hobbes1069 at gmail.com
Thu Oct 26 12:20:16 UTC 2017
On Thu, Oct 26, 2017 at 7:11 AM, Justin Alcorn <justin at jalcorn.net> wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 25, 2017 at 5:50 PM, Michael Robinson <mike at robinsonhome.org>
>> > I've been following this thread as I recently purchased a TCL Roku TV
>> > and would prefer to be able to play recordings from the TV rather than
>> > having to buy additional equipment.
>> > Is Plex the best route to go?
>> I can't say if it's the *best* way to go, but it has worked out for my
>> family. You will need to run a post-process script to create links to
>> the recordings in the correct directory structure and naming
>> convention for Plex. This will enable Plex to automatically grab all
>> of the meta data. You can then view the Myth recordings through any
>> Plex interface. You can find an example post-process script here:
>> Some of the caveats are:
>> - You cannot schedule recordings from Plex. I mainly use MythTV's web
>> - If you try watching a recording in progress, Plex sees the file size
>> at the time playback starts. Therefore, you will need to restart it
>> to watch the entire recording. I don't watch recordings in progress.
>> - If your recordings are in MPEG2 format, Plex may need to transcode
>> the video on-the-fly, depending on the capabilities of the client.
>> So, make sure your PC has sufficient horsepower. I have MythTV
>> transcode recordings to h264 as a post-process to avoid having Plex
>> transcode on-the-fly.
>> I do the same - post process, then no pauses while it transcodes on the
I'll have to check, of course my HDHR OTA recordings are MPEG2, but my
HDHR-CC w/ Comcast I'm not sure if they've completely moved to H.264 or
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