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Forum: HTPC - Mac Chat   04-29-2012, 09:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,152
Posted By nightowl
Quote:Originally Posted by Phantom Gremlin...

Quote:Originally Posted by Phantom Gremlin http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21929324)

Amazon shows 44 5-star reviews, 14 1-star reviews. Reminds...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   10-15-2011, 12:22 AM
Replies: 1,120
Views: 139,457
Posted By nightowl
Quote:Originally Posted by foobart...

Quote:Originally Posted by foobart http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21068432)

3) Are RF (are there any compatible third party glasses/adapters...
Forum: HTPC - Mac Chat   03-20-2011, 07:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,654
Posted By nightowl
Just guessing, but you might want to check out...

Just guessing, but you might want to check out the display preferences on your Mac Mini and make sure the right output is configured for the right monitor. I have issues like that frequently when...
Forum: HTPC - Mac Chat   12-10-2009, 11:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,535
Posted By nightowl
Quote:Originally Posted by analogue900...

Quote:Originally Posted by analogue900 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/17694394)

interesting article in today's New York Times:
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Forum: HTPC - Mac Chat   10-30-2009, 08:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,059
Posted By nightowl
Quote:Originally Posted by whodean...

Quote:Originally Posted by whodean http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/17018496)

I tried several media center front end apps last year and decided I...
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-14-2009, 01:33 AM
Replies: 328
Views: 37,932
Posted By nightowl
Ferguson announced on the show tonight that they...

Ferguson announced on the show tonight that they are going HD on August 31. In his own brand of humor, of course.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-03-2009, 08:13 PM
Replies: 10,073
Views: 837,369
Posted By nightowl
Quote:Originally Posted by Rogarven...

Quote:Originally Posted by Rogarven http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/16767502)

Anyone know what the reception would be for Citrus Heights? I am...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-23-2009, 07:07 PM
Replies: 10,073
Views: 837,369
Posted By nightowl
Quote:Originally Posted by chris_h2...

Quote:Originally Posted by chris_h2 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/16706505)

Would you mind giving us "signal strength" readings on all the...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-22-2009, 06:10 PM
Replies: 10,073
Views: 837,369
Posted By nightowl
Quote:Originally Posted by focker...

Quote:Originally Posted by focker http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/16680039)

I would bet you could fork over $59 for a Channel Master and be fine...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-12-2009, 09:20 AM
Replies: 10,073
Views: 837,369
Posted By nightowl
Fox40 switched over about 9:10 or so to 40-1 for...

Fox40 switched over about 9:10 or so to 40-1 for good. Signal strength for me here in Rancho Cordova, on a (cough) indoor antenna didn't improve at all with the new channel assignment. I'm not sure...
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-08-2009, 08:56 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 14,281
Posted By nightowl
Quote:Originally Posted by bidger...

Quote:Originally Posted by bidger http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/16609198)

Well, I feel DVR is necessary for all TV, pay or free. I can see...
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-05-2009, 10:30 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 14,281
Posted By nightowl
Quote:Originally Posted by TomsHT...

Quote:Originally Posted by TomsHT http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/16589477)

Second question, by the time you pay for a large netflix monthly...
Forum: HTPC - Mac Chat   05-31-2009, 08:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,313
Posted By nightowl
It's not rack-mountable, but a standard Drobo...

It's not rack-mountable, but a standard Drobo should otherwise meet your needs. As I understand the current model, it will accept any size SATA drive you throw at it, regardless of size. So, once...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-12-2009, 09:14 AM
Replies: 10,073
Views: 837,369
Posted By nightowl
Quote:Originally Posted by pinchhitter...

Quote:Originally Posted by pinchhitter http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/16248994)

Is anyone getting guide data for 58.2 yet? I am not, with my...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   04-01-2009, 12:13 PM
Replies: 8,844
Views: 574,485
Posted By nightowl
Quote:Originally Posted by Rutgar...

Quote:Originally Posted by Rutgar http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/16161641)

http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/images/smilies/rolleyes.gif Enough...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   03-30-2009, 11:40 AM
Replies: 8,844
Views: 574,485
Posted By nightowl
Got my notice a few minutes ago, and immediately...

Got my notice a few minutes ago, and immediately took a look at Blockbuster. They want another dollar a month MORE than Netflix for the 2 out plan. I haven't decided whether I'm dropping Netflix or...
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-25-2009, 09:09 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 12,902
Posted By nightowl
Quote:Originally Posted by lokilarry...

Quote:Originally Posted by lokilarry http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/15894169)

I enjoyed the bit of local flavor they had in last night's...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-12-2009, 12:39 PM
Replies: 10,073
Views: 837,369
Posted By nightowl
Quote:Originally Posted by Larry Kenney...

Quote:Originally Posted by Larry Kenney http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/15530593)

Doug...
I'd be interesting in hearing which stations you're...
Forum: HTPC - Mac Chat   01-02-2009, 08:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 622
Posted By nightowl
As I understand Fios, with FTTH, you probably...

As I understand Fios, with FTTH, you probably won't be able to use the EyeTV units with it, as the EyeTV units are generally all clearQAM only, and can't unencrypt scrambled channels.

The only...
Forum: HTPC - Mac Chat   01-02-2009, 08:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,935
Posted By nightowl
Quote:Originally Posted by stubeeef...

Quote:Originally Posted by stubeeef http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/15439280)

I was thinking of using my old Mac Dual 450G4 as a media server. I...
Forum: HTPC - Mac Chat   12-14-2008, 02:35 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,631
Posted By nightowl
Quote:Originally Posted by pkscout...

Quote:Originally Posted by pkscout http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/15240183)

Yup. That's really what I do. I can't stand watching long form...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-11-2008, 08:53 PM
Replies: 10,073
Views: 837,369
Posted By nightowl
Quote:Originally Posted by Bob Hess...

Quote:Originally Posted by Bob Hess http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/15273674)

I posted some pictures on my blog.

www.cbs13.com/blogs...
Forum: XM and Sirius Satellite Radio   11-27-2008, 10:07 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 7,549
Posted By nightowl
I've had XM for about 6 months or so, and...

I've had XM for about 6 months or so, and overall I'm pretty happy with the changes, but not completely thrilled. I like the addition of Jay Thomas and some of the other talk shows (I listen mainly...
Forum: XM and Sirius Satellite Radio   11-23-2008, 10:04 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,677
Posted By nightowl
Quote:Originally Posted by Kadath...

Quote:Originally Posted by Kadath http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/15137340)

I'm getting 3 months of XM in my new car, based on this Howard 100...
Forum: HTPC - Mac Chat   11-23-2008, 09:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,017
Posted By nightowl
Quote:Originally Posted by edalzell...

Quote:Originally Posted by edalzell http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/15137119)

I have Mac Mini (Core Duo, 1.6Ghz) and I want to rip my DVDs so I...
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