I have been using Popbox 3Ds with YAMJ/Eversion and just got a V8. With the 3Ds, on some whole disc blu-ray rips, I could use the menus, while the V8 only seems to do main movie. Is that correct for the V8 or am I doing it wrong?
The switch thing has been around for a while on various boxes, but it doesn't seem like there are a lot of reports of people trying to add extra switches to the mix. When I went from the WNHDE111 bridge to the R6300s for my Popbox 3Ds, the playback went bad. Fortunately I remembered reading about it, and put Trendnet TEG-S80Gs (the 8 port gigabit switches that always seem to be on sale somewhere) between the R6300s and the Popboxes. As soon as I did that, they played the...
I'm using the NV+ and Duo v2s and get 50-55MB writing to them from my desktop and about 90MB writing from them to the desktop. I'm using them to feed some Popbox 3Ds. Since I got the Netgear R6300s to use as router and bridges, I have been able to stream straight blu-ray rips to the bedroom and living room at the same time. If I get a chance tonight, I will throw in the one in the computer room (wired) as well and see how three goes but I expect it will be fine.
You can get the various firmwares from Argosyusa's website, but I don't know what happens if you use the R1 firmware on the older models. I've emailed Argosy's support a few times and got quick replies so it might be worth a shot to ask them about it.
Against my better judgment, I tried to order from Fry's. The order doesn't seem to have gone through, but at least they hit my credit card nine times... What a shame they didn't go with Amazon, especially during the Christmas shopping season and the release of the WNHDB3004.