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Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   05-22-2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 107
Posted By pittsoccer33
That was filmed here in Pittsburgh. Interior...

That was filmed here in Pittsburgh. Interior church shots were actually done a block from my place at the East Liberty Presbyterian Church on Baum Blvd. My sister is a server at a nearby restaurant...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   05-22-2015, 06:00 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,331
Posted By pittsoccer33
I think its a factor of when and where you go,...

I think its a factor of when and where you go, since I go the theaters often and its rarely an issue. I saw Age of Ultron late on premier night (Thursday) and it was great. I suspect part of it was...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-22-2015, 05:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 302
Posted By pittsoccer33
You're complaining about freeware that somebody...

You're complaining about freeware that somebody developed as a hobby in their own time, for their own use, and decided to share it? What is wrong with you?

I hate seeing developers thrown under...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-21-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 485
Views: 13,997
Posted By pittsoccer33
I wonder if part of the timing here is to try...

I wonder if part of the timing here is to try making a splash at CEDIA this fall. This is a product that fits into that trade show very well.

Just imagine if other companies like Oppo decided...
Forum: Xbox Area   05-20-2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 19,144
Views: 601,162
Posted By pittsoccer33
Thats a step in the right direction. My dream...

Thats a step in the right direction. My dream list would be the following:

-ability to schedule and record shows
-cablecard tuner use
-auto refresh rate switching for video files
-an upgrade...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-20-2015, 06:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 185
Posted By pittsoccer33
So it installs something like LAV by default? ...

So it installs something like LAV by default? Thats good to know. I would've said MPC-HC but I thought you had to go find splitters and decoders on your own.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-20-2015, 06:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 151
Posted By pittsoccer33
To start with, either of the CPUs you mentioned...

To start with, either of the CPUs you mentioned will do surround sound and 1080p video with absolutely not problems. No video or sound cards required. I think the general consensus is that Haswell...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-19-2015, 08:04 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,707
Posted By pittsoccer33
I set up a system using both this weekend. I...

I set up a system using both this weekend.

I have a spare PC that I'd like to make a dedicated movie player. I am already running a Plex server in the house.

I installed OpenElec on the space...
Forum: Xbox Area   05-19-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 947
Posted By pittsoccer33
Has anyone seen news related to 24p video output?...

Has anyone seen news related to 24p video output?

There is now an open source DTS-MA decoder as part of FFMPEG. What that [potentially] means is that Plex could utilize it to decode DTS-MA into...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-19-2015, 07:01 AM
Replies: 485
Views: 13,997
Posted By pittsoccer33
Google's support pages don't list MPEG2 as a...

Google's support pages don't list MPEG2 as a supported video codec for Google Casting. FWIW the current iteration of the HDHR View app doesn't have a "cast" option, and even if it did that would be...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-18-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 13,997
Posted By pittsoccer33
windows mac android/android tv (which...

windows
mac
android/android tv (which includes I believe Fire TV)

those are the three we know will get protected content. anything that runs android and has an hdmi port will need hdcp too.
...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-18-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 185
Posted By pittsoccer33
VLC is probably the easiest way to do it. Its a...

VLC is probably the easiest way to do it. Its a video player.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-18-2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 485
Views: 13,997
Posted By pittsoccer33
These are my guesses. Either Cablelabs doesn't...

These are my guesses. Either Cablelabs doesn't want the stream touched at all (you must deliver our content exactly as we send it), or maybe they fear the video conversion point compromises the DRM....
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-18-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 485
Views: 13,997
Posted By pittsoccer33
I think it is premature to talk about transcoding...

I think it is premature to talk about transcoding outside of their Extend tuner with a built in H264 encoder chip. I haven't seen anything that says Cablecard based content will be transcodable -...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-18-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 485
Views: 13,997
Posted By pittsoccer33
Remember how excited Echo beta testers were ;) ?

Remember how excited Echo beta testers were ;) ?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-18-2015, 07:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 476
Posted By pittsoccer33
It is new. For years that Arcsoft DLL file was...

It is new. For years that Arcsoft DLL file was the only way to decode DTS-MA outside of "real" bluray software. It was also used in some ripping programs to convert to FLAC or whatever.
...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-16-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,503
Posted By pittsoccer33
some more pics

some more pics
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-16-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,503
Posted By pittsoccer33
I'm hoping you guys can give me some advice. ...

I'm hoping you guys can give me some advice.

I am moving next month (if this underwriter spares my soul that is) and I'd like to use my Niveus pc on a projector in the basement. It has the same...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-16-2015, 05:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 476
Posted By pittsoccer33
There is now an open source DTS-MA decoder

steelman1991 mentioned this in another thread, but I thought it was important enough to warrant it's own post.

Nevcairiel seems to have cracked the DTS-MA decoder nut, and it is now a part of...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-16-2015, 04:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 128
Posted By pittsoccer33
Holy heck this is big news - i dont think ive...

Holy heck this is big news - i dont think ive seen anyone mention it until now
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-15-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 13,997
Posted By pittsoccer33
My first thought is that one of those would be...

My first thought is that one of those would be mucked up with Cinavia.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-15-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 144
Posted By pittsoccer33
When you are talking about color with digital...

When you are talking about color with digital devices white, greys, and black are on a scale from 0-255. "computers" and "consumer electronics devices" think black and white are two different...
Forum: HDTV Technical   05-15-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 200
Posted By pittsoccer33
^^ It probably depends on the property then. ...

^^ It probably depends on the property then. I've moved twice since 2010 and took my cablecard with me both times.

I thought part of the rational for eliminating clearqam was so they didn't...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-15-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 144
Posted By pittsoccer33
https://mpc-hc.org/ if you right click on a...

https://mpc-hc.org/

if you right click on a video that is playing there are some aspect ratio options you can play around with.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-15-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 485
Views: 13,997
Posted By pittsoccer33
It depends on what device you're using. With...

It depends on what device you're using.

With a Samsung smart tv app, I wouldn't need anything plugged into my tv but an ethernet cable. An Xbox One app would be great too. But voting for Plex...
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