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Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   05-28-2014, 03:45 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 48,895
Posted By Bruce Embry
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by michaeltscott http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1472775/what-is-the-minimum-internet-speed-for-good-streaming#post_24765714)

Not...
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   05-27-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 48,895
Posted By Bruce Embry
Hi, If you believe the lie that the cable...

Hi,
If you believe the lie that the cable company promote, you need 20MB/SEC. The truth is it not really not the speed that matters as much as the type of network. Cable Modems are on a shared...
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   02-01-2014, 11:44 PM
Replies: 339
Views: 7,489
Posted By Bruce Embry
Hi all, I have been a audiophile every...

Hi all,

I have been a audiophile every since I was a teenager back in the early 70's.
So I have some vintage equipment purchase new and some equipment that I purchase off of EBAY.

Back in...
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   01-31-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 472
Posted By Bruce Embry
Hi All, I just have to jump on this. How about...

Hi All,
I just have to jump on this. How about all of those cord cuttings. Streaming Service and Local HDTV reception. Gee I've been doing this since 2006. Just think how much money I have saved....
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   01-19-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 801
Posted By Bruce Embry
Here's the real problem, I pay a fee to my...

Here's the real problem,
I pay a fee to my internet service provider to provide me a certain bandwidth i.e. 10MBS. That means that what I get 24 Hours a day, 7 days a week. OK why should I be force...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-12-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 335
Posted By Bruce Embry
Hi, I ran into the same problem and discovered...

Hi,
I ran into the same problem and discovered that I could not decode any Netflix encoded 5.1 videos. I tried everything using my Media Center PC.
I was successful in decoding Amazon Instant...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-05-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 17,195
Views: 1,273,232
Posted By Bruce Embry
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by FMW http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/781208/emotiva-thread-q-a-technical-talk-only/16770#post_24163023)

By listening for...
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   01-02-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 370
Posted By Bruce Embry
Happy New Year, We watched MAN OF STEEL via...

Happy New Year,
We watched MAN OF STEEL via Windows 8.1 Video last weekend. Video was in HD 1080p and audio turn out to be PLII. I wonder if it really was 5.1 LPCM. Next movie we watch, I will...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-27-2013, 11:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 264
Posted By Bruce Embry
Hi, I read this thread and not surprised about...

Hi,
I read this thread and not surprised about these newer receivers given problems. You may be better off going the separate route. I would recommend going with Emotiva UMC-200 and one of their 5...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-07-2013, 11:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,427
Posted By Bruce Embry
Hi, I tried to accomplish the same thing using...

Hi,
I tried to accomplish the same thing using Windows 8.1 Netflix Metro app and Creative 5.1 Pro USB sound card. In the Netflix app, it would display 5.1 Dolby Digital Plus as an option. So I...
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   11-28-2013, 07:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,401
Posted By Bruce Embry
From this thread, It look like the Cable...

From this thread,
It look like the Cable Internet is the major problem, which means that you cannot blame Netflix.
I just updated my Media Center PC to windows 8.1, I can watch any Netflix streams...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-27-2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,151
Posted By Bruce Embry
I still stand by what I said above. Bose 901s...

I still stand by what I said above. Bose 901s requires a proper setup to make them sing. and they do have very good imagining. Some of the speakers that I took a listen too were Infinity, JBL,...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-27-2013, 10:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,151
Posted By Bruce Embry
Hi, There is a general hatred for Bose...

Hi,
There is a general hatred for Bose everywhere you go on the internet. Personally I don't understand the reasons why. There seems to be a lot of people out there who think that they know more...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-23-2013, 06:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 368
Posted By Bruce Embry
Good evening all, I just upgraded my Media...

Good evening all,
I just upgraded my Media Center PC to Windows 8.1 last weekend. Today I discovered that the Video App allows one to access the Xbox-Live site. I watch one trailer and noticed that...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-23-2013, 12:56 PM
Replies: 412
Views: 23,573
Posted By Bruce Embry
Hi all, I just pulled the trigger on the...

Hi all,
I just pulled the trigger on the UMC-200 yesterday. It has shipped and delivery is expected on Tuesday. I'm am currently using a Technics DD/DTS surround processor. The Technics has serve...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-20-2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,161
Posted By Bruce Embry
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by blueiedgod http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1500520/build-a-pvr-to-record-directv#post_23973633)

Drop DirectTV and get Cable....
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-18-2013, 02:39 AM
Replies: 1,796
Views: 223,567
Posted By Bruce Embry
HI all, I was able to download the latest...

HI all,
I was able to download the latest drivers Windows 8 for my FusionHDTV 7 Dual Express a few nights ago. It took about 10 hours for the download to complete. I use WMC, so I removed the...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-18-2013, 02:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,660
Posted By Bruce Embry
Quote:Originally Posted by Jeff...

Quote:Originally Posted by Jeff Krogue http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-18-2013, 01:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 782
Posted By Bruce Embry
Was running Window 7 64Bit with Power DVD Ultra...

Was running Window 7 64Bit with Power DVD Ultra V10.
Upgraded to Windows 8.1 64Bit with PowerDVD Ultra V13 just this pasT weekend.
Still working out the kinks, but she is stable with no problems....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-10-2013, 06:20 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,198
Posted By Bruce Embry
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by kiwi2 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1497726/do-amplifier-classes-matter/30#post_23932871)

High damping factor and high...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-10-2013, 12:15 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,198
Posted By Bruce Embry
Hi All, I’m old school, and anything other...

Hi All,
I’m old school, and anything other than Class A or Class A/B simplify put is not High Fidelity. High-end speaker designers spend a lot of time designing cross-over networks to minimize...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-07-2013, 05:00 PM
Replies: 486
Views: 42,580
Posted By Bruce Embry
I have a question for anyone who like to provide...

I have a question for anyone who like to provide some feedback. Are there any firmware or other problems with the 975. I have been comparing the 975 to the UMC-200 and I think the 975 will be better...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-03-2013, 01:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 138
Posted By Bruce Embry
OK, 17 views and no comments! Bump!

OK, 17 views and no comments! Bump!
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-03-2013, 08:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 138
Posted By Bruce Embry
Hi All, I currently have an Technics SH-AC500D...

Hi All,
I currently have an Technics SH-AC500D DD/DTS surround processor that while still works well but is now outdated because of newer surround formats that require HDMI connections. This year I...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-17-2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 687
Posted By Bruce Embry
Games will output 5.1 LPCMs channels. That is 6...

Games will output 5.1 LPCMs channels. That is 6 channels of LPCM. Optical connections can support 2 channels of LPCM, Dolby Digital 5.1 and DTS 5.1. The question is how do you get the 5.1 channels...
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