[mythtv-users] UK users: Interesting DLNA/UPnP 1080p-capable media player for £60

Nick Rout nick.rout at gmail.com
Fri Nov 6 01:45:25 UTC 2009


On Fri, Nov 6, 2009 at 1:11 PM, Mudit Wahal <mwahal at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>
> On Thu, Nov 5, 2009 at 3:59 PM, Brian Wood <beww at beww.org> wrote:
>>
>> On Thursday 05 November 2009 16:51:02 Mudit Wahal wrote:
>> > On Thu, Nov 5, 2009 at 4:05 AM, Robert <RobertCL at iname.com> wrote:
>> > > On Thu, November 5, 2009 11:09 am, Nick Morrott wrote:
>> > > > Just noticed this on El Reg and thought I'd pass it along. Review
>> > > > seems quite positive, and at 60 quite attractive:
>> > >
>> > >
>> > > http://www.reghardware.co.uk/2009/11/05/review_media_player_hisense_1080p
>> > >/
>> > >
>> > > > Cheers,
>> > > > Nick
>> > >
>> > > That looks pretty amazing for 60.
>> > >
>> > > If anyone has one - does it work with the MythTv UPnP server? (I've
>> > > never
>> > > had much success in that area)
>> > >
>> > > Robert.
>> >
>> > Robert,
>> >
>> > This needs to be patched in as DLNA/UPnP is partially broken in all NMT
>> > devices.
>> >
>> > http://cvs.mythtv.org/trac/ticket/7424
>> >
>> > After manually applying this patch, I can use mythtv UPnP on my popcorn
>> > hour and IO Data AVel LinkPlayer2.
>>
>> So you are saying that UPnP/DLNA is broken in Myth, not in the NMT
>> devices?
>>
>> "Broken in all NMT devices" more or less implied the problem was with the
>> NMTs, so you had me a little confused (not hard to do).
>>
>
> I don't know where the problem is, but none of my Syabas firmware devices
> play nice with Mythtv since UPnP was added in mythtv (0.19 ? .. I forgot). I
> found the solution on the NMT forums to patch the mythtvupnp file. This
> makes the popcorn hour work nicely with myth UPnP. BTW, popcorn hour works
> with all other UPnPs (Twonky, Tversity, PlayOn, etc etc). May be the other
> UPnP servers accepts the wrongly encoded URI request with "%3F" instead of
> "?". That doesnt mean Myth UPnP is busted but it just that its not as
> forgiving as other UPnP servers.

According to this http://www.expansys.co.nz/ft.aspx?k=121517 it
browses smb shares as well, so uPnP may not be essential.


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