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Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 08:31 PM
Replies: 33
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Posted By trk2
I'm supposed to get 100mbps upload but it seems...

I'm supposed to get 100mbps upload but it seems to typically be in the 70mbps range. That has dropped recently with everyone stuck at home but it's never lower than 40mbps. It's easily fast enough...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 07:23 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 633
Posted By trk2
I'm not sure I trust that graphic. I live on an...

I'm not sure I trust that graphic. I live on an island in a town of less than 5000 residents on the coast of Maine and I have gigabit internet. Greater Portland has 40% of the state's population,...
Forum: General Discussion 04-06-2020, 10:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 254
Posted By trk2
Your sacrifice is appreciated. :goodjob:

Your sacrifice is appreciated. :goodjob:
Forum: General Discussion 04-06-2020, 05:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 254
Posted By trk2
Silicondust is discontinuing the Quatro?

Silicondust is discontinuing the Quatro?
Forum: SageTV Software 03-25-2020, 01:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 594
Posted By trk2
Many times when issues like this occur it is due...

Many times when issues like this occur it is due to a problem in the local network. Try resetting switches and routers. Try swapping network cables. Try temporarily simplifying the network to...
Forum: SageTV Software 03-15-2020, 09:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 248
Posted By trk2
OLED like plasma uses pixel shift to prevent...

OLED like plasma uses pixel shift to prevent burn-in. You have to set the overscan settings beyond the borders of the tv to account that the image will periodically shift.
Forum: SageTV Github Development 03-05-2020, 11:16 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,006
Posted By trk2
I just duplicated EnterNoEscape's findings on his...

I just duplicated EnterNoEscape's findings on his own system. We all owe him a lot. :goodjob:
Forum: Hardware Support 03-04-2020, 08:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 713
Posted By trk2
Yes, there are bunch of iptv network encoders...

Yes, there are bunch of iptv network encoders that capture 4k and should work with opendct.
Forum: SageTV Github Development 03-03-2020, 10:03 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,006
Posted By trk2
I only have three tuners, but I played around...

I only have three tuners, but I played around with using opendct to transcode my mpeg2 channels to h.264. I was able do it using 1 core for each tuner (i7-3770) as a reference. This is all...
Forum: SageTV Github Development 03-03-2020, 10:29 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,006
Posted By trk2
On my system, with cablecard, I need about 8mbps...

On my system, with cablecard, I need about 8mbps upload for a channel that broadcasts in h.264. An mpeg2 channel needs about 13mbps. How are you capturing? If you are using opendct than the...
Forum: SageTV Github Development 03-02-2020, 07:45 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,006
Posted By trk2
Puts that old-school texting skills to use. ...

Puts that old-school texting skills to use. What's your upload cap rate? You can try playing back the source in full quality by following the instructions in this thread; namely adding the...
Forum: SageTV Github Development 03-02-2020, 07:41 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,006
Posted By trk2
Good thought. My previous test was playback with...

Good thought. My previous test was playback with live tv using a channel that is encoded with h.264. I just tried again using an mpeg2 station and had the same results. HD300 will play it back...
Forum: SageTV Github Development 03-02-2020, 03:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,006
Posted By trk2
It seems that placeshifter always defaults to...

It seems that placeshifter always defaults to push mode regardless of the bandwidth. Placeshifter:
Fri 2/21 11:19:53.498 [VideoFrame-e0d55e4d355e@1f17f3a] MiniPlayer got an estimate from the UI on...
Forum: SageTV Github Development 02-29-2020, 10:45 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,006
Posted By trk2
I've been playing around with this and everything...

I've been playing around with this and everything works great (HD stream with 5.1 audio) using a remote connection and a HD300. However, these settings don't seem to work with a traditional...
Forum: Hardware Support 02-02-2020, 12:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 365
Posted By trk2
Sorry, I'm really not that informed on WMC. If...

Sorry, I'm really not that informed on WMC. If you're interested, you can PM KryptoNyte who can probably answer all your questions regarding using WMC with Sage. He might chime in here anyways.
Forum: Hardware Support 02-01-2020, 06:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 365
Posted By trk2
So there is an option available to use cable card...

So there is an option available to use cable card with premium channels. It involves using windows media center which can record premium channels.
There are a couple different variants available....
Forum: Hardware Support 02-01-2020, 03:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 365
Posted By trk2
Well you already know my recommendation which is...

Well you already know my recommendation which is to buy a HDHomeRun Prime and go cable card. That would give you 3 tuners with perfect quality capture and you wouldn't have to mess around with...
Forum: SageTV Downloads & Instructions 01-31-2020, 11:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 653
Posted By trk2
Sorry, I think much of this thread is drifting...

Sorry, I think much of this thread is drifting into conjecture. Cable card for xfinity is the best method for using SageTV period. It's the best quality, you'll get 5.1 audio and embedded captions....
Forum: SageTV Downloads & Instructions 01-30-2020, 04:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 653
Posted By trk2
Comcast is really good with cable card. All...

Comcast is really good with cable card. All channels are flagged copy free except premium channels. The first cable card is included with no rental fee. I would consider getting a HDHomeRun tuner...
Forum: General Discussion 09-21-2019, 07:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 882
Posted By trk2
TiVo to show ads before DVR recordings

"DVR advertising is going to be a permanent part of the service. (https://www.theverge.com/2019/9/21/20876976/tivo-pre-roll-ads-commercials-dvr-recordings)
Forum: Hardware Support 07-15-2019, 09:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 562
Posted By trk2
This is from Silicondust: I'm pretty sure we...

This is from Silicondust:

I'm pretty sure we removed all the SageTV instructions after they got bought out. Fairly simple process though, install SageTV, then install the HDHomeRun software for...
Forum: SageTV Software 06-27-2019, 10:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 814
Posted By trk2
I'm not sure about Windows 10, but there was no...

I'm not sure about Windows 10, but there was no way to do this in Windows 7 or XP. Your best bet may be to buy an HDMI splitter and place it between the PC and AVR for the sole purpose of keeping...
Forum: SageTV Software 06-26-2019, 06:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 814
Posted By trk2
I'm guessing your old AVR supported HDMI...

I'm guessing your old AVR supported HDMI passthrough and your new one doesn't or is not configured. Check the AVR user manual and see if you can enable HDMI passthrough and set it to the PC HDMI...
Forum: Hardware Support 06-03-2019, 09:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,802
Posted By trk2
I want to echo JustFred's comments. Go cable...

I want to echo JustFred's comments. Go cable card with Comcast service. The reliability and quality with OpenDCT in Sage can't be beat. The first cable card is free and Comcast is very good about...
Forum: Hardware Support 05-03-2019, 01:16 PM
Replies: 2,709
Views: 357,500
Posted By trk2
Do you have anything recorded from before the...

Do you have anything recorded from before the upgrade that you know recorded and played properly? You can try playing back a known good file and see if the issue is present. That would help...
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