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Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   07-20-2014, 04:13 PM
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Posted By GGA
BTW my Netflix even with these minimum speeds...

BTW my Netflix even with these minimum speeds never has to buffer. Thank goodness for small favors.
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   07-20-2014, 11:52 AM
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Posted By GGA
I did not mean to imply that cable was worse. I...

I did not mean to imply that cable was worse. I just do not want another subscription and box.

Have you considered using VPN? Seems like you have everything you need.
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   07-20-2014, 11:25 AM
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Views: 546,094
Posted By GGA
The problem is strictly when streaming Netflix....

The problem is strictly when streaming Netflix. Amazon Instant always comes in at 25M and internet connection speed test shows 58M with 75M Fios. It is a 24/7 problem. There are no other ISPs...
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   07-19-2014, 10:19 AM
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Posted By GGA
On the same day at 10pm PDT (1am EDT) I watched...

On the same day at 10pm PDT (1am EDT) I watched Cheers, an SD series, and the highest I got was 384SD, could not even get to 480SD.

This started 3 weeks ago. Topanga is part Los Angeles county...
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   07-18-2014, 03:44 PM
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Views: 546,094
Posted By GGA
It looks like putting a router in front of my...

It looks like putting a router in front of my Sony BDP may not be such a royal pain after all. It looks like the author did it with his TV pretty easily.

Unfortunately those Asus routers are...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   07-18-2014, 10:12 AM
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Views: 52,036
Posted By GGA
That is very interesting. How does recording at...

That is very interesting. How does recording at -20dBFS improve things and what does it improve? Like you said I was always told to get near zero. I am primarily archiving my vinyl to digital. Thanks.
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   07-17-2014, 04:52 PM
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Views: 546,094
Posted By GGA
Thanks. That is what I thought but was hoping...

Thanks. That is what I thought but was hoping there was an easy way to trick the VPN into thinking the BDP was a computer. It looks like SkOrPn has a workaround though.
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   07-17-2014, 04:47 PM
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Views: 546,094
Posted By GGA
Thanks for the info. Here is my flow chart: ...

Thanks for the info. Here is my flow chart:

Verizon Fios Modem/Router (5 lines out) -> one line to DLink Switch (DSS-8+) on 1st floor ->one line to Star Tech fiber media converter -> Netgear...
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   07-17-2014, 03:57 PM
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Posted By GGA
If I subscribe to a VPN can I put its DNS only in...

If I subscribe to a VPN can I put its DNS only in my Sony S1100 BD player that I use for streaming Netflix? I don't see that I need the VPN anywhere else.

In post #5912...
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   07-16-2014, 05:08 PM
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Views: 546,094
Posted By GGA
FWIW starting about two weeks my 50M Fios+Netflix...

FWIW starting about two weeks my 50M Fios+Netflix maximum speed became 480SD with my Sony S1100. Previously I had no trouble getting 5800 SuperHD. Amazon (25M) and the internet (50M) still work fine....
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   07-14-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 195
Posted By GGA
Thanks for the info. The reason I bought the...

Thanks for the info. The reason I bought the S1100 was because it went to 5800k so quickly.

I just played "Example Short" with Silverlight and it went to 720p (1750kbps) very quickly. This seems...
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   07-14-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 195
Posted By GGA
Netflix+Fios Max Speed 480SD!

Last week the max speed I could get while watching Netflix was 480 SD. Previously I was able to get 5800 SuperHD. No changes were made to the system.

I have a Sony BDP S1100 with wired internet...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-07-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 1,441
Views: 213,157
Posted By GGA
Hello Charles, You have written several...

Hello Charles,

You have written several times how important it is to separate the audio and video signals, sending video only to the display and audio only to the SSP.

Is there an advantage...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   06-09-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 12,804
Posted By GGA
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by 3ll3d00d http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1476117/how-to-replace-your-home-theater-pre-pro-with-a-htpc/180#post_24811138)


To...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   06-09-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 7,207
Views: 361,770
Posted By GGA
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by dancjodanc http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1313052/the-official-theta-thread/6990#post_24810734)

I have the right slot for the...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   05-14-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 1,711
Views: 70,092
Posted By GGA
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by audioguy http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   05-12-2014, 05:21 PM
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Views: 70,092
Posted By GGA
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by stephenbr http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   05-12-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 1,711
Views: 70,092
Posted By GGA
Here is the word from the horse's mouth, or...

Here is the word from the horse's mouth, or rather an engineer at Datasat:
Quote:The fan size has not changed. The fan is limited to the size of the box. The later RS20i production units...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   05-11-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 1,711
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Posted By GGA
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by DanFrancis http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   05-11-2014, 05:56 PM
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Posted By GGA
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Kain http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   03-30-2014, 04:41 PM
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Posted By GGA
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by djnickuk http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   03-26-2014, 10:35 AM
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Posted By GGA
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by tangcoma http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   03-26-2014, 10:02 AM
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Views: 70,092
Posted By GGA
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Wookii http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   03-21-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 775
Views: 22,176
Posted By GGA
Quote:Yes, it's certainly true that all digital...

Quote:Yes, it's certainly true that all digital signals have an analog component to them, but the point of it being "digital" is that it rejects most if not all analog noise because it's only...
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   03-07-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 1,309
Views: 160,768
Posted By GGA
Thanks. Have no idea why my two would not work....

Thanks. Have no idea why my two would not work. Maybe there has been an update. Will have to try again.

If you don't mind, what do you get if set to Auto and source is Netflix SD? I used to get...
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