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Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-20-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 938
Views: 89,142
Posted By MrZoid
VLC should be able to tell you the bitrate. ...

VLC should be able to tell you the bitrate.

Most of the time when I have rip issues it's a disk error.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-20-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 938
Views: 89,142
Posted By MrZoid
Is this the only title you are having trouble...

Is this the only title you are having trouble with?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-11-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 115
Posted By MrZoid
VirtualBox works. Backed up the guest, and did a...

VirtualBox works. Backed up the guest, and did a full restore under a new VBox VM.

Mr Zoid
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-10-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 115
Posted By MrZoid
Media Center/CableCard Versus Hyper-V

I had Hyper-V on an existing HTPC that I moved to the bedroom to use my new HDHomeRun Prime tuners.

Once I set the PC up in the new location, I ran the Digital Cable Adviser, which failed every...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-10-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 3,906
Views: 437,294
Posted By MrZoid
Sorry, it has been crazy at my house. Here...

Sorry, it has been crazy at my house.

Here are my settings.

Custom 1
Auto brightness control off
Backlight 48
Brightness 51
Contrast 79
Color 49
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-07-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 98
Posted By MrZoid
Nobody? That doesn't really show me hope. Mr...

Nobody? That doesn't really show me hope.

Mr Zoid
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-06-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 98
Posted By MrZoid
MCEBuddy 2.3.15 and Hardware Acceleration.

Anyone using MCEBuddy 2.3.15 with the GPU acceleration feature?

I'd love to try it, but I don't want to spend $25 it doesn't work well.

I have a Radeon R9 290 in my main desktop that I could...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-06-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 3,906
Views: 437,294
Posted By MrZoid
If you have the set connected to the internet it...

If you have the set connected to the internet it will auto update.

I can post my settings when I get home, but I would recommend getting Disney's WoW calibration disc or Digital Video Essentials....
Forum: HDTV Recorders   12-06-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 1,798
Views: 222,543
Posted By MrZoid
I decided to go with CableCards/Windows Media...

I decided to go with CableCards/Windows Media Center.

Mr Zoid
Forum: HDTV Programming   12-02-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 2,877
Views: 320,202
Posted By MrZoid
He is not, at least according to MIDB. Mr...

He is not, at least according to MIDB.

Mr Zoid
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-01-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 938
Views: 89,142
Posted By MrZoid
Yes, Plex HT does both DTS MA and True HD.

Yes, Plex HT does both DTS MA and True HD.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-01-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 466
Posted By MrZoid
Do the Ceton extenders support PLEX? Admittedly I...

Do the Ceton extenders support PLEX? Admittedly I could go with a 360, which does both, but given their reliability rate and cost I'd rather throw another HTPC together.

Mr Zoid
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-30-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 466
Posted By MrZoid
I already have the two HTPCs, that's the reason I...

I already have the two HTPCs, that's the reason I want to use the second instead of an extender, although I might get one for the loft.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-29-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 466
Posted By MrZoid
Comcast/CableCard/Sharing recordings?

I've been looking at ways to lower our bills. One way that has come up is by switching to Comcast from DirecTV.

I've not been terribly impressed by the X1 system my father has at his house.

One...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-21-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 29,504
Posted By MrZoid
For those that have been longing, Plex Home adds...

For those that have been longing, Plex Home adds profiles.

https://blog.plex.tv/2014/11/20/introducing-plex-home/

Mr Zoid
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-21-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 938
Views: 89,142
Posted By MrZoid
Plex finally gets profiles. ...

Plex finally gets profiles.

https://blog.plex.tv/2014/11/20/introducing-plex-home/

Mr Zoid
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-18-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 3,906
Views: 437,294
Posted By MrZoid
Have you ensured connectivity? Like watching a...

Have you ensured connectivity? Like watching a YouTube video?

I've never tried to manually force mine to update.

Under system information my TV shows 1.34.44.0090. What does yours show?

Mr...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-18-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 3,906
Views: 437,294
Posted By MrZoid
Welcome to the forums! Do you have your TV...

Welcome to the forums!

Do you have your TV hooked up by ethernet or connected over WiFi?

Mr Zoid
Forum: HDTV Recorders   11-18-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 1,798
Views: 222,543
Posted By MrZoid
Thanks Bruce. So it sounds like the Comcast rep...

Thanks Bruce. So it sounds like the Comcast rep didn't know what she was talking about.

I'll call back and see if I can get someone in the know. A crapshoot unfortunately.

Mr Zoid
Forum: HDTV Programming   11-18-2014, 01:34 AM
Replies: 12,069
Views: 1,490,238
Posted By MrZoid
Geez, I thought I'd sign up with Comcast for TV...

Geez, I thought I'd sign up with Comcast for TV to bundle and save a little money. I currently have DirecTV, but Comcast for internet/phone.

What a crock. To be able to timeshift live TV I'd have...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   11-15-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 1,798
Views: 222,543
Posted By MrZoid
Since there's no general FAQ listed I'll ask...

Since there's no general FAQ listed I'll ask here: can I have two X1 DVRs in the same house, and be able to view each others recordings, like I can right now with DirecTV's multiroom equipment.
...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-18-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 938
Views: 89,142
Posted By MrZoid
Sorry, I was referring to Plex on the player...

Sorry, I was referring to Plex on the player specifically. Even though BD players can bitstream to an AVR it seems like most Plex apps for devices can't.

I have the ability to do it from my HTPC,...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-18-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 938
Views: 89,142
Posted By MrZoid
What output options for HD audio does it have? ...

What output options for HD audio does it have?

Is video straight playback or does it require transcoding.

Mr Zoid
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-11-2014, 11:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 320
Posted By MrZoid
Custom cut demos? (No quality loss.)

Has anyone made a customer video demo by cutting scenes from blu-ray rips?

I'd love to create a custom demo reel from some of my favorite scenes to demonstrate audio and/or video aspects of my...
Forum: HDTV Programming   10-11-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 15,200
Views: 1,633,565
Posted By MrZoid
When I got my Genie it was shipped to me and I...

When I got my Genie it was shipped to me and I replaced my existing DVR, then shipped back the existing DVR.

Only issue I ran into was the Genie detected the wrong settings. I had to call support...
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