QNAP or ASUSTOR for recording Live TV on Plex

I use a Plex Pass… along with HDHomerun tuners. I’m looking to move my plex server to a NAS. Not positive I would use it.. but like the HDMI out options of QNAP and ASUSTOR. I like the price of the AS3202T and it seems capable of doing what I want… I rarely transcode away from home… mostly stream to LAN connected NVidia Shields. I have Plex using the HDHomerun capture and removing commercials (that is prob. the biggest and most common load.. sometimes two shows at once). I have two questions… (BTW.. I’ve watched many of your youtube videos in my research.. thank you) 1. For what I am doing is the cheaper AS3202T a logical choice over the QNAP TS-251+? 2nd.. If I want to download updated servers from Plex and load them, are both of these models friendly with that approach?

Both of these NAS will be a great Plex server for local streaming and even some HD transcoding. HDMI port on these models can turn your TV into a smart TV. No need to overload the local network. Asustor will be a cheaper option because they are not as popular as Qnap models. But that doesn’t make them less useful. Asustor will offer many more apps which you can not find on a Qnap.

You can also record not just Digital TV but also IP TV on your NAS.


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