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Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-18-2016, 08:51 AM
Replies: 10,843
Views: 544,747
Posted By Doug Schiller
I hear you. I use both AnyDVD and MakeMKV. ...

I hear you.
I use both AnyDVD and MakeMKV.

The best thing about MakeMKV for ripping is that it gives you a nice clean MKV file with the movie, soundtrack and subs.
AnyDVD, you have to rip the...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-13-2016, 07:09 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 160,434
Posted By Doug Schiller
Wow, you are right. I am so used to running...

Wow, you are right.
I am so used to running AnyDVD, I forgot that MakeMKV doesn't need it.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-13-2016, 06:17 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 160,434
Posted By Doug Schiller
They should never charge while in beta. It...

They should never charge while in beta.

It is strange for me, on one PC, the 30 day timer never starts, on the other it is down to like 23 days.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-12-2016, 08:26 AM
Replies: 4,104
Views: 165,685
Posted By Doug Schiller
Sorry if this has been discussed. Recently...

Sorry if this has been discussed.

Recently picked up a Shield TV.

Installed the CinemaNow app to see some of my VUDU library.
Noticed there was 5.1 support.

Am I missing something?

They...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-12-2016, 08:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 353
Posted By Doug Schiller
VUDU and Surround Sound

I've been converting a bunch of my titles with the D2D program lately.

On the PS4, they specifically show you the audio output stream (not sure if the Xbox One does this).

I noticed on a bunch...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-12-2016, 08:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,332
Posted By Doug Schiller
PS4 outputs everything to 7.1 PCM by default. ...

PS4 outputs everything to 7.1 PCM by default.

If you want to see what you are getting from Netflix, change your HDMI settings to bitstream.
Forum: Blu-ray Software   01-11-2016, 01:42 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,887
Posted By Doug Schiller
All in all, we are all just a brick in the wall...

All in all, we are all just a brick in the wall of text.
;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-16-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 769
Views: 43,945
Posted By Doug Schiller
I just picked up the VSX-80 Elite this week to...

I just picked up the VSX-80 Elite this week to replace my VSX-1021 that died on me.

Pretty sure it is at least 3 generations newer. (2011 vs 2014).

Anyway, love the receiver but notice no...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-07-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 52,801
Posted By Doug Schiller
My vsx-1021 bombed out this weekend. My wife...

My vsx-1021 bombed out this weekend.
My wife was redoing the floors so I had to unhook, then rehook everything back up.
I think the old UPS might have failed because when I went to check one...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-05-2015, 07:01 AM
Replies: 2,746
Views: 472,218
Posted By Doug Schiller
Well, the day finally came and mine died (I...

Well, the day finally came and mine died (I think).
My wife wanted to redo the floors so I had to unhook everything.
After an hour of hooking everything up I turn on to do the speaker test....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-13-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 2,746
Views: 472,218
Posted By Doug Schiller
I'm getting worried. I'm probably close to 2...

I'm getting worried. I'm probably close to 2 years on this receiver.

If I may ask, which brand and model did you decide on?
I really love my Pioneer, especially the features. Is there something...
Forum: PlayStation Area   09-08-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 8,209
Views: 153,368
Posted By Doug Schiller
Wait a minute, is the game pre-loaded on the PS4...

Wait a minute, is the game pre-loaded on the PS4 or do you just get a download code???

If it is preloaded, nothing is to stop you from firing up on a machine you legit payed for.

If it is the...
Forum: Xbox Area   07-17-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 387
Views: 22,687
Posted By Doug Schiller
I have a question. Does this game not support...

I have a question.
Does this game not support the suspend feature on Xbox One?
I swear I go back to the game the next day, after not launching another game, and it starts loading from the start...
Forum: PlayStation Area   07-17-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 452
Views: 16,039
Posted By Doug Schiller
I'm in the same boat. I probably would trade it...

I'm in the same boat.
I probably would trade it in if I didn't purchase the season pass.
Kudos to Ubisoft for getting me to buy it. By adding all the preorder bonus items, I jumped on it.
I do...
Forum: Xbox Area   04-16-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 747
Posted By Doug Schiller
I'm sure those dead eyed girls on the home...

I'm sure those dead eyed girls on the home screen are involved.
Forum: PlayStation Area   04-16-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,149
Posted By Doug Schiller
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by shadowlock http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1525419/playstation-store-update-for-april-2014#post_24611203)

1st post has been...
Forum: Xbox Area   03-21-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 735
Posted By Doug Schiller
I can say I have been having almost zero issues...

I can say I have been having almost zero issues since the last update.

I get true 5.1 sound via DirecTV now.

Every once in awhile, I get no audio, but I just switch to DirecTV audio directly....
Forum: Blu-ray Software   03-17-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 26,574
Posted By Doug Schiller
I heard from a guy who heard from a guy, that...

I heard from a guy who heard from a guy, that the 3D version is amazing., probably up there with the best animated 3D released yet.

Shame on Disney for pulling that experiment with this film,...
Forum: Xbox Area   03-07-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,699
Posted By Doug Schiller
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by jhoff80 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1521129/xbox-one-system-update-march-2014-display-sound-settings#post_24446707)

Have...
Forum: Xbox Area   03-06-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,699
Posted By Doug Schiller
No, I'll check it. That is why I have a...

No, I'll check it.
That is why I have a problem with both PS4 and Xbone's audio methods.
I don't want to have to tell Xbox I want surround sound, just give me the direct bitstream and let my...
Forum: Xbox Area   03-06-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,699
Posted By Doug Schiller
After changing to Dolby Digital and bitstream in...

After changing to Dolby Digital and bitstream in my HDMI settings, my DirecTV finally shows a 5.1 signal via Xbox One.

But I am not sold (and haven't done any tests) that I am actually getting...
Forum: PlayStation Area   02-25-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 5,513
Posted By Doug Schiller
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by SubaruB4 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1426949/metal-gear-solid-ground-zeroes/90#post_24407452)

The price drop is only for...
Forum: Xbox Area   02-25-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,443
Posted By Doug Schiller
From a review I saw, there is only one mode (out...

From a review I saw, there is only one mode (out of three) that is split screen, I think whatever they are calling Horde mode.
Forum: Xbox Area   02-25-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,443
Posted By Doug Schiller
This was a day one buy before the $5 promo...

This was a day one buy before the $5 promo fiasco by Microsoft.
Now I won't touch it without a nice price drop.

I am so down on my Xbox One this month, March and Titanfall can't come soon enough.
Forum: PlayStation Area   02-25-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,685
Posted By Doug Schiller
Be careful paying $60 for this game. After all...

Be careful paying $60 for this game.
After all the reviews, this has all the makings of Hitman Absolution 2.

AAA Title, gets meh reviews, way too many copies, bad sales.

Which equals; quick...
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