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Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-07-2016, 02:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 25
Posted By Foxbat121
It is likely a networking issue. You didn't...

It is likely a networking issue. You didn't specify what you are recording from and how it and the PC is connected through.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-06-2016, 11:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 49
Posted By Foxbat121
What you are looking for is audio bitstream....

What you are looking for is audio bitstream. Unfortunately, there is no one-setting-fit-all magic solution. It depends a lot on specific app you use and the audio settings on your PC. Google this...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-05-2016, 03:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 78
Posted By Foxbat121
Two words: copy protection. It is virtually...

Two words: copy protection. It is virtually impossible to split or combine copy-protected digital streams. SACD is the most protected format.

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Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-05-2016, 02:38 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 150,356
Posted By Foxbat121
That's not the topic of this thread. Apparently,...

That's not the topic of this thread. Apparently, a lot ppl find it useful to re-compress the rip to save storage space. Hence this thread. The presumption is that the movie has been ripped one way or...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-05-2016, 02:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 78
Posted By Foxbat121
No, the only way to do it is to disconnect the TV...

No, the only way to do it is to disconnect the TV from the receiver output and connect to your computer directly. Or you can try your computer connect to a different HDMI port of the TV and switch to...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-05-2016, 01:13 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 150,356
Posted By Foxbat121
Please elaborate how MakeMKV can help compress...

Please elaborate how MakeMKV can help compress the rips into different sizes and formats like Handbrake can do (and with the support Intel HQV as well)?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-05-2016, 09:34 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 900
Posted By Foxbat121
There is no monthly subscription or any one-off...

There is no monthly subscription or any one-off apps required on Win10 for daily use. It is just like any other OS. MS just try to simplify its support operations to save money. That's all.

As...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-03-2016, 09:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 99
Posted By Foxbat121
Without HDMI 1.4 Video card, your old setup need...

Without HDMI 1.4 Video card, your old setup need to use other 3D signal format that does not require frame doubling and compatible with regular video stream at the cost of half resolution lose. With...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-03-2016, 08:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 99
Posted By Foxbat121
FullHD 3D requires HDMI 1.4 hardware. Your...

FullHD 3D requires HDMI 1.4 hardware. Your previous hardware may not support it and PowerDVD is sending other 3D signal formats that does not require the double frame rates.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-03-2016, 05:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 99
Posted By Foxbat121
FullHD 3D sends out double the framerate of the...

FullHD 3D sends out double the framerate of the movie frame rate due to the requirement of sending two full HD frames at once, e.g. if the movie is 24fps, it will need to send out 48Hz signal.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-02-2016, 11:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,489
Posted By Foxbat121
You are replying to a 4 year old thread with...

You are replying to a 4 year old thread with incorrect information!! We have already dealt with this issue in another thread. There is registry key work-around to enable full range RGB on intel GPU.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-01-2016, 07:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 427
Posted By Foxbat121
No, it is plug and play. Just make sure you...

No, it is plug and play. Just make sure you enabled HDMI-CEC on the TV side. It works with my Nexus Player. Not sure if it works with Shield.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-01-2016, 07:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 427
Posted By Foxbat121
The TV remote works via HDMI-CEC on my Nexus...

The TV remote works via HDMI-CEC on my Nexus players. In fact, I mainly use my Panasonic TV remote. The number pad for input channel numbers do work but it lacks proper software filtering so some...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-01-2016, 03:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 427
Posted By Foxbat121
If it is configured to use your kickstart DVR, it...

If it is configured to use your kickstart DVR, it will have DVR and some kind of guide. Without the DVR configured, it still has some amount of guide data show up on each channel. The Android TV Live...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-01-2016, 03:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 147
Posted By Foxbat121
If you matched the levels between PC and TV, it...

If you matched the levels between PC and TV, it doesn't matter you use full range or limited range. Both should show the same black and whites. The limited range may (or maynot depends on the...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-01-2016, 02:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 427
Posted By Foxbat121
I didn't have to do a thing. It just works but I...

I didn't have to do a thing. It just works but I don't like the Kodi interface using a TV remote (via HDMI-CEC). Wired Gigabit network.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-01-2016, 01:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 147
Posted By Foxbat121
^That and the most complicated but important...

^That and the most complicated but important part: matching the RGB range between your PC/Video card output to your TV's settings. You didn't describe exactly what the issue you encountered. But a...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-01-2016, 08:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 427
Posted By Foxbat121
Kodi uses its own video rendering engine. It...

Kodi uses its own video rendering engine. It could be the engine doesn't support hardware MPEG2 decoding on the Shield hardware.


When Marshmallow first showed up for Android TV, hardware MPEG2...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-01-2016, 06:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 427
Posted By Foxbat121
Shield as a more powerful Android TV can't play...

Shield as a more powerful Android TV can't play live TV on Kodi smoothly? My $50 Nexus Player works just fine although I don't like the Kodi interface and never really use that much (used until I...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-01-2016, 05:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 147
Posted By Foxbat121
Most likely you didn't match the PC output range...

Most likely you didn't match the PC output range with TV.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-29-2016, 06:25 PM
Replies: 18,906
Views: 2,153,573
Posted By Foxbat121
As far as I know, Sony is the only brand skimp on...

As far as I know, Sony is the only brand skimp on decoding licenses.

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Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-28-2016, 04:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 327
Posted By Foxbat121
It is a complicated question to answer. Depending...

It is a complicated question to answer. Depending on what software you use to playback. There is no global setting to bitstream.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-28-2016, 08:00 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 900
Posted By Foxbat121
To build a retail box, there must be a standard...

To build a retail box, there must be a standard of setting up box authentication/encryption first, like CableCard intends to do. Current cable boxes are pre-configured to only work with your local...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-27-2016, 04:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 100
Posted By Foxbat121
Typically, analog audio ouputs are always hot....

Typically, analog audio ouputs are always hot. However, in devices like a PC when there are multiple output sources, especially when they are connected to different audio generating hardware, e.g....
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-27-2016, 01:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 327
Posted By Foxbat121
Sounds like the same problem plagued Xbox One....

Sounds like the same problem plagued Xbox One. Fortunately, you can easily solve this problem on PC by configure your PC to bitstream the audio to your receiver and let the receiver to do the job...
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