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Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2012-01-13, 01:40 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 77,844
Posted By pipette
Smile Sorry for coming in so late in the discussion,...

Sorry for coming in so late in the discussion, but here is a summary of my experience with the Colossus card:

-The irblaster works fine. Just as long one knows how to glue it on correctly.
...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2011-07-08, 12:57 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 77,844
Posted By pipette
Sorry for the delay, I am back reporting a bit of...

Sorry for the delay, I am back reporting a bit of my experience with the Colossus.

It works absolutely great in my new HTPC, beautiful image, no stutter or anything. Great recording.

But... ...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2011-05-12, 01:01 PM
Replies: 1,072
Views: 196,343
Posted By pipette
Sorry to answer so late, I had a crazy agenda in...

Sorry to answer so late, I had a crazy agenda in the past few weeks.

And I did download the latest drivers. Didn't work. Zip. I can try again, in case a new drivers arrived a couple of weeks ago...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2011-04-22, 08:28 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 77,844
Posted By pipette
OK, a little more on my experience with Colossus....

OK, a little more on my experience with Colossus.

Got the iR blaster to work. I can easily change channels from the htpc and record from it. The problem was easy so slve once I understood its...
Forum: Vidéotron (Forum en français)   2011-04-22, 08:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,484
Posted By pipette
Finalement, oui, j'ai réglé le problème. C'est...

Finalement, oui, j'ai réglé le problème. C'est idiot: le code par défaut de videotron ( je ne me souviens plus c'est quoi) marchait. MAIS...

Il fallait coller leur bidule direct par-dessus le...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2011-04-22, 08:04 PM
Replies: 1,072
Views: 196,343
Posted By pipette
Unhappy Just wanted to let everyone know taht, although...

Just wanted to let everyone know taht, although the hardware works fine, I still haven't finished witht he soft part of my ware...


The colossus card does not seem to be easy to interface. THe...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2011-04-14, 01:11 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 77,844
Posted By pipette
I looked in this forum, and didn't find anything....

I looked in this forum, and didn't find anything. I'll look around elsewhere. Thanks, Bob... :)
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2011-04-13, 10:53 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 77,844
Posted By pipette
I have tried and tried, but still can't get the...

I have tried and tried, but still can't get the correct code for the videotron box with the colossus. Can't say if it's the colossus's fault or mine, but I am pretty fed up at this point....

The...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2011-04-10, 07:25 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 77,844
Posted By pipette
Possibly. I was just answering Wayne's question....

Possibly. I was just answering Wayne's question.

In any case, I can't say it works or not, I haven't tried yet. A going to hopefully tonight, my daughter has some reading to do, which means tv...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2011-04-10, 02:06 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 77,844
Posted By pipette
OK, I have a cisco explorer 4642HD. Still...

OK, I have a cisco explorer 4642HD. Still haven't tried connecting it, though. My daughter is monopolizing the tv, so I can't really do anything at this point....
One of the questions I have is...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2011-04-08, 12:54 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 77,844
Posted By pipette
Not sure which box I have ( I'm at work now) but...

Not sure which box I have ( I'm at work now) but I jsut bought it a month ago ( it is their old stock, I only paid 100$ or something like that, as it doesn't have a HD).

Like I said, the problem...
Forum: Vidéotron (Forum en français)   2011-04-08, 12:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,484
Posted By pipette
Red face Bon, je viens de trouver... Il ne faut pas...

Bon, je viens de trouver... Il ne faut pas utiliser en même temps la sorte HDMI et la sortie RGB/audio sur la boîte de videotron. Quand on utilise le hdmi, l'autre sortie (qui est celle qu'on doit...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2011-04-08, 12:12 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 77,844
Posted By pipette
I have bought the Colossus, works fine, however...

I have bought the Colossus, works fine, however it is not that easy to interface with the HTPC....

I don't like the connector ( I always feel like i'm braking something when I plug it in)).
...
Forum: Videotron   2011-04-06, 10:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,077
Posted By pipette
There used to be a neat solution: Pioneer...

There used to be a neat solution: Pioneer offered a great machine which had a hard disk. You'd just plug the cable in ( or antenna, for that matter), and you were in business.


Unfortunately,...
Forum: Vidéotron (Forum en français)   2011-04-06, 10:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,484
Posted By pipette
Je viens d'acheter une carte Colossus, et je...

Je viens d'acheter une carte Colossus, et je n'arrive même pas à voir un seul poste de videotron avec.... :(

Pourtant, je communique avec l'extérieur, si je fais enter un signal autre (video d'un...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2011-03-30, 09:00 PM
Replies: 1,072
Views: 196,343
Posted By pipette
Now, of course, I thought I had checked if my...

