[mythtv-users] HDHomeRun Prime iPad app

Gary Buhrmaster gary.buhrmaster at gmail.com
Sat Aug 20 03:56:03 UTC 2011


On Fri, Aug 19, 2011 at 19:28, Raymond Wagner <raymond at wagnerrp.com> wrote:
> On 8/19/2011 14:26, Matt Emmott wrote:
>> Now that the nail is in the coffin of my TouchPad, I'll be moving over
>> to the dark side that is the iPad 2. It looks like there's an iPad app
>> for the HDHR Prime that lets you stream from the device over Wifi.
>
> Any idea how this is supposed to work?  The iPad only supports MJPEG,
> limited bitrate H264, and very limited bitrate MPEG4.  Anything you get
> out of an HDHomeRun Prime will be MPEG2, unsupported by the iPad, and
> wholly outside the capability of the 1GHz ARM CPU for software
> decoding.

The company states clearly that the app can only playback SD content
(which the A5 can apparently manage).

>From their FAQ:

Q. Can I play back HD channels?
A: iPad 2 is capable of playing back standard-definition TV only.
    You’ll find that most of your HD content is also available in
standard definition.


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