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Forum: General Discussion 01-08-2019, 12:16 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,213
Posted By pjpjpjpj
Coming in late but a couple of thoughts: 1....

Coming in late but a couple of thoughts:
1. Have you tried making your own antenna (DB8 or Gray-Hoverman)? I made mine out of some spare 12ga copper from some leftover Romex. I have a DB8 aimed...
Forum: The SageTV Community 10-17-2018, 08:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 499
Posted By pjpjpjpj
I'd have bacon in and on everything I served at...

I'd have bacon in and on everything I served at parties, bbqs, etc. Take my friends down with me while extending my own time. :rofl:

Hey, I'd be popular and we'd all die happy. :hi:
Forum: Hardware Support 09-30-2018, 07:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 654
Posted By pjpjpjpj
So I went back to looking at the "HDMI over...

So I went back to looking at the "HDMI over ethernet" devices and discovered they just have an HDMI male plug on one side and TWO rj45 female jacks on the other. So that would mean I could actually...
Forum: General Discussion 09-25-2018, 09:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 775
Posted By pjpjpjpj
All true for folks like us but the average...

All true for folks like us but the average consumer wants to plug it in, turn it on, set it up, and have it work flawlessly within their Amazon ecosystem without needing any tech knowledge whatsoever.
Forum: Hardware Support 09-21-2018, 06:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 654
Posted By pjpjpjpj
Cable re-purposing question

I have a long HDMI (2.0) cable that is routed from outside my house (end enclosed in a weatherproof box) into an A/V cabinet my house. The path it's routed is not open for cable pulling (the cable...
Forum: General Discussion 09-21-2018, 06:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 775
Posted By pjpjpjpj
Just saw that this evening, along with the...

Just saw that this evening, along with the upcoming Echo Auto (voice commands for inside the car through your phone).

Looks like a really viable option for folks like me who are primarily OTA. If...
Forum: General Discussion 09-06-2018, 09:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 958
Posted By pjpjpjpj
I saw that skill. Then I saw that Plex was...

I saw that skill. Then I saw that Plex was integrated into Alexa, and, well, I already had lifetime Plex, so... :D

And tvmaster, sorry, I don't know about what's required for the Alexa skill use,...
Forum: The SageTV Community 09-03-2018, 08:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,132
Posted By pjpjpjpj
PlayOn pi**ed me off when they dropped ESPN...

PlayOn pi**ed me off when they dropped ESPN without even a mention or a warning. I can still watch stuff live via casting the WatchESPN app to a TV but I preferred running it through the SageTV...
Forum: General Discussion 09-03-2018, 08:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 958
Posted By pjpjpjpj
I got a plex pass lifetime deal a year or two ago...

I got a plex pass lifetime deal a year or two ago for really cheap. I only use plex for two things and it's totally worth it to me.
1. Watching all my content remotely (plex server runs on the same...
Forum: General Discussion 06-13-2018, 12:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,845
Posted By pjpjpjpj
I've had mixed success though it records more...

I've had mixed success though it records more often than it does not. It really depends on what channel you are recording from. Lately it has been choking on the embedded commercials on various...
Forum: General Discussion 04-03-2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,845
Posted By pjpjpjpj
It works fine for me and doesn't affect anything...

It works fine for me and doesn't affect anything adversely. I'm in v9 but not using any plug in stvs (gemstone or whatever), just stock stv with adm mods. It might still have some limitations (may...
Forum: General Discussion 02-24-2018, 09:35 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,958
Posted By pjpjpjpj
Tried another movie, still no dice. Then had...

Tried another movie, still no dice.

Then had an "I'm so stupid" moment and realized that, while I had updated the trial registration code from the forum every 3 months, I had not updated the...
Forum: General Discussion 02-24-2018, 04:58 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,958
Posted By pjpjpjpj
Ran it as an administrator and tried it twice...

Ran it as an administrator and tried it twice (re-clicking the disc a second time as someone in that thread suggested). No dice. Same results as the screenshot I posted above. The disc is...
Forum: General Discussion 02-24-2018, 12:24 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,958
Posted By pjpjpjpj
Yeah, I pretty much get the attached for every BD...

Yeah, I pretty much get the attached for every BD I try to run with MakeMKV. Granted, almost everything I am ripping is Disney (animated movies for the kids like the attached, Marvel and Star Wars),...
Forum: General Discussion 02-24-2018, 11:43 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,958
Posted By pjpjpjpj
Because I don't have disc players at most TVs so...

Because I don't have disc players at most TVs so I need the movies on my Sage system. I don't buy many movies (mainly Marvel and Star Wars, so only a few per year), so therefore I'm not exactly...
Forum: General Discussion 02-24-2018, 11:39 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,958
Posted By pjpjpjpj
The last few bds I tried to rip with it failed. I...

The last few bds I tried to rip with it failed. I figured it didn't work anymore, or they just weren't keeping up with the latest protections.

I'll try again...
Forum: General Discussion 02-24-2018, 07:29 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,958
Posted By pjpjpjpj
I had the short trial period of AnyDVD and it...

I had the short trial period of AnyDVD and it worked great with MakeMKV. That was my plan. Then my wife expressly said no to spending $135 for a piece of software that, "could stop working next...
Forum: General Discussion 02-23-2018, 07:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,958
Posted By pjpjpjpj
Digging this thread up almost 2 years later... ...

Digging this thread up almost 2 years later...

MakeMKV can't decode BDs and not even all DVDs. And my wife emphatically shot down me purchasing the lifetime of AnyDVD (runs about $135) because my...
Forum: The SageTV Community 01-08-2018, 12:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 917
Posted By pjpjpjpj
That was from one of the first two or three...

That was from one of the first two or three episodes of SP ever, wasn't it? I think I still have season one on DVD somewhere in a box in the basement...
:D
Forum: General Discussion 12-24-2017, 12:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 774
Posted By pjpjpjpj
Mi Box question: can you cast from an Amazon Fire...

Mi Box question: can you cast from an Amazon Fire tablet to it? My mother in law has a Fire tablet. She uses some apps with free videos (Hoopla, etc.) and watches on her tablet, but can that cast to...
Forum: General Discussion 12-24-2017, 05:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 774
Posted By pjpjpjpj
She has free basic cable and free wifi as part of...

She has free basic cable and free wifi as part of her home rent (so the OTA aspect doesn't matter... Not to mention, she is a long way from the city and her building is old and built like a tank so...
Forum: General Discussion 12-23-2017, 06:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 774
Posted By pjpjpjpj
No interest in getting her access to our server....

No interest in getting her access to our server. We generally don't record stuff she'd want anyway and I wouldn't want her hogging my bandwidth anyway.

She's knows well about the OTA subchannels...
Forum: General Discussion 12-23-2017, 11:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 774
Posted By pjpjpjpj
Oh, I know, that's concern number one. But she is...

Oh, I know, that's concern number one. But she is fairly familiar with pulling out the TV remote because she uses it to set her TV on sleep timer (she falls asleep with the TV on, so it shuts off...
Forum: General Discussion 12-20-2017, 07:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 774
Posted By pjpjpjpj
Stick/Box for Elderly Relative?

Because I'm happy with my Sage and PlayOn setup, I admittedly have not kept up with all the sticks and boxes available for TV content viewing.

I am looking for something for my mother-in-law, who...
Forum: General Discussion 12-14-2017, 01:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,845
Posted By pjpjpjpj
Along with my aforementioned kids' shows use...

Along with my aforementioned kids' shows use (which comes and goes and is not really that often), this is exactly how we use it as well. When something gets fouled up in a recording (presidential...
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