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Forum: Home Automation   07-29-2014, 08:40 AM
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Posted By nickCR
More importantly do you know where you are going...

More importantly do you know where you are going to store all the video?

If you want to get something like the QNAP NAS system then you would have Video Survellence software builtin. ZoneMinder is...
Forum: Home Automation   07-27-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 223
Posted By nickCR
AC Control

Hello All

I was going to buy a NEST for Central AC to make things easy. But they are on backorder on amazon until Aug 4th, which gave me some time to research it and discover that I cannot set my...
Forum: Home Theater Gaming   08-01-2012, 09:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,162
Posted By nickCR
Hello All! So I was searching around for a...

Hello All!

So I was searching around for a good headset to use on my PC since I got some Turttle Beach Z6A headphones and they had great sound but really horrible build quality (under 30 days and...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-16-2012, 12:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,470
Posted By nickCR
Does that process not cause any problems? I mean...

Does that process not cause any problems? I mean if I install WHS2011 on my desktop won't all the drivers and everything be for my desktop?

Also can that machine do RAID? How would I setup the...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-16-2012, 10:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,470
Posted By nickCR
After I wrote that I was thinking the same...

After I wrote that I was thinking the same thing. What about a NAS case with the Hot Swap ports? Any recommendations?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-16-2012, 10:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,470
Posted By nickCR
I'm not against the WHS, but the cost of that...

I'm not against the WHS, but the cost of that without drives is going to be pricey. You'll need a WHS license the case, MB, chip, ram, psu, etc...

Just seems like so many things that could go...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-15-2012, 11:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,470
Posted By nickCR
Hello All, A buddy of mine, needs a NAS for...

Hello All,

A buddy of mine, needs a NAS for Media and backup storage. He bought my old DNS-323 NAS and has already run out of space on the two 1TB drives (RAID1).

I'm trying to help source a...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-01-2011, 03:09 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 12,441
Posted By nickCR
Funny found this thread with Google. My TV is...

Funny found this thread with Google. My TV is the L42U30 but as you know it's essentially the same since my manual has this model on it as well. I have to say it's a spectacular TV for viewing...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-26-2011, 12:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 633
Posted By nickCR
Not an option unfortunately...

Not an option unfortunately http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/images/smilies/frown.gif

I hooked up the HTPC and sure enough it's the same result. There is still a halo effect and the saturation of...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-26-2011, 09:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 633
Posted By nickCR
Hey Guys, Thanks for your responses! I...

Hey Guys,

Thanks for your responses!

I had the sharpness at 0.. Put it to 50/100 and still the same effect.

Maybe i'll haul the HTPC up to the new display and see if it looks the same as it...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-26-2011, 09:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 633
Posted By nickCR
So I recently posted about my new L42U30 not...

So I recently posted about my new L42U30 not providing me with the correct picture quality. Finally I have it in the native resolution in 'game' mode with overscan off.

I still have some problems...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-23-2011, 04:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 602
Posted By nickCR
UPDATE. I got this working 100%. After...

UPDATE. I got this working 100%.

After messing around with all the settings this is what I did. I searched google for l42u30 calibration and got the settings from a site. Then I went into the...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-23-2011, 02:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 602
Posted By nickCR
Hello All, So finally I got my new 42"...

Hello All,

So finally I got my new 42" L42U30 Panny TV today. I connected it to my computer with a DVI to HDMI connector and I have two problems.

1. The text is a little out of focus. Usually...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-17-2011, 06:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,546
Posted By nickCR
Thanks again for your help!

Thanks again for your help!
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-17-2011, 05:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,546
Posted By nickCR
Honestly it just doesn't work that way...

Honestly it just doesn't work that way unfortunately, there are stores but they don't carry the same stuff that they have down in the free trade zone which is where I get my TV's brought in from.
...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-17-2011, 05:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,546
Posted By nickCR
I appreciate your help as I was lost between all...

I appreciate your help as I was lost between all these specs as I don't know much about TV's...

I'm gonna go ahead and order the Panny!
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-17-2011, 04:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,546
Posted By nickCR
Woohoo got a nice set of options from another...

Woohoo got a nice set of options from another guy I know here in town...

Here is the full list now...

Panasonic L42U30 (LCD 120hz)
Toshiba 40E210U (LCD 120hz)
Samsung LN40C530 (LCD 60hz)
LG...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-17-2011, 01:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,546
Posted By nickCR
Just got another option, the 42LH30. Doesn't...

Just got another option, the 42LH30. Doesn't look like an IPS model though.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-16-2011, 12:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,546
Posted By nickCR
Sounds like even though the Panny is 120hz the...

Sounds like even though the Panny is 120hz the IPS panel has some HUGE benefits for viewing on.

I will see if any other models are available or get that L42U30.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-16-2011, 11:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,546
Posted By nickCR
Thanks a lot for your help guys. I...

Thanks a lot for your help guys.

I shouldn't be so set on the 120hz then... If I find a good 1080P TV I should consider going with that even if it's not 120hz?

Would a LED TV be any better?
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-16-2011, 08:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,546
Posted By nickCR
I was really hoping to get some feedback before...

I was really hoping to get some feedback before buying something today or tomorrow and I would prefer not to buy the wrong one :P
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-15-2011, 01:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,546
Posted By nickCR
Hello All, I'm looking at buying a TV for...

Hello All,

I'm looking at buying a TV for my office which I plan to connect to my computer via DVI/HDMI or HDMI/HDMI.

I can fit up to a 42" on the wall.

Due to the purpose of using this TV...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   11-22-2010, 07:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,106
Posted By nickCR
Thank you for your comments. I will look...

Thank you for your comments.

I will look into those other HTPC setups. Thank you.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   11-22-2010, 12:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,106
Posted By nickCR
Just to add i'm not stuck on XBMC if there is a...

Just to add i'm not stuck on XBMC if there is a better solution out there i'm game. I also plan on buying a nettop in the near future so both TV's will run on a HTPC.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   11-22-2010, 12:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,106
Posted By nickCR
Quote:Originally Posted by dbone1026...

Quote:Originally Posted by dbone1026 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/19528488)

With SageTV you would want to connect your HTPC to your CableBox...
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