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Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   05-12-2015, 06:17 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 3,080
Posted By Doug O
Can't really be done in my area without giving up...

Can't really be done in my area without giving up something. We're stuck with 2 ISPs, low speeds (under 25 Mbps in town or 5 Mbps out of town), 3 OTA channels and too far away from anywhere else to...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-21-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 681
Posted By Doug O
Element 4K LED 55" ELUFT551

Anyone got one? How does it compare to the Seiki? These are going for $499 Canadian. Possibly less when the clearance sales start in a couple weeks when the store inventory gets liquidated. Only...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   01-08-2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 119
Posted By Doug O
Looking at my Pioneer DVR-650H-K manual: MN1...

Looking at my Pioneer DVR-650H-K manual:

MN1 single layer DVD: 802 minutes Dual-layer DVD: 1440 minutes Resolution: 352X240

This is below TV standard resolution. Might be good for security...
Forum: Xbox Area   10-15-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 19,176
Views: 603,128
Posted By Doug O
Talking 4th system win in a year...

2nd XB1. I gave one away as a Christmas present last year as there were no good games for it anyway. Won another today. Now I see it has more multimedia capabilities than the competition, so I'll...
Forum: PlayStation Area   09-10-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,286
Posted By Doug O
I have a 5 port HDMI switch that I use with the 5...

I have a 5 port HDMI switch that I use with the 5 volt power supply from an old PS3 accessory. I have found that the order of switching on the components matters. If the TV is the first thing turned...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   05-24-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,845
Posted By Doug O
Used...20 bucks! They seem to be all over the...

Used...20 bucks! They seem to be all over the place in the US but Canada? I did a thorough check for that particular model both online and in shops and came up empty. The only learning remote for...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   05-24-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,845
Posted By Doug O
Thanks. Will try to find one locally. 3 in...

Thanks. Will try to find one locally.

3 in 1

RCR312WR - no code
CRCR351 - unknown

4 in 1

RCRN04GR - no code
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   04-22-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,845
Posted By Doug O
Sorry to reopen this thread but has anyone found...

Sorry to reopen this thread but has anyone found any of the newer remotes other than the Logitech Harmony series that use a record pause? It's sad that there just aren't many universal remotes left....
Forum: Community News & Polls   04-04-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 12,905
Posted By Doug O
Depends on the month. During the summer, I might...

Depends on the month. During the summer, I might go a couple times a week if the movies interest me. Usually I get in at least once a month. Besides coupons and other sources of free movie...
Forum: Latest Industry News   04-03-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 24,953
Posted By Doug O
So far it doesn't look like this thing will be...

So far it doesn't look like this thing will be usable outside of the USA. Anyone got one by now can tell us if the DNS can be switched using a VPN service? Hopefully it's not a locked out system...
Forum: Digital Recorders (PVRs) General   03-19-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 857
Posted By Doug O
Have you written to Hauppage? I find they are...

Have you written to Hauppage? I find they are very good at solving problems like this. They might also provide you with alternative capture software as they did in my case with a stripped down...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-14-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 1,051
Views: 97,430
Posted By Doug O
Mezzmo review: ...

Mezzmo review:

http://download.cnet.com/Mezzmo/3000-18515_4-10797917.html

I want to use Plex as it also has channels, much like XBMC.

Another problem I've encountered is the Roku rebooting...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-14-2014, 03:10 AM
Replies: 1,051
Views: 97,430
Posted By Doug O
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by balky http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1389096/plex-discussion-thread/720#post_24355708)

What does your network look like?

...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-13-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 1,051
Views: 97,430
Posted By Doug O
I've just loaded this software up but it's...

I've just loaded this software up but it's buffering like crazy or causing my Roku XS to constantly reboot. Settings are 720p with max. 3 MBps (default) which is actually on the low side for...
Forum: Digital Recorders (PVRs) General   01-07-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 163,529
Posted By Doug O
Can't use the Homeworx in Thunder Bay. 3 OTA...

Can't use the Homeworx in Thunder Bay. 3 OTA channels and Shaw cable scrambles all channels. Not much use in these parts unfortunately...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-04-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,701
Posted By Doug O
Mezzmo can stream DVD ISOs but only in a limited...

Mezzmo can stream DVD ISOs but only in a limited way...no selectable subs or languages. Haven't tried stuff like Media Browser:

http://www.mediabrowser3.com/download/

Plex can do a lot but for...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-04-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 112,427
Posted By Doug O
Any idea if there is serious work being done on...

Any idea if there is serious work being done on a version of XBMC for the Roku units that managed to get the recent hack installed? That would be very welcome...
Forum: Digital Recorders (PVRs) General   12-10-2013, 04:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 240
Posted By Doug O
Some of the newer devices designed for game...

Some of the newer devices designed for game capture can go much higher:
...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   12-09-2013, 09:45 PM
Replies: 1,157
Views: 156,955
Posted By Doug O
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by amesdp http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1348657/official-roku-2-media-streamer-thread/1050#post_24046728)

I don't need to...
Forum: Digital Recorders (PVRs) General   11-18-2013, 12:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,853
Posted By Doug O
So does this break HDCP then? PS4 patch hasn't...

So does this break HDCP then? PS4 patch hasn't been released yet to allow PS4 recording. Can this be used for TV recording via the HDMI input? What software is it using for capture? No price listed...
Forum: Digital Recorders (PVRs) General   11-18-2013, 12:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 875
Posted By Doug O
Sony was supposed to be releasing a patch so you...

Sony was supposed to be releasing a patch so you could record your game play. I assume it's not out yet?
Forum: Digital Recorders (PVRs) General   11-18-2013, 07:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,089
Posted By Doug O
How about the HDPVR 2 from Hauppage or the Aver...

How about the HDPVR 2 from Hauppage or the Aver Media EZ Recorder Plus:
...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-31-2013, 08:18 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 35,212
Posted By Doug O
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by SCSA420 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1460986/hd-pvr-2-1512-owners-thread/150#post_23796993)

Well after having used this...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-31-2013, 07:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,134
Posted By Doug O
Maybe something like this: ...

Maybe something like this:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/360507631318?ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1438.l2649...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-15-2013, 07:05 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 35,212
Posted By Doug O
Installed the latest version of the 1512 drivers...

Installed the latest version of the 1512 drivers and now have AC-3 audio over HDMI. Only problem now is stopping the recording causes the program to stop working, requiring a reboot under Windows 7....
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