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Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-28-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 400
Posted By hammerdwn
Using WMC? How did you find what channel the...

Using WMC?
How did you find what channel the PPV was on?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-28-2015, 08:55 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 6,505
Posted By hammerdwn
The stretch goal says "if we hit $150,000 we will...

The stretch goal says "if we hit $150,000 we will make the HDHomeRun DVR work with Kodi as the client for copy-freely recordings."

I'm confused? Is this SD project going to work with copy...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-28-2015, 06:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 400
Posted By hammerdwn
Then what? How do you know what channel the PPV...

Then what? How do you know what channel the PPV is on?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-28-2015, 06:46 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 6,505
Posted By hammerdwn
JRiver Media Center...

JRiver Media Center (http://yabb.jriver.com/interact/index.php?topic=80602.0) does not need/use WMC as backend. And supports a wide range of tuners. And has commercial skip. And has better 10ftUI...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-26-2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 6,505
Posted By hammerdwn
I've got a Ceton 6ETH, two Echos, one Xbox360,...

I've got a Ceton 6ETH, two Echos, one Xbox360, and just added a HDHR3-CC (because the 6ETH has issues with two channels). I pledged $30 just so I don't get left out but won't be switching from WMC...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-12-2015, 07:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 162
Posted By hammerdwn
One thing to try is- In WMC set speaker setup to...

One thing to try is- In WMC set speaker setup to 5.1, then in windows sound properties set output to stereo. The settings in each application (WMC, XBMCS) will over-ride the windows settings. Not...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-24-2015, 07:01 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,817
Posted By hammerdwn
In a WMC Guide problem thread, a MS "MVP...

In a WMC Guide problem thread, a MS "MVP Community Moderator" just said:



...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-23-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 643
Posted By hammerdwn
My Win7 64 machine is only used for DVR duty. I...

My Win7 64 machine is only used for DVR duty. I do weekly image of the OS drive, disable wupdate service completely, and manually do updates maybe once a month, only after "the dust settles". Never...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-08-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,570
Posted By hammerdwn
I dunno, many people were discovering and...

I dunno, many people were discovering and applying the host file fix months after the first Sept 11,2014 thread began. And nobody over at GB is shouting from the mountain that the host file fix is no...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-08-2015, 07:12 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,570
Posted By hammerdwn
Where did you hear this?

Where did you hear this?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-15-2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,122
Posted By hammerdwn
This will be my preferred option when that day...

This will be my preferred option when that day comes, unless someone comes up with an EASY to setup backend AND Android Tv comes out with a box that has mpeg2 hardware acceleration and solves 29/59...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-08-2015, 07:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 162
Posted By hammerdwn
Details (models, versions, OS, drivers,...

Details (models, versions, OS, drivers, firmwares, etc) about the equipment- playback device, display/tv, sound system?
Type of connections between the device/tv/sound system?
Has this always been...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-04-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,122
Posted By hammerdwn
Curious if you can please play this severe 29/59...

Curious if you can please play this severe 29/59 clip and watch the logo in the corner very carefully. Are there jaggies? Is the logo sort of "pulsing" between jaggies and not?...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-30-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,122
Posted By hammerdwn
Found thread on Ceton ETH with JRiver: ...

Found thread on Ceton ETH with JRiver:
http://yabb.jriver.com/interact/index.php?topic=83490
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-28-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,122
Posted By hammerdwn
The JRiver Ceton thread is pretty old: ...

The JRiver Ceton thread is pretty old:
http://yabb.jriver.com/interact/index.php?PHPSESSID=k1b08j7mi5hfk74jv148rgmps3&topic=79010.0

Seems JRiver uses DLNA to access tuners, so SD tuners work in...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-14-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,248
Posted By hammerdwn
I have been using ZP for many many years. It is...

I have been using ZP for many many years. It is the best player for my needs (mostly an external player for WMC wtv). But I think it would be much more popular if it had more than just a plain file...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-11-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,744
Posted By hammerdwn
Quick rundown of three dual band wifi routers I...

Quick rundown of three dual band wifi routers I have tried in the past few weeks:

Best: TP Link C8. Very good range, full 100Mbps internet speed test from wifi clients, excellent file transfer...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-04-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,744
Posted By hammerdwn
More problems with brand new RT-AC66R... Can't...

More problems with brand new RT-AC66R... Can't believe the ASUS website does not mention or link to their support forum. I had to google it to find out there even was an ASUS forum!

Internet...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-30-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,744
Posted By hammerdwn
Tried some "9dB router antenna", did nothing at...

Tried some "9dB router antenna", did nothing at all... Ended up having to move the ASUS RT-AC66R about 25 feet toward the center of the house and mounting it 6ft high on a wall, in order to get...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-27-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 187
Posted By hammerdwn
Trust me it's the PC - Windows graphics senses...

Trust me it's the PC - Windows graphics senses whatever is connected to the hdmi port has changed state and so Windows pukes. This has been a problem with PC/AVR for YEARS and YEARS. I refused to get...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-25-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 187
Posted By hammerdwn
Google Dr HDMI or HDMI Detective. It's a box that...

Google Dr HDMI or HDMI Detective. It's a box that goes between your PC and AVR to trick Windows / WMC into thinking the HDMI is always connected.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-24-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,744
Posted By hammerdwn
This brand new $120 ASUS RT-AC66R might be going...

This brand new $120 ASUS RT-AC66R might be going back to Amazon. It simply does not have the range compared to my over two year old EA4500. Even set to 20MHz and same channel as the EA4500, getting...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-23-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,744
Posted By hammerdwn
Yes N. Been in this house for two years, worked...

Yes N. Been in this house for two years, worked fine with EA4500 (20MHz width). Never forced 40MHz on the EA4500. Thought I would try 40MHz with the ASUS, didn't work out (especially on cell phones)....
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-23-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,744
Posted By hammerdwn
Laptop is solid with 40MHz channel width from 15...

Laptop is solid with 40MHz channel width from 15 feet, when I go upstairs it becomes VERY unstable and HTC One M8 wouldn't even see the signal. Going back to 20MHz width, not doing big file transfers...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-22-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,744
Posted By hammerdwn
Pretty good timing for this topic.. For the past...

Pretty good timing for this topic.. For the past week my wifi has been dropping once or twice a day on all devices at the same time. Tried factory reset EA4500, didn't help. Refuse to update it to...
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