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Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-11-2016, 03:56 PM
Replies: 967
Views: 32,959
Posted By Osirus23
Never heard of this before. Certainly haven't...

Never heard of this before. Certainly haven't gotten an email since July. I wonder if reinstalling Windows once a week has something to do with it.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-11-2016, 03:31 PM
Replies: 967
Views: 32,959
Posted By Osirus23
Uhh, they published an update to Windows?

Uhh, they published an update to Windows?
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   02-07-2016, 06:24 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 2,159
Posted By Osirus23
Every bit as silly as implying power cords play a...

Every bit as silly as implying power cords play a role in filtering.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-07-2016, 11:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 336
Posted By Osirus23
Was pulling double duty as a Hyper-V box when...

Was pulling double duty as a Hyper-V box when that was taken.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-07-2016, 11:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 336
Posted By Osirus23
Had to shut down my NAS server :(

Electrical work required the main breaker be shut off so the server had to come down :(


http://i65.tinypic.com/2wpnhgg.png
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   02-06-2016, 11:43 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 2,159
Posted By Osirus23
Hmm 50% chance. So you're admitting its just a...

Hmm 50% chance. So you're admitting its just a coin toss whether the OP would randomly choose the expensive cord in a test since the sounds would in fact be identical.


If they really were...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   02-06-2016, 09:17 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 2,159
Posted By Osirus23
What I find amusing is how all this magical...

What I find amusing is how all this magical signal enhancing technology only ever permeates the high-end audio field. You'd think if all these gimmicks actually did enhance fidelity and do all of the...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   02-05-2016, 08:29 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 2,159
Posted By Osirus23
Shame. Think of millions of veils that could be...

Shame. Think of millions of veils that could be lifted...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-05-2016, 04:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 241
Posted By Osirus23
I see absolutely no reason to disable indexing or...

I see absolutely no reason to disable indexing or page file. Those sound like vestigial steps from 8 year old optimization guides for Windows XP and $300 32GB SSDs.
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   02-04-2016, 10:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 66
Posted By Osirus23
I doubt that old Onkyo supports any kind of HDMI...

I doubt that old Onkyo supports any kind of HDMI audio input. In the specs it's just listed as a repeater. That means you're stuck with either lossy DTS or DD over SPDIF for multichannel or 2 channel...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-30-2016, 11:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 627
Posted By Osirus23
I've never seen a company charge for a firmware...

I've never seen a company charge for a firmware update to a standalone player though. Your version of PDVD is pretty new so its still good. The older versions' users are SOL unless they want to pay...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-29-2016, 01:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 432
Posted By Osirus23
Same. 7 seems archaic and I would never think of...

Same. 7 seems archaic and I would never think of going back to it.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-28-2016, 09:44 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,723
Posted By Osirus23
So... which is it?

So... which is it?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-28-2016, 09:05 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,723
Posted By Osirus23
You're using a Samsung player, not a HTPC. I...

You're using a Samsung player, not a HTPC.

I guess I'm just a bit bemused that after going a couple of years without even being reminded that Cinavia even exists I stumble upon a thread of people...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-28-2016, 07:01 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,723
Posted By Osirus23
This is the HTPC forum. Stands reason members...

This is the HTPC forum. Stands reason members here would be using a software media player.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-27-2016, 07:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 328
Posted By Osirus23
i3 is good enough. In fact a Pentium NUC will be...

i3 is good enough. In fact a Pentium NUC will be sufficient for what you described.


I use Windows 10 with Kodi just fine. You'll hear a lot of FUD about it on this forum though from people who...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   01-27-2016, 06:45 PM
Replies: 880
Views: 24,170
Posted By Osirus23
Your old cables are fine, so is using spade...

Your old cables are fine, so is using spade connectors. I have Nakamichis as well.


Don't bother with passive bi-amping, it does nothing.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-27-2016, 06:42 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,723
Posted By Osirus23
Exactly.

Exactly.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-27-2016, 05:40 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,723
Posted By Osirus23
It only applies to making copies of BDs to discs,...

It only applies to making copies of BDs to discs, and even then there are workarounds.


But its 2016 and nobody copies discs anymore. We rip 1:1 copies and watching them on media players that...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-27-2016, 04:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 327
Posted By Osirus23
Make sure VLC is set to bitstream the audio,...

Make sure VLC is set to bitstream the audio, otherwise Windows will mix it and that's probably why it sends surround channel info to the rear surrounds instead of the surrounds on the sides.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-26-2016, 12:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 627
Posted By Osirus23
http://img.pandawhale.com/28465-Jerry-Seinfeld-lea...

http://img.pandawhale.com/28465-Jerry-Seinfeld-leaves-gif-yxqm.gif
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   01-26-2016, 11:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 244
Posted By Osirus23
Curious about this as well. The joy of...

Curious about this as well.

The joy of connecting TOSLINK by reaching behind your equipment when you can't see what you're doing...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-25-2016, 06:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 627
Posted By Osirus23
Except that isn't Blu-ray playback. That's MKV...

Except that isn't Blu-ray playback. That's MKV playback. Once you go down that rabbit hole you get to start hunting down which subtitle is forced and whatnot, which playlist to use in instances where...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   01-23-2016, 04:01 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 11,152
Posted By Osirus23
Perfect. ;)

Perfect. ;)
Forum: HDMI Q&A - The One Connector World   01-23-2016, 03:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 70
Posted By Osirus23
http://ep.yimg.com/ay/yhst-25967117716530/colored-...

http://ep.yimg.com/ay/yhst-25967117716530/colored-hdmi-cables-5.gif


Looks like the same exact cables as Monoprice though.
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