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Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-17-2013, 01:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,204
Posted By JDthird
No joy with hdmiyo.... I'll see if anyone...

No joy with hdmiyo....

I'll see if anyone has a switch like ones I remember seeing recommended in the past that were in the $30 to $40 range rather than $120. Otherwise I'll just deal with...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-17-2013, 12:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,204
Posted By JDthird
Thanks Hammerdwn. Downloaded hdmiyo and...

Thanks Hammerdwn. Downloaded hdmiyo and installed - so i'll see what happens next time things time out. Should know inside an hour. I'll report back.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-17-2013, 11:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,204
Posted By JDthird
Yeah, doubt it's anything between receiver and...

Yeah, doubt it's anything between receiver and TV - I have Xbox 360, PS3, Wii-U, and Uverse all running HDMI through it and I never have a problem switching anywhere except back to the PC...

I...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-16-2013, 07:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,204
Posted By JDthird
Been using a home theater PC since my first HDTV...

Been using a home theater PC since my first HDTV in 1999, but this is the first time now I've used a receiver as an HDMI switch.

I have an Alienware X51 with the GTX 660 in it, and it works great...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-01-2013, 10:22 AM
Replies: 912
Views: 59,560
Posted By JDthird
I downloaded the firmware to my RMBP but my...

I downloaded the firmware to my RMBP but my stick is formatted Fat 32 for compatibility (I also use a lot of windows machines). It was a 32 GB stick almost totally full, about 50 files and folders...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-29-2013, 08:06 PM
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Views: 59,560
Posted By JDthird
By the way, for anyone with the HDMI issue with...

By the way, for anyone with the HDMI issue with a PC that I asked about above, I thought I'd try the opposite settings and see if the answer at least for me could really be this simple, and it was....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-28-2013, 06:58 AM
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Views: 59,560
Posted By JDthird
Finally got my speakers yesterday so I put...

Finally got my speakers yesterday so I put everything into play with my V773. Had it temporarily on a box right in front of the shelf where it goes to test everything, and it all worked. But last...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-20-2013, 06:12 PM
Replies: 912
Views: 59,560
Posted By JDthird
I had a friend recommend the Energy Take Classic...

I had a friend recommend the Energy Take Classic 5.1 speakers for it, but the way my TV and stand and such are, I don't have a good spot for things, so I wanted something with stands. Some digging...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-20-2013, 11:05 AM
Replies: 912
Views: 59,560
Posted By JDthird
Not an audiophile - but I did grab it at new egg...

Not an audiophile - but I did grab it at new egg since, as you said, it's a no brainer at that price.

I've been doing home theater PC's since the end of 1998 when I got my first MItsubishi 60"...
Forum: Remote Control Area   02-26-2013, 09:06 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,250
Posted By JDthird
They look gorgeous! Thank you!

They look gorgeous! Thank you!
Forum: Remote Control Area   02-22-2013, 03:51 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,250
Posted By JDthird
Thanks for these icons. They look fantastic!...

Thanks for these icons. They look fantastic! Been using the Harmony Touch since it came out (and a few years of the Harmony One before that) but I've never bothered with customizing the look before....
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-03-2009, 04:32 PM
Replies: 5,040
Views: 890,731
Posted By JDthird
I've been dealing with someone at Dell HQ ever...

I've been dealing with someone at Dell HQ ever since I sent a nastygram to the president of consumer products at Dell. Since that email, they've been keeping me posted on things. The voicemail they...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-03-2009, 02:05 PM
Replies: 595
Views: 78,379
Posted By JDthird
Order placed 11/12/09 6850e processor ...

Order placed 11/12/09
6850e processor
discrete 4330
Blu-ray (no)
Wireless (none)
HD (320GB)
RAM (3GB)
Initial delivery date was 12/1/09 revised to 12/8/09 now.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-22-2009, 11:54 AM
Replies: 5,040
Views: 890,731
Posted By JDthird
Mine is showing that I'll get it right after...

Mine is showing that I'll get it right after thanksgiving. We'll see if they really ship on time or not.

I got the highest CPU as well as the 4330 discrete video upgrade.

I'm replacing my Dell...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   07-19-2005, 03:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 161
Posted By JDthird
I can watch things like news, DVD's, movies,...

I can watch things like news, DVD's, movies, etc, and things look beautiful.
Running with a Media Center 2005 PC using DirecTV via Svideo to the computer, and VGA to the plasma.

But commercials...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   12-28-2004, 12:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 716
Posted By JDthird
Thanks for the reply. As far as the...

Thanks for the reply.

As far as the stretching, I'll have to play to see what it does in different resolution modes. When I first started playing, I simply plugged my tablet PC into it, so I was...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   12-28-2004, 10:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 716
Posted By JDthird
I've got my new plasma hanging on the wall, and...

I've got my new plasma hanging on the wall, and have my computer hooked up to it. I'm running a Media Center 2005 home theater PC into the computer input.

Works great, looks great, everything I...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   12-17-2004, 04:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 905
Posted By JDthird
Now *that* was a quick reply. :) Thanks! ...

Now *that* was a quick reply. :)

Thanks!

John
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   12-17-2004, 04:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 905
Posted By JDthird
Can anyone with a Panny tell me how the TV mates...

Can anyone with a Panny tell me how the TV mates to the mount?

From the PDF documents, it looks as if there are four male projections on the back of the TV that are inserted into the female spots...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   12-14-2004, 01:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 905
Posted By JDthird
Awesome! Thanks!

Awesome!

Thanks!
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   12-14-2004, 12:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 905
Posted By JDthird
My brother in law owns a machine shop, and owes...

My brother in law owns a machine shop, and owes me a favor for fixing his computers every time the kids blow them up with a virus.

So I figured I'd have him custom make me a wall mount with some...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   12-14-2004, 12:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 86
Posted By JDthird
I'm replacing my Mitsu RPTV (6 years old now)...

I'm replacing my Mitsu RPTV (6 years old now) with a Panny plasma.

I have a friend buying the Mitsu and the whole wall unit that fits around it.

I was using the HD input on the Mitsu with my...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-31-2002, 06:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 236
Posted By JDthird
I'm running Dscaler 3.1.0 and have a question...

I'm running Dscaler 3.1.0 and have a question regarding the way to set it for best picture.
I'm running a directivo (standard NTSC satellite) into an Osprey 100 capture card via svideo. I'm also...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-26-2002, 06:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 327
Posted By JDthird
Hmmm... I had the correct utility version. Can...

Hmmm... I had the correct utility version. Can anyone who's gotten this to work in xp look at the help section of the dvdutil and tell me if their version talks about xp RC1 and RC2? And that same...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-25-2002, 06:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 327
Posted By JDthird
I didn't realize that was a patched version of...

I didn't realize that was a patched version of the 122 bios. Downloaded it and will give it a shot.

Thanks!

John

now if I could just figure out the power strip settings my 1st gen...
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