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The SDM R4 is SOLD OUT!
The SDM R4 is a bracket that facilitates mounting two additional 2.5″ drives in a HP MicroServer Gen8. There are also mounting holes for fans across the bottom to help cool RAID/SATA cards. The kit includes all the fasteners needed to install.
With optional Stackers you can run four 2.5″ drives on the SDM R4. The SDM R4 will support four 9.5MM 2.5″ drives. If you want to run four drives on the SDM R4, you need to order SSB stacking brackets listed below. One set of SSB per drive pair, four drives will require two SSB kits. Because of the size of the SDM R4, if you are going to boot your server using the internal USB port, you will need to use a USB stick that is shorter than 1″. For more information on mounting instructions look here: http://homeservershow.com/forums/index.php?/topic/5960-hp-ms-g8-25-drive-bracket-revision-history-new-rev-35-and-rev-4-info/?p=137922
The SDM R3.5 is in stock and ready to ship!
The SDM R3.5 is a bracket that facilitates mounting one additional 2.5″ drive in a HP MicroServer Gen8. The kit includes all the fasteners needed to install.
With optional Stackers you can run two 2.5″ drives on the SDM R3.5. The SDM R3.5 will support two 9.5MM 2.5″ drives. If you want to run two drives on the SDM R3.5, you need to order SSB stacking brackets listed below. One set of SSB per drive pair. For more information on mounting instructions look here: http://homeservershow.com/forums/index.php?/topic/5960-hp-ms-g8-25-drive-bracket-revision-history-new-rev-35-and-rev-4-info/?p=137922
SSB-9.5 for 9.5mm drives $10
Schoondoggy Stacking Brackets can be used to stack two 2.5” drives. All screws are included
SSB-7 for 7mm drives $10
SOC-MSG8-R1 kit for 9.5mm optical drives to latch it in place. Screws included $9.
The SDM R4 is SOLD OUT!
I was able to watch media center recordings on my Surface RT using a couple of apps.
On my Surface a downloaded a free app called “PlayTo Receiver.” On my L920, I downloaded a paid (w/ trial) app called “AV Remote”.
The AV remote app sets up a DLNA connection between the Surface and my HTPC. It seemed to work fine with both 1080i and 720p mpeg2 content. As expected it did not work with protected content or live TV. This will only work across your home network, not the internet.
Fair warning, my HTPC crashed after I tried this, may be a coincidence, so I wouldn’t experiment while watching TV or when your HTPC is recording.
electronics Woot has a variety of HDHomeRun boxes for sale.
I just picked up a HDHomeRun PLUS.
Simple.TV - $149.99
HDHomeRun PLUS - $119.99
HDHomeRun DUAL - $79.99
HDHomeRun PRIME - $79.99
Is there anyway to make WMC start in a window? I know there are several switches for WMC and I've found in settings where I can start WMc in normal, minimized, and full screen. The reason I ask is because I'd like to use WMC remotely via Splashtop on the Touchpad. However, if I initiate a Splashtop session and then try to open WMC on the target machine, I get a popup telling me WMC does is not supported by Splashtop because of the full screen. I can minimize it on the target machine and then access it fine via Splashtop.
Btw, this works great. Streaming inside my LAN is pretty good and video reolution looks fine. Funny thing, I'm able to start XBMC in full screen and it works fine so I'm not sure why WMC does not.