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Forum: Remote Control Area   08-21-2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 362
Posted By BizarroTerl
It depends on what you want. No $ limit? ...

It depends on what you want. No $ limit? Don't need a numeric pad? Want a color Touchpad and hard keys? Then the URC MX-5000.
Forum: Remote Control Area   08-15-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 213
Posted By BizarroTerl
Most RF is proprietary. That means getting a...

Most RF is proprietary. That means getting a remote that'll do RF for a Roku and a Lutron is unlikely. URC can control some Lutron devices but I think those have to be the URC versions and only...
Forum: Remote Control Area   08-13-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 673
Posted By BizarroTerl
Oh, if you ever decide to try controlling Lirc or...

Oh, if you ever decide to try controlling Lirc or winlirc via IP and the MX-5000 I have a trick to get that working.
Forum: Remote Control Area   08-13-2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 673
Posted By BizarroTerl
First of all, you need to have the CCP software....

First of all, you need to have the CCP software. You may need the MX-5000 expansion pack.
For the device (Kodi HTPC) set the IP and port (9090).
Then for the various keys bring over any IP...
Forum: Remote Control Area   08-09-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 673
Posted By BizarroTerl
I got the iguana devices in and I can now control...

I got the iguana devices in and I can now control all my devices without a base station. It took a bit of thought to get the MX-5000 to talk to winlirc properly but it now works.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-06-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 2,063
Views: 183,651
Posted By BizarroTerl
I'd like to add that in using a notebook you're...

I'd like to add that in using a notebook you're fighting the defaults the OS & manufacturer set up for it. They expect you will use the laptop as a laptop. They expect you want the batteries to...
Forum: Remote Control Area   08-06-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 673
Posted By BizarroTerl
If you're looking to a IP/wifi capable wand...

If you're looking to a IP/wifi capable wand remote the URC MX-5000 is a really nice one.
Pros:
Feels like a million $.
Excellent ability to control by IP in addition to IR.
Can do rs232 if you...
Forum: Remote Control Area   08-06-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 541
Posted By BizarroTerl
I'm bringing this back from the dead, but in case...

I'm bringing this back from the dead, but in case anyone is interested.

Yes, the MX-5000 works as a IP remote. I'm using to control a Marantz AV7005, Tivo Premier, and even a Kodi based HTPC. I...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-09-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 2,063
Views: 183,651
Posted By BizarroTerl
Thanks! I'd forgotten that I bought it in the...

Thanks! I'd forgotten that I bought it in the past.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-09-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 2,063
Views: 183,651
Posted By BizarroTerl
I understand what you're saying, it isn't a good...

I understand what you're saying, it isn't a good idea long term to sell lifetime subscriptions.

I don't currently have a license. Can I buy a MC21 license instead of a MC20 + MC21 upgrade?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-09-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 2,063
Views: 183,651
Posted By BizarroTerl
Jim, Are you going to offer a lifetime...

Jim,
Are you going to offer a lifetime license sometime soon?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-09-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 914
Posted By BizarroTerl
SSD will hit price parity with mechanical HDDs in...

SSD will hit price parity with mechanical HDDs in 2 years:
http://www.techspot.com/news/61065-ssds-reach-price-capacity-parity-hdds-within-two.html

What caught my attention was the mention of...
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   01-23-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 142
Posted By BizarroTerl
Once you get into strip lighting your options...

Once you get into strip lighting your options open up.
Forum: Speakers   12-12-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 1,526
Views: 162,240
Posted By BizarroTerl
Today I'm building some crossovers and then will...

Today I'm building some crossovers and then will install them & drivers into a pair of LS6 cabinets I bought when AV123 went under. *stoked*
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-10-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 718
Posted By BizarroTerl
I know this is a old thread, but I had the same...

I know this is a old thread, but I had the same problem. Even though both the NUC and the receiver (+rest of gear) were all plugged into the same power strip I would get buzzing in my speakers. ...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-10-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,546
Posted By BizarroTerl
I've been using a HTPC for quite a while now. ...

I've been using a HTPC for quite a while now. Had a chance to try out a BR player recently and then remembered all the BS I had to go through to watch a movie on a regular player. The forced...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-07-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 5,069
Views: 532,337
Posted By BizarroTerl
You're not trying to hypnotize us, are you? That...

You're not trying to hypnotize us, are you? That pattern looks like it was designed for that. ;)

Great explanation by the way.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-04-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 2,063
Views: 183,651
Posted By BizarroTerl
Thanks for the quote. Reading Mr. Katz's full...

Thanks for the quote. Reading Mr. Katz's full post clarifies this succinctly. It appears to me this is a disconnect between theory and reality. Igor feels that theoretically there's a problem and...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-02-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 2,063
Views: 183,651
Posted By BizarroTerl
It's much easier to whine about it on a forum. ...

It's much easier to whine about it on a forum. :cool:
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-30-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 2,160
Views: 220,583
Posted By BizarroTerl
Can't say which is the best. I have mine mounted...

Can't say which is the best. I have mine mounted with a Sanus vlf510 and it works well for me.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-26-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 2,160
Views: 220,583
Posted By BizarroTerl
Does anyone know where the IR sensor is located?

Does anyone know where the IR sensor is located?
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-19-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,518
Posted By BizarroTerl
The Samsung is probably the best of the 3 for...

The Samsung is probably the best of the 3 for picture quality, but getting a definitive answer is difficult. Very few have been able to spend enough time with all 3 to pick one over the others. ...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-19-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 2,160
Views: 220,583
Posted By BizarroTerl
I had my 75 installed yesterday. The guys that...

I had my 75 installed yesterday. The guys that wall mounted it left fingerprints on the screen. What should I use to clean them off?
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-19-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 2,160
Views: 220,583
Posted By BizarroTerl
I went down to the local post office and got the...

I went down to the local post office and got the mover's packet, just asked for it. Ended up not being able to use it. There are limitations, and most TVs are excluded (including Samsung). Now if...
Forum: Community News & Polls   11-12-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,700
Posted By BizarroTerl
I used to have a pair of APC SmartUPS SU1400RM...

I used to have a pair of APC SmartUPS SU1400RM UPSs powering a projector, amps, Tivo, etc. Although they worked, they were inefficient and noisy.

I'm now running a plasma and all the requisite...
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