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Harman/Kardon Harmony remote TC 30 work around

June 1st, 2009 · 1 Comment · HowTo, HTPC

[display_podcast] Notes for audio cast Harman/Kardon  Harmony remote TC 30 work around. Mac users don’t upgrade to Harman/Kardon remote version 5.3.2 Mac users need older vision 5.1.4 running on a power PC processor not an intel processor With the remote connected to your power PC running version 5.1.4 you can update your TC 30 remote. […]

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AB switch found for 2 displays out

September 21st, 2008 · 1 Comment · HTPC

I found an AB switch that other Mac Mini folks are using to switch between two different DVI out monitors. It seems a KVM switch designed for 2 sources to one monitor can work in reverse on non powered switches. The information source can be found on the forums. The forum thread is How […]

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Mac Mini first generation with Front Row

July 28th, 2008 · 2 Comments · HowTo, HTPC

I finally got Front Row running on my 1st generation Mac Mini. I’m just letting folks know what worked for me, I’m not responsible if these suggestions don”t work for you. Previously I installed Remote Buddy, a Keyspan IR remote receiver and a Harmony remote Harman/Kardon TC-30 which all worked fine although my system lacked the grace of […]

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Harmony remote controls first Mac Mini

June 23rd, 2008 · No Comments · HowTo, HTPC

Sadly, my Mac Mini, being the first configuration, doesn’t have a remote control. I don”t want to purchase a new Mac mini which has a remote, but I would like to remotely control my old Mini. There is a solution that is even better than the Apple remote that comes with the new Minis. The […]

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WHERE oh WHERE is a simple AB monitor switch?

June 19th, 2008 · 3 Comments · HowTo, HTPC

My main computer is a first generation Mac Mini. I have the Mini set up next to my TV lounge chair, which allows me to work while watching TV. I wanted to hook up the Mini to my HDTV to share some of my web video content. So I bought an 18 foot HDMI DVI […]

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