[mythtv-users] Leanfront on Firestick 4k

John Pilkington johnpilk222 at gmail.com
Wed Mar 4 22:30:03 UTC 2020

On 04/03/2020 20:53, Peter Bennett wrote:
> On 3/3/20 7:08 PM, John Pilkington wrote:
>> I have v108, and playback of SD (mpeg2/576i mp2 stereo from DVB-T) 
>> recordings is greatly improved over earlier builds although not yet 
>> really acceptable for use.
>> The sound and video picture quality are both now individually quite 
>> good, but the video motion is not smooth, with mini-pauses every few 
>> frames. Sync is erratic, but without noticeable long-term drift.  The 
>> logging output comes at high speed and as yet I haven't examined it.
>> Perhaps the biggest problem I have is knowing in advance, from the 
>> Leanfront display alone, whether an individual recording is in a 
>> format that will be playable.  h264p is excellent.
>> Great work.  Thanks.
>> John P
> Hi John
> Can you get me a sample of a recording that does not play well? What 
> recordings do not play? If the video format is not supported by the 
> android device then there is no easy solution. I think h263 does not 
> work on the fire stick, but I don't think any broadcast uses it.
> Peter

All these have been uploaded earlier for some reason or other, but ought 
to serve as examples:

This one, h264 1080i with 6-channel sound, Leanfront doesn't play at 
all.  And google seems to think .ts means text...


I think this will probably work


and this .mpg clip is probably similar to the one in the first paragraph 




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