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Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   03-24-2017, 05:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 52
Posted By etrin
need help with 360 used as extender. now saying need optional update

I have been using this xbox 360 extender for over 2 years with comcrap cable, but yesterday I started seeing update required.
To play this content you need xbox optional media update.
It is not on...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   02-20-2017, 09:22 AM
Replies: 15,364
Views: 1,959,882
Posted By etrin
I have a 55kds3000 and since its not in the back...

I have a 55kds3000 and since its not in the back room and has a great picture we still watch it from time to time.
The other day the bulb blew and I got a replacement and hey it works...but its not...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-17-2017, 03:20 PM
Replies: 4,759
Views: 769,481
Posted By etrin
I switched to a silicon dust prime and windows...

I switched to a silicon dust prime and windows media center, comcast cable card and have problems with channels.
The SD shows all my channels, and I can use the SD viewer to watch them but media...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-04-2017, 05:14 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,898
Posted By etrin
whats the difference in the C1 panel and the AA02...

whats the difference in the C1 panel and the AA02 panel ?

Is this another dell panel lottery, hoping to get a good one?
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-02-2016, 02:49 AM
Replies: 12,662
Views: 837,208
Posted By etrin
yesterday even the locals would show weak signal....

yesterday even the locals would show weak signal.
So I told the people either fix it or get it out of my house.
I also said I wanted a refund for the last 2 months of them making excuses and not...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-26-2016, 05:18 PM
Replies: 12,662
Views: 837,208
Posted By etrin
I had forgotten that the splitter was removed, I...

I had forgotten that the splitter was removed, I went out this morning and looked

this is what I sent comcrap today. My final try.
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From the pole to my tv was installed in...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-25-2016, 07:28 PM
Replies: 12,662
Views: 837,208
Posted By etrin
you have 100% and thats great. I had close to...

you have 100% and thats great. I had close to that when they first hooked it up. Yes the cable from the pole to a splitter on the back of the house then to the den was done in the 80's.
In April I...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-24-2016, 07:54 PM
Replies: 12,662
Views: 837,208
Posted By etrin
hi everyone have not messed with ota since the media center screwup

I gave up when winders changed the media center channel listing and little rock was a mess for me.
I got a deal from comcast(well I though it was a deal) since I had a media center they said ok buy...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-07-2016, 03:45 AM
Replies: 44,747
Views: 2,441,640
Posted By etrin
Big Question, is the 55 an inferior tv in this...

Big Question, is the 55 an inferior tv in this series, they make is sound like oh yea we threw in a junk tube we bought off ebay in the little sets.

I have to ask. Most tv is still going to be...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-25-2016, 02:49 PM
Replies: 3,139
Views: 283,454
Posted By etrin
The most important feature to me is viewing non...

The most important feature to me is viewing non 4k since there is really little to see.
What about the quality of the upscale engine.
I know that Sony and Samsung have the best upscaling but how...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-25-2016, 02:49 PM
Replies: 2,027
Views: 120,881
Posted By etrin
The most important feature to me is viewing non...

The most important feature to me is viewing non 4k since there is really little to see.
What about the quality of the upscale engine.
I know that Sony and Samsung have the best upscaling but how...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-07-2016, 07:45 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 7,553
Posted By etrin
misleading customers and offering every little...

misleading customers and offering every little thing as a premium. Typical.
Reminds me of 3D that tried to screw every customer and ended up killing the market.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-22-2015, 02:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 169
Posted By etrin
Got any ideas about this? I had to get up early...

Got any ideas about this?
I had to get up early this morning so I check the signal strength.


Thursday 10/22 4:32 AM


Card Manufacturer Motorola
Card Authentication success
Card...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-21-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 169
Posted By etrin
Thanks Foxbat they had scheduled a truck for...

Thanks Foxbat they had scheduled a truck for tomorrow when they screwed up the initial install and I told them to keep it so tomorrow I will tell the guy I need more power LOL
this is the latest...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-21-2015, 06:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 169
Posted By etrin
both the silicondust and the wmc are plugged into...

both the silicondust and the wmc are plugged into the same netgear 8 port switch.
I thought maybe the drive that wmc was writing to with all the old files was having problems so I put a new WD red...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-21-2015, 04:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 169
Posted By etrin
Need help with wmc and winders 8.1

I have been using ota silicondust on my windows media center for 3 years and not one problem
Well there were channels I wanted for years and comcast made me a super deal.
So I got a prime and...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-14-2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 2,760
Views: 218,965
Posted By etrin
HD Prime with the KODI. Hey some other options...

HD Prime with the KODI.
Hey some other options I will give this a try too.
I have a first gen PI and it seemed to work ok when I first tried it, that was when the PI was first released.

I saw on...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-12-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 2,760
Views: 218,965
Posted By etrin
well if the hd makes no difference I will get one...

well if the hd makes no difference I will get one of the memory only models.
friend of mine said he saw several on fleabay for $40 tested and seller was 1000 positive.

I also got in the closet...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-12-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 2,760
Views: 218,965
Posted By etrin
I found 2 xbox's for about $40 but they are...

I found 2 xbox's for about $40 but they are called the slim and only have 4GB of memory, and no hard drive.
will this run media center?
I only want to watch tv not record anything on this unit.
...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-11-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 2,760
Views: 218,965
Posted By etrin
I need some help here. I am getting comcast and...

I need some help here. I am getting comcast and have a windows media center on main tv using ota silicon dust hd. I have ordered a prime and will use it with this tv.

Now what can I do about my...
Forum: Home Theater In A Box   10-10-2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 388
Posted By etrin
thanks everyone I told them to look at soundbars...

thanks everyone I told them to look at soundbars and they got one and seem to be happy with it. Its a visio with a base and he said they can feel like there are sounds behind them.
I said good I am...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-04-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,026
Posted By etrin
yes a coupon would be nice. why do they ask os...

yes a coupon would be nice.
why do they ask os version, is this just marketing or does it make a difference?
Only reason I am asking is my old computer I was using is win7 32 bit and I am going to...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-04-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,026
Posted By etrin
I guess everything went bonkers on the site the...

I guess everything went bonkers on the site the address for the beta key says its an invalid address.
this morning it worked when I first tried it and now down again.

I don't see a link to...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-22-2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 711
Views: 23,761
Posted By etrin
I am getting there...thanks big time I did...

I am getting there...thanks big time

I did this, ObjectStoreRecoveryTask, and thanks for the tip on refresh, it finished in about 20 seconds.
I then went into wmc and it said it had been reset...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-20-2015, 09:10 PM
Replies: 711
Views: 23,761
Posted By etrin
well now when I try to run tv setup it hangs at...

well now when I try to run tv setup it hangs at downloading the latest tv setup.
It should either do it or say can't get it, but it does nothing.

++++EDIT UPDATE+++++
I took an old win7 wms I...
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