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Forum: Hardware Support 03-27-2021, 08:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 371
Posted By xjim1
Oh yeah, definitely something on the tv. And...

Oh yeah, definitely something on the tv. And full disclosure: I sometimes fall asleep with the tv on, but it's always gone thru the screensaver process and shut off after an hour. This time I woke...
Forum: Hardware Support 03-27-2021, 05:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 371
Posted By xjim1
Well, I think I spoke too soon. That movie did...

Well, I think I spoke too soon. That movie did have spots of distortion after awhile. Sometimes in the background there are small sections that wiggle and flicker (sorry, can't think of any better...
Forum: Hardware Support 03-26-2021, 09:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 371
Posted By xjim1
I think the distortion may depend on the...

I think the distortion may depend on the resolution of the video/channel. Right now I'm watching Timestalkers on UToob. While the video quality itself is average, UToob shows 'quality' at 720p. No...
Forum: Hardware Support 03-26-2021, 08:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 371
Posted By xjim1
Yeah, even on the TV's internal tuner on SD...

Yeah, even on the TV's internal tuner on SD channels. That's straight off the antenna. Streaming, etc is on my Sage server. HDMI for both inputs.

My TV is really old, a 46" Sony XBR3. I'm not...
Forum: Hardware Support 03-26-2021, 08:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 371
Posted By xjim1
Video distortion of some sort

Having a problem with my TV lately. I'm seeing squiggly lines follow movement and along the side sometimes. This mainly shows up with SD recordings, and poor recordings can show faces like they're...
Forum: SageTV Software 12-27-2020, 03:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 376
Posted By xjim1
SageTV Manual

Well, this is a little embarrassing but I can't seem to find the manual anywhere. A hearty thanks to the first person who can tell me where it is. :blush:

edit: Never mind. Found it.
Forum: SageTV Media Extender 12-26-2020, 11:50 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,277
Posted By xjim1
Thanks. I'll take one, maybe two if enough...

Thanks.

I'll take one, maybe two if enough are left over.
And thanks Tmiranda for all the support you've given over the years. :goodjob:
Forum: SageTV Media Extender 12-25-2020, 03:56 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,277
Posted By xjim1
I guess I need an hd300 for dummies book. Who...

I guess I need an hd300 for dummies book. Who makes/made these? A search showed everything from an anemometer to a Sprayer for a John Deere something or other but nothing applicable.
Forum: General Discussion 11-14-2020, 09:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 517
Posted By xjim1
Formatting output filenames of dvd recodes

I think I know the answer to this, but thought maybe someone here knew.

Does anyone know if there is a database/app that either a transcoder or a decrypter uses to enumerate and format output...
Forum: Batch Metadata Tools 11-14-2020, 08:15 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,139
Posted By xjim1
Phoenix has been pulling metadata for all my...

Phoenix has been pulling metadata for all my videos and even dvd's from tvdb, for both tv episodes and movies.
TMDB has tv episode info on it. Isn't there a plugin which uses that site available?
Forum: General Discussion 10-18-2020, 05:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 955
Posted By xjim1
The writing's been on the wall for sometime now. ...

The writing's been on the wall for sometime now. I'm surprised it's taken this long. There was a lot of public criticism when ATT bought TimeWarner, but it looks like their one smart move. It's an...
Forum: Hardware Support 10-18-2020, 01:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,137
Posted By xjim1
Yeah I think there are a couple of us on here...

Yeah I think there are a couple of us on here from time to time. Greetings!
Forum: SageTV v9 Customizations 10-15-2020, 08:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 657
Posted By xjim1
TVDB lookup exceptions

Installed Gemstone awhile ago and while I don't use the interface, Phoenix is collecting metadata and updating every recording and video properties file.

Is there a way to tell it NOT to look up...
Forum: Hardware Support 10-09-2020, 11:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,137
Posted By xjim1
I think it's ok for those of us in a certain age...

I think it's ok for those of us in a certain age group to say it's 'the kid in me'. :) The place was quite busy, getting there shortly after it opened. It was nice to see a good mix of older and...
Forum: Hardware Support 10-07-2020, 11:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,137
Posted By xjim1
Wanted to say thanks for all the input from...

Wanted to say thanks for all the input from everyone, especially about QSV(Quick Sync Video). I'd read about it in the past, but didn't put 2 'n' 2 together that I should consider that as a...
Forum: Batch Metadata Tools 09-24-2020, 11:58 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 11,903
Posted By xjim1
I was doing some comparing as I recorded the same...

I was doing some comparing as I recorded the same episode. A metadata file was created for the episode, but not anything of note. Don't know if it helps, but I've attached the phoenix log entry for...
Forum: Hardware Support 09-20-2020, 10:09 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,689
Posted By xjim1
Right. I was referring to my 3.5 recording hd's....

Right. I was referring to my 3.5 recording hd's. But I do consider any auto spin-down on 2.5's a plus for my use. My library drives sit idle most of the time anyway.



Found this on the Tivo...
Forum: Hardware Support 09-19-2020, 10:01 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,689
Posted By xjim1
Heck, even the 1tb I have is smr, according to...

Heck, even the 1tb I have is smr, according to Seagate.



'Sage' advice, for sure. :) I'm using 3.5 drives for recording dir's, but 2.5 for the library. A lot easier to make them portable by...
Forum: Hardware Support 09-19-2020, 09:02 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,689
Posted By xjim1
I discovered I own an smr drive. It explains the...

I discovered I own an smr drive. It explains the extremely slow write rate. I'm migrating to 2.5" drives and can't find anything that isn't, save for the Toshiba l200, which I can't find anywere.
...
Forum: SageTV v9 Customizations 09-19-2020, 08:50 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 44,760
Posted By xjim1
Do you have Gemstone installed?

Do you have Gemstone installed?
Forum: SageTV Software 09-19-2020, 08:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,071
Posted By xjim1
Yes there is an option to view tv recordings in...

Yes there is an option to view tv recordings in import directories as either videos or recordings. It's set to recordings.

I'll try BMT and CMT.
Appreciate the suggestions.
Forum: SageTV Software 09-14-2020, 10:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,071
Posted By xjim1
Looks like no one's using Sage's converter much...

Looks like no one's using Sage's converter much these days. But in case anyone else runs across this I'll summarize what I found.

A recording on a 9.1 server is converted into mkv file using...
Forum: SageTV Software 09-14-2020, 10:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,138
Posted By xjim1
Well, it only took one beer tonite to realize I...

Well, it only took one beer tonite to realize I have two Sage boxes and to include my old one in my test. :rolleyes:

Just to summarize:
Two Sage servers- 9.1 and 9.2
On 9.2:
Recorded NFLgame1. ...
Forum: SageTV Software 09-13-2020, 08:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,138
Posted By xjim1
Thanks but that didn't work. I started with...

Thanks but that didn't work. I started with putting the -r argument on the wrong file.:bang: A devil of a time putting it back. Seems 21:30 translates into 10:30 in the Touch command.

I'm...
Forum: Batch Metadata Tools 09-13-2020, 06:33 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 11,903
Posted By xjim1
I admit ignorance to all these plugins, but it...

I admit ignorance to all these plugins, but it appears the issue is BMT not fetching metadata?

I installed, then tried to uninstall, Gemstone recently. At some point after this I started seeing...
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