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Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   12-19-2014, 05:47 PM
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Posted By hammerdwn
Question HD Audio will it ever happen?

How long have AVR's with HD audio existed?
How many AVR's with HD audio have been sold?
vs
How long have 4k Tv's existed?
How many 4k Tv's have been sold?

Why the quick push for 4k streaming...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-15-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 190
Posted By hammerdwn
Some of the MS guide servers have been on the...

Some of the MS guide servers have been on the crap since Sep 11, 2014. There is a work around by modifying the windows host file so that WMC is directed to the servers that are working. See this...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-22-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 232
Posted By hammerdwn
Confused about how exactly your htpc is...

Confused about how exactly your htpc is connected? If you are connected via hdmi then you don't need your "Realtek HD Audio 7.1 Card". Maybe you are just mixing that up as being built into your...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-20-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 868
Posted By hammerdwn
Is there any chance you can take a look at my...

Is there any chance you can take a look at my skip fwd/bck issue:
http://forum.inmatrix.com/index.php?showtopic=14158&p=56687
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-02-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 871
Posted By hammerdwn
I never use a game controller, have an original...

I never use a game controller, have an original xbox remote.... Can't you just EXIT / Shut Down wmc? That should take you back to the xbox menus then use arrow / enter keys on remote to navigate xbox...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-30-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 871
Posted By hammerdwn
I've never sat down and watched for longer than 2...

I've never sat down and watched for longer than 2 minutes just to verify that it works in a spare bedroom on a 32inch 720p Tv. Generally, I can't stand the quality of any streaming video, but I don't...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-27-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 871
Posted By hammerdwn
Use an xbox360 extender. You get WMC...

Use an xbox360 extender. You get WMC live/recorded Tv, xfinity app, netflix app, amazon app, etc...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-13-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 902
Posted By hammerdwn
one by one, highlight each one, click CONFIGURE,...

one by one, highlight each one, click CONFIGURE, choose STEREO, next/finish.

Re-run audio setup in WMC.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-11-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 10,269
Views: 867,812
Posted By hammerdwn
It's gonna be tough doing any kind of...

It's gonna be tough doing any kind of test/comparison just using stereo speakers.

I've heard the KXTV audio problems on these prime time shows - Castle, 20/20, Motive, Revenge, What Would You Do,...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-09-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 10,269
Views: 867,812
Posted By hammerdwn
I've never watched on demand (because I use WMC...

I've never watched on demand (because I use WMC PC). All I can say is, the audio on KXTV (ABC primetime shows) BITES. It sounds like everything is in an echo chamber or run through a reverb processor.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-05-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 3,055
Views: 188,055
Posted By hammerdwn
So the Pioneer SC85 avr is supposed to output...

So the Pioneer SC85 avr is supposed to output 4k/60 either 4:4:4 or 4:2:0 (selectable).

Does the UN78HU9000FXZA box accept either of those? Do I plug into certain port of the box? Will either mode...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-05-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 3,055
Views: 188,055
Posted By hammerdwn
VERY QUICK QUESTION. PLEASE REPLY ASAP. ...

VERY QUICK QUESTION. PLEASE REPLY ASAP.

trying to get a 4k pioneer avr working with this Tv.
setting pioneer avr to 4k = no picture.
setting to 1080p works.

Do the inputs on the smart box...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-03-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 689
Posted By hammerdwn
goto the product page for each. you will see the...

goto the product page for each. you will see the differences. hint- scroll down
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-03-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 689
Posted By hammerdwn
Spend $100 and your world will be saved! HDMI...

Spend $100 and your world will be saved!
HDMI Detective
Dr HDMI
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-02-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 395
Posted By hammerdwn
You cannot set WMC to display in the native...

You cannot set WMC to display in the native format of each channel. WMC displays all channels as one format which is set in WMC settings. So if you have WMC set to 1080p, then that's what will come...
Forum: 3D Displays   09-20-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,606
Posted By hammerdwn
Wish I had some help for you. No test for a panel...

Wish I had some help for you. No test for a panel except replacing each board one at a time and watching for changes in symptoms.
Video looks like double image which is usually bad panel but can't...
Forum: 3D Displays   09-20-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,606
Posted By hammerdwn
Bummer. Ya, main board or last end result -...

Bummer.

Ya, main board or last end result - lcd display panel
Forum: Rear Projection Units   09-18-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 292
Posted By hammerdwn
Don't know anything about the external...

Don't know anything about the external controller. Generally speaking on most Mitsubishi's, yes the IR receiver is behind the screen. Not down by the buttons. Service manual does not show where it is...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   09-18-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 292
Posted By hammerdwn
Does the Tv turn on and have picture/sound? ...

Does the Tv turn on and have picture/sound?
Does the Tv respond to buttons on the front panel?
Do you have the original Mitsubishi remote?
Does the Tv respond to any buttons on the original...
Forum: 3D Displays   09-16-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,606
Posted By hammerdwn
Generally fuses are tested with the power off and...

Generally fuses are tested with the power off and using the ohm setting on the meter. Good fuse is zero ohms, bad fuse is open (very high ohms). Your symptoms are not going to be fuse related. When a...
Forum: 3D Displays   09-15-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,606
Posted By hammerdwn
probably wanna try replacing the tcon at this...

probably wanna try replacing the tcon at this point
Forum: 3D Displays   09-15-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,606
Posted By hammerdwn
Does backlight stay on? Does tv stay on?

Does backlight stay on? Does tv stay on?
Forum: 3D Displays   09-15-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,606
Posted By hammerdwn
Are you saying with tcon connected, now the tv...

Are you saying with tcon connected, now the tv stays on showing that LG screen and doesn't ever shut off or go any further?
Forum: 3D Displays   09-15-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,606
Posted By hammerdwn
So the symptom has changed after installing the...

So the symptom has changed after installing the different main board. Seems like that means the original main board was bad.

The new symptoms look like bad tcon but could also be bad main. Where...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-08-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 225
Posted By hammerdwn
sorry, I know it's hard to swallow

sorry, I know it's hard to swallow
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