[mythtv-users] Play Myth ts recordings on Humax PVR
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Wed Nov 30 15:34:17 UTC 2011
On 30 Nov 2011, at 15:12, Raymond Wagner wrote:
> On 11/30/2011 06:15, Andre wrote:
>> This is a little OT but I'm not getting anything useful from the Humax PVR community...
>> I'd like to be able to play the odd mythtv recording on my girlfriend's Humax Foxsat HDR, according to the numerous wiki's& forums the HDR should be happy to play transport streams (named.ts) containing mpeg2 or h264, SD or HD.
> That unit doesn't even have network access for pulling software updates,
> much less for accessing content from other devices. A brief glance
> through the manual doesn't even show that the hard drive is intended to
> be user serviceable. I highly doubt it's just going to play random
> video files it finds on the hard drive. It's going to need the content
> referenced in some internal database to provide information about what
> it is, where it is, and when it was recorded. It's the same reason why
> MythTV does not accept arbitrary files into its recording section, but
> instead requires that content be accessed through MythVideo.
It plays media stored on an external USB drive, just not Myth's transport streams, yet anyway.
> In any case, I fail to see how this would have any relevance to MythTV,
Agreed, hence the OT comment.
I hadn't had any success trawling the Humax forums so thought I'd ask here, I'm not really expecting a great deal of response. The Humax forum residents seem far more interested in playing exported transport streams than anything else.
Apologies if this is considered inappropriate.
> other than the comment that the recordings originated from a MythTV
> system. MythTV is intended specifically such that you don't have to use
> such devices. I doubt you will find anyone around here with much
> experience with yours in particular.
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