1. Tricky-Ricky

    Hisense and Plex issue?

    Just taken delivery of a Hisense 43 AE7400FTUK and set up and now finding that running the plex app it will keep pausing when streaming a movie stored on a NAS the Plex settings are the same as the other TVs on the local network yet its the only TV that is having problems the other 2014 and...
  2. I

    Sony KD-55AG8 with QNAP NAS - VLC vs Plex Query

    Equipment set-up is as follows : Sony KD-55AG8 TV, connected to home network via wi-fi. (It would be easy for me to run a LAN cable from router to TV if necessary). Vodafone 500Mbps Gigafast broadband with Vodafone router. QNAP TS-453A NAS 2x3TB RAID 1 connected to router. The Sony TV accesses...
  3. G

    LG B8 + Nvidia Shield streaming TrueHD on Plex + Sonos Arc = Atmos?

    Hello, So, the LG B8 does not have eARC, so sending lossless TrueHD with Atmos is not a possibility, but sending Dolby Digital+ with Atmos via the HDMI ARC is. Setup: Nvidia Shield Pro connected via HDMI to LG B8. Sonos Arc connected to LG B8 via HDMI ARC Is the LG B8 able to receive via...
  4. Kailash

    Plex for Synology, need old version SPK

    hi does anyone have an older version of Plex? it will be an .SPK file named similar to this PlexMediaServer- i've tried to install the latest version 2935 but it's not running. i need to roll back to ver 2902 or before thanks
  5. mambo1888

    Question NAS for Plex advice

    Hey folks looking for a bit of advice, I just ordered a 8TB Seagate IronWolf drive and was going to stick it in my gaming PC to store movies and music etc for Plex. What are the key benefits to using a NAS compared to storing the HDD in my PC? I have an Nvidia Sheild TV coming to be used as the...
  6. topgazza

    Nvidia Shield 2019 Vs Amazon Cube 4k for Plex

    I have my movies on a usb RAID external drive attached to my iMac and it streams movies great over my LAN to my TV via a firestick 4k. Now, this all works fine and I should leave well alone I know but I like to try new things. So should I go for the Shield 2019, cigar shaped or the Fire Cube ...
  7. REJI

    Question Plex not working

    I seem to have lost the use of Plex on all my iOS devices For my personal films. Android for the moment seems fine is anyone else having issues ? Or if there’s a discussion on another thread someone would be kind enough to point me in the right direction
  8. sykotik

    Netgear readynas (RN102) Plex "sever not powerful enough"

    I have this NAS Netgear RN102 and while using Plex , ( through my tv, Roku or PS4 pro ) and i keep getting the following message "Server not powerful enough" or it will just buffer all the time , im trying to play my rips of blurays ( MKV H.264) files I have tried changing the local quality...
  9. ahaydock

    Question Atmos via Plex or Similar?

    I have a new Atmos AVR (Arcam AVR550) arriving today and have a bunch of films with Atmos that I was going to use via Plex. I have read various things whether Plex can handle it or not. Can anyone confirm? If not what is the best way to watch these so I can enjoy Atmos? All my equipment is in...
  10. bubblegum57

    Bargain Plex Lifetime Pass £79.16

    Just found this on hot uk deals
  11. vv83

    Using built in LG Plex and Netflix apps will not pass DD+ to my Denon

    Hey all, so I recently competed my first home theater project. Starting to wish I went a bit more on my reciever but hoping I can get it to work. So my current setup is the Denon S540BT with 5 speakers and 1 sub. I’m using my LG B9 with built in apps for playing movies and TV shows on plex and...
  12. M

    43" UHD recommendations - Freesat, Netflix, Plex, iPlayer, Sport c.£500

    Hi all, in a bit of a dilemma at the moment - I am picking a TV for someone else here that I am giving as a gift so my usual criteria is out the window. Basically my brother in law is having a hard time with covid ongoing (recently self employed = no government handout, his wife had a stroke a...
  13. chenks

    Question soundbar options for sony tv/nvidia shield

    i'm in the market for a soundbar (seperate amp/speakers not really an option for the room). current TV is a Sony KD-43XD8305, bluray player is BDP-S6700. the TV runs Android TV and content is mainly played from Plex (i have my own plex server), Netflix, and Virgin Cable. the content i have in...
  14. xphilx


    So i have just purchased the Panasonic TX-65GZ950B well happy been listening to Steve Guttenberg who is an expert in home cinema and HI-FI etc and have learnt so much . But i have a question and for the life of me can't work it out . Hopefully someone can answer this . The tv has the plex app...
  15. G

    Plex on Series 5 5190

    I installed Plex on my LED58 and I'm tring to hook up to my friends server, but it wont let me. He disabled his secure connection and it hooked right up. He then re enabled the secure connection and I couldn't get it again. What is going on? Is there a fix for this? Thanks for your help
  16. X

    LG B7A Only Plays Dolby Atmos With Netflix, Not Plex/External Device

    Has anyone else experience an issue with only being able to have the Atmos track play with Netflix films, but when using external device it doesn't? I have a Samsung Q90R soundbar, and if I am playing a Netflix film it locks in Atmos, not allowing me to change the sound mode. However, I know I...
  17. D

    Help needed - NAS vs Mac Mini for Plex and more

    I currently have a Mac mini (2012, Quad core i7) with 16GB RAM and an internal 2TB HDD which I've been using for the last few years to store our collection of photos, home video clips (mostly from when the kids were young), our iTunes library (approx 100Gb), and other data amassed over the years...
  18. L

    Question No audio when streaming DD+ (eac3) from PLEX to Onkyo TX-NR676E

    Hey guys, hope all are ok... My setup is as follows: 1. Using Plex server to stream 4k HEVC with eac3 audio movie 2. Streaming to Plex player app on LG SJ800Y TV 3. LG Sound settings: HDMI-ARC set to Auto, DTV set to Auto 4. HDMI connected to Onkyo TX-NR676E receiver (supports Dolby...
  19. B

    New Plex Nas/Server

    For the past 7 years I have been running an HPN40L micro server for my Plex duties under WIN home server, It died completely last night so time for a replacement. I quite like the look of the WD MyCloud Pro PR4100 as it supports Plex media server for transcoding natively and I should be able to...
  20. Puntoboy

    4k Plex Server

    I have a Synology NAS (DS1515+) that not only acts as storage, but also run my Plex server. It's been fine for a number of years but in the last 6-12 months as I upgrade my library to 4K it's started to struggle, understandably. I want to replace it with a small dedicated server that can...
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