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Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   08-01-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 325
Views: 6,526
Posted By drunkpenguin
Get a real router that can show you real time...

Get a real router that can show you real time bandwidth. People do not need anywhere close to what is being said in here. We have 2 TV's streaming as I type this and I am peaking at 12 megs right...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-01-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 937
Views: 360,878
Posted By drunkpenguin
Oh come on now. Coming from someone that has to...

Oh come on now. Coming from someone that has to pay someone else to paint his house it's a bit hard to take him seriously isn't it?
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   08-01-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 8,821
Views: 990,824
Posted By drunkpenguin
I just checked and im at 1500 hours. So thats...

I just checked and im at 1500 hours. So thats 750 movies. Guess I got my money out of it. Same question for me I guess. Should I replace it? Ive always feared it would die mid movie.
Forum: Speakers   08-01-2015, 06:09 AM
Replies: 3,100
Views: 103,095
Posted By drunkpenguin
Ahblaza, what surround speakers did u have before?

Ahblaza, what surround speakers did u have before?
Forum: Speakers   07-31-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 54
Posted By drunkpenguin
Get a multimeter and you check those wires for...

Get a multimeter and you check those wires for continuity. That would be my first step. It could also be that those are wired into a volume control somewhere.
Forum: Soundbars   07-30-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 159
Posted By drunkpenguin
Depends on the use. For bedrooms sound bars are...

Depends on the use. For bedrooms sound bars are great. The look nice and sound better than tv speakers. For any critical listening they really should not be considered at all IMO.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-30-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 68
Posted By drunkpenguin
Well, no offense but you'd likely be the first...

Well, no offense but you'd likely be the first person around here to put a sound bar with a projector. A pair of $150 speakers would sound a lot better.

I would drop the budget on the receiver...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-30-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 359
Posted By drunkpenguin
How does yours look so great on a black ceiling? ...

How does yours look so great on a black ceiling? I tried this and it looked like $hit. The light was dull against the black. I even tried 2 ropes of light and still looked awful. I ended up...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-29-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 587
Views: 19,585
Posted By drunkpenguin
3 computers so far so good.. I've got one...

3 computers so far so good..

I've got one laptop that's been out of commission a while. Freezes on boot and it's got an OEM windows 7 home premium installed on it. We lost the original disks. I...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-29-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 587
Views: 19,585
Posted By drunkpenguin
Well I've got it on both my work desktop and work...

Well I've got it on both my work desktop and work laptop. So far I gotta say I'm liking it. We use a handful of pretty old programs and everything is working just fine on it. I don't use a home...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-29-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 587
Views: 19,585
Posted By drunkpenguin
I use putty too for ssh, but for telnet I like...

I use putty too for ssh, but for telnet I like the old dos prompt for some reason.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-29-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 937
Views: 360,878
Posted By drunkpenguin
Everybody's got their opinions I guess. I can't...

Everybody's got their opinions I guess. I can't remember which paint we used the first time that I hated so much, whatever the cheapest home depot sold 10 years ago. We actually painted our master...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-29-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 587
Views: 19,585
Posted By drunkpenguin
The search in the taskbar is pretty dang smart! ...

The search in the taskbar is pretty dang smart! We use Telnet which is never installed by default and when I typed telnet into the search it took me straight to add and remove windows features. ...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-29-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 587
Views: 19,585
Posted By drunkpenguin
Ok from download to desktop took about 1.5 hours....

Ok from download to desktop took about 1.5 hours. I have a 500 mbps fiber connection here and the laptop is brand new.

Not sure if it will install different things on different types of devices,...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-29-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 325
Views: 6,526
Posted By drunkpenguin
mirak, if you decide to keep directv after your...

mirak, if you decide to keep directv after your contract call and threaten to cancel. They will lower your bill to keep you. Dish dropped my price 3 times before giving up when I called to cancel...
Forum: Speakers   07-29-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 164
Posted By drunkpenguin
I love my speakers because they bring me joy,...

I love my speakers because they bring me joy, love, peace, and happiness!

What do I hate about them? I can't listen to them when I go to work which is a bad habit of mine. I do it like 5 times a...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-29-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 1,724
Posted By drunkpenguin
Lol we have tons of XP machines, 98 machines, and...

Lol we have tons of XP machines, 98 machines, and even a couple dos computers!!!

We are in a line of work that requires using some very old programming software that has never been updated over...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-29-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 587
Views: 19,585
Posted By drunkpenguin
When it finishes I'll let you know how much space...

When it finishes I'll let you know how much space it used up on my laptop.
Forum: Speakers   07-29-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 253
Posted By drunkpenguin
You might temporarily reverse your left and...

You might temporarily reverse your left and rights on the receiver to see if the other speaker starts playing louder. This would tell you that either the amp is faulty or adjusted wrong. If the...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-29-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 587
Views: 19,585
Posted By drunkpenguin
Ok well for anyone that hasn't been through this...

Ok well for anyone that hasn't been through this yet the installer gives you the option to keep nothing. I guess that's a clean install? We'll see how it goes. Thanks the link guys!
Forum: Speakers   07-29-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 253
Posted By drunkpenguin
Lol no not really. We get all kinds around AVS...

Lol no not really. We get all kinds around AVS and we have to ask the basic things first. People's knowledge varies. With that said, if you really want to be sure your system is balanced properly...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-29-2015, 09:26 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 1,724
Posted By drunkpenguin
I'm updating my work laptop right now since I can...

I'm updating my work laptop right now since I can afford it to blow up if it does. If all goes well I'd like to upgrade the entire office and all my home computers.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-29-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 587
Views: 19,585
Posted By drunkpenguin
Are you guys doing the upgrade install or did you...

Are you guys doing the upgrade install or did you use a disk to do a clean install? Does the disk give you a clean install option or is it the same thing?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-29-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 587
Views: 19,585
Posted By drunkpenguin
Ok right after I posted that I found the link. ...

Ok right after I posted that I found the link. Installing on a laptop. Wish me luck!
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-29-2015, 08:50 AM
Replies: 587
Views: 19,585
Posted By drunkpenguin
Well, today is the day. My computer is still...

Well, today is the day. My computer is still telling me that it will notify me when it can install it. Is there a way to force the install to happen today? I'm the IT guy for the office it would...
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