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  Reply # 646464 26-Jun-2012 15:54 Send private message

Whilst we do have sky sport out our house I choose to use the internet. here is my setup for the recent Europe grand prix:



I have a bbc stream on the left, an irc chat on the right (left) and live timing on the right (right). Worked a treat, much better than what was on sky.


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  Reply # 646583 26-Jun-2012 19:16 Send private message

Looks pretty cool.

Your BBC stream, is that iSKY or streamed somehow from somewhere else?

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  Reply # 646586 26-Jun-2012 19:19 Send private message

Jaxson: Looks pretty cool.

Your BBC stream, is that iSKY or streamed somehow from somewhere else?

It is using a proxy that allows me access to the BBC i-Player.

The quality is very acceptable, and connection is good as well.

You can download it here: http://bbc-player.com/



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  Reply # 646618 26-Jun-2012 20:10 Send private message

Phexx:
It is using a proxy that allows me access to the BBC i-Player.

The quality is very acceptable, and connection is good as well.

You can download it here: http://bbc-player.com/


Wow thanks, that's pretty good!

Takes a while to connect/fire up initially but then the quality is really good.

It seems there are two F1 specific 'channels' on the drop down list too....

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  Reply # 646644 26-Jun-2012 20:46 Send private message

Jaxson:
Phexx:
It is using a proxy that allows me access to the BBC i-Player.

The quality is very acceptable, and connection is good as well.

You can download it here: http://bbc-player.com/


Wow thanks, that's pretty good!

Takes a while to connect/fire up initially but then the quality is really good.

It seems there are two F1 specific 'channels' on the drop down list too....

Yeah connecting can take a bit, but I had it running for 3 hours or so and basically no buffering (15mbit connection). I used bbc one for qual and race, never seen those f1 channels work personally. 



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  Reply # 652701 9-Jul-2012 00:39 Send private message

Phexx:
It is using a proxy that allows me access to the BBC i-Player.

The quality is very acceptable, and connection is good as well.

You can download it here: http://bbc-player.com/


Seriously mate, thanks! Smile

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