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Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-21-2015, 01:09 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 7,621
Posted By dbc
Guide data was expiring soon, so checked online...

Guide data was expiring soon, so checked online for any issues. I then learned about the switch to Rovi.

Ran setup to switchover since I was still on zap2it. However, many channels were lost...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-26-2013, 03:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 538
Posted By dbc
I didn't see anything in the manual of your TV...

I didn't see anything in the manual of your TV supporting anything more than 480i. But your WD media player should have a composite output, no?

Does your HDMI converter support SD resolutions?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-28-2011, 12:39 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,801
Posted By dbc
Meh, for an unlimited budget, forget about...

Meh, for an unlimited budget, forget about hardware. For me it would be all custom software. Not realistic at all, but you can always dream.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-06-2011, 03:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 889
Posted By dbc
As noted above, XP has always supported multiple...

As noted above, XP has always supported multiple cores (in one physical CPU). I'm running a box with a Core 2 Duo.

Whether it makes a difference or not depends on the programs you are using, and...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-18-2011, 02:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 603
Posted By dbc
If you like your Z-5500's, why not just get a...

If you like your Z-5500's, why not just get a new receiver only? Connect up the speakers normally, but use the 5500 analog input for the sub.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-06-2011, 10:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,068
Posted By dbc
Are you using the same screen / monitor?

Are you using the same screen / monitor?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-15-2011, 09:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,018
Posted By dbc
If it's just OTA HD, the video on your T60...

If it's just OTA HD, the video on your T60 doesn't sound like a deal breaker.

Everything will depend more on the system requirements of your specific tuner dongle.

If you want to playback...
Forum: Xbox Area   06-15-2011, 09:53 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,643
Posted By dbc
Rez was fantastic, so I'll likely pick this up...

Rez was fantastic, so I'll likely pick this up soon.

The Kinect controls seem to suit this game very well, but I won't get one for only a single game.
Forum: Xbox Area   06-08-2011, 10:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,850
Posted By dbc
Quote:Originally Posted by mproper...

Quote:Originally Posted by mproper http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/20536617)

I really don't think there's a difference. One is sending the...
Forum: Xbox Area   11-29-2010, 02:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 954
Posted By dbc
I also tried the demo this weekend. Played one...

I also tried the demo this weekend. Played one game, and was disappointed that the music is not the same. Quite fun, but I'll hang onto my DC for a little while longer.
Forum: Xbox Area   10-26-2010, 12:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 844
Posted By dbc
I'm using wired because the inconvenience of...

I'm using wired because the inconvenience of batteries trumps the inconvenience of a wire snaking around IMO.

But almost everyone uses wireless. If you're looking to reduce latency, there's...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-29-2010, 01:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,720
Posted By dbc
Quote:Originally Posted by GreenEyez...

Quote:Originally Posted by GreenEyez http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/19262023)

IMO you`re clueless. Noisy? I can`t hear mine at 2am in the...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-17-2010, 11:09 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,369
Posted By dbc
Quote:Originally Posted by GreenEyez...

Quote:Originally Posted by GreenEyez http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/19204336)

If memory serves me right, weren`t most CRTs maxing out to about...
Forum: Xbox Area   03-29-2010, 10:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,942
Posted By dbc
I'm guessing the wire gauge will be OK with the...

I'm guessing the wire gauge will be OK with the Ethernet cable.

More importantly, see if you can find some wire management product that will serve like some "armor". Like that nylon spiral that...
Forum: Xbox Area   11-26-2009, 08:53 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,246
Posted By dbc
Games unfinished - almost everything. Welcome to...

Games unfinished - almost everything. Welcome to the world of game collecting!

I have no idea how I'm going to finish a stack of my last gen games (PS2, XBox, GC). I'll likely have to run a...
Forum: Xbox Area   11-24-2009, 10:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,277
Posted By dbc
Double check your 360 remote settings. From what...

Double check your 360 remote settings. From what I remember, it can accept commands from a generic MCE type remote or a specific XBox remote.

Using a Harmony 550 to power toggle mine.
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   06-23-2008, 09:01 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,445
Posted By dbc
Your TV is likely SD only. 1024x768 over...

Your TV is likely SD only.

1024x768 over S-video is not the same as 720p.

If the display seems fine and readable, leave it at that. But you may find that 1024x768 over VGA to a computer...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   06-09-2008, 08:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,317
Posted By dbc
With a HD signal in, that TV has some zoom...

With a HD signal in, that TV has some zoom modes, but are meant more for zooming/stretching 4:3 aspect images (like an upconverted SD image). You'll likely find that you'll lose too much of the...
Forum: HTPC Gaming   05-09-2008, 08:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,534
Posted By dbc
The PC gaming landscape has changed alot - at...

The PC gaming landscape has changed alot - at that time, simulation type games were more popular. Nowadays, it's all FPS, RTS, and MMORPG. As games continue to be influenced by consoles, I'm not...
Forum: HDTV Technical   03-15-2008, 01:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 11,249
Posted By dbc
Good point about the non-symmetrical results....

Good point about the non-symmetrical results. I'm not familiar with the CAD software used, but I can only assume that the results are calculated with numerical methods - a solution is "converged" on...
Forum: HD DVD Players   02-18-2008, 12:08 PM
Replies: 772
Views: 41,886
Posted By dbc
Quote:Originally Posted by ottscay...

Quote:Originally Posted by ottscay http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/13139022)

Gah!!!! This is the stupidest comparison ever! Video games have a...
Forum: HD DVD Players   02-17-2008, 09:09 AM
Replies: 772
Views: 41,886
Posted By dbc
Just a few random comments. HD-DVD always...

Just a few random comments.

HD-DVD always suffered from poor public image due to lukewarm marketing. One of the more interesting angles for me has been hardware support. Blu-Ray has players from...
Forum: HD DVD Software   02-01-2008, 08:12 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 9,577
Posted By dbc
Wow, this thread is still going? I can only add...

Wow, this thread is still going? I can only add my 2 word review:

Fighting + Muscles.
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   01-25-2008, 10:52 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 17,834
Posted By dbc
Quote:Originally Posted by ColinBrown44...

Quote:Originally Posted by ColinBrown44 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/12916478)

Hi,

So correct me if I'm wrong. RCA cables are under little...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-18-2008, 03:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,464
Posted By dbc
Stop the presses! Someone bought a $100+ cable...

Stop the presses! Someone bought a $100+ cable and it worked! How nice!

Well, at least I won't have to worry about non-big box stores running out of stock on more inexpensive cables. Phew!
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