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Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-18-2014, 06:14 PM
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Posted By brickie
The Raspberry Pi, is great for what it is..Played...

The Raspberry Pi, is great for what it is..Played anything I threw at it. the painful part was the backgrounds being able to keep up changing while browsing my large library.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-17-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 731
Posted By brickie
Seems like this thing would be the perfect XBMC...

Seems like this thing would be the perfect XBMC machine!For anyone that has specifically used this with XBMC, how does it perform as far as the browsing thru your library,etc.. Even the Raspberry Pi...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-17-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 731
Posted By brickie
Just curious, could you install windows 7 on this?

Just curious, could you install windows 7 on this?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-22-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,597
Posted By brickie
What about Flirc. Simply the best thing since...

What about Flirc. Simply the best thing since slice bread.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-14-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 3,276
Views: 613,051
Posted By brickie
http://wiki.xbmc.org/?title=SMB/Windows I...

http://wiki.xbmc.org/?title=SMB/Windows

I just did a quick search for smb shares not showing up and this is the top page google came up with from last month. Hope there is some info here to get...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-14-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 3,276
Views: 613,051
Posted By brickie
Actually not sure what is wrong..but I believe...

Actually not sure what is wrong..but I believe when I was cruising the xbmc forums on their website,others have reported problems picking up shares. I would go there and check to see if there's some...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-13-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 3,276
Views: 613,051
Posted By brickie
Was just gonna comment on another Gotham feature...

Was just gonna comment on another Gotham feature I'm loving now. How they handle "movie sets" . Had a few sets in the past that didn't quite work right and was always a pain to fix. The new way to...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-12-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 3,276
Views: 613,051
Posted By brickie
Good to know for the future!! Another...

Good to know for the future!! Another question..Upgraded to Gotham and I'm really liking this. My question is though, has anybody else notice what seems to me to be a MUCH improved picture and sound...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-10-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 3,276
Views: 613,051
Posted By brickie
Wow! Never saw it..So it would have essentially...

Wow! Never saw it..So it would have essentially took my 6 hard drives and made them show as 1 JBOD(hard drive) when surfing for movies to watch?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-10-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 3,276
Views: 613,051
Posted By brickie
Maybe it's just me, but did XBMC finally add a...

Maybe it's just me, but did XBMC finally add a way to have multiple source(hard drives) appear as one link natively? Just saw what appears to be that option..Or just wondering if it's always been...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-06-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 338
Posted By brickie
Thanks for response..Yeah that is how I will...

Thanks for response..Yeah that is how I will start to handle things,or should I say let it handle things..

Thanks
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-06-2014, 12:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 338
Posted By brickie
Just curious if there is a "proper" way to add...

Just curious if there is a "proper" way to add movies in this situation? I currently have 6 hard drives in my server that Drive Pool makes into 1 hard drive of course. Just wondering if it's best to...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-11-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 1,368
Views: 206,047
Posted By brickie
Z-mad, just wanted to chime in on the pc mode...

Z-mad, just wanted to chime in on the pc mode settings..They were ok on my set but the game mode settings are most definitely the sweet spot, at least on my set. Didn't notice any SOE with pc...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-04-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 1,368
Views: 206,047
Posted By brickie
Z-mad, your settings from post 1332(right above)...

Z-mad, your settings from post 1332(right above) really look good on my set. For me it seems colors are richer and black level is better. Image is darker which i prefer..Is this what you noticed on...
Forum: Community News & Polls   04-04-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 67,919
Posted By brickie
Quote:Originally Posted by R...

Quote:Originally Posted by R Harkness http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1525580/ht-of-the-month-ultimate-bass/30#post_24564421)

I can appreciate Rob's...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-15-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,351
Posted By brickie
When I built my house back in 2005, the prices...

When I built my house back in 2005, the prices they were quoting me were more than that. And being in construction for 20 yrs I can tell you that builders rip people off big time. As someone said,...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   03-09-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 19,724
Posted By brickie
Gotcha..So glad for me personally that after...

Gotcha..So glad for me personally that after being a tweaker with my earlier htpc's I now have learned to just enjoy what I have. Picture to me looks as good as anything I have seen pretty much....
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   03-07-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 19,724
Posted By brickie
Not sure why more people don't use laptops for...

Not sure why more people don't use laptops for their media playback duties. Got my I3 last year for $240ish and it plays everything I throw at it thru the awesome XBMC interface.Just a thought. Even...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   03-07-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 16,809
Posted By brickie
Not surprised..The only box I've heard that runs...

Not surprised..The only box I've heard that runs android based XBMC decently is Ouya. Now I haven't seen it in person but from what I hear most people claim it is quite good. If I was going to go...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-22-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 924
Posted By brickie
I'll 3rd comments. Haven't used my Pi in about...

I'll 3rd comments. Haven't used my Pi in about 5-6 months for reasons mentioned.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-20-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 969
Posted By brickie
I use it on a windows 8.1 and a windows 7...

I use it on a windows 8.1 and a windows 7 machine.The basic confluence skin was okay, but what sold me me on it was when I moved to a custom version of it.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-20-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 969
Posted By brickie
Use it on Windows based machine, and skin I use...

Use it on Windows based machine, and skin I use is Confluence modified. It's a custom skin based off confluence.Tried most but it was just my favorite.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-20-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 3,276
Views: 613,051
Posted By brickie
Actually should have quoted groove 93, but yeah...

Actually should have quoted groove 93, but yeah I believe you made a great choice.If slow and steady won the race, it would get the gold! LOL http://files.avsforum.com/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-20-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 3,276
Views: 613,051
Posted By brickie
True, DTS 5.1 playback is capable. I was doing...

True, DTS 5.1 playback is capable. I was doing it without a hitch. As for the slowness of the interface...I would have to respectfully disagree with you. I used Raspbmc and for the cost of the Pi it...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-19-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 3,276
Views: 613,051
Posted By brickie
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by quicknick http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1294647/xbmc-media-center-setup-guide-knowlege-base-support/3090#post_24380714)

What...
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