[mythtv-users] firetvstick 4k - MythTV frontend now working for me
jksjdevelop at gmail.com
Wed Dec 5 09:57:39 UTC 2018
On 04/12/2018 22:01, John Pilkington wrote:
> On 30/11/2018 15:23, Peter Bennett wrote:
>> On 11/30/18 7:16 AM, John Pilkington wrote:
>>> Now playback of DVB-T/T2-derived content seems fine, but with a
>>> small lipsync offset. In VLC I apply -150 ms, and in other
>>> mythfrontends I can adjust it via keys A or M. Now the Edit Keys
>>> section tells me that Global MENU is M or Meta+Enter. Perhaps I
>>> need to shout at Alexa?
>> On the fire tv there is a menu button on the remote. You need to
>> assign it to global menu and assign other keys using Setup->Edit Keys
> Oh dear. I really will try to Read The Fine Manual in future.
> To add some value I tried making the sync adjustment using recordings
> of BBC SD and HD test cards. It looked as if -170 ms is about right
> for both in my system. I believe that once adjusted it is stored, and
> it seems to work well with other recordings.
> I'm not trying to turn this list into a firestick support group, but
> I've been trying to find out what the new toy can do as well as being
> a MythTV frontend, and mainly looking at getting access to BBC Radio
> content which isn't provided, TTBOMK, by the BBC iPlayer app.
> I haven't yet got any audio out of Firefox, but the Amazon/M$ Silk
> browser works quite well for me on the new BBC Sounds site. As used
> to be reported with Myth live tv, here live radio stutters if not
> delayed by 20 seconds, and something is at present giving a silent
> black screen after 20 minutes playing time. It can be made to restart
> from the same position but does ruin the effect. I was given, and
> took, the opportunity to disable the screen saver; so now I don't see
> the spectacular scenic shots either.
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mythfrontend-20181124-arm-v30-Pre-983-gca71c59e61a.apk is giving me
picture quality as good as VDPAU on a 55ins TV. Audio sync is about
-350ms so I have made the audio buffer setting 500. At present I get up
to 30 mins playback on UK HD Tv 1280i 50hz at which point the frontend
freezes. Nothing in the log. When this is working reliably it will be a
fantastic frontend for £50 (stick + ethernet adaptor). Many thanks to
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