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We're renting and 3 blokes so we're just opting for the cat5/cat6 behind shit and under rugs and stuff.

It's pretty obvious that we don't have +1's staying over much. haha

lol totes - we have 2 lounge rooms. One for pcs, the other for the TV.
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POE plugs ftmfw (if your place doesn't have shitty electrical wiring)

Holy shit. I had no idea that those even existed. That's fantastic!
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Holy shit. I had no idea that those even existed. That's fantastic!

Agreed, this has been the best day of my life.
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Holy shit. I had no idea that those even existed. That's fantastic!

and hope everything that you want to connect is on the same power phase
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I actually checked how much 2nd hand brocade switches were on ebay because of this thread to see how much it would cost me to have a home SAN

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Just move into a new unit. They are wired up. FTTH, everything room can be wired into the router.
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EoP is boss. I've been running some NetComm kit I got from JB for months now with no issues at all. HD streaming works a treat and the server is linked to the router through the EoP link rather than direct to my router. Not the most ideal setup but works perfectly regardless.

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Okay - this is making my eye twitch - PoE is Power over Ethernet. What you ****s are talking about ie EoP (Ethernet over Powerline)

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Okay - this is making my eye twitch - PoE is Power over Ethernet. What you ****s are talking about ie EoP (Ethernet over Powerline)

I was waiting for that

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Okay - this is making my eye twitch - PoE is Power over Ethernet. What you ****s are talking about ie EoP (Ethernet over Powerline)

Right you are wikibot, I guess I've only called them that after seeing them mis-labeled/categorised in online stores.

Wait a sec whilst I go back and edit my posts to ease your network sperging datacenter neckbeard eye twitch.


Hey look, tplink do Gigabit* plugs now too.

http://www.tp-link.com/en/products/d...el=TL-PA511KIT

*by gigabit they mean 500mbps
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what speed you got quimby?

30 Mbs down, ping of 5ms
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I doubt anybody on this forum lives in a house with 90 meters distance from their router at any point.

You reckon?

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I actually checked how much 2nd hand brocade switches were on ebay because of this thread to see how much it would cost me to have a home SAN

OTT ITT.

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As an aside, how does the WDTV live handle seeking (fast forwarding) through HD media in MKV containers when streaming off a network share? We all know that a media player off PS3MS sucks absolute balls.

Does the WDTV stand up to this?
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It works, but is not great. The older wdtv live actually have some of the same issues with the newer mkv spec that TSMuxer does with PS3MediaServer.

It won't shitout because it isn't remuxing on the fly though.
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Laptop does the job (poorly) at the moment

I'm assuming you already thought of this, but if your laptop has HDMI out, just plug it into the tv for an instant media centre.
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The main problem with the cheaper media boxes is the slow/shitty UI and lack of glorious Bluetooth remote.

When I first saw the ps3 had a Bluetooth remote, I thought it was stupid. Now I get annoyed by all non Bluetooth remotes.
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I'm assuming you already thought of this, but if your laptop has HDMI out, just plug it into the tv for an instant media centre.


Laptop down through the HDMI cable into the TV? Bism definitely would never have thought of that.
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Neh, that doesn't fit into my worldview. I might as well just watch shit on the laptop if that's the solution.

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Note: I've decided I'm going to purchase on of those WD Boxo El Magico things.
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Hmm, wonder if this android based tv box ($149) could handle 1080p alright.. might be another option to consider bism.

http://www.kogan.com/au/buy/smart-tv-android-agora-aca/



spergers elaborating more on it here:

http://forums.whirlpool.net.au/archive/1679399

Doesn't seem to have wireless N, so you'd probably definitely want some kind of ethernet connection.
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there's a whole bunch of similar generic droid devices on dealextreme, they claim 1080p... range down to $80, and from the comments i remember there is some huge performance leap between 2.2 and 2.3
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look, i know it's apple and basically fuck apple, but i have to admit the user interface of the apple TV is very nice.

I prefer the interface before they updated when the 1080p model was released. Icons in the latest update are a bit too retro/blocky for my liking. Might appeal to Gruso though.
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Eeeeeev'ryone thinks they know what Gruso wants.

Eeeeeev'ryone is right.

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Eeeeeev'ryone thinks they know what Gruso wants.

Old, crappy technology that still wows my parents

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Hmm, wonder if this android based tv box ($149) could handle 1080p alright.. might be another option to consider bism.

http://www.kogan.com/au/buy/smart-tv-android-agora-aca/



spergers elaborating more on it here:

http://forums.whirlpool.net.au/archive/1679399

Doesn't seem to have wireless N, so you'd probably definitely want some kind of ethernet connection.

y'know i'm thinking this thing here gru mentioned in the android thread could be viable for this. probably doesn't fit bism's specs but wouldn't be the worst option

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The main problem with the cheaper media boxes is the slow/shitty UI and lack of glorious Bluetooth remote.

When I first saw the ps3 had a Bluetooth remote, I thought it was stupid. Now I get annoyed by all non Bluetooth remotes.

I fucking love the PS3 remote. The only problem is when you sit on it accidentally, it will always turn your console on when you don't want it to.
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y'know i'm thinking this thing here gru mentioned in the android thread could be viable for this. probably doesn't fit bism's specs but wouldn't be the worst option

Yeah my telephone plays mp4.
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should just use the TV out on that then

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bought a WDTV Live on monday. Easy as to set up, as long as you have sharing done correctly on your computer itll connect up with no problems (i didnt so took me a while to get it going, had some other underlying issues on my computer) but after that i can now watch anything off my computer easy as pie.
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bought a WDTV Live on monday. Easy as to set up, as long as you have sharing done correctly on your computer itll connect up with no problems (i didnt so took me a while to get it going, had some other underlying issues on my computer) but after that i can now watch anything off my computer easy as pie.
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Apple TV:
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2. Enable iTunes Home Sharing on Apple TV and enter iTunes username and password when prompted

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Oh good, iTunes.
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lol itunes is rubbish though.

my problem was from an old virus that corrupted some reg files like 6 months ago.
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Windows 7:

1. Open WMP and make sure your video folder is included in the library
2. Close WMP and never open that shit again
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I fucking love the PS3 remote. The only problem is when you sit on it accidentally, it will always turn your console on when you don't want it to.

Haha i know that feel. Shits me to no end, then I have to get up and turn the **** off.
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then I have to get up and turn the **** off.

long press the PS button -> turn off the system

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Bought me a WDTV Live.

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Apple TV:
1. Enable iTunes Home Sharing in iTunes and enter iTunes username and password when prompted
2. Enable iTunes Home Sharing on Apple TV and enter iTunes username and password when prompted

Try to play an MKV or AVI and you are shit out of luck
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lol do they seriously not play them?
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lol do they seriously not play them?

AppleTV can't play AVI or MKV without jailbreaking, and for a jailbroken Apple TV, refer to Gruso's post earlier in this thread for how good that is
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Try to play an MKV or AVI and you are shit out of luck

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arent we talking about playing this stuff on your tv using a media player?
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A mac mini is a much better option for a HTPC then AppleTV

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Eh... my gay friend that works in IT recommended them to me

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Not even I think that's a good idea.
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