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Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-09-2013, 03:32 PM
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Posted By dpn
Is MB3 ready?

Is MB3 ready?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-09-2013, 03:08 PM
Replies: 910
Views: 87,170
Posted By dpn
I must be doing something wrong! I used...

I must be doing something wrong!

I used Assassin's Guide and everything is great, but I added a hard wired XBOX in my GYM to act as an extender. I use Media Browser and WMC, and have everything...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-09-2013, 08:35 AM
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Views: 87,170
Posted By dpn
Can you elaborate about adding SHARK? ...

Can you elaborate about adding SHARK?

Thanks,

David
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-10-2013, 08:49 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,339
Posted By dpn
I am the OP and am currently experimenting with...

I am the OP and am currently experimenting with PLEX. I can access PLEX running on my HTPC from the XBOX 360, and it plays okay for a few minutes, but then it starts to freeze and stutter. I am...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-24-2013, 11:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 525
Posted By dpn
Wrong assumption! I have media stored off...

Wrong assumption!

I have media stored off site and on site.

David
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Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-24-2013, 09:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 525
Posted By dpn
After pricing blank BD media I see your point!!!...

After pricing blank BD media I see your point!!!

David
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Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-24-2013, 09:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 525
Posted By dpn
Just burning MKV files to disc for archive...

Just burning MKV files to disc for archive purposes. I'm a redundancy freak.

Not planning on using in a standalone BD player.

David
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Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-24-2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 525
Posted By dpn
What is the best software for burning BD? I will...

What is the best software for burning BD? I will mainly be burning copies of MKV files.

Thanks,

David
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-21-2013, 10:35 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,339
Posted By dpn
Thanks for this info. I also have a large...

Thanks for this info.

I also have a large screen (130" diagonal). Glad to hear the quality stays good.

I may try this out.

David
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Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-20-2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,339
Posted By dpn
I have LOOKED at XBMC a bit, and liked what I...

I have LOOKED at XBMC a bit, and liked what I saw, but hey, I had to choose SOMETHING, and went with WMC/Media Browser.

I AM using MCM for metadata.

I would assume that XBMC works great with...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-20-2013, 01:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,339
Posted By dpn
Sammy2, I couldn't get any MKV files to...

Sammy2,

I couldn't get any MKV files to show up on the XBOX 360 as extender, but I didn't fool around too much.

I really MAINLY converted them to a format I knew the XBOX/WMC combo was known...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-20-2013, 11:28 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,339
Posted By dpn
The TV in the exercise room has access to my...

The TV in the exercise room has access to my main DVR via a HDMI splitter, so I have TV okayl

I just wanted access to my movie collection stored on my HTPC, which I just built in January, 2013.
...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-20-2013, 11:04 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,339
Posted By dpn
Do you think I would be better served by...

Do you think I would be better served by removing LAV and going to Shark007? Like I said, I used Assassin's excellent instructions and used LAV, but I could go with Shark007 if that would be better...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-20-2013, 10:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,339
Posted By dpn
Hmmmm....Nearly everything I have has HD audio...

Hmmmm....Nearly everything I have has HD audio since I want my Home Theater configuration to set the bar, so to speak.

However, I usually save ALL the English Audio choices so maybe I need to...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-20-2013, 10:14 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,339
Posted By dpn
Everything is 1:1. I have 16 TB of HDD storage! ...

Everything is 1:1. I have 16 TB of HDD storage!

However, for playing on an XBOX as an extender I have started using Handbrake to drop them down quite a bit...

So now I have the Blu Ray movie...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-20-2013, 08:04 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,339
Posted By dpn
So, thanks to this forum I have everything all...

So, thanks to this forum I have everything all set up. I have ripped all my Blu-ray and DVDs to MKV using Make MKV (great program and well worth the $50!).

I use Windows Media Center and Media...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-28-2013, 09:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,078
Posted By dpn
Good point about the firmware. I did check and...

Good point about the firmware. I did check and it IS up to date.

I have never needed Blu Ray player software for my HTPC since I always rip the BD to MKV.

Like I said, I have NEVER had a...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-28-2013, 08:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,078
Posted By dpn
I haven't used a BD player in a while since I...

I haven't used a BD player in a while since I use my HTPC, so I dug out my Panasonic BD player and hooked it up, and neither disc plays on the player, so it is definitely a disc problem after all. I...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-27-2013, 06:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,078
Posted By dpn
Thanks but I'm not close. In addition to...

Thanks but I'm not close. In addition to everything else I also tried ANYDVD HD too but it still gave the FAILED TO COPY error message.

Thanks again!
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-27-2013, 10:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,078
Posted By dpn
It says "copy failed" so it's really not...

It says "copy failed" so it's really not copying. Sure puzzling. I now have two copies of this movie but no mkv file! Anybody want an original Disney Bluray in return for making me an mkv file? PM...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-26-2013, 05:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,078
Posted By dpn
Yes 2012 Bluray... Not happening with any...

Yes 2012 Bluray...

Not happening with any other discs.

I have the newest build of MakeMKV.

May try AnyDVD!

Thanks.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-26-2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,078
Posted By dpn
I thought I had MakeMKV figured out, but after...

I thought I had MakeMKV figured out, but after having had no problems with 150+ rips I cannot get FINDING NEMO.
I have tried 2 different Blu Ray disks. Both appear pristine and unplayed. but both...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-20-2013, 09:11 AM
Replies: 3,236
Views: 431,758
Posted By dpn
Mine still works fine, but since I have an HTPC...

Mine still works fine, but since I have an HTPC I rip my BluRays as MKV files and store on HDDs, so I hardly ever really "play" a DVD anymore.

David
Forum: Computers and Parts Great Found Deals!   05-14-2013, 09:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,150
Posted By dpn
I bought one of these a month ago. Works great...

I bought one of these a month ago. Works great and Windows 7 picked it right up. I now have 6 SATA ports!

David
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-06-2013, 02:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 822
Posted By dpn
Have you looked at SyncToy? I have Task...

Have you looked at SyncToy?


I have Task Scheduler running it on a regular basis. I sync SOME of 1 drive to another drive...
David
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