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Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-28-2017, 08:12 AM
Replies: 22
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Posted By pittsoccer33
We have had Chromecast Audios providing...

We have had Chromecast Audios providing synchronized music all over the house (home theater, bar, kitchen, dining room, living room, bedroom, office, patio) for over a year. I listen to more music...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-23-2017, 07:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 474
Posted By pittsoccer33
I had no clue the ATI Digital Cable Tuner (the...

I had no clue the ATI Digital Cable Tuner (the original Cablecard tuner) also had an ATSC tuner in it. I got that bad boy set up yesterday to give me two ways to pull in OTA.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-17-2017, 02:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 98
Posted By pittsoccer33
I set my Windows HTPC to display 0-255 normally,...

I set my Windows HTPC to display 0-255 normally, but set FFDshow to play video in the 16-235 space.

On my LibreELEC box I just choose 16-235 since I never do any web browsing or whatever on it.
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   01-05-2017, 01:28 PM
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Views: 69
Posted By pittsoccer33
I'm interested in the answer here too - maybe...

I'm interested in the answer here too - maybe this is a better topic for the remote control sub-forum.

I have a mess of devices that read the same IR signal (all Microsoft/WMC based) and I'd love...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-03-2017, 01:56 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 12,488
Posted By pittsoccer33
A few years ago I saw a FAQ on the Turtle Beach...

A few years ago I saw a FAQ on the Turtle Beach website about soundcards with built in decoders. It said Dolby and DTS won't allow that, and software would have to be used to decode.

Now, we are...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   01-03-2017, 01:04 PM
Replies: 9,540
Views: 622,670
Posted By pittsoccer33
one of the things I read in the last couple...

one of the things I read in the last couple months was that while disc by mail wasn't growing, it wasn't really shrinking anymore either. and they're paying $0 to advertise it, whereas content...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   01-03-2017, 10:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 246
Posted By pittsoccer33
I'm the weirdo who has more fun setting up the...

I'm the weirdo who has more fun setting up the look of the HTPC than actually enjoying media
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-29-2016, 04:33 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 19,998
Posted By pittsoccer33
I've wondered if Trinnov would license that...

I've wondered if Trinnov would license that software to someone like Jriver. There can't be too many people willing to pay for it, but there's definitely a market.
Forum: AVS Forum® Podcasts   12-23-2016, 07:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 241
Posted By pittsoccer33
You could decode to LPCM at your source, and then...

You could decode to LPCM at your source, and then upmix through Dolby?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-12-2016, 09:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 474
Posted By pittsoccer33
Whats the oldest piece of hardware/software in your HTPC set up?

I have a few things that are pretty old but I still find useful in my set up:

1)ATI TV Wonder 650 PCI card. It doesn't fit in my current J1900 living room pc, so I moved it into my office. Its...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-07-2016, 10:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 450
Posted By pittsoccer33
I think its forcing the Pi into outputting a...

I think its forcing the Pi into outputting a frame packed signal, and the projector is sensing that and auto-switching it's mode.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-06-2016, 12:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 450
Posted By pittsoccer33
Mine is a Pi2 as well. Its a tiny bit...

Mine is a Pi2 as well.

Its a tiny bit sluggish. I've hidden all menus so that the only option is go into the movie menu. I also use the official remote app (called Kore) to select a movie from...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-06-2016, 12:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 450
Posted By pittsoccer33
Picture quality is as good as my Xbox One is. To...

Picture quality is as good as my Xbox One is. To my eyes at least.

It can not bitstream HD audio, but it will decode to LPCM.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-06-2016, 11:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 450
Posted By pittsoccer33
No. Its a lot like stock WMC in that...

No.

Its a lot like stock WMC in that regard. You will go into the "videos" section, add a videos source, select as many folders as you want to include in your library from wherever they are...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-06-2016, 11:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 450
Posted By pittsoccer33
I dont have any DRM channels beyond a few movie...

I dont have any DRM channels beyond a few movie ones. If Comcast started that I'd cancel immediately.





Kodi via LibreELEC. Its extremely easy to set up. You just need a microsd card to...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-06-2016, 08:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 450
Posted By pittsoccer33
I want to get into this stuff after Christmas. I...

I want to get into this stuff after Christmas. I asked Santa for Wemo light switches and a Google Home.
Forum: Blu-ray Software   12-05-2016, 01:54 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,856
Posted By pittsoccer33
I never thought we'd see a drive released for...

I never thought we'd see a drive released for this exact reason. I thought they would go the SACD route and hide the format from PC users.
Forum: Blu-ray Software   12-05-2016, 07:06 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,856
Posted By pittsoccer33
Any word on drives to read the discs? There...

Any word on drives to read the discs?

There are a handful of BDXL drives that unofficially seem to be able to recognize UHD Bluray discs, but so far no one (to my knowledge) has released a drive...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-04-2016, 07:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 98
Posted By pittsoccer33
ServerWMC / Silicon Dust tuner sharing question

I've seen some conflicting posts around the net on this.

Primarily I use WMC to watch and record TV. I have two extenders. I also have three Kodi machines with ServerWMC set up, as well as a few...
Forum: Remote Control Area   12-02-2016, 10:36 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 56
Posted By pittsoccer33
Help get me started with iRule

This is a map of my home media network. Most of it is in the basement and I'm the only one who can control everything down there. I just bought a Kindle Fire tablet on Black Friday and I'd like to...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-02-2016, 08:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 450
Posted By pittsoccer33
Something neat you do with your HTPC/server/network?

I think a lot of us have found little tricks on our PCs and media players that maybe a lot of others don't know about. I thought I'd share a few I've come up with any maybe others can too:
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Forum: Xbox Area   12-02-2016, 08:00 AM
Replies: 3,860
Views: 113,594
Posted By pittsoccer33
So its not just me. Why do you think that is? I...

So its not just me. Why do you think that is? I know the Titans being weaker hurts me.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   12-01-2016, 02:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 563
Posted By pittsoccer33
I took a course freshman year called the Science...

I took a course freshman year called the Science of Musical Sounds. The textbook had a table of the sound absorbtion/reflecting properties of different materials.

I wish I hadn't sold that book...
Forum: Xbox Area   11-30-2016, 06:48 AM
Replies: 3,860
Views: 113,594
Posted By pittsoccer33
I'd really like 3 or 4 more maps that feel like...

I'd really like 3 or 4 more maps that feel like the first game. My two main gripes are:

-too many enclosed areas. Since I cant customize titans for use on a map by map basis the nuclear ejection...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-29-2016, 07:54 AM
Replies: 707
Views: 23,389
Posted By pittsoccer33
I also had luck using the Xbox One guide feedback...

I also had luck using the Xbox One guide feedback tool. I can't remember if it was on my Xbox or on Xbox.com, but I was able to get a channel added to the Rovi guide that way. I can't be sure my...
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