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Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-21-2015, 07:47 PM
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Posted By mlknez
Onvif is a standard for security camera...

Onvif is a standard for security camera networking and access.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Open_Network_Video_Interface_Forum
NETGEAR says that Arlo will NOT support it. They do say that they...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-21-2015, 05:06 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By mlknez
flac is a lossless method of compressing audio. ...

flac is a lossless method of compressing audio. It has nothing to do with the quality of the music contained inside. You can save a 110 year old Edison recording in super low quality to a .flac...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-21-2015, 02:26 PM
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Posted By mlknez
You can possibly still perceive musical energy...

You can possibly still perceive musical energy above 20khz at any age just as you can feel music below 20hz at any age. The only reasons to get hi-res music is:


1. The source material was...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-21-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 1
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Posted By mlknez
The absolute best way is to connect a computer to...

The absolute best way is to connect a computer to your preamp/processor/avr. That way you can just purchase the best sounding preamp/processor/avr without worry about which services it will support....
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-21-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 224
Posted By mlknez
The good news is that your AVR is capable of...

The good news is that your AVR is capable of playback of hi-res audio files from a network connected source. All you have to do is to put your files on a computer or network attached storage device...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   01-19-2015, 09:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 31,397
Posted By mlknez
The SACD was introduced in 1999. It has been 16...

The SACD was introduced in 1999. It has been 16 years and nobody has been able to make it work yet. The best thing to do is to use a PS3 to rip music or send them to someone to do it for you.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-19-2015, 09:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 174
Posted By mlknez
I was told that they were not going to offer live...

I was told that they were not going to offer live view because it cuts way down on battery. I am glad to hear that is incorrect. When will they offer local, non-cloud, recording? Will they support...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-19-2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,016
Posted By mlknez
I have heard the pulse and it is very good. They...

I have heard the pulse and it is very good. They also announced a smaller version of the pulse for release this year. NOTHING that I have heard of sounds anywhere close to the Devialet Phantom...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   01-13-2015, 06:57 PM
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Posted By mlknez
I listened to the same pair at CES and really...

I listened to the same pair at CES and really enjoyed it as well. Did you give a listen to the Calyx and the Pono also?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-10-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 4,327
Views: 325,550
Posted By mlknez
Installers / Resellers have access to a windows...

Installers / Resellers have access to a windows application that can save and restore the settings in a pc file.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-10-2015, 02:27 PM
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Posted By mlknez
You don't want one.

You don't want one.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-10-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 397
Posted By mlknez
I hate to break it to everyone, but there was...

I hate to break it to everyone, but there was nothing worthwhile at CES about media streamers. Dune had a booth but they had nothing to show for consumer-based local media playback (only iptv). ...
Forum: CD Players & Dedicated Music Transports   01-03-2015, 08:07 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,113
Posted By mlknez
Here is a good review of one of the better...

Here is a good review of one of the better ones...


http://archimago.blogspot.com/2014/09/measurements-microsoft-surface-pro-3.html
Forum: CD Players & Dedicated Music Transports   01-03-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,113
Posted By mlknez
I agree. The only thing I was trying to point...

I agree. The only thing I was trying to point out is that it is fairly inexpensive to get a DAC that will give you more flexibility and better sound quality than the one that is built into most...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-02-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 4,327
Views: 325,550
Posted By mlknez
I haven't seen the guide, but is it possible that...

I haven't seen the guide, but is it possible that the guide means to set the LFE on the subwoofer itself to that?
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-02-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 397
Posted By mlknez
I will be there and that is one of the items on...

I will be there and that is one of the items on my "to do" list
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-02-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 140
Posted By mlknez
Plex does not work with disk image formats such...

Plex does not work with disk image formats such as .iso files. That renders it useless for a lot of folks.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-27-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 4,327
Views: 325,550
Posted By mlknez
The video card doesn't care about the bits that...

The video card doesn't care about the bits that are being passed when you are using an asio driver. Kind of like saying that my video card doesn't like reality TV shows.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-27-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 4,327
Views: 325,550
Posted By mlknez
Turn off CEC on the TV.

Turn off CEC on the TV.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-27-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 4,327
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Posted By mlknez
Has anyone been able to get an ASIO or WASAPI...

Has anyone been able to get an ASIO or WASAPI driver working with the HDMI input from a windows computer to correctly accept DSD files?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-27-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 4,327
Views: 325,550
Posted By mlknez
The HDMI/DSP board is the culprit.

The HDMI/DSP board is the culprit.
Forum: CD Players & Dedicated Music Transports   12-24-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,113
Posted By mlknez
I see... so the fact that you can play other...

I see... so the fact that you can play other files on the $200 DAC that you cannot play on the built in DAC is not an audible improvement? The ability to play your music as it was designed without...
Forum: CD Players & Dedicated Music Transports   12-24-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,113
Posted By mlknez
What DAC/Amp is able to play all current PCM and...

What DAC/Amp is able to play all current PCM and DSD files, can output 450 mv class A power at 16ohms, doesn't require additional power, comes with an ASIO driver, provides SNR over 132db, THD+N of...
Forum: CD Players & Dedicated Music Transports   12-24-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,113
Posted By mlknez
1. The DAC in your laptop will not play back all...

1. The DAC in your laptop will not play back all of your music (missing >192khz pcm and DSD)
2. The DAC in your laptop has no WASAPI or ASIO driver. That means that the windows mixer will decimate...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   12-23-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 206
Posted By mlknez
If anyone needs their SACDs converted to ISOs, I...

If anyone needs their SACDs converted to ISOs, I can help with that...
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