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Forum: Xbox Area   07-30-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 19,751
Views: 618,896
Posted By pittsoccer33
Stripping out the Dolby Digital and MPEG2...

Stripping out the Dolby Digital and MPEG2 decoders makes it worthless for me. I'll be happy with Windows 7 and Linux for the foreseeable future.
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   07-30-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 5,918
Posted By pittsoccer33
Samsung's LED marketing budget

Samsung's LED marketing budget
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-30-2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 133
Posted By pittsoccer33
i think the way that dual screen is set up...

i think the way that dual screen is set up (extended vs clone) can affect that too
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   07-30-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 236
Posted By pittsoccer33
We debated what dark wall color would work well...

We debated what dark wall color would work well with them - dark green, maroon, blue. I kind of tried to do a Pitt scheme (hence the yellow bar stools and coming yellow pub table) so thats where the...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-30-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 560
Views: 17,875
Posted By pittsoccer33
I cant believe all the people getting bent out of...

I cant believe all the people getting bent out of shape over a schedule grid at the the SD forums.

Maybe because I don't really use it? Never really used it? Its like a throwback to the tv guide...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-30-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 734
Posted By pittsoccer33
I had a fan issue with an EVGA GT430. A little...

I had a fan issue with an EVGA GT430. A little WD40 fixed it.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-30-2015, 08:52 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,202
Posted By pittsoccer33
I'm using the Shark install package from the...

I'm using the Shark install package from the spring of 2012. No problems for me.
Forum: Latest Industry News   07-30-2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,313
Posted By pittsoccer33
That was exactly my point. Can you imagine...

That was exactly my point.

Can you imagine how many people will be in Best Buy buying this stuff, not really understanding what makes it new and different besides 4K, and having tons of EDID,...
Forum: AVS Forum Podcasts   07-30-2015, 06:15 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,052
Posted By pittsoccer33
I doubt that and here's why: The bitstream...

I doubt that and here's why:

The bitstream is a bunch of computer data. Part of the object oriented bitstream is the location of the sound in 3D space.

Once you convert that to LPCM that...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-30-2015, 06:10 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,761
Posted By pittsoccer33
I sent you a PM - let me know if you're able to...

I sent you a PM - let me know if you're able to see it.

I think there are a lot of forum members who were impressed with Niveus gear (especially the cases). The price premium, especially for a...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   07-30-2015, 05:42 AM
Replies: 1,041
Views: 95,109
Posted By pittsoccer33
i sprayed mine with cheap black paint. i cant...

i sprayed mine with cheap black paint. i cant see the frame when i project onto it, but i cant prove thats because i painted it black.
Forum: Latest Industry News   07-30-2015, 05:35 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,313
Posted By pittsoccer33
All of this sounds like a nightmare for HDMI...

All of this sounds like a nightmare for HDMI reliability.
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   07-29-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 103
Posted By pittsoccer33
This is the path I took. I have my main DVR HTPC...

This is the path I took. I have my main DVR HTPC on 24 hours a day. It and my wifi router are plugged into a UPS in my living room.

I bought a much smaller unit for my basement for my modem,...
Forum: AVS Forum Podcasts   07-29-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,052
Posted By pittsoccer33
What is the likely future of UHD bluray and UHD...

What is the likely future of UHD bluray and UHD streaming on the PC?

LOTS of forum members use HTPCs to organize and watch their movie collection. Bluray playback on the PC has always been much...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   07-28-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 5,918
Posted By pittsoccer33
And its not just that the TVs in this year's...

And its not just that the TVs in this year's value electronics shootout barely capture plasma quality - they are several times more expensive!

You could by a 55" VT series tv for $2000. 65" for I...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   07-28-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 5,918
Posted By pittsoccer33
Ever see how much power a low end LCD based set...

Ever see how much power a low end LCD based set uses? My 51" F8500 uses less power than my 37" Element.
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   07-28-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 5,918
Posted By pittsoccer33
I worked at a big box selling televisions for a...

I worked at a big box selling televisions for a years, and I've written here on the site before that it was just difficult to sell them. The reasons why it was difficult were varied, but they were...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-28-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 326
Posted By pittsoccer33
Thats a pretty high end tv. I have an F8500 and...

Thats a pretty high end tv. I have an F8500 and it can handle H264, VC1, and MPEG2. The Plex app can even handle 3D MVC which is very unique.

The developer (Orca) initially said he was not going...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-28-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 326
Posted By pittsoccer33
You could use the Plex app on the tv.

You could use the Plex app on the tv.
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   07-28-2015, 03:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 236
Posted By pittsoccer33
I've done some home brewing in the past (in...

I've done some home brewing in the past (in bottles only) and i'd like to get back into it. This time in kegs though. So I've been keeping my eyes peeled for a minifridge that could hold two thin...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   07-28-2015, 03:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 236
Posted By pittsoccer33
I'm 31 and feel like movies peaked around the...

I'm 31 and feel like movies peaked around the time I was born. Terminator, Ghostbusters, Back to the Future, Indiana Jones, Star Wars - so many of my personal favorites and Hollywood keeps going...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   07-27-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 236
Posted By pittsoccer33
Mike and Katie's media room & bar

I've lived in apartment buildings my entire adult life, so a lot of my home theater dreams were just that - dreams. No real chances to let a subwoofer loose or set up front projection.

This...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-24-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 3,484
Posted By pittsoccer33
A Silicondust HDHR Prime and the $99 Nexus Player...

A Silicondust HDHR Prime and the $99 Nexus Player at each tv is an option too.

With any house big or small you want ethernet drops in as much of the house as possible. For starters its better for...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-24-2015, 06:24 AM
Replies: 471
Views: 16,019
Posted By pittsoccer33
You could probably get a cable card from your...

You could probably get a cable card from your provider either free or really cheap and just roll with the Prime.

Almost every summer I downgrade my cable package to "limited basic" which is just...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-23-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 90
Posted By pittsoccer33
^^I guess thats a good point. I was operating...

^^I guess thats a good point. I was operating under the idea that the HTPC was the only component, but if that isn't the case your idea is definitely better.

He would need an optical to digital...
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