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#23587 3-Jul-2008 15:50
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Installed a HVR-900H USB2 DVB-T receiver in my gbpvr machine. While my Sempron 64 3000 cannot playback the recorded broadcasts (no accelerated video card) the Popcorn Hour plays them back fine. And for TV3 I get audio on the AC-3 track.

But discovered something quite interesting the other day. While gbpvr is recording, the PCH can play the file back with no file contention. I discovered this by accident but did a full test. Started a recording and after 1 minute of recording tried to play the file back on the PCH. Played back fine and I could skip forwards and backwards with no issue. So I now have a way of watching DVB-T broadcasts effectively live but can skip commercials etc. just by waiting say 15 minutes before starting to watch  Cool!

Larry




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System One: Popcorn Hour A200,  PS3 SuperSlim, NPVR and Plex Server running on Gigabyte Brix (Windows 10 Pro), Sony BDP-S390 BD player, Pioneer AVR, Raspberry Pi running Kodi and Plex, Panasonic 60" 3D plasma, Google Chromecast

System Two: Popcorn Hour A200 ,  Oppo BDP-80 BluRay Player with hardware mode to be region free, Vivitek HD1080P 1080P DLP projector with 100" screen, Denon AVRS730H 7.2 Channel Dolby Atmos/DTS-X AV Receiver, Samsung 4K player, Google Chromecast, Odroid C2 running Kodi and Plex

 

 


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now all we need is the PCH to start supporting AAC-LATM audio, preferably before the Olympics start :)



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While that would be good I am happy with the AC-3 audio on TV3 which seems to be on all programmes I have checked. Most of the time it's 2.0 but for the HD channels it's 5.1.

And anyway if the Olympics originate their audio as 5.1 (AC-3) I can't see TVNZ transcoding that to AAC two channel stereo (well they could I guess but why?)




Staying in Wellington. Check out my AirBnB in the Wellington CBD.  https://www.airbnb.co.nz/rooms/32019730  Mention GZ to get a 10% discount

 

System One: Popcorn Hour A200,  PS3 SuperSlim, NPVR and Plex Server running on Gigabyte Brix (Windows 10 Pro), Sony BDP-S390 BD player, Pioneer AVR, Raspberry Pi running Kodi and Plex, Panasonic 60" 3D plasma, Google Chromecast

System Two: Popcorn Hour A200 ,  Oppo BDP-80 BluRay Player with hardware mode to be region free, Vivitek HD1080P 1080P DLP projector with 100" screen, Denon AVRS730H 7.2 Channel Dolby Atmos/DTS-X AV Receiver, Samsung 4K player, Google Chromecast, Odroid C2 running Kodi and Plex

 

 


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