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4. Constructing a Complete Media Center

Ralph Roberts

(1)Alexander, North Carolina, USA

We owe a lot to Thomas Edison—if it wasn’t for him, we’d be watching television by candlelight.

—Milton Berle

The title of this chapter probably should be “Constructing and Using a Complete Media Center ,” but there’s only so much room. That, however, would better cover the purpose of this chapter. We’ll be looking at the building process, specifically getting everything ready for adding your media components.

As I write this chapter, classical guitar music streams off the Internet via Kodi (Figure 4-1) on a Raspberry Pi 3 to some Bose speakers. ...

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