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post #31 of 36 Old 03-29-2013, 01:32 PM
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Why would you need a PC at each TV? Currently this can be accomplished with an extender for CableTV content and a streamer for everything else. I have a 3 y.o. Patriot Box Office that streams Blu-ray rips with HD Audio. It cost me $60, so the number is more likely $200 per TV depending on what extender you get.

How else are you going to get your media to those TVs through a consistent interface with your TV content.

What is so hard about changing the input on your TV or AVR? This is seamless with the right remote.

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What's so hard about understanding that for some people having a consistent, integrated experience (in their HTs) is more important than saving money or having an "elegant" hardware config (which no one ever sees or touches).

Oh, I forgot, WMC is the only DVR allowed to be discussed on this forum these days, and you have to use cable with a cablecard to get your pay TV or you're pissing money away like an idiot, because cablecard is the greatest thing ever, better than having a better selection of HD channels (Satellite) or a more integrated user experience with no DRM.

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When you change the input on your TV or AVR, you are switching to completely different graphics, features, menus, color themes, settings, display calibrations, etc.  So, instead of having a pile of STBs that aren't related to each other... such as WMC+cablecard tuners (without copy restrictions) + Slingbox + XMBC + Airplay, etc... you can have one powerful seamless multi-client system to take the place of that.

 

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How else are you going to get your media to those TVs through a consistent interface with your TV


Can your HTPC Media Center / DVR Do this??

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Point taken. Your way is every bit as good. I actually wish that Sage was not bought by Google. I was on the verge of going down that path when it happened, hoping that they would have a way to deal with copy-protected content. I mean I was researching it at that time and one day I went to their site to read up a little more before pulling the trigger and I got the famous Google bought us screen that is still there today..

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SageTV XBMC plugin - Kickstarter

Please contribute to our efforts to raise enough money to have a XBMC plugin built for SageTV:

http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/380901157/xbmc-sagetv-pvr-plugin
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Sounds like a nice idea!  At least for those that dont have real sageTV extenders already setup.

 

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SageTV XBMC plugin - Kickstarter

Please contribute to our efforts to raise enough money to have a XBMC plugin built for SageTV:

http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/380901157/xbmc-sagetv-pvr-plugin

Can your HTPC Media Center / DVR Do this??

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