More then one?

Discussion in 'Apple TV and Home Theater' started by TXCraig, Jul 5, 2008.

  1. TXCraig macrumors 6502a


    Jul 2, 2007
    Houston, TX
    I love my 160 GB ATV but I would really like one in the bedroom. Any problems in installing more then one on the same iTunes account? Do rented movies go to both boxes? I was thinking about just getting a 40 GB for the bed room since it does just such a good job of moving the data around on its own.

    Is there anything I need to know?

  2. Kurfer macrumors regular


    Mar 13, 2008
    I have two, thinking about buying two more very soon. I only stream my library off a dedicated mac mini and no problems associated with that.
  3. Cave Man macrumors 604

    Cave Man

    Feb 12, 2007
    Neander Valley, Germany; just outside Duesseldorf
    Movies rented using an ATV remain on that ATV (i.e., you can't move it to another one). If you rent from iTunes on your computer, you can move it to either ATV so long as it's the same iTunes account.
  4. Rooskibar03 macrumors 65816


    Feb 5, 2007
    State of Denial
    I've got 3 of them running from one computer. Its a G wireless iMac so the speed is okay for 2 of them at a time, but me streaming to both at once is rare.

    I keep all the kids movies downstairs and my stuff up. Works great.

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