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Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-16-2017, 05:27 PM
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Posted By lockdown571
So for the frontend I think the simplest solution...

So for the frontend I think the simplest solution is an Nvidia Shield given that it supports Plex, Kodi, Emby, and HDHomerun Prime (through Live Channels, Kodi, SageTV, and maybe other programs). It...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-13-2017, 07:33 PM
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Posted By lockdown571
What is your question exactly? I currently have...

What is your question exactly? I currently have my Shield serving movies from my NAS, live TV from my HDHomerun, emulators, and streaming services (Youtube, Netflix, Amazon, etc.). The list of things...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   02-01-2017, 06:03 PM
Replies: 13,262
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Posted By lockdown571
You need to turn on deep color for any input you...

You need to turn on deep color for any input you plan to watch HDR through. As far as changing the default HDR settings, it's up to your own taste. For instance the default settings are way too...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   02-01-2017, 05:50 PM
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Posted By lockdown571
An HDR notification should pop up in the top...

An HDR notification should pop up in the top right corner. Then if you go to picture settings one of the HDR modes will be selected.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-30-2017, 06:57 PM
Replies: 2,330
Views: 102,117
Posted By lockdown571
I am not surprised. The Amazon app is very buggy....

I am not surprised. The Amazon app is very buggy. The Amazon app on my LG TV is also super buggy. Amazon really needs to get their act together because all their apps that I have used have been...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   01-29-2017, 11:13 AM
Replies: 13,262
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Posted By lockdown571
You can watch HDR content via Netflix and Amazon...

You can watch HDR content via Netflix and Amazon on the Shield. For some reason Netflix will play back HDR content regardless of what color space the Shield is set to, but for the Amazon app you have...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   01-29-2017, 09:14 AM
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Posted By lockdown571
Thank y'all! Very interesting. Only problem now...

Thank y'all! Very interesting. Only problem now is that if I set my Nvidia Shield to Rec 2020 colors are very washed out.
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   01-29-2017, 07:58 AM
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Posted By lockdown571
Where is the PC mode setting?

Where is the PC mode setting?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-27-2017, 07:39 AM
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Views: 150,968
Posted By lockdown571
Performance seems quicker for me after the...

Performance seems quicker for me after the update. Also HDR is working for me now in the Plex app.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-25-2017, 06:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 444
Posted By lockdown571
Honestly I would just buy a Shield on Amazon. It...

Honestly I would just buy a Shield on Amazon. It should meet your requirements, but if it doesn't you can easily return it. Can't say I've tested 84TB myself (my server is only ~14 TB), but I've...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-24-2017, 03:42 PM
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Views: 230,193
Posted By lockdown571
Can anyone edit the list? FYI, Only God Forgives...

Can anyone edit the list? FYI, Only God Forgives (US blu-ray), there are forced subtitles starting around 9:26. 3rd PGS file.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-24-2017, 01:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 444
Posted By lockdown571
What do you do with your HTPC exactly? Streaming...

What do you do with your HTPC exactly? Streaming services? Playing local videos? I strongly recommend the Shield TV as it can do 90% of what an HTPC can do these days and is far superior for...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-21-2017, 03:59 PM
Replies: 2,330
Views: 102,117
Posted By lockdown571
Yep!

Yep!
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-17-2017, 05:44 PM
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Views: 102,117
Posted By lockdown571
I don't know all the technical details, but from...

I don't know all the technical details, but from what I understand that's a required functionality for UHD blu-rays. Meaning, Dolby Vision blu-rays (which I don't think are even out yet) will...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-17-2017, 03:46 PM
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Views: 102,117
Posted By lockdown571
There is a Vudu app (although keep in mind Vudu...

There is a Vudu app (although keep in mind Vudu only supports Dolby Vision now, they are apparently planning to add HDR10). DLNA should be possible through some Android TV apps like Kodi, right?...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-16-2017, 06:52 PM
Replies: 2,330
Views: 102,117
Posted By lockdown571
Getting HDR to activate through a receiver can be...

Getting HDR to activate through a receiver can be a PITA. I bought a brand new Yamaha TSR-7810 and HDR did not work out of the box despite Yamaha advertising HDR support prominently. I had do go...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-15-2017, 11:46 AM
Replies: 2,330
Views: 102,117
Posted By lockdown571
No if you have your Nvidia Shield set to output...

No if you have your Nvidia Shield set to output 4k, every video you play will be scaled by the Shield to 4K. You can manually set the Shield to output 1080p instead, in which case everything will be...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-15-2017, 11:38 AM
Replies: 2,330
Views: 102,117
Posted By lockdown571
The mediocre upscaling and lack of Dolby Vision...

The mediocre upscaling and lack of Dolby Vision support are literally my only disappointments with the Shield. Note that you can output 1080p from Shield to let your TV do the upscaling....
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-15-2017, 11:31 AM
Replies: 2,330
Views: 102,117
Posted By lockdown571
1. Yes 2. Yes, with the right Android TV apps ...

1. Yes
2. Yes, with the right Android TV apps
3. Subpar, it will be worse than the Oppo for sure
4. Yes, Netflix, Amazon, files over your network, etc.
5. Yes, apps like Plex and SPMC support...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-10-2017, 03:56 PM
Replies: 2,330
Views: 102,117
Posted By lockdown571
There was a CES video somewhere which also showed...

There was a CES video somewhere which also showed the new shield running an updated youtube app. Hopefully that will be bundled with the 1/16 software update and include HDR.

Edit: Here's the...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-10-2017, 03:47 PM
Replies: 3,848
Views: 150,968
Posted By lockdown571
How is streaming in afterthought? Isn't the...

How is streaming in afterthought? Isn't the Shield one of the best streamers on the market currently (particularly with the addition of Amazon HDR)? What streaming services are still missing at this...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-03-2017, 04:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 429
Posted By lockdown571
Nvidia Shield TV will suit most HTPC needs these...

Nvidia Shield TV will suit most HTPC needs these days and is much easier to maintain. Depends on exactly what you want to do with your HTPC though.
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   01-02-2017, 06:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 622
Posted By lockdown571
Motion handling is superior on plasmas, really my...

Motion handling is superior on plasmas, really my only disappointment going from my KRP-500M to a B6. Flaws in the source material will also be more noticeable on the LG OLEDs. Good blu-rays look...
Forum: High Dynamic Range (HDR) & Wide Color Gamut (WCG)   01-01-2017, 01:52 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,555
Posted By lockdown571
Like anything else, probably depends on the...

Like anything else, probably depends on the content. Have you tried watching Chef's Table France on Netflix? Looks incredible in Dolby Vision without being overly bright or saturated IMO.
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   11-21-2016, 03:21 PM
Replies: 13,262
Views: 788,365
Posted By lockdown571
I'm not sure how to check. It just says "HDR" in...

I'm not sure how to check. It just says "HDR" in the play screen.
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