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Forum: Remotes, Automation, and Control Systems 6 Days Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 141
Posted By AlienWarlock
OpenHAB for Kaleidescape

Here is a small write up on getting OpenHAB talking to your Kaleidescape. OpenHAB is an open source home automation system that is capable of interfacing all manner of technologies and systems into...
Forum: Import Errors & Issues Jun 7th, 2018
Replies: 3
PROBLEM DISC: La La Land (DVD)
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Posted By AlienWarlock
Yes and I have imported 160 previously without...

Yes and I have imported 160 previously without issue. This is the first one that has not worked.
Forum: Feature & Enhancement Requests Jun 7th, 2018
Replies: 6
Views: 381
Posted By AlienWarlock
Hi Mike! Thanks for the clarification. A...

Hi Mike! Thanks for the clarification.

A slight update to the OP, I did enter the bar code for Dr Strangelove which was a completely un-recognized disc. It now has the movie cover, title, synopsis...
Forum: Import Errors & Issues Jun 1st, 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 155
Posted By AlienWarlock
Thanks for your great suggestions. Unfortunately...

Thanks for your great suggestions. Unfortunately I don't have a player with a drive. The disc plays fine in a standalone player. I tried importing the disc again after cleaning a small smudge on the...
Forum: Import Errors & Issues Jun 1st, 2018
Replies: 3
PROBLEM DISC: La La Land (DVD)
Views: 259
Posted By AlienWarlock
La La Land (DVD)

I had imported the Blu-ray version of this title but it did not have the 'Play Movie' option, only 'Play Disc'. I moved the BD import to the trash and then decided to try the DVD that was included...
Forum: Feature & Enhancement Requests Jun 1st, 2018
Replies: 6
Views: 381
Posted By AlienWarlock
Ability to bookmark main movie without sending disc to K.

I just imported about a dozen Blu-rays and 3 of them do not have the ability to play the main movie from the menu (only disc mode). The titles are La La Land, A League of their Own (25th...
Forum: Import Errors & Issues Jun 1st, 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 155
Posted By AlienWarlock
Back to the Future (Blu Ray)

Back to the Future - BD (Part 1 of 3 disc set). This disc will not import. It tries for several hours then fails near the final percent. Import log says 'problem reading disc'. It tried twice and...
Forum: Alternatives to Kaleidescape May 21st, 2018
Replies: 19
Views: 1,920
Posted By AlienWarlock
Probably redundant, but is there any chance of...

Probably redundant, but is there any chance of extending this to the BDP-103?
Forum: General News & Misc. Items May 21st, 2018
Replies: 58
Views: 3,580
Posted By AlienWarlock
I had a few thoughts that echo previous comments....

I had a few thoughts that echo previous comments. It cannot be understated that discs still offer the widest selection of content for the movie buff. There was an article that I read today about how...
Forum: Alternatives to Kaleidescape Apr 2nd, 2018
Replies: 19
Views: 1,920
Posted By AlienWarlock
I like my BDP103, and the 981HD that came before...

I like my BDP103, and the 981HD that came before it. But I like my K system more! Still it is sad to see the end coming for this manufacturer of quality HT equipment.
Forum: Feature & Enhancement Requests Mar 28th, 2018
Replies: 1
Views: 273
Posted By AlienWarlock
Change collection and/or minimum rating of Covers view

Is there anyway to change the 'Covers' view to a favorites collection instead of all movies? If not, it would be nice to do an inverse rating filter for the Covers view. Parental controls allow you...
Forum: Marketplace Mar 11th, 2018
Replies: 158
Views: 25,836
Posted By AlienWarlock
Looking to buy an M500 player in good condition.

Looking to buy an M500 player in good condition.
Forum: Tips, Tricks & Discoveries Mar 7th, 2018
Replies: 12
Views: 3,340
Posted By AlienWarlock
Just a quick note to close the loop on creating...

