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Home Theater Systems - Designs, Products, Tips and Info
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Emcee:  J.F. Sebastian Type:  Moderated
This thread is for discussion of home theater systems. Tips, tricks, reviews, and advice are all welcome here.

Please post here if you are interested in setting up a home theater, need guidance, have advice to give or have equipment recommendations.

It will also incorporate discussion of stereo receivers, TVs, cable/satellite TV services, streaming services, computers, home networks, servers, network attached storage (NAS) devices, routers, switches and anything else pertaining to setup and use of a comprehensive home theater system.

Note: This is a non-political discussion thread! Violations of this policy will result in warnings and bans, if necessary. There are many places on Silicon Investor to discuss politics –– this will not be one of them.

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325I have not used Peacock yet as I already have so much to watch vial the other stJ.F. Sebastian-11/10/2020
324JF Yes that is a work around but we shouldn't have to deal with that. I Don Green-11/10/2020
323Thank you for posting that and keeping us informed. I rarely used Xfinity'sJ.F. Sebastian111/10/2020
322I just received a letter from Comcast that states in June 2019 the OnDemand app Don Green-11/10/2020
321Comcast, TiVo call truce By Chris Forrester November 10, 2020 dg>>> GDon Green111/10/2020
320PlexAmp forums.plex.tvDon Green-9/10/2020
319I have mind done via vendor on Ebay, maybe 3 years ago 256G, but somehow the CarDon Green-9/10/2020
318I'll use the iFlash website for all things iPod upgrading.J.F. Sebastian-9/10/2020
317Thanks Don. The horsepower is mainly needed for encoding, where a Core i5 or beJ.F. Sebastian-9/10/2020
316JF Be careful on which upgrade path you choose. Some are much better and more Don Green-9/10/2020
315Hi Don, True that. SSDs are great for eliminating noise. Putting one in old MacJ.F. Sebastian-9/10/2020
314J.F. You mentioned you like Synology hardware so this might interest you, appDon Green19/10/2020
313J.F. I have considered SSD drives in the future but not for speed which for meDon Green19/10/2020
312User "eldereko" at that link seems to indicate little speed savings byJ.F. Sebastian-9/9/2020
311PLEX. Metadata reddit.comDon Green-9/9/2020
310What Is Plex and How Does It Work? [graphic] [graphic] Find out if Plex isDon Green19/8/2020
309Eventually I plan to have a large-ish (15-20 TB) Synology RAID 6 or RAID 10 arraDon Green19/8/2020
308As a Mac user, I've been partial to Synology NAS setups, as I understand theJ.F. Sebastian-9/8/2020
307J.F. I would say I had to correct data 1 out of 2000 files est. It does a grDon Green-9/8/2020
306As I recall, Plex will "scrape" the metadata for particular titles basJ.F. Sebastian-9/8/2020
305Over the last 2 years I set up and loaded my NAS media system. It has been a verDon Green-9/7/2020
304 When you upgrade to the paid version of Plex you able to add extra media contenDon Green19/7/2020
303Another option for Plex 9to5mac.comDon Green19/7/2020
302To celebrate its 8th birthday, Plex is offering customers an $88 Lifetime Plex Don Green18/28/2020
301NextGen TV Could Beam Cable-Style TV to Your Antenna, But You'll Have to PayDon Green-8/28/2020
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