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Forum: Apple TV 08-29-2013, 05:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 891
Posted By MacWannabeNTX
This issue is on several boards now so it looks...

This issue is on several boards now so it looks to be an Apple problem. It will be interesting to see how long the tv icon remains missing and what the reason Apple gives, if they do.
Forum: Apple TV 06-07-2013, 05:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,738
Posted By MacWannabeNTX
I have had this similar issue when turning on my...

I have had this similar issue when turning on my Directv receiver for years. I say similar because the screen will be purple and green. Turning it off and on usually corrects. I recently got an Av...
Forum: Apple TV 05-18-2013, 07:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,612
Posted By MacWannabeNTX
I have an upgrade. I have purchased a new...

I have an upgrade. I have purchased a new receiver - Pioneer VSX-43. I have a center speaker and have replaced the rear speakers with JBL Surround speakers. I have what I wanted - sound separation...
Forum: Apple TV 05-11-2013, 09:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 956
Posted By MacWannabeNTX
Thank you, that is good to know. I'll have to...

Thank you, that is good to know. I'll have to search out where to find the home sharing menu but I can do that. They were both HD movies. Unfortunately I have the highest Internet speed available...
Forum: Apple TV 05-11-2013, 08:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 956
Posted By MacWannabeNTX
Sorry, I did get confused. 1st movie - I ordered...

Sorry, I did get confused. 1st movie - I ordered it off my MBP and it downloaded to it but when I wanted to watch it, I did that via the ATV - so I guess I was streaming from the Internet? But...
Forum: Apple TV 05-11-2013, 07:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 956
Posted By MacWannabeNTX
I ordered it from the Apple TV and then when it...

I ordered it from the Apple TV and then when it showed up in the movie icon under purchased, I tried to open it. I mentioned Home sharing be I had it turned on. But I am a newbie at all of this...
Forum: Apple TV 05-10-2013, 06:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 956
Posted By MacWannabeNTX
Need Advice on Movie Download to Apple TV

My Apple TV is new and so far have only watched movies from Natflix with it. A couple of days ago I ordered a movie thru iTunes on my MBP and it downloaded to it. Since I have Home Sharing on it...
Forum: Apple TV 05-09-2013, 07:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,612
Posted By MacWannabeNTX
Thanks to all that have replied. As of this...

Thanks to all that have replied. As of this morning, I have replaced my Aiwa rear speakers with some JBL Surrounds that I had in the closet. Can't tell any difference in the sound from the Aiwa...
Forum: Apple TV 05-06-2013, 04:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,612
Posted By MacWannabeNTX
Good to know that.my front speakers and subwoofer...

Good to know that.my front speakers and subwoofer are ok. I can easily replace the speaker wire. And yes, the existing wire is very thin. What do I need to look for in better wire, a certain...
Forum: Apple TV 05-06-2013, 02:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,612
Posted By MacWannabeNTX
Ok, here is my current setup - Sony Bravia...

Ok, here is my current setup -

Sony Bravia HDTV 46" 2010 model
- has Directv HR22 receiver connected by HDMI to TV Input 1
- has Apple TV Gen 3 connected by HDMI to TV Input 3
- has Aiwa...
Forum: Apple TV 05-06-2013, 11:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,612
Posted By MacWannabeNTX
Optical ports? I thought I would want a receiver...

Optical ports? I thought I would want a receiver that had had I inputs for any devices such as an Apple TV and then an had I out to the tv?
Forum: Apple TV 05-06-2013, 09:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,612
Posted By MacWannabeNTX
My Aiwa stereo ha a CD digital out (optical...

My Aiwa stereo ha a CD digital out (optical written underneath) the connection and my Sony has a digital out with optical written on the side of the connection. They are different looking and don't...
Forum: Apple TV 05-06-2013, 09:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,612
Posted By MacWannabeNTX
Upgrade My Very Basic Sound System

I now have my Sony Bravia tv and Apple TV hooked up to an old Aiwa stereo system to get better sound than came from the Sony tv alone. I have a left and right speaker for the front speakers and left...
Forum: Apple TV 04-27-2013, 06:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 502
Posted By MacWannabeNTX
Thank you for the quick response. And by lower...

Thank you for the quick response. And by lower sound, is that a good thing, like more bass sound from having built in woofers? I'm not looking for professional sound out of this old equipment, just...
Forum: Apple TV 04-27-2013, 05:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 502
Posted By MacWannabeNTX
Speaker to Receiver Compatibility

Last week you guys helped me to connect an old Aiwa stereo system to my Sony TV/Apple TV. It was just in the closet taking up room and it is now such an improvement in sound.

So there is one...
Forum: Apple TV 04-23-2013, 07:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,074
Posted By MacWannabeNTX
Hubby helped me with this. We bought speaker...

Hubby helped me with this. We bought speaker wires with RCA connectors on both ends, cut off one end to get bare wires. Spliced that end to the wires already coming out of the Aiwa rear speakers...
Forum: Apple TV 04-18-2013, 08:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,074
Posted By MacWannabeNTX
Back when this Aiwa NSX-999 functioned as a shelf...

Back when this Aiwa NSX-999 functioned as a shelf type stereo system only, it had the 2 side speakers that I currently have connected between it and the Sony TV and the Aiwa also had the 2 rear (very...
Forum: Apple TV 04-18-2013, 08:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,074
Posted By MacWannabeNTX
Thank you both for responding. Haven't had time...

Thank you both for responding. Haven't had time to look at the links. I was hoping that I could get speaker wire with these connectors already attached to them. That way I could just splice the...
Forum: Apple TV 04-18-2013, 06:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,074
Posted By MacWannabeNTX
How to Connect Rear Speakers

I have connected an Apple TV and an external speaker system to my Sony Bravia TV. I am very pleased with it but I have some rear speakers that I dont know how to connect.

The 2 external speakers...
Forum: iOS and Apps 04-11-2013, 02:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 846
Posted By MacWannabeNTX
Thank you. So how does your latest issue come to...

Thank you. So how does your latest issue come to you? I thought I would get some type of notice that the latest issue was ready to download.
Forum: iOS and Apps 04-11-2013, 01:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 846
Posted By MacWannabeNTX
Mac Life/World Magazine App

Can someone tell me how this is supposed to work? I signed up in March for a monthly subscription to both of these monthly magazines in March. Signed up thru the App Store. Downloaded both current...
Forum: Apple TV 04-09-2013, 10:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 789
Posted By MacWannabeNTX
Thank you so much. So to clarify - all Roku,...

Thank you so much. So to clarify - all Roku, Amazon or vodu would add is a higher resolution? Glad to see thou they dont seem to be required.
Forum: Apple TV 04-09-2013, 09:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 789
Posted By MacWannabeNTX
Thank you. Roku kinda confuses me tho, I am not...

Thank you. Roku kinda confuses me tho, I am not sure why I would want that. And as far as sound, I have my TV set for external speakers and have an old Aiwa stereo system hooked to the audio input...
Forum: Apple TV 04-09-2013, 08:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 789
Posted By MacWannabeNTX
Will an Apple TV work for me.

At this point I'm still an Apple newbie, but I am successfully using - 1) an iPad 2) a MacBook Pro and 3) am watching movies ordered from iTunes via my MBP on my Sony Bravia TV. Since I am 66 YO, I...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 03-30-2013, 09:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 797
Posted By MacWannabeNTX
I have now turned the mirroring off, watched a...

I have now turned the mirroring off, watched a movie that I bought from iTunes earlier today and everything is working as I needed it to be. I did not have to drag anything tho, dont know why. I...
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