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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-27-2015, 03:53 PM
Replies: 1,226
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Posted By metropole
I checked the settings as suggested, looks all...

I checked the settings as suggested, looks all good. This happened with "Penguins of Madagascar".
Frankly, I am ending up with a lot of 5.1 content through Netflix.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-26-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 1,226
Views: 132,933
Posted By metropole
I have a question about the SR7007 DTS 7.1...

I have a question about the SR7007 DTS 7.1 handling.

Noticed today that the SR7007 treats DTS 7.1 as 6.1. The configuration LCD on the receiver indicates a 6.1 output with the two rears as a...
Forum: Speakers   03-29-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 88
Posted By metropole
I switched the FL and FR at the receiver....

I switched the FL and FR at the receiver. Unplugged FL from receiver FL and plugged into receiver FR. FL speaker + wire worked. FR speaker stopped working. Switched back, FL is dead again.
I...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-29-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 1,226
Views: 132,933
Posted By metropole
I posted over in the speaker section that either...

I posted over in the speaker section that either my Marantz 7007 receiver or a Veritas speaker has an issue. My front left is not outputting, or super faint. Turns out it is the receiver. I bought it...
Forum: Speakers   03-29-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 88
Posted By metropole
I did the test and can now confirm that the...

I did the test and can now confirm that the Marantz receiver is the issue. I bought the SR7007 on 1/28/2013. If I am not mistaken, there is a 3 year warranty?

Is there anything else I can do?...
Forum: Speakers   03-28-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 88
Posted By metropole
Lookign for help diagnosing an issue - Veritas speaker or Marantz receiver?

I have a set of 7.1 Energy Veritas speaker. The mains are 2.3i.
The receiver is a Marantz SR7007.

After a week of not using the setup I noticed no sound from the left main.

I tried different...
Forum: Home Automation   03-22-2015, 07:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 125
Posted By metropole
Not sure how to screw a meter. We are talking...

Not sure how to screw a meter. We are talking (wireless) Zigbee. The utility lists two devices and asks to contact them for connecting others. I am sure they don't mind as long as the device complies...
Forum: Home Automation   03-21-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 125
Posted By metropole
Smartmeter integration - Zigbee - real time reading

My utility (Comed) just installed a Smartmeter. I can now look historic energy usage online.
I would like to be able to read in real-time my consumption.
I thought there would be more choice for...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-20-2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 117
Posted By metropole
That Lovefilm option seems interesting. But I am...

That Lovefilm option seems interesting. But I am like you, I would like to test first.

Meanwhile I downloaded the AmazonMCEAddin and installed. I am running into the csrfToken token encryption...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-20-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 117
Posted By metropole
Amazon video for MCE

Just wanted to double-check my options for Amazon on MCE.
Is this the option?
http://sharepointsnapple.com/amazonmceaddin/
Forum: Tweaks and Do-It-Yourself   12-20-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 235
Posted By metropole
Unfortunately, PoE wiring is not feasible. Still,...

Unfortunately, PoE wiring is not feasible. Still, I would need to add backup power the PoE equipment.
Forum: Tweaks and Do-It-Yourself   12-20-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 235
Posted By metropole
Yes, that might work. BTW. Here is an example of...

Yes, that might work. BTW. Here is an example of a camera:
http://foscam.us/plug-and-play-cameras/foscam-fi9831pw-megapixel-wireless-ip-camera.html

It uses a 5V - 2 amp power supply.


Are you...
Forum: Tweaks and Do-It-Yourself   12-19-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 235
Posted By metropole
Looking for mini-UPS ideas for IP security cameras

I have a couple of distributed wireless IP cameras. All come with their own power supply.
I would like to add a UPS for each camera.
I found a small APC BGE70 UPS. However, it still is a bit big...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-03-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,115
Posted By metropole
Still have the issue with streaming Xfinity HD...

Still have the issue with streaming Xfinity HD OnDemand. A show will work a little while until I get the rotating circles and then stops. Clicking on non-HD seems to always work. All works in...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-02-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,115
Posted By metropole
I did not get an original remote with my xbox. At...

I did not get an original remote with my xbox. At the time this MediaCenter was the choice:
http://www.oneweb.co.uk/mythtv/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/mce-remote.jpg

I can exit MC through...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-02-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,115
Posted By metropole
Did some more testing. Comcast issue: It...

Did some more testing.

Comcast issue:
It appears video quality is a function of time of day. It seems Comacst is managing their video streams somehow.
In any case, video quality is still not...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   10-31-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 317
Posted By metropole
anyone knows what is inside a surge protector for...

anyone knows what is inside a surge protector for cable protection?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-31-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 1,226
Views: 132,933
Posted By metropole
too bad. Can I get an adapter to connect the...

too bad.

Can I get an adapter to connect the iPad to the receiver to get video?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-31-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 1,226
Views: 132,933
Posted By metropole
I finally connected my 7007 to the network. I...

I finally connected my 7007 to the network. I took the opportunity to upgrade to the latest FW as well.

My intent was to use the AirPlay feature. All works well for audio. However, I did not get...
Forum: Tweaks and Do-It-Yourself   10-31-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 212
Posted By metropole
Looking for correct DC power extension cable - netgear gs105ev2 power supply

I need an extension DC cable for my netgear gs105ev2 power supply.

Not 100% sure what plug I need to select. 1.3MM, 2.1MM 2.5MM ?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-30-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,115
Posted By metropole
Just some special contnet. TV5 Monde for...

Just some special contnet. TV5 Monde for example...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-30-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,115
Posted By metropole
I have to mention that I am using my Xbox as a...

I have to mention that I am using my Xbox as a MediaCenter extender (only for thsi purpose). It is connected HDMI 1080p and the picture quality is great for watching live or recorded TV. I designed...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-29-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,115
Posted By metropole
Downloaded the Xfinity app for the xbox tonight....

Downloaded the Xfinity app for the xbox tonight. I am a bit surprised about the bad image quality. Expected?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-28-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,115
Posted By metropole
Looks like this might be my only option. How does...

Looks like this might be my only option. How does it work? Does it create a plugin to essentially host a browser (with Xfinity) within the screen?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-27-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,115
Posted By metropole
That explains it. How does Tivo do OnDemand? Did...

That explains it. How does Tivo do OnDemand? Did they agree with Comcast on an IP uplink?
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