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Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   08-23-2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 68
Posted By malaugh
The most popular are standalone units are grace...

The most popular are standalone units are grace and Sangean. They both do a good job. Another option is a Zettaly Avy Android speaker. I just bought one of theses and I really like it. The sound...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   08-23-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 84
Posted By malaugh
If you just need the one port, the easiest way is...

If you just need the one port, the easiest way is to get a power line extender, just plug the Ethernet cable in to the extender, the extender into the wall, ad do the same at the other end. a popular...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   08-17-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 801
Posted By malaugh
I too have been looking replacing my Google TV...

I too have been looking replacing my Google TV box. I almost decided on an Android player (Minix, G-Box etc) but reading the reviews there was always something they would not do, so I waited and...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-17-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 122
Posted By malaugh
Get a new power supply

Replacement power supplies are available in Amazon, and are easy to install.

My HP Mediasmart did the same thing, and the new PSU fixed it. It ran for another 2 years, but now its dead, will...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   06-21-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,136
Posted By malaugh
On the lookout for a Kodi box myself. I am...

On the lookout for a Kodi box myself. I am leaning towards one of the new NUC style PCs, since all the Kodi plug-ins are pretty much guaranteed to work if they are running under windows, and Neflix,...
Forum: Headphones   04-05-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 294
Posted By malaugh
I first tried the meelectonics metro 2 earbuds,...

I first tried the meelectonics metro 2 earbuds, but the bluetoooth range was poor so i returned them and got the jaybird bluebuds I have had then for 3 months now and have been happy with them. ...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-12-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 767
Posted By malaugh
Quote:Originally Posted by kevin...

Quote:Originally Posted by kevin g. http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1526506/media-server-that-does-it-all#post_24594562)

I have an HP Proliant N40L...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-12-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 767
Posted By malaugh
Do you have Plex installed on your Synology...

Do you have Plex installed on your Synology DS214+ ? How does in handle transcoding? Plex has a compatibility list for NAS devices. According to the list this NAS has an Atom CPU and can only...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-09-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 767
Posted By malaugh
Yes I have Plex installed on my Mediasmart...

Yes I have Plex installed on my Mediasmart Server. I had to fiddle around to get it to work. The problem was the installer on WHS is out of date. I found this message on the Plex orum
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Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-08-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 767
Posted By malaugh
My server came with Twonky its OK, but honestly...

My server came with Twonky its OK, but honestly straight DLNA/UPNP makes a poor user experience. I would highly recommend Plex. What will you be using for the renderer on the TV side? Roku has a...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-08-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 767
Posted By malaugh
Not much to go by here. How much storage do...

Not much to go by here.

How much storage do you need?
Do you want a turnkey system?

I am looking into this myself. I currently have a HP MediaSmart server, which is getting pretty old.

I...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-31-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 388
Posted By malaugh
A Squeezebox system maybe? Run Squeezebox...

A Squeezebox system maybe?

Run Squeezebox server on the Mac - https://www.macupdate.com/app/mac/8973/squeezebox-server
Run Squeezeplay on the PC. -...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-14-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 758
Posted By malaugh
Seems like there are a lot of options: Roku...

Seems like there are a lot of options:

Roku 3 running Plex - about $100
Google TV running Plex - about $130 (Sony NSZ-GS7)
Gbox Midnight running XBMC

I use the Sony NSZ-GS7 running Plex,...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-11-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,127
Posted By malaugh
Been looking at the same type of thing myself. I...

Been looking at the same type of thing myself. I have a server (an ancient HP Mediasmart running windows home server). that runs Plex for the TV and SqueezeCenter for the music player. I like this...
Forum: Portable A/V   05-12-2013, 05:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 473
Posted By malaugh
Look at the sansa clip zip or the fuze. The clip...

Look at the sansa clip zip or the fuze. The clip zip is great, really small, supports fllac an many other formats. Shows album art. and sounds good, for about half the price of an ipod
Forum: Portable A/V   10-23-2012, 12:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 535
Posted By malaugh
I use a phone (Sony Xperia) as my MP3 player,...

I use a phone (Sony Xperia) as my MP3 player, replacing my old Sansa Clip. I am very satisfied. I have poweramp, which is a great app. I also have a nice pair of headphones, and to my ear the phone...
Forum: Portable A/V   09-27-2012, 01:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 646
Posted By malaugh
MP3 Gain is the way to go. See...

MP3 Gain is the way to go. See http://mp3gain.sourceforge.net/
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-30-2012, 12:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 27,428
Posted By malaugh
For in-wall speakers, Sonos have the Sonos...

For in-wall speakers, Sonos have the Sonos Connect, you hook that up to a regular amplifier, and driver the speakers with the amplifier. With sqeezebox you do the same thing with a Squeezebox touch.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-21-2012, 09:58 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 27,428
Posted By malaugh
You are going in the wrong direction here. If...

You are going in the wrong direction here. If you will not be able to get DLNA to do what you want to do As you have discovered there are no reasonable options for a renderer, and DLNA does not...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-19-2012, 08:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 309
Posted By malaugh
You could try the squeezebox or Sonos. I have a...

You could try the squeezebox or Sonos. I have a squeezebox duet, which comes with a remote, but you can also get a free squeezebox remote app from google market, it allows you to browse through the...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-18-2012, 05:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 511
Posted By malaugh
Its the second part of the solution. the first...

Its the second part of the solution. the first part is "where do I store my music?" The second part is " how do i get the music from my storage to my stereo?" The squeezebox connects to the LAN on...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-18-2012, 12:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 511
Posted By malaugh
The best solution is to have both the streamer...

The best solution is to have both the streamer and the NAS. If you only need to stream to one place, I would recommend something like my system. I have a HP smartserver NAS box to store all the...
Forum: Portable A/V   06-24-2012, 10:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,321
Posted By malaugh
LPCM is the digital standard used on CDs. Best...

LPCM is the digital standard used on CDs. Best quality, but uses a lot of storage. mp3 is a compressed format so it uses less storage but the less quality. Use LPCM if you need best quality, and...
Forum: Portable A/V   04-29-2012, 04:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 12,341
Posted By malaugh
A lot of the newer players have a micro sd card...

A lot of the newer players have a micro sd card slot. Not quite the 1tb you are looking for , but 64 GB cards are becoming available. I think the standalone mp3 player is going away anyway, now that...
Forum: Portable A/V   02-09-2012, 07:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,008
Posted By malaugh
Buy a phone. I have a Sony Erricsson Xperia mini...

Buy a phone. I have a Sony Erricsson Xperia mini pro, which is now my daily mp3 player. used to use a sansa clip, but if you are carrying a phone anyway, why have two devices. You can get prepaid...
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