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jasonwilliams

Hello,

 

Quick question about the 3rd party Live TV plugins before I start trying to set one up:  if you use a plugin instead of a native tuner, can you still use the Emby guide and PVR functionality?

 

TIA

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No, everything runs through the third party software. Emby just becomes the display. Why would you want to do that?

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Would that allow me to use the native Emby guide and PVR functionality?

 

If you set NextPVR up as an .m3u tuner, yes.

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jasonwilliams

Intrigued. I'll give it a try. I know NextPVR will allow dual tuners, so fingers crossed.

 

Thanks Guys!

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If you set NextPVR up as an .m3u tuner, yes.

 

If you go this route you only need the next pvr software, not the next pvr plugin for Emby.

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jasonwilliams
Hi All,
 
As an update, I got both tuners working in NextPVR with the help of '] over at NextPVR.  When I imported the first M3U tuner into Emby, all was working perfectly.  I started running into trouble with the second tuner.  At first, I just increased the stream limit to 2, but that just forced the second channel tuning event to take over the 1st tuner stream.
 
Then I read this thread:
 
 
Figured out you need to separate the channels by stream, so I used
 
 
to create two of each channel.  Same behaviour.   Then I tried the advice from the following post:
 
You need make it look more like this

#EXTM3U
#EXTINF:0, 28 - Fox
http://127.0.0.1:8866/live?channel=28&client=28
#EXTINF:0, 185 - MSNBC
http://127.0.0.1:8866/live?channel=185&client=185

Then in emby after add the m3u tuner edit it change Simultaneous stream limit: (Max number you have) so have 8 set it to 8 or what the case maybe be
Last edited by shspvr; 2019-07-19 at 07:21 AM.

 

(original thread https://forums.nextpvr.com/showthread.php?58844-Expose-a-m3u-channels-playlist/page3)

 

This didn't work either.  Can anyone point me in the right direction?

 

TIA

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Spaceboy

Not sure I understand the current problem but I have emby successfully using 3 tuners through dvbviewer via the m3u method.

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SHSPVR

Not sure I understand the current problem but I have emby successfully using 3 tuners through dvbviewer via the m3u method.

 

If have DVB card but doesn't support ATSC and Analog

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SHSPVR

 

Hi All,
 
As an update, I got both tuners working in NextPVR with the help of '] over at NextPVR.  When I imported the first M3U tuner into Emby, all was working perfectly.  I started running into trouble with the second tuner.  At first, I just increased the stream limit to 2, but that just forced the second channel tuning event to take over the 1st tuner stream.
 
Then I read this thread:
 
 
Figured out you need to separate the channels by stream, so I used
 
 
to create two of each channel.  Same behaviour.   Then I tried the advice from the following post:
 

 You need make it look more like this

 

#EXTM3U

#EXTINF:0, 28 - Fox

http://127.0.0.1:8866/live?channel=28&client=28

#EXTINF:0, 185 - MSNBC

http://127.0.0.1:8866/live?channel=185&client=185

 

Then in emby after add the m3u tuner edit it change Simultaneous stream limit: (Max number you have) so have 8 set it to 8 or what the case maybe be

Last edited by shspvr; 2019-07-19 at 07:21 AM.

(original thread https://forums.nextpvr.com/showthread.php?58844-Expose-a-m3u-channels-playlist/page3)

 

This didn't work either.  Can anyone point me in the right direction?

 

TIA

 

 

You only need to add one m3u tuner here how should look if was quadHD the same apply dualHD or more then one tuner

5d3cc2ccbdfd9_m3u1.jpg

5d3cc2ddb1e96_m3u2.jpg

5d3cc2fb928cc_m3u3.jpg

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jasonwilliams

Thanks SHSPVR, I replicated your setup with a few channels and it works! 

 

Is there any fast way to append &client=<channel#>? to all the channels?

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SHSPVR

Thanks SHSPVR, I replicated your setup with a few channels and it works! 

 

Is there any fast way to append &client=<channel#>? to all the channels?

 

Nope for now you have do it manual with notepad

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