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Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-12-2016, 12:26 PM
Replies: 181
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Posted By TornadoTJ
Things are happening with this hobby lately....

Things are happening with this hobby lately. There's lots of options now, and lots of new hurdles. It is a fun time to be interested in the possibilities.

Same goes for home automation. Man there...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-12-2016, 10:48 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 2,706
Posted By TornadoTJ
Yes, I understand I can leave snippets, but it...

Yes, I understand I can leave snippets, but it should not be required.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-12-2016, 08:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 52
Posted By TornadoTJ
That's a good idea too. :)

That's a good idea too. :)
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-12-2016, 08:40 AM
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Views: 52
Posted By TornadoTJ
Play a monaural source and set the receiver to...

Play a monaural source and set the receiver to PLII?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-12-2016, 07:51 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 2,706
Posted By TornadoTJ
For those that haven't done it, I'll give some...

For those that haven't done it, I'll give some current info regarding what I like and don't like on the HDHR DVR solution.

I do like the way it names the files. Plex will readily pick up the...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-12-2016, 07:41 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 2,706
Posted By TornadoTJ
Define "Long term". Regardless, we don't know how...

Define "Long term". Regardless, we don't know how long the guide data will be available for WMC. If it goes the life of Windows 8.1, that's "long term" to me. But, even if W8.1 is not supported any...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-12-2016, 06:48 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 2,706
Posted By TornadoTJ
This is one comment I agree with. This isn't...

This is one comment I agree with. This isn't easy. It isn't reliable. It isn't cheap. Why do I do it then? Because as others are here, I'm in IT and I love to learn new stuff and figure out problems....
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-12-2016, 06:34 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 2,706
Posted By TornadoTJ
Yet. I want to make sure the OP understands it is...

Yet. I want to make sure the OP understands it is coming.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-11-2016, 09:56 PM
Replies: 1,945
Views: 71,340
Posted By TornadoTJ
My understanding is that the interlace issue is...

My understanding is that the interlace issue is fixed with the marshmallow update. Either way I don't care because it will be in the guest room mostly used for Plex. I just want to play around with...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-11-2016, 04:42 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 2,706
Posted By TornadoTJ
I did the WMC/360 thing for a while, and back in...

I did the WMC/360 thing for a while, and back in the day it was great, but today there are better options. I went the W7/WMC recorder and NVidia Shield for live tv and playback of recorded TV route.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-11-2016, 03:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 171
Posted By TornadoTJ
Why mess with all that hassle, get a stand-alone...

Why mess with all that hassle, get a stand-alone BD player!
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-11-2016, 03:21 PM
Replies: 1,945
Views: 71,340
Posted By TornadoTJ
You can set it to delayed start in services.msc....

You can set it to delayed start in services.msc. It has worked for me.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-11-2016, 03:20 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 2,706
Posted By TornadoTJ
Ceton makes tuners. An XBOX 360 can be used as...

Ceton makes tuners.
An XBOX 360 can be used as an extender. Think of it as a cable box to keep things simple. It ties other rooms back to your HTPC DVR.
Forum: PlayStation Area   02-11-2016, 02:29 PM
Replies: 6,146
Views: 514,236
Posted By TornadoTJ
If it is what I think it is (I didn't get the...

If it is what I think it is (I didn't get the full kit), it's the sync button to connect the guitar to the receiver.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-11-2016, 01:37 PM
Replies: 1,945
Views: 71,340
Posted By TornadoTJ
Yeah, I did it. It's compatible with the HDHR...

Yeah, I did it. It's compatible with the HDHR View app and the other Android stuff I've been doing, so $50 isn't too bad and I don't have to drive around hoping to find one at a lousy WalMart (I hate...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-11-2016, 01:25 PM
Replies: 1,945
Views: 71,340
Posted By TornadoTJ
Well, wouldn't everyone? :D The rumor is you...

Well, wouldn't everyone? :D

The rumor is you can use the WalMart Android app to find them in stock. But I have not been able to find any around me. So another mentioned that sometimes they have...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-11-2016, 01:19 PM
Replies: 1,945
Views: 71,340
Posted By TornadoTJ
Yes but that says $69. And I'm trying to find one...

Yes but that says $69. And I'm trying to find one at WalMart for $25 (closeout). If I'm paying $70, I'm going to spring for another Shield.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-11-2016, 01:06 PM
Replies: 1,945
Views: 71,340
Posted By TornadoTJ
I have tried the HDHR plug-in for Plex, and I do...

I have tried the HDHR plug-in for Plex, and I do NOT like it, not at all. Granted, that was on a Roku 3, as I have no need to use it on the Shield. If you didn't see it, I sold my Roku 3 yesterday...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-11-2016, 12:53 PM
Replies: 1,945
Views: 71,340
Posted By TornadoTJ
There is a big difference between live TV and...

There is a big difference between live TV and recorded TV. Your initial question was if you could watch the recorded TV on other devices, and the answer to that is "yes", through Plex. In fact, this...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-11-2016, 09:39 AM
Replies: 1,945
Views: 71,340
Posted By TornadoTJ
Put Plex or Emby on the back end and you can play...

Put Plex or Emby on the back end and you can play back the recordings on any device, as long as they are not copy once.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-11-2016, 08:33 AM
Replies: 1,945
Views: 71,340
Posted By TornadoTJ
HD. The one that works just fine is an LG G...

HD.

The one that works just fine is an LG G Pad 7.0. It's one of those freebies from Verizon.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-11-2016, 08:10 AM
Replies: 1,945
Views: 71,340
Posted By TornadoTJ
Depending on the speed of the tablet, the...

Depending on the speed of the tablet, the non-transcoded feed from my Prime works perfectly. IMO, the Extend has some issues, and I have a thread regarding this over on the SD forum. Some have said...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-10-2016, 08:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 115
Posted By TornadoTJ
If you install Subsonic, you can set it to...

If you install Subsonic, you can set it to Jukebox mode and control from your phone. Why? I never understood why anyone would want their TV on to listen to music, so to me this is the best solution. ...
Forum: PlayStation Area   02-09-2016, 03:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 61
Posted By TornadoTJ
Easy. Cactus. Looks like a cross between...

Easy. Cactus. Looks like a cross between Llamatron (or Robotron for you non-Atari folks) and Super Stardust.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-09-2016, 03:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 708
Posted By TornadoTJ
I don't feel that ECC RAM is overkill for a home...

I don't feel that ECC RAM is overkill for a home server, not if you want it to be as reliable as possible. But then I work for a huge company where reliability is paramount, and I've been in IT for...
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