Now, of course, I thought I had checked if my board included Wifi. Thought I had checked. I now realize it does not. Back to the store in the weekend to buy a usb wifi connector... I actually...
Forum: OTA en français   2011-03-30, 01:37 PM
Replies: 915
Views: 257,155
Posted By pipette
C'est ben poche.... Pas de tv en anglais CBC en...

C'est ben poche.... Pas de tv en anglais CBC en tout cas) pour Québec sans le cable....

D'après vous,si on a une grosse grosse antenne, on pourrait capter le signal de Mtl?

Et pour capter les...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2011-03-30, 01:23 PM
Replies: 1,072
Views: 196,343
Posted By pipette
Oh my God! You actually fried a board? I...

Oh my God!


You actually fried a board? I was sooo scared it would happen to me, I always triple-checked before plugging anything in...


I'm still in installation (almost finished, though)....
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2011-03-28, 09:40 PM
Replies: 1,072
Views: 196,343
Posted By pipette
ScaryBob, you guessed right... I do feel...

ScaryBob,

you guessed right... I do feel ashamed....:(


Well, I'm better at software installation, I have windows 7 installed and running ( I am using my new computer to write this), I have...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2011-03-27, 10:15 PM
Replies: 1,072
Views: 196,343
Posted By pipette
VICTORY!!!!:) I finally located the problem:...

VICTORY!!!!:)

I finally located the problem: One of my power cables was not plugged correctly.... I now see the BIOS page, but of course, as nothing is installed yet, computer doesn't go any...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2011-03-27, 08:44 PM
Replies: 1,072
Views: 196,343
Posted By pipette
All good ideas.... :) I'll try the few ones I...

All good ideas.... :) I'll try the few ones I didn't try yet. Sincerely, thanks, from the bottom of my heart. Gives me courage! I am actually thinking this is just part of learning, whereas...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2011-03-27, 08:19 AM
Replies: 1,072
Views: 196,343
Posted By pipette
Well, right now, my biggest concern is NOT the...

Well, right now, my biggest concern is NOT the form factor....

There is still nothing happening on my new computer.

I have power (the fans are running, including the cpu fan).

No sound from...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2011-03-26, 07:56 PM
Replies: 1,072
Views: 196,343
Posted By pipette
OK, the power is on on my system, I did find my...

OK, the power is on on my system, I did find my windows dvd. Runs quietly. Only problem is, I don't see anything on the screeen for now. Guess it's time to put a windows cd in the drive.


A OK,...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2011-03-26, 07:51 PM
Replies: 1,072
Views: 196,343
Posted By pipette
Interesting... I am going the totally opposite...

Interesting... I am going the totally opposite way, with a full ATX case... more expensive too.

It would be interesting to see what this machine would be like...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2011-03-26, 05:56 PM
Replies: 1,072
Views: 196,343
Posted By pipette
Thanks! I bought memory, installed almost...

Thanks!


I bought memory, installed almost everything quite easily, in fact, if a little slowly( I still have a few things to plug, I am taking a break). Then, I'll power the beast...

You...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2011-03-24, 10:32 PM
Replies: 1,072
Views: 196,343
Posted By pipette
Red face Hi guys, it's been a few weeks...I have...

Hi guys,


it's been a few weeks...I have finally ordered everything, and received everything in good condition.

I started to put everything together and then...yes! I did make an error!!!!
...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2011-03-10, 12:49 PM
Replies: 1,072
Views: 196,343
Posted By pipette
You ar probably right... one step at a time. ...

You ar probably right... one step at a time.


I am almost ready to order, I looked again at the Sandy brigde-based motherboards, and although new ones are coming out, there seem to be some...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2011-03-09, 07:49 PM
Replies: 1,072
Views: 196,343
Posted By pipette
Glad to know. Confirms I will buy Gigabyte. ...

Glad to know. Confirms I will buy Gigabyte. Quite interesting to see what other people use!


SHould order soon, I just bought my case... Exactly the one I thought I would buy. Enormous! But a...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2011-03-08, 07:39 PM
Replies: 1,072
Views: 196,343
Posted By pipette
I am going for an ATX form factor... I am...

I am going for an ATX form factor... I am thinking of adding various cards (tuner, wifi, colossus) , and am afraid to be limited in expansions using the matx.

And I don't want to wait... Maybe...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2011-03-08, 06:52 PM
Replies: 1,072
Views: 196,343
Posted By pipette
Finally bought my TV. Nice... Spent the weekend...

Finally bought my TV. Nice... Spent the weekend interfacing it with my exsiting home theater and with videotron HD terminal. Now I really need to get going on this project!


I have had a good...
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