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Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   04-07-2016, 04:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 542
Posted By barber76
Hehe, one of "rotten" reviews on RT: "A tiresome...

Hehe, one of "rotten" reviews on RT: "A tiresome orgy of blood and bombast...an excruciating, exhausting ninety minutes of virtually non-stop slaughter, sex and sadism."
Now they hooked me!
Forum: Great Found Deals   03-13-2016, 08:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 122
Posted By barber76
Pioneer speakers 30% off in BB till April 2nd

Subj. Part of BB's "Audiofest 2016" promotion.
Forum: Great Found Deals   11-22-2015, 07:28 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 167
Posted By barber76
MJ's "Thriller" is free album of the week at Google play

Subj. You must have a Google account with card attached.
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   08-07-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 222
Posted By barber76
"Masha and the bear" on Netflix.

Lobbying this. :) Very popular Russian animated series, season 1, now available on Netflix streaming.
Targets mainly up to 8 yrs old, though I enjoyed it myself. :)
Child-safe. No violence, at...
Forum: AVS Forum® Articles   06-25-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,601
Posted By barber76
Worst mistake I'me made three days ago installing...

Worst mistake I'me made three days ago installing bathtub sink. I saved ~50$ on doing it myself. Now I have to pay at least $1k for laminate flooring replacement...
Forum: Great Found Deals   06-22-2015, 09:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 261
Posted By barber76
Google Nexus Player $69 in BB

Google Nexus player (http://www.bestbuy.com/site/google-nexus-player-streaming-media-console-black/2445015.p?id=1219542308629&skuId=2445015) $69 in BB.
I don't have one, but reportedly it works fine...
Forum: Official AVS Forum® Blu-ray Disc Reviews   05-23-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,793
Posted By barber76
I'm somewhat hesitant to ask, since English is...

I'm somewhat hesitant to ask, since English is not my native language, but... Is "A PROVACATIVE MIND-BENDER" quote on the backside of BR case has some meaning or the disk was let out with giant typo ?
Forum: Firewire 1394 Trade Association Q&A   05-08-2015, 11:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,847
Posted By barber76
Except that this one is PCI, not PCIe.

Except that this one is PCI, not PCIe.
Forum: Official AVS Forum® Blu-ray Disc Reviews   05-06-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,509
Posted By barber76
Mmm, Serebryakov, great actor, always solid...

Mmm, Serebryakov, great actor, always solid performance.
He gained instant popularity in USSR after playing karate prodigy in 1989's "Fanat" ( Soviet Bruce Lee of some kind :) ). Thankfully...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   09-26-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,514
Posted By barber76
I have a freshly updated 14.04 LTS, and all I...

I have a freshly updated 14.04 LTS, and all I needed is install user agent plugin for Chrome, which took ~30sec. Netflix works fine!
:D
Hopefully in a few days Netflix updates UA check so even...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   09-12-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 321
Posted By barber76
extending powerline kit with extra adapter

Hi everyone.
For quite a long time I'm using Linksys PLSK400 powerline kit. Is it possible to extend my powerline network to another room by adding one more 'receivng' adapter (PLS400)? And if so,...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   05-19-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 183
Posted By barber76
Dumb question. I'm sure someone will immediately...

Dumb question. I'm sure someone will immediately tell me what I'm doing wrong.
My setup is: two external sources (Sony Blu-ray player and HTPC) -> receiver Denon 1612 -> TV Panasonic P50ST50....
Forum: Speakers   05-13-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 993
Posted By barber76
I can only speak for SP-FS51-LR, maybe it is...

I can only speak for SP-FS51-LR, maybe it is relevant to SP-FS52-LR as well. I had to add central speaker for movies, since couldn't get enough speech clarity with 2.0. (instrumental music was fine,...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   05-07-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 1,878
Views: 171,299
Posted By barber76
2 Brajesh, lulimet: thanks for your input. Then,...

2 Brajesh, lulimet: thanks for your input. Then, Fire TV it is!
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   05-07-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 1,878
Views: 171,299
Posted By barber76
Don't want to start a new thread, so asking...

Don't want to start a new thread, so asking here: I need a smartbox in kids room. Streaming Netflix, but also playing DVD rips from network share (I have a hard drive plugged straight to the...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-23-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 441
Posted By barber76
I was going to suggest DN2820FYKH NUC kit,...

I was going to suggest DN2820FYKH NUC kit, though it IS a PC, but... If you put Ubuntu on it, you'll need hacks to watch Netflix. Otherwise you have to add Windows and this gets you out of price...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   04-14-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,049
Posted By barber76
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by psykosonik http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1526274/display-issues-with-intel-nuc-dn2820fykh-yamaha-rx-v667#post_24588923)

Hi...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   04-09-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,049
Posted By barber76
Could you tell how DN2820FYKH works with Linux?...

Could you tell how DN2820FYKH works with Linux? As I understand, this NUC is cheapest, BayTrail based ? Any glitches with Linux on it?
Also, what exactly have you put on it - XBMCbuntu, or Ubuntu +...
Forum: Computers and Parts Great Found Deals!   11-22-2013, 02:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 596
Posted By barber76
Corsair CX430M $29.99 after rebate card. Newegg....

Corsair CX430M $29.99 after rebate card. Newegg. (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139049&ignorebbr=1)
I couldn't find till what time the promotion is valid.
Note, that it...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   07-10-2013, 10:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,843
Posted By barber76
I'm using Harmony 650 (IR), with external IR...

I'm using Harmony 650 (IR), with external IR receiver plugged to HTPC's usb port. I chose harmony to have one remote for everything - HTPC + TV + receiver.
Some XBMC-specific operations, like using...
Forum: Great Found Deals   03-19-2013, 08:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 472
Posted By barber76
BB has its Avengers exclusive pack on sale for...

BB has its Avengers exclusive pack on sale for $19.99 . Regular price is $69. IN STORE ONLY!
I've got one yesterday. It includes: fancy box, some stuff related to card games with Marvel...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   12-13-2012, 08:38 AM
Replies: 10,077
Views: 1,103,464
Posted By barber76
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by barber76 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Great Found Deals!   12-12-2012, 01:51 PM
Replies: 854
Views: 95,759
Posted By barber76
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by timatraw http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1406945/panasonic-st50-deals/630#post_22692192)

Anybody bought their ST50 thru...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-12-2012, 10:30 AM
Replies: 1,084
Views: 805,014
Posted By barber76
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by barber76 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/931459/show-your-htpc-setup/930#post_22280867)

My 1st attempt on HTPC, and HT in...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   12-11-2012, 01:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 358
Posted By barber76
Well, it leads me to another, more general Q: if...

Well, it leads me to another, more general Q: if it all goes down to repeating a single frame N times, is 24 fps - even in the best case of each frame being repeated equal number of times - really...
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