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Forum: Tweaks and Do-It-Yourself   07-09-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 123
Posted By riffer
I'm in the same boat, no grounded wiring. Brick...

I'm in the same boat, no grounded wiring. Brick Wall, Zero Surge, Surgex and PS Audio all offer non-MOV surge protection and reportedly don't require a ground line. My understanding is that Surgex...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   06-28-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 248
Posted By riffer
Jensen VRD-1FF...

Jensen VRD-1FF http://www.jensen-transformers.com/iso_vid.html
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-27-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 391
Posted By riffer
Agree. Total garbage.

Agree. Total garbage.
Forum: AVS Articles   06-27-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 7,590
Posted By riffer
Ben Hur 50th Anniversary Blu-ray. So many...

Ben Hur 50th Anniversary Blu-ray.

So many people have seen so many bad prints of this movie on crappy displays that it always brings out the "wow" factor. Especially when you mention you're...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-20-2014, 04:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 609
Posted By riffer
I cascade the parts to someone else in my family,...

I cascade the parts to someone else in my family, or if there are no takers, I sell the valuable stuff and chuck the rest.
Forum: Speakers   06-20-2014, 04:19 AM
Replies: 485
Views: 92,970
Posted By riffer
I run mine with a Magnum Dynalab MD-209 (125...

I run mine with a Magnum Dynalab MD-209 (125 Watts into 8 ohms). I had a Simaudio i-5 before that and never felt it had enough "oomph" for the Arros.
Forum: Speakers   06-17-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 800
Posted By riffer
I have some Belden 5T00UP in my system and there...

I have some Belden 5T00UP in my system and there is nothing wrong with it, but like ermghoti (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/members/8496466-ermghoti.html) says, it is just very nice lamp wire. I...
Forum: Speakers   06-17-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 7,176
Views: 455,184
Posted By riffer
Maybe they will just put it in "Class A" with one...

Maybe they will just put it in "Class A" with one more $ sign than the Ultima2's :)
Forum: Speakers   06-17-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 485
Views: 92,970
Posted By riffer
I have the Arro's, but they were aided...

I have the Arro's, but they were aided considerably by adding the Storm subwoofer. This was recommended to me by a dealer after having the Arro's in twice for blown woofers. I haven't blown one...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   06-14-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 212
Posted By riffer
Yep. Worked fine.

Yep. Worked fine.
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   06-12-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 212
Posted By riffer
+1 I bought something like that (maybe even...

+1

I bought something like that (maybe even the same one) off ebay for about $20 shipped. Three to one with a remote. Worked fine.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-06-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 384
Posted By riffer
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by wiley165 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1534444/need-htpc-cooling-advice#post_24800409)

In a way, I did reference the...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-06-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 384
Posted By riffer
You can buy filters that have screw holes in...

You can buy filters that have screw holes in them the correct size to match your fans:

http://www.performance-pcs.com/catalog/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=36_463_461

If you are going to the...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-04-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 384
Posted By riffer
Well heat rises, so I would blow in the bottom...

Well heat rises, so I would blow in the bottom and suck out the top. Mount the fans at the back of the cabinet . Filter the intake fan (s). Just a little airflow will do wonders.

Also, I would...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   05-28-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,713
Posted By riffer
Unless they improve the lousy fast forward, I...

Unless they improve the lousy fast forward, I have no interest.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-28-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 3,036
Views: 354,491
Posted By riffer
Sony will be the last company to produce a...

Sony will be the last company to produce a region-free player http://files.avsforum.com/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-19-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 554
Views: 114,422
Posted By riffer
For what it's worth, I have Cisco...

For what it's worth, I have Cisco 4642HD>Component Video Cable>Colossus>Component Video Cable>HDTV and that works.

Also, last time I tried it, the Rogers Cisco 4642HD would not output to both the...
Forum: HTPC Computer Items   02-15-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 158
Posted By riffer
I have a couple of enclosures for sale: ...

I have a couple of enclosures for sale:

Silverstone Milo ML04B $50

This is essentially new. I bought it a few weeks ago and put a system in it, but I only used it for a few days. I rearranged...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   01-27-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 932
Posted By riffer
I have both the monoprice and Blue Jean's ones....

I have both the monoprice and Blue Jean's ones. Both are good.

Monoprice - tighter fit, perhaps too tight, Nice covers for when you are storing them.

Blue Jeans - Nicer looking, availability...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-26-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 17,630
Views: 1,367,247
Posted By riffer
I'm considering picking one of these up. One...

I'm considering picking one of these up. One thing I can't get straight. Does the 103 have a thumbnail view for photos viewed from a dlna server? There is some mention of it being made available in...
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   01-23-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,995
Posted By riffer
This is a known issue with the Debut, but you...

This is a known issue with the Debut, but you certainly have come up with the simplest and most elegant solution o/\o
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-27-2013, 07:23 AM
Replies: 3,036
Views: 354,491
Posted By riffer
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by mdavej http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1450585/official-sony-bdp-s1100-bdp-s3100-and-bdp-s5100/2070#post_24104468)

What's the...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-21-2013, 03:49 PM
Replies: 3,036
Views: 354,491
Posted By riffer
I just purchased a BDP-S3100 this afternoon. Is...

I just purchased a BDP-S3100 this afternoon. Is there an alternate remote code set? The player's remote is conflicting with another device in the system that can't be changed.

Thanks

Edit:...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-16-2013, 07:53 PM
Replies: 11,134
Views: 1,354,471
Posted By riffer
I rip using MakeMKV and you can rip just the...

I rip using MakeMKV and you can rip just the audio and subtitle tracks you want. You can also pick the files you want to rip, but as a practical matter it is difficult to determine what is what, so...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   12-14-2013, 06:59 AM
Replies: 5,027
Views: 625,923
Posted By riffer
Windows share - I just had to wait 15 minutes or...

Windows share - I just had to wait 15 minutes or so while the arrow circled for them to come back. Since then they have been okay.

Edit - Wired ethernet.
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