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My MediaPortal configuration

October 15, 2010

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This is a memo for myself which is about my current configuration of MediaPortal, skins/plugins and other dependent software components. Gabest&FFDShow Download the latest MPC-HC standalone filters (X86) here and register both MatroskaSplitter.ax and MpegSplitter.ax in the system as splitters for MKV and M2TS videos with the following commands: Add the following keys to windows […]

Play videos with multiple audio tracks

October 15, 2010

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It’s often that a video contains multiple audio tracks in different languages or formats, and we would of course like to switch among them in our player. Today I would like to explain how to support this with FFDShow and MPC-HC. First enable Stream switcher in FFDShow audio decoder configuration as the following diagram shows: […]

Remote control an HTPC over WIFI

October 14, 2010

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Configure keyboard shortcuts First we need to make sure that all players use the same set of keyboard shortcuts. PowerDVD is the only one which doesn’t allow customized shortcuts among the common players, therefore we need to find the shortcuts we need from PowerDVD and configure other players to use the same shortcuts. 1. PowerDVD […]

Windows 7/Vista下最佳音频输出方式-WASAPI

October 7, 2010

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Windows 7/Vista下到底该怎么做,才能用最佳品质聆听音乐呢?这取决于如何将原汁原味的数字音频讯号交给声卡后数字输出到DAC/AVR,中间尽可能不要经过其他任何多余的步骤。

My Dream Aquarium

October 6, 2010

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My Dream Aquarium

Calibrate HTPC for optimal video output

October 6, 2010

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For a HTPC based home theatre system I personally prefer to divide video calibration process into the following two steps: HTPC calibration: find the best settings for HTPC that gives optimal (or at least correct) output to display device. Display calibration: find the best settings for display device that gives best picture quality based on […]

Everything you need to know about Onkyo TX-NR906

October 6, 2010

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Quick setup guide 1-1. Monitor Out: Monitor Out:  choose HDMI Main or Sub. Resolution: Auto or native resolution of your display. 2-2. Speaker Config: make sure your speakers are not set to Full Band after Audyssey setup. If they are, see further down on “What to do if Onkyo’s Automatic Speaker Setup (Audyssey MultEQ XT) […]