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Forum: HTPC - Mac Chat   09-12-2009, 10:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,208
Posted By beowulf1877
Yes its okay, I personally did not like it. The...

Yes its okay, I personally did not like it. The mouse was WAY to small and did not provide multitouch features. It has its own multitouch type stuff which is okay, but i didn't care for it.
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Forum: Rear Projection Units   06-01-2009, 07:15 PM
Replies: 2,602
Views: 461,839
Posted By beowulf1877
Thank you for the information on this forum and...

Thank you for the information on this forum and for those that had to suffer to make getting our TV's repaired easier. I got the dreaded Shadow on saturday and after find this thread I immediately...
Forum: HTPC - Mac Chat   12-16-2008, 07:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,851
Posted By beowulf1877
8-core Mac Pro is the HTPC I am using, before I...

8-core Mac Pro is the HTPC I am using, before I get reamed for over kill. I use it for much, much more. But its hooked up to my Sammy 61" DLP, plays beautiful!! All 1080 content I have thrown at it,...
Forum: HTPC - Mac Chat   12-15-2008, 08:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,851
Posted By beowulf1877
LOL, well playing Blu-Ray is out of the question...

LOL, well playing Blu-Ray is out of the question at least for the moment. HD content however is plentiful, and having switched from PC Htpc to MacHTPC I am MUCH more pleased with Mac. But hey thats...
Forum: HTPC - Mac Chat   12-05-2008, 12:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,138
Posted By beowulf1877
Yes I am sorry, drugged up on Oxycoton trying to...

Yes I am sorry, drugged up on Oxycoton trying to be technical doesn't always work. But I think the message got through
Forum: HTPC - Mac Chat   12-04-2008, 08:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,138
Posted By beowulf1877
Well its a two sided street. With any TV using a...

Well its a two sided street. With any TV using a DVI you MIGHT run into possible handshaking issues. Easily fixed however. The RS232 port on the back of your TV cannot handle the refresh rates from...
Forum: HTPC - Mac Chat   12-04-2008, 03:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,427
Posted By beowulf1877
Yeah if you want to build a computer that runs...

Yeah if you want to build a computer that runs like crap, build a Windows machine, otherwise BUY a REAL mac and do some good.

There is a reason Mac OS only runs on good equipment. BECAUSE its...
Forum: HTPC - Mac Chat   11-30-2008, 08:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 756
Posted By beowulf1877
1.Try changing the channel on your wireless to...

1.Try changing the channel on your wireless to either 1 or 11, if you have other Cordless devises in the house that run at 2.4 it may simply be interference.

2Clarify this a bit more? You are...
Forum: HTPC - Mac Chat   11-19-2008, 08:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,478
Posted By beowulf1877
Since nobody has answered I will try giving this...

Since nobody has answered I will try giving this a try.

First your PS3 does not like our Macs. I have yet to be successful in getting my PS3 to stream from my mac. Hell even when I had a PC HTPC...
Forum: HTPC - Mac Chat   11-16-2008, 09:38 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 63,556
Posted By beowulf1877
I would like see me more Remote apps out there...

I would like see me more Remote apps out there too. I for one would love to see a wireless to IR converter box or software app, something as I too would like to be able to control ALL of my house...
Forum: HTPC - Mac Chat   11-06-2008, 04:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,292
Posted By beowulf1877
I honestly dont know why it is what it is. I...

I honestly dont know why it is what it is. I just know that it is what it is. I am assuming you have a new type rear projection? DLP or led lamp? Mine is a Samsung DLP rear, very small cabinet, TV...
Forum: HTPC - Mac Chat   11-06-2008, 07:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,292
Posted By beowulf1877
I took a piece of barstock and wedged it inside...

I took a piece of barstock and wedged it inside the cabinet to help push the top right corner forward a bit. Works for now, just have to remember its there, if/when I move the TV or change the bulbs...
Forum: HTPC - Mac Chat   11-05-2008, 12:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,292
Posted By beowulf1877
Yeah turn overscan off. That will bring the...

Yeah turn overscan off. That will bring the entire screen into view, however, might make a one inch border around your screen on the TV.

The switchresx will be LOOOONG process unless you can find...
Forum: HTPC - Mac Chat   11-04-2008, 07:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,292
Posted By beowulf1877
You problem isn't the mac mini. Test this by...

You problem isn't the mac mini. Test this by swapping the mini's around and seeing if the same issue followes the mini in question or stays with the TV.

To me it sounds like a possible...
Forum: HTPC - Mac Chat   10-27-2008, 02:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,880
Posted By beowulf1877
Welcome and welcome to the mac world. First...

Welcome and welcome to the mac world.

First you need STORAGE and lots of it. Itunes will share you library so that isn't a big deal. Now as I have recently started riping my DVD's down, I have...
Forum: HTPC - Mac Chat   09-30-2008, 07:56 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 169,436
Posted By beowulf1877
1 vote for making this thread a stickie.

1 vote for making this thread a stickie.
Forum: HTPC - Mac Chat   09-28-2008, 10:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,261
Posted By beowulf1877
Sorry I failed to mention I am not using the PC...

Sorry I failed to mention I am not using the PC port.

I new that, but using the PC port on the TV seems counterproductive to me. Also when I try to use the PC port, I get shaky screen during...
Forum: HTPC - Mac Chat   09-27-2008, 10:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,261
Posted By beowulf1877
The Goods. Mac Pro quad core 2.8 with stock ATI...

The Goods. Mac Pro quad core 2.8 with stock ATI video card. Pushing to a Samsung 61" HLS6187WX.

The Problem is that the Mac doesn't seem to fill the entire screen of my TV. If I turn overscan on...
Forum: HTPC - Mac Chat   09-16-2008, 09:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,878
Posted By beowulf1877
I just moved from the Windows Enviroment. True...

I just moved from the Windows Enviroment. True you will not get all those features. However Bluray support is coming. But I do have to correct you on one thing. So far WMC does not support Bluray...
Forum: HTPC - Mac Chat   09-09-2008, 07:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,017
Posted By beowulf1877
Thank you all for the help. I didn't realize the...

Thank you all for the help. I didn't realize the Mini had a mini-toslink. Okay so problem 1 solved.

However in order to place the new MP on order I had to sell my windows box. So I dont have it...
Forum: HTPC - Mac Chat   09-07-2008, 04:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,017
Posted By beowulf1877
I have been a Mac user for almost ten years....

I have been a Mac user for almost ten years. However I made a grave mistake in building my original HTPC to be a Windows based machine. While it does work and does what it does well, it was never a...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-02-2007, 08:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 643
Posted By beowulf1877
You may not get to much here as most of the...

You may not get to much here as most of the people here are Audiophile's and cant see the point in putting MP3's through a home stereo. For the fact that you are listening to MP3's on a HT or HS you...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-26-2007, 08:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 813
Posted By beowulf1877
Prolly slow because of the holidays. But let me...

Prolly slow because of the holidays. But let me try to help a bit since the system I built is just about the same. Other than I got the Gigabyte X38 board for the newest chipset and the ACH9R south...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-14-2007, 09:30 PM
Replies: 909
Views: 361,580
Posted By beowulf1877
Quote:Originally Posted by nhallam...

Quote:Originally Posted by nhallam http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/12181328)

I have samsung dlp attahced to pc via vga. When i play back hd dvd...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-01-2007, 08:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,330
Posted By beowulf1877
WOW Thanks for the replies!! This is great. Okay...

WOW Thanks for the replies!! This is great. Okay to get a bit deeper as one of you suggested.

The real goal is to be able to store and play music from the computer with out having CD's hanging...
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