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Forum: Home A/V Distribution   08-17-2016, 08:52 AM
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Posted By gweempose
I assume it is better to hardwire all the...

I assume it is better to hardwire all the CONNECTs to the network than to go wireless. Since they will all be in the same equipment closet, can I simply hook them all up to a 5-port switch?
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   08-16-2016, 02:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 204
Posted By gweempose
Thanks for all the help, Joe! I really appreciate...

Thanks for all the help, Joe! I really appreciate it. I've researched it some more, and it definitely seems like Sonos is the way to go. I think the most logical approach would be to buy a CONNECT...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   08-16-2016, 08:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 204
Posted By gweempose
This shouldn't be a problem. He has plenty of...

This shouldn't be a problem. He has plenty of available analog inputs on his receiver, and I'm pretty sure all of his devices have analog outs.



This is where I need the most help, as I don't...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   08-15-2016, 03:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 204
Posted By gweempose
He would like to be able to listen to CDs and...

He would like to be able to listen to CDs and streaming audio in the various zones. He also may occasionally listen to the audio from live TV or DVR recordings. He currently has a Blu-ray player,...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   08-15-2016, 11:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 204
Posted By gweempose
Need help with pre-wired multi-room audio setup ...

My friend asked me to help him with his multi-room audio setup. Since I have very limited experience in this area, I am turning to you guys for some expert guidance. :)

He currently has an Onkyo...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   04-18-2016, 08:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 579
Posted By gweempose
I can't necessarily say that changing the setting...

I can't necessarily say that changing the setting didn't affect the black levels or brightness. It may have, but I haven't noticed it. To be fully transparent, much of my time watching this TV is in...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   04-18-2016, 08:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 579
Posted By gweempose
It has been over a year, and the set has been...

It has been over a year, and the set has been perfect ever since I tweaked the SAD values. The red sparkles never came back, and there have been no other side effects that I'm aware of. After all...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-10-2015, 01:59 PM
Replies: 23,830
Views: 1,855,471
Posted By gweempose
Thanks! I couldn't figure out how to enter a new...

Thanks! I couldn't figure out how to enter a new password, so I did a full factory reset. That worked. Most of my settings were still on the defaults, so it wasn't a big deal. The only annoying thing...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-10-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 23,830
Views: 1,855,471
Posted By gweempose
Can someone please tell me how to remove a saved...

Can someone please tell me how to remove a saved password for a network share?
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-03-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 14,779
Views: 1,246,934
Posted By gweempose
Holy crap! I hadn't heard that Sharp was pulling...

Holy crap! I hadn't heard that Sharp was pulling out of the market. That's huge news!
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   06-09-2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 1,239
Views: 76,157
Posted By gweempose
Thanks, Charles. I assumed that the first post...

Thanks, Charles. I assumed that the first post was out of date. My bad. There's a ton of great information there. Can you tell me what some of the advantages would be going with a Chrombox vs. an...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   06-09-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 1,239
Views: 76,157
Posted By gweempose
I'm looking to put together a Chromebox with...

I'm looking to put together a Chromebox with OpenELEC installed. I plan on using it to stream files from a ReadyNAS on a hardwired gigabit network. I have a few questions:

1 - What is the least...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   06-08-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 347
Posted By gweempose
Okay, I just quickly browsed that very lengthy...

Okay, I just quickly browsed that very lengthy Chromebox thread. It sounds like all I would need to accomplish what I want is a Chromebox and an IR receiver/remote combo such as this:
...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   06-08-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 347
Posted By gweempose
Thanks! Unfortunately, the link isn't working for...

Thanks! Unfortunately, the link isn't working for me. What product was the thread about? I read a little bit about the WD box. It seems like it's kind of buggy. I would probably be fine with it, but...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   06-08-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 347
Posted By gweempose
Question Reasonably priced box for streaming local 1080p content?

I have a hardwired gigabit network throughout my home. I'm looking for a box that I can use to stream 1080p videos from a ReadyNAS to the TV in the family room. Since my wife and kids will be using...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   03-01-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 579
Posted By gweempose
Update: After raising the SAD level up to...

Update:

After raising the SAD level up to 148, the problem is now completely gone. I've been watching the TV for several days, and there has been no sign whatsoever of the red blotches/sparkles. :)
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-26-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 579
Posted By gweempose
The red blotches/sparkles were significantly...

The red blotches/sparkles were significantly reduced after bumping the SAD level up to 138, but I still noticed them a couple times when watching The Americans tonight. I'm going to raise the level a...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-25-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 579
Posted By gweempose
This is why I love AVSForum! Thanks to the...

This is why I love AVSForum! Thanks to the detailed response above, I was able to easily make the adjustment. I'll carefully monitor my picture over the next couple days, and follow up with the...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-25-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 579
Posted By gweempose
Okay, I figured out how to get into the service...

Okay, I figured out how to get into the service menu. I first programmed the "FACTORY" code into my universal remote using this hex code:

0000 0068 0000 0022 0168 00b4 0016 0016 0016 0043 0016...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-25-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 579
Posted By gweempose
It just dawned on me that I have computer...

It just dawned on me that I have computer programmable URC remotes. I assume I can grab the necessary codes to get me into the service menu from a site like Remote Central. I'll look into it and...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-25-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 579
Posted By gweempose
Thanks. I caught that other thread and was happy...

Thanks. I caught that other thread and was happy to learn that there is a potential fix. Where can a person snag a service remote?
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-24-2015, 08:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,456
Posted By gweempose
I'm so glad that I just noticed this thread. I...

I'm so glad that I just noticed this thread. I missed it during my search, because I was looking for the keyword "red", not "magenta". I seem to be having this same problem. In fact, I just started a...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-24-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 579
Posted By gweempose
Thanks for the link! I had already checked that...

Thanks for the link! I had already checked that thread out, and I don't think my problem is the same. My blacks are fine. It's the bright parts of the picture that exhibit the red blotches. They are...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-24-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 755
Posted By gweempose
I have the 70" Elite and a 60" KURO. I love my...

I have the 70" Elite and a 60" KURO. I love my KURO, but I've grown to prefer the Sharp. It's just so much brighter and has so much more pop to it! Once you tweak the settings, it even handles motion...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-24-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 579
Posted By gweempose
*BUMP* Am I the only one who has experienced...

*BUMP*

Am I the only one who has experienced this?
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