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Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-16-2015, 04:21 PM
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Posted By ausdavep
If you're planning to do any reasonably large...

If you're planning to do any reasonably large file streaming, then John is right, wired the whole way. I've wired up (albeit with just Cat5e at the time) the house to stream movies from a NAS to 3...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-09-2015, 02:39 PM
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Posted By ausdavep
Its interesting that whilst the remote doesnt...

Its interesting that whilst the remote doesnt have volume control, the WDTV app (at least the apple version) does. Tapping the volume icon next to the coloured "a, b, c, d" buttons brings up a...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-29-2014, 01:09 PM
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Posted By ausdavep
You can control it through Viera Link if you turn...

You can control it through Viera Link if you turn it on and your tv remote has the applicable buttons (and your brand of tv talks nice via hdmi too)
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   12-22-2014, 02:03 PM
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Posted By ausdavep
Yeahm, I use 3 WDTV Lives around the house...

Yeahm, I use 3 WDTV Lives around the house streaming off my Synology 413j. No modification etc. The only thing I did was set up accounts in NAS, one for each WDTV e.g. "lounge" for loungeroom one...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-01-2014, 02:09 PM
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Posted By ausdavep
I'd just pick up a WDTV Live (or similar) then...

I'd just pick up a WDTV Live (or similar) then and run both the BD player and the media player. Its an extra box, but at least you'll be able to stream files straight off the NAS hassle-free and get...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-01-2014, 06:17 AM
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Posted By ausdavep
You could try the synology video app, just...

You could try the synology video app, just install it on the nas and see how you go in the pana. When I was using ps3ms, no transcoding was needed, as the pana recognises all had audio and video, but...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   11-30-2014, 09:05 PM
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Posted By ausdavep
A bit of a long shot, and not one based on...

A bit of a long shot, and not one based on personal experience, but you might have better luck using a DNLA server on the NAS if it has one (Synology has their Video Player one, for example) and...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   11-24-2014, 05:08 AM
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Posted By ausdavep
Good result. Enjoy the new toy too.

Good result. Enjoy the new toy too.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   11-18-2014, 09:12 PM
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Posted By ausdavep
Mmm i've never had issue passing through a WD TV...

Mmm i've never had issue passing through a WD TV through a Yamaha/Denon or Emotiva receiver - the joys of HDMI and HDCP. Before buying an Oppo, have you thoroughly trouble-shooted the current...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   10-22-2014, 03:34 PM
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Posted By ausdavep
I've had this come up a few times, and each time...

I've had this come up a few times, and each time its been related to the naming of the file itself, which seems a bit odd. After renaming the file to something more simple (e.g. changing a filename...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   10-20-2014, 02:40 PM
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Posted By ausdavep
Although I've had the player for years, I only...

Although I've had the player for years, I only tried the headphone output for the first time last night, as there is an increasing need to keep the volume down in the late afternoon/evenings. Its...
Forum: Display Calibration   10-02-2014, 05:21 PM
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Views: 502,379
Posted By ausdavep
Would this be true for grayscale too then? I...

Would this be true for grayscale too then? I just use the 11-bar pattern. I dont recall Spears and Munsil having full field patterns, but then again, I havnt been through the menu's exhaustively. ...
Forum: Display Calibration   10-02-2014, 04:58 PM
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Posted By ausdavep
Just a quick question, when setting the CMS, I...

Just a quick question, when setting the CMS, I use the Spears & Munsil HD Color Bars pattern. In the pattern, theres an off-white and a brighter white. For the white measurement in Chromapure,...
Forum: Display Calibration   10-02-2014, 04:58 PM
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Views: 502,379
Posted By ausdavep
Just a quick question, when setting the CMS, I...

Just a quick question, when setting the CMS, I use the Spears & Munsil HD Color Bars pattern. In the pattern, theres an off-white and a brighter white. For the white measurement in Chromapure,...
Forum: Soundbars   09-29-2014, 12:04 AM
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Posted By ausdavep
Yamaha yht-s401 (or whatever model replaced it)...

Yamaha yht-s401 (or whatever model replaced it) will fit the bill perfectly
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-18-2014, 03:10 AM
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Posted By ausdavep
Yep, mine appear to lessen after 10'min or so -...

Yep, mine appear to lessen after 10'min or so - which makes me think a thermal issue. Called lg support, they said to do a factory reset, which seemed to help, but only I think because my settings...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   06-28-2014, 03:01 AM
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Posted By ausdavep
I've played plenty if videos with stereo output...

I've played plenty if videos with stereo output bitstreamed. What issues are you having? Is it an issue if whatever device the audio is being bitstreamed to not being able to decode the stream?
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   06-19-2014, 05:43 PM
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Posted By ausdavep
No real issues with mine (certainly not better or...

No real issues with mine (certainly not better or worse than other devices) - you dont still have the protective plastic film over the IR receiver?
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   05-16-2014, 08:54 PM
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Posted By ausdavep
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by bobniborg http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1364999/official-wd-tv-live-streaming-media-player-thread/4830#post_24727955)

rest...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   05-16-2014, 02:21 AM
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Posted By ausdavep
Just a note. A standard 3.5mm jack doesn't work,...

Just a note. A standard 3.5mm jack doesn't work, only the 3-way one that came with it. Must be the height position associated with the composite part of the signal.

Oh and this was with hdmi...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   05-16-2014, 02:19 AM
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Posted By ausdavep
Yeah works fine, just use the little 3-way...

Yeah works fine, just use the little 3-way adaptor that came with it and whatever other cables you need to plug in to the reciever. I pretty much do the same thing with one of my units. Hdmi to tv,...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-15-2014, 03:02 AM
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Posted By ausdavep
Thanks for the upload, champ. Havnt needed to...

Thanks for the upload, champ. Havnt needed to update from the last firmware yet, but will stick it on the harddrive just in case.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   05-14-2014, 08:57 PM
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Posted By ausdavep
I'd do a restore to factory defaults and go from...

I'd do a restore to factory defaults and go from there.

Plugging the mybook live directly into the wd tv won't work, or at least it didn't for me, as it seems to need a network to operate on, not...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-21-2014, 06:31 PM
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Posted By ausdavep
Have you tried doing a reset to factory defaults...

Have you tried doing a reset to factory defaults on the WDTV? A bit annoying, but the reset only takes a couple of minutes.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-13-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 1,751
Views: 194,696
Posted By ausdavep
In terms of easy stuff, I dont believe so,...

In terms of easy stuff, I dont believe so, unless I missed something, or for whatever reason yours works but mine doesnt.

There was talk of connecting to a laptop and using the service console or...
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