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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-13-2016, 11:06 AM
Replies: 4,086
Views: 816,386
Posted By 6volt
The TV is a friends. They are in their 70's and...

The TV is a friends. They are in their 70's and not too savvy if you know what I mean. They would have issues selecting inputs - in fact, going from cable to apps will be a challenge for them.
...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-13-2016, 12:33 AM
Replies: 4,086
Views: 816,386
Posted By 6volt
Do I have to use the Samsung Wireless Link?

The Samsung Wireless Link (WIS09ABGN, WIS09AGBN2, WIS10ABGN) recommended for my TV (UN55C6400RF) appears to be a USB wireless stick.

Do I have to buy the Recommended Samsung stick or can I use any...
Forum: HTPC Gaming   03-14-2016, 12:07 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,988
Posted By 6volt
There are a couple threads out there of people...

There are a couple threads out there of people building a HTPC to eliminate a "Pre/Pro" but they are way over my head - for starters, they user ThunderBolt interface instead of USB3. (TB seems to be...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-08-2016, 07:28 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,611
Posted By 6volt
SPL in the room should be the objective. ...

SPL in the room should be the objective.

This is determined by the total power output of all the channels. (neglecting different speaker efficiencies)

For Max SPL for a given power supply,...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   03-03-2016, 04:27 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 39,915
Posted By 6volt
Just be sure you can return it if it doesn't work.

Just be sure you can return it if it doesn't work.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   03-03-2016, 01:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,167
Posted By 6volt
RE: "...dumping non-all HDMI gear..." ...

RE: "...dumping non-all HDMI gear..."

Sounds nice, but unfortunately HDMIarc is "non-HDMI gear" too.

OTA TV tuners have to output DD5.1 for processing and the ONLY output is Optical, Coax, or...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-24-2016, 06:02 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,129
Posted By 6volt
"...it was supposed to do that..." Wow. So this...

"...it was supposed to do that..." Wow. So this is how Hisense is going to "dominate the 4k market."

I'm thinking the best you could do would be to get your money back.

I think the only Force...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-18-2016, 04:10 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 16,946
Posted By 6volt
B&H: Unfortunately, I talked with B&H and...

B&H:

Unfortunately, I talked with B&H and they said they did not have anything that would do what I want (HTPC to replace a true Pre/Pro.)

JRiver:

Only media center software out that that...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-18-2016, 07:26 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 16,946
Posted By 6volt
HatlessChimp, The question in my mind is...

HatlessChimp,

The question in my mind is there are two ways the audio could be output from the PC:


It is passed RAW through HDMI

In this case, one would think the sound card would not...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-17-2016, 06:12 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,129
Posted By 6volt
Tommy... So you get LOOM on Youtube only? ...

Tommy...

So you get LOOM on Youtube only?

Interesting.

Once my set LOOMs, it LOOMs everything - all non5.1DD, and all PCM output if I switch it from RAW.

There was a thread somewhere...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-16-2016, 05:43 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,129
Posted By 6volt
Tommy..., Did all 5.1DD work OK w/o LOOM? ...

Tommy...,

Did all 5.1DD work OK w/o LOOM?

If you switch output to PCM does it LOOM for ALL sources?

Since the TV speakers seem to work OK always, they are probably correct that the...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-14-2016, 04:11 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,129
Posted By 6volt
Auto... and Tommy..., DID YOU TRY MY...

Auto... and Tommy...,

DID YOU TRY MY RESETTING TV PROCEDURE? (Post #88 (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=88%29) )

Once it LOOMs, does it LOOM for ALL...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-07-2016, 08:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,506
Posted By 6volt
HaHa, nothing like resurrecting a 7 year old...

HaHa, nothing like resurrecting a 7 year old thread... but no one answered the OP!

A $5000 Pioneer subwoofer is so far out in Left Field considering the kinds of speakers I'm familiar with that...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-05-2016, 04:39 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 16,946
Posted By 6volt
Awesome prognostication that eventually, the...

Awesome prognostication that eventually, the surround software will accommodate any speaker positions. Automatically!

They could also take into account the room acoustics (shape and surface...
Forum: HTPC Gaming   02-03-2016, 10:07 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,988
Posted By 6volt
I read articles about this stuff and the jargon...

I read articles about this stuff and the jargon is way over my head - but it sounds to me like they want to use the HTPC as a BD player/pre/pro since they said get Atmos decode from Power DVD.

My...
Forum: HTPC Gaming   02-02-2016, 06:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,988
Posted By 6volt
Seems in the past year or two, there have been...

Seems in the past year or two, there have been people work on this - actually building PC's that do this.

Here is one link: ...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-30-2016, 11:37 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,129
Posted By 6volt
LOOM Cause & Fix Method - another confirmation! ...

LOOM Cause & Fix Method - another confirmation!

Task 1: Cause LOOM: (looks like it is becoming clear how to make it LOOM)

GoTo Tuner
GoTo Netflix

LOOM

Task 2: Attempt Fix LOOM (w/o TV...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-29-2016, 08:22 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,129
Posted By 6volt
NO! You must have previously used HDMI3 so...

NO!

You must have previously used HDMI3 so when you TURN ON your TV, it comes up on HDMI3. You DON'T want it coming up on the Tuner. (I wouldn't think it has to be HDMI3. Any other HDMI I...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-27-2016, 03:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,155
Posted By 6volt
I'm going to run the Yamaha RX-V667 up the...

I'm going to run the
Yamaha RX-V667
up the flag pole.

It has HDMI 1.4a and hence ARC.

They sell right around that price. Probably can get a new one for $250 and a used one for $150.

So...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-27-2016, 03:24 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,129
Posted By 6volt
LOOM SOLVED??? I may have a "method" to stop...

LOOM SOLVED??? I may have a "method" to stop the Looming.

My set will work days at a stretch 100% OK, then something sets off LOOM.

Once LOOM occurs, everything is messed up:


non 5.1...
Forum: HTPC Gaming   01-25-2016, 07:47 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,988
Posted By 6volt
pjb16, I really can't argue with you. My...

pjb16, I really can't argue with you. My frustration has always been with high rate of obsolescence with this stuff.

Yes there are AVP(reamps), but they are usually higher end devices and hence...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-24-2016, 11:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,155
Posted By 6volt
A Timeless thread! I need to buy something...

A Timeless thread!

I need to buy something with an optical input to troubleshoot a problem I have.

I have a H-K AVR 430 (38 pounds worth) which is pre-HDMI (which really doesn't bother me)...
Forum: HTPC Gaming   01-24-2016, 07:28 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,988
Posted By 6volt
Apologies for the rant: How about all the...

Apologies for the rant:

How about all the people who blew a bundle on an AVR a few years back and now it's a technology "brick" since Dolby ATMOS and 4k has come out.

A receiver was convenient...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-24-2016, 03:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 43
Posted By 6volt
Upgrade H-K AVR 430 on the cheap.

First, I have no issues with my 430 since I only use it for surround. However, I have a optical digital audio issue with a 4k TV I just bot.

I have no other receiver with optical input.

Since...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-24-2016, 03:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 85
Posted By 6volt
Are these manufacturer observations associated...

Are these manufacturer observations associated with their flagship models, or all the way down to their entry level products?

How did the manufacturers fare 2 and 5 years ago?
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