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Forum: Home A/V Distribution   11-14-2014, 09:14 AM
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Posted By phie
Anybody?

Anybody?
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   11-11-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 15
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Posted By phie
Thanks. You can see how out of the loop I am. I...

Thanks. You can see how out of the loop I am. I don't know much about Control 4. I'm trying to help a friend who has a piecemeal system. He worked with one guy who set up everything but the video,...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   11-07-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 861
Posted By phie
Why can't I run the videos via...

Why can't I run the videos via smb/cifs/afp/whatever right to Control 4’s media player from the NAS? The idea is I want to have everything controlled by Control 4; I don’t want to have to go to...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   11-04-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 861
Posted By phie
IDK? Do I need to buy a rasbperry pi and install...

IDK? Do I need to buy a rasbperry pi and install OpenELEC on it? Or what do I need so Control 4 can play the mkv files (ripped blurays)? TIA
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   11-04-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 861
Posted By phie
Thanks. 90% of the time it's for media on my...

Thanks. 90% of the time it's for media on my NAS... Thanks for your help!
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   11-04-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 15
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Posted By phie
Do I need to use Control 4 HDMI 8x8 Matrix for video in each room? cheaper option?

Hi, I want to display video on four TVs and control it with my Control 4 system. However, the 8x8 HDMI Matrix Switch from Control 4 is like $8k. Are there any options that are cheaper that will work...
Forum: Soundbars   12-29-2013, 08:15 PM
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Posted By phie
OK, thanks. But what if the mkv has multiple...

OK, thanks. But what if the mkv has multiple audio tracks. How do I select that I want DTS instead of DD for instance? Is that done on my WDTV Live now? On my Denon 2310 AVR, I selected the surround...
Forum: Soundbars   12-29-2013, 02:21 PM
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Posted By phie
Okay, thanks. How do I change the sound codecs,...

Okay, thanks. How do I change the sound codecs, or is that done automatically depending on the audio source?
Forum: Soundbars   12-29-2013, 01:27 PM
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Views: 163,429
Posted By phie
What should I leave the subwoofer volume set at?...

What should I leave the subwoofer volume set at? Any suggestions?
Forum: Soundbars   12-28-2013, 08:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,836
Posted By phie
The soundbar is awesome, thanks! What level...

The soundbar is awesome, thanks!

What level do you recommend setting and leaving the subwoofer at?
Forum: Soundbars   12-13-2013, 01:49 PM
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Posted By phie
Okay, thanks! Anything else I should know about...

Okay, thanks! Anything else I should know about the YSP 2200 to get the most out of it? How should I place the subwoofer?
Forum: Soundbars   12-13-2013, 01:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,836
Posted By phie
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by ttlnb http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Soundbars   12-11-2013, 05:12 PM
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Posted By phie
I just bought a YSP 2200. It's my first...

I just bought a YSP 2200. It's my first soundbar. I currently have a Denon AVR 2310 with Ascend fronts and Sony rear speakers. I live in a small apartment in Boston, and the speakers take up too...
Forum: Soundbars   12-11-2013, 05:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,836
Posted By phie
Thanks both of you! So the Yamaha is powered,...

Thanks both of you! So the Yamaha is powered, which means it's its own amp/receiver? And as long as it has the ports I need, I have no need for a dedicated AVR?

ttlnb: what is ARC and CEC? Why do...
Forum: Soundbars   12-11-2013, 11:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,836
Posted By phie
So the soundbar has a few HDMI ports, does that...

So the soundbar has a few HDMI ports, does that mean I can hook up other devices to it (e.g., computer, WDTV Live, etc) and it'll take advantage of the soundbar's sound? Or do I still need a...
Forum: Soundbars   10-17-2013, 11:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 267
Posted By phie
Thanks! Which Pioneer soundbar?

Thanks! Which Pioneer soundbar?
Forum: Soundbars   10-15-2013, 08:43 PM
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Views: 267
Posted By phie
Anyone? Thanks in advance!

Anyone? Thanks in advance!
Forum: Soundbars   10-13-2013, 05:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 267
Posted By phie
Both are the same price used, basically. Which...

Both are the same price used, basically. Which one would you recommend for 80% movies, 20% music? I have a dedicated Ascend speaker setup now, but in my small Boston apartment, it takes up way too...
Forum: Soundbars   05-06-2013, 04:26 AM
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Posted By phie
Is it true this soundbar isn't good unless you...

Is it true this soundbar isn't good unless you can bounce the sound off walls? That is, a regular 4 wall room won't be good for this soundbar? I read that somewhere... is that true? I have a regular...
Forum: Soundbars   05-03-2013, 11:12 AM
Replies: 1,017
Views: 195,367
Posted By phie
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by ahartig http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1357545/official-help-me-choose-a-soundbar-thread/510#post_23275013)
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Forum: Soundbars   05-03-2013, 06:21 AM
Replies: 1,017
Views: 195,367
Posted By phie
What's the best soundbar in the $600-900 range?...

What's the best soundbar in the $600-900 range? I have a 15x10 room on a second floor of a three floor building. It's an apartment, so the sound doesn't need to be extremely loud. Hopefully I can...
Forum: Audio Gear   04-22-2013, 02:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 376
Posted By phie
Moving to a small condo so no room for a...

Moving to a small condo so no room for a dedicated home theatre (going to replace my speakers with a Yamaha soundbar). My loss is your gain!

Excellent condition. Comes from a smoke and pet free...
Forum: Audio Gear   04-22-2013, 02:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 553
Posted By phie
Great condition, never had any troubles....

Great condition, never had any troubles. Includes remote and Audyssey microphone. Smoke and pet free home.

Moving and no longer want a dedicated home theatre so I'm selling. My loss is your gain!...
Forum: Audio Gear   04-22-2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 763
Posted By phie
Great condition. Smoke and pet free home. $300...

Great condition. Smoke and pet free home. $300 obo plus actual shipping costs.

Moving and no longer want a dedicated home theatre so I'm selling. My loss is your gain!

Local pickup available...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   03-21-2013, 11:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 772
Posted By phie
So I have to test every single file beforehand?...

So I have to test every single file beforehand? That's going to take a day. Is it an issue with the codecs? I can easily output which audio and video codec I used for all files...

How is the WDTV...
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