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Forum: Speakers   08-20-2014, 07:25 PM
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Posted By hifiaudio2
They are TERRIFIC for this purpose. And if you...

They are TERRIFIC for this purpose. And if you liked the JTRs you will love the Catalysts. Everything the JTRs do but with more refinement, and even more power reserves.


Here is a writeup I...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-19-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 807
Views: 103,711
Posted By hifiaudio2
Used the wrong word.. perhaps ping was what I...

Used the wrong word.. perhaps ping was what I was looking for... seems as though earlier in this thread someone mentioned much higher pings using a usb adapter.

But in any case I just found the...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-19-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 807
Views: 103,711
Posted By hifiaudio2
I have found a nice used laptop with way more...

I have found a nice used laptop with way more power than a more expensive Intel NUC (Core i7 4700MQ vs i5 4250U), but yet again the laptop doesn't have Gig Ethernet. It does have 10/100 ethernet....
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-17-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 3,595
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Posted By hifiaudio2
Anyone having issues with fox ota tonight?...

Anyone having issues with fox ota tonight? Normally I get it dine but tonight it's very spotty... in and out. HD home run reports fluctuating symbol and signal quality. Signal strength stays at 100%,...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-15-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 12,690
Posted By hifiaudio2
I just got a delivery update on the 4k P series...

I just got a delivery update on the 4k P series set preorder from Amazon...

Your new estimated delivery date is: Thursday, October 2, 2014 - Monday, October 13, 2014
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   08-15-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 13,868
Posted By hifiaudio2
Does the 410 support forced subs?

Does the 410 support forced subs?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-15-2014, 06:26 AM
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Views: 103,711
Posted By hifiaudio2
So do you set output for RGB and 0-255 in both...

So do you set output for RGB and 0-255 in both CCC and LAV video? I havent played with CCC in a long time so I dont know all of the settings that are there until I build the new PC.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-14-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 807
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Posted By hifiaudio2
Ok thanks again. I will just go with that for...

Ok thanks again. I will just go with that for now and wait for HDMI 2.0 cards to upgrade. Since my 1080i60 content is coming from Windows media center, how does one make it use madVR to scale and...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-14-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 807
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Posted By hifiaudio2
Ok cool thanks.. I will take a look. The HTPC...

Ok cool thanks.. I will take a look. The HTPC would be behind my equipment rack that is in its own closet in the hallway outside of my theater (airflow is fine in there, though), so noise, within...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-14-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 807
Views: 103,711
Posted By hifiaudio2
Ok cool... there are a few 290x cards going on...

Ok cool... there are a few 290x cards going on Ebay now in the low 300 range. Are those just crazy loud or something?
...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-14-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 807
Views: 103,711
Posted By hifiaudio2
Ok Great thanks. I am trying to decide whether...

Ok Great thanks. I am trying to decide whether to go with a NUC or go ahead with a new full fledged top of the line unit. So if you were starting from scratch that is the card you would buy right...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-14-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 877
Views: 43,678
Posted By hifiaudio2
There is an agent you can install in windows to...

There is an agent you can install in windows to give you IP control with iRule or Roomie remote.

Just using the basic remote, the green button brings up WMC in full screen and in focus.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-14-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 877
Views: 43,678
Posted By hifiaudio2
How well does the Roku 3 and MB3 work? I just...

How well does the Roku 3 and MB3 work? I just found out that the Roku can do this along with play my MKV movies.

I am already an MB server / MB theater user. How well does the Roku 3 live TV /...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-14-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 807
Views: 103,711
Posted By hifiaudio2
Is the r290x the definitive "best" single GPU...

Is the r290x the definitive "best" single GPU for HTPC right now? It can do the highest level of madVR plus doesnt have the "limited/full" bug, correct?
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-13-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 135
Posted By hifiaudio2
What on earth? I put a link to an Amazon desk...

What on earth? I put a link to an Amazon desk and the link shows as Walmart. Same desk, different link. When I go to edit it it shows the Amazon link that I put. Crazy...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-13-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 12,690
Posted By hifiaudio2
I dont have the set to check, but was the input...

I dont have the set to check, but was the input "frequency" the same? My Sony projector will change settings based on the type of input (i.e. a 1080p/24 vs 1080i/60 on even on the same HDMI...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-12-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 135
Posted By hifiaudio2
Practicality of a 70" 4k set as everyday computer monitor?

Do any of you use a 70" or similar TV as your computer monitor? Now that I will have the 4k 70" coming I am thinking of trying to get a somewhat basic and sturdy but portable desk to just put a...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-12-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 12,690
Posted By hifiaudio2
Cool good to know. I am much more of a pc gamer...

Cool good to know. I am much more of a pc gamer anyway. I need to find a way to set this TV up so that I can have a desk with a keyboard and mouse in front of it or easily moved in front to use it as...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-12-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 12,690
Posted By hifiaudio2
Anyone know the technical details of the high...

Anyone know the technical details of the high velocity gaming mode? Since the ps4 / Xbox One isn't going to output 120fps, how does this work? Is it more for PC games that can push higher...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-12-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 12,690
Posted By hifiaudio2
I have no idea how well the Vizio upcaling will...

I have no idea how well the Vizio upcaling will be, but I have the Sony 4k 1100ES projector, and its upscaling is terrific. So it certainly CAN be done well.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-12-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 12,690
Posted By hifiaudio2
If this 4k set from Vizio adds double the amount...

If this 4k set from Vizio adds double the amount of local dimming zones, a faster processor for the smart apps, a supposedly great new upscaler (we will see on that one), a new high velocity game...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-11-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 12,690
Posted By hifiaudio2
Cool find. Interesting that it takes three times...

Cool find. Interesting that it takes three times the power of the 70" 1080p unit. $58 yearly estimate vs $20. Guess something has to power all those pixels! Or the 6 core proc.
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   08-11-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 594
Views: 22,765
Posted By hifiaudio2
Finally get a pic of the LS-10s in their vertical...

Finally get a pic of the LS-10s in their vertical configuration. Interesting that the woofer and AMT don't line up. I thought they wouldn't from looking at the design but never got a good answer. ...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-11-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 12,690
Posted By hifiaudio2
When is this mentioned 70" P series 4k set for...

When is this mentioned 70" P series 4k set for $2600 supposed to be released?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-08-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 807
Views: 103,711
Posted By hifiaudio2
Looks like the i3 NUC is $288 right now vs $349...

Looks like the i3 NUC is $288 right now vs $349 for the i5. So $62. Not much of a monetary difference, but no reason to just waste money either if I literally wont be able to tell a difference...
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