“The difference between a movie star and a movie actor is this – a movie star will say, ‘How can I change the script to suit me?’ and a movie actor will say. ‘How can I change me to suit the script?'”
Anything new can be hard to tackle from lack of knowing where to start. It seems like forever ago since I started first looking at tv’s online but here I am three years later pumped full of knowledge and it’s been quite a ride! Some of you might be getting your tax refund check and I’ve already been asked once, “How do I decide what to buy?” I’m glad you asked..
In my pursuit of audio and video nirvana, I’d lost sight of the practicality that I measure everything else by. I have two 175 pound subwoofers that sound absolutely incredible, but I could have spent 1000 less on two subs that were much smaller and still sound more than excellent. I had monstrous, boxy floorstanding Klipsch speakers that put out gobs of clean sound but cost 1800 a pair and only look prettier than excellent sounding speakers at considerably cheaper price points. I spent so much time thinking that if I didn’t have the best of the best, that I’d truly miss something from my home cinema experience. I was wrong.
To what am I referring? A media server of course. There are lots of pros and cons to using a media server as your one-stop shop for media consumption. Let’s go through some of them here so you can understand it a bit better.