Has anyone used this nas with plex?

asked on March 20, 2016


After reading similar comments on most of the NASs and Plex I was looking at (especially the transcoding issue), I decided not to use Plex on the 16tb MyCloud X2 Ultra that I have ordered. I have an XBMC box on my network that, using KODI, will create a media database on the XMBC device and not need to transcode my lib… see more After reading similar comments on most of the NASs and Plex I was looking at (especially the transcoding issue), I decided not to use Plex on the 16tb MyCloud X2 Ultra that I have ordered. I have an XBMC box on my network that, using KODI, will create a media database on the XMBC device and not need to transcode my library (I made sure it could read the formats I have in my library). In my tests with other network attached storage devices (including an older MyCloud) I have, it works quite well. I would recommend not relying on the MyCloud to manage your media library, just to house it, which it is excellent at. see less After reading similar comments on most of the NASs and Plex I was looking at (especially the transcoding issue), I decided not to use Plex on the 16tb MyCloud X2 Ultra that I have ordered. I have an XBMC box on my network that, using KODI, will create a media database on the XMBC device and not need to transcode my library (I made sure it could read the formats I have in my library). In my tests with other network attached storage devices (including an older MyCloud) I have, it works quite well. I would recommend not relying on the MyCloud to manage your media library, just to house it, which it is excellent at.
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· August 5, 2016
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