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Forum: Internet, Landline and Wireless Phone   2009-07-23, 12:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,193
Posted By lecoyte
New product looking like doing the job

So eventually, this looks like this will do the job.

http://www.touchrev.com/products.html

I still vcan't see why no one has done this before. But it is coming.
Forum: Where Can I buy and general buying discussions   2009-02-19, 12:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 482
Posted By lecoyte
Buffalo IR devices

Anyone know where I can buy Buffalo Infra Red Devices, in Canada:

buffalo ir-100
buffalo ir-250

Thanks,
Forum: Home Computing   2008-03-11, 12:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,017
Posted By lecoyte
Atom

Here is the latest news on the Atom configuration.

http://www.engadget.com/2008/03/11/intel-roadmap-reveals-1-87ghz-dual-core-atom-processors/
Forum: Where Can I buy and general buying discussions   2008-03-10, 05:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 899
Posted By lecoyte
Thanks for this. I will leave my Credit Card...

Thanks for this. I will leave my Credit Card behind.
Forum: Home Computing   2008-03-10, 05:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,017
Posted By lecoyte
I have just ordered the same 780G board with some...

I have just ordered the same 780G board with some other goodies. In another month or so I am going to order the 9600GT video card to whack into it. Will that give me 1920 ?

On the note of the...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2008-03-10, 04:57 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 22,651
Posted By lecoyte
This is almost exactly the same configuration as...

This is almost exactly the same configuration as I ordered Sunday, with the only exception that ordered the Antec NSK2400 case,Samsung DVD, the Western Caviar 320GB. And I ordered 4GB of the same...
Forum: Home Computing   2008-03-10, 07:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,017
Posted By lecoyte
Small Form Factor Boxes

As a general discussion point

Intel is soon to bring out some very small motherboards (mini-ITX). This will mean that there will be PC's readily available which are around the same size as the...
Forum: Where Can I buy and general buying discussions   2008-03-09, 09:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 899
Posted By lecoyte
Shopping In Japan

I am off to Japan for 3 months :)

For work :o

I wonder if anyone has any recent experience with pricing over there for AV / PC stuff.


Thanks.
Forum: Rogers Cable TV: HD PVR Discussion   2008-03-08, 07:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,785
Posted By lecoyte
Apologies. I stand correctd. It goes in the USB...

Apologies. I stand correctd. It goes in the USB port.

Yes, I am bringing this across the border myself. I will let you know.
Forum: Home Computing   2008-03-07, 10:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 982
Posted By lecoyte
Great piece of reporting. That is really great...

Great piece of reporting. That is really great news.
Forum: Rogers Cable TV: HD PVR Discussion   2008-03-07, 10:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,785
Posted By lecoyte
this does not plug into the USB port.... this...

this does not plug into the USB port.... this plugs into the IR port at the back labelled "IR". The port is a 3.5 mm jack I think.

I will let you know when this thing arrives. I am really...
Forum: Rogers Cable TV: HD PVR Discussion   2008-03-07, 03:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,785
Posted By lecoyte
I just called Scientific Atlanta. They confirmed...

I just called Scientific Atlanta. They confirmed that this does indeed work with the SA8300.

Just clicked "buy it"
Forum: Rogers Cable TV: HD PVR Discussion   2008-03-07, 03:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,785
Posted By lecoyte
SA8300 remote extender for rear port ??

Has anyone ever come across one of these? This seems to purport to do what most people say can't be done...plug an IR extender into the port at the back of the box.
...
Forum: Rogers Cable TV: HD PVR Discussion   2008-03-05, 07:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,699
Posted By lecoyte
57, Thanks for the response. 1. Audio...

57,

Thanks for the response.

1. Audio - yes, i knew that bit... but I have my audio running from the 8300 via RCA audio, and yes, now you mention it...of course because I changed the input...
Forum: Rogers Cable TV: HD PVR Discussion   2008-03-05, 11:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,699
Posted By lecoyte
I too have this problem. Read the links, no fix...

I too have this problem. Read the links, no fix so far.

