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Home Theater Systems - Designs, Products, Tips and Info
An SI Board Since April 2014
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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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320PlexAmp forums.plex.tvDon Green-September 10
319I have mind done via vendor on Ebay, maybe 3 years ago 256G, but somehow the CarDon Green-September 10
318I'll use the iFlash website for all things iPod upgrading.J.F. Sebastian-September 10
317Thanks Don. The horsepower is mainly needed for encoding, where a Core i5 or beJ.F. Sebastian-September 10
316JF Be careful on which upgrade path you choose. Some are much better and more Don Green-September 10
315Hi Don, True that. SSDs are great for eliminating noise. Putting one in old MacJ.F. Sebastian-September 10
314J.F. You mentioned you like Synology hardware so this might interest you, appDon Green1September 10
313J.F. I have considered SSD drives in the future but not for speed which for meDon Green1September 10
312User "eldereko" at that link seems to indicate little speed savings byJ.F. Sebastian-September 9
311PLEX. Metadata reddit.comDon Green-September 9
310What Is Plex and How Does It Work? [graphic] [graphic] Find out if Plex isDon Green1September 8
309Eventually I plan to have a large-ish (15-20 TB) Synology RAID 6 or RAID 10 arraDon Green1September 8
308As a Mac user, I've been partial to Synology NAS setups, as I understand theJ.F. Sebastian-September 8
307J.F. I would say I had to correct data 1 out of 2000 files est. It does a grDon Green-September 8
306As I recall, Plex will "scrape" the metadata for particular titles basJ.F. Sebastian-September 8
305Over the last 2 years I set up and loaded my NAS media system. It has been a verDon Green-September 7
304 When you upgrade to the paid version of Plex you able to add extra media contenDon Green1September 7
303Another option for Plex 9to5mac.comDon Green1September 7
302To celebrate its 8th birthday, Plex is offering customers an $88 Lifetime Plex Don Green1August 28
301NextGen TV Could Beam Cable-Style TV to Your Antenna, But You'll Have to PayDon Green-August 28
300Don, thank you for posting that. How have you found the capabilities of Plex foJ.F. Sebastian-August 26
299Best NAS for PLEX 2020 The best network attached storage (NAS) for Plex lets yoDon Green1August 26
298Thanks. That's a bit irritating! Oh well, will have to settle for coaxial Elroy-August 21
297According to the manual for the DE-615 I found online, that model does not have J.F. Sebastian-August 21
296Well, I am a happy camper. I bought a bluetooth device from Best Buy that has bElroy-August 17
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