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#224005 28-Oct-2017 11:56
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Hi all, I’m just wondering what you would recommend for playing UHD 4K h265 HDR mkv’s with atmos. We have a file server that we use for streaming to Plex (Apple tv4) and 2 kodi clients (RPI 3’s). We were hoping the new Apple TV but it doesn’t look like it supports auto refresh rate switching or atmos. What would everyone recommend?

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  #1891798 28-Oct-2017 12:14
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nvidia shield tv, best 4k player im aware of.  nice, fast, android tv (so runs kodi, plex, spmc, emby etc).


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  #1892120 29-Oct-2017 13:07
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I haven't tried the nVidia Shield, but I have read quite a bit about it with a view to potential purchase. It does 4K and most of the reviews seem pretty good. It also seems to play nicely with Plex, which is what I am also mostly using for content distribution.


 
 
 
 


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  #1892193 29-Oct-2017 17:30
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OSMC Vero 4K




Do whatever you want to do man.

  

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  #1892252 29-Oct-2017 19:41
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Another vote for Nvidia shield.

 

I have loads of 4k files - incl with Atmos and DTS:X soundtracks and it plays these fine off my unRAID server via my Onkyo HT receiver - using SPMC.

 

 


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