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    Question Help me choose a 4K media player or 2

    I've finally made the move to a 4K setup with an LG C9. I'm running a 7.2 setup with a NAD T758 V3 receiver, which only has 3 HDMI inputs. I plan to run Netflix, YouTube and other streaming services directly from the WebOS TV, with ARC to the receiver for DD+ audio. This means that (hopefully)...
  2. antighsiothail

    Denying acces to internet on pc used as media server.

    Hi I've just setup an old Windows 7 pc as a media server on my home network. Everything works just fine but given that 7 won't get anymore security updates is it possible to stop that pc from having internet access while still being able to share files across my home network. It's wired directly...
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    Media player - which one?

    Hi, I need help with choosing the right media player for me. I just got a brand new TV - Philips 55OLED754, but the built-in media player isn't very good. I have a bunch of movies on about a dozen external HDDs and I need the right media player for them. This is basically what I need: 1) a...
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    QE55Q90R Media player

    Does anyone know if it’s possible to have resume play with this tv? Normally when you watch a video file it will remember where you left it so when you come back you can resume. (past Samsung TVs did) also is there a way to stop the subtitles from auto playing with out manually turn them off...
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    Hitachi 42" Plasma Monitor and media unit

    I have a Hitachi 42PD3000E Monitor & Media unit. Is it possible to get a smart media unit to work with the monitor?
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    Video Storm VRX Series VRX020: Netplay Video Media Player with Audio

    Just a general question. I acquired about 50 of the VRX020 units and 3 of the VTX100 units from a chain restaurant that recently went under. Is there still a use for these or are they completely obsolete since they don't have 4k? I have not been able to find any comparable sales or prices in...
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    How do I control home media equipment remotely?

    Hello, I am setting up a home media system in my new home. I will have a PC, AVR, NAS and Xbox in a server rack about 15m away from my lounge. How can I best control this equipment from my lounge? I am running Cat6a, HDMI and USB 3.0 to the lounge. Should I run some sort of IR wire? Many...
  8. marcaaron22

    Samsung QE65Q6FN and Virgin Media V6 Picture Quality settings

    Hi, are there any recommended settings on both the QE65Q6FN and the V6 box for best possible picture quality for; UHD (no much as of yet on the V6 box), HD and SD channels, I also use the V6 box for watching YouTube videos, The V6 box is currently set at; Video output: Aspect correction mode...
  9. fiorito82

    Best backup media..

    I like to ask, what is the best backup media for save files?? I use most hard disks, but most things i record on blu ray discs for backup my photos and videos.. So, is it safe to use BDRE for back up, and also, i plan to get LTO tape drive, seems it last long :).. But for now, i usualy use blu...
  10. LCR_Dave

    Media player HDR10+ Atmos

    Hi guys. I’ve had a search but can’t find anything. I have an NVidia shield running KODI for all my media library (Mainly full UHD Blu-ray rips). It passes through HDR and atmos through to my tv and soundbar perfectly but no HDR10+ support only Dolby vision. My Samsung is HDR10+ and wondered if...
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    Virgin Media internet

    Hi all, I’ve just moved into a property, separate little apartment within his house,the landlord pays for for multiroom Tv and the internet comes from his house. There is a virgin media box already on the wall, as I was still paying for a hub 3 and 500 mb internet as I had 3 months left on my...
  12. grantsteve

    Question Networked Media Server

    I suspect this question could have been put in a number of different places, but since my gear is all Apple I thought I'd start here. I have a number of TVs around the house, all of which have ATV3s connected and I use these to stream video via iTunes from a Macbook. My problem is that my...
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    Question New to Media Players. Need help!

    Hi All, Apologies as I’m sure this has been asked a million times but I’m (well, the Mrs) is fed up of my blu-ray collection taking up physical space in our living room so thought it was time to look at other options. I really want to get into ripping my collection and having them all on a...
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    Question hd media elite cvop-e133 firmware update

    hi all! i was curios if anyone knows how to update firmare for cvop-e133. i know is a very old device but still.... i know i have to download the firmware on a usb stick and then to go in menu and upgrade it. how to search for a compatible firmware version ?my box is identical to what you see here
  15. Andy Bassett

    NEWS: Virgin Media TV adds 17 more free channels

    Customers of Virgin Media TV will now have access to yet more free channels. Another 17 have been added to help the viewing public ease its way through the extended stay-at-home period. Read the news.
  16. lpkotsev

    Xbox as a media player / plays Dolby/DTS but no True HD/ DTS HD master

    Hello guys. I would appreciate your clarification on that since the discussions around this topic are probably a bit outdated. So I've recently got Xbox one X, and I am curious to know whether I can play surround from media content coming from the USB External Drive. What I have read from...
  17. kingslynnfc7

    Recommend router to go with virgin media super hub 3

    Hi can anyone recommend me a router that I can use to pair with my super hub 3, mainly as I want to access the DNS settings, needs to be fast and decent range. About £50 budget. Thanks
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    Dolby Vision Media Player

    Hello my friends I'm not a specialist but I think it would be great to talk about media player they can read Dolby Vision content other than streaming. Lot of TV have now Dolby Vision compatibility and for me (and for most) DV is the best "HDR" advanced feature. First all, what content can be...
  19. lpkotsev

    Xbox as a media player / plays Dolby/DTS but no True HD/ DTS HD master

    Hello guys. I would appreciate your clarification on that since the discussions around this topic are probably a bit outdated. So I've recently got Xbox one X, and I am curious to know whether I can play surround from media content coming from the USB External Drive. What I have read from...
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    XBR-65X900F (PLEX or VLC Media Player) & HEVC x265 Movies (Shuttering issue)

    Hello All! I just singed up looking for some help. No issues when running PLEX or VLC Media player and streaming movies direct via my network to my Sony TV crystal clear in all formats EXCEPT 4k/HEVC x265. Windows 10 All Apps and TV are up to date Netgear Router PC and TV are hard wired to the...
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