Home Theater Power Protection

Recently, we had a user ask about the effectiveness of AC power conditioners in regards to their HT experience.  Are they "all that" or are they just the latest mumbo-jumbo fad to try and extract cash from your wallet?  Here's where I put on my day job hat (Electrical Engineer/Hardware Designer) and comment.  The opportunity for smoke and mirror marketing […]

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HT Basics: Small Versus Large Speakers

HT Basics is a look at basic Home Theater setup and terminology. From time to time I will post a topic and let the community have at it. The goal is to come up with a meaningful discussion to help people coming here for the basics. Eventually, each topic will get moved to the HT Basics forum for easier searching. […]

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100 Members!!!!

John just informed me that we have reached our 100th member!! Before you ask the questin; Matt did not register 42 times. We will save that 007 type strategy for our 500th member. Thats about it, no contests or anything like that. You could enter that lil contest we have going on right now. In other news, you may have […]

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missingremote version 1.0

As I mentioned in a forum post earlier today, after 1 week of being live we are officially releasing version 1.0 upon the masses. As with any 1.0 version, the majority of the work was getting all of the widgets and sprockets to work together in a harmonious manner. In this, was getting SMF and Joomla to work together, and […]

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Snapstream Contest Details

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Only a week old and here we are having our first contest!!  First off, I would like to thank Snapstream for sponsoring this contest!, without their generous sponsorship this contest to give back to the community would not be possible.  Head on over to this thread for further details on how to enter. Place your entry in this thread.   […]

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DirecTV, HDTV, and the Resolution Question

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If you all don't remember way back in 2004 a DirecTV customer filed lawsuit saying that he had signed up for HDTV service and was soon getting sub-par results. He claims DirecTV is engaged in unlawful or fraudulent business practices by not delivering actual high definition signals. As most of us in the audio/videophille world know DirecTV started cutting bit […]

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Welcome

First off, I would like to welcome everyone to missingremote.com. I hate to use the term beta, but we do have a few bugs to iron out, but I am very happy with the first go around considering our limited time and resources. John (Bubba) did an excellent job pulling the server and site together. We hope to get everything […]

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SageTV

You can take the Alan out of the HTPC but you can't take the HTPC out of Alan. Its probably fitting that my first post be about SageTV and their new beta. After having time to look through the new manual and some of the threads on Sage's forum, it has become apparent to me that this isn't the break […]

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