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Forum: General Discussion 10-05-2019, 10:14 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,698
Posted By hoosierengineer
Consumer Reports future article

The November, 2019 issue of Consumer Reports magazine states that "If you're using an antenna, there are several DVRs that let you record over-the-air programs. In fact, we'll be testing five or...
Forum: SageTV Software 07-25-2019, 11:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 660
Posted By hoosierengineer
SageTV Client hanging in Full Screen mode

SageTV (x86) Client hangs when I switch to full screen exclusive mode (the 4-arrow icon at the top of the screen). I just get a black screen - the cursor still moves, but I need to kill Sage with...
Forum: SageTV Downloads & Instructions 05-28-2019, 02:46 PM
Replies: 537
Views: 397,976
Posted By hoosierengineer
Question Subtitles not working

The only way I have found to get SageTV to display Closed Captioning (Captions) to work is with the following setup (SageTV/Client 9.1.10.783)
Video Render : VMR9
MPEG2 Video Decoder Filter :...
Forum: SageTV Software 03-05-2019, 03:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,025
Posted By hoosierengineer
Talking Eureka! Some time in the (fairly) recent...

Eureka!

Some time in the (fairly) recent past, SageTV MPEG Video Decoder became capable of displaying Captions. Using this decoder (possibly only with captions enabled) resulted in SageTV...
Forum: SageTV Software 03-03-2019, 07:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,025
Posted By hoosierengineer
I got an error when trying to install the...

I got an error when trying to install the drivers, "Oops, something went wrong while trying to scan. Please try again, or see our FAQs for help". The FAQs are too general to be of any assistance. ...
Forum: SageTV Software 01-20-2019, 08:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,025
Posted By hoosierengineer
Question CPU choice to stop SageTV Client from crashing

SageTV client crashes about every 100 or 1000 times I fast forward or rewind from my remote control. Up until a number of months ago, this required a restart of Windows (10) to get Sage functioning...
Forum: General Discussion 10-01-2018, 09:20 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,342
Posted By hoosierengineer
OK, got it working. Need to set the DVD Video...

OK, got it working. Need to set the DVD Video Renderer to VMR 9. Gotta add that to my SageTV notes files.
Forum: General Discussion 10-01-2018, 09:05 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,342
Posted By hoosierengineer
Quick back to my rants--- I also have SageTV...

Quick back to my rants---

I also have SageTV client running on a Windows 7 machine. This morning, I discovered the mouse works fine with Sage on it (I can select PLAY, it highlights when I hover...
Forum: General Discussion 09-30-2018, 06:25 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,342
Posted By hoosierengineer
One last criticism, broadcast television shows...

One last criticism, broadcast television shows seem to jump/hang briefly (fraction of a second) - don't know if this is the broadcaster, interface to Sage, or problem with the renderer.

Sage is...
Forum: General Discussion 09-30-2018, 05:55 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,342
Posted By hoosierengineer
Oh, and my wife subscribes to NetFlix. I don't...

Oh, and my wife subscribes to NetFlix. I don't believe we can use Sage to access the programming. When I first started using Sage, it was the only program that would work with digital television...
Forum: General Discussion 09-30-2018, 05:42 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,342
Posted By hoosierengineer
Honestly, I think the biggest reluctance to adopt...

Honestly, I think the biggest reluctance to adopt Sage is the difficulty in getting it to work completely, and the lack of documentation. I just spent a few more days on and off trying to get...
Forum: Hardware Support 08-29-2018, 08:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 756
Posted By hoosierengineer
Windows 10 Pro 64, 16 GB, (how do I determine...

Windows 10 Pro 64, 16 GB, (how do I determine heap size?), Sage 7 and 9 (have tried various builds), no plugins.

Update- I have configured Sage to use VMR9 as the default video renderer, and...
Forum: Hardware Support 08-25-2018, 07:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 756
Posted By hoosierengineer
CPU selection so Sage doesn't crash

For many years I have put up with the SageTV problem where it occasionally crashes during fast forward/rewind if captions are enabled, requiring the computer to be reset in order to regain FF/RW...
Forum: General Discussion 03-03-2017, 09:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,011
Posted By hoosierengineer
Kaby Lake and Windows 7

Additionally, I seem to have had success running SageTV under both Windows 7 and Windows 10 with Kaby Lake. I have seen claims that Kaby Lake might have problems with Windows 7, but this does not...
Forum: General Discussion 03-03-2017, 09:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,011
Posted By hoosierengineer
Smile Closed Captions and Skylake/Kaby Lake

After many years of experimenting, I have SageTV client working with no video card, using both Skylake and Kaby lake processors from Intel. I haven't documented the entire journey, so a couple of...
Forum: SageTV Software 04-16-2012, 11:02 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,104
Posted By hoosierengineer
SageTV lockup

I have the problem only when you fast forward or rewind. Sometimes playback stops for a few seconds. Sometimes it locks up the computer and rquires a reboot. I am running a server/client...
Forum: The SageTV Community 12-19-2011, 09:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,553
Posted By hoosierengineer
Sagetv-dev still working?

Tried to post a fix for a problem I found - received the following:

"We're writing to let you know that the group you tried to contact (sagetv-dev) may not exist, or you may not have permission to...
Forum: SageTV Software 12-18-2011, 07:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,323
Posted By hoosierengineer
Possible solution to Java.lang.nullpointerexception

I was getting a Java error when launching my SageTV Client after reconfiguring the IP address on my SageTV Server network, "java.lang.NullPointerException". The client would not come up so I had no...
Forum: General Discussion 04-24-2009, 06:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,344
Posted By hoosierengineer
I was building a system for a friend last summer,...

I was building a system for a friend last summer, and either Sage wasn't getting my messages or I wasn't getting theirs. I was trying to figure out how to purchase a licence, no techincal problems. ...
Forum: SageTV Media Extender 02-10-2008, 05:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,865
Posted By hoosierengineer
Anybody out there at Sage TV working on this...

Anybody out there at Sage TV working on this problem? About a third of some Ruff-Ruffman shows I have to save have various problems. Some digitally recorded shows which have been transcoded play...
Forum: Hardware Support 08-15-2007, 08:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,341
Posted By hoosierengineer
Another person who would pay good money if SageTV...

Another person who would pay good money if SageTV could record 'continuous loop' video to a fixed size file. Need time stamp, and a way to browse recordings. Also need to respond to COM port ASCII...
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