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September 10, 2009 at 1:50 PM

Microsoft’s “Ultimate” Media Center setup revealed

Check out the networked media setup in this house in Odessa, Texas.

There are six Windows Media Center-based servers, one Windows Home Server, five dedicated theater-style rooms, 12 media racks, 98 speakers and 30 zones of distributed audio.

The installation, by Dustin Anderson at Vision Audio in Lubbock, won the 2009 Windows Media Center Ultimate Install Contest that Microsoft announced at the CEDIA conference in Atlanta this week.

Anderson will have his work cut out upgrading the place to Windows 7 next month. Maybe he’ll be able to consolidate the servers using shared libraries.

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