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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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@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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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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In(a future version) new version Ambibox 2.1.4 added support Atmolight device Details are here: http://msevm.com/forum/index.php?topic=5974.0 For testing please contact me by email, I will send you a test version.
In(a future version) new version Ambibox 2.1.4 added support Atmolight device Details are here...
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This is the cam Ziggo supports officially. I've tested it in a floppydtv and it works just as well as the alphacrypt. And like I said before yes they can block floppydtv's, they can block any tuner they want. Read this for the quote: http://www.digitalekabeltelevisie.nl/nieuws/archives/2008/08/ziggo_bevestigt_support_c.shtml As I...
This is the cam Ziggo supports officially. I've tested it in a floppydtv and it works just as well as the alphacrypt. And like I...
Hi Ziggo users, The story goes that by the end of may our cable provicer Ziggo will make the switch to the new CI+ standard...
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i took 3 pictures of my HD135 internals but something went wrong with 2 of them. I will take those pictures again. Anyway here is the first one. You can clearly see how my Nexus 120mm fan is mounted. http://www.esnips.com/doc/7fdf3fba-fc82-4176-8849-f0afa56cfae4/Zalman-HD135-Inside1---Nexus-120mm-Fan I have configured both...
i took 3 pictures of my HD135 internals but something went wrong with 2 of them. I will take those pictures again. Anyway here is...
I am currently researching hardware for a HTPC. In particular, I am getting caught up on the case. There is so much choice out...
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says im forbidden to access those webpages lol a silent nVidia 220/240 is what id go for ..i dont know ATI cards well - just read this reviewfor the nvidia 430....sounds nice, small but no good for games..but bluray, and all other video is fine..and has just been released now ...
says im forbidden to access those webpages lol a silent nVidia 220/240 is what id go for ..i dont know ATI cards well - just...
Geh MS-Tech HTPC MC-210 350W (B)+Fernbedienung 59,00 € Geh MS-Tech HTPC MC-210 350W (B)+Fernbedienung - BoraComputer Onlineshop...
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In case of a TV Server only, think about Intel DN2800MT which is a valuable board with low power consumption. With the DN2800 processor you have to select the right receiver card - not all PCIe-cards work right out of the box. I set up a pictured building guide only for my TV Server...
In case of a TV Server only, think about Intel DN2800MT which is a valuable board with low power consumption. With the DN2800...
Hi, i'm trying to build a htpc, and i came up with this config: Motherboard: Intel DQ77KB CPU: Intel Pentium G620 HDD: SanDisk...
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Ya, I noticed that there is some lack in the support department for the 550 cards. I guess that we will have to be patient. More and more cards are being released with the 550 Chip, so ATI will have to release the SDK at some point or risk a major mutinay by End Users. nVidia keeps working on their competing chip but, so far...
Ya, I noticed that there is some lack in the support department for the 550 cards. I guess that we will have to be patient. More...
Hello all, this is my first Post on this Forum and am gratefull you are here. I Googled today looking for some alternatives to...
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As always, half the reason for a new project is for the learning curve :) And I'd always rather do something with an opensource project like MP, especially when it appears to be a far superior product to MCE. I've never really looked at the AV or media side of things before, but i expect i'll have a much better understanding by the...
As always, half the reason for a new project is for the learning curve :) And I'd always rather do something with an opensource...
Hello All I've been thinking building a media pc through ever since i first stumbled across MediaPortal about a year back...
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Asus offers TV-OUT (look like s-video and composite), SPDIF (appears to be coax and optical), and USB all on brackets that must be purchased separately.
Asus offers TV-OUT (look like s-video and composite), SPDIF (appears to be coax and optical), and USB all on brackets that must be...
Hi all, I spent quite some time thinking about the platform for my first HTPC. It shall play DVD and record and playback TV...
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Everything that works in Windows Vista, will work in Windows 7, they use the same driver model. Standby options are also much better in Windows 7, Vista could be a little problematic on some PC's with standby options. I might make a new topic somewhere about Mediaportal and Windows7, it's really a good thing to use i.c.w...
Everything that works in Windows Vista, will work in Windows 7, they use the same driver model. Standby options are also much...
I will soon have to reinstall my PC and I would like to hear opinions, whether it's already the time to go for Vista, or should I...
