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Forum: Hardware Support 07-10-2012, 07:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,424
Posted By Menehune
My clearwire modem feeding a Linksys wrt-54gl...

My clearwire modem feeding a Linksys wrt-54gl wireless router. Router feeding into a 8 port HP gigabit switch. 8 port switch feeds my two office machines, sage server and several bedrooms in the...
Forum: Hardware Support 07-10-2012, 07:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,194
Posted By Menehune
Hubs are very useful if you want to "snoop" on a...

Hubs are very useful if you want to "snoop" on a server or port's traffic.

Remembers when the activity and collision lights on my 10M hub would light up during downloads on my win3.10 machine....
Forum: SageTV Media Extender 12-14-2010, 03:22 PM
Replies: 376
Views: 84,995
Posted By Menehune
On an semi-related note, there is a known problem...

On an semi-related note, there is a known problem where electrolytic capacitors go bad.

I have several power supply "bricks" at work go bad each year. I open them, find a filter cap bad and...
Forum: Hardware Support 10-06-2010, 12:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,076
Posted By Menehune
The HVR-2250 is a dual channel PCIe card. I use...

The HVR-2250 is a dual channel PCIe card. I use two cards which gives me 4 tuners. I specifically got a motherboard with 4 PCIe slots so I could expand if needed.
I use all the tuners to record...
Forum: General Discussion 09-29-2010, 08:45 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,317
Posted By Menehune
I have a 1TB drive without any raid or backup...

I have a 1TB drive without any raid or backup that I store my ripped DVDs on. I have <20 ripped DVDs on the drive, but about 40 compressed DVD movies (handbrake encoded mp4 files). Probably 300GB...
Forum: SageTV Media Extender 09-29-2010, 07:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,991
Posted By Menehune
I checked my HD300 with a non-contact IR...

I checked my HD300 with a non-contact IR thermometer (I think it's the Raytek MT4 referenced above) and it is only 20F above ambient in my non-air conditioned house.

At idle (after 5 hours of...
Forum: Hardware Support 08-12-2010, 04:41 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,214
Posted By Menehune
I haven't had any problems with the blue metal...

I haven't had any problems with the blue metal netgear switches. I liked my GS-105 and when I outgrew it, got a GS-108 "prosafe" switch. Never had a problem with transfers or lockups.
Never...
Forum: SageTV HD Theater - Media Player 06-17-2010, 06:14 PM
Replies: 375
Views: 55,422
Posted By Menehune
And blue LEDs instead of the red/green :)

And blue LEDs instead of the red/green :)
Forum: Hardware Support 06-14-2010, 03:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 10,881
Posted By Menehune
Putting the server to sleep will turn off the...

Putting the server to sleep will turn off the cooling fans.

Unfortunately, the one review I found for the GT220 measured the video card fan noise at 66db. 70db is a normal conversation, vacuum...
Forum: The SageTV Community 05-27-2010, 12:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,704
Posted By Menehune
I like my original kindle, but don't like that I...

I like my original kindle, but don't like that I can't use my 800+ encrypted mobipocket books on it. There probably is a work around to convert books.
I don't subscribe to newspapers so I don't...
Forum: Hardware Support 05-04-2010, 07:36 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,769
Posted By Menehune
A 2 port splitter has -3db (in a perfect world)...

A 2 port splitter has -3db (in a perfect world) of loss. A 3 port splitter should have the ports labeled, but generally one port will be -3db, the other two will be -4.5db each.

If the antenna...
Forum: Hardware Support 04-14-2010, 04:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 781
Posted By Menehune
Depending upon the current required, you probably...

Depending upon the current required, you probably could put some capacitors on the power lead of the HD200. You would need to figure out the run time you desired to figure out what size capacitor...
Forum: The SageTV Community 04-13-2010, 06:32 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 10,877
Posted By Menehune
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R706isyDrqI :D

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R706isyDrqI

:D
Forum: The SageTV Community 03-19-2010, 01:10 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,832
Posted By Menehune
Is one of the walls an exterior wall? You could...

Is one of the walls an exterior wall? You could cut a hole in it and put a dryer exhaust vent in the wall. Hook an exhaust booster fan into the dryer duct to "suck" the hot air out.
For the...
Forum: General Discussion 02-21-2010, 01:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,226
Posted By Menehune
Is AACS applied by the player when a non-HD disc...

Is AACS applied by the player when a non-HD disc is played-i.e. a DVD?
My college campus is thinking of upgrading our classroom DVD players to Blueray but all our classrooms use composite video...
Forum: The SageTV Community 01-05-2010, 12:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,459
Posted By Menehune
VideoReDo TV Suite (ver 3.1.5) is supposed to be...

VideoReDo TV Suite (ver 3.1.5) is supposed to be able to create DVDs. I haven't used the DVD creation feature, but the video editing feature is spot on and does not have delays.
Forum: Hardware Support 12-27-2009, 12:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 19,248
Posted By Menehune
Fuses are generally not needed on PSU power...

Fuses are generally not needed on PSU power supply outputs. Most modern PSUs (built in the last 8-10 years?) have regulators which have overload protection built into them so a separate secondary...
Forum: Hardware Support 12-19-2009, 04:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 19,248
Posted By Menehune
I've done this at work. I replaced eight 12volt...

I've done this at work. I replaced eight 12volt 1A supplies with one 12v 5A supply-each device drew 500mA each.
You can either chop the wall wart cord in half and wire nut all the positives...
Forum: Hardware Support 12-04-2009, 11:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,645
Posted By Menehune
When you run the setup wizard, you can specify...

When you run the setup wizard, you can specify which drives and folders contain which content. Sage will then look in those folders for your pictures, mp3s, dvds, etc. During configuration you can...
Forum: The SageTV Community 11-30-2009, 09:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,377
Posted By Menehune
#3 could also be a serial download cable for an...

#3 could also be a serial download cable for an old digital camera. IIRC, some old cameras used 3.5mm and 2.5mm ports for serial transfer.
Forum: SageTV Media Extender 11-25-2009, 06:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,206
Posted By Menehune
The projector screens at work reflect the IR...

The projector screens at work reflect the IR signal up to the projector's IR sensor very well. You could try a piece of photo paper or an index card as well.
Using reflectors will probably shrink...
Forum: SageTV Software 11-25-2009, 06:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 917
Posted By Menehune
Yes, it's that simple. You load Sage on the...

Yes, it's that simple.
You load Sage on the second PC (install the software) and when prompted, enter the license key that you had entered into the first PC. You can use the same key on a second...
Forum: The SageTV Community 11-13-2009, 06:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,160
Posted By Menehune
Last time I opened the case, the dust bunnies...

Last time I opened the case, the dust bunnies shut the door ;) I figure, if it ain't broke, don't fix it.
Forum: General Discussion 11-07-2009, 02:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,655
Posted By Menehune
Depending upon the blue "smurf" tubing, some have...

Depending upon the blue "smurf" tubing, some have a smoother inside than others. I prefer to use no more the 360 degrees for plastic tubing before placing a pull box. Too many turns and the...
Forum: SageTV Software 11-02-2009, 02:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,405
Posted By Menehune
Register client license "A" on client PC #1,...

Register client license "A" on client PC #1, register client license "B" on client PC #2, etc.
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