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Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-24-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 38
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Posted By Sturmie
Thanks for the info...I'll check out the NIC...

Thanks for the info...I'll check out the NIC settings tonight. I have everything in my house hardwired into a TRENDnet 16-port gigabit switch...maybe I should only put the HTPCs and the ETH6 on...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-23-2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 644
Posted By Sturmie
So, over the weekend I updated the setup on my...

So, over the weekend I updated the setup on my HTPCs. Basically, I went with the manual setup and did the following:

HTPC1 = Tuners 1 + 2
HTPC2 = Tuners 3 + 4
HTPC3 = Tuner 5
HTPC4 = Tuner 6...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-18-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 644
Posted By Sturmie
Well, now there's an idea...a lot of what I...

Well, now there's an idea...a lot of what I record is OTA (nightly news, talk shows, etc.), so that's something to consider for sure.

Thanks for the other info as well too.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-18-2015, 06:29 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 644
Posted By Sturmie
Gotcha...thanks for that link, it's actually...

Gotcha...thanks for that link, it's actually pretty helpful.

It's weird though, they seem to contradict themselves...in one statement they say "dynamic tuner pooling" for multiple WMCs and in the...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-17-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 644
Posted By Sturmie
Do I have to do anything "special" to use tuner...

Do I have to do anything "special" to use tuner pooling with the 6 ETH? Or with WMC? I just ran though the default Ceton package install and WMC TV signal setup.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-17-2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 644
Posted By Sturmie
I believe I have the latest "stable" release -...

I believe I have the latest "stable" release - 14.10.3.163, hardware version 7359. It doesn't look like there are any "beta" updates available.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-17-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 644
Posted By Sturmie
WMC might do good job, but I've noticed it not...

WMC might do good job, but I've noticed it not pulling the dynamic tuners properly from my Ceton 6 ETH...which is why I started this thread in the first place. Maybe removing the Ceton software...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-17-2015, 06:24 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 644
Posted By Sturmie
A couple updates. First off, Ceton did in...

A couple updates.

First off, Ceton did in fact think that I had a PCIe InfiniTV 4 as well, which is where some of the confusion with them came from...I've corrected them, so we'll see what they...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-16-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 644
Posted By Sturmie
Yeah, I'd use extenders if I didn't have a need...

Yeah, I'd use extenders if I didn't have a need to use Media Browser for all of my local content (movies, TV and home movies)...the extenders don't always support all of the codecs I need.

Thanks,...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-16-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 644
Posted By Sturmie
Ok, so it looks like I don't have Network...

Ok, so it looks like I don't have Network Bridging enabled...which is what I thought. So, what the heck is Ceton support talking about?

And yes, I only have the 6 ETH...that's it.

I think what...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-16-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 644
Posted By Sturmie
That's all I did...I just installed the Ceton...

That's all I did...I just installed the Ceton software and then ran through the WMC setup. Like I said, I originally thought that the tuners were "dynamic". How do I tell if I have "Networking...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-16-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 644
Posted By Sturmie
It works for me about 80% of the time, but that...

It works for me about 80% of the time, but that other 20% I get "weak signal" and/or "no tuner available" errors and my live TV drops out or a show doesn't record. It's been happening since day 1 of...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-16-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 644
Posted By Sturmie
Thanks...yeah, originally, I thought that the...

Thanks...yeah, originally, I thought that the tuners were dynamic, but I'm realizing now that they're not. I MIGHT be able to do an extender on one of the other 3 TVs (PC3 is the TV behind our bar...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-16-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 644
Posted By Sturmie
Ceton InfiniTV 6 ETH + 5 HTPC Setup

I've been having issues with my Ceton 6 ETH where I'm getting "weak signal" or "no tuner available" errors. I opened a ticket with Ceton, sent them all of the data collection info as part of their...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-04-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,123
Posted By Sturmie
Cool...thanks. I'll give that a shot...finally...

Cool...thanks. I'll give that a shot...finally gonna have some time to watch this week's Sons Of Anarchy tonight :).
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-04-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,123
Posted By Sturmie
Is that a preset option? I haven't played around...

Is that a preset option? I haven't played around that much yet. I used the settings I posted above, but set the "Black Detail" to "medium" instead of "low"...I had it on "high" for a day or too,...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-02-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,123
Posted By Sturmie
I found these in an Amazon review...was going to...

I found these in an Amazon review...was going to try them tonight:

Auto Brightness Control: Off
Backlight: 56
Brightness: 53
Contrast: 50
Color: 43
Tint: -2
Sharpness: 0
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-01-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,123
Posted By Sturmie
Vizio M801i-A3 calibration?

Anyone have any good links and/info on calibrating the levels for the the Vizio M801i-A3? I just got mine on Friday and was hoping to tweak it a bit.

Thanks.

Sturmie
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   11-12-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 410
Posted By Sturmie
Yeah, it did work...had to use a Tripplite...

Yeah, it did work...had to use a Tripplite booster on the display end, but it did actually get signal. I have the Actiontec transmitter/receiver coming today...if that doesn't work like I want it...
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   11-11-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 410
Posted By Sturmie
Ok, I've heard that replacing the HDMI connector...

Ok, I've heard that replacing the HDMI connector really isn't an option. So, I'm looking at wireless options now. That being said, I have a need to take the secondary display (HDMI out) from a...
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   11-11-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 410
Posted By Sturmie
Replace HDMI Connector

Does anyone know what type of repair person can replace a connector for an HDMI cable? I talked to the home theater guy who fished some wire for me earlier this year, but he didn't know how.

I...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 598
Posted By Sturmie
Ok, so after an hour+ of troubleshooting, I...

Ok, so after an hour+ of troubleshooting, I decided to call Yamaha today and got a very nice support rep who really knew what he was talking about. Essentially, you were right, kikkenit2, you can...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-29-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 598
Posted By Sturmie
Ok, so I played around with this a little more...

Ok, so I played around with this a little more tonight and I have some questions. I have the 4 in-wall speakers plugged into the 2 x fronts and 2 x surround (not the back surround) outputs and the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-28-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 598
Posted By Sturmie
Great, thanks...I'll give it a shot.

Great, thanks...I'll give it a shot.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-27-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 598
Posted By Sturmie
Ok, so I've been playing around with the Yamaha...

Ok, so I've been playing around with the Yamaha 677 for a bit now and maybe I misunderstood what "multi-zone" meant.

I can't seem to ONLY play something like Spotify in zone 2 (patio)...it always...
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