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Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-18-2017, 02:17 PM
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Posted By JRock3x8
That makes sense - I buy maybe 6 CD's a year......

That makes sense - I buy maybe 6 CD's a year... so...

I have kind of narrow tastes and find it very hard to find new stuff.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-18-2017, 01:57 PM
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Posted By JRock3x8
fair enough - I happen to think $20 a month is a...

fair enough - I happen to think $20 a month is a very egregious price to ask for said quality but anyone who's corresponded with me enough on these boards knows that I am cheap as all get out.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-18-2017, 06:43 AM
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Posted By JRock3x8
Yah that seems like a lot of work :) Also...

Yah that seems like a lot of work :)

Also (and slightly off topic) Apple has really taken things too far. In their most recent iOS update, they took away the ability to rate songs in the music...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-18-2017, 05:43 AM
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Posted By JRock3x8
I'm a little bit surprised that no one else has...

I'm a little bit surprised that no one else has offered that option. Clearly the content is available if TIDAL is able to procure that many songs at that quality, others could as well?



No...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-18-2017, 05:28 AM
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Posted By JRock3x8
the sub is hifi. They are smart to offer a...

the sub is hifi.

They are smart to offer a cost competitive rate - If I had to choose between nothing and $20, it's nothing.

As it is, I can't see myself sticking with this service - I have yet...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-14-2017, 03:57 AM
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Posted By JRock3x8
yah like I said before they ran a promo with...

yah like I said before they ran a promo with sprint completely wide open so I now have 180 days of Tidal Premium - pretty sure I won't carry it forward beyond the 180 days. $20 is just too steep...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-14-2017, 03:52 AM
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Posted By JRock3x8
I was running the PC through the HDMI In on the...

I was running the PC through the HDMI In on the XBox, essentially making it a cable box.

I separated it and put the PC into the receiver, sounds better although not remarkably so. Seems like the...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-12-2017, 09:25 AM
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Posted By JRock3x8
Tidal noob here - they ran some kind of promo...

Tidal noob here - they ran some kind of promo with sprint where they left redemptions completely unlocked so basically whoever wanted 6 months for free could get it. oops

anyways, I have a home...
Forum: Xbox Area   12-13-2016, 11:57 AM
Replies: 5,521
Views: 434,167
Posted By JRock3x8
Reward points are a different thing. Those have...

Reward points are a different thing. Those have some value but hear me out on bundled games.

The value of the bundled game is reduced significantly below its "ticket" value because of the...
Forum: Xbox Area   12-13-2016, 09:36 AM
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Posted By JRock3x8
focus on skill chains and perks first - leveling...

focus on skill chains and perks first - leveling up will go much much faster once you've done that.

the perfect place for skill chains is a collection of vineyards on rolling hills to the west of...
Forum: Xbox Area   12-13-2016, 08:21 AM
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Posted By JRock3x8
awesome - come out and play FH3! :) JRock3x8 ...

awesome - come out and play FH3! :) JRock3x8

side note : I think the value of software in these deals are zero. IMO you should only ever buy a bundle if you think the hardware is worth it.
Forum: Xbox Area   12-02-2016, 05:53 AM
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Posted By JRock3x8
Check out MS' 12 days of deals - one of them is...

Check out MS' 12 days of deals - one of them is for XBox Consoles.

https://www.microsoftstore.com/store/msusa/en_US/cat/12-Days-of-Deals/categoryID.67001200

Monday, 12/12
Xbox One S console...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-28-2016, 02:15 PM
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Posted By JRock3x8
fortunately for me my hands are tied by personal...

fortunately for me my hands are tied by personal finances and I hope all this craziness gets sorted out before they are untied :)
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-28-2016, 02:03 PM
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Posted By JRock3x8
I almost did - if not for the fact that we are...

I almost did - if not for the fact that we are hard up for money at the moment, I was totally going to buy this with the intention of hooking my xbox up to it.

so HDR10 is the answer according to...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-28-2016, 01:29 PM
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Posted By JRock3x8
this is too complicated for consumer electronics...

this is too complicated for consumer electronics - consumers can't be expected to check specifications that closely - it either has to work all the time or not at all.

what a mess.

What are PS4...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-28-2016, 10:28 AM
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Posted By JRock3x8
yikes! ok! well glad i didn't invest in that...

yikes! ok!

well glad i didn't invest in that then.

thanks.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-28-2016, 10:21 AM
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Posted By JRock3x8
ok can someone educate me on HDR then because my...

ok can someone educate me on HDR then because my previous understanding is that it was just metadata passed along with the signal - how could that be incompatible?

is it the refresh rate?
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-28-2016, 10:15 AM
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Posted By JRock3x8
I read that this projector is not compatible with...

I read that this projector is not compatible with HDR on game consoles?
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   11-27-2016, 07:15 AM
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Posted By JRock3x8
WD My Cloud Drive - when to replace?

I have a 4GB My Cloud Drive that I bought in August 2014 - I do use it pretty regularly and I have had experience with hard drive failures in the past - when should I look to replace it?

It...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   09-03-2016, 07:44 AM
Replies: 1,423
Views: 56,712
Posted By JRock3x8
hey I can't really buy these now for reasons...

hey I can't really buy these now for reasons already mentioned, but I'm keen on moving to all on-wall speakers at some point.

Can I use these as sides?
...
Forum: Headphones   08-29-2016, 06:03 AM
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Views: 57
Posted By JRock3x8
LG HBS 750 Replacement Earbuds

I've been using LG's HBS headsets for five years now and I love them - they fit my lifestyle absolutely perfectly - wires are never in my way, decent sound and easy to reach controls.

The problem...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-23-2016, 10:31 AM
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Views: 56,712
Posted By JRock3x8
it's good - we're still watching our once a week...

it's good - we're still watching our once a week movie but since the beginning of August things have gone kinda sideways for us.

I was on vacation for a whole week with my dad, then our new...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-23-2016, 06:15 AM
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Views: 56,712
Posted By JRock3x8
Finally pulled the trigger on the mainstays...

Finally pulled the trigger on the mainstays recliners. After an exhaustive search of low cost theater seating I finally let go of the desire to have matching chairs (these will be brown) in favor of...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-15-2016, 03:28 AM
Replies: 3,491
Views: 196,816
Posted By JRock3x8
my 1070W does that just fine - this is pretty...

my 1070W does that just fine - this is pretty clearly a better projector so not sure why it wouldn't
Forum: Xbox Area   07-15-2016, 02:48 AM
Replies: 883
Views: 161,131
Posted By JRock3x8
Is this helpful for our cause? 65ft USB3 cable ...

Is this helpful for our cause? 65ft USB3 cable

http://www.theverge.com/circuitbreaker/2016/7/14/12190402/camera-tethering-cable-tetherboost-usb-power
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