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  1. Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming
    Hey all, been a while since I visited AVS but I've always found amazing info here and it was instrumental in helping me get to my current setup which has been providing me with excellent entertainment for years. The deal is, I'm moving soon and I'm going to have a LOT less space, my gear is...
  2. Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming
    Hi all, I currently have a HP MediaSmart server which I'm having some trouble with. I think I need to start looking for a replacement and I'm having some trouble digesting all of this. I hope this post isn't too rambly, but I hope its good enough to bring some comments or suggestions. My...
  3. Home Theater Computers
    Ok, I didn't even put the total in the thread title to avoid being mocked...but perhaps some here like a REAL challenge. Ok, here's the scoop: I bought a Synology 412+ NAS a few months ago and I generally love it. But it simply is not up to the task of transcoding my 1080 BD rips to my...
  4. Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming
    Just wanted to share a little of my experience. I am in no way a computer or network guy and only do it as an (expensive) hobby. So my 412 showed up the other day NCIX along with 2 4TB Seagate HDs. The initial setup went fine. Everything is fairly automatic. Good. Then after some time and...
  5. Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming
    I want to get a media player and I have been sitting on the fence for a while now. I'm looking for a player that can play just about any format and one that I won't feel the need to upgrade constantly. I understand that the Dune players will play just about anything thrown at them and the...
  6. Receivers, Amps, and Processors
    Has anybody succeeded in getting their Onkyo receivers to play back from a network share using the "Home Media" option? I tried both my media server and a Synology DS412+ NAS, no go. I see the devices, but all I get is "No Item" when I select them. Sonos has no problem with the shares, both my...
  7. Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming
    Is there a media player that I can stream content from my synology server wirelessly? What do you recommend?
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