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Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-22-2016, 07:58 PM
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Posted By AVTechMan
Yes, I have tried that and works fine if you were...

Yes, I have tried that and works fine if you were using a mouse with the HTPC, but would be impractical when using a remote however, since there is no right click button. Its easier to simply have a...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-21-2016, 07:13 PM
Replies: 2,248
Views: 196,475
Posted By AVTechMan
My only issue for me with JRiver is the lack of a...

My only issue for me with JRiver is the lack of a scene selection screen for movies like that you get on DVD and BD movies. It's a bit tedious to skip alot of chapters to get to the scene I want to...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-09-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 2,444
Views: 207,098
Posted By AVTechMan
Hmm, yeah I think the AIC server I had contained...

Hmm, yeah I think the AIC server I had contained the E5405. It was a quad core. It did fairly well in transcoding when I was outside the home network. But it really depends on the software and how...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-09-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 187
Posted By AVTechMan
There was never a GPU with component as far as I...

There was never a GPU with component as far as I know.

Analog may not be as strong as it used to be, but it still has its uses and isn't quite obsolete yet. Ironically, VGA can display a 1080p...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-06-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 219
Posted By AVTechMan
I think the ones recommending the Cisco based it...

I think the ones recommending the Cisco based it on reliability. But if you do proper due diligence to use a UPS and proper power protection in the equipment room, then you won't have any problems. ...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-06-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 1,616
Posted By AVTechMan
Ok, I believe I see where you are coming from. I...

Ok, I believe I see where you are coming from. I am guessing the computer you have you bought pre-built, right (like Dell, etc)? Usually, well at least back in the day of sorts they usually included...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-06-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 219
Posted By AVTechMan
Agreed. I watched a YouTube video last night that...

Agreed. I watched a YouTube video last night that suggested that very idea of what they call a parallel network where the camera system has its own network from your home network. I use a different...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-06-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 1,616
Posted By AVTechMan
You need to find out if the system image you...

You need to find out if the system image you created can be booted outside Windows, meaning that if for some reason the boot sector on your system drive becomes corrupted where you cannot start the...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-05-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 219
Posted By AVTechMan
I've also been reading that looks like I may need...

I've also been reading that looks like I may need to get a PoE based switch with enough ports based on the number of cameras I want to use. With such switch I can use say a non-PoE port and have it...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-05-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 1,616
Posted By AVTechMan
I've never used the Win 7 backup tool as I use...

I've never used the Win 7 backup tool as I use Server 2012R2 to backup my machines, but the usual common practice would be to do a fresh backup after OS installation and programs. Usually that won't...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-05-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 219
Posted By AVTechMan
Awesome, good stuff! I'm wondering whether to...

Awesome, good stuff! I'm wondering whether to have a separate server to just run the blue iris software or install it on an existing one. It's not like I have a shortage of cases to build another...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-04-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 219
Posted By AVTechMan
How reliable is the wireless? That method would...

How reliable is the wireless? That method would cut down on installation time running cable. PoE I assume would use Ethernet take care of the power/picture as you mentioned. I can easily add a switch...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-04-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 219
Posted By AVTechMan
Setting Up CCTV Security System Questions

Hi, even though this post is in HT, it can be moved if needed. I wanted to get some insight in looking to install a security camera system, like what the use in many public facilities.

A...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-04-2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 2,444
Views: 207,098
Posted By AVTechMan
Been awhile since I have read in this thread, one...

Been awhile since I have read in this thread, one of my servers that I am running unRAID on I'm using the Dell SAS cards (the Perc H310 IIRC), which I bought from a forum member here for $75. I do...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-23-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,448
Posted By AVTechMan
I also run an ESXi server with W7 (with Emby and...

I also run an ESXi server with W7 (with Emby and JRMC) and WS2012E which takes care of the backups and network booting. I don't use WMC that much anymore except to use it with Emby for use to watch...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-18-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 654
Posted By AVTechMan
I still use my HTPC, running Win 7 on my machines...

I still use my HTPC, running Win 7 on my machines (including one in VM). I've no plans to upgrade to Win 10 anytime soon, if ever. I don't use WMC much anymore since I use JRiver for my audio and...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-16-2015, 10:16 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,106
Posted By AVTechMan
I beg to differ on this point. I've got some...

I beg to differ on this point. I've got some DVD's that look great on my plasma and LCD HDTV sets. 'Superman: The Movie' comes to mind having been a 70's movie; it looked so good there was no need to...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-16-2015, 02:50 AM
Replies: 2,248
Views: 196,475
Posted By AVTechMan
I'll have to work on this later today; last night...

I'll have to work on this later today; last night when I was adding a test movie series collection, the boxset series art still appears when I load the files on the local machines, but when I load...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-15-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 2,248
Views: 196,475
Posted By AVTechMan
I am curious on one thing though. I have my audio...

I am curious on one thing though. I have my audio in MC set to decode and have VideoClock enabled with HWA. When it comes to 2-channel sources like some DVD movies that I have, would it make sense or...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-10-2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 2,248
Views: 196,475
Posted By AVTechMan
I appreciate the help. Only thing now is, since I...

I appreciate the help. Only thing now is, since I have an MC library server running on the Win7 VM in ESXi, I found that even though the cover art folder is in the same location as the other PC's I...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-09-2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 2,248
Views: 196,475
Posted By AVTechMan
I finally got it! As you mentioned CB, the...

I finally got it!

As you mentioned CB, the Box Set cover art has to be in the Series folder in MC's cover art folder. In my case, the 'Series' folder had to be created, then I placed the box art...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-09-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 2,248
Views: 196,475
Posted By AVTechMan
That's EXACTLY what I am looking for. I have all...

That's EXACTLY what I am looking for. I have all the cover art for series based movies in the folder....but you mentioned that the art has to be the same name as the name listed in the 'Series'...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-07-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 2,248
Views: 196,475
Posted By AVTechMan
I need a little help to see if anyone has been...

I need a little help to see if anyone has been able to accomplish this. I had posted the question on River's forum but have yet for a response. I will quote myself on what I posted there:

"My last...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-07-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 2,248
Views: 196,475
Posted By AVTechMan
I need a little help to see if anyone has been...

I need a little help to see if anyone has been able to accomplish this. I had posted the question on River's forum but have yet for a response. I will quote myself on what I posted there:

"My last...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-26-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 112
Posted By AVTechMan
Sorting the Metadata between MB3 and JRiver

Having been dissatisfied with the way MB3 has been running for me on certain aspects, I have considered giving JRiver another go.

Thing is, I know that River adds its own metadata info similar as...
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