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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-10-2014, 07:28 PM
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Posted By wkearney99
No, if you've got an antenna connected directly...

No, if you've got an antenna connected directly to the TV and you're watching that signal then there's NO path for the receiver to apply any video overlay. All that's passed back to the receiver via...
Forum: Remote Control Area   11-10-2014, 06:50 PM
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Posted By wkearney99
I likewise recall reading something to that...

I likewise recall reading something to that effect with the IP interface. For very customized environments one alternative was to use an ethernet-to-serial converter and go into the Denon via the...
Forum: Xbox Area   11-10-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 590
Views: 113,558
Posted By wkearney99
This thread is likewise interesting: ...

This thread is likewise interesting:
https://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/e26857b1-8319-4598-9d90-e6e63b3578d6/extension-cable-for-v2?forum=kinectv2sdk

Even with using $700 optical...
Forum: Xbox Area   11-10-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 590
Views: 113,558
Posted By wkearney99
Ah, thanks, in which it states:

Ah, thanks, in which it states:
Forum: Xbox Area   11-10-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 590
Views: 113,558
Posted By wkearney99
Fwiw, a quick search over on a Kinect forum seems...

Fwiw, a quick search over on a Kinect forum seems to indicate using the sensor is VERY dependent upon higher-end USB3 requirements:...
Forum: Xbox Area   11-10-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 590
Views: 113,558
Posted By wkearney99
As I understand it, the Kinect imaging sensor...

As I understand it, the Kinect imaging sensor works both with visible light AND it's own IR illumination. This being independent of using IR to send signals to AV gear. Thus the IR lights coming on...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-10-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 2,202
Views: 918,893
Posted By wkearney99
I've never been a big fan of pulling a lot of...

I've never been a big fan of pulling a lot of room air directly in through the equipment. This can lead to a lot of dust being pulled into the gear. This makes it a hassle to keep them clean...
Forum: Xbox Area   11-10-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 590
Views: 113,558
Posted By wkearney99
Well, that's just odd. Does the Kinect for...

Well, that's just odd.

Does the Kinect for Windows SDK make any mention of controlling the IR blaster?

When the Kinect is plugged into a PC via the adapter what devices show up in Windows?...
Forum: Xbox Area   11-10-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 590
Views: 113,558
Posted By wkearney99
I'm assuming you mean the IR wasn't working...

I'm assuming you mean the IR wasn't working because the Kinect's blaster didn't have line-of-sight to the devices? Or is there something else, that the Kinect's USB blaster depends on "something...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   11-05-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 15,548
Views: 1,017,519
Posted By wkearney99
I use the timer on the TV to shut it down. I...

I use the timer on the TV to shut it down. I have one set at 2am.

Which happened right as I was wailing away during a Tiger Summoning Pits strike. Damn near had a heart attack figuring out WTF...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   11-05-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 15,548
Views: 1,017,519
Posted By wkearney99
Yep, bunch of fun, but a bit grind-y once you...

Yep, bunch of fun, but a bit grind-y once you complete the levels.

One suggestion, turn down the brightness on the TV and crank it up inside the game. I'd played a bunch and noticed a faint bit...
Forum: Remote Control Area   11-05-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 1,551
Views: 197,780
Posted By wkearney99
Denon E300 works here, along with an X3000. Both...

Denon E300 works here, along with an X3000. Both controlled via IP (and local IR). Note, you can contact jdsmoothie, an AVS member, for pretty good deals on Denon gear. Got mine from him and will...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   11-03-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 1,356
Views: 111,144
Posted By wkearney99
Just got one. Anyone else notice about 1/8 of...

Just got one. Anyone else notice about 1/8 of the bottom of videos played through plex tend to display wrong? Some sort of skipping or something where the bottom pixels are shifted (typically to...
Forum: Xbox Area   10-14-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 590
Views: 113,558
Posted By wkearney99
Bravo! Thank you so much for actually taking the...

Bravo! Thank you so much for actually taking the time to test it and post the results. Very encouraging.
Forum: Xbox Area   10-12-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 590
Views: 113,558
Posted By wkearney99
What point, exactly? Beyond griping, that is? ...

What point, exactly? Beyond griping, that is? Seriously, they sell this as a console, not as a general purpose box. So complaining about some need for drivers is kind of pointless. That's not the...
Forum: Xbox Area   10-12-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 590
Views: 113,558
Posted By wkearney99
Bear in mind that with the original Kinect there...

Bear in mind that with the original Kinect there were significant lens differences between the PC and the console versions. Rightly so as each needed different optics to deal with the field of...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   10-09-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 199,614
Posted By wkearney99
Didja miss the 'homemade' part? :) I'm...

Didja miss the 'homemade' part? :)

I'm guessing they're some soft-close drawer slides?

Nice look.
Forum: Tweaks and Do-It-Yourself   10-05-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 39,510
Posted By wkearney99
I take it those bricks are hollow inside? The...

I take it those bricks are hollow inside? The picture you posted is showing one laid on it's side? Or are they laid that way in the wall, with the open cavities facing out (not up)? If they're...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-05-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 9,438
Views: 726,407
Posted By wkearney99
Oh yeah, nevermind the wifi. The newer models......

Oh yeah, nevermind the wifi. The newer models... you really want to watch out for that, even though you don't think it'd matter, configure it anyway even if you know you're not going to use it.
...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-05-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 9,438
Views: 726,407
Posted By wkearney99
1. what "can access" the internet? Another...

1. what "can access" the internet? Another computer? How is that connected in relation to the Denon?
2. yank the power for at least 5 minutes, make SURE if you have WiFi that it's configured to...
Forum: Tweaks and Do-It-Yourself   10-05-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 39,510
Posted By wkearney99
Please consider using a web browser like Chrome...

Please consider using a web browser like Chrome or something that supports spell checking. Especially with it set for the language of the website you're using. They'll show a red underline beneath...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-04-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 9,438
Views: 726,407
Posted By wkearney99
Then look into the equivalent Marantz models. ...

Then look into the equivalent Marantz models. They're similar units but Marantz models have different circuits for pre-amp stages (the specifics of which I cannot recall) that often lend them to...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   10-01-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 15,548
Views: 1,017,519
Posted By wkearney99
I did not have to buy any additional hardware. I...

I did not have to buy any additional hardware. I may have used some of my own lag screws. I don't recall if I used the spacers or not, I don't think I had to use any. There were a ton of screws...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-30-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 1,771
Views: 145,461
Posted By wkearney99
Two years? How about never? Barring an...

Two years? How about never?

Barring an outright defect in the core functionality of the device I've rarely (never?) seen any firmware updates for features like apps. I naively hoped the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-30-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 1,771
Views: 145,461
Posted By wkearney99
Which is fair to say of just about all in-device...

Which is fair to say of just about all in-device apps, isn't it? TVs, DVRs, AVRs, etc.

Other than devices actually intended to run apps like Roku, etc or tablets, most consumer electronic...
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