Episode 50

Perfect Plex Setup


July 30th, 2021

47 mins 28 secs

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About this Episode

We discuss Chris's latest wall-mounted tablet solution for Home Assistant and several scripts to pimp your Plex setup.

Join us for a very special birthday episode as we celebrate our 50th.

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  • WallPanel — WallPanel is an Android application for Web Based Dashboards and Home Automation Platforms. You can either side load the application to your Android device from the release section, install the application from Google Play or get WallPanel from the Amazon Appstore.
  • Amazon Fire Toolbox — Now, thanks to XDA Senior Member Datastream33, owners of Amazon Fire/Fire HD tablets can more easily sideload Google Play Store, replace the stock launcher, and remove all Amazon bloatware apps with an easy-to-use application.
  • [WINDOWS][TOOL]Fire Toolbox V20.0 — The Fire Toolbox is a collection of useful ADB (Android Debug Bridge) tweaks that can be applied to Amazon's Fire Tablets. The Toolbox project aims to help users fully customize and unlock the full potential of their tablets by putting all the power into their hands.
  • Jupiter Broadcasting - Show Notes — Alex and TheOrangeOne's latest project
  • Shaw in Canada thinks plex is suspicious — Shaw Protected Browsing uses Zvelo, which flags app.plex.tv.
  • Plex-Meta-Manager — Plex Meta Manager is a Python 3 script that can be continuously run using YAML configuration files to update on a schedule the metadata of the movies, shows, and collections in your libraries as well as automatically build collections based on various methods all detailed in the wiki.
  • MovieMatch for Plex — Have you ever spent longer deciding on a movie than it'd take to just watch a random movie? This is an app that helps you and your friends pick a movie to watch from a Plex server.
  • Hide Spoilers Plex Script
  • Infuse 7 — Browse and play videos stored on a Mac, PC, NAS, media servers like Plex, Emby, Jellyfin, or cloud service like Dropbox, Google Drive, OneDrive, Box, MEGA, and others. Plus, videos from multiple sources can all be displayed neatly together in one central library.
  • Arlo (VMS4330P) Pro 2 - Wireless Home Security Camera System with Siren — Arlo Pro 2 is the most powerful and easy to use wire-free security camera ever thanks to its 1080P video, wire-free simplicity and the option to plug it in to a power outlet whenever needed, all in a small weather-resistant design. Additional features include Alexa voice commands and rechargeable batteries. Requirements: High-speed Internet connection, Available Ethernet port on your router. Wireless: 2.4 GHz & 802.11n. Operating temperature: 32° to 122° F (0° to 50° C). Battery - 2440mAh rechargeable battery. Battery life varies based on settings, usage, & temperature.
  • Wyze Cam RTSP
  • Does the v3 support RTSP?
  • Shinobi — Shinobi is Open Source, written in Node.js, and real easy to use. It is the future of CCTV and NVR for developers and end-users alike.
  • Denver and SLC Meetups Soon!