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Old 11.04.2011, 17:43
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Can anyone recommend a good media centre set-up?

Hi all,

I am about to splash out and treat myself to an expensive set of surround sound speakers and a new reciever (See below if you're interested!)

I also have a 42" flat screen Samsung. The question now is how do I fill the gap with a component that can play my many Gigabytes of MP3 music and photos?

I have researched a lot but I cannot find a totally satisfactory solution. I would like ONE piece of kit that has a blu-ray player, adequate storage, preferably wi-fi enabled and can connect to my TV to act as the interface to all this.

Option 1: WD TV Live Hub Media Center 1TB - good but has no blu ray
Option 2: Playstation - Not enough storage
Option 3: Dedicated media PC with a blu ray player- big, pricey and probably overkill?

Is anybody else using a decent set-up that they would like to share with me!?

This is what I am buying:


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Old 11.04.2011, 17:57
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Re: Can anyone recommend a good media centre set-up?

I got one of these a year or two ago...still going fine does everything I need....


You will have to buy a USB IR to go with it if you want to use y remote with it...but that is not a problem..

Linked to normal TV and the original Yamaha Sound bar with a woof woof woofer..

Down side is that the zino is not easily upgraded...I now have it hard wired to the network instead of the wireless..but the wireless was not a problem.. just too slow..(that could be my router though)
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