media center

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    So...after 3 days of nonstop playing and fiddling here's the pros and cons: Setup: Altech node connected to Satellite and dsl via WIFI 1TB 2.5" External connected to 1000mAh usb port 2TB 3.5" External connected to 500mAh usb port BR-player connected to 1 of the 2 HDMI inputs HDMI output to TV...
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    Android MyGica ATV520E Media Centre [S]ale

    Android MyGica ATV520E Media Centre [S] Item name (be very descriptive): Android MyGica ATV520E Media Centre Age and condition: 8 Months Do you include packaging: Yes Warranty: Yes Reason for selling: Not using it any more Price: R850 Negotiable: No Location: Edenvale, Gauteng Shipping...
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    Home Media Server

    Hi, My old home PC is running out of steam currently but all it is used for these days is to lowland content and host my iTunes library. All my content is stored on a NAS device. As i connect to my content using my apple TVs. So what i need is a small, download server that can host my...
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    Use a Flirc on openelec?

    Hi, Does anyone know if a Flirc ( will work on Openelec without any setup or fiddling around with settings in openelec? Thanks
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    Smart TVs with DVB-T2

    Now that SABC is advertising the DTV switch-over, are there any Samrt TVs with DVB-T2 tuners, or is the only way to get it with a set top box? Also is anyone using a DVB-T2 tuner card with Windows Media Center?
  6. LazyLion

    Mele A1000 is a $70 hackable, Android powered Linux-friendly ARM-based PC
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    HP Proliant Microserver vs. Xstreamer Ultra

    I'm buying my technologically challenged sister a media player. After my recent disappointment with a packaged solution (AC Ryan) I'm considering a more high end solution. I use XBMC at home on an old P4 and as much as I like it, it does require a fair amount of debugging (probably hardware...
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    D-Link wireless streaming

    Hi I'd like to setup a media streaming server on my home network.The router I have is a D-Link DSL-2640U.I have an Xbox 360s console (built in wireless) and want to stream media from my PC to the Xbox 360s so I can view it on my TV.Does anyone know if this is possible via wireless or do I...
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    Netflix Player

    I've been playing around with netflix, it works, but the online player / quality is not that great... From what I've been reading, when you stream to another device it will play in HD. Anyone been able to get it to work out of Media Centre / Xbox360 / PS3?
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    Linux Element media center

    Hey guys, I was wondering if anyone could help me with this: I am currently building a media center (3.2ghz cpu, 2gb ram, nvidia fx5200, 1tb hdd). Very basic. Now I don't want to use windowz, I came across the linux element HTPC OS, installed on a virtual machine and I like it especially...
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    Media Center PC and Xbox 360 on same speakers?

    We have a Media Center PC, and an Xbox in the living room. Now, at the moment we have the 5.1 Logitech speaker setup (X540), and every time I want to play on the Xbox, I have to unplug the green jack from the PC, and into the Xbox with the supplied 3.5mm to RCA connector thingy. Is there a...
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    Windows Media Center Remote Control

    Hi there!! Can anyone please help me... I am looking for a new MCE Remote Control and Receiver looking like this one: Now I understand there is more versions of the Microsoft remote, so I was hoping someone can direct me to a store that has...
  13. xrapidx

    Windows Vista Media Center

    Thought I'd start a thread on VMC related topics for those wanting to discuss and share tips, most South African based forums seem dead when it comes to this. I've found a few things of interest, today being Themes :) Themes: Really easy to do, and provides an alternative to the old one...
  14. LazyLion

    Using Your Linux Computer As A Media Center