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Forum: Blu-ray Players   11-11-2016, 10:32 PM
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Posted By jeff lam
Are the Panasonic Blu Ray players still the best...

Are the Panasonic Blu Ray players still the best of the cheaper name brands (sony, samsung, lg, etc...)? My current Panny (DMP-BD35 purchased in 2008) is now starting it's 8th year of service and I...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-10-2016, 02:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 266
Posted By jeff lam
The first time i tried to install the intel...

The first time i tried to install the intel driver it wouldnt take so i figured it was a bios setting so I did enable PEX/IGD and also enabled IGD multi monitor in the BIOS. The 2nd monitor shows up...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-10-2016, 02:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 266
Posted By jeff lam
I gave this a try tonight and I was able to...

I gave this a try tonight and I was able to install the intel drivers and they all show up in the device manager but for some reason the Intel audio driver doesn't show up in sound playback devices. ...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-09-2016, 11:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 266
Posted By jeff lam
Thanks for the suggestions. I do have an intel...

Thanks for the suggestions. I do have an intel based board with HDMI out as well as an AMD HD7850. I will try using both. I didn't know you could use both at the same time. Any audio sync issues...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-09-2016, 02:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 266
Posted By jeff lam
Anyone use an HDMI splitter for their HTPC?

Im having all kinds of HDMI issues running my HTPC through my Denon receiver. I get blank screens, green screens, resolution changes, etc... If I unplug the HDMI cable and plug it back in it...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-09-2016, 02:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 309
Posted By jeff lam
I was in the same situation and had to decide...

I was in the same situation and had to decide what to do. I wanted to take advantage of the free windows 10 upgrade and finally did it on the last day. As I tried installing the package wmc from...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   05-16-2016, 05:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 440
Posted By jeff lam
It wasn't a failure. It was an actual impact to...

It wasn't a failure. It was an actual impact to the screen. My 4 year old was playing wii bowling and the remote hit the screen and cracked it.
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   05-16-2016, 04:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 440
Posted By jeff lam
My beloved Elite PRO-111FD bit the dust. I need a worthy successor.

Due to a household accident involving a 4 year old and a Nintendo wii remote my beloved Pioneer Elite PRO-111FD has a broken screen (see attached image). :( There is a star-shaped crack and an...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   11-18-2015, 09:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 804
Posted By jeff lam
Edit: Ahhh, I apparently didn't read before I...

Edit: Ahhh, I apparently didn't read before I posted... kitti 2 posts above me basically said the same thing I just did.




If replacing that 12ga wire with a subwoofer RCA type cable is not...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-26-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 782
Posted By jeff lam
Do I need some special splitter for these or will...

Do I need some special splitter for these or will any coax splitter work fine?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-25-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 782
Posted By jeff lam
I've heard similar stories regarding the ceton...

I've heard similar stories regarding the ceton which is disapointing because it really would be a simplified option to get 6 tuners. The bad experiences and the much higher price has prompted me to...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-24-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 782
Posted By jeff lam
Any issues running 2 HDHomerun Primes to get 6 total tuners?

I already have one HDHomerun Prime and was thinking about getting another since it's on sale to get 6 tuners since Silicondust hasn't released anything with more then 3 tuners off 1 cable card yet. ...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-11-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,276
Posted By jeff lam
Yes, it's the first thing coming right out of the...

Yes, it's the first thing coming right out of the video card. Then it goes out to the Denon receiver and out to the Pioneer Elite.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-11-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,276
Posted By jeff lam
The main complaints I have are the green screens...

The main complaints I have are the green screens and blank black screens. I have to turn it all on in a specific order and if for some reason I change inputs on my denon receiver with WMC still open...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-10-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,276
Posted By jeff lam
Thanks, Good to know... I'll look at JRiver again...

Thanks, Good to know... I'll look at JRiver again and see if they have all the features I'm looking for. I need it to be able to set up recordings, create a "season pass", etc... just like WMC or a...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-10-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,276
Posted By jeff lam
Front End alternative to WMC with TV guide/record/live tv?

After a couple years of using WMC7 I think I have just about had it with the interface, problems, lack of playback capability, etc... Is there any good alternatives yet that will handle all the tv...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-24-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 672
Posted By jeff lam
I haven't been around here for a while as I...

I haven't been around here for a while as I haven't needed to. Everything in my system has been working great and I am very happy with the setup but I have come across a strange issue.

I have...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-04-2013, 11:01 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,240
Posted By jeff lam
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Sammy2 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1497175/lowest-video-card-for-madvr-100-or-so/30#post_23911031)

Well the XFX 7850 got...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-31-2013, 10:43 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,240
Posted By jeff lam
I was doing some searching on the 7790 vs the...

I was doing some searching on the 7790 vs the 7850 and it seems there is a substantial difference in performance between the 2 cards. Now I'm guessing at this point with current MadVR limitations...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-29-2013, 11:59 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,240
Posted By jeff lam
The last thread like this I saw was over a year...

The last thread like this I saw was over a year old so I wanted to get some updated opinions on what video card will offer the best price/performance and be able to handle all the best or near best...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-21-2013, 12:22 AM
Replies: 4,262
Views: 784,693
Posted By jeff lam
I updated to the latest version of MPC-HC and my...

I updated to the latest version of MPC-HC and my HTPC freaked out trying to play an MKV movie from my server. Looking at the changelog I noticed they embedded LAV filters which I assume may be the...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-04-2013, 01:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,924
Posted By jeff lam
I'm not a big fan of Windows Media Center in...

I'm not a big fan of Windows Media Center in general but when I built my HTPC it was the only option that did everything I wanted. I have an HD Homerun Prime 3 tuner setup on the network and I use...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-15-2013, 10:50 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 9,644
Posted By jeff lam
Where can I find the Android client for...

Where can I find the Android client for download? I did not see it on the play store nor on the MB3 website. I must have missed it somewhere.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-15-2013, 01:48 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 9,644
Posted By jeff lam
Back in the original MB3 anouncement thread...

Back in the original MB3 anouncement thread there was talk about MB3 being a complete and stand alone front end including wmc live tv and pvr functions to completly replace the need to navigate...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-27-2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 12,678
Posted By jeff lam
Quote:Originally Posted by From A Buick...

Quote:Originally Posted by From A Buick 8 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1473687/extending-a-wifi-signal-300ft-outside#post_23472079)

Were you able to...
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