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Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-16-2017, 02:53 PM
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Posted By DigitalfreakNYC
When you say "migrating everything to a new...

When you say "migrating everything to a new system," you mean moving the full CPU plus hard drive/RAM etc?
I think that, at this point, I'm probably better just getting a new system and selling...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-16-2017, 12:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 256
Posted By DigitalfreakNYC
I don't do a TON of traveling with the laptop. ...

I don't do a TON of traveling with the laptop. When i do travel, it will usually be within the NYC area and it will be in my backpack. I do sound design for theater so i will travel to different...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-16-2017, 11:46 AM
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Posted By DigitalfreakNYC
This is all good advice. In my case, my...

This is all good advice.

In my case, my specs on my current laptop are:
i7-3610QM @ 2.30Ghz
16GB of RAM
GeForce GT 650M

So I have to get the exact same chipset? If you never buy a new...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-16-2017, 09:34 AM
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Posted By DigitalfreakNYC
Thanks so much for the advice. I will admit...

Thanks so much for the advice.
I will admit this might go a bit above what I really know. I know how to replace RAM/drives/battery, etc. But I have never replaced a CPU or taken apart a laptop in...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-12-2017, 10:54 AM
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Posted By DigitalfreakNYC
I never considered this a "consumer" laptop. I...

I never considered this a "consumer" laptop. I spent almost $1700 on it when it was new.

But... here we are. The hinge is almost completely sticking out and I'm afraid the screen will stop...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-02-2017, 11:42 AM
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Posted By DigitalfreakNYC
Actually, my friend was the one that priced it. ...

Actually, my friend was the one that priced it. Believe it or not, a used/refurb was $100. A new case was $200.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-01-2017, 02:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 256
Posted By DigitalfreakNYC
Laptop advice needed (with Pics)!!

So my laptop was purchased in October of 2012 and it's falling apart, physically. I have an HP Pavilion DV7-7012nr with 16GB of RAM.

About a month or two ago, the casing around the machine has...
Forum: HDTV Technical   12-31-2016, 11:31 AM
Replies: 0
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Posted By DigitalfreakNYC
Cisco ISB7005 (Frontier) causing pops when changing channel

My parents have Frontier cable and the Cisco ISB7005 cable box receiver, as a part of their whole-house DVR. On their older Samsung HDTV, every time they change the channel, there is a loud POP that...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-18-2016, 05:38 PM
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Views: 145,285
Posted By DigitalfreakNYC
Question for you guys. Lately, my 606 has...

Question for you guys.

Lately, my 606 has been cutting out. It will flash out and I'll see "no supported signal" on my tv for a second and then it will go back to what I was watching. Both...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-18-2016, 04:48 PM
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Posted By DigitalfreakNYC
I know I'm unearthing an old thread but I assume...

I know I'm unearthing an old thread but I assume that this is a similar problem to what everyone else had.

Lately, my 606 has been cutting out. It will flash out and I'll see "no supported...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-18-2016, 12:18 AM
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Views: 48,128
Posted By DigitalfreakNYC
Well that would obviously be a problem too. I'm...

Well that would obviously be a problem too. I'm just saying if you can find a device that outputs 24Hz as well as regular DD, this device can capture it.[/QUOTE]

I'm aware of that. I have it. I...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-17-2016, 11:38 PM
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Posted By DigitalfreakNYC
The encrypted part is of no consequence. We all...

The encrypted part is of no consequence. We all know how to get around that.

And I thought there was lots of drama around the fact that most Netflix devices won't send out a regular DD signal...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-17-2016, 11:27 PM
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Views: 48,128
Posted By DigitalfreakNYC
Right but then you're re-encoding instead of just...

Right but then you're re-encoding instead of just encoding once. Hauppauge needs to come out with a device that also records 5.1
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-17-2016, 11:05 PM
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Posted By DigitalfreakNYC
Right but that becomes a frame rate issue because...

Right but that becomes a frame rate issue because the original framerate isn't 30. So you're going to get some studder.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-17-2016, 10:29 PM
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Posted By DigitalfreakNYC
But there's no way to record 60HZ and 5.1...

But there's no way to record 60HZ and 5.1 simultaneously. I'm confused.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-21-2016, 11:36 AM
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Posted By DigitalfreakNYC
It depends upon what he's streaming; on Netflix...

It depends upon what he's streaming; on Netflix you aren't given the choice between DD and DD+, just between stereo and DD+.[/QUOTE]

It's not about the source. It's about the device.

The Roku...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-20-2016, 09:53 PM
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Views: 48,128
Posted By DigitalfreakNYC
Your issue isn't with the PVR. You need to set...

Your issue isn't with the PVR. You need to set your output audio to DD and not DD+.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-24-2016, 02:44 PM
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Views: 48,128
Posted By DigitalfreakNYC
That's a different story. I always forget that...

That's a different story. I always forget that people actually do that lol

And I'm aware of the bitrate used on legit discs. However, those come from a much higher source than I'm using (in this...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-24-2016, 02:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 801
Posted By DigitalfreakNYC
W'ell have to hope. I heard back from Hauppauge...

W'ell have to hope. I heard back from Hauppauge and the model itself can't handle 5.1
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-24-2016, 02:36 PM
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Views: 48,128
Posted By DigitalfreakNYC
I know. We've been discussing it here. ...

I know. We've been discussing it here.
http://www.avsforum.com/forum/26-home-theater-computers/2223538-new-hauppauge-hd-pvr-60-a.html

But, again, because it doesn't do 5.1, it's useless. And...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   03-23-2016, 10:31 PM
Replies: 2,347
Views: 203,760
Posted By DigitalfreakNYC
I guess you haven't read anything on page 68 :)

I guess you haven't read anything on page 68 :)
Forum: HDTV Recorders   03-23-2016, 10:02 PM
Replies: 2,347
Views: 203,760
Posted By DigitalfreakNYC
Well, mine died so the point is moot :) It's not...

Well, mine died so the point is moot :) It's not picking up ANY channels now.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   03-23-2016, 08:20 PM
Replies: 2,347
Views: 203,760
Posted By DigitalfreakNYC
Yep. The Mediasonic SUCKED compared to my Sammy....

Yep. The Mediasonic SUCKED compared to my Sammy. The signal was much, much stronger on the TV than it was on the MS. I was having problems with CBS/NBC/FOX etc when I had none on the Sammy.
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   03-22-2016, 04:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 136
Posted By DigitalfreakNYC
Streaming: an audio analysis

So I've been archiving digital copies of my films that have yet to be released on Blu. As someone who's always been more into audio than video, I'm checking to make sure what we're getting is...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   03-20-2016, 12:03 PM
Replies: 2,347
Views: 203,760
Posted By DigitalfreakNYC
>>>>>>>>>>>>> just a suggestion. if it...

>>>>>>>>>>>>>

just a suggestion. if it powers on it might still work. could be several things wrong. maybe something is wrong with your antenna.
1. did you check the EPG for signal strength...
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