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Forum: Blu-ray Software   01-23-2015, 02:33 PM
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Posted By Marc_G
It matters greatly to me, in the way I use...

It matters greatly to me, in the way I use Netflix. While I don't like their release delays, the fact is that eventually they get the discs and ship them to me. I don't care if a movie comes out on...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   01-22-2015, 04:37 AM
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Posted By Marc_G
In my case, they almost always get the discs the...

In my case, they almost always get the discs the (business) day after I mail them. So, discs mailed Saturday almost always show up at NF Monday, and so on. For me, it's just the "outbound from NF"...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   01-21-2015, 07:22 PM
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Posted By Marc_G
For the last two weeks discs take 2 days to get...

For the last two weeks discs take 2 days to get to me. They've consistently taken that extra day for every movie shipped... Time to call them up and complain. This happened once before, but cleared...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-13-2015, 03:37 PM
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Posted By Marc_G
SithLord: IMHO, give up any thoughts of using...

SithLord:
IMHO, give up any thoughts of using Windows for Netflix. I did it for a few years; NF through Windows Media Center just sucks. I still don't think the Windows NF streaming supports HD.

...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   01-12-2015, 05:00 AM
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Posted By Marc_G
To use the Smart TV features, a wired connection...

To use the Smart TV features, a wired connection is best, presuming your home LAN is in good shape. That's what I do.


The Chromecast unit has its own WIFI I believe. I've got one around here...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   12-25-2014, 09:46 AM
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Posted By Marc_G
Hi folks, I'm still loving my 60ST60,...

Hi folks,


I'm still loving my 60ST60, down in the media room, but it's time to replace an old 36" CRT TV in the family room with something more up to date. Because I love how the ST60 looks, I...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   12-20-2014, 01:32 PM
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Posted By Marc_G
I'm very upset that NF doesn't seem to be getting...

I'm very upset that NF doesn't seem to be getting Bluray versions of lots of TV shows, such as Doctor Who for example. They finally put Season 8 into inventory, but DVD only... sigh...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   12-20-2014, 01:29 PM
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Posted By Marc_G
My 60ST60 is connected to my HTPC, but I rarely...

My 60ST60 is connected to my HTPC, but I rarely use it as a computer screen for more than a few minutes at a time.


The on Thursday night I had a 4 hour period where I used it to watch some...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   11-26-2014, 05:45 PM
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Posted By Marc_G
I'm sure he'd like to, but he can't get access to...

I'm sure he'd like to, but he can't get access to enough of the content for that at a reasonable price. Of my top 100 discs, only about a fifth are available to stream. Hopefully our discs including...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   11-26-2014, 03:38 PM
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Posted By Marc_G
Netflix seems to be culling the small fry. Every...

Netflix seems to be culling the small fry. Every time I've logged on this week I've gotten messages that they've removed movies from my queue because they no longer carry the movies. A couple of them...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-25-2014, 10:02 AM
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Posted By Marc_G
OK, if your TV is good to go and calibrated, I...

OK, if your TV is good to go and calibrated, I wouldn't mess with it. I understand all your inputs go through the receiver, so presumably all of the sources need to be outputting the same way so that...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-25-2014, 08:25 AM
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Posted By Marc_G
It sounds like you don't have contrast /...

It sounds like you don't have contrast / brightness / gamma set properly on the TV, or the TV is expecting "limited" (which is the standard) dynamic range ("16-234")input but your PC is outputting...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   10-17-2014, 05:25 PM
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Posted By Marc_G
I noticed a distressing thing recently. In my...

I noticed a distressing thing recently. In my "Saved" queue, titles are going blank. As in, missing, with just an empty space where they used to be:

...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   10-15-2014, 08:43 AM
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Posted By Marc_G
Not possible. No way to turn it off. Sent...

Not possible. No way to turn it off.

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Forum: Blu-ray Software   10-05-2014, 10:08 AM
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Posted By Marc_G
According to new releases they are finally...

According to new releases they are finally getting BD version of Aliens...

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Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   09-18-2014, 12:51 PM
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Posted By Marc_G
+1 The only part that is really problematic is...

+1
The only part that is really problematic is the panel itself. That is probably not the issue with the symptom you describe.

I never buy extended warranties, but i got the square trade with my...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-17-2014, 05:25 AM
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Posted By Marc_G
Anyone got a link to the rule changes? Sent...

Anyone got a link to the rule changes?

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Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-09-2014, 05:33 AM
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Posted By Marc_G
Always good to check specs but most lower end...

Always good to check specs but most lower end cards won't strain a tower power supply. Check back a few pages in this thread for some recent builds. Focus more on quiet fans (or no fans) in the GPU....
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-08-2014, 01:30 PM
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Posted By Marc_G
Does he have DVI out? There are cheap dvi to HDMI...

Does he have DVI out? There are cheap dvi to HDMI adaptor cables. Or, graphics cards for htpc use are cheap, presuming he has a slot open. You don't need or want a high end gaming GPU card. My htpc...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-08-2014, 01:02 PM
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Posted By Marc_G
I too have the HDHR tuners. A pair of them, so...

I too have the HDHR tuners. A pair of them, so four actual tuners in two boxes. They work fabulously with WMC. No problems at all. I use WMC to record/watch TV from OTA. I use Media Browser Classic...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-08-2014, 12:18 PM
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Posted By Marc_G
Also look into Media Browser 3. It is an...

Also look into Media Browser 3. It is an excellent platform. I use it with WMC with great results.

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Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   08-26-2014, 01:10 PM
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Posted By Marc_G
Could it be some other source of IR commands such...

Could it be some other source of IR commands such as child playing with a smartphone or tablet or if you are in a room with window view commands from some external source? Could it be the remote goes...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-23-2014, 06:38 PM
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Posted By Marc_G
Based on info here: ...

Based on info here:


http://www.quietpc.com/faq/27


I need an 80 mm fan.


:-)
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-23-2014, 05:49 PM
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Posted By Marc_G
Hi guys... I'm building a new computer...

Hi guys...


I'm building a new computer out of old scrap parts for the kids. I bought a new case (long story) that's a Raixmax Commet ATX102BP. However, it didn't come with a case fan. I have...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   08-08-2014, 09:14 AM
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Views: 955,594
Posted By Marc_G
If it is still under warranty, simply report that...

If it is still under warranty, simply report that the Ethernet adaptor seems to have failed and let service take care of it.
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