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njchen24
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Can I watch movies on DNS 321 using Roku XDS while travel?

Sun Jan 30, 2011 11:12 am

Greetings:

My movies are store in a Dlink NAS DNS321. I am currently use Patriot Box Office to watch these movies in my home network. However, I am unable to watch these movies while I am traveling. Will the Roku XDS be able to do this? In other word, will I be able to access and watch my movies collection using the Roku XDS with the DNS 321 while I am traveling and where I have hi-speed internet connection?

Your comment and help is greatly appreciated.
 
renojim
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Re: Can I watch movies on DNS 321 using Roku XDS while trav

Sun Jan 30, 2011 2:03 pm

Roku boxes are not your best bet for local streaming. They only support very specific video formats, so you would most likely have to re-encode everything. That being said, at least one person has used that NAS as a server for the MyMedia channel. You can see what he went through here.

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