[mythtv-users] Status Update on SageTV HD Extender STX-HD100?
belcampo at zonnet.nl
Mon Jun 30 19:59:28 UTC 2008
> On Mon, Jun 30, 2008 at 07:56:23PM +0200, belcampo wrote:
>> Paul wrote:
>>> On Mon, Jun 30, 2008 at 10:46 AM, jedi <jedi at mishnet.org> wrote:
>>>> Why don't you try an appletv?
>>> The sagetv extender has hardware H.264 decoding. Even with CoreAVC i
>>> have my doubts that the AppleTV will be able to work with the files
>>> from the Hauppauge HD-PVR (maybe i am wrong, has anyone tried?). On
>>> the sage forums the users are reporting though it works flawlessly
>>> with them.
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>> Or try the $ 179.00 PopCornHour A-100 which I assume will be the 'same'
> Given that it's a "generic" device, it will probably also be
> a lot easier to get it to play nice with MythTV. Even if one were
> to get MythTV running on the Sage extender you still have the
> problem of supporting the h264 hardware acceleration.
> Either unit as a generic non-MythTV device is going to be missing
> features since they aren't running Myth (no autoskip).
> Is there any way to enable 3rd party devices to support autoskip
> in some transparent way (like skipping commercials while streaming)?
The PopCornHour runs the 'mono' application which has the -time_interval
(start_end) function which could probably be used like mplayer -ss and
-t or the EDL function to make that possible.
> My setup is customized enough that nothing short of running Myth
> on the frontend gear will do really...
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