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#1 nimdjid

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Posted 05 March 2013 - 01:50 AM

Hi

 

Im very new to plex and looking for this system to work:

I have a LG TV that supports plex.

I have a WD TV live (gen 3)

I have a NAS (synology) which has plex server installed and contains all mediafiles

I have a android tablet with 'plex for android' installed

 

Yeah many devices... I know.. But I would love (really really love) to be able to set it up like this:

 

I want to browse what movies to play through my android tables. Picking one would then result in:

The WD TV or the LG Tv would play the media I choosed from the tablet on to my TV.

I would very much want it to be the WD TV because first of all it can play in 24p (picure rate which the HD-movies are recorded in) and the WD tv is also dispatching the audio digitally to my surround system (my TV cannot do this unfortuanately). And the WD TV has some other feautures that the LG TV dont have.

 

Is this setup possible through plex?

 

Thank you

 



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Posted 05 March 2013 - 01:54 AM

Hi

 

Im very new to plex and looking for this system to work:

I have a LG TV that supports plex.

I have a WD TV live (gen 3)

I have a NAS (synology) which has plex server installed and contains all mediafiles

I have a android tablet with 'plex for android' installed

 

Yeah many devices... I know.. But I would love (really really love) to be able to set it up like this:

 

I want to browse what movies to play through my android tables. Picking one would then result in:

The WD TV or the LG Tv would play the media I choosed from the tablet on to my TV.

I would very much want it to be the WD TV because first of all it can play in 24p (picure rate which the HD-movies are recorded in) and the WD tv is also dispatching the audio digitally to my surround system (my TV cannot do this unfortuanately). And the WD TV has some other feautures that the LG TV dont have.

 

Is this setup possible through plex?

 

Thank you

 

No,

 

The LG client does not support being a "remote target", this is something LG need to add

 

The WDTV is a DLNA client, not a full Plex client, so given is only speaks DLNA language it does not understand the Plex remote control system at all.


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Posted 05 March 2013 - 02:32 AM

ahhh.. my dreams shattered...

 

So if I buy a Roku device, everything that I just dreamt about would work?

Including subtitles for my movies and playing movies in 24p/hz ?



#4 nimdjid

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Posted 05 March 2013 - 02:56 AM

acutally I would take any advice to be able to setup my system the way I described it. Open for suggestions!



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Posted 05 March 2013 - 03:12 AM

You could setup a PC running PMC connected to your TV (probably mac also but I dont have mac) and then you can control it via PLEX on your Tablet.



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Posted 05 March 2013 - 03:15 AM

But the thing is that i want to use my nas for this..

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Posted 05 March 2013 - 08:54 PM

because obviously my NAS is where I have everything and its powered up 24/7



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Posted 06 March 2013 - 12:52 AM

because obviously my NAS is where I have everything and its powered up 24/7

 

Your NAS is the PMS server the remonte control ability is built into the Plex client(s) not the server



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Posted 06 March 2013 - 01:30 AM

so the clients in this case is?

SOrry I didnt really understand that post 100%

 

Your NAS is the PMS server the remonte control ability is built into the Plex client(s) not the server



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Posted 06 March 2013 - 02:18 AM

ahhh.. my dreams shattered...

 

So if I buy a Roku device, everything that I just dreamt about would work?

Including subtitles for my movies and playing movies in 24p/hz ?

 

Yes.


Primary PMS: Ubuntu 13.10, i7-4771, 16GB Ram, Samsung 840 Pro 512GB
Media Storage: 2 x ReadyNas Pro Business 18TB mounted by NFS to Plex Server
Desktop Clients: 1 x Windows 7 27", 1 x 15.4 Retina MBP, 2 x17" MBP, 1 x 13" MB, 1 x13" MBA
Mobile Clients: 2 x iPhone 5s, 3 x iPhone 5, 3 x iPhone 4s, 3 x iPhone 4, 2 x iPad 3, 2 x iPad 2
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#11 nimdjid

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Posted 06 March 2013 - 02:26 AM

can someone please confirm this.. Please take one minute more to read through exactly what I asked about in the first post (+add subtitle and 24p support).

I would place order right now for a device if this is correct but would be ashame if I order and it didnt work the way I wanted because of misunformation.

 

If this is all good then please link me to a good roku device! Price isnt an issue.. thanks!



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Posted 06 March 2013 - 02:34 AM

can someone please confirm this.. Please take one minute more to read through exactly what I asked about in the first post (+add subtitle and 24p support).

I would place order right now for a device if this is correct but would be ashame if I order and it didnt work the way I wanted because of misunformation.

 

If this is all good then please link me to a good roku device! Price isnt an issue.. thanks!

 

Roku's support 24p (though different ways on different models, so you might need to do some searching) - though there is a Roku 3 announced today so who knows....

 

Roku's support the same subs that the rest of Plex does

 

Roku's support being a remote target.


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Posted 07 March 2013 - 07:44 PM

For control over Android use any app for DLNA management. Me best choice is BubbleuPNP.

 

Here you can choice from plex db library and select where you play .. to tablet .. to WD TV if is renderer capable .. to LG TV directly...

 

Try this.



#14 nimdjid

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Posted 07 March 2013 - 08:59 PM

great! for for the advice. I will try tjos bubblue app tonight and get back to you later about this!

cheers



#15 nimdjid

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Posted 07 March 2013 - 09:11 PM

damn it.. I get the same errormsg I get from app mediahouse.

"this is sharing content from windows"

The same if I pick device either disktation share (my NAS mediastation) or disktation PLEX mediaserver (PLEX mediaserver on my NAS).

This is the WD TV giving this error.



#16 mguru

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Posted 09 March 2013 - 06:01 PM

damn it.. I get the same errormsg I get from app mediahouse.

"this is sharing content from windows"

The same if I pick device either disktation share (my NAS mediastation) or disktation PLEX mediaserver (PLEX mediaserver on my NAS).

This is the WD TV giving this error.

I never have trouble with this app. (for me work on Android 4.1 / 4.2 and 2.3.7 too)

Better is stop all other media share services on your Android. 

In bubble first select in devices choice renderer to your LG TV (must be found here if network is ok)

and library your plex media server on nas.

Then click Library and select from it...  



#17 nimdjid

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Posted 09 March 2013 - 06:32 PM

Ok so I tried now directly to LG tv as rendered instead of the WD tv live.

The problmems I see now is:
1. Lyrics are blanked out on the movies so that doesnt seem to work?
2. My TV cannot render DTS audio or if its my surroundsystem. So some movies get "audio not supported)

3. I cannot fastward or jump around in the movie as I want to. Only pause and play

 

Do you have these problems as well?

 

Thanks






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