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@etheesdad Add this to your guide 5x fan resistor $2.08 USD incl Worldwide P&P http://dx.com/p/3-pin-pc-cooling-fan-speed-noise-reduction-cable-5-piece-set-35818 Variable fan speed controller $2.49 USD incl Worldwide P&P http://dx.com/p/12w-variable-speed-controller-for-pc-cooling-fans-21320 Most of HTPC noise is related to...
@etheesdad Add this to your guide 5x fan resistor $2.08 USD incl Worldwide P&P...
INTRODUCTION The following is intended to provide a general introduction for those interested in building a silent HTPC.. The...
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I am planning to build a dedicated home theatre room. Any advise? was going to get a HD projector and have sound proof walls.
I am planning to build a dedicated home theatre room. Any advise? was going to get a HD projector and have sound proof walls.
HomeTheatreSolutions in wiki What is the biggest problem for someone, who is building his first HomeTheatre Solution? "Bloody...
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The MediaPortal HTPC Hardware Section may already have the information you require so please check it first HTPC Hardware Section: http://wiki.team-mediaportal.com/4_HTPC/HTPC_Hardware Mediaportal Requirements: https://www.team-mediaportal.com/mediaportal/requirements
The MediaPortal HTPC Hardware Section may already have the information you require so please check it first HTPC Hardware...
The MediaPortal HTPC Hardware Section may already have the information you require so please check it first HTPC Hardware...
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well i don't think that a "hack" will make native BR support in MePo come true ;)
well i don't think that a "hack" will make native BR support in MePo come true ;)
Hi All, I'm trying to gather some information about some hardware projects i'm involved in. You as a user of MediaPortal and...
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Almost in every case you can say that an ssd is better than an hdd.
Almost in every case you can say that an ssd is better than an hdd.
Hi, I am currently planning to build a tv-server, and two media clients. The biggest goal out of this is to create a setup that...
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It states in my system that you are using Win7, so i can't help you.
It states in my system that you are using Win7, so i can't help you.
Hi, I am currently using a MSI MoBo based on ATI's 690G chipset. For the sake of all the problems with HD (high CPU load, aspect...
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Hi, I know this is an old thread, but has anything come of this? I can't find anything so I'm guessing no. I'd love to see MP be able to be a cast source or receiver. Mostly source. Thanks!
Hi, I know this is an old thread, but has anything come of this? I can't find anything so I'm guessing no. I'd love to see MP be...
It could be interesting to possibly using SDK make and plugin for MP to take the same functionality...
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Low Profile VGA for HD Hi there, please help me choose VGA for my HTPC with HD support ... - PCI-E - Low profile MB: http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/genericDocument?docname=c00714567&cc=us&dlc=en&lc=en&jumpid=reg_R1002_USEN CPU: Athlon64 AM2 X2 3800 RAM: 1,5GB 5300 VGA: nVidia Asus...
Low Profile VGA for HD Hi there, please help me choose VGA for my HTPC with HD support ... - PCI-E - Low profile...
Since there seems to be a huge amount of confusion on the subject I thought I'd start a thread dealing with system requirements for...
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Hi. Not got the money up to now.... But can't wait to read your test report...:p;)
Hi. Not got the money up to now.... But can't wait to read your test report...:p;)
Hi all anyone tried running mediapotal on a raspberry pi board? Quit interested to see how it would go. Could potentially be a tiny...
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Bass is the hardest freq to reproduce so the more you off load the speakers the easier it is for them. But it's a balance. If you set the xover too high then you start to lose directional sound and the sound will be split. Also if you offload too much the subwoofer may struggle and will clip and distort. If the sub is not a very good...
Bass is the hardest freq to reproduce so the more you off load the speakers the easier it is for them. But it's a balance. If you...
Hello Everyone :) I recently bought a AV-receiver and have some thoughts about connecting it to the HTPC. I never had an AV...
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Hi. If someone is interested in an open source Ram Disk Software without any limitations in size please have a look at IMDisk. This nice piece of software not only is a really fast RAM Disk software, it can replace Programs like Daemon Tools also. I'm using it a long time now, works rock solid. In German part of the forum I have...
Hi. If someone is interested in an open source Ram Disk Software without any limitations in size please have a look at IMDisk. This...
Hi there, I am running an HTPC with Windows 7 (64-bit) and 4GB RAM. The HTPC is a standalone setup and I use this to stream...
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Agreed. I've taken my decisions though. (btw I've been GbE from day one with unRAID)
Agreed. I've taken my decisions though. (btw I've been GbE from day one with unRAID)
Hey people, I'm looking at buying a NAS device for my home. My main problem is i hate having external drives plugged into a...