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Hi jbell, Could you tell us if your system is working now? Witch screen are you using, how are you doing for the sound? Does this system has fan? Noisy? I am interested in such a solution, but i hesitate a lot... Did you try a flat screen with XP embedded? Does somebody experienced this solution? Thanks!
Hi jbell, Could you tell us if your system is working now? Witch screen are you using, how are you doing for the sound...
I have a working xpe. (as I purchased a T5720 thin client) I installed .Net2.0 and got the install of media portal to install...
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https://forum.team-mediaportal.com/showthread.php?t=2263 https://forum.team-mediaportal.com/showthread.php?t=25538 https://forum.team-mediaportal.com/showthread.php?t=27355
https://forum.team-mediaportal.com/showthread.php?t=2263 https://forum.team-mediaportal.com/showthread.php?t=25538...
So I played around with the SageTV trial a while back. I can say that I'm much happier with MP, and I'm planning a client system...
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i dont know, guess i will find out...but the onboard Intel GMA adapter cant hack all variants of HDTV Considering it is built for HomeTheatre applications....I'm guessing it will be bearable...if not...i'll sell it on eBay and live with Standard DEfinition
i dont know, guess i will find out...but the onboard Intel GMA adapter cant hack all variants of HDTV Considering it is built...
I'm part way through upgrading my HTPC and need a new video card. My old system was AGP and the new one is PCIe I am a fan of...
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Hello, I have been trying to design a HPTC solution for a while now that would include the ability to utilize my Directv Satellite receiver. Currently my directv dvr(dual tuner) receiver is connected directly to my tv. How would I throw a mediaportal hptc into the mix? What hardware would I need? I know that in the U.S. there...
Hello, I have been trying to design a HPTC solution for a while now that would include the ability to utilize my Directv...
Hello, I have been trying to design a HPTC solution for a while now that would include the ability to utilize my Directv...
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I might give it a try then, I saw a SkyStar2 card going for 50€. Is there any news about a plugin to control a Dreambox like on MythTV ?
I might give it a try then, I saw a SkyStar2 card going for 50€. Is there any news about a plugin to control a Dreambox like...
I've been running XBMC for the last 3 years on my Xbox and it does it's job pretty well but now I'm here with a nice little pc left...
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Based entirely on hearsay... I was under the impression that Intel networking chips are regarded as amongst the best available, either integrated on the motherboard, or as a separate PCI or PCI-Express network card. I have an integrated Intel network adapter on my Dell motherboard, and I recently installed an Intel PCI card to give...
Based entirely on hearsay... I was under the impression that Intel networking chips are regarded as amongst the best available...
Can anyone recommend a very reliable WOL method or a motherboard (preferably socket 1155) and cpu combo that is very good at...
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http://www.belkin.com/pressroom/releases/uploads/01_03_06CableFreeUSB.html Belkin CableFree USB Hub Enables Instant Wireless Connectivity of USB Devices Powered by Freescale’s Ultra-Wideband technology, Belkin brings the world’s first wireless USB Product to the market (Compton, CA) - January 3, 2006 – Belkin announces...
http://www.belkin.com/pressroom/releases/uploads/01_03_06CableFreeUSB.html Belkin CableFree USB Hub Enables Instant Wireless...
http://www.belkin.com/pressroom/releases/uploads/01_03_06CableFreeUSB.html Belkin CableFree USB Hub Enables Instant Wireless...
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Hi I have installed MP on my desktop computer located at the office and want to view this on my 37" LG TV in the living room. I...
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yes, there is a chance.
yes, there is a chance.
Hi there, I am currently using the mouse and keyboard that came with my Acer Revo on my main HTPC and it is great - the tower is...
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This thread includes a couple nice keyboard/mouse combination items, but (beyond the MCE keyboard) they are hard to come by. Most of them appear to be European focused, if I can find a website at all. On that note: does anyone have a comparable U.S.-available keyboard? Preferably RF/Bluetooth, and some kind of mouse/trackball built...
This thread includes a couple nice keyboard/mouse combination items, but (beyond the MCE keyboard) they are hard to come by. Most...
This thread includes a couple nice keyboard/mouse combination items, but (beyond the MCE keyboard) they are hard to come by. Most...
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as four the nipple it's pressure sensitive, press harder and the pointer gows faster. Only that is hard to control. But I had four about two weeks now and I'm verry happy with it.
as four the nipple it's pressure sensitive, press harder and the pointer gows faster. Only that is hard to control. But I had...
