Tag: Home Theater

Comcast DVR is the Motorola DCT6412

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broadband ยป DVR From Comcast FAQ. I’m really just learning how to use this thing. It is way complicated. The main issue is that channel switching and input are just so slow. There are some kind of cool tricks though: h2. Copy to a DVD “Replayguide”:http://replayguide.sourceforge.net/dct6412/. This is a great guide that shows you how…

Turtle Beach Riviera

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Turtle Beach – Riviera 5.1 Sound Card. This is a $30 card that has a digital S/PDIF output perfect for plugging into a home theater. Ironically, the new Creative X-Fi won’t work but the older “Audigy2 ZS”:http://us.creative.com/products/product.asp?category=1&subcategory=204&product=4915 does because it has an SPDIF output in the rear. It lists for $100 and is probably a…

Creative Labs X-Fi

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Tom’s Hardware Guide Peripherals & Consumer Electronics: Creative X-Fi: A New World of Sound – Introduction Now that I’ve got Zoom Player working, things are pretty good with my home theater PC. Just two problems remain. First is getting digital audio out. The onboard audio gives me five channels out, but they are five separate…