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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-05-2016, 08:36 AM
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Views: 57
Posted By smokarz
Anyone converted from Projector to Flat Panel?

I apologize if this thread does not belong here.

I am curious if anyone converted from a projector setup to a flat panel? Are you happy with the conversion? Which flat panel did you go with and...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-09-2016, 02:06 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 30,752
Posted By smokarz
Thanks, But Kodi can't seem to find my USB...

Thanks,

But Kodi can't seem to find my USB drive that is attached to the Fire TV.

I am struggling with this step: Connect your FAT32 USB drive to your Fire TV and launch Kodi. Open Files >...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-09-2016, 08:36 AM
Replies: 629
Views: 30,752
Posted By smokarz
Can you play movies from the USB flash drive...

Can you play movies from the USB flash drive connected to the Fire with Kodi installed?
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-03-2016, 09:43 AM
Replies: 629
Views: 30,752
Posted By smokarz
Not rude at all, thanks for the reminder. :D

Not rude at all, thanks for the reminder. :D
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-03-2016, 09:22 AM
Replies: 629
Views: 30,752
Posted By smokarz
Ahhhh.....Guess I need to get back into the...

Ahhhh.....Guess I need to get back into the forums and keep myself updated.

I will research further, with Google. Thanks
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-03-2016, 09:03 AM
Replies: 629
Views: 30,752
Posted By smokarz
Hi guys, My apologies as I haven't been...

Hi guys,

My apologies as I haven't been active on the forum for a while now.

I just recently have a need for International live stream TV for my elderly parents.

I just loaded Kodi 15.2 on...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-15-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 790
Posted By smokarz
Wish I had more time to build a few more subs,...

Wish I had more time to build a few more subs, then I can pick up another amp or two.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-15-2015, 06:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 790
Posted By smokarz
Behringer Europower Amps on Sale at Musician's Friends

Some nice prices on Europower amps.


Behringer EUROPOWER EPX2800 Power Amp $230
http://www.musiciansfriend.com/pro-audio/behringer-europower-epx2800-power-amp

Behringer EUROPOWER EPX4000...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-01-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 828
Posted By smokarz
Thanks for posting OP. I am gonna give this Kreg...

Thanks for posting OP. I am gonna give this Kreg rig a try this summer.






I bought that as well, several years ago at HD. It was a major pain to get accurate cuts, but I was building sub...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-01-2015, 11:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 154
Posted By smokarz
Thanks for responding. I installed NextPVR,...

Thanks for responding.

I installed NextPVR, set it up, and all set for the game today.
Forum: HDTV Programming   01-31-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 6,424
Posted By smokarz
As with every Superbowl, I have 2 setups. 1...

As with every Superbowl, I have 2 setups.

1 - Living room TV connects via Antenna. This setup is for the wives and kids.

2 - Downstairs with HPTC connected via antenna and projecting onto a...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-31-2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 154
Posted By smokarz
Been reading up a bit. Is Next PVR the...

Been reading up a bit.

Is Next PVR the answer, if all I want to do is watch live TV?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-31-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 3,418
Views: 640,297
Posted By smokarz
Hi guys, can you watch over the air stations with...

Hi guys, can you watch over the air stations with the new XBMC? Or do you still need to install add ons for it to work?

I am trying to setup the HPTC to be able to watch the Superbowl tomorrow. I...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-31-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 154
Posted By smokarz
Question Please Help Me Setup My HTPC To Watch Over the Air stations

Hi guys, it's been a long while since I set up something like this. I want to setup my HTPC so I can watch the Superbowl tomorrow with family/friends on my projector/screen.

Right now, I have an...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-06-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 412
Views: 24,389
Posted By smokarz
What was the sale price? I should have checked...

What was the sale price? I should have checked in, can't believe I missed it.
Forum: Screens   11-07-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,196
Posted By smokarz
I have built several screens in the past, from...

I have built several screens in the past, from laminate to paint, and finally spandex. I am still using the spandex screen.

The cheapest built was around $100, and the most expensive built was...
Forum: Screens   11-07-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 876
Posted By smokarz
Budget?

Budget?
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   11-05-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 11,032
Posted By smokarz
I have 105mbps connection with Comcast Blast....

I have 105mbps connection with Comcast Blast. Real world speed is roughly, as tested, around 80mbps.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   11-05-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 11,032
Posted By smokarz
I probably missed it in your original post, but...

I probably missed it in your original post, but what device do you use to stream Amazon?

I have been using the Roku 2 XS for over a year, and recently picked up the Amazon FireTV box. I swear, the...
Forum: Screens   10-29-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 885
Views: 63,833
Posted By smokarz
FYI. A very nice review from a credible...

FYI.

A very nice review from a credible blogger, WITH measurements.

Now, I am really itching to try this screen out.

http://thewirecutter.com/reviews/best-projector-screen/
Forum: Screens   10-29-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 885
Views: 63,833
Posted By smokarz
Thanks for posting the pics ben_g99...

Thanks for posting the pics ben_g99 (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/members/7880350-ben_g99.html)

I too am currently using a DIY spandex screen and looking to change. What are the differences you...
Forum: Screens   10-27-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 885
Views: 63,833
Posted By smokarz
No pictures in a screen thread? Lol

No pictures in a screen thread? Lol
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   10-20-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 494
Posted By smokarz
That's true, but there are many ways for you to...

That's true, but there are many ways for you to test your 'real life' speed.

One being bit torrent. I use utorrent to download a series of OVA (over the air) Anime, and typically clocked around...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   10-17-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 494
Posted By smokarz
I've been hearing about the cap for while, but...

I've been hearing about the cap for while, but haven't been actually hindered by it yet.

I think the extra bandwidth just allow many more devices to be online at the same time, without being speed...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   10-17-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 1,827
Views: 164,898
Posted By smokarz
I finally upgraded to Comcast BLAST after getting...

I finally upgraded to Comcast BLAST after getting the Fire TV. The download speed clocked at around 109 mb/s.

I don't think I would have any trouble streaming 1080p content.
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