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Forum: DVD Players (Standard Def)   03-30-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 11,727
Posted By originalsnuffy
Chad, You are going an interesting...

Chad,

You are going an interesting direction. I was looking at picking up a Haupuagge capture unit, as it had composite inputs and a digital sound input. However, according to them, the unit...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-30-2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 8,825
Views: 1,175,662
Posted By originalsnuffy
I have not tried the workaround. I do not...

I have not tried the workaround. I do not currently have a phono preamp unit.

If the problem is dust, is there a way to clean it out without opening the unit? Otherwise are there any suggestions...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-22-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 7,070
Posted By originalsnuffy
Is Microsoft merely being coy about the plans for...

Is Microsoft merely being coy about the plans for windows media center or are they really going to kill this useful product? I would hate to be stuck ar 7 or 8.1 depending on which machine I am...
Forum: DVD Players (Standard Def)   03-22-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 972
Views: 111,448
Posted By originalsnuffy
Now that Kurtis has restore my pioneer 703 to its...

Now that Kurtis has restore my pioneer 703 to its former glory (public thanks) I am considering dubbing some discs to digital. I do have a working dvd recorder. However this converts the PCM to...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-22-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 8,825
Views: 1,175,662
Posted By originalsnuffy
For those of us still using this receiver I have...

For those of us still using this receiver I have a question. Is it common for the photo inputs on this receiver to get "funky"? Specifically the left phono input seems to have a bad connection. ...
Forum: DVD Players (Standard Def)   02-25-2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 21,957
Posted By originalsnuffy
My two laserdisc issues

I have two laserdisc units. One is a 703 (with a modified AC3 output so it is effectively a 704) and a 2090. Both only play one side nowadays. Both also have problems ejecting discs. One makes...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-07-2015, 08:01 AM
Replies: 2,364
Views: 195,298
Posted By originalsnuffy
Two little questions First, any idea why one...

Two little questions

First, any idea why one regular broadcast channel would work fine in SD but show a message along the lines of "not provisioned" for HD viewing? HBO etc. works just fine. I...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-07-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 6,751
Views: 313,487
Posted By originalsnuffy
I realize that most of this thread is about Atmos...

I realize that most of this thread is about Atmos lately.

I wanted to bring up some HDMI related issues and see if there are any workarounds.

1 -- The passthrough of the cable signal when the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-14-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 6,751
Views: 313,487
Posted By originalsnuffy
The X4100 decided to "see" the primary NAS...

The X4100 decided to "see" the primary NAS synology server. Good news is that streaming FLAC files is now available, though can freeze pretty easily. More importantly, I discovered that is can...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-06-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 6,751
Views: 313,487
Posted By originalsnuffy
Also any advice on connectIng a nas unit that is...

Also any advice on connectIng a nas unit that is on the network on a static address but is not showing up as a media server ? The little brother nas shows up just fine.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-06-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 6,751
Views: 313,487
Posted By originalsnuffy
Thanks to all for the remote and dsd advice. One...

Thanks to all for the remote and dsd advice. One more remote question. On the back of the unit is a connector for a it block. Is that 3.5 or 2.5 mm ? Also does that turn the unit into an ir...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-05-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 6,751
Views: 313,487
Posted By originalsnuffy
With regard to DSD, it appears that this will be...

With regard to DSD, it appears that this will be less helpful than I thought. I will probably just let foobar and jriver do the conversion to PCM. Then the unit can do some audio processing.
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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-04-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 6,751
Views: 313,487
Posted By originalsnuffy
c With regard to the nas units they are on...

c

With regard to the nas units they are on the same network. The unit that seems to be hidden has four times more storage and is where everything resides. I suppose I could just turn off the...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-04-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 37,732
Posted By originalsnuffy
I must say I am impressed. I spoke with Intel...

I must say I am impressed. I spoke with Intel about the fact that advanced audio codecs cannot be bitstreamed as originally claimed and marketed. The eventually ended up approving an upgrade to a...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-04-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 6,751
Views: 313,487
Posted By originalsnuffy
Few items

It took me way longer to clear out some legacy cables and complete my hookup for the X4100W. A few questions now arise.

First, how do I "force" it to see a Synology NAS server? It sees my...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-27-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 6,751
Views: 313,487
Posted By originalsnuffy
Any advice on bass ? Pros and cons of choosing...

Any advice on bass ? Pros and cons of choosing various cross over points and combining lfe ? The bass on this unit seems much more precise than on my 3806. It is probably more accurate but seems...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-24-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 6,751
Views: 313,487
Posted By originalsnuffy
JD-- Just to clarify, I do understand that I...

JD--

Just to clarify, I do understand that I need to work in either component or composite for the video out to the DVD recorder. But here is my confusion. I definitely "get it" that the DVR...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-24-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 6,751
Views: 313,487
Posted By originalsnuffy
My new x4100w arrived. I really had not focused...

My new x4100w arrived. I really had not focused on the concept that the unit has no s-video.

As I understand it composite is converted to hdmi but not component.

I would like to output...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-10-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 37,732
Posted By originalsnuffy
Does anybody here know how one correctly gets...

Does anybody here know how one correctly gets into the Intel support system to request a refund? The system keeps asking me to identify the system and I can't get past that.

Also, do we know if...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-28-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 6,751
Views: 313,487
Posted By originalsnuffy
I am in the camp that finds no use for the sound...

I am in the camp that finds no use for the sound fields. Guess that is why I am a denon person. Have been for 30 years. My first denon receiver had moving coil inputs for the dp11f turntable with...
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-17-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 724
Views: 37,750
Posted By originalsnuffy
I like the Chloe spoof scenario but somehow I...

I like the Chloe spoof scenario but somehow I think Heller bit the dust.

But did we really lose our anti-hero Brody on Homeland ? Bet not; so....
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-17-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 813
Posted By originalsnuffy
A member named Reddice has stated on the thread...

A member named Reddice has stated on the thread linked above that his performance in the evenings on ATV 3 has deteriorated since Orange is the New Black came out.

I can only conclude that there...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-17-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 813
Posted By originalsnuffy
It appears that we do have information that the...

It appears that we do have information that the Windows Media Center plug in is stereo only, so that app is ruled out. Then it is worth exploring the Metro style app for Netflix vs. the Apple TV.
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Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-16-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 813
Posted By originalsnuffy
Netflix consfusion

So I have been using Netflix on an Apple TV, Windows Media Center (for Windows 8.1), and the Netflix Metro App on Windows 8.1 Pro 64 bit to watch Orange is the New Black.

Here is where I get...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-15-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 474
Posted By originalsnuffy
Computer Audiophile.com is the site where this...

Computer Audiophile.com is the site where this expertise lies. It requires an older PS3 where the firmware has not been upgraded beyond a certain point. The requisite units command a good price on...
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