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  1. Atmos & DTS-X from computer while waiting for UBP-X800M2

    Computers | HTPC | Media Servers
    I put in my ceiling speakers, I have 11 channels of amplification (minimum of 200 watts per). I have a Marantz AV7704 and I want to hear what everything will do. Sources attached to the system include; Sony XBR75X900F Xfinity X1 DVR. Sony BDP-S370 An older HP desktop with HDMI out running...
  2. Adam T5V Active Studio Monitors for Computer

    System Setup and Connection
    Hey guys...been a long time since I've posted on here...or bought a piece of stereo equipment. Anyway...I ended up seeing great reviews of these Adam T5V active monitors and couldn't help pulling the trigger and buying a pair. Should be here in a couple days. My plan is to use them as...
  3. Computer Rebuild Issue

    REW Forum
    I've had to rebuild a computer from scratch. Scratch means no setup disk other than the Windows Win 7 Install. I had to find all drivers from the internet. I've got everything working audio wise, the Win 7 Sound screen can send HDMI audio out to each speaker, I can see the UMIK-1 microphone...
  4. Using a Computer Monitor with an AVR

    System Setup and Connection
    Solved my problem of not having a source for the basement system - wife is allowing me to reclaim my Oppo from upstairs (she can listen to CDs using the XBox) so now I can have my music streaming service in the basement but alas - no display! Can't use Rhapsody without some sort of video -...
  5. Computer Poll

    Computers | HTPC | Media Servers
    I'm curious as to what everyone is doing for a computer these days. I used to be very big on building and overclocking PC's, then one day I bought a MacBook Pro...
  6. Let Your Computer do Everthing

    Computers | HTPC | Media Servers
    I wish to use my computer to replace all sources and my surround sound preamp in my audio-visual system. I am running Ubuntu Studio 14.04 on a asus motherboard with 4-core opteron cpu. Nvidia graphics card Xonar D2 sound card Ceton Infinitv 4 tv tuner card Fubar usb ADC (for...
  7. how to install REW on computer without internet connection?

    REW Forum
    hi, first post. searched for answers, didn't find anything. studio computer (win7 64 bit) does not and will never have internet connection for security/stability reasons. when trying to install REW, it tries to install java runtime firs which of course times out. so, via a different...
  8. Computer won't display on HDTV

    Computers | HTPC | Media Servers
    I am trying to connect a computer to my Onkyo 709 AVR to display on a Panasonic 720p plasma TV. When I turn on the PC I see the windows start up screen but then it goes to a blue screen. Any tips on how to get it to display? The PC has an ATI radeon video card with a DVI connector. I have the PC...
  9. panasonic viera home theatre, computer connecrtion help please

    System Setup and Connection
    Hi guys, Hey Iv'e got a panasonic viera 42' led smart tv connected to a panasonic hometheatre system SC-BT790 and I have both able to individually connect to the net via my samsung phone with AndroidAP hotspot app. all works ok at this stage although I will be tweaking it as I go along. the...
  10. Internet sharing while computer is turned off?

    Computers | HTPC | Media Servers
    Does anyone know of a way to share an ethernet connection while my computer is turned off? Right now I have my HTPC connected to a router, but I just upgraded my Denon receiver to be able to use Airplay. I don't have another switch so I'm trying to find a way to share the internet from the HTPC...
  11. Added a computer to my HT

    Computers | HTPC | Media Servers
    I purchased some software to manage my growing collection: http://www.collectorz.com/movie/ I currently have my blurays still in there original cases in bookcases at the back of my HT. One holds blurays the other is filled with TV show series. All my DVDs are either in an electric carousel...
  12. home computer help

    System Setup and Connection
    I know this is simple for you all but I'm having trouble. Very basic: I have 2 sets of speakers in 2 different ceilings in my house. The wires for those speakers are coming out of my wall in one central location. I want to plug those speaker wires into an amp and connect the amp to my pc...
  13. New computer build

    Computers | HTPC | Media Servers
    I have been looking to build my first computer for quite some time now. I've done a bit a research but still fairly new to the concept. Here's what I have so far. PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/22fWY Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/22fWY/by_merchant/...
  14. Room correction at the source computer or at a separate equalizer?

    Electronic Processing/Equalization Devices
    Hello. I'd like to understand from those with experience when it is better to use DSP at the source and when to use an equalizer? My system is made of a very old laptop running Win XP, JRiver 19, files are externally stored in a HDD. The computer is the only source I use. After the laptop...
  15. Intel TV plans on hold as company shifts focus on computer chip production

    Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    Intel's plans to foray into the living room have been put on hold, as the company's new leadership has decided to focus on other more immediate issues. Similar in nature to Netflix, the chipmaker's OnCue cable television streaming service was expected to become available later this year, however...
  16. Volume levels for AVR, computer, media player

    Computers | HTPC | Media Servers
    I am using my computer as a media server. I'm playing my movies and music with VLC, Media Monkey and XMBC. With seperate volume levels for AVR, computer, and media player program, what is the best way to increase volume? For instance, do I want to leave computer volume at 50% and do volume...
  17. New Computer Build

    Computers | HTPC | Media Servers
    I finally decided to build a new machine for the family and decided to make it robust enough to store all of the family pictures, as well as audio and video files. I have not built out a machine in over 10 years and have not followed the technology, so my guess is that it won't have been the...
  18. New computer based configuration – you opinion pls…

    Two Channel Audio
    Hi, 90% of my music now is coming from the computer, most is 192Kb/s or lossless, I was wondering if I can build a nice setup based on the computer as a source.. Here is what i have in mind: 1. Source – computer optical output, no card, coming directly from the MB which supports this. 2...
  19. Transferring REW over to XP Computer

    REW Forum
    Hi i have transferred REW over to a XP laptop, two problems i am experiencing. 1. With REW only the computer runs very slow 2. When i run the sweeps there is a noise come through the speakers when running on power, ok when running on battery but cannot hold the charge what so ever. Thanks in...
  20. My computer build Cosmos II Black Knight

    Computers | HTPC | Media Servers
    Specifications are: Cooler Master Cosmos II Gigabyte GA-X79-UD5 Intel Core i7 3930K Hexa Core @ 4.5GHz with 5.46GHz Turbo Corsair 32GB Quad Channel Vengeance 1600MHz CL 9-9-9-24 @ 1866MHz Corsair H100 Closed Liquid Cooling 3x1TB HDD 7200rpm 32MB Cache (soon to be replaced by 5x 3TB...
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