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Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-27-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 224
Posted By MrBobb
A few I have: Simple VBscript to intercept...

A few I have:

Simple VBscript to intercept sleep/wakeup times and log into a .txt.

iTunes:
Scheduled audio download from NPR and place it in the iTunes library, so when I come home, it's ready...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-27-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 830
Posted By MrBobb
Wake me up when the are REAL contents. I agree...

Wake me up when the are REAL contents. I agree with that one article, vendors have other options to "improved the picture" but chose up-pixel because that's the cheapest/easiest just like upping the...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-27-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 6,709
Posted By MrBobb
This thread freaked me out. I thought no more...

This thread freaked me out. I thought no more free EPG! But all I had to do was RE-SCAN TV CHANNELS, and am back to normal. Win7. Pheew.
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   07-15-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 49
Posted By MrBobb
Am surprised your realtor hasn't peppered you...

Am surprised your realtor hasn't peppered you with his band of contractors and vendors.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-11-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 194
Posted By MrBobb
Kodi in a non-laptop PC will do most of what ur...

Kodi in a non-laptop PC will do most of what ur asking for... I don't understand the request.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-11-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 881
Posted By MrBobb
Your title is totally wrong and pushing...

Your title is totally wrong and pushing responders to the wrong direction.

By the above, you are not really complaining about too much storage, you are complaining about BUILD TIME, which at 7...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-10-2015, 08:57 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,761
Posted By MrBobb
While u guys were working on this project, I...

While u guys were working on this project, I built my super-cute bedroom HTPC (http://www.silentpcreview.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=14&t=68534&sid=b7bb305481e16ec33d0d9e8e022e00fa) based on the...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-10-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 135
Posted By MrBobb
Is not the money, it's TIME, which is much much...

Is not the money, it's TIME, which is much much more valuable.

There are some of us who refuses to do one more click to perform an often used function.

Same with my home's LED bulbs and...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-09-2015, 08:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 135
Posted By MrBobb
I am using an Emotiva as my switcher and it...

I am using an Emotiva as my switcher and it switches perfectly, can take up to 7 seconds but it does it. Am aware older equipment may have problem doing HDMI switching... better ask the Denon owners...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-08-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 294
Posted By MrBobb
The GREEN are made that way for the primary...

The GREEN are made that way for the primary purpose of... Power Saving (Green, trees huggers, get it), not for longevity sake. HDD these days can run 24x7 no prob, so if you don't care about green,...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-08-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 202
Posted By MrBobb
A network-based DVR appliance? I don't have...

A network-based DVR appliance? I don't have personal experience here however.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-08-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 135
Posted By MrBobb
Dude, I have precisely the same setup and it...

Dude, I have precisely the same setup and it works perfectly! How? well I hope you are running Intel because am not sure you can do this with AMD, The trick is to have the same screen on both HDMI...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-05-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 489
Posted By MrBobb
HTPC (media playback) doesn't take a whole lot of...

HTPC (media playback) doesn't take a whole lot of juice these days so I say what u have is more than enough. Gaming, that's separate. And as long as you got all connectors required.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-05-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,060
Posted By MrBobb
Any of these NAS can spin down the drives when...

Any of these NAS can spin down the drives when idle? AND wake up when requested without my Windows (7) clients throwing a hissy fit?

Honestly my stuff sit there idling/sleep during the day when...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-28-2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 151
Posted By MrBobb
The new thins aren't that thin, often they are...

The new thins aren't that thin, often they are thin on top but with a bulge in the middle, and the super-expensive one are more than I need.

One would think they wanna unload those old models...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-27-2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 151
Posted By MrBobb
Insane Amazon OLD TV prices?

So am looking for a 2011-12 TV, am fond of those's year THIN.

Looked at Amazon, and it's absolutely INSANE how much they are asking. 'wus up with that? Why would anybody pay that kind of money...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-25-2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 405
Posted By MrBobb
I have no empirical data to back this up but I...

I have no empirical data to back this up but I don't like my HD to have more than 2 platters, I think more platter than that and it's hard on the bearings, the motor, the heat. Currently, if am still...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-15-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 142
Posted By MrBobb
THX! will check it out.

THX! will check it out.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-13-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 142
Posted By MrBobb
They are all USB2 speed and want me run FAT.

They are all USB2 speed and want me run FAT.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-13-2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 142
Posted By MrBobb
Looking for a simple NAS adapter

Just like the USB port in the back of my Airport Extreme, but able to work with NTFS and true USB3 speed.

Other folks want to sell me Enterprise class, RAID, encryption, want to fresh format my...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-02-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 152
Posted By MrBobb
To me a PC was never, will never be reliable...

To me a PC was never, will never be reliable enough to be my control center, never mind atmos or whatever next technology. YMMV.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-01-2015, 09:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 183
Posted By MrBobb
Even though 3-4TB maybe the sweet spot for best $...

Even though 3-4TB maybe the sweet spot for best $ per Byte, the necessity for backup may compel you to buy two 2TB drives. Can always back up to old drives if you have them.

For future...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-01-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 152
Posted By MrBobb
This is pretty much an open rack, I don't think...

This is pretty much an open rack, I don't think you will have problem. A closed-sides cabinet, different tune.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-27-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 490
Posted By MrBobb
I was right, Clonzilla doesn't like GPT...

I was right, Clonzilla doesn't like GPT partitions when creating the Bootable Flash, it would be nice if it told me so. Anywhoo, it's asking me too many questions - NO. Staying with Macrium,...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-24-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 490
Posted By MrBobb
No, just trying to build a bootable Flash....

No, just trying to build a bootable Flash. Somewhere I saw something about GPT vs MBR, perhaps clonzilla just doesn't like GPT so will try with MBR and see what happens.
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