Best way to set up my AppleTV 2?

Discussion in 'Apple TV and Home Theater' started by knuckleball, Dec 4, 2011.

  1. macrumors newbie


    Mar 24, 2009
    Halifax, NS

    For months now, I've had an array of different components that I'm hoping can come together to create a decent home theatre solution. Now that I have a bit of a break over the holidays, I'd really like to spend some time putting everything together.

    However, I'm not sure what the best setup would be. So, this is what I have:

    - AppleTV 2
    - MacMini (previous gen)
    - Time Capsule
    - 1 TB usb external HDD

    What would be the best way to set this up (willing to jailbreak the ATV), so that I can stream my growing digital movie/TV collection?
  2. macrumors member

    Jul 22, 2008
    Just hook up your HDD's to your mac mini and stream your iTunes library to your ATV. I have that same setup, just with a Mac Pro instead.

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