Originally Posted by mn_hokie
Can you fill me in on this NMT you have?
The NMT is basically a media player that has hardware decoding for DVD's, BluRays, etc. There are several different brands. Most of them offer an ethernet jack and USB jack for playing video streamed over a network or from a USB hard drive. Some, like mine, have internal connectors for a hard drive. The newer ones have HDMI 1.3 outputs, supporting 1080p video and TrueHD audio (among others). Mine has component video, coaxial digital audio, optical digital audio, and analog audio outputs as well.
Here is a pic:
When it's first set up, the GUI is pretty basic. With a little work, you can get one like this:
It takes a bit of setup time, but once it's going, it's great. Here's a forum with more info: http://www.networkedmediatank.com