What other media playing device do you have connected to the tv?

Discussion in 'Apple TV and Home Theater' started by Che Castro, May 11, 2011.

  1. Che Castro macrumors 603

    May 21, 2009
    Ps3,wii,wd tv,xbox,roku


    How many devices do you guys have
  2. reebzor macrumors 6502a


    Jul 18, 2008
    Philadelphia, PA
    On my main tv I have a Mac mini, Xbox 360, cable box and a dvd player. My bedroom tv only has a cable box and AppleTV
  3. WildGuess macrumors regular

    Apr 29, 2010
    Roku, Vudu 1TB, Vudu 256GB, Sony 3d blue ray DVD, LG blue ray. Disc players play different web "channels".
  4. OllyW Moderator


    Staff Member

    Oct 11, 2005
    The Black Country, England
    Humax Freeview PVR, Sharp Blu-ray, 160GB Apple TV, Toshiba DVD player and Virgin Media cable box.
  5. Bozley0621 macrumors 6502

    Mar 25, 2009
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  7. KevinC867 macrumors 6502a

    Jun 8, 2007
    Saratoga, CA
    DirecTV DVR, Blu-Ray, AppleTV1, AppleTV2, WDTV Live, Roku, and even a LaserDisc player. ;)
  8. Panch0 macrumors 6502a

    Feb 23, 2010

    I still have my ATV1 (patched with ATVFlash) connected, but I don't use it any more.
    Sold the PS/3 when ATV2 arrived - I was just using it for Netflix.

    Next time I buy a TV, I'll try to get one that supports DLNA and maybe Amazon's Video on Demand. Every now and then I consider a Roku, but I always seem to be able to find something to watch on the ATV2, so there's not much of an incentive to have more...
  9. radicalcentrist macrumors member

    Dec 10, 2008
    Portland, OR
    TiVO Premiere, Samsung Blu-ray, and my 13" MBA which uses Plex (the media lives on a 2TB Seagate that is plugged in to the MBA when in use).

    Other than the new MBA not having an IR receiver, the MBA/Seage work well for Plex. I set up both my wife and my maxed-out MBAs with Plex and directed the media server to look for the Seagate 2TB drive. While it means that you're not totally synced on watched/unwatched, it means that whomever is home can just plug, run Plex and watch whatever they want.

    That set up will work until the ATV supports local storage through the USB.
  10. SAIRUS macrumors 6502a

    Aug 21, 2008
    Home theater:
    PS3, Onkyo 606 (with speakers :)), Comcast HD (switching to dish soon)

    LG blu ray player, AppleTV, cable (HD locals only)

    I do tend to plug the Macbook into the TVs when needed. Great for Hulu.
    I have some old DVD players plugged into other older TVs in the house.
    Sometimes I do use the video out on the iPhone when needed, but not much.
    We do have some music and movies ripped to a hard drive and stream them to the PS3.

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