[mythtv-users] HD Hiomerun works better in HDHomeRun viewer than MythTV
dlbrett at zoominternet.net
Mon Dec 31 20:07:39 UTC 2018
On 12/31/2018 2:50 PM, James Abernathy wrote:
> On 12/31/18 2:36 PM, Don Brett wrote:
>> On 12/30/2018 9:36 PM, Stephen Worthington wrote:
>>> On Sun, 30 Dec 2018 15:32:07 -0500, you wrote:
>>>> On 12/30/2018 2:40 PM, Don Brett wrote:
>>>>> I have a roof mounted antenna and my house is within 3-5 miles of all
>>>>> the local channels. Signal strengths are very good. Shows are always
>>>>> pixelated in MythTV, some worse than others, but it happens on pretty
>>>>> much every show. On a whim, I tried the HDHomeRun viewer, which is
>>>>> supplied by Silicon Dust, everything looks perfect. Is there a
>>>>> update or setting I should be looking at? Any suggestions on how to
>>> Is it a recording problem or a playback problem? Find one of the
>>> recordings that gives pixellation in MythTV and use the I key to show
>>> the "Recorded File", then find that file in your storage groups. Then
>>> use other player software to play the file (eg VLC, mplayer). If
>>> possible, use the HDHomerun software to play the file. Is it
>>> pixellated when played by other software?
>>> What version of MythTV are you running? What is your video hardware?
>>> What drivers are you using? What settings are you using for playback
>>> in mythfrontend? What sort of recordings are you making - are they
>>> MPEG2 video, H.264, ...? Are these DVB-T, ATSC, or something else?
>>> When the pixellation happens, do you also get audio blips around the
>>> same time? Is the pixellation just occasional, or frequent? Is it
>>> regular (eg every 15 seconds)? Does it vary in how long it lasts for
>>> before normal picture is restored?
>>> mythtv-users mailing list
>>> mythtv-users at mythtv.org
>>> MythTV Forums: https://forum.mythtv.org
>> HDHomeRun doesn't allow playback unless I buy their DVR license, so I
>> can't try it that way.
> The HDHR view that you download from their site will work for OTA
> channels without cost. You only pay if you sign up for their DVR or
> Premium service
Yes, that's where I started, using the HDHR viewer to see live OTA
channels. It looks great in their viewer, but not in MythTv. As a
test, I was trying to playback a MythTV recorded show (from file) in the
HDHR viewer, but can't without the license.
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