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Forum: HTPC Gaming   11-13-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,710
Posted By sharp360
diy hometheater desk

Made this for about $15.00 and works well. As you can tell, i'm no master craftsman lol. Just posted this in another thread, sorry for reposting but this seems to be what you and i were looking...
Forum: HTPC Gaming   11-13-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,932
Posted By sharp360
Oh yeah, home theater gaming is great

I prefer to use controllers because that is what i grew up on, but i also built a little "desk" that goes into my cup holders for mouse and keyboard games. My only issue is that some games don't...
Forum: HTPC Gaming   11-13-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,368
Posted By sharp360
Your TV is not 120hz

TVs for the most part us frame interpolation (motion flow, reality creation, whatever marketing gimmick name they can think of). This takes a 60hz signal and inserts extra frames. It is not truly...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-13-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 457
Posted By sharp360
I've been feeding my own 34 year old gaming...

I've been feeding my own 34 year old gaming addiction with fallout 4, destiny, and halo this week so i still haven't spent that much time with the controller. I will say though right out of the box...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-12-2015, 01:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 457
Posted By sharp360
Steam controller is a nice htpc accessory

Just got my steam controller today. For those unfamiliar, the steam controller uses a haptic feedback pads instead of the traditional joysticks you'll find on most controllers (it still has one left...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-09-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 139
Posted By sharp360
I do have that utility installed, i'll have to...

I do have that utility installed, i'll have to look at it. I set most of my fans to silent, took off the overclock, and am still getting the noise. I think i might be getting a lot of turbulence...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-09-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 139
Posted By sharp360
Need help with HTPC fan noise

I just recently installed a new power supply (corsair cs750m) and hard drive and have noticed that the noise coming from my fans has increased considerably. The corsair is supposed to be 0db under...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   12-08-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,890
Posted By sharp360
What chairs did you purchase?

What chairs did you purchase? Just curious as i was looking to upgrade my seating. Those look like palisers... Also, are you a tall guy by any chance. I'm 6'5" and have struggled finding an...
Forum: Home Theater Gaming   10-27-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,184
Posted By sharp360
I'm pretty sure that 1080p 120hz only works with...

I'm pretty sure that 1080p 120hz only works with display port or dual link DVI cable. I'm not sure if any TVs have these, that is why you need an actual monitor. I think some of the 4k monitors...
Forum: HDTV Programming   10-27-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 11,445
Views: 451,080
Posted By sharp360
Last episode not in surround sound

Last night i caught the second airing of the show and for some reason it was only in stereo. Anyone else notice this? My provider is DirectTv and wasn't having this issue with other program...
Forum: Xbox Area   10-27-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 3,533
Views: 68,689
Posted By sharp360
Looking for some more friends!

I'm a level 28 hunter. I only have a couple friends that i play with consistently. Always seem to be one short when it comes time to do the weekly level 28, nightfall, crucible etc. Please add me...
Forum: Xbox Area   10-06-2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 3,533
Views: 68,689
Posted By sharp360
Just sent some friend requests to you guys. If...

Just sent some friend requests to you guys. If anyone else is looking for more players to add for strikes, crucible, etc please add me. Gamertag is MASTERpTWINKIE on xbox one. Usually on around...
Forum: Home Theater Gaming   07-28-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,916
Posted By sharp360
I think that is something you just going to have...

I think that is something you just going to have to deal with. 30 FPS is not ideal for any game with a lot of fast motion. I don't think the solution is to go to a display with a slower refresh rate....
Forum: Xbox Area   06-19-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 728
Posted By sharp360
I'd like to have both options, I think the snap...

I'd like to have both options, I think the snap to TV feature is pretty cool. So are you telling me that straight pass through to the TV through the Xbox won't work unless the Xbox is powered on?
Forum: Xbox Area   06-19-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 728
Posted By sharp360
New xbox one owner w/ questions

I have my cable box (direct tv) plugged into the system. However, unless the xbox is on, I can't watch tv. Doesn't it pass through video w/o having the system on?
I don't mind but the less tech...
Forum: Home Theater Gaming   06-19-2014, 12:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 9,289
Posted By sharp360
I have a sony hw30 with a 119" screen. console...

I have a sony hw30 with a 119" screen. console and pc gaming is great.
http://i1134.photobucket.com/albums/m603/peterschuch/BigscreenAC3_zps3f5db6bd.jpg...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-18-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,032
Posted By sharp360
I have a darbee darblet and it is one of the best...

I have a darbee darblet and it is one of the best (and least expensive) upgrades i've done in my theater. However, unless you are only running one source (htpc) to a monitor, you'd be better served...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-18-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 425
Views: 14,469
Posted By sharp360
As stated the rack ears are just for extra...

As stated the rack ears are just for extra stability. I didn't use them in my rack. I did find a nice 4u rack shelf from middle Atlantic (U4V) that offered good ventilation. Especially for the...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-17-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 627
Posted By sharp360
I didn't use any lacquer, would that be the same...

I didn't use any lacquer, would that be the same as polyurethane? I know I have some of that around.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-17-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 627
Posted By sharp360
Lightbulb DIY HTPC desk project for home theater

I have a front projector setup with home theater chairs. For most tasks the combination of my harmony remote/logitech k400 gets me by fine. However, i do also game on my htpc and a hard surface is...
Forum: Home Theater Gaming   04-30-2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,913
Posted By sharp360
I own the sony hw30es projector. It has about a...

I own the sony hw30es projector. It has about a 30ms lag similar to the panny projector. It has never been noticeable to me. I'm not a hardcore FPS player, but I do play COD and have never thought I...
Forum: Home Theater Gaming   04-30-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 928
Posted By sharp360
When you right click on the volume icon do you...

When you right click on the volume icon do you seen any hdmi devices listed under playback devices? For example, look for Yamaha and make sure it is selected as default adio device. Also, I can't...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-23-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,473
Posted By sharp360
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by dan4081 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1520909/harmony-keyboard#post_24439184)

I think you missed that the Harmony Keyboard...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-23-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 347
Posted By sharp360
I have an LG WH12NS40 bluray drive/burner. When...

I have an LG WH12NS40 bluray drive/burner. When it works, all is great. However it keeps disappearing from my system. At first I though the sata cable must be loose. Pulled it off and redid it an it...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-25-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,080
Posted By sharp360
Need a little help. I have an lg wh14ns40 BD...

Need a little help. I have an lg wh14ns40 BD drive. My problem is that windows doesn't see it for what it is. It just shows as a generic cd/dvd drive. This was not the case at first. It was working,...
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