START HERE - Pick the Right Kodi Box (updated Dec 2020)
*new user here, please be kind*

I have trawled through many threads and forums. This one seems the most relevant.

I have an aged WDTV box working as I want, but it's in dire need of a rocket, a new GUI, 4K and H265 etc. I've seen the delights of Kodi and need them!

I want to be able to play my movies/films from my NAS (mkv files) through to my Marantz amp. I am very picky with sound. I want to be able to 'pass through' direct unaltered HD audio to my amp from whatever media server will work need. DTS-HD, Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Atmos etc.

I have tried 2 of the huge away of Android TV boxes. No joy. Every setting imaginable with your help isn't working.

I can play a non HD audio film fine, the amp reacts as expected and the film plays. I choose a HD audio / 4K film and the audio screeches loud static and the video becomes jumpy or the Kodi application crashes out of the app.

What's the best solution for me? What boxes are definitely going to work? There's only a certain amount of media boxes I can stack up.


Messages In This Thread
The right box for me - by tyem - 2016-01-13, 15:29
Jesus Box - by kellyvb - 2016-03-04, 20:18
Thanks for the Help! - by jmc15john - 2016-11-09, 16:44
RE: START HERE - Pick the Right Kodi Box (updated Nov 2016) - by texwatson - 2016-11-21, 22:51
Jarvis crashes and wipes - by gotthis2000 - 2017-01-10, 22:14
RE: Jarvis crashes and wipes - by nickr - 2017-01-10, 22:58
T95Z Plus Android TV Box - by gooner1971 - 2017-03-17, 13:04