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Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-10-2011, 07:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,098
Posted By BigT2
I have the original AppleTV that I Jailbroke. It...

I have the original AppleTV that I Jailbroke. It has been running for a year without a problem. I don't remember the exact procedure but it was simple. When it was done I had the AppleTV that would...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-09-2011, 08:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,723
Posted By BigT2
I use MakeMKV to rip my DVDs. I put them on a...

I use MakeMKV to rip my DVDs. I put them on a micro sd card and play them on my Acer Iconia A500 with MoboPlayer.

T
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   08-18-2011, 07:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,117
Posted By BigT2
If you use iTunes the Airport Express works...

If you use iTunes the Airport Express works great. If you have an iPod or iPhone the Remote app works great at controlling it. You can connect the Airport Express right to an existing receiver.

T
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   08-04-2011, 02:38 PM
Replies: 3,177
Views: 278,652
Posted By BigT2
I have have over 5000 songs on my ATV1 with no...

I have have over 5000 songs on my ATV1 with no problem. I don't know how big that some of your music collections are but a 160 gb hard drive will hold a lot of music. I bought my ATV1 from...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   08-03-2011, 07:26 AM
Replies: 3,177
Views: 278,652
Posted By BigT2
I'm not sure but when I get some time I can...

I'm not sure but when I get some time I can test. I have the original AppleTV with the hard drive in it that might be able to stream your iTunes music without a computer being on. I know it is setup...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-16-2011, 08:24 AM
Replies: 3,177
Views: 278,652
Posted By BigT2
Using Filezilla from my PC I was able to copy a...

Using Filezilla from my PC I was able to copy a movie onto the hard drive. I can watch the movie with XMBC on the ATV but because the movie file is an ISO file the Apple software won't play it. So...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-16-2011, 07:16 AM
Replies: 3,177
Views: 278,652
Posted By BigT2
What I would really like to do is just put all...

What I would really like to do is just put all the music from both libraries onto the ATV hard drive and not sync with anything. I would then have all the music I have available to stream from the...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-15-2011, 11:20 AM
Replies: 3,177
Views: 278,652
Posted By BigT2
I can do that but it would make the library way...

I can do that but it would make the library way too big for my iPod and iPhone. One library has my CDs and downloaded music that I use for my iPod and Iphone and the other is a complete DJ...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-15-2011, 08:55 AM
Replies: 3,177
Views: 278,652
Posted By BigT2
Maybe someone here can help. I have an Apple TV...

Maybe someone here can help. I have an Apple TV first gen. with a 320GB hard drive and the hack with XBMC and Boxee. I also have 2 PCs with different iTunes libraries on them I would like to...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-07-2011, 06:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,748
Posted By BigT2
I just got a first gen Apple TV over the...

I just got a first gen Apple TV over the weekend. I installed XBMC and Boxee on it I was able to stream some mkv and vob files from a NAS with no problems. I also synced my iTunes library from my PC...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-07-2011, 05:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,783
Posted By BigT2
Give XBMC a try it will run on Windows OS and if...

Give XBMC a try it will run on Windows OS and if you don't like you can uninstall it.

T
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-01-2011, 07:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 602
Posted By BigT2
Sorry misread. I thought the PC was near the...

Sorry misread. I thought the PC was near the other equipment. You are right Irishdoom that is the way to get wireless to work. Personally I would run a wire and use a switch if possible.

T
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-01-2011, 07:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 602
Posted By BigT2
Just get a wired switch take the wire from the...

Just get a wired switch take the wire from the router to your PC and plug it into the switch then run new wires to you PC and all the other pieces of equipment from the switch. You will need a 8...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-01-2011, 07:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,654
Posted By BigT2
If your music is already in iTunes you can use...

If your music is already in iTunes you can use an Airport Express and the Remote app on a iPod or iPhone and do what you want.

T
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-25-2011, 11:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 914
Posted By BigT2
Yes I have one it works pretty good. If you have...

Yes I have one it works pretty good. If you have a computer on your network with PlayOn software on it you can use it to watch Hulu too.

T
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-20-2011, 08:35 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,343
Posted By BigT2
I have a WDTV Live Plus and a WHS machine. I can...

I have a WDTV Live Plus and a WHS machine. I can get content from the WHS on the WDTV. I also have a 750 GB external hard drive with recorded movies on it. I have not found anything that I have that...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   01-19-2011, 07:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,652
Posted By BigT2
I'll second the good choice. I have a Panasonic...

I'll second the good choice. I have a Panasonic 54G20 and a Denon 2310ci and they are both fantastic! You will be very happy with both. I also have a small room with only one corner to put...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-23-2010, 10:16 AM
Replies: 7,241
Views: 863,886
Posted By BigT2
Okay Thanks I'll give it a try when I get home. ...

Okay Thanks I'll give it a try when I get home.

T
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-23-2010, 08:49 AM
Replies: 7,241
Views: 863,886
Posted By BigT2
I have a 2310ci and I'm using all 5 HDMI inputs....

I have a 2310ci and I'm using all 5 HDMI inputs. Now I want to add a Wii with component cables. What is the best input to connect to? I will also be adding an Airport Express to send my Itunes to...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   12-22-2010, 07:59 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,639
Posted By BigT2
I bought a Panasonic 54G20 hooked it up, set it...

I bought a Panasonic 54G20 hooked it up, set it to the THX mode, turned down the contrast and brightness to around 50 and watched it. I just try to avoid anything with the black bars on it. I've had...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   12-22-2010, 07:49 AM
Replies: 8,542
Views: 1,236,777
Posted By BigT2
I'm using a Panasonic BD-65 Blu-ray player with...

I'm using a Panasonic BD-65 Blu-ray player with my Panasonic 54G20 and it works great. They are priced very good online and in stores.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   12-17-2010, 08:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 726
Posted By BigT2
XBMC Thanks, Tom

XBMC

Thanks,
Tom
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   11-29-2010, 09:59 AM
Replies: 8,542
Views: 1,236,777
Posted By BigT2
Is anyone using the audio optical out to send...

Is anyone using the audio optical out to send sound from Netfix to an AVR? I have the optical out from my 54G20 to my Denon 2310 but I only get sound from the TV speakers and nothing from the Denon....
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   11-23-2010, 11:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,596
Posted By BigT2
I just got a 54G20 as my first plasma moving up...

I just got a 54G20 as my first plasma moving up from a CRT rear projection TV and it is fantastic. If you have Costco near you check out the deal they have on it.

Tom
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   11-21-2010, 03:59 PM
Replies: 8,542
Views: 1,236,777
Posted By BigT2
I got the 54G20 yesterday afternoon I was able...

I got the 54G20 yesterday afternoon I was able to find someone with a full size Suburban and it slid into the back touching the top of the doorway all the way in. Spent several hours removing my old...
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