[mythtv-users] BR player as streamer for myth BE.
seven at seven.dorksville.net
Fri Feb 4 02:18:14 UTC 2011
On 4 February 2011 07:29, Nick Rout <nick.rout at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 4, 2011 at 7:24 AM, bhaskins <bhaskins at chartermi.net> wrote:
> > I have a Asus box that connects to a print/file/server + myth BE.
> > It sees the myth box as a UPnP server, kudos to the devs!!
> > This works very well and I would like to extend this to another tv.
> > In checking prices, it looks like a BluRay + Netflix box is close to
> > the same price as a stand alone streamer.
> > Both of these will be hard wired connections.
> > I have blacklisted all Sony products ever since the rootkit deal but
> > the Samsung player looks good.
> > Are there any better choices?
> Be aware that just because a player supprts DLNA or UPNP does not
> guarantee that it will work with myth's upnp server or the files your
> myth system records, let alone the huge variants of codec and
> container you might have in your mythvideo collection!
> Often there are slight variations in the implementation of upnp/dlna
> in the players sold in the market. also most of them will only play
> with a limited set of codecs and containers.
> Unfortunately that results in a bit of trial and error, which can be a
> pain when you have to make a purchase decision.
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I have a Samsung BR player it works pretty well atleast on Videos although
it does not support mkv the last time I tested it.
I have not however tested this on recordings, truth be told it came "free"
with my TV except for postage and handling
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