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Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-23-2015, 05:46 AM
Replies: 13
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Posted By William
Still a no go. I have ran mc2xml dozens of times...

Still a no go. I have ran mc2xml dozens of times and deleted and reinstalled (actually not even sure what files to remove and what to leave. It just always says no new data (pic1). Also have tried...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-22-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 311
Posted By William
Thanks for helping. I mapped all the changes to...

Thanks for helping. I mapped all the changes to my card and I now see them. I believe it is all correct (pic1)

Still can't get the programs in the guide (channels are there) and I think it has...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-21-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 311
Posted By William
Found the problem (thanks to your latter...

Found the problem (thanks to your latter suggestion) but created another problem. I had 2 folders named xmlv from all the installs, I guess and was ponting to the 'wrong' one. I moved all the files...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-20-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 311
Posted By William
When I click on the drop down box I only get a...

When I click on the drop down box I only get a blank blue box. I have tried on all channels too. Have also tried Load/Refresh and unchecking/checking Partial match. Even went back and rescanned and...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-18-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 311
Posted By William
OK, I think I figured it out. It appears AVG...

OK, I think I figured it out. It appears AVG antivirus was deleting the file. I have removed it and now think I have followed your instructions correctly. It looks like I have the EPG data and have...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-18-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 311
Posted By William
Thanks for helping but I must have spent too many...

Thanks for helping but I must have spent too many years on OS X. Why is setting up the EPG such a complex process?

What does "using the donator's version of mc2xml" mean? Is it an App, Extension,...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-17-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 311
Posted By William
MedaPortal and populating the EPG

Wanting to update my HTPC to Windows 10 but use Media Center. All I use it for is to record and watch OTA channels. I downoaded MedaPortal and went through setup (MediaPortal Configuration &...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   05-29-2015, 04:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 209
Posted By William
Sorry, but thread is just too amusing. I still...

Sorry, but thread is just too amusing. I still remember the day I heard my first CD. I was so happy to retire the 'crapy' click, pop, hissing, limited dynamic rage, rumble , wow and flutter things....
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   03-14-2015, 05:56 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 967
Posted By William
So how many for Mahler's Symphony of a Thousand...

So how many for Mahler's Symphony of a Thousand (#8)?:eek:
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   01-26-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 289
Posted By William
Strange poll. Why is accuracy ignored? If you...

Strange poll. Why is accuracy ignored? If you meet reference level you will have all the SPL you need. If you feel the need for more tactical feel you can install a ButtKicker.
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   12-10-2014, 04:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 174
Posted By William
Your music is decoded (decompressed) on your...

Your music is decoded (decompressed) on your AirPort and sent as uncompressed audio to your receiver. The AirPort can output either S/PDIF (optical) or analog.
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   12-03-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 804
Posted By William
6dB and only 185% less dynamic range than 24bit....

6dB and only 185% less dynamic range than 24bit. Better add some noise shaping.:D
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   10-21-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 219
Posted By William
Just hook the 2 RCA plugs into the Phono input....

Just hook the 2 RCA plugs into the Phono input. It looks like the DIN type (European??) plug was just spliced into the the line outs.
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   10-20-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 827
Posted By William
It's hardware and not just a simple firmware...

It's hardware and not just a simple firmware update.
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   10-16-2014, 02:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 481
Posted By William
Not sure what or why you are seeing but LPCM is...

Not sure what or why you are seeing but LPCM is uncompressed and fixed. 1 channel of 48/16 bit LPCM audio is 768Kbps.
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   10-14-2014, 04:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 522
Posted By William
All 'objects' have metadata about their location...

All 'objects' have metadata about their location in space. It is up to the end decoder to steer them into channels. This way you can have any number of channels and all setups will be fully supported...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   09-30-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 417
Posted By William
Chances are what ever caused the right channel to...

Chances are what ever caused the right channel to 'burn out' also damaged the left.
Forum: Surround Music Formats   09-21-2014, 05:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,124
Posted By William
Sounds like you may just need 3 of these...

Sounds like you may just need 3 of these (http://www.monoprice.com/Product?c_id=102&cp_id=10218&cs_id=1021817&p_id=9767&seq=1&format=2).
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   09-14-2014, 04:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 304
Posted By William
You must be confusing software with hardware. The...

You must be confusing software with hardware. The technical dynamic range of an LP is <60dB (being analog it's not an absolute) and 16 bit is 96dB (16x6 and absolute).
Forum: Surround Music Formats   09-06-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,174
Posted By William
Did you add the URL link (I quoted by adding...

Did you add the URL link (I quoted by adding spaces) or is this hashtag link added automatically?


Let me see #question...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   09-06-2014, 03:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,174
Posted By William
The following are some of several possibilities: ...

The following are some of several possibilities:

1) Different masters used for LPCM and DTS mixes

2) Different attenuation levels for the DTS and LPCM encoded on the BD

3) Better perception...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   09-05-2014, 04:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,174
Posted By William
With DTS (or Dolby) multichannel the multichannel...

With DTS (or Dolby) multichannel the multichannel signal must be recombined (folded) into 2 channel. There is metadata to do this process but it does require reliance on (maybe somewhat subjective)...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   08-30-2014, 03:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,020
Posted By William
1) I have my OPPO set to just transcode DSD to...

1) I have my OPPO set to just transcode DSD to LPCM. Used to send DSD and it sounded the same but my pre amp would make 'pop' when acquiring/switching to DSD.

2) Take what anyone says (and...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-29-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 425
Posted By William
No, I have an original RCA HD-DVD player sitting...

No, I have an original RCA HD-DVD player sitting in a closet on top of a Sony MD (Mini Disc player). I ripped all my HD-DVDs to MKVs a while back.
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-29-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,412
Posted By William
Bet you have never been in an anechoic chamber?...

Bet you have never been in an anechoic chamber? :eek: Spooky and disorienting.

We live in a world with reflections and sound reaching both ears a different times. Without this you get a certain...
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