My 5 year old AirBoard wireless kb finally died. I wasn't particularly attached to it; it had so-so range, the mouse joystick was...
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The DVD spec limits bit rate to something like 10Mbs. The best I have seen a 54g connection run at is about 20-25Mbs with a very good signal. I dont think you will get anything like the quoted 54Mbs but you should get enough bandwidth. From my own experiences I can stream DVDs and TV to wireless devices but there are occasional...
The DVD spec limits bit rate to something like 10Mbs. The best I have seen a 54g connection run at is about 20-25Mbs with a very...
I want to use wireless connection to my HTPC. I have all movies (DVD images) on my server. Is 802.11g fast enough for streaming...
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There is absolutely no chance you'll play 720p Xvid on that chip, probably not any HD at all. Your best HD chance is a post 6600 Geforce card and CoreAVC/NVIDIA Pure Video. They'll both use the GPU to decode and hence might make up the processing shortfall
There is absolutely no chance you'll play 720p Xvid on that chip, probably not any HD at all. Your best HD chance is a post 6600...
Okey, so i would like to set up something, i am from Poland and we really dont have any good shows or something, so i am getting...
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The PVR-150 will not output video so youll need a seperate vidoe card. Its still fine to use if you can get yourself a PCI version of the Nvidia 5200. Thats a DX9 card and should work nicely but it would also depend on the speed of this system you want to use.
The PVR-150 will not output video so youll need a seperate vidoe card. Its still fine to use if you can get yourself a PCI version...
Hello, I just was given an older system that works mostly (had to fix the heat sinc, etc) and it only has PCI. I was thinking of...
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My Config: Asus A8N SLI Deluxe (nForce4 SLI) MSI NX 6699GT TD128E Hauppauge PVR 150 MCE no problems
My Config: Asus A8N SLI Deluxe (nForce4 SLI) MSI NX 6699GT TD128E Hauppauge PVR 150 MCE no problems
I would like to know if anyone is familiar with how well the WinTV-PVR-150 MCE works with a NVIDIA board. I am very uneasy with TV...
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i have one... it works with the latest SVN.
i have one... it works with the latest SVN.
Hi, im gonna buy the following http://www.hauppauge.co.uk/pages/products/data_novat500.html does MediaPortal have support for...
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Hello guys! I'm thinking in buy this TV card, and i wonder how if the IR Blaster is working whit MP? So i have Cable and a STBox, and i just want to useit through MP. Also, do i need to use TVE2 or TVE3? i wish No server whit it. Thnks in advance & Cheers! Hauppauge WinTV-HVR-1600
Hello guys! I'm thinking in buy this TV card, and i wonder how if the IR Blaster is working whit MP? So i have Cable and a STBox...
Hello guys! I'm thinking in buy this TV card, and i wonder how if the IR Blaster is working whit MP? So i have Cable and a STBox...
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Hallo. Is there anyone that have tested Happauge Wintv HVR 930 and if you have done that, how is it working with MP? /Juppe
Hallo. Is there anyone that have tested Happauge Wintv HVR 930 and if you have done that, how is it working with MP? /Juppe
Hallo. Is there anyone that have tested Happauge Wintv HVR 930 and if you have done that, how is it working with MP? /Juppe
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Sometime soon. Have a look at the various TVEngine 3 threads all over these forums.
Sometime soon. Have a look at the various TVEngine 3 threads all over these forums.
Will it be possible for example to have Danish subs with his card, and will it work well with MediaPortal?
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I will not be using timeshifting. The reason I want to use an epia board is because I want my mediacenter to be small. In the future I could buy an EPIA board with a different CPU (Pentium M or P4) but for now I would like to use the board I have. I very much like to know if it will be capable to handle my needs, otherwise I will be...
I will not be using timeshifting. The reason I want to use an epia board is because I want my mediacenter to be small. In the...
Hello, Well, as a new member to this community a have a question: I have a Mini-ITX 800mhz. So while looking at the forum I...
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AverTV Bravo Hybrid I have just installed this card but MediaPortal does not recognize it. Can anyone help in advising me what I need to do? Thanks in advance.
AverTV Bravo Hybrid I have just installed this card but MediaPortal does not recognize it. Can anyone help in advising me what I...
Newegg.com - AVerMedia AVERTV Bravo Hybrid PCI-E (H788) MTVBHPCIR PCI-Express x1 Interface - TV Tuners & Video Devices I've...
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