I have two road blocks to putting the Nvidia Shield into production in the lounge.
I have a windows server configured with Plex DVR using a HDHR Connect. It is able to record stuff ok.
I configured the Shield as a Plex server and client, the DVR option didn't show up until I made it a server too.
I am confused about what does what. Some examples: After rebooting the Shield the DVR option doesn't show until I connect to my windows server. The DRV option then shows up. Connecting back to the internal Shield plex server it also remains available. When using the DVR function when connected to the Shield server, the guide data indicates some shows are scheduled to record, it knows that those shows are scheduled to record on the windows server. When using the DVR function am I really using the Shield server??
There are two clangers, here they are:
1. When I watch live freeview channels on the Shield, most are displayed in the incorrect aspect ratio of 4:3
2. When I try to watch a recorded show from the windows server, using the Shield, it appears to read the entire show (based on disk activity on the windows server) before it will start playing. Worse, when it does play I get a black screen with only audio.
Has anyone cracked this?
Even if I can solve issue 1 I'd be closer to a working solution, I could add some USB storage to the Shield.