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       Which device do I need?
    Lacyt
    post Feb 16 2012, 12:28 PM
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    Fairly new to the idea of dumping cable for streaming media so have a few questions and WD has several boxes for this so am a bit confused.

    I am wired and have Wi-Fi. Did have a Roku box set up for this via Wi-Fi, but this endeavor was my son's thing and he took the Roku when he moved out.

    I have only one TV in the house so multiple rooms capability is not a priority at this time.

    Here’s what I want to do:

    Online subscription TV- Netflix, etc.
    Move all my old VHS movies to a hard drive to view on my HD TV.
    Stream other online content to my HD TV.

    Will the Hub cover all my bases because it's the Live Plus with a hard drive or is something else required?

    I have other questions for later.

    Thanks!
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    post Feb 18 2012, 12:47 PM
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    A wired connection will always be better than WiFi, but the latter can be used as well. The Hub doesn't have in-built WiFi though (only the latest Live SMP does), so you'll need to buy one of these supported adapters preferably: http://wdc.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail...d/5688#wireless. The Hub is the only model with an internal HDD, so on one hand you get both player and drive in a convenient package, while on the other you cannot really upgrade to a bigger drive as per your needs. I would personally suggest that of these models you buy the Live SMP (the latest one to be released) and a 2 TB HDD to go along with it. No external WiFi adapter required for the Live SMP of course.
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    post Feb 19 2012, 01:31 PM
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    Okay! WD TV Live Streaming Media Player plus an external HD of my choice, no wireless adapter needed. Sweet!

    Thank you very much!
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