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A forum dedicated to devices that are digital media servers and content streamers and the networking that goes with it.

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Question about ethernet switch

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 21:52:20 GMT

One of the Ethernet ports on our router/modem went bad, so I ordered an Ethernet switch from Monoprice. Is it best to keep the current Ethernet...

kodi ds416play can't play original audio

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 11:21:10 GMT

im using himedia q10 pro as media player which uses KODI. i have no difficulty in playing my movie videos using an external usb drive. all plays in...

What's most reliable storage for traveling?

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 17:18:30 GMT

I travel and need a 1-to-2 tb usb hard drive to store movies and tv shows. I also have a Zappiti mini HD which I can plug the drive into. Any...

How do I know if I'm streaming at highest quality

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 15:19:51 GMT

I've been going back n forth b/w Spotify Premium (SP) and Tidal Hi Fi. I just realized my Cambridge CXN v2 doesn't yet support Tidal so I was used...

Sources for surround sound reference/demo clips on Apple TV?

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 23:08:33 GMT

I just recently updated the main components (AVR & SWs) of a 15+ year old surround sound system. Now I'm all giddy about wanting to play a bunch of...

Review: Roku Ultra 4K/UHD HDR Streamer

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 22:26:39 GMT

The Roku Ultra 4K/UHD HDR streamer is everything I've come to expect from Roku. The only things missing are Dolby Vision HDR and immersive audio. ...

Cambridge CXN v2 cannot figure out Tidal

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 14:53:44 GMT

Hi all. My Cambridge CXN v2 came in yesterday and I played around a bit. It went through about an hour of software updates. Once complete, I could...

Vudu, Apple or Amazon- Best Pic/Sound Quality?

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 00:59:02 GMT

I did some searching and didn't see this posted. Sorry if already be asked and explained. Based on picture quality and sound quality who offers...

Are downloaded YouTube music videos in 1080p better than CD quality...?

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 01:30:31 GMT

Are downloaded YouTube music videos in 1080p better than CD quality...?

Network Diagnostics? 2018 Router Recomendations?

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 20:47:30 GMT

My beloved Asus RT AC68U has started to flake on me, first with intermittent drops on the 2.4GHz band then recently after adding in a T-Mobile cell...

Upgrading to Shield for DTS X and Atmos?

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 23:54:21 GMT

I am kind of confused here. I did a lot of googling but didn't get a whole lot of information specific to my situation so I thought I'd ask the...

What device do I need to do...?

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 12:06:39 GMT

Apologies for the super basic question, but I do not know exactly the name of the device I am looking for. Effectively, I want a mini pc just...

Screen mirroring or Casting. Bandwidth requirements

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 11:34:39 GMT

Hi all Noobie question. For the same movie, let's say a 2GB 1080p movie, what does consume more bandwidth when projecting via wireless to a...

Epson 2150 - Wireless Projection

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 11:28:42 GMT

Hi All Noobie question regarding my wireless projection setup. Got an Epson 2150 projector I am connecting to my laptop via wireless. On...

Can't get youtube red on sony android tv

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 17:19:42 GMT

I am surprised to find there are no threads about this. I just purchased a 75" Sony Z9D TV and set everything up including the Google Android...