Live TV stream stops
Posted 14 January 2019 - 01:23 PM
When it happens, there is no error. There just isn't any more data in the stream.
MPEG2 "none" Direct Stream: stream ends (rare?)
MPEG4 "heavy" to Server Remux: stream ends (often?)
MPEG4 "heavy" to 3 mbps Server Transcode: stream might not end; user turned off 3 mbps transcoding after 10-20 minutes because it looks nasty. When it was going with no one watching it for two hours, the stream was still there.
Posted 17 January 2019 - 08:07 PM
QuadHD shows up in the tuner list twice and neither seem to work (try to tune to a channel and loading wheel never stops). I verified the card is working via WinTV 8.5 on the machine itself.
Log says "Hauppauge at null" twice in the detection list.
Hopefully this can get fixed within 30 days so I can actually test it before the refund window closes. @Luke
All I have is game-ready computers, an Xbox One S, and two Shield TVs. All should be able to handle MPEG2 easily. Recordings are on a 6 TB 7200 RPM drive so there isn't a bandwidth problem there either.
I've had nothing but problems with SilconDust hardware and even worse with their nonexistent support.
Edited by FordGT90Concept, 17 January 2019 - 08:13 PM.
Posted 20 January 2019 - 09:07 PM
So far, QuadHD looks like a good decision but I do see one problem in relation to it with Emby Server: I have three HDHomeRun EXTENDs and one QuadHD, yet, when the device can't handle QuadHD, the server is choosing to transcode in server instead of seeing the hardware transcode box checked on the EXTENDs and electing to that tuner instead for hardware transcoding goodness. Would it be possible to make that behavior default?
1) direct play
2) external hardware transcode (e.g. HDHomeRun EXTEND)
3) internal hardware transcode (e.g. NVENC, QuickSync)
4) software transcode (e.g. FFMPEG transcode)
Most efficient to least efficient.
Another thing that would be nice is if you add a new tuner to the live TV list that has unmapped channels in the guide, there should be a notification/link to remind users to update it.
Edited by FordGT90Concept, 20 January 2019 - 09:14 PM.
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