- 2012 R2 Essentials in the basement w/Plex Media Server
- HDHomeRun w/CableCard in the basement
- Matricom G-Box Q Set Top box with Kodi on it in the living room talking to Plex and HDHomeRun
- All your laptops get backed up wirelessly
- Bonus: VPN into your house for secure Internet access when on public Wifi
But yah, 2012 R2 Essentials is > $500
Good stuff there! Thanks!