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Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-01-2015, 01:23 PM
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Posted By RichTJ99
Hi, I was playing with this little box for...

Hi,

I was playing with this little box for the week & ended up putting Windows 8.1 pro & the Windows Media Center on it for testing. I am not yet sold on using Xboxes to stream everything so I am...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-28-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 194
Posted By RichTJ99
So what i use now, is PS3 media player on an...

So what i use now, is PS3 media player on an older HP. The WD Live is able to browse the files on it to play movies, the WD live does netflix, no amazon.

The TV's are samsung smart tv's, they can...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-28-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 21
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Posted By RichTJ99
Sorry - the echo is a small HTPC or a adapter...

Sorry - the echo is a small HTPC or a adapter that connects to WMC?

Also those Echos cant watch recorded HBO, Stars, etc?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-28-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 194
Posted By RichTJ99
So I see that they have pretty cheap Xbox 360s on...

So I see that they have pretty cheap Xbox 360s on ebay. I just dont really understand how the Ps3/xbox solution is a good one in terms of size, noise, etc.

My kids are 8 & 5 years old. They are...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-27-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 21
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Posted By RichTJ99
So you use PS3's with the WMC instead of Xboxes? ...

So you use PS3's with the WMC instead of Xboxes?

I also see people using things like that Jriver media viewer. Do they still use Xboxes as the access?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-27-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 194
Posted By RichTJ99
Hi, So I want two of these: ...

Hi,

So I want two of these:

http://www.amazon.com/Ceton-InfiniTV-ETH-6-channel-CableCARD/dp/B00CBXEKZ0

Two cable cards

Then 8 Xboxes? I can use a regular remote control for that?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-27-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 194
Posted By RichTJ99
So to replace 8 cable boxes, I would need 3 cable...

So to replace 8 cable boxes, I would need 3 cable cards with three of these:

SiliconDust HDHomeRun PRIME 3-Tuner DLNA/UPnP Compatible Streaming Media Player, HDHR3-CC

It says 3 tuners per...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-27-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 194
Posted By RichTJ99
I have 8 cable boxes in my house, 4 are dvrs at...

I have 8 cable boxes in my house, 4 are dvrs at about 15 per month. Would this help me lower the bill?

I just checked - I have cablevison in NY. The reviews said that it wouldnt work but Ceton...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-27-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 194
Posted By RichTJ99
Is there an easy way to run netflix or amazon...

Is there an easy way to run netflix or amazon prime video from a win 8 box? The remote seems bulky.

Do I want something like this:...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-27-2015, 02:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 194
Posted By RichTJ99
Going from WD Live to HTPC?

Hi,

I have a WD live that I use to access netflix. I bought a mini pc (zotac BI320) added a SSD, 8gb ram, win8 pro. My thought was to make it a media PC.

I bought a IR remote with USB dongle,...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-26-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 415
Posted By RichTJ99
Hi, I just picked up one of these based on...

Hi,

I just picked up one of these based on that youtube review. it looks like a good little pc.

I have a 40" older 1080 sharp TV & am using a WD Live on the TV for access to Netflix.

I...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-03-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 229
Posted By RichTJ99
Could I simply get two of the Audiosource...

Could I simply get two of the Audiosource amp-100's?

It seems like I could put two inputs into the first audiosource, then output it to the input of the second audio source (which would have the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-27-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 229
Posted By RichTJ99
Can the inputs be on at the same time? I would...

Can the inputs be on at the same time? I would like to be able to have them on & only send audio to the ones i need.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-27-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 229
Posted By RichTJ99
Any help or guidance would be great.

Any help or guidance would be great.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-23-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 229
Posted By RichTJ99
Hi, I currently have two speakers, a PC and...

Hi,

I currently have two speakers, a PC and a RCA . The amp is a cheapie Audiosource amp-100 (http://www.amazon.com/AudioSource-AMP-100-Stereo-Power-Amplifier/dp/B00026BQJ6...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-20-2013, 08:32 PM
Replies: 7,256
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Posted By RichTJ99
So apparently if you dont set zone 2 to dvr...

So apparently if you dont set zone 2 to dvr (same as zone1) nothing happens http://files.avsforum.com/images/smilies/smile.gif

After I realized that I did a test & it does work (somehow).

The...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-20-2013, 01:31 PM
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Posted By RichTJ99
Sorry: #1 - I have an airport express & am...

Sorry:

#1 - I have an airport express & am using a 3.5mm to RCA plug using the denon DVR input.
#2 - It is the main zone setup I am refering to. I have 4 rooms & one set of outside speakers...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-20-2013, 01:09 PM
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Posted By RichTJ99
Thanks for getting back to me. So in the...

Thanks for getting back to me.

So in the pool, I have the following:

Amazon Amp Input #2
PC Running an Airplay application & a IP Phone program, both designed to use the speakers on the pool...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-20-2013, 12:08 PM
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Posted By RichTJ99
So here is a question for you guys. I have a...

So here is a question for you guys. I have a separate pool area with speakers. I have a spare cat6 cable running from my house basement to the pool area where there is currently a AudioSource...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-17-2013, 06:49 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 648
Posted By RichTJ99
Hi, I currently have an older AVR 890 & an...

Hi,

I currently have an older AVR 890 & an airport express, I am only using the AVR for music, no TV, its just for stereo audio distribution.

I bought a 8 zone splitter from monoprice & I have...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-31-2013, 08:38 PM
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Posted By RichTJ99
Check out PID 8230 on monoprice. I hope it will...

Check out PID 8230 on monoprice. I hope it will work since I already ordered it.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-31-2013, 07:40 PM
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Posted By RichTJ99
Sorry the one Jchin mentioned from monoprice. I...

Sorry the one Jchin mentioned from monoprice. I did order it so, hopefully I can get that working properly.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-31-2013, 12:25 PM
Replies: 7,256
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Posted By RichTJ99
You are right. I get cheap with wierd things. So...

You are right. I get cheap with wierd things. So I plug all my speakers into the monoprice thing, then how do I get this connected to the AVR890? Just plug two RCA's to one of the inputs on the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-30-2013, 08:31 PM
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Posted By RichTJ99
So I already put banana clips on the wires - I...

So I already put banana clips on the wires - I am using 16 gauge wire for the speakers. Is there some type of block I can plug it into when using the 6 speaker selector? So I dont need to throw away...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-27-2013, 08:52 AM
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Posted By RichTJ99
I am still on the fence on what to do. I have...

I am still on the fence on what to do. I have the receiver & cabling in the basement right next to the router, so having it on the network is appealing but I will have a longer term issue of having...
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