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Old 03-01-2013, 09:29 PM   #21
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Got some upgrades today.

I bought a 32gb Solid State HD from eBay new for $34. I had to update its fw but that was easy. I cloned the mini HD then swapped in the SSD. I also enabled trim with a free utility. The OS only uses 7GB.

I also got a new external hard drive using a Home Shopping Network credit I had from an unwanted Xmas gift. So I cloned the media drive to that and swapped.

I guess I'm done apart from adding music.

Someday I may get an external DAC to try to go to the next level.

Currently listening,...love it, love it.

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Old 03-01-2013, 09:33 PM   #22
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Got some upgrades today.

I bought a 32gb Solid State HD from eBay new for $34. I had to update its fw but that was easy. I cloned the mini HD then swapped in the SSD. I also enabled trim with a free utility. The OS only uses 7GB.

I also got a new external hard drive using a Home Shopping Network credit I had from an unwanted Xmas gift. So I cloned the media drive to that and swapped.

I guess I'm done apart from adding music.

Someday I may get an external DAC to try to go to the next level.

Currently listening,...love it, love it.

-Brian
Nice man, nice. Yep it's a great way of listening to music and have access everywhere.
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Old 03-02-2013, 03:22 AM   #23
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Nice man, nice. Yep it's a great way of listening to music and have access everywhere.
Ditto!!!!
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Old 03-02-2013, 01:27 PM   #24
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I have recently purchased a Mac mini to run as music server. Just now getting it setup and will hopefully be hooked up to my system by next weekend.
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Old 03-02-2013, 01:50 PM   #25
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I have recently purchased a Mac mini to run as music server. Just now getting it setup and will hopefully be hooked up to my system by next weekend.
Welcome to the computer audio fold - I'm sure you'll love it! Get bit perfect for your Mac or if you're really ready Channel D Pure Music!
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Old 03-02-2013, 05:42 PM   #26
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I think I have my external HD set up as my iTunes library. Should know in a little bit.
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Old 03-02-2013, 07:16 PM   #27
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Can not find original file. WTF?
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Old 03-02-2013, 07:47 PM   #28
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Can not find original file. WTF?
It's working! Now I need album cover art work. Does it add that automatically if iTunes has it?
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Old 03-02-2013, 09:35 PM   #29
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iTunes can often find album artwork.

Sometimes you need to go find the art if iTunes can't.

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iTunes can often find album artwork.

Sometimes you need to go find the art if iTunes can't.

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Do you use Plex?
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Do you use Plex?
I use JRiver. I understand that Plex is compatible with MAC, Windows, and linux computers. Both have a 10 foot interface, JRiver s a mature product under Windows but still in Alpha version for Mac. What do you want do do with it?

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Old 03-03-2013, 10:55 PM   #32
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I use JRiver. I understand that Plex is compatible with MAC, Windows, and linux computers. Both have a 10 foot interface, JRiver s a mature product under Windows but still in Alpha version for Mac. What do you want do do with it?
Honestly I don't know. that was why I was asking, to see what it does. This is very new to me and trying to learn some before I invest anymore money.

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Old 03-04-2013, 03:40 AM   #33
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Honestly I don't know. that was why I was asking, to see what it does. This is very new to me and trying to learn some before I invest anymore money.
On the music server end it's very similar to JRiver and Pure Music. I'm a Windows person myself and I use gizmo and JRiver to stream via DLNA to my phone, WD-Live, and other network enabled devices.
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Do you use Plex?
I don't use plex.

I did check it out at some point.
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No sound via hdmi through my Anthem. I do have video. Now what?
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No sound via hdmi through my Anthem. I do have video. Now what?
I replied to your other thread.

Your avr settings could also be the issue.
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BitPerfect is now downloaded. I'm not sure but the lower res files seem to sound better. Maybe I just want them to.
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