in the forums, but am getting confused over what the ideal set up for my system should be - i.e., NAS vs. HTPC, vs. sonos/squeezebox, vs. certain players. I would like to store all my...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-18-2012, 11:25 AM
Replies: 20,134
Views: 1,934,356
Posted By boss77
I have tried searching, but didn't find...

I have tried searching, but didn't find anything. I vaguely thought during setup there was an option to have the volume increase in 1.0 increments rather than 0.5 increments, but cannot seem to find...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   10-07-2011, 09:53 AM
Replies: 1,569
Views: 197,098
Posted By boss77
Thanks! I used to have very nice speakers years...

Thanks! I used to have very nice speakers years ago, but because of room constraints had to get rid of them. I vaguely remember those days and how much better things sounded. How is the sound on the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-05-2011, 10:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 686
Posted By boss77
Thanks, I will do some research on video...

Thanks, I will do some research on video processors.

Quote:Originally Posted by Kilian.ca http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21040056)

Q1. You...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-05-2011, 10:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 686
Posted By boss77
Unfortunately for aesthetic reasons (and I can't...

Unfortunately for aesthetic reasons (and I can't drill into a brick wall), I want to minimize the wires running to the TV so I need a receiver/switcher.


Quote:Originally Posted by jdsmoothie...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   10-04-2011, 03:38 PM
Replies: 1,569
Views: 197,098
Posted By boss77
I currently have the following in my living...

I currently have the following in my living room:

Pioneer PDP-4280HD
TiVoHD with one 2 tuner cable card
Xbox 360 (for playing DVDs and some gaming)
Wii
Apple TV Series 2
Harmony One remote...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   10-04-2011, 12:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 402
Posted By boss77
I currently have the following in my living...

I currently have the following in my living room:

Pioneer PDP-4280HD
TiVoHD with one 2 tuner cable card
Xbox 360 (for playing DVDs and some gaming)
Wii
Apple TV Series 2
Harmony One remote...
Forum: Remote Control Area   10-04-2011, 12:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,185
Posted By boss77
I took a look at it and it looks nice, but I...

I took a look at it and it looks nice, but I have a question on the RF extender - does it have separate blasters (my components will be on different shelves, so I'm not sure one blaster will work)?
Forum: Remote Control Area   10-04-2011, 12:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,185
Posted By boss77
I currently have a Harmony One, but would like...

I currently have a Harmony One, but would like RF capability. Is there anything that I can pair with it to get RF? Otherwise, is there a <$200 RF remote that is good (I know the Harmony 900 has some...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-04-2011, 12:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 686
Posted By boss77
I currently have the following in my living...

I currently have the following in my living room:

Pioneer PDP-4280HD
TiVoHD with one 2 tuner cable card
Xbox 360 (for playing DVDs and some gaming)
Wii
Apple TV Series 2
Harmony One remote...
Forum: DVD Players (Standard Def)   04-06-2008, 10:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,883
Posted By boss77
I am getting JIT values anywhere from 21 to 960....

I am getting JIT values anywhere from 21 to 960. The thing is, the values are not consistent as when I turn one way, the values increase and when I turn the other way, the values increase. I will...
Forum: DVD Players (Standard Def)   04-05-2008, 04:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,883
Posted By boss77
Woofer, Thank you very much for the helpful...

Woofer,

Thank you very much for the helpful post. I tried it today and I had a couple of questions:

1. I put it on a flat surface, but could not access the screw underneath, so I had to put...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   04-04-2008, 03:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,230
Posted By boss77
Thanks again, but I wanted to stick with Plasma...

Thanks again, but I wanted to stick with Plasma as my other TV is LCD.
Forum: DVD Players (Standard Def)   03-29-2008, 08:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,883
Posted By boss77
Woofer, The DVD5000, does read CDs, so if...

Woofer,

The DVD5000, does read CDs, so if you don't mind pulling out the service manual, that would be much appreciated.

Thanks!
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   03-29-2008, 06:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,230
Posted By boss77
Looks like 42 is the limit. Thank you for all...

Looks like 42 is the limit. Thank you for all the responses.
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