Raspberry Pi Plex Media Server

  • $17.90

 (4 reviews)
  • Product Code: rpi23pms_09052016_001
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Why a Raspberry Pi Plex Media Server Image from iiot?

  • Fast convenient setup without linux knowledge by simply writing a image to a MicroSD card.
  • Update Plex version straight from Plex.tv using a menu.
  • Setup your network (LAN or WiFi) without network knowledge using a menu.
  • Attach your storage devices without knowledge of Linux using a menu.
  • Install additional "plex unsupported" applications through a web interface.
  • Help and support.
  • Statistical interface to help you recognised what is popular and what is not in your media libraries.
  • Statistical interface to help you recognise potential Raspberry Pi performance issues.
  • Ease of remote access using teamviewer and web based shell access.

Image Zip files containing Raspberry Pi 3 Model B compatible images with latest Raspbian operating systems, Plex Media Server and Includes pre-installed applications plexpy, htop, shellinabox and a interactive master menu to easily setup up your network, attached storage, network shares and upgrade Plex Media Server version painlessly without losing your libraries. With the Wi-Fi headless configuration you can also connect your Raspberry Pi on boot up to your Wi-Fi network. Once purchased and downloaded the extracted image is then written to a MicroSD card and inserted into your Raspberry Pi turning your Raspberry Pi into an instant Plex Media Server with enhanced features and great configuration support features. We have heard you!, simplicity, convenience and value add is what you are after, so if you have tried free and it doesn't work for you then give us a try as we have been perfecting the best fit for you since 2015.

Worried about latest Plex Media Server version release?, not to worry, run the included menu for UNLIMITED upgrades DIRECTLY from Plex.tv, no third party Repositories or software needed!!!!. Yes, that means whatever version image you buy here has unlimited upgrades to the newest Plex Media Server version and any future upgrades Plex.tv releases without breaking your libraries!!!!


Great and inexpensive if you don't want to spend time loading and configuring a basic Plex Media Server on a Raspberry Pi then struggling with network, storage and share configurations yourself. Take Two!, this purchase includes 2 Raspbian Jessie operating system based pre-built images, Raspian Jessie with (PIXEL) desktop and a minimal Raspbian Jessie Lite (Headless), both with Plex Media Server and all the features installed.  The desktop version can be used as a desktop computer with connected screen, keyboard and mouse while the minimal version is to place your Raspberry Pi as a server in a room, closet or somewhere out of the way with just the network and power connected. 

Both images have been loaded with Plex Media Server optimized for Raspberry Pi with additional features and tools to cover common network (cabled and wireless) configuration, monitoring , performance and statistical dashboard needs as well as a intuitive menu to configure network and attached drives and shares plus turn your Pi into a Wi-Fi hotspot!. The Raspbian Jessie with PIXEL desktop version has the additional toolset TeamViewer remote desktop installed so you can remote manage your Raspberry Pi accross a network. The Pi3 has sufficient processing power and memory to make a great little intermediate media server. No need to look any further, these images are all you need to get up and running, quickly!

Easy Windows and MAC friendly download and setup instructions. Additional features, toolsets and specifications are detailed further below. Free support.

Simply click Add to Cart to add the latest or newest Plex Media Server version that is available. The product includes a easy to follow step-by-step setup guide suitable for novice and expert alike, which guides you from setup to streaming your first movie, the full booklet is further below as a html flip book for your convenience.

Product Video: Raspberry Pi Plex Media Server image with extra apps and menu to easily configure network and storage.

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Download and setup guide: page through the booklet below or make it bigger by (click here to open in a new window)


• Pre-installed Teamviewer and VNC remote management tools.
• Pre-installed 2017-06-21 Raspbian Jessie with Pixel AND Raspbian Jessie Lite provides a choice of full Raspberry Pi desktop or pure dedicated server with a  small footprint allowing more space for media storage.
• Pre-installed Plex Media Server (just run plex update from the menu to install newer future versions direct from Plex.tv)
• Pre-installed Plexpy system web based statistical PMS monitoring utilities.
• Pre-installed Htop and Shellinabox system monitoring and web based terminal utilities. 
• Enabled FTP service. provides simple ease of access to transfer media to and from the Plex Media Server.
• 38 page pictorial and detailed quick start guide, eBook  Download and setup guide for 20170621 Raspbian Jessie with Pixel / Lite Plexmediaserver provides easy to understand concise instruction on how to download the images using reliable FTP and get you up and running in a matter of minutes. 
• Pre-installed additional transcoding tools.(*.mkv, *.mp4, *.avi and *.DivX)
• Bonus tools downloads (if selected).

2017-06-21 Raspbian Jessie with Pixel AND Raspbian Jessie Lite
• Product Type- Zip File
• Download File Size - +- 1.9Gb Raspbian Jessie version (pixel desktop)
• Download File Size - +- 600Mb Raspbian Jessie Lite version (minimal headless)
• Plexpy  Version 1.4.17 (just run the update from the plexpy web console to automatically install newer versions)
• Compatibility- Raspberry Pi 3  Model B
• Memory-SD - 8Gb or greater, recommend writing to class 10 or higher microSDHC UHS-I card (not supplied).

Download and setup guide for 2017-06-21 Raspbian Jessie / Lite Plexmediaserver
• Product Type- PDF Document support for MAC OSX and WINDOWS OS setup
• Page count - 230 pages
• Product Type- PDF Document
• File Size - (2,9 Mb) (also available online)

Free bonus tools download links with purchase
• WIN32DiskImager - Disk imaging application. (12Mb)
• FileZilla - FTP Client application. (6,4Mb)
• PuTTY - Telnet and SSH client application. (1,9Mb)
• HDD Low Level Format Tool. (2Mb)
• RPi-sd card builder (MAC OSX). (200Kb)

Plex Version v1.10.1.4602-f54242b6b (Release date 13 December 2017)

Any Format

Support for all file types (well, virtually all), including hi-fi music and video formats.

Available Anywhere

Stream all of your media to all your devices, anytime, anywhere, with the same beautiful experience on all of them. (iOS, Android, and Windows apps require a one-time unlock fee for full playback if you do not have a Plex Pass.)

Collections New

Collections are a way to gather your media together. For example, you might add your Marvel movies to a Marvel collection, or zombie movies into a Zombies collection. Items can belong to multiple collections as well, for added flexibility.

Library Organization

Organize all of your media–videos, photos, and music–and make it beautiful with artwork and info like plot summaries, bios, and more.

Plex News New

Plex News has partnered with the most reputable and trustworthy news sources around the world to give you a comprehensive, personalizable news experience. Stay informed on all your devices, anywhere, anytime.

Privacy and Security

Enjoy your media while away from home, knowing your connection is securely encrypted.


Effortlessly share libraries among friends to all discover and enjoy even more content together.

Recommendations and Discovery

Enjoy beautifully organized libraries that help you find and re-discover great gems in your collection.

No Storage Limit

Store and stream as much as you have on your server or storage device, without sacrificing quality, security, or performance.

Online Channels

Get online content from various sources, like TED Talks, NPR, Spike, Comedy Central, and Soundcloud, right in Plex.

Remote Control

Use the Plex app on your phone or tablet to control any Plex player.


Cast content from your smartphone, tablet, or computer to your TV for large screen viewing via Chromecast.


Start content on one device and fling it to another app to continue enjoying it.

Media Optimizer

Create optimized versions of your media for seamless streaming on whichever device you choose.

Watch Later

Save online videos to watch later or recommend videos to a friend.
Plexpy Version
1.4.25 v1.4.25 (2017-10-02)

Fix: Tab instead of spaces preventing startup.

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