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TS-i410X: Industrial 10GbE 4X2.5inch SATA SSD NAS with 4K transcoding chip (silent passive cooling)

TS-i410X: Industrial 10GbE 4X2.5inch SATA SSD NAS with 4K transcoding chip (silent thanks to passive cooling) TS-i410X-8G CPU Intel® Atom® x6425E 4-core/4-thread processor, burst up to 3.0 GHz CPU Architecture 64-bit x86 Graphic Processors Intel® UHD Graphics for 10th Gen Intel® Processors Floating Point Unit Encryption Engine  (AES-NI) Hardware-accelerated Transcoding System Memory 8 GB, not […]

How to add storage to Zidoo UHD3000 media player

I’d like to purchase an NAS to rip my 4k blu-ray discs on to. I’d like to be able to store up to 1000 films if possible in the future. I have been looking at media players and am considering the Zidoo UHD3000 to view the films through once stored on the NAS. I don’t […]

QNAP + Plex GPU Decoding not working

QNAP + Plex GPU Decoding I had a question regarding my QNAP + Plex setup. I currently have a QNAP TS-873A device with Plex installed. The device has an NVIDIA GTX 1650 GPU installed that I intended to be used primarily for Plex video transcoding and decoding. I can see the GPU is detected by […]

How to fix Plex pixel problem on DSM7 – changing video codec h265

Got to Synology Settings/ Terminal/ Enable SSH Open Terminal on MAC (PuTTy on Windows)   Switch to Root mode   Connect to your Synology NAS Open Plex server folder   Open Preferences.xml file   Use combination SHIFT + $ in order to jump to the end of the file. Arrow down to go down. Press […]

How to enable PCIe GPU card transcoding on a Qnap NAS

After upgrading Qnap NAS with GTX1050 card, transcoding is not working. How to enable PCIe GPU card transcoding on a Qnap NAS?     1:00 – First steps 1:40 – Where to find the default Admin password 2:03 – Enable SSH 3:05 – SSH to the NAS 4:25 – Finding your Plex folder by command […]

A Guide to Installing KODI on Your QNAP NAS – 2022 Version

A Step by Step Guide to Getting Kodi on Your QNAP NAS – UPDATED Despite the growing popularity of third-party multimedia streaming services such as Netflix, Disney plus and HBO Max, there is still a solid demand by users to enjoy the media they own from the comfort of the sofa in a digital, disc-free […]

How to do offline transcoding on Synology?

Plex Background Offline Transcoding Hi, I own a DS920+ that has 2 x 8TB and 1 x 2TB. I purchased the 2TB for plex background offline tanscoding and set it up in a new storage pool as a single volume. My issue is, being fairly new to running Plex on my Synology, I have no […]

TS-h886 GPU cards

TS-h886 GPU cards ZOTAC GAMING GeForce GTX 1650 ZT-T16500H-10L HD Station / Linux Station / Hardware Transcoding / Container Station / Virtualization Station UK    USA GIGABYTE GV-N1650OC-4GD HD Station / Linux Station / Hardware Transcoding / Container Station / Virtualization Station UK    USA ZOTAC GeForce® GT 1030 Low Profile HD Station / Linux […]

TVS-h1688X compatible GPU cards

TVS-h1688X compatible GPU cards Brand Model Supported feature(s) GIGABYTE GV-N1650OC-4GD HD Station / Linux Station / Hardware Transcoding / Container Station / Virtualization Station UK  USA ZOTAC GAMING GeForce GTX 1650 LP 4GB HD Station / Linux Station / Hardware Transcoding / Container Station / Virtualization Station UK  USA EVGA GT1030 2GB DDR4 64bit Passive […]

can I connect two monitors through a VM using gpu passthrough

I would like to run a vm with a dual monitor setup. I know the 1688x only has one hdmi output, so alone I don’t think it can work. But if I install a graphics card can I connect two monitors through a VM using gpu passthrough? We have not tried this. But it might […]

What is the best TV for PLEX

What is the best TV for PLEX First step is to check what videos do you want to stream. List bellow is from Plex website where they help to narrow down your choices. The most popular format will be MKV h264 or sometimes MP4 h264. LG 2013 NetCast Models Additional Direct Play video support: ASF container […]

TS-873A: How to add GPU

TS-873A: How to add GPU I have TS-873A and two cards, PH-GTX1050TI-4G and QM2-2P10G1TA. There is no space to install this GPU with cooling fan. Besides, this GPU card is PCI-Express card. TS-873A have two PCI 3.0X4 slots only. Actually, I have purchased this GPU according to your guide. How can I solve this space […]

Recommended GPGPU for TVS-472XT / TVS-672XT / TVS-872XT

Recommended GPGPU for TVS-472XT / TVS-672XT / TVS-872XT#   Recommended GPU for TVS-472XT Brand Model Supported feature(s) EVGA GT1030 2GB DDR4 64bit Passive Low Profile Container Station / Virtualization Station ZOTAC GeForce® GT 1030 Low Profile Container Station / Virtualization Station GIGABYTE GV-N1050TOC-4GL Container Station / Virtualization Station MSI GTX1050 TI 4GT LP Container Station […]

TS-464eU Short depth 1U rackmount 2.5GbE NAS with HDMI

TS-464eU Short depth 1U rackmount 2.5GbE NAS with HDMI CPU Intel® Celeron® N5105/N5095 4-core/4-thread processor, burst up to 2.9 GHz CPU Architecture 64-bit x86 Graphic Processors Intel® UHD Graphics Floating Point Unit Encryption Engine  (AES-NI) Hardware-accelerated Transcoding System Memory 4 GB SO-DIMM DDR4 (1 x 4 GB) Maximum Memory 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) […]

TS-864eU-RP Short depth rackmount 2.5GbE NAS with HDMI

TS-864eU-RP Short depth rackmount 2.5GbE NAS with HDMI   TS-864eU without dual power supply also available   TS-864eU-RP-4G CPU Intel® Celeron® N5105/N5095 4-core/4-thread processor, burst up to 2.9 GHz CPU Architecture 64-bit x86 Graphic Processors Intel® UHD Graphics Floating Point Unit Encryption Engine  (AES-NI) Hardware-accelerated Transcoding System Memory 4 GB SO-DIMM DDR4 (1 x 4 […]

Can i connect mouse, keyboard and HDMI monitor to Virtual machine on Qnap NAS

Can i connect mouse, keyboard and HDMI monitor to Virtual machine on Qnap NAS Yes, you can link your virtual machine to Qnap HD Station portal. This way you can control NAS apps or VM itself using connected peripherals. You can also use a NAS as NVR surveillance station using QVR Pro app and connected […]

TS-464U and TS-1264U Qnap 4bay and 12bay rack with HDMI for home multimedia

  ts-464u,ts-464u-rp,ts-1264u-rp CPU Intel® Celeron® N5105/N5095 4-core/4-thread processor, burst up to 2.9 GHz CPU Architecture 64-bit x86 Graphic Processors Intel® UHD Graphics Floating Point Unit Encryption Engine  (AES-NI) Hardware-accelerated Transcoding System Memory 4 GB SO-DIMM DDR4 (1 x 4 GB) Maximum Memory 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) Memory Slot 2 x SO-DIMM DDR4 When […]

Best NAS for Plex transcoding list

NAS model TV model Internet speed/ upload File – format (mp4,mkv) / size GB / FPS / 720-1080-4k/ Bitrate Mbps/ Encoding h245-h265 (HEVC)/ Audio AAC Results working/not working Open up movie in Plex on a TV, click more and choose File Info. Share this with others. What works and what doesn’t.