Recent content by CherylJosie

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    What annoys you?

    That could be a challenge. I would be much more focused on the latest and greatest entertainment and gear if I could actually afford it. I buy used gear and DIY everything. That is stressful because it is risky and difficult plus it feels a little like second-hand underwear. I end up...
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    What annoys you?

    The thing that bothers me the most is that I cannot fix everything that bothers me, no matter how I try.
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    Hi all, Cheryl here.

    "- Realistic Minimus 7W (for front DSP effects - don't laugh, I needed something small and they were free!)." Sorry, I laughed anyway. :lol: What effects?
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    Need suggestions for streaming media player

    Based on the feedback from the forum, it seems that I might be best off leaving the X1 DVR in the system and getting a Shield until a newer DVR with more storage and better apps hits the market (hopefully at a lower price too). The Roku Ultra is working out well for me. Its wifi radio was the...
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    Need suggestions for streaming media player

    Well that is a bummer. I bought the Roku Ultra today at Fry's. Installing it presently. I guess I will figure out whether it works out or not. If I need to stream Atmos some day, it will certainly be playing in the living room, so I could always put this Roku in the bedroom and use something...
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    Need suggestions for streaming media player

    The Roamio Pro looks like an excellent DVR, except for the lack of 4K. The Bolt is good also but at 1TB it is just not big enough storage, particularly with 4K, unless maybe the bitstream is so compressed that it is equivalent to 1080p anyway? I wonder how significant that lack of 4K really is...
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    Need suggestions for streaming media player

    Thanks, that looks like an excellent suggestion. I am not seeing any info on whether the Roku will support Atmos? Supposedly Netflix is adding Atmos titles? Maybe a possibility in the future, if the receiver dies. Curious about upgrading from 2 to 4 ceiling channels some day, once there are...
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    Hi all, Cheryl here.

    Stumbled across this forum recently and decided to give it a whirl. I particularly enjoy the huge picture with highly accurate color, and the crystal-clear sound of the system overall now that the room treatments and EQ are tuned. I have an 11.1 living room home theater in my small irregularly...
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    What annoys you?

    I always thought that those 'Baby On Board' decals for working parents with infant car seats below window height are to help them safely drive their newborns to and from day care without being harassed by blasting horns and middle fingers, or being smeared with false reports to the motor...
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    Need suggestions for streaming media player

    Hi everyone. First post. I am using Xfinity wireless connection and an old LCD tv with no smart function. I have HTPC doing the streaming but not satisfied with the performance so looking for a streaming media solution. My BluRay players are old and failing so I will probably replace them with...