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Are you using TVE-2 or TVE-3 (TV Server). There are probably no capture card definitions for this card in TVE-2. And what version of MP?
Are you using TVE-2 or TVE-3 (TV Server). There are probably no capture card definitions for this card in TVE-2. And what version...
Hi, Can anybody please recommend a good DVB-T card that meets the following requirements: 1. Dual Tuners 2. Supports HDTV...
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That's the method I used... :) the USB flash drive had the 0304.BIN file on it, I selected it, it updated then it won't post now. $5 to ship a new one so I can't complain too much. Asus said the BIOS updates are "at your own risk". I hope to get it today or tomorrow. EDIT: Well ain't that somethin'! Now they don't even HAVE the...
That's the method I used... :) the USB flash drive had the 0304.BIN file on it, I selected it, it updated then it won't post now...
Hello all! I have been building the specs for my HTPC for months now. I've tried my best to come up with as much information as...
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just wanted to add a link to renethx's superb HTPC build guide, which was updated recently. Fantastic resource for htpc building. very comprehensive.
just wanted to add a link to renethx's superb HTPC build guide, which was updated recently. Fantastic resource for htpc building...
(Last update: oct 8th 2006) This is just a list of common components found in HTPCs and some advice. Please note that there are...
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Sounds good to me. Just to find some money now...
Sounds good to me. Just to find some money now...
Has anyone looked into using miniPC's like (http://www.cappuccinopc.com/default.asp) for the client side when using the TvEngine...
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what about ATI remotes?
what about ATI remotes?
I am planning on buying one soon, but was wondering which one is other people's favorites since I really haven't started looking at...
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Montecristo, I've got a DG45FC Mobo in my "silent" THPC. The mobo sits in a micro HTX box (passive cooling) Watch out: the DB45FC motherboard makes a squeeky sound. When I'm sitting in my little lab, without speakers on (when I'm doing experiments at night, whe n there are no cars on the road and the kids are asleep), the squeeky...
Montecristo, I've got a DG45FC Mobo in my "silent" THPC. The mobo sits in a micro HTX box (passive cooling) Watch out: the...
hi guys, i'm in the planning stage of building me a second HTPC. my first one i build 11 months ago. it's working very well but...
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Good news for you AGP users, but one advice don't go for the cheap solution test has shown that 2400 is only partly up for the task for full HD and would advice to think of the 2600 option to use whit HD media like the saying go's you get what you pay for, and i would read up on test if the 2400 the 8500 from nVidia if it will fill...
Good news for you AGP users, but one advice don't go for the cheap solution test has shown that 2400 is only partly up for the task...
All I have a price update for you and progress report... Firstly I have now a sample PCIe board from which I'm testing at the...
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Hi all With this set up below should i run win 7 32 or 64 bit for MP to run at its best. :thx: i3-2100T H67M-ITX AsRock Motherboard 4GB Kingston DDR3 RAM 500GB WD SATA 3 Caviar Blue 7200rpm HDD Silverstone SG06 Black Case
Hi all With this set up below should i run win 7 32 or 64 bit for MP to run at its best. :thx: i3-2100T H67M-ITX AsRock...
Hello, (Dieser Thread exisitiert schon einmal auf deutsch.) i want to build a HTPC for my living room. After looking for capable...
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reactivating this old post just to inform that the Download Port I/O software is not required for the VFD of the Origenae S16V to work - with Vista anyway, don't know about other OS. Anyway just follow the settings posted by nanogod and you'll be all good. BTW This case in combination with MediaPortal is a htpc dream come true...
reactivating this old post just to inform that the Download Port I/O software is not required for the VFD of the Origenae S16V to...
Hi folks, I am considering buying one of the new HTPC cases from origen AE - most likely the S-series...
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Hi. HTPC cases are something about 100++€ in average. But you can use any "normal" ATX desktop or tower case as long as you like it.. https://www.google.com/search?q=desktop+case
Hi. HTPC cases are something about 100++€ in average. But you can use any "normal" ATX desktop or tower case as long as you like...
Hi, After experiencing lags with HD television I tested this video today and found that it lags too in Full HD. I know that my...
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Well, after trying a couple different TV cards (ATi 650 & pinnacle PCTV HD PCi) and the cards are great but the software STILL leaves something to be desired. If you want to run MediaPortal, stick to the compatible cards list.
Well, after trying a couple different TV cards (ATi 650 & pinnacle PCTV HD PCi) and the cards are great but the software STILL...
Hi, i need to buy a dual tv tuner DVB-T, i have been thinking of buying the HAUPPAUGE WINTV NOVA T500 PCI as i have read here in...
