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Forum: Computer Audio and Multimedia 03-30-2006, 01:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 863
Posted By grego
It depends what you want to use the file for. ...

It depends what you want to use the file for. Just transfering it? Or you want to play it on a dvd player?
Forum: Computer Audio and Multimedia 03-30-2006, 01:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 859
Posted By grego
I've never heard of anyone EVER trying to do...

I've never heard of anyone EVER trying to do that, but you might want to try the forum's SEARCH function just to make sure...
Forum: Computer Audio and Multimedia 03-30-2006, 12:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 756
Posted By grego
How much are you willing to spend? If you can...

How much are you willing to spend? If you can spare $200, I couldn't recommend highly enough the Beyerdynamic DT770 headphones. They have excellent sound quality throughout the entire audible range...
Forum: PC Gaming 03-19-2006, 03:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,208
Posted By grego
Wow, I didn't know 1.4ghz Tualatins were ever...

Wow, I didn't know 1.4ghz Tualatins were ever made. I thought they only went up to 1.13 ghz, and most people don't even know that those exist.

Also, you might want to make a post in the building...
Forum: Computer Audio and Multimedia 03-16-2006, 12:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 923
Posted By grego
That's a clever way of doing it. I haven't ever...

That's a clever way of doing it. I haven't ever used Movie Maker, but I gave it a try for a few minutes to see if I could and my few attempts didn't get very good results. I was disgusted how...
Forum: Computer Audio and Multimedia 02-28-2006, 12:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 936
Posted By grego
Yea, there is really no need for such a port. ...

Yea, there is really no need for such a port. Sound quality is dependent solely upon the card and speakers (and perhaps any horrible undesirable interference factors you may, but shouldn't have). ...
Forum: Computer Audio and Multimedia 02-28-2006, 12:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 547
Posted By grego
You need a 5.1 capable sound card. I urge you to...

You need a 5.1 capable sound card. I urge you to resist the temptation to gimmicky 5.1 headphones though. I wish I had. I can't believe I fell for it. Live n learn. (Unless you have $800-900 to...
Forum: Computer Networking and Internet Hardware 02-27-2006, 10:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,588
Posted By grego
Installation: turn off and unplug pc, open your...

Installation: turn off and unplug pc, open your pc case, touch bare metal frame to ground yourself, put the card in the slot, close the case, turn on pc, crack open a beer, enjoy.

The software is...
Forum: Computer Networking and Internet Hardware 02-27-2006, 10:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,588
Posted By grego
You definitely posted in the wrong section :P. I...

You definitely posted in the wrong section :P. I only happened to see this post because I accidently clicked the wrong link when trying to get to the multimedia subforum. Anyway... here's the exact...
Forum: Computer Audio and Multimedia 02-26-2006, 04:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,245
Posted By grego
That's pretty cool. You've been finding some good...

That's pretty cool. You've been finding some good stashes lately. I was looking forward to the Planet Rock video but its only like a two minute preview or something :/. Definitely some other cool...
Forum: Computer Audio and Multimedia 02-26-2006, 04:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 795
Posted By grego
The method you currently use will work just fine....

The method you currently use will work just fine. You really don't need any softare if all you want to do is a one time back up of data (like the mp3s). Just swap in an empty hard drive and copy...
Forum: Computer Audio and Multimedia 02-23-2006, 01:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 971
Posted By grego
Actually, most video files are actually going to...

Actually, most video files are actually going to look quite nice if you output them from your laptop to your TV. Now, for anything else, even just looking at icons on the desktop, yes, it'll look...
Forum: Computer Audio and Multimedia 02-21-2006, 04:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,367
Posted By grego
I'd already covered the possibility that he might...

I'd already covered the possibility that he might have a laptop...

And yea, you're kind of right about unknown brands, but someone's always going to have to be the first one to have some balls and...
Forum: Computer Audio and Multimedia 02-21-2006, 01:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,367
Posted By grego
Actually, I did. On the other hand, by the time...

Actually, I did. On the other hand, by the time I decided to reply, I definitely had forgotten he wanted USB. I'm so unworthy. Sorry if you were offended by my comment on your tuner. Oh, wait. ...
Forum: Computer Audio and Multimedia 02-21-2006, 01:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,240
Posted By grego
That was a decent read. Like you said, mainly...

That was a decent read. Like you said, mainly the beginning. I still don't know if I agree with them about the tree falling in the forest though :P. Afterall, "sound" is merely perception of...
Forum: Computer Audio and Multimedia 02-19-2006, 10:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,240
Posted By grego
Well... let's consider this. Naming conventions...

Well... let's consider this. Naming conventions for speaker systems have nothing to do with how many ears we have. I guess that's your stereotypical large electronics store employee for you tough. ...
Forum: Computer Audio and Multimedia 02-19-2006, 10:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 786
Posted By grego
Could be a virus. Make sure you have up to date...

Could be a virus. Make sure you have up to date virus scan and run it. Also, make sure you try multiple players for each file.
Forum: Computer Audio and Multimedia 02-19-2006, 09:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,367
Posted By grego
I've had my $28 PCI KWorld tuner for about 9...

I've had my $28 PCI KWorld tuner for about 9 months now and it works like a charm. It's my tv in my dorm, so I use it pretty much every day. Easy to install, relatively easy software to use. You...
Forum: Computer Audio and Multimedia 02-19-2006, 09:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 807
Posted By grego
I'd say you made a pretty good call not plugging...

I'd say you made a pretty good call not plugging them in. RCA inputs are extremely sensitive to shocks. I've heard that you could easily blow the RCAs on a car's cd player with even very small...
Forum: Computer Audio and Multimedia 02-16-2006, 11:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,058
Posted By grego
11025 is a pretty low sampling rate. By...

11025 is a pretty low sampling rate. By comparison cds and dvds are around 44000 or 48000. At 11025 it should be quite understandable, but might not sound very good.

Are your speakers still...
Forum: Computer Audio and Multimedia 02-16-2006, 11:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 781
Posted By grego
NEC makes very good drives. So do a lot of other...

NEC makes very good drives. So do a lot of other companies. As long as you stick with the more reputable companies the choices aren't really that hard. The differences between drives aren't going...
Forum: Computer Audio and Multimedia 02-16-2006, 11:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 894
Posted By grego
I also prefer 2.1 over 5.1 at that price range. ...

I also prefer 2.1 over 5.1 at that price range. Plus, at any price range, 2.1 will always be much easier to set up... unless you go cordless, at which point you lose a bit of sound quality and up...
Forum: Computer Audio and Multimedia 02-16-2006, 12:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,379
Posted By grego
I think the way that it is supposed to work is...

I think the way that it is supposed to work is that you sample a space that is only noise. The program analyzes this sound into some sort of wave pattern (or whatever it is that you would see on an...
Forum: Computer Audio and Multimedia 02-16-2006, 12:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,003
Posted By grego
A while back I bought a pair of the Medusa 5.1...

A while back I bought a pair of the Medusa 5.1 headphones. Man, I really should have known better. 5.1...headphones... for $125? Including amp? Right...

I swear Speedlink (German company that...
Forum: Computer Audio and Multimedia 02-16-2006, 12:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 630
Posted By grego
Yes, some cd brand are better than others, but I...

Yes, some cd brand are better than others, but I doubt that's really your problem. I've used all sorts of cheapo cd-r's over the years and never had a problem. What's more likely causing your...
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