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SobeUK
2006-10-08, 09:52
I'm looking at buying a wireless media centre. Currently the SB3 looks interesting.

Please can someone confirm that the SB3 will connect to any UPnP media server.

I intend to connect the SB3 directly to my Maxtor NAS which runs it's own UPnP media server. This way I can turn my PC off and continue to listen to music from the NAS.

Any thoughts?

FYI the current shortlist is SB3, D-Link DSM-120, Philips SLA5520, Roku M1001.

Cheers

radish
2006-10-08, 12:40
Please can someone confirm that the SB3 will connect to any UPnP media server.

No, it will not. It requires slimserver to play back local files or a connection to squeezenetwork if you only want streaming radio.



I intend to connect the SB3 directly to my Maxtor NAS which runs it's own UPnP media server. This way I can turn my PC off and continue to listen to music from the NAS.

You can run slimserver on some NAS units. Do a search and/or look in the third-party hardware forum.