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#357664 - 10/29/11 11:43 AM Media Storage?
bdpf Offline
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Registered: 06/28/08
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Loc: Toronto, Canada
For those of you that have their HT in their living room, what do you use for storage?
I'm looking for something that would hold 200/300 BluRays/DVDs with doors so they can be hidden, preferably a wooden cabinet (black or dark wood) to go with the rest of the living room and not crazy expensive. Any idea?
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#357690 - 10/29/11 05:28 PM Re: Media Storage? [Re: bdpf]
Henry66 Offline
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Registered: 07/05/10
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Loc: New Hampshire, USA
IKEA. Lots to choose from. Not expensive.
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#357691 - 10/29/11 05:30 PM Re: Media Storage? [Re: Henry66]
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Went there but didn't really see nothing with doors.
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#357692 - 10/29/11 05:33 PM Re: Media Storage? [Re: bdpf]
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Registered: 02/08/04
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Bruno not a direct answer to your question but why not get a dvd/blue ray changer? i have a 300 or something sony dvd changer, i really like using it.. I did wind up making a database of the movies and their location in the changer... but that isn't a huge deal.

Depending on what you use for a player now.. I mainly use my BDP-83 but the changer is the best way to make a large collection easily accessible.. Short of putting it on a HTPC.

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#357695 - 10/29/11 06:18 PM Re: Media Storage? [Re: Henry66]
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Registered: 09/27/04
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Originally Posted By: Henry66
IKEA. Lots to choose from. Not expensive.

The guy is Scandinavian. All of his "answers" involve IKEA! smile
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#357702 - 10/29/11 08:40 PM Re: Media Storage? [Re: MarkSJohnson]
Henry66 Offline
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Registered: 07/05/10
Posts: 233
Loc: New Hampshire, USA
My wife grew up in Sweden. Most of our interior is IKEA. cool

I bought BESTÅ cabinets in black, with doors. You can design yours here:
http://www.ikea.com/ms/en_US/rooms_ideas/planner_besta/index.html
Then check if your local store has them or can get them.
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#357707 - 10/29/11 11:14 PM Re: Media Storage? [Re: Henry66]
CatBrat Offline
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Registered: 08/05/09
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What if you have more than 300 dvd/blu-rays like I do. I guess you would use 2 of them?

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#357709 - 10/30/11 01:36 AM Re: Media Storage? [Re: CatBrat]
dakkon Offline
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Registered: 02/08/04
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I think Onkyo use to have a 300 disk changer that could be connected to other changers to expand the capacity... I don't remember how many could be connected...

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#357714 - 10/30/11 03:11 AM Re: Media Storage? [Re: dakkon]
mpyw Offline
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Registered: 07/24/09
Posts: 279
Loc: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
I keep all my disk in basement stores and watch digital copies off them....no need nice looking storage :p

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#357718 - 10/30/11 01:51 PM Re: Media Storage? [Re: mpyw]
CatBrat Offline
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Registered: 08/05/09
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Originally Posted By: mpyw
I keep all my disk in basement stores and watch digital copies off them....no need nice looking storage :p


But, wouldn't that only work for those that have digital copy available? Or, is there a way to rip even old dvd's and blu-rays?

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