#132 Playing FLAC files from a Seagate NAS

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2012-12-12
2010-11-17
Mike Goldstein
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Hello - I have a Seagate NAS-220 NAS drive with over 13,000 FLAC music files on it. I'm trying to get my Denon AVR3101 receiver to play the FLAC files via its media player function and cannot seem to do so. I can, however, play the same files on the Denon from a USB-attached 1TB Buffalo disk drive. The Denon tech support folks are suggesting that I install a media server called TVersity to enable this, but I'm trying to not have to use my PC to play the files. Do you know if the Seagate NAS-220 (which is, supposedly, DLNA-compliant) is capable of running the TVersity media server on its own, or how I can accomplish this in some other fashion (different media server)? Unfortunately, I'm not a tech person, so I'm at a bit of a loss as to how this can be accomplished.
Also - do you know (or have you tested) any of the new Google TV boxes to see if they can find/play FLAC files stored on network servers? Should I explore that as an option? Any help/advice you could provide would be greatly appreciated! THANKS - Mike G - Portland, OR

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