The Media Center Show #152 – Dave Evans on Home Theatre

Another week, another Media Center Show! Check it out, always a good listen.

The Media Center Show

This week I am talking Home Theatre with Dave Evans from We talk about Windows Media Center in a home theatre and how to connect it up, including speakers, cables, remote controls and we also talk about whether to self build or buy a Media Center PC. Plus I have Email and news items.

Show Times:

00:50 Coming up this week

01:27 Email – Sky on Media Center
02:43 Email – DVDs on Extenders
03:50 Email – HP MediaSmart TV
06:34 Email – VideoRedo
08:20 Live chat
08:48 Post from the forum
11:08 Niveus Movie Library Beta
11:46 Ofcom confirms final plan for Freeview HD
12:15 Ed Bott on this 6 months with this Cable Card System
12:55 Windows Vista SP1 Prerequisite KB937287 and Windows Vista SP1 Update
13:26 Sky in Media Center?
14:21 Microsoft Finally Seeking to Globalize HDTV in Media Center – Chris Lanier’s Blog
14:30 Installing a HP MediaSmart Windows Home Server
15:40 A message from One Voicedownload a free trial
16:46 Welcome to Dave Evans
18:38 Home Theater
21:30 Audio in home theater
23:06 DST or Dobly Digital
23:56 Connecting up
25:25 HD audio
28:00 Speakers
33:14 AV Receivers
36:00 Connecting up your TV
40:56 Overscan issues
43:40 Extender or connect your Media Center PC directly
45:00 Remotes
47:50 Selfbuild or buy?
51:46 Thanks to Dave
52:00 Back in April 24th