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Hi,

Wondering if there are any "better" alternatives to my Roku HD1000? I want a device that offers a better and faster interface to my music collection than I get now with the SlimServer.

I also would like Internet radio and access to playing movies. HD would be a plus for the future.

I like my Roku, but it seems to need a hard reset occasionally and my wife finds it difficult to use the slim roku application. I would also like something that does not need the PC on so I can move to a NAS device.

So, I want a nice, easy to use interface and ability to play music, video, pictures and internet radio. I would prefer not to use an xbox (and I don't really know why - maybe because I don't want an older video game in the house).

I am sure I missed a few important details, let me know and I will answer them.

Thanks!
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Hi Michael,

Thanks for the suggestion - I have heard of it, but thought that there were issues with it playing mp3s. Also, looking at their web page, it really does not show much of the interface and how it works. Is there any link that someone has that shows it in action?

Can it do playlists for music with cover art? Can it run fine off a NAS like a Dlink 323?

I also did not see mention of internet radio but I probably missed it.

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Hi Michael,

Thanks for the suggestion - I have heard of it, but thought that there were issues with it playing mp3s. Also, looking at their web page, it really does not show much of the interface and how it works. Is there any link that someone has that shows it in action?

Can it do playlists for music with cover art? Can it run fine off a NAS like a Dlink 323?

I also did not see mention of internet radio but I probably missed it.

Thanks,
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go to www.mpcclub.com

they have a review in their forum section


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also google istar mini hd player , dune HD
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