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Forum: Hardware Support 11-12-2019, 07:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 536
Posted By FriscoJohn
Success! I replaced the 64 bit version of...

Success!

I replaced the 64 bit version of SageTV with the 32 bit version. Then I was able to install the ATI MPEG Video Decoder as the MPEG2 Video Decoder. With this installed and using EVR as...
Forum: Hardware Support 11-11-2019, 11:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 536
Posted By FriscoJohn
Progress Report: The $30 Hauppauge 950Q...

Progress Report:

The $30 Hauppauge 950Q WinTV-HVR USB stick works great. It's very sensitive--picks up 30 Bay Area stations solidly with an 8X12 inch flat stick-on the-wall indoor antenna. Sage...
Forum: Hardware Support 10-31-2019, 08:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 536
Posted By FriscoJohn
Thanks all for your input. I just found a...

Thanks all for your input. I just found a screaming deal on a Hauppauge 950Q WinTV-HVR USB stick on Amazon ($30). I'll report back after it comes and I've had a chance to try it out.
Forum: Hardware Support 10-30-2019, 10:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 536
Posted By FriscoJohn
A Little Help From My Friends

Apologies to the Beetles but the title says it all.

I've been searching the forum for a couple of weeks trying to answer a simple question and I have to say I'm more confused than when I started:...
Forum: SageTV Software 06-13-2018, 07:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 749
Posted By FriscoJohn
Thanks, MH. I have searched many times and...

Thanks, MH. I have searched many times and haven't come across the post(s) you mentioned.

I'll be looking forward to your post when you have had a chance to research this.

Best.
Forum: SageTV Software 06-13-2018, 12:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 749
Posted By FriscoJohn
H264 Video Closed Captions--how to get them

I'm still unable to view closed captions in H264 videos on my Comcast/Xfinity cable channels using SageTV9 running on my server machine. I've tried various H264 decoders without improvement.
...
Forum: SageTV Software 02-26-2018, 01:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,132
Posted By FriscoJohn
Thanks gordyp for the tip. Doesn't work for me. ...

Thanks gordyp for the tip. Doesn't work for me. When I'm watching H.264 video and pull up the Options menu there is no entry for Subtitles, just for Captions and neither CC1 or CC2 works.

Could...
Forum: SageTV Software 02-05-2018, 11:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,132
Posted By FriscoJohn
The ATI decoder works flawlessly for me for CC on...

The ATI decoder works flawlessly for me for CC on MPEG2 video. My problem is that Xfinity has recently started switching channels to H.264. I haven't found any H.264 decoder that works in Sage for...
Forum: SageTV Software 12-26-2017, 09:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,077
Posted By FriscoJohn
See post 12 in this thread: ...

See post 12 in this thread:

https://forums.sagetv.com/forums/showthread.php?t=61098

the ATI decoder works great in SageTV9 on Windows10--unless you are viewing H.264 video. I haven't found...
Forum: SageTV Github Development 12-24-2017, 01:17 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,507
Posted By FriscoJohn
Totally agree, Valnar. For those dependent on...

Totally agree, Valnar. For those dependent on closed captions the lack of a working solution for closed captions for H.264 video is a game ender. My cable company (Xfinity) is progressively...
Forum: SageTV Software 12-22-2017, 10:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 457
Posted By FriscoJohn
Closed Captions Problems Again

Xfinity/Comcast (San Francisco) has made some changes in the way it broadcasts some cable channels (in my case all the channels above 720).

When I tried to view any of these channels today I got...
Forum: SageTV Software 08-05-2017, 08:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,950
Posted By FriscoJohn
Thanks for the link, Ranger Z. Actually for the...

Thanks for the link, Ranger Z. Actually for the last several years I've been using the ATIMpenc codec available from the following link:

http://dllsource.com/dhtmlfiles/atimpenc.dll.html

This...
Forum: SageTV Github Development 07-12-2017, 08:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,777
Posted By FriscoJohn
No cookies or remembered preference involved for...

No cookies or remembered preference involved for the above method.

You simply have to go to the PlayOn player window. (Remember you have to minimize the main PlayOn window to see the player...
Forum: SageTV Github Development 07-12-2017, 12:49 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,777
Posted By FriscoJohn
There is a way to turn on closed captions in...

There is a way to turn on closed captions in PlayOn. Check out the info in this link:
...
Forum: SageTV Github Development 06-03-2017, 02:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 902
Posted By FriscoJohn
Don't know if this will be relevant to your...

Don't know if this will be relevant to your docker install but you might look at

https://forums.sagetv.com/forums/showthread.php?t=64270&highlight=FriscoJohn
Forum: SageTV Marketplace 05-30-2017, 11:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,485
Posted By FriscoJohn
Sent you PM.

Sent you PM.
Forum: SageTV Github Development 05-19-2017, 02:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,674
Posted By FriscoJohn
Weather is the only plug-in installed.

Weather is the only plug-in installed.
Forum: SageTV Github Development 05-18-2017, 12:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,674
Posted By FriscoJohn
Narflex is correct. To generate a manageable...

Narflex is correct. To generate a manageable size log I exited SageTV then restarted it, then exited it after a couple of minutes. Sorry if this was too brief a time period to be useful.

Sage is...
Forum: SageTV Github Development 05-17-2017, 07:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,674
Posted By FriscoJohn
Here's the Sage log. Hope it's meaningful to...

Here's the Sage log. Hope it's meaningful to someone.

Thanks.
Forum: SageTV Github Development 05-16-2017, 11:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,674
Posted By FriscoJohn
Server Abruptly Stopped, Can't Restart

I was watching Better Call Saul on my HD300 when it froze half-way through the recording. Restarted the HD300. It couldn't find the SageTV Server.

Checked the server machine. Task Manager...
Forum: SageTV Software 03-22-2017, 01:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,825
Posted By FriscoJohn
SOLVED--Closed captions on SageTV9/Windows10

I followed the same procedure that I described in post #12 of this thread:

https://forums.sagetv.com/forums/showthread.php?t=61098

It worked! My earlier failure was due to forgetting to run...
Forum: SageTV Software 03-21-2017, 09:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,825
Posted By FriscoJohn
TVMaster: The link in the first post in this...

TVMaster:

The link in the first post in this thread describes how I got CC working reliably on SageTV7/Windows 7. When I later upgraded the OS to Win 10 the closed captioning still worked. The...
Forum: SageTV Software 03-21-2017, 11:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,825
Posted By FriscoJohn
Thanks for the suggestion, Tiki. The problem...

Thanks for the suggestion, Tiki. The problem with the Sagetv MPEG decoder is that it does a pretty terrible job of rendering captions, especially on marginal channels. The decoder I have used with...
Forum: SageTV EPG Service 03-21-2017, 10:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 802
Posted By FriscoJohn
Thanks everyone. What a great forum this is! ...

Thanks everyone. What a great forum this is! People here are always ready to extend a helping hand.

And thanks, Fuzzy, for the suggestion about the server-client alternative. That indeed...
Forum: SageTV EPG Service 03-20-2017, 09:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 802
Posted By FriscoJohn
Is a Schedules Direct license limited to a single computer?

The SD FAQ don't address this and even the great Google oracle has not been successful in answering it. Does anyone know if a single SD license can be used for two computers, each having its own...
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