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Topic # 112398 7-Dec-2012 08:48 Send private message

Hey,

I am looking for a media player that I can use with my mac to connect my to my home theater for audio with WiFi - Like airplay.

Whats the best?




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  Reply # 728387 7-Dec-2012 09:29 Send private message

Why not just use an Apple TV if you're wanting airplay?




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  Reply # 728396 7-Dec-2012 09:45 Send private message

yes if you want airplay and mostly audio, apple tv is your best option. a raspberrypi running xbmc is cheaper, but it would require more work and maintenance. an appletv will "just work"

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  Reply # 729170 9-Dec-2012 08:46 Send private message

Like Airplay?
What home theatre system do you have? Is it compatible with Airplay? Or is it solely DLNA?
If you're looking for something that is a DLNA server, try Twonky. It's roughly a $27 download.

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