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Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-28-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By Stereodude
How are you handling time alignment and bass...

How are you handling time alignment and bass management?
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-28-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,090
Posted By Stereodude
Last nights episode was a little unexpected. It...

Last nights episode was a little unexpected. It will be interesting to see how they recover. (keeping it vague for anyone who hasn't watched it yet)
Forum: Rear Projection   02-28-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 5
Posted By Stereodude
FREE Hitachi 57" 57S715 (RP-CRT) - Detroit Metro Area

I've got a Hitachi 57" 57S715 that's available for free to anyone who wants to come and pick it up at my house in the Detroit Metro Area. It worked fine as of a few month ago (the last time I powered...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   02-28-2015, 07:40 AM
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Views: 1,157,910
Posted By Stereodude
I've got a Hitachi 57" 57S715 that's available...

I've got a Hitachi 57" 57S715 that's available for free to anyone who wants to come and pick it up at my house in the Detroit Metro Area. It worked fine as of a few month ago (the last time I...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-28-2015, 07:13 AM
Replies: 923
Views: 131,438
Posted By Stereodude
I don't have a UHD TV, just a FHD one. I realize...

I don't have a UHD TV, just a FHD one. I realize AMD cards tend to consume more power. However, the GTX 960 doesn't seem to have a lot of shader power for madVR compared to the various AMD cards...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-27-2015, 04:45 PM
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Views: 131,438
Posted By Stereodude
Is the Radeon 285 the equal of the 280 in madVR...

Is the Radeon 285 the equal of the 280 in madVR performance or not? This review at AnandTech (http://www.anandtech.com/show/8460/amd-radeon-r9-285-review/17) shows the 285 trades blows with the 280...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-26-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 328
Posted By Stereodude
How do you know it doesn't see it? Does it show...

How do you know it doesn't see it? Does it show up in the BIOS? Are you running OE or Windows 8.1?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-26-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 328
Posted By Stereodude
It's Linux without a web browser and you're not...

It's Linux without a web browser and you're not installing any apps or programs. What attack vector are you expecting?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-26-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 328
Posted By Stereodude
Security against?

Security against?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-26-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 328
Posted By Stereodude
Yes, it worked fine.

Yes, it worked fine.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-26-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 328
Posted By Stereodude
I power off my BI320. I don't have a remote for...

I power off my BI320. I don't have a remote for it beyond Yatse (Android remote app for XBMC/Kodi). I'm using a Lenovo wireless mouse and keyboard to control it. I can turn on the BI320 from S5...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-25-2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 183
Posted By Stereodude
Monoprice has an active 18Gbps 15' cable for...

Monoprice has an active 18Gbps 15' cable for under $25. If you can't get them closer to where something like that works maybe wait a few months for a HDMI 2.0 repeater / splitter to come on the...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-22-2015, 09:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 328
Posted By Stereodude
Intel gimped 'em. You need an i3 or better. ...

Intel gimped 'em. You need an i3 or better.

The Celeron and Pentium Haswell chip lacks this:

Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology provides stereoscopic 3-D Blu-ray* playback in full 1080p resolution...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-22-2015, 09:02 PM
Replies: 923
Views: 131,438
Posted By Stereodude
In terms of shader performance for the dollar,...

In terms of shader performance for the dollar, no. It doesn't seem much more powerful than the 260x if you're after NNEDI3. However, it does have a full HW HEVC decoder.
Forum: Remote Control Area   02-22-2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 907
Views: 139,132
Posted By Stereodude
I think I had that problem when I was using...

I think I had that problem when I was using Firefox. IE worked. You can configure a remote from scratch with RM-IR, but I was told to set it up as much as you can with EZ-RC first to speed thing...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   02-22-2015, 06:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 598
Posted By Stereodude
That is not an antireflective coating. That is...

That is not an antireflective coating. That is an antiglare coating. They're not the same thing. AR coatings attempt to index match air to glass with many thin layers that gradually change the...
Forum: Latest Industry News   02-22-2015, 06:26 AM
Replies: 682
Views: 32,336
Posted By Stereodude
You can't forget that the demo clips are encoded...

You can't forget that the demo clips are encoded at insane bitrates too. So they have a higher quality source and encoding bitrates that are in the 5-10x range of what they're going to get streaming...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-21-2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 923
Views: 131,438
Posted By Stereodude
I was hoping to pick up a GTX 960 as an upgrade...

I was hoping to pick up a GTX 960 as an upgrade to my 7790 (basically a 1gB 260x), but from bcec's numbers it doesn't seem like it will be much of an upgrade.

Renethx showed 31.1ms with a Radeon...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-20-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 11,486
Views: 711,522
Posted By Stereodude
Press and hold the red button. Edit: Didn't...

Press and hold the red button.

Edit: Didn't see you already got the answer.
Forum: Latest Industry News   02-20-2015, 12:42 PM
Replies: 682
Views: 32,336
Posted By Stereodude
Well, one of them already has one foot in the...

Well, one of them already has one foot in the grave. :p
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-20-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 123
Posted By Stereodude
No, that's not exactly going to happen. From the...

No, that's not exactly going to happen. From the input of the X-Fi yes, but the X-Fi won't be used as your sound device. The HD audio controller on the graphics card will be your audio output...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-20-2015, 05:54 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 990
Posted By Stereodude
That's possible if you don't mind leaving your...

That's possible if you don't mind leaving your computer on all the time. OpenELEC can mount a SMB (Windows) network share. You would enable Windows file sharing for the 4TB USB HDD and then connect...
Forum: Remote Control Area   02-19-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 907
Views: 139,132
Posted By Stereodude
http://ar.ez-rc.com/Pages/LogOn/UserLogOn.aspx

http://ar.ez-rc.com/Pages/LogOn/UserLogOn.aspx
Forum: Remote Control Area   02-19-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 907
Views: 139,132
Posted By Stereodude
Well, I don't know what's going on. I charged my...

Well, I don't know what's going on. I charged my Xsight Touch overnight Monday night and it's still showing 3 bars after sitting out for 3 days. I guess the battery is okay. :confused:
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-19-2015, 08:15 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 990
Posted By Stereodude
What blu-ray drive do you have? What software...

What blu-ray drive do you have? What software are you using to rip the discs?

You should connect your 4TB USB 3.0 external HDD to the computer with the blu-ray drive and rip the movies to it. ...
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