Just a quick note to close the loop on creating trailers... I made my own "home movie" disc with some DTS and Dolby trailers found on thedigitaltheater .com. I used multiAVCHD v3.0 b729 (the last 3.0...
Forum: Tips, Tricks & Discoveries Mar 5th, 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 315
Posted By AlienWarlock
I am running openHAB for my home automation on a...

I am running openHAB for my home automation on a raspberry pi 2. I use zwave for lighting, an envisalink ethernet board to connect my alarm panel, a home-made ir receiver and transmitter connected to...
Forum: Tips, Tricks & Discoveries Mar 4th, 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 315
Posted By AlienWarlock
Change front panel brightness via automation script

My k server and vault are in a rack at the back of my media room. I found that even with the front panel LEDs set to 4, the blue glow was distracting while watching a movie when the scene was very...
Forum: Tips, Tricks & Discoveries Feb 28th, 2018
Replies: 12
Views: 3,340
Posted By AlienWarlock
That is good to know. It seems my ideas of...

That is good to know. It seems my ideas of bookmarking trailers, warning screens and other junk via disc mode are DOA. I am guessing my Christmas Vac. disc is somehow a bootleg.

But what about...
Forum: Kaleidescape Hardware & Setup Feb 28th, 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 554
Posted By AlienWarlock
Thanks Mark. I guess I didn't/still don't fully...

Thanks Mark. I guess I didn't/still don't fully understand how parity information is shuffled around when adding and replacing drives of differing sizes.

So in an ideal world (3x6 storage + 1x6...
Forum: Tips, Tricks & Discoveries Feb 28th, 2018
Replies: 12
Views: 3,340
Posted By AlienWarlock
That is what I thought. On one hand it would be...

That is what I thought. On one hand it would be cool to have an intro play before every movie selected through the UI, but also it might be annoying after a while. Having to make a selection and edit...
Forum: Tips, Tricks & Discoveries Feb 27th, 2018
Replies: 12
Views: 3,340
Posted By AlienWarlock
It is possible to have an intro play before all...

It is possible to have an intro play before all movies? I thought that scripts only play the items that are specified within each script (on a Premiere system anyway). For my setup, if I decide what...
Forum: Kaleidescape Hardware & Setup Feb 27th, 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 554
Posted By AlienWarlock
I guess that's what I was trying to understand. I...

I guess that's what I was trying to understand. I assumed that since it started with only 2 drives it was a raid 1 (mirror) configuration on those drives. And then when I popped in drives 3 and 4...
Forum: Kaleidescape Hardware & Setup Feb 21st, 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 554
Posted By AlienWarlock
Upgrade 2 drives in fully populated 1u server

I tried searching for the answer to this on the forum but could not find the exact scenario. So here goes....

I purchased a 1u server that came with 2x 1TB drives and two empty slots. I purchased...
Forum: Kaleidescape Hardware & Setup Feb 15th, 2018
Replies: 6
Views: 434
Posted By AlienWarlock
Yes I had original said AP. It is a really old...

Yes I had original said AP. It is a really old DVD so I can see how it would be cropped weird. It is one of those discs that had widescreen on one side and full screen on the other. I suppose I have...
Forum: Kaleidescape Hardware & Setup Feb 15th, 2018
Replies: 6
Views: 434
Posted By AlienWarlock
In messing around with the overscan problem, I...

In messing around with the overscan problem, I also determined that there are some older DVDs that have the wrong aspect ratio set in K's database. For example, the first edition DVD of Top Gun- K...
Forum: Kaleidescape Hardware & Setup Feb 13th, 2018
Replies: 6
Views: 434
Posted By AlienWarlock
I found the GO_CALIBRATE_MASKING_OVERSCAN option....

I found the GO_CALIBRATE_MASKING_OVERSCAN option. It was helpful ;)
Forum: Kaleidescape Hardware & Setup Feb 12th, 2018
Replies: 6
Views: 434
Posted By AlienWarlock
I do have my projector framed properly for other...

I do have my projector framed properly for other sources in my system and the kaleidescape UI itself is framed properly. So It seems like it would need to be an adjustment for the video playback...
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