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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-19-2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 411
Posted By blackangst
I notice you need a Harmony remote :p

I notice you need a Harmony remote :p
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-23-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 219
Posted By blackangst
Since making those changes i can't complain about...

Since making those changes i can't complain about this:
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-23-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 219
Posted By blackangst
Doesn't matter - madVR will handle the switching...

Doesn't matter - madVR will handle the switching of refresh rates automatically. I leave mine at 60Hz (though 50Hz works eqaully as well), smoother performance on front-ends (Kodi, Emby etc),...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-22-2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 219
Posted By blackangst
Thanks guys one more question... I'll set my...

Thanks guys one more question... I'll set my receiver to auto so it'll display what it gets over hdmi from the htpc... But what about the Intel graphics settings? What do i set those to? Or does it...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-22-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 219
Posted By blackangst
Thank you steelman...so in madVR just set it for...

Thank you steelman...so in madVR just set it for 23.97 and be done with it?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-22-2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 219
Posted By blackangst
Question Haswell on board graphics, JRiver, and 23.97

So Ive upgraded my HTPC to a Haswell cpu (i7 4600 graphics chip). Now that Intel has finally fixed the 23.97 issue, my question is...how to properly set it up? As a note, my HTPC is ONLY used for...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   04-13-2015, 09:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 456
Posted By blackangst
+1

+1
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-25-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 646
Posted By blackangst
I installed SP1, and turned off updates. Ive also...

I installed SP1, and turned off updates. Ive also got a full version of McAfee security and Malwarebytes, but I dont do ANYTHING except audio/video.
Forum: Speakers   03-17-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 230
Posted By blackangst
Yes. I prefer the module type add-ons like...

Yes. I prefer the module type add-ons like http://www.crutchfield.com/p_735A60/Definitive-Technology-A60-Elevation-Module.html?tp=190&awkw=80944998265&awat=pla&awnw=g&awcr=50442431065&awdv=c. Im...
Forum: Speakers   03-16-2015, 08:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 230
Posted By blackangst
Everything Ive read says if youve got low...

Everything Ive read says if youve got low ceilings (like, under 12' or so which you appear to have) its best to have the reflective type Atmos modules instead of direct speakers. Ive read with direct...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   02-05-2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,118
Posted By blackangst
Yes. 218 speakers total, 48 in the ceiling.

Yes. 218 speakers total, 48 in the ceiling.
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   01-27-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,118
Posted By blackangst
I live in Phoenix, which has 2 Atmos theaters....

I live in Phoenix, which has 2 Atmos theaters. Ive seen the new Hobbit and American Sniper in Atmos, and all I can say is it is simply AMAZING. Even my wife and my mother, who wouldnt know the...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-04-2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 207
Posted By blackangst
Sandy Bridge ---> Haswell worth it? (kind of a JRiver question)

So I bought JRiver and absolutely love it. Ive currently got it set up for Red October standard (so its using DirectShow filters) but would love to use the HQ option. Ive tested it, and it does...
Forum: Remote Control Area   11-02-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 536
Views: 82,965
Posted By blackangst
My local Costcos are carrying the Touch for $169...

My local Costcos are carrying the Touch for $169 right now. My 880 is failing and Im considering getting one. Sure I will miss the buttons, but thats just an adjustment. I was considering the 650,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-02-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 241
Posted By blackangst
Thanks the reply guys. And yes I understand I...

Thanks the reply guys. And yes I understand I won't hear a difference except at higher levels, but that's why I'm upgrading. Movies are fine but music at higher levels becomes a bit muddy, and highs...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-01-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 241
Posted By blackangst
Use non-bridgable 2 channel Emo for center channel?

I posted an earlier thread about possibly upgrading my main speakers, but after some testing Ive decided I just need more power to my mains (Polk RTi10's...very power hungry). Im replacing my Emo...
Forum: Speakers   09-01-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 480
Posted By blackangst
Thanks for the reply bluewizard. What Im...

Thanks for the reply bluewizard.

What Im getting from the polks is a somewhat flat hollow sound. But, this is pretty common with music for the RTi line. They really are more of a theater speaker...
Forum: Speakers   09-01-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 480
Posted By blackangst
Thats a great idea I hadnt thought of...I believe...

Thats a great idea I hadnt thought of...I believe I can run MCACC and specify just the fronts. Ill have to give that a shot.
Forum: Speakers   09-01-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 480
Posted By blackangst
Mid level upgrade suggestions...totally lost

I really dont like these types of threads but here I am making one lol

With my current system I use it about 60/40 for theater/music. I am completely happy with my setup for theater; however,...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-21-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,379
Posted By blackangst
Guys, I didnt intend on this becoming a pissing...

Guys, I didnt intend on this becoming a pissing match for whether or not codecs were necessary or not. It looks like I got my answer. For me, and people like me, who use WMC primarily, codec packs,...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-20-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,379
Posted By blackangst
I dont believe LAV itself will allow subtitles in...

I dont believe LAV itself will allow subtitles in WMC. If not using shark, if memory serves, you need xy-something filter and win7D-something filter. Then they have to be configured.
Forum: Speakers   07-20-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 40,549
Views: 1,991,974
Posted By blackangst
I recently expanded my current setup from 5.1 to...

I recently expanded my current setup from 5.1 to 7.1, and picked up a pair of RTi8's for my rears on a sale at Frys I happenstanced upon...$320 for the pair! They fit perfectly with the rest of my...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-20-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,379
Posted By blackangst
Lets talk codecs

So Ive been running essentially the same HTPC setup for about 5 years. Ive got an i3 box using on board graphics connected via HDMI to my receiver. Im using WMC7, and prefer it due to Ive got the WMC...
Forum: Speakers   04-23-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 112
Posted By blackangst
Ive got a 5.1 setup right now, and thinking...

Ive got a 5.1 setup right now, and thinking about adding 2 back channels as Ive got the room behind the listening area (about 8' back). Im currently using Polk FXi A6 for surrounds (sides,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-08-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 1
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Posted By blackangst
Should be great since it supports 4k. Solid...

Should be great since it supports 4k. Solid receiver.
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