music servers - advice please

  talisker 18:22 23 Apr 2008

anyone suggest a good way to digitise a music collection, cd (~400) and vinyl (~450) recorded as mp3 on pc via usb turntable.would like to link music server(?)to an onkyo micro system and pref be able to display menu on tv to select music.told can do it with 160gb ipod and dock but think need something bigger like buffalo terastation live does it all go together and work? pref dont want to use my pc as a ok with pcs but pretty ignorant on
this any suggestions / useful sites please?

  100andthirty 18:39 23 Apr 2008

digitising the CD's is easy - use iTunes or WMP - will take 5-10 mins per CD.

allow at least an hour per LP possibly 1.5 hours if you want to split into individual tracks and clean up clicks/plops. use Audacity

as for storage, you might need two devices - look at this page!!

click here

or you could plug an external hard drive into one of these :

click here

if you research media streamers like this you might find one with a built in hard drive

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