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Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-26-2016, 01:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 158
Posted By psuKinger
^^^ What he said. To expound, based on my...

^^^

What he said. To expound, based on my own opinions and experiences, as an owner of three Shields and one Nexus Player:

If you ONLY do local 1080p media, and have no use for streaming media...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-26-2016, 12:20 PM
Replies: 753
Views: 37,395
Posted By psuKinger
Are you using a Pro (+500 GB drive) or a standard...

Are you using a Pro (+500 GB drive) or a standard Shield?

-tim
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-26-2016, 08:37 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 844
Posted By psuKinger
I might just be overly-picky, but MCEBuddy was...

I might just be overly-picky, but MCEBuddy was never "accurate" enough for my liking... and I never liked the reduced video quality of compressing down to the smaller MP4's.

Most of the stuff I...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-26-2016, 08:26 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 844
Posted By psuKinger
This. Most people simply don't care. Or,...

This.

Most people simply don't care. Or, worse, yet, as a culture, we have been ripping our CD's to tiny little 128 kbps MP3's, and bobbing our heads along with our apple earbuds in for so long,...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-26-2016, 08:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 167
Posted By psuKinger
For HD Audio passthrough, give the app SPMC a...

For HD Audio passthrough, give the app SPMC a try. It's an unofficial version of Kodi, written by a former Kodi team member (Koying). It's available for download from the Google Play Store, so no...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-26-2016, 08:10 AM
Replies: 753
Views: 37,395
Posted By psuKinger
I don't doubt that you're having this problem. ...

I don't doubt that you're having this problem. If it's "widely reported", I haven't noticed it, but that doesn't mean its not there.

I had SIGNIFICANT lip-sync issues with every beta-version and...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-20-2016, 12:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 167
Posted By psuKinger
Understood. Note that OP (who is not me)...

Understood.

Note that OP (who is not me) mentioned Roku, and how it "it was more geared toward live streaming than direct playing of videos". I was simply commenting that a Shield can pass the HD...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-20-2016, 11:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 167
Posted By psuKinger
I didn't realize a RasPi could pass HD Audio......

I didn't realize a RasPi could pass HD Audio... good to know.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-20-2016, 08:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 167
Posted By psuKinger
The most popular WDTV replacements on this forum,...

The most popular WDTV replacements on this forum, for those that stream uncompressed 1080p Blu Ray RIPs that contain HD Audio codecs (Dolby TrueHD or DTS-HD-MA) tend to be Dunes, NUCs, Chromeboxes,...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-20-2016, 08:09 AM
Replies: 753
Views: 37,395
Posted By psuKinger
1. Love the fact that you bought a Shield. ...

1. Love the fact that you bought a Shield.

2. Love the fact that you you want to upgrade your audio system to 5.1.

3. Like TJ said, this question is VERY broad, and VERY dependent on your...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-19-2016, 02:31 PM
Replies: 2,989
Views: 110,724
Posted By psuKinger
Maybe I'm not staying as up-to-date on this...

Maybe I'm not staying as up-to-date on this thread as others, but has anyone else noticed that Casting HBOGo to a Shield has really gone to shizzit lately? The device almost immediately "forgets"...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-19-2016, 08:55 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 11,437
Posted By psuKinger
If you're asking if other Google Cast capable...

If you're asking if other Google Cast capable devices (such as an original Chromecast, for example) can be grouped in with CCA's for Whole Home Audio, I unfortunately believe that feature has not yet...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-19-2016, 07:43 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 844
Posted By psuKinger
I don't really disagree with you... and this is...

I don't really disagree with you... and this is coming from someone who DOES have a library of approaching 200 movies at this point... so I'm not sure how to explain it.

First of all, not having...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-18-2016, 01:59 PM
Replies: 6,198
Views: 735,247
Posted By psuKinger
Good comment. The TV hasn't been on when...

Good comment.

The TV hasn't been on when I've been running this test... but I can't say for certain regarding the lights. I will be sure to confirm that when I retry!

Thanks for the idea.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-18-2016, 01:54 PM
Replies: 6,198
Views: 735,247
Posted By psuKinger
Is there any guide for troubleshooting MCACC...

Is there any guide for troubleshooting MCACC errors during testing? I just upgraded to a brand new set of EMP Tek R5Bi's connected to my Pioneer VSX-521-K, and I cannot get MCACC to properly...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-18-2016, 01:41 PM
Replies: 753
Views: 37,395
Posted By psuKinger
Are you getting lossless audio (Dolby TrueHD,...

Are you getting lossless audio (Dolby TrueHD, DTS-HD-MA) playback on your Xbox One?
Forum: Speakers   07-15-2016, 01:04 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 576
Posted By psuKinger
I was all-geared up to go with a pair of SVS...

I was all-geared up to go with a pair of SVS Ultra bookshelves, a pair of Aperion Verus Grand II bookshelves, or a pair of Ascend Sierra II bookshelves... and dropping somewhere between $750-$1000 to...
Forum: Speakers   07-15-2016, 07:16 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 576
Posted By psuKinger
What you're going to find, even on an...

What you're going to find, even on an enthusiast/fanatic website like this, is that it's VERY DIFFICULT to put in a large quantity of hands-on time with a large number of different speaker...
Forum: Speakers   07-14-2016, 02:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 238
Posted By psuKinger
I haven't heard the SVS Ultra Towers, but it is...

I haven't heard the SVS Ultra Towers, but it is my opinion that, in general, it is pretty beneficial to cross these kinds of towers over into a subwoofer at some frequency at or below 80 hz......
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-14-2016, 10:32 AM
Replies: 2,989
Views: 110,724
Posted By psuKinger
SPMC is great. But SPMC running Titan with...

SPMC is great.

But SPMC running Titan with PKC is.... not a great experience for me. I think it's entirely possible that I'm simply not smart enough to get everything properly configured, and...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-13-2016, 06:20 PM
Replies: 1,221
Views: 42,205
Posted By psuKinger
By "send diagnostic information" do you mean...

By "send diagnostic information" do you mean "Remote Logging"?

If so, I've checked the box. Under "Enabled Devices", I see number "13219F42", if that's what you're looking for?


In the Google...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-13-2016, 05:12 PM
Replies: 1,221
Views: 42,205
Posted By psuKinger
I'm only getting DD 2.0 in HDHomeRun View on...

I'm only getting DD 2.0 in HDHomeRun View on Shield. My AVR is connected Shield --> AVR --> TV. My shield passes multi-channel audio in other apps (DD 5.1 in Netflix, DTS-HD-MA in Plex, etc).
...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-13-2016, 10:31 AM
Replies: 2,989
Views: 110,724
Posted By psuKinger
If they'd get Dolby TrueHD to passthrough, I'd...

If they'd get Dolby TrueHD to passthrough, I'd switch back to Plex...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-13-2016, 10:28 AM
Replies: 2,989
Views: 110,724
Posted By psuKinger
^^^ This is also my experience. I have...

^^^

This is also my experience.

I have 1 "pro" and two 16 gigers (one with a DIY 128 Gig SD Card, the other with no SD Card). Both of the "standard" ones run better (fewer glitches/crashes,...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-13-2016, 10:22 AM
Replies: 1,221
Views: 42,205
Posted By psuKinger
HUGE news. Thanks! Pause-rewind of Live TV...

HUGE news. Thanks!

Pause-rewind of Live TV is working with a DVR subscription, correct? It might be time for me to jump in....
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