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  1. AV Home Theater
    I am new to the site, and this is my first post on HTS. So thanks in advance for any and all feedback, My apologies if this is not the right area to post this topic. I would like to conceptualize a 7.1.4 setup. However, I am on a budget. It's not crazy-restrictive, but it's not a free-for-all...
  2. AV Home Theater
    Hi everyone. I've enjoyed watching HD television and Blu-ray discs in my home theater for several years. Recently I began streaming some series via Netflix through my Blu-ray player (Panasonic DMP-BDT460) and am getting "judder" about every 20-30 seconds. It's subtle--my wife doesn't even notice...
  3. AV Home Theater
    Ok, I've gone back and forth with the fine folks at Oppo - very responsive, by the way - because not long ago Rhapsody became Napster, and since then I have not been able to enjoy the music streaming service on my Oppo; which I am still paying for! Seems Oppo and Rhapsody/Napster are not moving...
  4. Two Channel Audio
    Should I Continue My Tidal Streaming Service? This morning I started a 30-day free trial of Tidal Streaming Service. I selected the HiFi version that features lossless FLAC streaming. I am just getting my feet wet with the service, so I have little to say yet. Here is my question: How do I...
  5. HDTV | Video Displays | Processors
    Good afternoon gentlemen, Just purchased an entry level 50 inch Vizio M series 4K UHD and also the roku 4 which has 4K streaming, I have 2 questions. Are new 4K HDMI cables necessary? I have some on the way from monoprice just in case Second question is do I need to upgrade my receiver to one...
  6. Computers | HTPC | Media Servers
    I have Emby server installed on my htpc. I heard a few good things about Kodi and streaming tv and music and also learned it works with Emby server. I installed the Kodi zip file, everything installed fine. I connect to my Emby server and see all my movies located on my htpc. I can use Kodi to...
  7. Two Channel Audio
    https://tidalhifi.com/us Anyone else here trying it? Free for first week, $20/month after trial. "CD Quality" lossless audio. Into my 2nd day and in Classical music heaven. Tough to assess the SQ listening to new (to me) music, it's good, but HF seems a tad soft....however, no direct...
  8. Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    Up until last week, reigning premium cable champion HBO had rejected any notion of creating its own standalone streaming service. Ignoring the technicality of HBO GO's existence (an online service for cable subscribers), HBO hasn't shown any sign of budging. Outsiders, such as cord cutters...
  9. Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    At this stage of the game, it's overwhelmingly obvious that Netflix has morphed from a young fighter with potential into a dominant heavyweight champ. Earlier this month, the company announced it has surpassed premium content provider HBO in the realm of subscriber revenue. According to...
  10. Blu-ray | DVD | Disc Media Players
    People I have a Sony BDP-S5100 which is a great player but it is unable to stream movies from my PC in MKV format and that annoys me because I have a bunch of movies in that format. Copy them to a USB drive or a external hard drive is an alternative but it will take forever to copy my movies to...
  11. Computers | HTPC | Media Servers
    as all vidio rental shops in my area is closing, I'm thinking of moving from bluray to streaming :(. gear in my man cave : jvc dila 350 pj, quality screen, onkyo processor, oppo bluray, carver amps, diy speakers and subs. im NOT cpu clever and don't want something that takes a lot of fiddling...
  12. Computers | HTPC | Media Servers
    I am downsizing into a 900 sq. ft. condo in Los Angeles and am trying to assemble a streaming system from what I have, without big ticket items. - -Mac Mini (2012 release)mac mini - I just bought a $750 60" samsung plasma 1080p w/ 600Hz refresh rate "dumb" TV w/2 hdmi inputs and 1 USB -- it...
  13. Computers | HTPC | Media Servers
    Minix announce a series of 4K Android TV Box and they are on discount at Geekbuying. Deal or not?
  14. Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    I have a friend that is looking for a specific feature and was wondering if this group could help me identify a solution. My friend is looking for the ability to stream multiple devices (WiFi or Bluetooth) to different zones within the home. Essentially they're trying to mimic the feature that...
  15. Home Theater System Recommendations
    Hi, Guys, just got myself a chrome cast and i was wondering which way would be most convenient to set up. Directly to my onkyo receiver or to my hdmi TV
  16. Computers | HTPC | Media Servers
    I need a meidia streaming server which can meet my requests below. 1. Supports AC3/DTS 5.1 SPDIF passthrough and DTS-HD/TrueHD HDMI passthrough. 2. Supports wireless. 3. Can play 3D. 4. Within $150. I hope anyone who knows can help me. Thx.:innocent:
  17. Video Game Systems | Video Games
    About time IMO. :T http://www.cnet.com/news/new-399-xbox-one-without-kinect/
  18. Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    In 2008 legendary rap star Dr. Dre joined forces with Jimmy lovine (then Chairman of Interscope Geffen A&M Records) to create “Beats Electronics” which manufactures what have become game changing headphones, earbuds and speakers under the name Beats By Dr. Dre. You’ve undoubtedly seen televised...
  19. Home Theater System Recommendations
    Hi Folks, I'm finally getting around to setting up the sound system in my bedroom. When I built the place, I had intended to put in a full A/V system, and pulled wires to accomodate this - COAX & ethernet to the space for the receiver, and wire pulled for 4 in-ceiling speakers in the bedroom...
  20. Video Game Systems | Video Games
    Xbox One cloud could be used to replicate Gaikai streaming on PS4, suggests Penello Xbox One’s cloud functionality could be used to stream games in a similar fashion to Gaikai on PS4, Microsoft’s Albert Penello has suggested. Speaking with Gamespot, Penello was asked...
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