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Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-23-2017, 05:15 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By psuKinger
Your internet connection being only 10 Mbps...

Your internet connection being only 10 Mbps (total, for all users) is the likely problem.

Your internet speed likely isn't coupled to a long-term contract. If it's like mine, you can probably...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-23-2017, 10:43 AM
Replies: 2,413
Views: 104,775
Posted By psuKinger
At the risk of running WAAAAY OT for an NVidia...

At the risk of running WAAAAY OT for an NVidia Shield thread, I'll go ahead and throw it out there that I don't run RAID on my NAS, for multiple reasons:
1) To truly be "backed up", in my mind, I...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-23-2017, 07:18 AM
Replies: 2,413
Views: 104,775
Posted By psuKinger
To each their own with provolone. I'm not saying...

To each their own with provolone. I'm not saying you're right or wrong. What I'm saying is that what you're saying is wrong FOR ME.

I already pay for Netflix, HBO Now, I'm off-and-on with...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-22-2017, 09:34 PM
Replies: 2,413
Views: 104,775
Posted By psuKinger
If you've spent the $$$ on high end gear, and...

If you've spent the $$$ on high end gear, and amass a giant library of movies and a PC to rip them too and run PMS from, the cost of storage space to store full uncompressed rips, rather than smaller...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-22-2017, 05:32 PM
Replies: 1,939
Views: 130,467
Posted By psuKinger
Got an email today that Plex DVR beta #5...

Got an email today that Plex DVR beta #5 (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=5) isn't a separate release from Plex Media Server 1.4.2... It'll still be Beta, and...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-21-2017, 03:35 PM
Replies: 2,413
Views: 104,775
Posted By psuKinger
When I RIP using MakeMKV, I only select the HD...

When I RIP using MakeMKV, I only select the HD audio track (Dolby TrueHD or HD-MA), for a couple of reasons:
1) Disc space - I know I want the ability to play back the Hi Rez audio when using my...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-20-2017, 06:00 PM
Replies: 2,413
Views: 104,775
Posted By psuKinger
Yep totally. I better understand your situation...

Yep totally. I better understand your situation now than I did before. I don't disagree with anything you said in your last post to me, either.

Im assuming you already read this, and you are/were...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-20-2017, 03:39 PM
Replies: 3,878
Views: 152,187
Posted By psuKinger
Odd. I have both 16 gig and 500 gig models,...

Odd.

I have both 16 gig and 500 gig models, as well, and I have not experienced this error...

Is it one specific video, or you can't get ANY video to play on your 500 gig Shield? And did you...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-20-2017, 10:37 AM
Replies: 2,413
Views: 104,775
Posted By psuKinger
To each their own with provolone. FWIW, I...

To each their own with provolone.

FWIW, I just did similar, in upgrading my Plex Media Server box. Bought an i7-6700k quad core CPU, a geforce gtx 1060 gpu (enabled Gamestream to my Shields,...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-20-2017, 04:53 AM
Replies: 2,413
Views: 104,775
Posted By psuKinger
Its your call, obviously. For me, I wanted a...

Its your call, obviously.

For me, I wanted a Plex client that would deliver TrueHD and HD-MA. This box does this. The Roku doesn't.

I don't know how to fix the problem with an Android box...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-19-2017, 08:18 PM
Replies: 2,413
Views: 104,775
Posted By psuKinger
I don't know if you were using the Shield as a...

I don't know if you were using the Shield as a Plex Media SERVER, or just as a Plex "player"... but if are/were trying to have Plex read NAS shares on a Windows 10 installation of Plex Media Server,...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-19-2017, 03:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 140
Posted By psuKinger
This is not accurate.

This is not accurate.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-19-2017, 03:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 82
Posted By psuKinger
If you want to integrate that Chromecast, try...

If you want to integrate that Chromecast, try installing Plex Media Server on one of those laptops... Then add the files / movies / music / TV recordings etc you have stored locally, and then connect...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-19-2017, 01:26 PM
Replies: 2,413
Views: 104,775
Posted By psuKinger
Anyone else on here using the HBO Now app on...

Anyone else on here using the HBO Now app on Shield, and noticing a problem with navigating the Watchlist?

We can't navigate "down" to any of the watchlist items that aren't listed along the top...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-18-2017, 07:44 AM
Replies: 3,878
Views: 152,187
Posted By psuKinger
Yea I just tried to take the update on my...

Yea I just tried to take the update on my basement box, and got redlined for the first time ever that "I'm about out of storage space"... So I made my SD card storage into internal storage... We'll...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-17-2017, 12:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 104
Posted By psuKinger
I don't have any hands-on experience with Beyond...

I don't have any hands-on experience with Beyond CD quality, but I know that kind of source material can be purchased over on HDTracks.com

Many people on here will have better suggestions than I...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-16-2017, 06:03 PM
Replies: 2,413
Views: 104,775
Posted By psuKinger
Shield settings, or audio settings for a specific...

Shield settings, or audio settings for a specific app?

FWIW, my shield settings are:
USB audio mode = Surround Sound 5.1
Surround Sound = Auto
HDMI 5.1 Audio (all streams played at as per...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-16-2017, 03:44 PM
Replies: 3,878
Views: 152,187
Posted By psuKinger
Speaking only for myself, Shield is basically...

Speaking only for myself, Shield is basically already doing this for me. It's replaced my cable box for live TV+DVR, my WDTV for local media playback, my Roku/Chromecast for streaming subscriptions,...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-16-2017, 08:43 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 782
Posted By psuKinger
Fair point. I can appreciate that... however, I...

Fair point. I can appreciate that... however, I do think you've overly-complicated the less-mass-market friendly Silicon Dust approach.

From what I understand, the minimum to install would be:...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-16-2017, 03:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 212
Posted By psuKinger
A wdtv live-SMP should work. I had one and used...

A wdtv live-SMP should work. I had one and used it for exactly this purpose for a couple years. I've since replaced it (glitching/freezing problems) with Nvidia Shield. It does it too (although if...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-16-2017, 12:47 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 782
Posted By psuKinger
Ask and ye shall receive: *FREE* Live TV and...

Ask and ye shall receive:

*FREE* Live TV and DVR solution coming to Android's LiveTV app... But only works, to my knowledge, if your tuners are "networked" via a SD HDHR device... So it's *free*...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-15-2017, 05:30 PM
Replies: 2,413
Views: 104,775
Posted By psuKinger
Yes. I have four, and have had my first one...

Yes.

I have four, and have had my first one for over a year as well, and FWIW I've never experienced this either.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-15-2017, 04:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 369
Posted By psuKinger
Like I said above, what I did isn't the cheapest...

Like I said above, what I did isn't the cheapest route, and you may be able to do what you want/need to do for far less. But this is what I did, and why I did it:

PC
First-ever build for me. ...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-15-2017, 03:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 369
Posted By psuKinger
I'm interested to hear those answers as well...

I'm interested to hear those answers as well...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-15-2017, 03:11 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 782
Posted By psuKinger
Is WMC "dead"? If your box is still working,...

Is WMC "dead"? If your box is still working, it's not dead for you... if your box dies tomorrow, unexpectedly, how much $$$ are you willing to pay to revive it or replace it? Or would you just...
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