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Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   05-28-2015, 04:49 PM
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Posted By fcwilt
You are a brave soul.

You are a brave soul.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   05-25-2015, 05:57 PM
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Posted By fcwilt
JOOC why are you changing?

JOOC why are you changing?
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   05-21-2015, 11:06 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 769
Posted By fcwilt
Perhaps the builder has an option to NOT run...

Perhaps the builder has an option to NOT run cable but instead run "smurf tubing" (plastic conduit).

Regardless of wiring/tubing do as many rooms as you can afford. And think in terms of your...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   05-14-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 202
Posted By fcwilt
What I meant was that with in-wall VCs you no...

What I meant was that with in-wall VCs you no longer are able to control everything from your phone/tablet - you now have to get up and walk to the VCs to adjust things.

And that is why I would...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   05-13-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 202
Posted By fcwilt
In-wall (or wherever) VCs don't really fit into...

In-wall (or wherever) VCs don't really fit into the "Sonos Experience".

I'd plan for a separate Sonos player for each set of speakers.

For starters you can connect both sets to the same player,...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-30-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 18
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Posted By fcwilt
I don't know exactly. You can open the Event...

I don't know exactly.

You can open the Event Viewer and select the various logs and use the "Find" action to search for things.

For example I searched the System log for "wake" and found this:...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-30-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 182
Posted By fcwilt
Checking the "magic packet only" option will...

Checking the "magic packet only" option will naturally prevent background processes attempting to access the network from waking the server - since that is the behavior you have selected.
...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-30-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 182
Posted By fcwilt
My guess is that some background application...

My guess is that some background application (service) on the server is accessing the network and thus waking the server.

Or some other external device is trying to access the server and thus...
Forum: Home Automation   04-29-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 300
Posted By fcwilt
For the DIYer there are ways to make a system...

For the DIYer there are ways to make a system like Elan, where you cannot write drivers of your own, work with devices that are not directly supported.

It's a bit of work but it is an option.
...
Forum: Home Automation   04-23-2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 300
Posted By fcwilt
Perhaps you can negotiate an arrangement with the...

Perhaps you can negotiate an arrangement with the dealer to obtain the software in return for not asking them anymore questions?

My electrician and I took a look at RA2 and while it is a fine...
Forum: Home Automation   04-22-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 300
Posted By fcwilt
Are we talking an Elan g! system? You need...

Are we talking an Elan g! system?

You need to ask the Elan dealer who installed the system what arrangements, if any, might be possible.

To the best of my knowledge Elan will not recognize the...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-12-2015, 05:05 PM
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Posted By fcwilt
Does Z support an fairly common (at least in...

Does Z support an fairly common (at least in other programs) "shorthand" like "s01e01e02"?
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-12-2015, 04:43 PM
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Posted By fcwilt
So what did you have to do? Did you have to...

So what did you have to do? Did you have to re-rip individual episodes?
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-12-2015, 07:36 AM
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Posted By fcwilt
Thanks very much for that info.

Thanks very much for that info.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-11-2015, 02:07 PM
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Posted By fcwilt
Hi, I wasn't happy with the commonly used...

Hi,

I wasn't happy with the commonly used indexers out there, so quite some time ago I wrote my own.

I don't think that is related to the current problem with my Dune Smart units but I thought...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-11-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 11,372
Views: 1,000,919
Posted By fcwilt
Hi, I wasn't happy with the commonly used...

Hi,

I wasn't happy with the commonly used indexers out there, so quite some time ago I wrote my own.

I don't think that is related to the current problem with my Dune Smart units but I thought...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-07-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 196
Posted By fcwilt
What brand of jacks were used? I tried to...

What brand of jacks were used?

I tried to save some money by using an off-brand of jacks and had the same sort of problem. OK at first and then got flaky.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-07-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 661
Posted By fcwilt
Curious. Perhaps the simply won't ship to to...

Curious.

Perhaps the simply won't ship to to North America.

Do you have any family or friends in the UK?
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-07-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 661
Posted By fcwilt
What has the UK got against Canada? :)

What has the UK got against Canada? :)
Forum: Tweaks and Do-It-Yourself   04-07-2015, 04:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 155
Posted By fcwilt
Don't stand up? :) Run the cables around the...

Don't stand up? :)

Run the cables around the perimeter.
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   04-07-2015, 04:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 258
Posted By fcwilt
Any fan blowing out is going to suck dust in...

Any fan blowing out is going to suck dust in wherever it can. Any fans blowing in are going to pressurize the cabinet to some degree which helps keep dust out. These fans should have a filter.

If...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-06-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 661
Posted By fcwilt
If you don't mind the wait and the shipping: ...

If you don't mind the wait and the shipping:

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Dune-HD-Base-3D-Player-Black/dp/B00B0OPDUM
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-06-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 661
Posted By fcwilt
I know the D1 does full BD menus - I don't think...

I know the D1 does full BD menus - I don't think the Base3D does.

The D1 does not do 3D.

I have nine D1s (some installed, some to be installed, some as backups).

I have been perfectly...
Forum: Home Automation   04-03-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 589
Posted By fcwilt
The heart of the system is an Elan g! HC4. ...

The heart of the system is an Elan g! HC4.

The security part is an ELK M1 with a number of input/output expanders.

The lighting is UPB.

The thermostats are RCS (I don't know if they are...
Forum: Home Automation   03-27-2015, 06:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 589
Posted By fcwilt
The steam generator uses power keeping the system...

The steam generator uses power keeping the system ready to generate steam. To minimize this waste we added a contactor on the power feed. The contactor is controlled by a UPB relay switch (HAI) which...
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