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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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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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In December 2017 I acquired a Palit GeForce GTX 1080 DUAL OC for €529 on Alternate.de. It seems it has a similar board layout and I was able to apply the same modifications. However it would probably greatly benefit from an after market heat-sink. Palit did again a good job at providing a minimalist product which can be easily...
In December 2017 I acquired a Palit GeForce GTX 1080 DUAL OC for €529 on Alternate.de. It seems it has a similar board layout and I...
Here is a review of Palit GeForce GTX 1070 Dual. After getting myself a 4K TV I thought I'll try and get a GPU that does 4K too...
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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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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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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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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, since this thread is linked from wiki and i think it contains obsolete information, i put here actual solution what worked for me with MP 1.2.2.0, KeyboardInputPlugin 2.4.4.0 and iMON 8.12: 1. iMON VFD - follow all instructions from this guide...
Hi, since this thread is linked from wiki and i think it contains obsolete information, i put here actual solution what worked...
I had problems putting this stuff into the wiki, so I'll put it here fr the moment. THE lc16m is a HTPC case with integrated...
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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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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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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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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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Considering the poor quality of the TPVision's Philips branded TVs I'll definitely consider getting another brand next time and adding an ambient light solution to it. It seems like BlindStick have an interesting solution with their BlindStick flex and associated Client Software. See also BlindStick Ambilight which source code is...
Considering the poor quality of the TPVision's Philips branded TVs I'll definitely consider getting another brand next time and...
Here are documentation and opinions about that Philips 55PUK7150/12. It's a 4K UHD Android TV from Philips' 2015 lineup. It...
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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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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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No - Not at the moment - There is still no Linux drivers for my USB Terratec DVB-C receiver :-( But I have seen a thread on the synology forums, where a user have connected his Sundtek DVB-C receiver to a Synology NAS, and recording 3 channels(on same transponder using TVheadend)......So it works on an Atom 1.6 Ghz processor! But I...
No - Not at the moment - There is still no Linux drivers for my USB Terratec DVB-C receiver :-( But I have seen a thread on the...
Hi All. The last couple of months I have come to the conclusion of seperating my TV-server from my Client - this to ensure 24/7...
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The power led was wired directly to the 5 volts from the power supply. The timer uses a schmitt inverter (MC14584 or similar) that drives the relay via a junk box npn. I'll post a PDF doc, then you can see. Very simple. Voodoex has a good solution. I think I'll try that myself.
The power led was wired directly to the 5 volts from the power supply. The timer uses a schmitt inverter (MC14584 or similar) that...
Hi! I recently got myself an Antec Fusion case (v1) with a VFD. I'm happy with most of it, except the VFD. It works very...
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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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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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PCI-e riser card can be bought at:- http://www.specialtech.co.uk/spshop/customer/product.php?productid=1284&cat=0&page=1 They also sell the case as well and its only £2 more expensive than Scan so probably better buying at Specialtech. Monkey.
PCI-e riser card can be bought at:- http://www.specialtech.co.uk/spshop/customer/product.php?productid=1284&cat=0&page=1 They...
I am going to buy a new case. There are lots of reviews in the www, but most of them do not say anything about noise. So I thought...
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Unfortunately here in the UK, HD freeview is now being broadcast on DVB-T2 after trials were run on DVB-T so everyone here needs new receivers for freeview HD. I am still waiting for a DVB-T2 usb stick to become available so I can try HD on my revo 3600. As it stands maybe someone with a satellite receiver who can get HD can help...
Unfortunately here in the UK, HD freeview is now being broadcast on DVB-T2 after trials were run on DVB-T so everyone here needs...
Anyone running this with MP? Could you post your review? I am very interested to hear about it's performance. Thanks! Acer Aspire...
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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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Thanks.
Thanks.
Hi, I've just set up a new HTPC system with a Haswell NUC and I'm really loving it. I bought a remote on eBay that seems to work...
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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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There is...but ATI has been demoing a new driver build that basically erases the difference between a 2400 and a 2600 with regard to HW acceleration for the various codecs involved in HD-DVD and BluRay. http://arstechnica.com/news.ars/post/20071230-measuring-cpu-usage-during-hd-playback-ati-vs-nvidia.html BTW, i believe use of...
There is...but ATI has been demoing a new driver build that basically erases the difference between a 2400 and a 2600 with regard...
I'm looking at setting up a MediaPortal-based HTPC instead of buying a HD-capable DVR. Since I'll be powering a 1080p LCD screen, I...
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I would really recommend seperate system due to noise. I small neat system with a small SSD and then external storage with 1gbit connection is the way to do it. (sorry didn't read to whole topic - just wanted to say that noise is a annoying factor)
I would really recommend seperate system due to noise. I small neat system with a small SSD and then external storage with 1gbit...
Hi there, I am currently running a single PC that has got three Hard Drives in it (500GB, 1.5TB and 2TB). Said PC acts as my...
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Hi elsmandino There's really no substitute for a proper signal meter. A set top box and small TV is probably the next best thing. As far as software goes, is there something wrong with the manual control section of TV Server configuration? Relative comparison (eg. quality on a particular tuner changes from 70% to 90%) are okay, but...
Hi elsmandino There's really no substitute for a proper signal meter. A set top box and small TV is probably the next best thing...
Hi there, Is anyone aware of any free software that you can download to help fine tune my DVB-T signal? Thanks
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To log on automatically: run control userpasswords2 Uncheck "require users to enter password". Enter password twice. Reboot and never type log on again. ***Edit*** I should read entire post before replying. "...pay no attention to the man behind the curtain"
To log on automatically: run control userpasswords2 Uncheck "require users to enter password". Enter password twice. Reboot...
I'm running my MP on XP (SP2) with a wireless trackball and using an USB keyboard. I only connect it when I need to do some...
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