I have a 26 inch Dell LCD TV.

It is hooked to my 8300HD via Component. The picture is fine.

I put in a HDMI-DVI cable, the picture is...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2008-03-05, 11:01 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 22,651
Posted By lecoyte
HTPC setup

Dear Esteemed contributors,

Looks like I might change course AGAIN, in my pc build direction, having read Tom's review of AMD's New 780G Chipset and in particular the objective of building an...
Forum: Home Computing   2008-02-23, 11:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,335
Posted By lecoyte
Yes, I am interested in these. But I don't know...

Yes, I am interested in these. But I don't know anyone who has any experience with them.

No one.

Stilll, the Belkin is part of the solution for this chap.
Forum: Home Computing   2008-02-23, 07:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,335
Posted By lecoyte
Actually, the Belkin will do exactly what you are...

Actually, the Belkin will do exactly what you are saying...

You can have your pc in the basement or in the attic if you like. Then place your Belkin in the lounge, the kitchen or the bedroom,...
Forum: Home Computing   2008-02-21, 10:03 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,738
Posted By lecoyte
again, thanks for this. point taken. Did not...

again, thanks for this. point taken. Did not buy.
Forum: Home Computing   2008-02-20, 07:25 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,738
Posted By lecoyte
hey thanks a bunch. I will check this out. Over...

hey thanks a bunch. I will check this out. Over in the good old US of A, they have a President's day sale on. $500 off the XPS 420.

Does this make a difference to your recommendation ?
Forum: Home Theatre Corner   2008-02-20, 05:50 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,290
Posted By lecoyte
thanks for this.

thanks for this.
Forum: Home Computing   2008-02-20, 05:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,738
Posted By lecoyte
XPS 420 - are these components right for me

I am considering the XPS 420. This is not question about value, so much as content.

I have configured an XPS 420 that I am considering buying, config below;

Q6600
Vista Home Premium
4GB RAM...
Forum: Home Computing   2008-02-20, 04:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,335
Posted By lecoyte
Personally, this is my goal too... to put my pc...

Personally, this is my goal too... to put my pc in the basement. In fact everything down there.
already have located all of my devices in a cupboard near the front door on hte ground floor, with...
Forum: Home Computing   2008-02-20, 04:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,738
Posted By lecoyte
XPS 420 questions - Oldsmobile Bravada

It is presidents day sale down in the states, and I have an itch I need to scratch... an XPS itch.

[A little story... back in 2002, I bought an Olds Bravada, new. GM had a great offer on them...
Forum: Home Computing   2008-02-20, 04:14 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,738
Posted By lecoyte
So.... What did you do ? I am hanging...

So....

What did you do ?

I am hanging on this thread.... I want an XPS too.
Forum: Home Theatre Corner   2008-02-20, 04:09 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,290
Posted By lecoyte
Along the lines of the initial discussion.... ...

Along the lines of the initial discussion....

I am considering buying a Dell Xps 420. The Blu-Ray option is $250 over and above the standard 16X DVD.

Honestly, I don't need a Blu-Ray player...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2008-02-18, 03:20 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,576
Posted By lecoyte
thanks classicsat

thanks classicsat
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2008-02-18, 07:58 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,576
Posted By lecoyte
Every Monday morning, when everyone is feeling...

Every Monday morning, when everyone is feeling down at The Office, I get everyone into the boardroom, my receptionist brings in the popcorn and we watch 30 minutes of something soppy I recorded at...
Forum: Home Theatre Corner   2008-02-17, 10:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,083
Posted By lecoyte
Harmony Two ?

If the Harmony One is the successor to the 880, does anyone suspect that there will be a successor to the 890 along soon ?

The life of the 890 seems to have been quite long, I hate to jump to this...
Forum: Home Automation and Security   2008-02-17, 10:00 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 21,446
Posted By lecoyte
LED experience

I have a couple of LED light products now;

One is a desk lamp that I got from Home Depot, reduced. I have confession to make on this. I had some remorse post-purchase; It seemed like some typical...
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