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Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   09-22-2016, 09:07 AM
Replies: 5
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Posted By psuKinger
1. Yes, if I push any button on my K400, my...

1. Yes, if I push any button on my K400, my Shield "wakes up".

2. Yes, "sleep" is different from "off". NVidia's Shield is the one and only example I've personally come across in which HDMI-CEC...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   09-22-2016, 06:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 125
Posted By psuKinger
The following is my recommendation on how to...

The following is my recommendation on how to proceed:

Step 1: You need to have that USB hard drive (with all your files) hooked up to a computer/processor of some kind. The easiest solution, IMO,...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   09-22-2016, 05:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 68
Posted By psuKinger
An Nvidia Shield certainly can "wake up" via USB...

An Nvidia Shield certainly can "wake up" via USB keyboard. I've done it many times with my Logitech K400.

I'm unfamiliar with an "R-Box Plus", and in general, suspicious/cautious regarding...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-21-2016, 02:10 PM
Replies: 3,199
Views: 121,655
Posted By psuKinger
This feature worked out-of-the-box for me, for...

This feature worked out-of-the-box for me, for all 3 of my Shields. It's the one and only example of HDMI-CEC actually behaving in a way I liked... past experiences with it had always been negative....
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   09-20-2016, 12:38 PM
Replies: 956
Views: 48,005
Posted By psuKinger
There were numerous sales last year between...

There were numerous sales last year between Christmas and New Year's. I think I paid full price for my first ("pro") one, and liked it so much that I started "hunting for deals"... got each of my...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-20-2016, 08:20 AM
Replies: 3,199
Views: 121,655
Posted By psuKinger
Within the Plex app, I think 20 mbps is the...

Within the Plex app, I think 20 mbps is the highest specified speed, but there should also be an "original" option, which (we hope and pray) means no transcoding and just Direct Playing...

If...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-20-2016, 08:14 AM
Replies: 1,713
Views: 121,914
Posted By psuKinger
Anybody on here use Plex Sync to sync optimized...

Anybody on here use Plex Sync to sync optimized versions of their media to android mobile devices, and try to identify the SD card in the mobile device as the desired "sync location"?

Having the...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   09-19-2016, 01:18 PM
Replies: 956
Views: 48,005
Posted By psuKinger
If you want lossless (bluray) HD audio support...

If you want lossless (bluray) HD audio support (Dolby TrueHD & DTS-HD-MA), your choices are somewhat limited to something like a Dune, a NUC (or other HTPC), a Chromebox, or one of these NVidia...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-19-2016, 11:18 AM
Replies: 3,199
Views: 121,655
Posted By psuKinger
In my basement, on my original "Home Theater PC",...

In my basement, on my original "Home Theater PC", where all the rest of my media (DVR recordings, music, photos) is also stored... my Server/PC, as well as all three of my shields, are all on...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-19-2016, 10:39 AM
Replies: 3,199
Views: 121,655
Posted By psuKinger
Understood, and I can relate. But it doesn't...

Understood, and I can relate. But it doesn't matter... my wife is Type A, she prefers Plex, and that's all there is to it. FWIW, I actually kind of agree with her... the Plex app loads faster and...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-19-2016, 08:45 AM
Replies: 3,199
Views: 121,655
Posted By psuKinger
Their is an AV sync setting within Shield...

Their is an AV sync setting within Shield settings, did you run that already?
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   09-19-2016, 07:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 178
Posted By psuKinger
To give an example, MPEG-2 "HDTV" broadcasts...

To give an example, MPEG-2 "HDTV" broadcasts (with no additional compression added on my part above and beyond what the cable company may have done before piping it to me), struggle over WiFi for me,...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-19-2016, 07:22 AM
Replies: 3,199
Views: 121,655
Posted By psuKinger
I haven't done this yet, but I'm pretty sure Lon...

I haven't done this yet, but I'm pretty sure Lon Seidman had a youtube video on this, that I'd planned to try to follow if/when I ever got around to doing this myself... FYI.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-19-2016, 07:21 AM
Replies: 3,199
Views: 121,655
Posted By psuKinger
Does it make sense to anyone that if I have a...

Does it make sense to anyone that if I have a full, uncompressed 1080p Blu Ray RIP that contains Dolby TrueHD 7.1 audio, and I try to play that back on my Shield, playback is TERRIBLE (hacky,...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-13-2016, 10:10 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 927
Posted By psuKinger
Looks like a new, 2nd version of the DVR Beta, is...

Looks like a new, 2nd version of the DVR Beta, is now available:

http://forums.plex.tv/discussion/232362/dvr-beta-two-dvr-harder#latest
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   09-13-2016, 09:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 74
Posted By psuKinger
Yes. The first thing I'd recommend, if you're...

Yes. The first thing I'd recommend, if you're doing OTA, is hooking your antenna up to a Silicon Dust HDHomeRun device (Extend or Connect, depending on your needs).


From there, there's a number...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   09-12-2016, 07:07 PM
Replies: 956
Views: 48,005
Posted By psuKinger
I tried it out tonight, and got the yellow/orange...

I tried it out tonight, and got the yellow/orange (?) "charging" light on the game controller when I connected it, so I can confirm that the Shield can charge the controller.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   09-12-2016, 02:41 PM
Replies: 956
Views: 48,005
Posted By psuKinger
Dunno. As of about 3 years ago my family pretty...

Dunno. As of about 3 years ago my family pretty much completely switched over from iOS to Android, and as such we take full advantage of the generic USB support (as opposed to Apple's proprietary...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-12-2016, 02:22 PM
Replies: 1,713
Views: 121,914
Posted By psuKinger
Yes this is big. But as you noted, this doesn't...

Yes this is big. But as you noted, this doesn't completely replace SPMC, at least for me, until they get Dolby TrueHD ironed out.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   09-05-2016, 03:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 298
Posted By psuKinger
I could be mistaken, as I don't currently have an...

I could be mistaken, as I don't currently have an atmos setup, but I believe atmos comes in 2 flavors:

1) Lossy - the atmos equivalent to DD+

2) Lossless - the atmos equivalent to Dolby TrueHD...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-02-2016, 11:31 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 927
Posted By psuKinger
I'm running Win7 WMC. Not coincidentally, I'm...

I'm running Win7 WMC. Not coincidentally, I'm still relying on Win7 WMC as my primary DVR, and I've acquired a fairly sizable collection of commercially-edited-media in the .wtv file format.

All...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-02-2016, 11:14 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 927
Posted By psuKinger
The problem as I see it is, per the posted...

The problem as I see it is, per the posted directions (https://www.plex.tv/blog/air-human-plex-dvr-divine/), you have update PMS to their latest Beta version in order to try out the new Beta DVR...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   09-02-2016, 07:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 150
Posted By psuKinger
To be perfectly frank, the only thing HDMI can do...

To be perfectly frank, the only thing HDMI can do that Component+Optical can't is:
1) 1080p video (only because manufacturers "break" and put the inputs out-of-phase, there's no technical reason why...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   09-02-2016, 05:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 150
Posted By psuKinger
I use a ViewHD (not sure which one) to convert...

I use a ViewHD (not sure which one) to convert HDMI-to-component, as input into an older Slingbox Pro-HD.

As I indicated above, Picture Quality is not downgraded to 480i.

Furthermore, I highly...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-01-2016, 12:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 927
Posted By psuKinger
As a lifetime Plex Pass subscriber, there's...

As a lifetime Plex Pass subscriber, there's nothing not to like about this... if nothing else, it gives me a warm fuzzy that this whole hobby/niche that I (mostly) enjoy so much looks like it really...
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