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looking to expand 6tb


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4K HDR is supported only on Strato/Strato S/Terra/Compact Terra. Compact Terra 6TB is the least expensive and current model among these. Strato 6TB or Strato S 6TB could be slightly less expensive on the used market. If you don’t care for 4K HDR, Alto 6TB can expand SD and HD storage for considerably less. Another alternative is to delete the content you rarely watch to free up space. You get unlimited cloud storage from Kaleidescape for free. You can always re-download anytime unlimited times.


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Thank you so much. This is super helpful and the best explanation I’ve heard. i am happy to use alto 6tb, will that just plug into my strato s?


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You have two options, you can connect the Alto to your network anywhere. Strato C will see content seamlessly using your network. Second option is to get to connect them to each other. You will need a CoStar switch from Kaleidescape for this. This will allow you to use the built in disc player on the Alto for Blu-ray discs. Please note that the discs can’t be imported to the Kaleidescape Terra or Alto.


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One additional factor to consider that may be relevant to you: if you were to add a Compact Terra, you would gain significantly higher download speeds. If you have a fast Internet connection, it can make a very big difference. Plus of course all of the storage will be able to be used for 4K content, which is not the case with the Alto.