|Jul 29, 2012, 03:10 PM||#1|
What's the best setup for me?
I want to be able to watch dvds/blurays and also buy/rent stuff from itunes, so what's the best setup?
Option 1: Apple TV
This is probably the cheapest option, but could there be bandwith problems streaming 1080p over wifi?
Also, I would have to rip my dvds/blurays to a format compatible with itunes. How much of a quality loss will that be and will the ripped movies stream without problems via wifi?
Bought stuff from itunes shouldn't be a problem though, right?
Option 2: MacMini & external HD and bluray drive
More expensive, but could be connected to TV via HDMI so no wifi issues.
I can rip my dvds/blurays to any format and I wouldn't be depending on itunes.
Also, if I buy a Tv show from itunes which is DRM protected (or isn't there any drm?) does it mean I cannot copy the files and use them in plex or any other media center software?
Would you agree that the only downside of option 2 is the price?
|Thread Tools||Search this Thread|
|thread||Thread Starter||Forum||Replies||Last Post|
|New Airport Extreme Setup - Wireless or Wired For Out-Of-Box Setup?||crellion||Mac Peripherals||4||Aug 16, 2013 12:41 PM|
|My RMBP Gaming setup + "3" monitor Setup!||Zeov||MacBook Pro||12||Jan 17, 2013 10:25 AM|
|Help with new setup||robd54||Buying Tips and Advice||3||Sep 4, 2012 03:21 PM|
|Need Some Setup Help...||JoelBC||iPad Tips, Help and Troubleshooting||9||Jul 2, 2012 06:24 PM|
|In for a sub-$400 hi-fi digital setup, opinion on proposed setup?||Prodo123||Digital Audio||2||Jun 24, 2012 06:49 PM|
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:23 AM.