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This one is not bad, too, but for sure louder than the Samsung V120CE series. It would be my second choice. :D
This one is not bad, too, but for sure louder than the Samsung V120CE series. It would be my second choice. :D
Seagte 300Gb 8mb 7200 rpm S-ATA: Quiet and nice but need some cooling some vibration when read and write Seagte 400Gb 8mb 7200...
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Looks good!! Installation is finished and yesterday evening and the morning today I had no issue with the client. Thanks to everybody for the technically and morally support :) Will continue with updating the server from WHS2003 to 2011... Cheers henning
Looks good!! Installation is finished and yesterday evening and the morning today I had no issue with the client. Thanks to...
Hi, just switched my Client1 from HDD to a Cruical M3 (FW 000F) 60GB SSD and Win7 64Bit Home Premium. Using MP 1.2.3. with this...
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Have you seen one off these " http://www.addonics.com/products/flash_memory_reader/adsahdcf.asp"
Have you seen one off these " http://www.addonics.com/products/flash_memory_reader/adsahdcf.asp"
Hi there, I have set myself the project of creating a totally passive and non moving media PC. First of all, I am...
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:lol: I know that, i just meant that electric heating is expensive :) Usually when you want to heat a room you should do so from a heat source placed in a good spot to do so. I dont think using a computer is ideal :) Im surprised hear that electric heating is the only choice. Anyway i live in Denmark, and i spend lots of money on...
:lol: I know that, i just meant that electric heating is expensive :) Usually when you want to heat a room you should do so from a...
http://gizmodo.com/gadgets/home-entertainment/amex-digital-announces-bluray-htpc-173726.php -k
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Got it all working and tested with both CoreAVC and PowerDVD codecs. To date the best result is with using PowerDVD. Still doesn't run perfect with the odd glitch. Also as the eeebox is no power house, using any gui overlays is rather slow. With CoreAVC the channels start playing heaps faster but I can not manger to get the sound...
Got it all working and tested with both CoreAVC and PowerDVD codecs. To date the best result is with using PowerDVD. Still...
Hey Everyone, I'm looking at putting a client in our bedroom, but I need to make it as unobtrusive and quiet as possible. I was...
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The MSI brand is good. The 6150 is fine for everything but possibly HDTV. Someone would need to confirm it's use for that. If you don't care about HDTV right now it will do what you need you can always add a card later for HDTV. Hi-Def Audio on board... same chip as my desktop and HTPC. About as good as you'll get for on...
The MSI brand is good. The 6150 is fine for everything but possibly HDTV. Someone would need to confirm it's use for that...
Does this sounds like a good HTPC system? (i like a quiet system, want to run MediaPortal and record tv, watch movies, etc.)...
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My TV Broken with AverMedia A180 in 0.1.3.0 Final MP Version: 0.1.3.0 Final release Skin: MCE Windows Version: WinXP Pro Service Pack 2 CPU Type: Intel P4 2.6Ghz Memory: 1024MB DDR Motherboard: ASUS P4P800 Deluxe Video Card: ATI Radeon 9600SE TV Card: Hauppauge 150 MCE HDTV Card: Avermedia A180 I installed 0.1.3.0 pre...
My TV Broken with AverMedia A180 in 0.1.3.0 Final MP Version: 0.1.3.0 Final release Skin: MCE Windows Version: WinXP Pro...
Geez, I can pick this up for $85 delivered from newegg. I have no desire to watch TV on my computer screen. But what would happen...
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the reply of intel is a real joke, because like Mario said you have to see this as a whole package, software + hardware. The software alone is worth the money!!! I ordered mine a week ago and every day I send mails like: is it there yet :? I just can't wait to play with it. :)
the reply of intel is a real joke, because like Mario said you have to see this as a whole package, software + hardware. The...
I think i'm in love... Isn't it just beautiful? And for just € 489,00 this is incredible. Now we only need an USB tv tuner...
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I use MpExtended and WebMediaPortal, it's easy to setup and works pretty well. I mostly use if for Live-TV but it's also works for TV-Series and Movies. Yesterday during lunch the hockey game Usa-Russia was on TV and I streamed from my MePo to our Mac mini using chrome and it worked fine. One of the best things with mpextended is the...
I use MpExtended and WebMediaPortal, it's easy to setup and works pretty well. I mostly use if for Live-TV but it's also works for...
Hi everyone. I have been using mediaportal for a couple of years now. Currently single client with locally stored data on 3...
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Got it! Built it! And it works fine :) It's not completely quiet yet with the included fans, but that can be improved I'm sure. It's just that I ended up in another dilemma... ->I can't connect it to my ancient CRT TV :(
Got it! Built it! And it works fine :) It's not completely quiet yet with the included fans, but that can be improved I'm sure...
As hardware get outdated very fast I find it difficult to find a good recipie for what I need. Is there anyone who has a working...
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