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Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-22-2013, 06:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 11,018
Posted By WinstonSmith
Hello, I have tried to do a lot of research...

Hello,

I have tried to do a lot of research and can't come up with an exact answer to my question.

I have a lot of movies and TV shows on my Win8 PC/server, and they are all in VIDEO_TS format...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-22-2013, 06:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,358
Posted By WinstonSmith
I have DriveBender and really haven't had any...

I have DriveBender and really haven't had any issues. It does what I want: pooling drives.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-08-2012, 07:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,633
Posted By WinstonSmith
If you're happy w/ the iTunes ecosystem and...

If you're happy w/ the iTunes ecosystem and music is really all you want to stream, I would recommend the Apple TV, too.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-06-2012, 07:25 AM
Replies: 3,118
Views: 273,912
Posted By WinstonSmith
Quote:Originally Posted by Chingu808...

Quote:Originally Posted by Chingu808 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21873839)

Well, a friend of mine purchased a ATV3 last week. But she was...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-06-2012, 07:23 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 45,029
Posted By WinstonSmith
Quote:Originally Posted by scubasteve2365...

Quote:Originally Posted by scubasteve2365 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21871275)

Depends on how you approach it. With multiple ATVs, then...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-05-2012, 12:51 PM
Replies: 3,118
Views: 273,912
Posted By WinstonSmith
Well, I decided to take the plunge and purchase...

Well, I decided to take the plunge and purchase and Apple TV (3) today.

I hooked it up to the TV that my wife watches most frequently. Easy to hook up, set up, and connected very easily to my...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-05-2012, 08:33 AM
Replies: 3,118
Views: 273,912
Posted By WinstonSmith
What's the best way to get meta data for videos...

What's the best way to get meta data for videos that I have ripped into iTunes visible on the AppleTV?
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-05-2012, 06:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 675
Posted By WinstonSmith
Quote:Originally Posted by chanc...

Quote:Originally Posted by chanc http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21870557)

For your use I would use a HP Proliant ML 110 G6. I have one and it...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-05-2012, 06:49 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 45,029
Posted By WinstonSmith
With that Apple whole-home audio system, can you...

With that Apple whole-home audio system, can you play different music in different zones?
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-04-2012, 07:54 PM
Replies: 3,118
Views: 273,912
Posted By WinstonSmith
Unfortunately, she doesn't have an iPad. I have...

Unfortunately, she doesn't have an iPad. I have one from work, but she'll have to use the included mini-remote.

Now, if I can just figure out how to best update my server to keep all these files...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-04-2012, 07:14 PM
Replies: 3,118
Views: 273,912
Posted By WinstonSmith
Thanks for confirming and the extra advice. I...

Thanks for confirming and the extra advice. I had thought that was what I would need to do, and that makes me feel better about buying it for her. I think it will make things much, much simpler!
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-04-2012, 06:52 PM
Replies: 3,118
Views: 273,912
Posted By WinstonSmith
Thinking of making the purchase for an AppleTV...

Thinking of making the purchase for an AppleTV (3) tomorrow morning for my wife to use in the TV room. Would be streaming movies I have ripped to a server. I realize the movies need to be in mp4...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-04-2012, 06:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 675
Posted By WinstonSmith
For several years now I have had an HP...

For several years now I have had an HP MediaSmart Home Server. Just like this one: http://www.amazon.com/HP-EX470-Media.../dp/B000UY1WSK...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-04-2012, 06:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 558
Posted By WinstonSmith
Since you want iTunes, I would recommend AppleTV.

Since you want iTunes, I would recommend AppleTV.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-04-2012, 06:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 617
Posted By WinstonSmith
Sorry, I can't help, but I have a similar set up...

Sorry, I can't help, but I have a similar set up and I"m wondering if that mp4 file would additionally play on an Apple TV.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-29-2012, 10:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 985
Posted By WinstonSmith
Mayhem, did you jailbreak your appletv?

Mayhem, did you jailbreak your appletv?
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-29-2012, 07:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,850
Posted By WinstonSmith
Opentoe and kneedragger, thanks for the advice....

Opentoe and kneedragger, thanks for the advice. A couple of questions.

How easily can I get MKV's to play in Windows Media Center?

Will mkv's allow chapter navigation?

Last one, how do I...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-28-2012, 10:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,850
Posted By WinstonSmith
I need some advice on ripping DVDs to be played...

I need some advice on ripping DVDs to be played in my home system set up.

I have previously been ripping all my standard DVDs through DVD Fab and kept the disc's file structure, with AudioTS and...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   12-29-2011, 02:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 794
Posted By WinstonSmith
Hello, I am both happy and sad to be asking...

Hello,

I am both happy and sad to be asking for help on this. For over three years I have had an HP EX475 Windows Home Server set up in my house. It has essentially been used to store music,...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-29-2011, 02:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,874
Posted By WinstonSmith
Hello, I am both happy and sad to be asking...

Hello,

I am both happy and sad to be asking for help on this. For over three years I have had an HP EX475 Windows Home Server set up in my house. It has essentially been used to store music,...
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   07-15-2011, 03:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,948
Posted By WinstonSmith
Quote: Originally Posted by Martycool007...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Martycool007 http://images.avsforum.com/avs-/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-15-2011, 02:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,167
Posted By WinstonSmith
I feel dumb admitting this, but I don't know...

I feel dumb admitting this, but I don't know what you mean.

Does that mean the Sherwood would or wouldn't work for the purpose I described?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-15-2011, 08:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,167
Posted By WinstonSmith
Would something like the Sherwood RX5502 work as...

Would something like the Sherwood RX5502 work as the 2nd, "multi zone amplifier?"http://www.sherwoodusa.com/prod_rx5502.html#
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-14-2011, 09:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,167
Posted By WinstonSmith
Schan, or anyone else? I'm about ready to...

Schan, or anyone else?

I'm about ready to pull the trigger.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-13-2011, 01:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,167
Posted By WinstonSmith
Quote:Originally Posted by schan1269...

Quote:Originally Posted by schan1269 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/20690020)

Your best bet for the outdoor speakers is to connect them to a...
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