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Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-12-2017, 12:36 PM
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Posted By TornadoTJ
The key is to adjust the broadcast power on your...

The key is to adjust the broadcast power on your APs so that the power of the far AP drops below a threshold and your wireless device will be forced to jump to the closer one - lower the power output...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-12-2017, 12:34 PM
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Posted By TornadoTJ
As stated above, some of the mesh devices have a...

As stated above, some of the mesh devices have a separate, dedicated backhaul band to connect them together.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-12-2017, 12:27 PM
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Posted By TornadoTJ
The Pro has a 500gb hard drive, MicroSD card slot...

The Pro has a 500gb hard drive, MicroSD card slot and an IR port. The new non-pro does not have any of these. The older non-pro has an IR port and the SD slot. So, the older non-pro is more "feature...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-10-2017, 03:08 PM
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Posted By TornadoTJ
In regards to mesh products, I recommend the...

In regards to mesh products, I recommend the Ubiquiti AmpliFi a lot. Everyone that's installed them has been happy.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-10-2017, 03:03 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 14,105
Posted By TornadoTJ
Well, I have a Fire TV... somewhere. I dislike it...

Well, I have a Fire TV... somewhere. I dislike it so much I don't even know where I have it right now.

So, DTS works in Emby on Fire TV but not Plex? Are you talking about LPCM or Bitstream?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-10-2017, 08:59 AM
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Posted By TornadoTJ
Get the one with the number of ports you need. :)

Get the one with the number of ports you need. :)
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-10-2017, 08:58 AM
Replies: 189
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Posted By TornadoTJ
DTS works fine in Plex, what are you talking...

DTS works fine in Plex, what are you talking about?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-10-2017, 08:51 AM
Replies: 18
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Posted By TornadoTJ
It will do 3D such as SBS, but not frame packed....

It will do 3D such as SBS, but not frame packed. Not that I care, I packed away my 3D glasses long ago.

Shield will do ISO playback as long as you have an application that supports it.



I...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-25-2017, 06:59 AM
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Posted By TornadoTJ
I can think of a couple of things. My Samsung...

I can think of a couple of things. My Samsung calls their HDMI-CEC "Anylink" and it's not 100% compatible with all devices. It also could be that your receiver isn't letting HDMI-CEC pass to the TV....
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-21-2017, 11:13 AM
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Posted By TornadoTJ
From SiliconDust: There is a known bug in the...

From SiliconDust:
There is a known bug in the Nvidia Shield handling of MPEG2 errors which we have reported to Nvidia and we understand will be fixed in a planned update.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-20-2017, 08:48 AM
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Posted By TornadoTJ
Every time I start Live Channels, closed...

Every time I start Live Channels, closed captioning is turned on and I have to turn it off. Is anyone else experiencing this? Is there a way to permanently set it so that CC is off when Live Channels...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-17-2017, 06:08 AM
Replies: 1,524
Views: 53,670
Posted By TornadoTJ
I watch every weekday, all day long on a W10 box....

I watch every weekday, all day long on a W10 box. Playback is in the corner of my office PC's monitor. I have not seen any freezing at all on it. But we did notice last night that we have freezing on...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-17-2017, 06:05 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 2,382
Posted By TornadoTJ
Brazen, how do you know a Shield is less...

Brazen, how do you know a Shield is less future-proof? Where'd you get that magic crystal ball?

By future proof, tearing apart your PC and replacing half the components means what you bought...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-17-2017, 05:57 AM
Replies: 4,114
Views: 166,122
Posted By TornadoTJ
External drive connected as external media....

External drive connected as external media. Unplug the drive, connect it to my PC, rip my files to it, then put it back on the Shield.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-13-2017, 11:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 245
Posted By TornadoTJ
I also have a plasma in the bedroom. It's a 43"...

I also have a plasma in the bedroom. It's a 43" and only 720p. If you get up close, you can absolutely tell it's only 720p, but from our watching position you cannot. I tried a 42" 1080p and a 46"...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-13-2017, 11:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 245
Posted By TornadoTJ
I will give up my ST50 and VT60. When I die...

I will give up my ST50 and VT60.

When I die or they die, whichever comes first.

I don't care how much they weigh, I don't carry them around very much. :)
Forum: Speakers   04-13-2017, 10:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 165
Posted By TornadoTJ
These are actually pretty good speakers for the...

These are actually pretty good speakers for the low price. I have them in the system in my game room.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-13-2017, 08:09 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 2,382
Posted By TornadoTJ
Well, blow me down. I did not know the Shield...

Well, blow me down. I did not know the Shield upgraded to Nougat. I was asleep at the wheel!

I'd test it for you, but a few months ago Frontier put all channels on DRM, then reversed it when they...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-13-2017, 07:21 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 2,382
Posted By TornadoTJ
What Nougat for Shield? The green app works just...

What Nougat for Shield? The green app works just fine on the CURRENT firmware.



NVidia Shield. Currently you have to manually switch it for Netflix and Amazon, but Plex, Kodi, SPMC...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-13-2017, 07:19 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 362
Posted By TornadoTJ
You have an SSD that makes noise?

You have an SSD that makes noise?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-12-2017, 01:39 PM
Replies: 1,524
Views: 53,670
Posted By TornadoTJ
Nah, they just condensed the forums to hardware,...

Nah, they just condensed the forums to hardware, software, and third party.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-12-2017, 06:42 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 362
Posted By TornadoTJ
Seasonic makes great power supplies.

Seasonic makes great power supplies.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-11-2017, 02:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 362
Posted By TornadoTJ
You did not say there was a budget, you said you...

You did not say there was a budget, you said you wanted a silent PSU. :)

I also have a CS450M that is pretty quiet.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-11-2017, 09:55 AM
Replies: 2,896
Views: 136,218
Posted By TornadoTJ
The first way to clear a Netflix issue is to...

The first way to clear a Netflix issue is to clear its cache. That's pretty easy to do. Just find it in installed apps and there's a clear cache button.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-11-2017, 08:48 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 2,382
Posted By TornadoTJ
Part of why you don't find articles anymore is...

Part of why you don't find articles anymore is because just about any old PC can serve as an HTPC. There's no effort to it anymore.
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