Which Network Media Player/PVR?

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  1. sjdavies47

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    Hi,

    I have some very specific requirements and am struggling to find something which fits the bill (have been looking at EVA8000 ey al). Hopefully you can give me some advice and point me in the right direction. :lease:

    At present I have my HDTV, NAS storage unit with the ability to stream across my wifi network. What I am looking for is a device to:

    Plug directly into by HDTV via HDMI, and deliver 1080p resolution.
    Needs to be wireless as no lan cables near the TV.
    Needs to take the streamed content from my NAS.
    Needs to be able to support a wide range of formats (both music, pictures and video)
    Act as a digital PVR , so I guess it needs it's own internal freeview tuner?? to take a coxial arial cable??
    Half decent user interface
    And finally, a nice to have would be for it to have a low profile!!! :)

    Any help gratefully recieved
     
  2. happyuser

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    Can't suggest a wireless option but try
    Dvico TiVX 4130 over a Powerline ethernet connection.
     
  3. rhubarbe

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    The 4130 is a US only player with an ASTC TV tuner installed. The UK model is still the M-4100SH, though the clamours for the new M6500A model are getting daily louder.
     
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    No wireless option will give you the transfer speed you require for 1080p. You will have to use homeplugs at least but preferably cat6/5e cabling.
    Your best options at present revolve around PH/6500 both of which are hard to source. I would wait for the 6500 to come out and in the meantime register at PH/MPC and have a read of their forums
     
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    Netgear EVA 8000 and if you update the firmware regular
    this is the player will keep you happy
     

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