[mythtv-users] Stupid Fire Stick Match Frame Rate feature

Paul Gardiner lists at glidos.net
Wed Mar 31 10:10:21 UTC 2021

On 31/03/2021 10:38, Jim Abernathy wrote:
> On 3/31/21 4:38 AM, John wrote:
>> On 30/03/2021 14:16, James Abernathy wrote:
>>> On Tue, Mar 30, 2021 at 8:27 AM Paul Gardiner <lists at glidos.net 
>>> <mailto:lists at glidos.net>> wrote:
>>>     > On 3/30/21 6:53 AM, Paul Gardiner wrote:
>>>     Yes, that fits exactly with my experiences, including the
>>>     response from
>>>     Netflix. There doesn't seem to be a way to talk to or get a
>>>     message to
>>>     someone within the company that would recognise that there is a
>>>     problem
>>>     and it isn't Amazon's fault. Still, the Kodi plugin may be a
>>>     workaround.
>>> Well, even though I'm not a huge Kodi fan, it is the only software 
>>> that can play Mythtv, Netflix, and Prime Video content correctly on a 
>>> Nividia Shield TV.  I'll test Kodi out today on a FireTV 4K stick and 
>>> see how it does.
>>> Jim A
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>> Which Kodi plugins did you use for Netflix and Prime Video on Shield TV?
>> When I had a quick look there seemed to be several options?
> I tried the ones in this thread 
> https://forum.kodi.tv/showthread.php?tid=361747&pid=3026759#pid3026759
> Depending what day you install. Kodi version 19.0 or 18.9 works or 
> doesn't work.

Well worth a try, but doesn't seem to be working well for me. It does 
correctly trigger a frame-rate change, but still gives lumpy playback, 
in a way that suggests the video player is struggling to keep up. Maybe 
there's a setting that can improve it, but I haven't found it so far.

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