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Forum: Rear Projection Units   06-04-2011, 11:45 AM
Replies: 2,679
Views: 369,587
Posted By Otis Widlflower
Will this set be able to do proper 24p pulldown?...

Will this set be able to do proper 24p pulldown?

I'm fixing to upgrade from JVC 56FN97 to something larger and less noisy, but I want NxN pulldown.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   09-18-2010, 11:17 AM
Replies: 2,525
Views: 470,368
Posted By Otis Widlflower
Quote:Originally Posted by Perpendicular...

Quote:Originally Posted by Perpendicular http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/19177347)

Although, I only tested one 720p 6.55GB file, going wired...
Forum: Community News & Polls   09-01-2010, 04:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,051
Posted By Otis Widlflower
Without DLNA/UPnP or NFS streaming off a home...

Without DLNA/UPnP or NFS streaming off a home media fileserver, it's a waste of time IMO..
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   08-16-2010, 02:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,186
Posted By Otis Widlflower
I vote Xtreamer as well, the first ripoff...

I vote Xtreamer as well, the first ripoff edition. Buggy, rebooty, audio-gappy, and wireless config is sucks.. Plus the fonts are too damn small and the interface is retarded.

I will be picking...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   08-13-2010, 05:42 PM
Replies: 2,070
Views: 416,739
Posted By Otis Widlflower
My prior question seems to have vanished.. Has...

My prior question seems to have vanished.. Has the issue with missing audio at the beginning of video playback on the Xtreamer been resolved in the latest 2.4 release?
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-21-2010, 01:18 PM
Replies: 2,070
Views: 416,739
Posted By Otis Widlflower
Does it fix the audio gap at playback start? Can...

Does it fix the audio gap at playback start? Can you embiggen the fonts? Has the idiotic and real-estate-wasteful division of 'modes' at the top of the screen gone away? Has sorting-by-filename...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-21-2010, 01:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,567
Posted By Otis Widlflower
Yeah, xtreamer is user-unfriendly garbage, I've...

Yeah, xtreamer is user-unfriendly garbage, I've recommended AGAINST it quite often to friends and family.

Folks are starting to look at net-enabling their 'legacy' TVs to get rid of overpriced...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   04-02-2010, 01:29 PM
Replies: 3,332
Views: 313,903
Posted By Otis Widlflower
BTW, how practical is it to run on, say, Comcast...

BTW, how practical is it to run on, say, Comcast for unencrypted ATSC (for local channels and basic tier) and use multiroom to view stuff recorded on another Tivo that already has cablecards?
...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   04-02-2010, 01:27 PM
Replies: 3,332
Views: 313,903
Posted By Otis Widlflower
Quote:Originally Posted by jhuehne...

Quote:Originally Posted by jhuehne http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/18346088)

Why is there no gigabit Ethernet built in?

FAIL


That ain't...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-02-2010, 01:24 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 69,786
Posted By Otis Widlflower
Quote:Originally Posted by dbone1026...

Quote:Originally Posted by dbone1026 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/18337065)

IMO the PS3 has limited capability as a media player. It cannot...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   03-18-2010, 03:49 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 69,786
Posted By Otis Widlflower
Meh, why not just get a PS3 for $299? I...

Meh, why not just get a PS3 for $299?

I mean, other than the infrared capability?
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   03-12-2010, 11:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,236
Posted By Otis Widlflower
I'd avoid Xtreamer until bugs are worked out,...

I'd avoid Xtreamer until bugs are worked out, maybe hold out for Boxee? IIRC its price will be about $150 from d-link, and it uses XBMC so it shouldn't look like swampbutt and be as user friendly as...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   03-12-2010, 10:02 AM
Replies: 3,332
Views: 313,903
Posted By Otis Widlflower
Quote:Originally Posted by HoustonPerson...

Quote:Originally Posted by HoustonPerson http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/18299386)

This is how I use commercial skip. It does not matter if...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   03-12-2010, 09:58 AM
Replies: 3,332
Views: 313,903
Posted By Otis Widlflower
Quote:Originally Posted by b_scott...

Quote:Originally Posted by b_scott http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/18299031)

really? I never use the 30 second skip, it's not exact enough. I'm...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   03-12-2010, 07:43 AM
Replies: 3,332
Views: 313,903
Posted By Otis Widlflower
Quote:Originally Posted by bfdtv...

Quote:Originally Posted by bfdtv http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/18258428)

I don't think the SoC in the TiVo Premiere has DTS audio support. It...
Forum: Digital Recorders (PVRs) General   03-12-2010, 07:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,283
Posted By Otis Widlflower
Outstanding.. Much obliged!

Outstanding.. Much obliged!
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   03-12-2010, 07:27 AM
Replies: 2,070
Views: 416,739
Posted By Otis Widlflower
Those fonts still look pretty small, at least in...

Those fonts still look pretty small, at least in the movie listing graphic. Will there be an option to embiggen the displayed fonts?

ps: I only ever use 'All' when browsing my UPnP server. I...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   03-12-2010, 07:19 AM
Replies: 477
Views: 104,456
Posted By Otis Widlflower
Quote:Originally Posted by MySassyGirl...

Quote:Originally Posted by MySassyGirl http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/18296206)

lack of support? wow... you should buy another product and see...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   03-11-2010, 03:29 PM
Replies: 2,070
Views: 416,739
Posted By Otis Widlflower
Quote:Originally Posted by bluewhale1...

Quote:Originally Posted by bluewhale1 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/18133056)

I updated my skin twice. The first time all i did was unzip all...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   03-11-2010, 03:20 PM
Replies: 477
Views: 104,456
Posted By Otis Widlflower
I gotta say, I'm not too thrilled with my...

I gotta say, I'm not too thrilled with my xtreamer. It's buggy, the fonts are too small, the included 802.11n is weak, and the interface too clunky. I definitely would recommend to friends and...
Forum: Digital Recorders (PVRs) General   03-11-2010, 03:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,283
Posted By Otis Widlflower
Hi, I was wondering if anyone is doing...

Hi,
I was wondering if anyone is doing Multi-room Viewing with TivoHDs, and what kind of speeds they're getting? I'm considering adding a 2nd Tivo for the bedroom, and would likely be doing a lot...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-07-2010, 08:49 AM
Replies: 2,070
Views: 416,739
Posted By Otis Widlflower
Quote:Originally Posted by Elpee...

Quote:Originally Posted by Elpee http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/17870639)

Any body has problem when playing FLAC?


I don't recall specific...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-06-2010, 03:35 PM
Replies: 2,070
Views: 416,739
Posted By Otis Widlflower
Quote:Originally Posted by MidnightWatcher...

Quote:Originally Posted by MidnightWatcher http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/17864222)

For WiFi, try the following:

* Use USB extension cable...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-05-2010, 11:57 AM
Replies: 2,070
Views: 416,739
Posted By Otis Widlflower
I've had my Xtreamer for a little over 2 weeks...

I've had my Xtreamer for a little over 2 weeks now, first impressions:

Mine was a PAL model, did not automagically go to NTSC over composite, had to fiddle a bit while the screen was...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   12-14-2009, 03:12 PM
Replies: 2,070
Views: 416,739
Posted By Otis Widlflower
Quote:Originally Posted by jacksonlui...

Quote:Originally Posted by jacksonlui http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/17720165)

hi
i saw the ad and it says it has a remote control app for the...
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