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Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   08-06-2016, 08:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 195
Posted By smitbret
PlayOn also offers this feature and is easier...

PlayOn also offers this feature and is easier use.

I have never been thrilled with the quality of the capture from either of these products, though.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-27-2016, 04:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 185
Posted By smitbret
Personally, I would recommend a Raspberry Pi3 and...

Personally, I would recommend a Raspberry Pi3 and run LibreELEC on it. Pay the extra $3 and get the MPEG-2 and VC-1 hardware support, too.

If you just want to use your smartphone or tablet to...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-27-2016, 03:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 355
Posted By smitbret
I switched about 3 weeks ago. I don't remember...

I switched about 3 weeks ago. I don't remember why, but I know I am glad I did.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-27-2016, 03:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 206
Posted By smitbret
Which Pi are you one? I am running a RaspPi 2 at...

Which Pi are you one? I am running a RaspPi 2 at stock. I have turned the main screen resolution down to 720p but haven't come across a theme I can't use. I used Arctic Zephyr and Aeon Nox for...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-25-2016, 04:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 206
Posted By smitbret
LibreELEC is the better choice at this point. ...

LibreELEC is the better choice at this point. OpenELEC seems to be stuck at their current OS with Isengard and pushing their WeTek boxes. LibreELEC has moved ahead with the Jarvis realease of Kodi....
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-20-2016, 12:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 264
Posted By smitbret
It won't, you'd have to use LPCM. It doesn't do...

It won't, you'd have to use LPCM. It doesn't do gigabit, either. You had just mentioned Roku so I didn't think HD-Audio or gigabit was an issue.

This:...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-20-2016, 09:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 264
Posted By smitbret
If it is just to be used for media playback via...

If it is just to be used for media playback via USB or network playback then a RaspPi 3 or Chromebox running LibreELEC or OpenELEC. That's what I replaced my WDTV Live with and I couldn't be...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-16-2016, 09:03 AM
Replies: 9,810
Views: 504,012
Posted By smitbret
True this. Those accents might as well have been...

True this. Those accents might as well have been pure Dutch. I had to start over and watch the whole thing with the subs on.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-13-2016, 09:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 449
Posted By smitbret
I am hoping you got the Asus for $109. That is a...

I am hoping you got the Asus for $109. That is a great router for that price and will be really great for setting up the VPN.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-12-2016, 02:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 449
Posted By smitbret
Your experience may be different, but having...

Your experience may be different, but having owned an Asus RT-AC68U, TP-Link Archer C7 and Netgear R7000 and the range for both the 2.4GHz and 5GHz was virtually the same on all 3.

I could...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-08-2016, 10:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 428
Posted By smitbret
And I roll on the other end of the spectrum. I...

And I roll on the other end of the spectrum. I don't see the need for server grade motherboards or NAS HDDs. A lot will depend on what you plan on storing. If it is just music and video rips then...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-06-2016, 02:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 260
Posted By smitbret
PS3 doesn't support .mkv so there will be some...

PS3 doesn't support .mkv so there will be some remuxing/transcoding going on there, I believe.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-05-2016, 06:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 172
Posted By smitbret
If a GUI is all that you're after, why bother...

If a GUI is all that you're after, why bother with breaking up your SnapRAID and all the file backing up and transferring around that would entail. Just use Elucidate.
...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-04-2016, 10:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 220
Posted By smitbret
It looks like I stand corrected. From what I...

It looks like I stand corrected. From what I have read the Xbox doesn't respect Cinavia when using the Plex app. I was basing my experience off the PS3 I used as a streaming media player and that...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-04-2016, 08:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 220
Posted By smitbret
I think you're missing the point here. If...

I think you're missing the point here.

If you live in the USA and want to play streaming media and some of that media is BD rips then a Blu-Ray player that was sold in the USA after 2010 will...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-02-2016, 04:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 73
Posted By smitbret
Shield doesn't do Amazon just yet. Otherwise it...

Shield doesn't do Amazon just yet. Otherwise it is about as close as you will find for your needs.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-02-2016, 10:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 220
Posted By smitbret
I should have qualified that. All domestically...

I should have qualified that. All domestically (USA) released BD players had to support Cinavia if they wanted a BD license. Oppo was not released domestically and wasn't restricted by that...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-02-2016, 09:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 220
Posted By smitbret
Yeah, the Cinavia requirement was put into place...

Yeah, the Cinavia requirement was put into place after Feb of 2011, I think.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-02-2016, 09:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 220
Posted By smitbret
If they play Blu-Ray then they are required to...

If they play Blu-Ray then they are required to support Cinavia (BD licensing agreement). Due to the nature of Cinavia, there is no such thing as "enforce Cinavia in Plex". It is an inaudible...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-01-2016, 12:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 319
Posted By smitbret
Just get a RaspPi3 or Chromebox and install...

Just get a RaspPi3 or Chromebox and install LibreELEC for media playback. You can just plug in your Orico device on be on your way.

If you are just playing back on one device and don't have any...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   06-24-2016, 10:06 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 36,016
Posted By smitbret
It creates a dedicated link to your Mezzmo...

It creates a dedicated link to your Mezzmo server, bypassing DLNA. That means you can use all of Mezzmo's features without giving up metadata, fanart, and all the other limitations of UPnP/DLNA.
...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   06-15-2016, 12:44 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 36,016
Posted By smitbret
If there are any Kodi users that are also using...

If there are any Kodi users that are also using Mezzmo as a DLNA streaming server, you may be interested to know that Beta testing is just about done on a Kodi Plug-in. I am currently using it with...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   06-11-2016, 12:44 PM
Replies: 9,810
Views: 504,012
Posted By smitbret
Just Arccos/Screen Pass or any other entity that...

Just Arccos/Screen Pass or any other entity that is associated with Sony's media department...... well, on second thought, I guess I would apply it to pretty much anyone in the copy-protection...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   06-10-2016, 09:57 AM
Replies: 9,810
Views: 504,012
Posted By smitbret
There goes your credibility.

There goes your credibility.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   06-06-2016, 10:30 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,536
Posted By smitbret
I have left my RaspPi Model B and RaspPi 2...

I have left my RaspPi Model B and RaspPi 2 powered up 24/7 for the last couple of years. The power draw is pretty much zero when it's at idle. (less than 1A).
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