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Configure Plex to Stream Live TV From HDHomeRun PRIME

For those of you with a QNAP or ASUSTOR NAS running PLEX Media Server and are working from a Windows based PC, here is the detailed way to install the plugin,

Download and install and open WinSCP

Choose New Site and populate your NAS information. Username is usually admin and the password is your admin password for your QNAP.

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Press Login at the bottom

You will immediately be thrust into the filesystem for your NAS. The navigation may look a bit daunting at first, but fret not. This isn’t that difficult. The first thing to note is that the left panel of WinSCP is your local system and the right panel is your remote system. In this case local is your PC and remote is your QNAP.

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In the left panel, it will typically start you off in “My Documents”. As you have downloaded and extracted the bundle to your Desktop, use the dropdown menu to navigate to your Desktop.

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On the right, double-click the “..” to get to “/”

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Then, a series of double clicks will get you to the right spot. NOTE the QNAP path above… yours may be either of these

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Double click Share, then CACHEDEV1_DATA, then .qpkq, then PlexMediaServer, then Library, then Plex Media Server, then finally Plug-ins.

or

Double click Share, then MD0_DATA, then .qpkq, then PlexMediaServer, then Library, then Plex Media Server, then finally Plug-ins.

All you have to do now is drag the HDHR Viewer into an open space on the right pane. This will start the upload automatically.

Restart Plex (can be done from the APP within QNAP Apps for those of you running Plex Server on QNAP)

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Once Plex has been restarted simply Launch the Plex Media Server Media Manager.  The HDHR Viewer will be listed under Channels. Just hover and click the gear icon to display the HDHR Viewer Settings. Enter the IP address of your HDHomeRun device into the HDHomeRun IP setting, and click Save and enjoy.

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  1. Introduction
  2. NAS Installation of Bundle

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