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Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-24-2016, 09:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 66
Posted By metropole
Goo to know. I am planning to use a new 16 port...

Goo to know. I am planning to use a new 16 port switch as my main switch connected to a firewall. I am actually replacing a GS108T. I also have the Netgear 5 port in another room.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-23-2016, 11:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 66
Posted By metropole
Netgear GSS116 switch performance - OK?

I need more room and need to replace my GS108 with a 16 port switch.

I like the form factor of the Netgear GSs116:
http://support.netgear.com/product/gss116e

Does this switch offer sufficient...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   12-13-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 3,486
Views: 356,488
Posted By metropole
So, the warning is pretty much a function of lamp...

So, the warning is pretty much a function of lamp hours?

I noticed that the greys aren't great. Not sure if this is real or just an imagination.
Could this be a sign of a lamp needing...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   11-15-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 3,486
Views: 356,488
Posted By metropole
I got for the first time a "Replace Lamp/Filter"...

I got for the first time a "Replace Lamp/Filter" message when powering on.
Is this a simple timer function or does the projector actually detect issues?
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   10-22-2015, 06:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 125
Posted By metropole
Doing some google searches show that some people...

Doing some google searches show that some people did run into some challenges.

Can the Xfinity app run on a appleTV? AppleTV is not much more than the ipad video adapter to try out.
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   10-20-2015, 06:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 125
Posted By metropole
no, an ipad does not have video out. Therefore, I...

no, an ipad does not have video out. Therefore, I am thinking about using the A1422 adapter. But I am also considering a AppleTV. However, I am not sure if the Xfinity app works on AppleTV.
Also, I...
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   10-19-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 125
Posted By metropole
How to play Xfinity through Ipad2 ona projecotr?

Comcast dropped xfinity support for the Xbox. Therefore, I need a new way streaming Xfinity onDemand to my display. My main setup is a WIn7 MediaCenter with XBOX extender.

I am thinking that using...
Forum: Tweaks and Do-It-Yourself   10-03-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 503
Posted By metropole
I am back at the backup power for security camera...

I am back at the backup power for security camera project.

Meanwhile, I found a China vendor with a product that would fit:...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-15-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 265
Posted By metropole
I got it somehow to work again. Reboot didn't...

I got it somehow to work again. Reboot didn't work. Here is what I did:
- stop media center
- start PwoerDVD standalone
- did not work
- kill all PowerDVD processes
- start PowerDVD standalone...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-15-2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 178
Posted By metropole
I guess, straight it is. :-) Any thoughts on...

I guess, straight it is. :-)

Any thoughts on the with? Is 120" with still ok?
The 120" wide model has 23" wide seats but larger armrests. The 116" model has 24" wide seats with much narrower...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-15-2015, 07:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 265
Posted By metropole
PowerDVD 11 no longer playing newer BlueRay's

Hi,

I was wondering if PowerDVD 11 reached end of life?

I have a PowerDVD 11 that does no longer play newer BlueRay's. No error, just doesn't play.

The same setup does play older BlueRay's...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-14-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 178
Posted By metropole
Forgot to mention another minor factor. I...

Forgot to mention another minor factor.

I have currently a 71" wide, 25" high furniture behind the sofa. I am thinking that I need to move the seats 4" away from the furniture to clear the top...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-14-2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 178
Posted By metropole
Straight or curved theater seat row?

I have currently a sofa that I am going to replace with theater seats.
Viewing distance is 13 ft. Head to screen (the seating is roughly in the middle of the room)
Screen is 110"

I am debating...
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   08-11-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,207
Posted By metropole
I could go larger, but Sienna allows me to walk...

I could go larger, but Sienna allows me to walk around on both sides. Sienna appears to have a wide seating surface (24"). Which is more than some wider seats. It appears that the Sienna makes up for...
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   08-10-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,207
Posted By metropole
Great. I think I will order the Sienna. Was also...

Great. I think I will order the Sienna. Was also looking at Octane's.


Where did you buy the seats from?
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   08-09-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,207
Posted By metropole
How about your back-row Sienna's? I am...

How about your back-row Sienna's? I am considering them to make a new configuration possible?
I think that model is not as high? Still good for your height? Wearing well? Quick motor action?
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   08-07-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 861
Posted By metropole
Well, blind for some. I did try out the HTMarket...

Well, blind for some. I did try out the HTMarket seats in store. Seem comfortable.

But I am still trying to get my questions answered.
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   08-07-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 861
Posted By metropole
So, here is my final choice based on online and...

So, here is my final choice based on online and forum research.

I would appreciate if anyone has some input as I am buying "blind":

HT Design Southampton Home Theater Seating Top Grain Leather:...
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   08-05-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,207
Posted By metropole
Are the seats wearing well? How is the leather?

Are the seats wearing well? How is the leather?
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   08-04-2015, 06:13 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,207
Posted By metropole
I am considering the Venetian as well. Also...

I am considering the Venetian as well. Also looking at Rialto, High Roller and some others.
Is the Venetian working out? How about the eat height. It is specified as 45". I am bit concerned about...
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   08-02-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,712
Posted By metropole
Hi, My apologies for reactivating an old...

Hi,

My apologies for reactivating an old thread. But I cam across the Rialto. It might be a good fit for my setup. I am looking at the standard height.
How is the quality of the chair?
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   08-01-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 861
Posted By metropole
Yes. just did a search for a all the quick ship...

Yes. just did a search for a all the quick ship models on various sites to come up with previous list:
Here it is: http://www.****************/berkline-12023-home-theater-seats/18/398

Things are...
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   07-28-2015, 06:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 861
Posted By metropole
So far, I came across several brands with models...

So far, I came across several brands with models that seem to be stocked in QuickShip:

No-Name
Seatcraft
Octane
Barcalounger
Palliser (limited)
Berkline (limited)
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   07-26-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 861
Posted By metropole
About 5ft 11inches, proportional, normal build. I...

About 5ft 11inches, proportional, normal build. I am somewhat close to a large projection screen. I imagine I would sit against the chair back. Depending on the recline possibly not fully reclined...
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   07-25-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 861
Posted By metropole
Please help me find home theater seats...

I want to replace a sectional in my media room with home theater seats. Looks like there are a lot of choices out there in a wide budget range. It looks like I have to order online as there is little...
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